Family Day Athletics

Family Day Athletics

During Family Day on Saturday, Sept. 17, the Ursinus College Bears competed in football, field hockey and soccer. View photos from the day’s games. Read More»

Family Day Around Campus

Family Day 2011

At Family Day on Saturday, Sept. 17, Ursinus students and faculty welcomed parents and other family members to campus for a day of activities and showcases of student achievement. Read More»

Annenberg Prof Gives Talk on ‘Makeover’ Television

Katherine Sender

Dr. Katherine Sender, the associate dean of graduate studies and an associate professor at the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania will speak about her new book, Makeover Television and its Audiences (forthcoming from New York University Press). Read More»

Faculty Good News

Accomplishments by Ursinus College faculty members are noted regularly in “Faculty Good News.” This week, Dr. Roberts was interviewed by ABC News and testified in Harrisburg; Dr. Hemphill has been interviewed on her new book on siblings; Dr. Kieta’s poem has been published; Dr. Oboler has written a published article; Dr. Rice’s essay was accepted for publication; Dr. Scoville will present talks; and Dr. Yahdi reports on a conference he co-organized. Read More»

Biology Professor Quoted at ABC News; Offers Expertise to State Hearing

 Rebecca Roberts, Biology, was interviewed on her research into the use of the chemical bisphenol-A (BPA) by ABC News and the article appears online. During the same week she provided testimony in Harrisburg, in front of the House Democratic Policy Committee about House Bill192, which is aimed at eliminating the use of BPA in baby bottles and other containers used by kids. State Rep. Larry Curry, D-Montgomery/Phila., requested the hearing and served as its co-chairman. Curry has introduced legislation (H.B. 192) that would ban BPA from baby products sold and manufactured in Pennsylvania.

East Asian Studies Grad Wins Academic Competition

Nathanael Hood, who graduated in May with a major in East Asian Studies, has won first prize in the joint Phi Alpha Theta/World History Association undergraduate paper competition. His winning paper will be considered for publication by either of the sponsoring organizations. Read More»

Faculty Good News

Accomplishments by Ursinus College faculty members are noted regularly in “Faculty Good News.” This week features Dr. Sorensen’s moral psychology conference paper;  Dr. Greason’s panel discussion on oral history, race, migration and displacement; Dr. Hope’s recent doctoral composition; and Dr. Hurley’s work on the politics of natural resource extraction in developing countries. Read More»