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»

Edible Books Festival Is a Feast for the Senses

Edible Books Festival

Animal Farm (“Animal Parm”), Gone Girl (“Prawn Girl”) and The Goldfinch (“The Goldfish”) were among the books that served as inspiration for the entries in the 10th Annual Edible Books Festival held in Myrin Library. Read More»

New Post of Curator Filled at Berman Museum

Ginny Kollak joins The Philip and Muriel Berman Museum of Art in a new  position: Curator of Exhibitions. She will begin her appointment on Nov. 25 and will work with Director Charlie Stainback on conceptualizing and developing the Museum’s special exhibitions and public programs.    Read More»

Ursinus Welcomes New Berman Museum of Art Director

Charles Stainback

Ursinus College announces the appointment of Charles Stainback as the new Director of the Philip and Muriel Berman Museum of Art.  He will be on campus several days a month from November 1 through March 31, and he will start full-time April 1. Read More»

Kudos for Staged Reading of “8”


Among the highlights of the four-day Ursinus Fringe Festival was a staged reading of  “8,” the new play by Academy Award-winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black (Milk, J. Edgar), which uses material from California’s Proposition 8 case. The reading was directed by Professor of Theater Domenick Scudera. Read More»

Ursinus Ties to the 2012 Olympic Games

Dana Feigenbaum

The 2012 Olympics will remain especially meaningful for two Ursinus women, one of whom performed for visitors to London, and the other a gymnast who cheered on her friend, Gold Medalist Gabby Douglas.

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Web Director Speaks on Digital Marketing

Ursinus Web Director Paul Dempsey spoke at the J. Boye web and intranet conference on May 10 in Philadelphia. His presentation, “Digital marketing in a social world,” focused on the importance of designing e-mails to be viewed on mobile devices. Read More»