Professor’s Book Receiving National Attention

Carlin Romano

Professor of Philosophy and Humanities Carlin Romano has been receiving a great deal of attention for his new book, America the Philosophical. It has been reviewed by more than 10 national newspapers, including the Wall Street Journal and The New York Times, and Romano has appeared on WHYY’s Radio Times and Book TV on C-SPAN. Read More»


The End of a Species

When the giant tortoise Lonesome George died on June 24, we asked Biology Professor Robert Dawley to explain the significance of his death. “Lonesome George was the last surviving member of the subspecies of giant tortoise that lived on Pinta Island in the Galápagos Archipelago. Read More»


Firm Co-Founded by Alumnus Signs Major Agreement

In 2004, Ursinus alumnus and trustee Dr.Joseph DeSimone co-founded Liquidia Technologies based on his discoveries at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC). Liquidia has announced a broad, multi-year collaboration with pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline (GSK). Read More»


Outstanding Teaching Award to Dr. Jennifer Van Gilder

Jennifer VanGilder

Assistant Professor of Business and Economics Jennifer Van Gilder was the recipient of the Lindbach Award for Outsanding Teaching at the 2012 Ursinus commencement ceremony. Her students praised her teaching in their nominations.l One said, “She made me feel like there was no challenge I couldn’t face.” Read More»


Dr. Richard Wallace is H. Lloyd Jones Award Winner

Dr. Richard Wallace

Dr. Richard Wallace, Associate Professor of Environmental Studies, won the The H. Lloyd Jones Jr. Award, established in honor of H. Loyd Jones, professor of English from 1947 to 1988, awarded to a faculty member for distinguished advising and mentoring. Read More»


Dr. Carlita Favero Wins Summer Grant

Dr. Carlita Favero earned a SOMAS-URM grant (Support of Mentors and their Students in the Neurosciences from Underrepresented Minorities)  to support her research this summer on the effects of prenatal alcohol on neural development. Read More»


Dr. Lyczak Honored with the Award for Outstanding Research

Dr. Rebecca Lyczak was honored with the Laughlin Award for Outstanding Research at the 2012 commencement of Ursinus College.  Her research focuses on early development in C. elegans, the nematode worm that has proven to be so useful in elucidating genetics and genetic disorders, including in humans.  Read More»


Student Receives Prestigious Kemper Scholarship

David Martin

David Martin, a rising sophomore from Selinsgrove, Pa., has been selected from a group of finalists for the incoming class of the Kemper Scholars Program. “It is an honor to be representing Ursinus in such a wonderful program,” says Martin, who is a double major in Mathematics and Business & Economics. Read More»