Consumer Health Literacy Is Expert Panel’s Topic Oct. 9

In an effort to better educate consumers about significant changes in health care delivery, costs and payment systems, the Ursinus College Business and Economics Department presents a panel: “Our Options Have Changed: Consumer Health Literacy in a Changing Environment.” Read More»


Ambassador Melrose Reflects on Tragedy in Libya

The tragic deaths of American Ambassador Chris Stevens, Foreign Service Information Officer Sean Smith, and two other diplomats Sept. 12 amplify the dangers facing Americans who represent the United States in politically unstable parts of the world. Read More»


Museum expansion documented in Lenfest Gallery

The Lenfest Gallery at the Philip and Muriel Berman Museum of Art is showing photographs of the recent Museum expansion until Oct. 1. The planning and opening of the new Henry W. 1948 and June Pfeiffer Wing is documented in large- and small-scale photographs of the work as it progressed, and the donors, staff and students who made it possible. Read More»


UC by the Sea 2012

Nearly 150 alumni and guests attended the 25th Anniversary Celebration of UC by the Sea August 11.  Read More»


Alumnus Named Director of Kenan Institute

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise has appointed Joseph M. DeSimone as its new director. DeSimone is a 1986 graduate of Ursinus College and Vice President of the Board of Trustees. Read More»


Firm Co-Founded by Alumnus Signs Major Agreement

In 2004, Ursinus alumnus and trustee Dr.Joseph DeSimone co-founded Liquidia Technologies based on his discoveries at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC). Liquidia has announced a broad, multi-year collaboration with pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline (GSK). Read More»


Alumni Weekend Photo Gallery

Almost 500 alumni and friends came back to campus June 1-3 to attend Alumni Weekend 2012. Those present enjoyed our Annual Lobster Bake Dinner, Town Hall Meeting with President Fong, a variety of Alumni Academy classes and special reunion celebrations. Read More»


Ursinus Alumna Hosts Visitors to Trappe

Ursinus alumna Lisa Minardi 2004 helped host a group of German dignitaries who visited Trappe, Pa., on May 14. The delegation, led by Stephan Dorgerloh, Minister of Education and Cultural Affairs in Saxony-Anhalt, visited important sites in Lutheran history and built international relations in advance of the upcoming 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, Read More»


Commencement 2012 Photos & Speech

Some 460 seniors received bachelor’s degrees at the 139th Commencement on Friday, May 11 on a picture-perfect day. They heard higher education leader, Dr. Carol Geary Schneider, President of the Association of American Colleges and Universities, praise the liberal arts education they received, and speak about why employers will appreciate their skills. Read More»