Neuroscience Research in Summer

Summer Neuroscience Research

As Summer Fellows, Christopher Howard 2012 and Jennilyn Weber 2013 continued research they began in the spring in the lab of Dr. Carlita Favero. Especially interesting to the team is studying the development in mouse embryos that have been prenatally exposed to ethanol. Read More»


Study Abroad Led to Physiology Research Fellowship

Kaitlyn Kennard

Kaitlyn Kennard, Class of 2012, is an American Physiological Society Undergraduate Research Fellow. Her passion for physiology was ignited when, as  a sophomore, she studied abroad in the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico with two Ursinus biology professors, and became interested in the science of the function of living systems. Read More»


Ursinus UNCF/Merck Scholarship Student Noted

The Birmingham, Ala. Times carries an article on the UNCF/Merck Science Initiative Scholarships and Fellowships In Biosciences that includes Shavonn Smith 2012, who has been a researcher in the laboratory of Dr. Beth Bailey (Biology) and participated in an internship at the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, Mass. She is a biology and media and communications double major from Philadelphia.


President Fong Recipient of National Pioneer Award

President Bobby Fong

Ursinus College President Dr. Bobby Fong is the recipient of a prestigious 2011 Pioneer Award from OCA, a national organization which advances the social, political and economic well-being of Asian Pacific Americans.The award was presented Aug. 6 in New York City at the organization’s national convention. Read More»


’11 Grad Gains Foundation for Leadership as Philly Fellow

Kristin Daly-Barnes will take her Ursinus community-building experiences to Philadelphia. The 2011 graduate will join the next generation of civic leadership when, as a Philly Fellow, she becomes part of the solution to the city’s most pressing social problems. She credits the Ursinus faculty with her desire to promote change. Read More»


Phi Kappa Sigma Fraternity Wins National Award

The Phi Kappa Sigma International Fraternity has awarded the Delta Rho Chapter at Ursinus College the “Carroll K. Simons Outstanding Chapter Award.” This award, given for the 2010-2011 academic year, is given to the most well-rounded Chapter, which also exhibits an excellent record in all Chapter operations. Ursinus competed against 47 schools across the country with Chapters of Phi Kappa Sigma. Read More»