Student Presents Thesis Research at Conference

Senior Peace and Social Justice Studies major Nick Silcox recently presented his thesis research at the first annual conference of Students for Critical Animal Studies. The meeting was held February 1 – 3 at Vassar College. Nick’s thesis examines how the work of farm animal sanctuaries challenges the categories we use to think about other animals. Nick also recently published a book review in the Journal for Critical Animal Studies.


Alum Working in the Cardiology Division of CHOP

We recently caught up with young alum Shannon O’Malley 2006 after she was pictured in The Philadelphia Inquirer article, “Surviving with Heart”.  Shannon is currently an Exercise Physiologist at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.  She is very excited about her career path and credits Ursinus with helping her to develop the necessary framework to be successful.   Read More»


Ursinus Hosts former Ambassador, Special Advisor

The Hon. Patrick R.D. Hayford, who served as Director for African Affairs in the Executive Office of the Secretary General of the United Nations from 1999 to 2005 and Ambassador of Ghana,  will speak at Ursinus College March 18 at 7 p.m. Read More»


Math for Liberal Arts Poster Presentation

Math Poster Session

Students in Math for the Liberal Arts, a class that focuses on students who do not major in a science, recently presented posters that displayed math in interesting ways, from how the Allied Forces cracked a German WWII encryption code to formulas that will better your odds of winning blackjack or a game show. Read More»


Dine Before ‘The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe’

Dinner and a Show

Ursinus has once again teamed up with The Collegeville Economic Development Corp. (CEDC) to offer a “Dinner and a Show” promotion, which provides an entertaining and inexpensive night out for Collegeville area residents. Ursinus’s second play this year is the edgy but optimistic comedy, The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe. Read More»