In the News: Watson Fellow Codey Young

Recent graduate Codey Young, a 2014 Watson Fellow, was profiled in newspapers in Pottstown, Lansdale and Norristown on his achievements and upcoming year abroad. He is one of only 43 students across the country selected to pursue a year of travel and research on his topic, which will make use of his own poetry to connect with African American artists around the world.


Using Math to Combat Pests in Agriculture

Cara Sulyok 2015 didn’t love math as a middle school student. But one of her teachers saw Sulyok’s potential, applied innovative teaching techniques to spark her interest, and soon math was a passion. Now a rising senior, Sulyok wrestles with complex mathematical methods including, non-linear systems of differential equations, scramble competition approaches, sensitivity analysis, Pontryagin’s Maximum Principle, computer simulations, and optimal control theory (OCT). Read More»


Chinese Universities Host Author Carlin Romano

Ursinus Professor of Philosophy and Humanities Carlin Romano, near the end of his semester as Distinguished Visiting Scholar at the Institute for Advanced Humanistic Studies at Peking University, recently delivered lectures at Nanjing University, Shanghai Jiao Tong University and the University of Kyoto in Japan. Read More»


Lazy Days of Summer Celebrates Sleep Exhibit

The Philip and Muriel Berman Museum of Art hosts a Lazy Days of Summer Party Thursday, July 24, from 4 to 7 p.m. The community gathering, with music, snacks and beverages on the Museum lawn, celebrates the current exhibition, Sleep, and its artist, Michael Putnam. Read More»


Examining Water Quality in Ocean City Lagoons

The lagoons of Ocean City, N.J., surround waterfront homes where families enjoy spending time in – and on – the water.  Summer fellow Michael Gasbarro is studying the man-made lagoons with a focus on water quality and bacterial levels. Read More»