Recent Grad Has Essay in Journal

An essay by Sara Mohler, a 2012 graduate whose major is Sociology, has been published in Proto: An Undergraduate Humanities Journal, Volume 2. Her essay, “Shift Happens: The Discourse Shift and its Implications for Society,” Read More»


Faculty Good News

Accomplishments by Ursinus College faculty members are noted regularly in “Faculty Good News.” This week, Dr. Roberts was interviewed by ABC News and testified in Harrisburg; Dr. Hemphill has been interviewed on her new book on siblings; Dr. Kieta’s poem has been published; Dr. Oboler has written a published article; Dr. Rice’s essay was accepted for publication; Dr. Scoville will present talks; and Dr. Yahdi reports on a conference he co-organized. Read More»


Faculty and Students Present at National Conference

Ursinus College will be well-represented at the Association for Environmental Studies and Sciences 2011 Conference, “Confronting Complexity,” at the University of Vermont June 23 to 26. Ursinus Environmental Studies faculty Leah Joseph, Patrick Hurley, Jonathan Clark and Richard Wallace are presenting papers and two recent graduates and a current student are presenting posters that were accepted through a competitive selection process. Wallace is the program chair of the conference, which will host 400 academics, students, and other professionals from the US and Canada, and many other countries. Read More»


Two Seniors Receive Fulbright Awards

Ursinus seniors Ashley Green and Martina Dzuna have both received Fulbright awards that will allow them to explore international cultures and further their academic study. The prestigious Fulbright program distributes just 1,600 awards to U.S. students annually.  Read More»


Aakash Shah ’10 Is Ursinus’s First Rhodes Scholar

2010 Ursinus graduate Aakash K. Shah, of Cliffside Park, N.J. is Ursinus’s first Rhodes Scholar, it was announced by the Rhodes Trust. Shah is now in his first year at Harvard Medical School. Shah graduated in May with distinguished honors research in sociology and honors research in biology and neuroscience. He received bachelor’s degrees in Biology, Neuroscience and Inequality Studies, with minors in Chemistry and Sociology. Read More»