As he was enjoying the surf and sun of spring break vacation, Teddy Conrad 2013 got a call that would change two lives. Conrad, a business and economics major, had registered to be a bone marrow donor. Read More
The Wall Street Journal asked Ursinus Business and Economics Professor Jennifer VanGilder to analyze the facial symmetry of a sampling of 320 NFL starters. Van Gilder has been using this research as a predictor of career success. Read more about her research in the Wall Street Journal, and in the Fall Ursinus Magazine. The article was picked up by Sports Illustrated.
The Business and Economics Dept. presents a talk which will address what we can learn from Japan regarding a world crisis in financial markets. Heather A. Montgomery, Associate Professor of Business and Economics at the International Christian University in Tokyo, will address “The Global Financial Crisis: Lessons for the West from Japan.” Read More
For the second consecutive year members of UC Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) are Philadelphia Regional Champions, and will advance to the National Exposition. SIFE has been on the Ursinus campus for a relatively short four years, but during that time the students have impacted the lives of others. Read More
Students from Ursinus and other area colleges will present their research to peers and faculty at the 22nd annual Omicron Delta Epsilon Business and Economics Undergraduate Research Conference at Ursinus College April 15. Author Saly A. Glassman, managing director of investments at Merrill Lynch in Blue Bell, Pa., will be the keynote speaker. Read More
It’s one thing for a student to start a club or program on campus. It’s quite a different challenge to take that program and turn it into a business. Senior Ray Clarke is doing just that, taking the Ursinus Bike Share on the road. At least two other area colleges have signed on. Read More