Community Organizer Connects with Liberal Education

Robert T. Gannett Jr., Executive Director at the Institute for Community Empowerment, will speak on “Between Two Worlds: The Fragile Balance of a Chicago Community Organizer.” The talk on community organizing and its connection to a liberal education will be March 26 at 4:30 p.m. in Musser Auditorium, Pfahler Hall. Read More»


Teagle Conferences Examine ‘Gateway’ Courses

Teagle Conference

Representatives of four liberal arts colleges met last week at Ursinus College to look at the benefits and challenges of discussion-based first-year courses that are the foundation for the schools’ liberal education. Read More»


Dr. Lyczak Honored with the Award for Outstanding Research

Prof. Rebecca Lyczak

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»