Longtime, widely respected baseball coach and former Director of Athletics Brian Thomas will retire after this season, capping 23 years at Ursinus College and a 43-year career. In appreciation for his many years of service, his winning record on the field and his mentoring countless players, Ursinus will name its baseball field Thomas Field on April 28 between a double header. Read More
Ursinus alumnus and Trustee Alan Novak, former Chair of the Republican State Committee of Pennsylvania, will share his views on the presidential election and upcoming Pennsylvania elections on PCN, Pennsylvania Commonwealth Network, Jan. 30. Read More
A week-long celebration of the life of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is planned, January 16 – 21. The events include a look at the “I Have a Dream” speech; a poetry slam; songs of the Civil Rights movement; a performance celebration; a trip to Washington, D.C., and a day of service. Read More
Philadelphia-based artist Aaron Birk will discuss the first volume of his self-published graphic novel, “The Pollinator’s Corridor,” on Wednesday, January 25, at 7 p.m. in the Musser Auditorium, located in Pfahler Hall. The event is free and open to the public. No reservations are necessary. Read More
UPDATE: Amid news reports of her retirement, Old Dominion University has asked Anders to stay with the team. Read it here.
Beth Anders 1973, called the most successful coach in Old Dominion University history, announced her retirement after 29 years at the helm of the Monarchs’ field hockey team. Read about her career here, and leading her team to nine Division I titles.
What is happiness? Hear Ursinus Philosophy Professor Kelly Sorensen’s views on the complexities of the pursuit of happiness in this fun interview. Smile while you learn about the measure and methods of being happy. Read More
Associate Professor of Biology Rebecca Roberts has co-authored a piece in The Philadelphia Inquirer (Jan. 5 ) “Chemical safety bill has diverse support,” on the dangers of toxic chemicals in consumer products. She and co-author Maureen Swanson, director of the Healthy Children Project at the Learning Disabilities Association in Pittsburgh, outline support for the Safe Chemicals Act before Congress. Read More
RE-IMAGINING THE DISTAFF TOOLKIT
Opens Jan. 24, runs through April 1 in the Main Gallery
Curated by Rickie Solinger
Opening Reception: Sunday, Jan. 29 from 2 to 4 p.m.
Public Lecture by Rickie Solinger: Feb. 21, 7 p.m, Pearlstine Lecture Hall, Berman Museum of Art Read More