Ursinus adjunct faculty member Victor Brown recalls an Admission event at which he represented Ursinus as his impetus for writing about what it will take to get Philadelphia city schools on track. Brown, who teaches international business, writes in the Philadelphia Inquirer that long-term needs should be considered.
The Mercury newspaper of Pottstown covered U-Innovate! and featured a highlights video of the competition. Fifteen student teams vied for seed money and the change to develop their ideas over the summer with mentors.
Fifteen potential business plans vied for recognition in the U-Innovate! competition April 6, demonstrating that Ursinus students are independent and creative thinkers.Three top teams will get the opportunity to further develop their ideas on campus over the summer with seed money donated by Trustee Will Abele 1961. 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
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
Anne Beiler, founder of Auntie Anne’s Pretzels, offered an inspiring talk at Ursinus College Jan. 29 in the Kaleidoscope Performing Arts Center’s Lenfest Theater as part of a college-wide initiative on fostering entrepreneurship. Read More
The visit by Anne Beiler, founder of “Auntie Anne’s Pretzels,” was chronicled in the Norristown Times-Herald and Pottstown Mercury. Read More
The Philadelphia Inquirer featured Ursinus’s U-Imagine! The Center for Integrative and Entrepreurial Studies, in its Dec. 31 article about colleges that are emphasizing entrepreneurship. Read More
Ursinus College’s second strategic interdisciplinary Center: U-Imagine! The Center for Integrative and Entrepreneurial Studies, will build on the Ursinus culture of creativity and collaboration by connecting the capacity for integrative thinking with an entrepreneurial mindset. Read More
Four Ursinus seniors are the nominees for The Thomas J. Watson Fellowship, which offers them the chance to complete a creative project during a year traveling abroad. Read More