Students had the opportunity to talk candidly with Tyrone Hayes, renowned biologist and Professor of Integrative Biology at University of California, Berkeley. Hayes lectured twice on campus at the opening event of the Center for Science and Common Good on Sept. 24. Read More
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.
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
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
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.
Ursinus is among the top 50 schools in a new, New York Times rankings project based on our commitment to access. “The Most Economically Diverse Top Colleges” examines 100 top colleges and universities from across the United States that have four-year graduation rates of 75 percent or higher. Read More
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
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.
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
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