Motivational Messages Kick Off Kindness Week

Kindness Week, the feel-good campaign that is the work of Fighting for Ophelia, got underway with its signature supportive messages chalked on sidewalks across campus. Other activities for the week include signing the Kindess Pledge, sending candy to friends, and decorating cookies. Read More»


Family Day in Photos

Family Day 2014

Ursinus students and faculty welcomed families to campus Sept. 13. Despite rain, families enjoyed visiting, activities, chatting with administrators and mostly, viewing students’ achievements – from Summer Fellows to Study Abroad students.  Read More»


Faculty Spends Summer in Hong Kong to Share Expertise

Two Ursinus faculty members shared their expertise in innovative teaching and course design with faculty at Hong Kong Baptist University this past summer. The visit was part of a broad strategy to globalize the Ursinus campus, and fits with China’s move toward the liberal arts in higher education. Read More»


Pause for Paws: “Best Day Ever”

More than a dozen dogs visited campus for the semester’s first Pause for Paws, an event that invites faculty and staff to bring their fun-loving dogs to campus to visit with students. Overheard from multiple students: “This is the best day ever!” Read More»


Writing Professor in Chilean-PA Photography Exhibition

M. Nzadi Keita

Associate Professor of English Nzadi Keita is a featured writer in a photography exhibition highlighting Pennsylvania and Chilean Writers. So Far… So Close: Contemporary Writers of Tarapacá and Pennsylvania, features photographs from a book with that title. Read More»


Chinese Universities Host Author Carlin Romano

Ursinus Professor of Philosophy and Humanities Carlin Romano, near the end of his semester as Distinguished Visiting Scholar at the Institute for Advanced Humanistic Studies at Peking University, recently delivered lectures at Nanjing University, Shanghai Jiao Tong University and the University of Kyoto in Japan. Read More»


Spring 2014 Dean’s List Announced

Dean's List

The Office of Academic Affairs is pleased to announce Dean’s List honors for the 2014 spring semester. All full-time Ursinus students achieving an average of 3.50 for a semester are members of the Dean’s Honor List. A total of 576 students achieved this honor for the spring semester. Read More»


A More Enriching Experience Through Art

Hillel art summer fellows

Tucked in a corner of campus in a white house on a leafy street are seven works of art that are not as visible as the art in the Berman Museum or as apparent as the outdoor sculpture dotting the campus. But Olivia Schultz’s Summer Fellows project will call attention to this small collection in the Hillel House. Read More»