The Center for Science and Common Good presents David Skelly, director of the Peabody Museum of Natural History at Yale, and Professor of Ecology and Associate Dean for Research at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, on Sept. 29 at 7 p.m. in Olin Auditorium. Read More
A pilot party for the ABC-TV premiere of “How to Get Away With Murder” was the subject of Philadelphia news coverage. WPVI Channel 6 covered the event in Olin Auditorium that celebrated the filming of the show in that very space. Some of the stars tweeted to Ursinus, and students who were extras in the show enjoyed their own “stars.” The red carpet added to the festivities.
Ursinus is among the top 50 schools in a new, New York Times rankings project based on our commitment to access. “The Most Economically Diverse Top Colleges” examines 100 top colleges and universities from across the United States that have four-year graduation rates of 75 percent or higher. Read More
Ursinus Chief information Officer Gene Spencer has co-authored a white paper for the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR). “The Changing Landscape of Library and Information Services: What Presidents, Provosts, and Finance Officers Need to Know,” explores emerging opportunities for colleges and universities, and the key role of library and information technology services (LITS) organizations in realizing that potential. Read More
Philadelphia Inquirer TV critic Dave Hiltbrand notes that the ABC Shonda Rhimes-produced show premiering Thursday night (Sept. 25), How to Get Away with Murder was filmed partly at Ursinus College last spring. Students are planning to celebrate at a pilot party, complete with red carpet and other treats. See pilot party invitation for campus community here and follow on twitter #UrsinusIsFamous and #HowToGetAwayWithMurder.
Tyrone Hayes, renowned biologist and Professor of Integrative Biology at University of California, Berkeley, will speak at the opening event of the Center for Science and Common Good Sept. 24 at 7 p.m., in Olin auditorium. His talk is titled, “From Silent Spring to Silent Night: A Tale of Toads and Men.” Read More
Colleagues, friends, and family members will gather to remember Jim De Catur, professor of English emeritus, and beloved Shakespearean, Friday at 3 p.m. in Bomberger Auditorium, with a reception following immediately in Berman Upper Gallery. Read More
Friends, family, colleagues, and members of the Ursinus College community gathered to celebrate the life and legacy of President Bobby Fong Sept. 20. Read More
Students, faculty and staff are invited to a screening party for the Thursday-night debut of ABC’s How to Get Away with Murder, the pilot for which was filmed in part at Ursinus earlier this year. Festivities begin at 9:30 p.m., with a red carpet leading to Olin Auditorium. Read More
Inflatables and sweet snacks postponed from last week’s rainy Family Day provided some end-of-the-week outdoor enjoyment for students. Read More