Faculty Good News

A professor was published in Physician’s News Digest, another in Psychology Today ‘s blogs, and another was heard on the radio. An art exhibition was reviewed, and a music professor was commissioned to write a piece. See also good news from the Math Department.

Rebecca Roberts (Biology, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology), published an article titled “What You and Your Patients Need to Know About Bisphenol A” in Physician’s News Digest.  (See also Ursinus in the News).


Mohammed Yahdi (Mathematics and Computer Science) has announced that his student’s paper from summer research was accepted for presentation and she was awarded funding from the National Institute for Mathematical & Biological Synthesis (NIMBioS) to the attend the Research Conference at the Interface of Biology and Mathematics at NIMBioS. Student Karissa Smith is continuing work with Yahdi in this project for her distinguished honors in Mathematics. (See also Student Spotlight).


Sarah Kaufman (Art) co-curated an exhibition at Haverford College, which was reviewed in The Philadelphia Inquirer. A catalog for the exhibition with an essay has also been published.  (See also Ursinus in the News).


Garrett Hope (Music), presented at the 2011 College Music Society National Conference last month. He was commissioned by Colorado Christian University in Lakewood, Colo. to compose a new work for wind ensemble, which will be performed at the 2013 Colorado Music Educators Association Conference at the Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo.


C. Dallett Hemphill (History, American Studies) was interviewed for Alaska Public Radio’s who, “Kids These Days,” and can be heard here.  (See also Ursinus in the News).


Gabrielle Principe (Psychology), is blogging for Psychology Today. The blog, titled “Your Brain on Childhood,” the same title as her new book (Prometheus, 2011) centers on the implications of evolutionary ideas on children’s development.