Ursinus College is among 26 schools that have been recognized by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for joining the Food Recovery Challenge, a program that encourages colleges, universities, and other organizations to donate and divert as much of their excess food as possible. Read More
Ursinus Professor of Philosophy and Humanities Carlin Romano has been named Chair of the Jury for the 2014 “J. Anthony Lukas Book Award,” jointly administered by the Nieman Foundation at Harvard University and Columbia University. Read More
Ursinus Music Professor John H. French will conduct The Messiah for the 35th straight year on Dec. 7 at 7:30 p.m. and on Dec. 8 at 2:30 p.m. in Bomberger Auditorium. The Messiah, written by George Frideric Handel and sung by the College Choir and Meistersingers, has become a winter season tradition at Ursinus College. Read More
Richard L. Wallace, professor of environmental studies, traveled to Yale University last week to give an invited seminar to graduate students at Yale’s School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. Read More
The Greater Philadelphia Philosophy Consortium, which comprises all the philosophy departments in the Philadelphia area, will devote its annual “Public Affairs” session to a symposium on America the Philosophical, the 672-page book by Professor of Philosophy and Humanities Carlin Romano. Read More
Visiting Assistant Professor of Music Dr. Garrett Hope recently made presentations at two conferences. Read More
Ursinus students had the uncommon opportunity to act in a drama by a Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright who was in the audience for a performance. Read More
Hunsburger Woods will be a greener place because students and campus volunteers have planted 480 trees to help reforest parts of the woods off Ninth Avenue in Collegeville. Read More
Main Line Today newspaper features as a staff pick “In the Crossfire, Marcus Foster and the Troubled History of American School Reform,” a book by Associate Professor of education John P. Spencer. Foster, a school reformer in Philadelphia and eventually Superintendent of Oakland, Calif., school, was assassinated 40 years ago, Nov. 6, 1973. The article was written by Ursinus alumnus J.F. Pirro.
Jonathan Marks, associate professor of politics, has an essay, “In Fighting Cheating, Character Counts,” published in Inside Higher Ed Oct. 25. In the essay he outlines philosophies on how the classroom environment can discourage cheating, and what is the role of the faculty member in encouraging honesty.