Two Seniors Receive Fulbright Awards

Ursinus seniors Ashley Green and Martina Dzuna have both received Fulbright awards that will allow them to explore international cultures and further their academic study. The prestigious Fulbright program distributes just 1,600 awards to U.S. students annually.  Read More»


Professor Dale Cameron Wins Prestigious Science Award

Dr. Cameron, who earned his Ph.D., at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia, is now celebrating a $35,000 grant by the Research Corporation for Science Advancement to support his continued research in yeast prions. The prestigious Cottrell College Science Award,  is designed to fund cutting-edge research for early career scientists who work with undergraduate students.  Read More»


Theater Professor and his ‘best friend’ on the Evening News

Festus the three-legged dog who has become somewhat of a fixture on campus, will make his television debut May 30, on the 4 p.m. Channel 10 News. Reporter Dawn Timmeney plans to air her story about the pet therapy work Festus does at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia with his adoptive parent, Domenick Scudera, associate professor of theater. Festus has been an inspiration for Scudera’s theater work. Read More»


Speaker Lauds UC Education as President Confers Degrees

Ursinus College graduated some 400 students earning Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees, at its 138th Commencement May 14 on the campus front lawn. The graduates included 19 non-traditional students earning Bachelor of Business Administration degrees. A Baccalaureate service was held May 13 in Bomberger Auditorium. Read More»


Model U.N. Students Meet with Dikembe Mutombo

Ursinus students met with Dikembe Mutombo who was the keynote speaker at the opening ceremonies at the Model United Nations this year in New York City.  Professor Joseph Melrose, former Ambassador to the UN, takes our students every year to the Model United Nations, and teaches a course on International Organizations and Diplomacy. Ursinus is one of the longest attending Model UN college, with more than 40 years attending the program. Read More»


Professor Named an Academic Fellow at Tel Aviv U.

Ursinus Professor of Philosophy and Humanities Carlin Romano has been named an Academic Fellow at Tel Aviv University with the support of the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies in Washington, D.C. Prof. Romano, who was the first Eisenhower Fellow from the United States to Israel, will participate in an international seminar this summer with academics, diplomats and military officials from multiple countries on how democracies should respond to terrorism. Read More»


Alumna Curates Berman Museum Summer Exhibition

An exhibition featuring art from recent graduates of The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts will open at the Philip and Muriel Berman Museum of Art at Ursinus College June 1 and run through Aug. 14 in the Main Gallery. Menaka Gopalan, an Ursinus College alumna, Class of 2007, is guest curator of the exhibition Liminality and the Ephemera: To Enter and Exit, Mark Unmark. Read More»


Ursinus Unites for Aid to Japan

The news of the devastating March 11 earthquake and tsunami was met with grief on the Ursinus campus and an urgent desire to help. Ursinus students, faculty and staff worked to raise awareness and funding for our sister school, Tohoku Gakuin University, located in Sendai, Japan, near the epicenter of the earthquake.  Read More»