138th Ursinus Commencement Ceremony Set for May 14

Ursinus College plans to graduate close to 400 students at its 138th Commencement May 14 on the campus front lawn. The graduates will include those earning Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees, and 18 non-traditional students earning Bachelor’s of Business Administration degrees. Read More»

Students Are Partners in New Local Farmer’s Market

Ursinus students have been in the forefront of the start up of the new Collegeville Farmer’s Market, a partnership with the community, which will open April 30. Students in Environmental Studies classes have prepared for the late April launch of the Market, a project of the Borough of Collegeville Main Street Program, which will provide locally grown, fresh food. Read More»

Moot Court Competition Finals Open to All

Come root for your favorite legal team! The Ursinus community is invited to the finals of the Moot Court competition Monday April 25 in Musser Auditorium of Pfahler Hall at 6 p.m.  Students interested in attending law school will find it particularly interesting. Read More»

Ursinus Named One of “311 Greenest Colleges”

Ursinus College is among the most environmentally responsible colleges in the U.S. and Canada, according to The Princeton Review, which selected Ursinus for inclusion in The Princeton Review’s Guide to 311 Green Colleges: 2011 Edition. The guide is released this week in conjunction with Earth Day. Read More»

Ursinus Wind Ensemble to Present Concert

The Ursinus College Wind Ensemble will present a concert on Saturday, April 30, at 7:30 p.m. in The Kaleidoscope Lenfest Theater on the Collegeville campus.  The program is free, open to the public, and no tickets or reservations are required. Read More»

Biology Professor Lends Expertise to Film Panel

Rebecca Roberts

Biology Professor Rebecca Roberts takes her expertise as a researcher on the effects of the chemical bisphenol-A to a panel at The Ambler Theater on April 12. Roberts’ research on the plastic BPA has looked at its effects on the human body when it is used in plastic baby bottles and other products. Read More»

Ursinus Is Talking About: A Broader Look at Books, Art, Music, Film

Ursinus is Talking About… an extracurricular program that invites the campus community to engage with a text and take a broader look at it, whether it is a work of art – music, book, film or photography — has announced its focus for the 2011-2012 academic year: the series Battlestar Galactica, and Edmund White’s book, A Boy’s Own Story. Read More»

Berman Student Exhibition Showcases Student Works

The Philip and Muriel Berman Museum of Art will host its Annual Student Exhibition, which showcases the work of art students and art majors. The exhibition opens April 27 and runs through May 14. An opening reception is planned for Wednesday April 27 from 3 to 5 p.m., with an award ceremony at 4:30 p.m. in the Museum Main Gallery. An “after party” will take place in the Ritter Art Studio Gallery from 5 to 7 p.m., where refreshments will be available. Read More»