Romano Distinguished Visiting Scholar at Peking U

Ursinus Professor of Philosophy and Humanities Carlin Romano, currrently on leave of absence as the College’s first Guggenheim Fellow, has been named “Distinguished Visiting Scholar” at the Institute for Advanced Humanistic Studies at Peking University, China’s top-ranked academic institution. Read More»

Biochemistry Students Help Brownie Troop Learn About Science

BCMB Students

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (BCMB) students recently volunteered their time to help some local Brownie Scouts earn their scientist badge.  The students are all members of the Ursinus Undergraduate Affiliate Network of the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB). Read More»

Students Present Research at the Capitol

Ursinus students presented posters this week in Harrisburg as part of Undergraduate Research at the Capitol. The themes of their presentations covered western media’s portrayal of Islamist terror and the Spanish banking crisis. “These types of events give our students a chance to showcase their research to a wider audience and receive feedback from individuals who would not normally be aware of their work,” said Ambassador (Ret.) Joseph H. Melrose Jr., who is a professor in the Politics and International Relations Department.  Read More»

Ursinus Students Direct Significant Brecht Play

Five Ursinus students are working collaboratively to direct the play Fear and Misery in the Third Reich. The play by Bertolt Brecht runs April 2 through 5 at 7:30 p.m. in the Blackbox Theater of the Kaleidoscope Performing Arts Center. Read More»

Students Find Math…Everywhere

Math Poster Presentation

Every year, students in Math for the Liberal Arts, a class that focuses on students who do not major in a science, are given the opportunity to create posters that demonstrate the ways in which math impacts something meaningful to them. Poetry, art, golf, lacrosse, shopping and numerology were among the themes found at this semester’s exhibition. Read More»

Longwood Gardens Stewardship Program Visits Ursinus

The Ursinus Organic Farm and Hunsberger Woods served as a teaching location for the Longwood Gardens Community Read program. Educators and Interns from Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, Pa., are learning about the environmental conservation, land stewardship and community engagement practiced by the writer Aldo Leopold in the program with local libraries and community partners. Read More»