Chamber Award Honors Coach Thomas

Brian Thomas

Respected Ursinus College baseball coach, educator and community booster Brian Thomas is the recipient of the 2012 Marvin J. Lewis Community Service Award, from the Perkiomen Valley Chamber of Commerce. Read More»

Art Professor To Attend CIC Seminar

Professor of Art Matthew Shoaf was selected to participate in the seminar, Making and Meaning in Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque Europe (c.1300-1625), at Oberlin College’s Allen Memorial Art Museum, this coming June. The seminar, a program of the Council for Independent Colleges, will be led by Andria Derstine, Curator of Collections and Curator of European & American Art at the Allen Memorial Art Museum and Erik Inglis, Associate Professor of Medieval Art History at Oberlin College.


Music Faculty Receives Honor for Piano Quartet

Visiting Assistant Professor of Music Garrett Hope’s Piano Quartet No. 1 was performed by the Garth Newell Piano Quartet at the Garth Newell Music Center in Hot Springs, Va. on January 28. It received honorable mention for the 2011 piano quartet composition competition hosted by the ensemble and was selected for this year’s repertoire.


Theater Professor Stars in Pet Therapy Video

Domenick Scudera

Professor of Theater Domenick Scudera was invited last summer to do a presentation about pet therapy for the Karabots Junior Fellows at the College of Physicians of Philadelphia.  While there, he was interviewed by Dr. Robert Hicks, the Director of the Mutter Museum.  Read More»

2011 Grad Sees the Forest and the Trees on Fulbright

Many students land nicknames while at Ursinus that last for the rest of their lives. Some stem from monikers picked up on the playing fields, while others come from the freshman dorms or Greek Life. But 2011 graduate Martina Dzuna owes her sobriquet, Wunderkind, to the classroom. Read More»