David Martin, a rising sophomore from Selinsgrove, Pa., has been selected from a group of finalists for the incoming class of the Kemper Scholars Program. “It is an honor to be representing Ursinus in such a wonderful program,” says Martin, who is a double major in Mathematics and Business & Economics. Read More
An Ursinus College liberal arts education was celebrated at the 139th Commencement on May 11, as 455 seniors received diplomas, and speaker Dr. Carol Geary Schneider addressed the importance of a liberal arts education for the twenty-first century. Video Read More
The Ursinus College Business and Economics Department Undergraduate Research Conference is Friday, April 13, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. in Olin Hall. Ursinus students and students from area colleges and universities present their honors and independent research papers. Luncheon speaker is 1999 alumnus Daniel Gedrich. Read More
“Ethics and Wall Street: Lessons Learned from the 2008 Economic Crisis,” a presentation at Ursinus College, featured leaders in banking and industry, and a keynote address by U.S. Congressman Patrick Meehan Monday, April 9, at 7 p.m. in the Kaleidoscope Performing Arts Center Lenfest Theater. The discussion was followed by a showing of the film, “Margin Call.” Watch the video of panel discussion. Read More
This semester the Business and Economics Department has been bolstered by Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence Sraboni Dutta, Ph.D, who is an Assistant Professor in Management at the Birla Institute of Technology in Kolkata, India. Read More
Vic Brown, Business and Economics Faculty and a member of the Ursinus Admission team, writes in a commentary in the Feb. 5 Inquirer why he questions the benefits of early retirement.
Football has captivated Greg Martell since he was a fourth-grader playing for Saint Michael’s Giants in Levittown. For the Ursinus football captain, the uncompromising physical demands and rigors of defensive strategy are, wait for it, fun. Read More
After an article in the Wall Street Journal in which Ursinus Business and Economics Professor Jennifer VanGilder was asked to analyze the facial symmetry of a sampling of 320 NFL starters as a a predictor of career success, the media continues to be interested, from Sports Illustrated, to most recently, a regional Pennsylvania daily. Van Gilder was featured in an NFL Films feature shown on ESPN2 (interviewed in Myrin Library).
Ursinus Business and Economics students successfully competed in the Business Early Leaders Case Competition at the University of Rochester Simon School of Business, Nov. 11-12. Read More
On Thursday, October 13, approximately 80 Business & Economics and Economics & Business Administration alumni met at Dr. Heather O’Neill’s house to welcome President Bobby Fong to the Ursinus College community and to learn about ways they can stay engaged with current students. Read More