Outstanding Teaching Award to Dr. Jennifer Van Gilder

Jennifer VanGilder

Assistant Professor of Business and Economics Jennifer Van Gilder was the recipient of the Lindbach Award for Outsanding Teaching at the 2012 Ursinus commencement ceremony. Her students praised her teaching in their nominations.l One said, “She made me feel like there was no challenge I couldn’t face.” Read More»


Dr. Richard Wallace is H. Lloyd Jones Award Winner

Dr. Richard Wallace

Dr. Richard Wallace, Associate Professor of Environmental Studies, won the The H. Lloyd Jones Jr. Award, established in honor of H. Loyd Jones, professor of English from 1947 to 1988, awarded to a faculty member for distinguished advising and mentoring. Read More»


Boren Scholarship Awarded to Sophomore Grace Buchele

Grace Buchele’s high school experience was a little bit different than that of most American teenagers. Her parents taught in Ghana, West Africa, and she attended a boarding school in Japan. Now exciting news that she has been awarded a prestigious Boren Scholarship means she will return to study in Japan. Read More»


Ursinus Wins Award at 2012 Model United Nations

Thirty-one Ursinus students attended the Model United Nations in New York City this April. Eighteen of them represented Pakistan, 12 represented Kyrgyzstan, and one student, senior Eva Bramesco, an International Relations and Spanish major, acted as the Head Delegate, or team leader. Read More»


Ursinus Hosts Annual Business and Economics Conference

The Ursinus College Business and Economics Department Undergraduate Research Conference is Friday, April 13, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. in Olin Hall. Ursinus students and students from area colleges and universities present their honors and independent research papers. Luncheon speaker is 1999 alumnus Daniel Gedrich. Read More»


2011 Grad Sees the Forest and the Trees on Fulbright

Many students land nicknames while at Ursinus that last for the rest of their lives. Some stem from monikers picked up on the playing fields, while others come from the freshman dorms or Greek Life. But 2011 graduate Martina Dzuna owes her sobriquet, Wunderkind, to the classroom. Read More»


Students Attend Intelligence Community Conference

Three Ursinus seniors got a closer look at the field of intelligence gathering this fall when they accompanied Hon. Joseph H. Melrose, Professor of International Relations, to the Intelligence Community – Centers of Academic Excellence Conference in Miami Beach, Florida. Read More»