Dr. Borsdorf Secures Grant from the CDC

Dr. Laura Borsdorf secured a $125,000.00 Center for Disease Control grant in conjunction with the PA Department of Education to develop and disseminate programs and curriculum geared at increasing physical activity and decrease obesity and other hypokinetic diseases within the pa k-12 SCHOOLS. Read More»

Professors Bike to Raise Awareness of Childhood Obesity

ESS Professors Bike To Raise Awareness for Obesity

What to do about childhood obesity? Lead by example. One group, The Pennsylvania State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreations and Dance (PSAHPERD) is doing just that by encouraging active healthy lifestyles for families in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Read More»

Career Services Clothing Drive Helps Women in Need

Careers Services Wings for Success Drive

The season of giving is off to an early start thanks to the Ursinus Career Services Office. Colleagues organized a donation drive that resulted in hundreds of items that will go directly to help disadvantaged women hoping to get their careers — and lives — on track.   Read More»

Picking Up a Brush in City Schools

Madeline McEvily, a Bonner Leader and Senior Bonner Intern, organized a group of Ursinus students to volunteer for the “City Year Serves” day on Saturday, November 3, 2012. Read More»

International Film Festival Presents “Dolls”

International Film Festival

Ursinus College’s International Film Festival, which runs throughout the fall semester, continues with Dolls on Nov. 15 at 7:30 p.m. in Olin Auditorium. Directed by Takeshi Kitano, the film (in Japanese with English subtitles) is inspired by traditional Japanese Bunraku puppet theater. Read More»

Bi-Textual Writers Series Features Patterson

Nadine Patterson

The final reading/book signing in a three-author Bi-Textual Writers Series featuring writers who work in multiple genres, features Nadine Patterson, an award-winning independent producer/director with training in theater. This presentation features a film screening Nov. 13  at 7 p.m. in Pfahler 100. Read More»

British Women, Chemistry and Poetry Topic of Talk

British Women, Chemistry and Poetry

Authors and scholars Marlene Rayner-Canham and Geoff Rayner-Canham will present  a program on the poetry written by female British chemistry students in the period from the 1870s to the 1940s. The free talk Nov. 12 at 7 p.m. in Pfahler Auditorium, is open to the public. Read More»