Professor to Attend Select Liberal Arts Symposium

Ursinus Professor Biology Robert Dawley has been invited to participate in a prestigious symposium on the liberal arts and core curriculum, at Columbia University this fall.  The symposium is supported by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities and is chaired by Andrew Delbanco, who is Director of American Studies at Columbia and the Levi Professor in the Humanities there. Read More»


English Major on Way to a Ph.D. With Prestigious Fellowship

Melissa Pankake learns from the past, but is excited about the future. An English major with a passion for the Medieval, Melissa, the recent Class of 2011 Valedictorian from Lebanon Pa, is headed to Princeton University with a prestigious graduate fellowship, one of two each year offered by the Council of Independent Colleges. She will pursue a Ph.D. in English with a concentration in medieval literature. Read More»


Merck Awards Shavonn Smith Competitive Scholarship


Shavonn Smith ’12
has been awarded the United Negro College Fund-Merck Undergraduate Science Research Scholarship. This competitive award includes up to $25,000 toward Smith’s senior year at UC. It includes an internship at Merck, with stipends totaling $10,000. Read More»


Student Curating at Ursinus

The Berman Museum of Art is a place where both students and alumni can obtain the valuable hands-on experience of curating exhibitions. The summer 2011 exhibition, Liminality and the Ephemera: To Enter and Exit, Mark Unmark, featuring recent graduates of The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, is curated by Menaka Gopalan, Class of 2007. She is also an artist participating in the exhibition. Read More»