Rising junior Jack Meyer, who is a regular contributor to The Huffington Post, has written a review of the movie The Great Gatsby. The main problem with Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby is that it hovers in a gray area between outrageous spectacle and melodrama. Read what else he writes here.
Beginning May 18, the Collegeville Farmers’ Market will feature a new vendor: the Ursinus Organic Farm. Dean Scott 2014, the Student Director of the farm, and Brandon Hoover, Sustainability Program Coordinator of Ursinus College, have been busy preparing the farm for the 2013 growing season. Read More
Pearl Steinberg, a junior Communications major from New York City, was awarded a scholarship from the Lagrant Foundation in Los Angeles. The Lagrant Foundation offers support to exceptional students in communications-related programs. She recently completed a semester studying in Sevilla, Spain.
Two Ursinus students interested in enhancing their leadership skills were named Kemper Scholars, selected by the James S. Kemper Foundation in Chicago, Ill. Rising sophomores Youssef Boussen of Silver Spring, Md., and Micaela Lyons of Plainfield, N.J., were chosen from a group of finalists from colleges across the country. Read More
Seven Ursinus students are charged with connecting the heady questions of humanity to students’ everyday lives. For them, even the most typical experience can seem like a revelation. Read More
Just under 100 Ursinus College alumni, parents, faculty and staff joined President and Mrs. Bobby Fong at Citizen’s Bank Park on Sunday, April 21, 2013 to celebrate the Meistersingers performance of the National Anthem at the Phillies vs. Cardinals game. Read More
Members of the lab of Associate Professor of Biology Rebecca Lyczak attended the Mid-Atlantic Developmental Biology Conference April 19-21 in Williamsburg, Va. Read More
Environmental Studies students and additional volunteers planted a rain garden April 16 at Hunsberger Woods. Environmental Studies and Spanish major Megan Maccaroni 2014 highlights the project in this video. Read More
English and Politics major Sophie Zander has won the Grand Prize for short fiction from the Pell Center Public Storyteller Contest at Salve Regina University in Rhode Island. Read More
Chemistry, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and Biology majors traveled with chemistry faculty to Lebanon Valley College to present their research at the 77th annual Intercollegiate Student Chemists Convention April 13. Read More