‘Dorian Gray’ Is Dinner and a Show Promotion

Dinner and a Show

Ursinus College has again teamed up with The Collegeville Economic Development Corp. (CEDC) to offer an entertaining and enjoyable “Dinner and a Show” promotion–a fun night out for Collegeville area residents without the hassle of Center City traffic.

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Changing Views of the Disabled, One Logo at a Time

Kayla O’Mahony 2018 spent her final year at Maynard High School in Maynard, Mass., working on a senior project focused on changing society’s view on disabilities. For part of her project, Kayla converted the original handicapped signs in her town to the new accessible icon. Next up? The Ursinus campus. Read More»


Yale Ecology Professor to Discuss Water Pollution and Frogs

The Center for Science and Common Good presents David Skelly, director of the Peabody Museum of Natural History at Yale, and Professor of Ecology and Associate Dean for Research at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, on Sept. 29 at 7 p.m. in Olin Auditorium. Read More»


ABC-6 Covers TV Party at “Scene of the Crime”

A pilot party for the ABC-TV premiere of “How to Get Away With Murder” was the subject of Philadelphia news coverage. WPVI Channel 6 covered the event in Olin Auditorium that celebrated the filming of the show in that very space. Some of the stars tweeted to Ursinus, and students who were extras in the show enjoyed their own “stars.” The red carpet added to the festivities.


CIO Spencer Co-authors Paper for CLIR

Ursinus Chief information Officer Gene Spencer has co-authored a white paper for the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR). “The Changing Landscape of Library and Information Services: What Presidents, Provosts, and Finance Officers Need to Know,” explores emerging opportunities for colleges and universities, and the key role of library and information technology services (LITS) organizations in realizing that potential. Read More»


Ursinus Noted as Filming Site for New TV Show

Philadelphia Inquirer TV critic Dave Hiltbrand notes that the ABC Shonda Rhimes-produced show premiering Thursday night (Sept. 25), How to Get Away with Murder was filmed partly at Ursinus College last spring. Students are planning to celebrate at a pilot party, complete with red carpet and other treats. See pilot party invitation for campus community here and follow on twitter #UrsinusIsFamous and #HowToGetAwayWithMurder.


CSCG Presents ‘A Tale of Toads and Men’ and More . . .

Tyrone Hayes, renowned biologist and Professor of Integrative Biology at University of California, Berkeley, will speak at the opening event of the Center for Science and Common Good Sept. 24 at 7 p.m., in Olin auditorium. His talk is titled, “From Silent Spring to Silent Night: A Tale of Toads and Men.” Read More»


Remembering Shakespearean ‘Jim’ De Catur

Colleagues, friends, and family members will gather to remember Jim De Catur, professor of English emeritus, and beloved Shakespearean, Friday at 3 p.m. in Bomberger Auditorium, with a reception following immediately in Berman Upper Gallery. Read More»