Professor Launches Innovative Way to Teach the Past

Professor Susanna Throop

Ready to play – and learn? Assistant Professor of History Susanna Throop will employ an innovative way to teach the past by having her students take on the roles of historic figures and solve problems in the language and culture specific to the times of those figures. Read More»

Spanish Prof. de Arana Publishes Article

Juan Ramón de Arana, Associate Professor of Spanish in the Modern Language Department, has published an article titled” La crítica ético-política en La conquista del aire, de Belén Gopegui” (El viaje a Ithaca. Ed. Juan Liébana. Middleboro: ALDEEU, 12:95-104).

The Other Side of the Obesity Epidemic

Dr. Erec Smith

This article is written by Erec Smith, assistant professor of English and director of Ursinus College’s Center for Writing. He is a co-editor and contributor to the forthcoming book, The Making of Barack Obama: The Politics of Persuasion. His recent essay, “Making Room for Fat Studies in Writing Center Theory and Practice,” can be read in the journal Praxis: A Writing Center Journal. 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»

Romano is only American Author at Beijing Book Fair

Ursinus Professor of Philosophy and Humanities Carlin Romano debated the chief claim of his recent book, America the Philosophical — that America is the foremost philosophical culture in the history of the world, in part because of its enormous freedom of expression — with two leading Chinese intellectuals at the Beijing International Book Fair in September.  Read More»