Junior Wins Global Scholarship

Junior Kendal Conrad is a recipient of the Womenetics Advancing Aspirations Global Scholarship. The $1,500 monetary prize was awarded for an essay Conrad wrote on gender stereotypes in children’s media. Read More»


Service Honor for UC Football Player

Ursinus College senior football player wide receiver Tony Rosa (Philadelphia, Pa./Central) was one of 22 players across the country, and across all divisions to be named to the 2012 Allstate American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) Good Works Team on Tuesday afternoon. Read More»


Dr. Lyczak Honored with the Award for Outstanding Research

Dr. Rebecca Lyczak was honored with the Laughlin Award for Outstanding Research at the 2012 commencement of Ursinus College.  Her research focuses on early development in C. elegans, the nematode worm that has proven to be so useful in elucidating genetics and genetic disorders, including in humans.  Read More»


A Thanks to Dining Services Supervisor H. Wade

When the historic Hurricane Irene devastated much of the East Coast, Ursinus College was left without power. Students had moved in, however, and expected their meals, and Dining Services, under Sodexo, was ready to feed them as a state of emergency was in effect. Read More»


Computer Science Major Wins National Honor

Computer Science major Sam Snodgrass won the Upsilon Pi Epsilon Scholarship Award for 2011. This is the second year in a row that an Ursinus student has won an award from the International Honor Society for the Computing and Information Disciplines Read More»


Summer Fellow Accepted to International Conference

The 6th International Conference on Design Principles and Practices has accepted a proposal by senior Sam Snodgrass of Taylor, Pa., and his faculty mentor April Kontostathis, as a result of a Summer Fellows project, “Building a 3D Frame in Multiple Environments.” The conference will be at UCLA in January. Read More»


Professor Receives Prestigious NSF Grant

Akshaye Dhawan, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, was awarded a curriculum initiative grant by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the IEEE Technical Committee of Parallel Processing (TCPP). It is one of 17 awards made worldwide, 11 to U.S. institutions. Read More»


President Fong Recipient of National Pioneer Award

President Bobby Fong

Ursinus College President Dr. Bobby Fong is the recipient of a prestigious 2011 Pioneer Award from OCA, a national organization which advances the social, political and economic well-being of Asian Pacific Americans.The award was presented Aug. 6 in New York City at the organization’s national convention. Read More»


Phi Kappa Sigma Fraternity Wins National Award

The Phi Kappa Sigma International Fraternity has awarded the Delta Rho Chapter at Ursinus College the “Carroll K. Simons Outstanding Chapter Award.” This award, given for the 2010-2011 academic year, is given to the most well-rounded Chapter, which also exhibits an excellent record in all Chapter operations. Ursinus competed against 47 schools across the country with Chapters of Phi Kappa Sigma. Read More»