Ursinus Joins PA Consortium To Benefit Liberal Arts

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Ursinus College is part of the 10-college Pennsylvania Consortium for the Liberal Arts (PCLA), which is designed to help the liberal arts college members create new cost efficiencies, improve the quality of academic and co-curricular programs, and enhance inter-institutional knowledge and collaboration. Read More»


Manatee Conservation

Manatee

If it’s possible for an animal to be both lumbering and graceful, it is the buoyant and endearing manatee. It’s the creature that captured the imagination of Summer Fellow Xy Serafy after an encounter at the beach with her family. Serafy, an Environmental Studies and Spanish dual major, will focus her research on the Antillean manatee, a subspecies that is working to survive in the coastal waters of Mexico. 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»


Studying Alternative Methods to Pesticides

Jamie Faselt 2015 and Phoenixia Rene 2017

When Cory Straub, Associate Professor of Biology, walks out into the fields of rolling alfalfa he notices the smallest things. Footsteps cause certain insects to scatter, among them, the tiny and very destructive Potato Leafhopper. Read More»


B’Naturals and Bearitones Release EP on iTunes

Bearitones and BNaturals

Two Ursinus student a cappella groups turned 942 Main Street into a recording session for a weekend as they professionally recorded six songs during the spring semester. Their album, One Note Stand, includes six songs songs from the male Bearitones and female B’Naturals, and is now available for purchase on iTunes. Read More»


Berman’s ‘Sleep’ Shows Public Sleeper Photos; Warhol Film

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From the mid-1960s through the 1970s, New York-based photographer Michael Putnam captured images of people around the world sleeping in public places. His sleepers, found sprawled in parks, curled up on benches, and contorted into all sorts of unlikely positions, were seen in passing, photographed, and left to sleep on. Read More»


New Grad Devan Fogarty Vies for Miss Pennsylvania Title

Devan Fogarty

Devan Fogarty 2014, who was crowned the 2014 Miss Pennsbury at the Miss Neshaminy Valley PA Scholarship Competition in March, will represent eastern Bucks County, Pa., when she competes for the title of Miss Pennsylvania in Pittsburgh on June 11, 12 and 14. The winner will compete for the title of Miss America 2015 in Atlantic City, N.J. Read More»