Students Make Climate Ribbons for Climate March

Downtown New York. The place I belong. Political, social and economic stability. For future generations to ENJOY the places I have. Clear night skies and stars. Acadia National Park. Beautiful wooded parks and trails. The beauty and magic of Cape Cod. Family in Vietnam. Peace in the world. Biodiversity. Read More»

Education Student Spotlight: Shannon Hansell 2014

Shannon spent last summer as a teacher and the Math Department Chair for Lehigh Valley Summerbridge, a rigorous six-week educational program for 7th and 8th grade inner-city students taught entirely by college students at Moravian Academy in Bethlehem, PA. Read More»

Education Student Spotlight: Brianna Kramer 2013

In the summer of 2011, Brianna participated in a 5 week, intensive TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) Course in Quito, Ecuador. Through this participation, Brianna became certified in TESOL, and is now able to teach English as a second language in any foreign country. Read More»

Spring 2013 Magazine Sneak Peek: Molly Devinney ’11

Molly Devinney was hired by a Philadelphia nonprofit, the Lower Moyamensing Civic Association (LoMo), to design, implement and promote a student-led garden program with corresponding education and community programs at South Philadelphia High School (SPHS). South Philadelphia is known for sports teams and Mummers, but definitely not sustainable green space. Read More»

Student Presents Thesis Research at Conference

Senior Peace and Social Justice Studies major Nick Silcox recently presented his thesis research at the first annual conference of Students for Critical Animal Studies. The meeting was held February 1 – 3 at Vassar College. Nick’s thesis examines how the work of farm animal sanctuaries challenges the categories we use to think about other animals. Nick also recently published a book review in the Journal for Critical Animal Studies.

Alum Working in the Cardiology Division of CHOP

We recently caught up with young alum Shannon O’Malley 2006 after she was pictured in The Philadelphia Inquirer article, “Surviving with Heart”.  Shannon is currently an Exercise Physiologist at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.  She is very excited about her career path and credits Ursinus with helping her to develop the necessary framework to be successful.   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»