Tucked in a corner of campus in a white house on a leafy street are seven works of art that are not as visible as the art in the Berman Museum or as apparent as the outdoor sculpture dotting the campus. But Olivia Schultz’s Summer Fellows project will call attention to this small collection in the Hillel House. Read More
When Cory Straub, Associate Professor of Biology, walks out into the fields of rolling alfalfa he notices the smallest things. Footsteps cause certain insects to scatter, among them, the tiny and very destructive Potato Leafhopper. Read More
Two Ursinus student a cappella groups turned 942 Main Street into a recording session for a weekend as they professionally recorded six songs during the spring semester. Their album, One Note Stand, includes six songs songs from the male Bearitones and female B’Naturals, and is now available for purchase on iTunes. Read More
From the mid-1960s through the 1970s, New York-based photographer Michael Putnam captured images of people around the world sleeping in public places. His sleepers, found sprawled in parks, curled up on benches, and contorted into all sorts of unlikely positions, were seen in passing, photographed, and left to sleep on. Read More
Commencement is actually the beginning for members of the Class of 2014. They are the sum of their Ursinus experience and will have no trouble heeding the advice of the speaker, to be agents of change. Continue reading
Jonathan Marks, Associate Professor of Politics, authored an essay in The Wall Street Journal June 23, titled, “Presbyterians Join the Anti-Israel Choir.” The site is password-protected. The op-ed is about a divestment resolution passed at a meeting of the church General Assembly, and attitudes toward the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Jennifer Fleeger, assistant professor int he Media and Communication Studies Department, will speak at the Phoenixville Public Library June 19 at 7 p.m. on Hollywood, opera, and jazz in the 1920s. Read More
Ursinus Commencement speaker, Zanaib Hawa Bangura, leads a feature in The Chronicle of Higher Education on commencement words of wisdom. She is the United Nations secretary-general’s special representative on sexual violence in conflict.Her honorary degree drew a standing ovation.
Devan Fogarty 2014, who was crowned the 2014 Miss Pennsbury at the Miss Neshaminy Valley PA Scholarship Competition in March, will represent eastern Bucks County, Pa., when she competes for the title of Miss Pennsylvania in Pittsburgh on June 11, 12 and 14. The winner will compete for the title of Miss America 2015 in Atlantic City, N.J. Read More
M. Nzadi Keita, associate professor of English and Creative Writing, has been awarded a Leeway Foundation grant to run a memoir-writing workshop this summer. Read More