Student Receives Prestigious Kemper Scholarship

David Martin

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»

Ursinus Hosts Annual Business and Economics Conference

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»

US Rep. Meehan Keynoter at ‘Ethics and Wall Street: Lessons Learned’ Panel

U.S. Congressman Patrick Meehan

“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»

Greg Martell Named ECAC Defensive Player of the Year

Greg Martell

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»

NFL Films features Business Professor’s research

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).

Business & Economics Alumni Event

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»