Three’s a Charm

John Carty

When he first got the news, John Carty wasn’t sure he could go through with it. But then the six-foot defensive lineman rallied and decided that being selected as a donor for the Be the Match Registry program was something he could handle. Read More»


Bio 320 Winter Study in Costa Rica

Ursinus students have embarked on a biannual field study of the tropical ecosystems of Costa Rica. Accompanied by Biology faculty Robert Dawley and Ellen Dawley, they study four ecosystems in 18 days. Read More»


Dr. Peter Salk Brings Message of Courage in Science

Scientist Peter L. Salk M.D. introduced a film about the polio vaccine his father, Dr. Jonas Salk, developed during a Jan. 16 talk in the Kaleidoscope Performing Arts Center. The talk and screening of the documentary film, “The Shot Felt ‘Round the World,” was attended by community members and the student Fellows of the Center for Science and Common Good. Read More»


Junior Wins Global Scholarship

Junior Kendal Conrad is a recipient of the Womenetics Advancing Aspirations Global Scholarship. The $1,500 monetary prize was awarded for an essay Conrad wrote on gender stereotypes in children’s media. Read More»


Sandy: Climate Change?

(Reposted from Ursinus Grizzly)
Aside from 20 uprooted trees and some damaged roofs, campus was left relatively unscathed by Sandy. In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, a tropical storm that hit the Northeast coast of the United States last weekend, the discussion of climate change has reemerged to the forefront among concerned Americans. Read More»


Dr. Borsdorf Secures Grant from the CDC

Dr. Laura Borsdorf secured a $125,000.00 Center for Disease Control grant in conjunction with the PA Department of Education to develop and disseminate programs and curriculum geared at increasing physical activity and decrease obesity and other hypokinetic diseases within the pa k-12 SCHOOLS. Read More»