Ursinus College is among 332 of the most environmentally responsible colleges in the U.S. and Canada, according to The Princeton Review, which has released its fifth annual edition of The Princeton Review’s Guide to 332 Green Colleges. Read More
From innovative products, to software apps, to new concepts for the processing and delivery of scientific and medical information, the next big idea may come from Ursinus College. An upcoming competition will help make a new concept a reality. Read More
What are the skills needed for a lifetime of career success? According to a recent column by author and New York Times writer Tom Friedman, the skills are leadership, humility, collaboration, adaptability and loving to learn and re-learn. Read More
An Ursinus senior is one of only 43 students in the country to be selected as a 2014-2015 Thomas J. Watson Fellow. Codey Young of Pottstown will travel for a year to the African Diasporic countries of the Dominican Republic, Brazil, Germany and France. Read More
ABC Television has selected Ursinus College as a location for filming a pilot television show, How to Get Away With Murder, a working title. Olin Auditorium stands in as a lecture hall at a fictional university. Read More
Ursinus students presented posters this week in Harrisburg as part of Undergraduate Research at the Capitol. The themes of their presentations covered western media’s portrayal of Islamist terror and the Spanish banking crisis. “These types of events give our students a chance to showcase their research to a wider audience and receive feedback from individuals who would not normally be aware of their work,” said Ambassador (Ret.) Joseph H. Melrose Jr., who is a professor in the Politics and International Relations Department. Read More
An op-ed by President Bobby Fong was featured in the Sunday Philadelphia Inquirer: http://www.philly.com/philly/opinion/inquirer/20140202_Liberal_arts_education_is_as_vital_as_ever.html Read More
Vice President for Enrollment Richard DiFeliciantonio is widely quoted in a Chronicle of Higher Education article on the Common Application by longtime Chronicle reporter Eric Hoover. The topic is the growth of that online system and the issues that come with its use by colleges.