Take a musical step back in time with Piffaro, The Renaissance Band. This Philadelphia-based early music ensemble comes to Ursinus College Thursday, Sept. 29 to perform music of the late Medieval and Renaissance periods on a variety of early wind instruments, augmented by percussion and strings. Read More
The play Fefu and Her Friends by Maria Irene Fornes, directed by Professor Beverly Redman, will be performed Wednesday through Saturday, Oct. 5 through 8, at 7:30 p.m. in The Kaleidoscope Performing Arts Center’s Lenfest Theater. Read More
When the historic Hurricane Irene devastated much of the East Coast, Ursinus College was left without power. Students had moved in, however, and expected their meals, and Dining Services, under Sodexo, was ready to feed them as a state of emergency was in effect. Read More
Computer Science major Sam Snodgrass won the Upsilon Pi Epsilon Scholarship Award for 2011. This is the second year in a row that an Ursinus student has won an award from the International Honor Society for the Computing and Information Disciplines Read More
The Wall Street Journal asked Ursinus Business and Economics Professor Jennifer VanGilder to analyze the facial symmetry of a sampling of 320 NFL starters. Van Gilder has been using this research as a predictor of career success. Read more about her research in the Wall Street Journal, and in the Fall Ursinus Magazine. The article was picked up by Sports Illustrated.
The Ursinus football team opened the season with its first night game under the lights at newly renovated Patterson Field. In front of an overflow crowd, Albright College spoiled the party as the Lions scored 17 straight points to defeat the Bears 24-17. Read More
Throughout this academic year the Myrin Library will be highlighting and showcasing our special collections. Our first exhibit is located in the lobby of the Myrin Library, featuring objects, printed documents and photographs from the Ursinus College Archives, also known as the Ursinusiana Collection. Read More
Media and Communications Studies Visiting Professor Kirstie Hettiga’s research is the topic of an article in the Columbia Journalism Review. The article describes her stint as an intern for a small daily newspaper, which she used for her research on “experiencing error” and how journalists and newspapers deal with instances of factual error and the need for a correction. The resulting research was presented at The Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication’s 2011 conference.
After some uncertainly, Ursinus College this summer welcomed eight students from Tohoku Gakuin University (TGU) in Sendai, Japan, an area which suffered a devastating tsunami and earthquake last March. Read More
The Business and Economics Dept. presents a talk which will address what we can learn from Japan regarding a world crisis in financial markets. Heather A. Montgomery, Associate Professor of Business and Economics at the International Christian University in Tokyo, will address “The Global Financial Crisis: Lessons for the West from Japan.” Read More