The Ursinus collaborative event which paired students with community members to plant trees in Hunsberger Woods was noted in the Bulletin for members of the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (subscription only for members). The item links to the Ursinus web site story.
Professor Jonathan Marks, Politics has written a satire on a recent meeting of the American Studies Association for The Chronicle of Higher Education. He has also written for Commentary magazine on the impact of online courses on higher education, and if MOOCS are reaching the underserved the courses promised to help.
The presence of the Berman Museum of Art on campus allows many Ursinus students to gain perspective and discover passions that they never would have imagined. Continue reading
Vice President for Enrollment Richard DiFeliciantonio is widely quoted in a Chronicle of Higher Education article on the Common Application by longtime Chronicle reporter Eric Hoover. The topic is the growth of that online system and the issues that come with its use by colleges.
Richard L. Wallace, professor of environmental studies, traveled to Yale University last week to give an invited seminar to graduate students at Yale’s School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. Read More
Ursinus College is again teaming up with The Collegeville Economic Development Corp. (CEDC) to offer “Dinner & a Show” — a night on the town conveniently in and around town — with 15 local restaurants offering dinner specials to individuals attending the performances of The Ursinus College Dance Company. Read More
Ursinus College’s International Film Festival, which runs throughout the fall semester, continues with Himizu on Nov. 21 at 7:30 p.m. in Olin Auditorium. The film, which is in Japanese with English subtitles, was directed by Sion Sono. Read More
Wynton Rice 2008, dancer for the Garth Fagan Dance Company based in Rochester, N.Y., was noted in a New York Times review of the company’s performances this week in Manhattan at the Joyce Theater. Wynton, who is the son of College Chaplain Charles Rice, will be featured in an upcoming arts issue of Ursinus Magazine.
The Ursinus College Wind Ensemble presents its fall concert on Friday, Nov. 15, at 7:30 p.m in the Kaleidoscope Performing Arts Center’s Lenfest Theater. The event is free and open to the public. Read More
The Greater Philadelphia Philosophy Consortium, which comprises all the philosophy departments in the Philadelphia area, will devote its annual “Public Affairs” session to a symposium on America the Philosophical, the 672-page book by Professor of Philosophy and Humanities Carlin Romano. Read More