Fulbright Combines Passion for Science and Spanish

Danielle Miller 2014 will combine her passion for science and for Spanish as a Fulbright research grant recipient in Spain next year. She will conduct biomedical research in “Solid-phase synthesis and NMR characterization of microcin J25 and analogues” at the Institute for Research in Biomedicine at the Barcelona Science Park. Read More»

Career Services Director Receives Fulbright Grant

Director of Career Services Carla Rinde is the recipient of a 2012 Fulbright International Education Administrators grant, for which she will travel to Germany. Hers is one of  20 awards given to applicants annually from across the country. Read More»

2011 Grad Sees the Forest and the Trees on Fulbright

Many students land nicknames while at Ursinus that last for the rest of their lives. Some stem from monikers picked up on the playing fields, while others come from the freshman dorms or Greek Life. But 2011 graduate Martina Dzuna owes her sobriquet, Wunderkind, to the classroom. Read More»

East Asian Studies Alum Returns from Fulbright

Joshua Solomon 2008 majored in East Asian Studies with a minor in Japanese and Music. He is studying at the University of Chicago, where he is finishing the second year of a Ph.D. program. After graduating from Ursinus, Solomon left on a yearlong Fulbright Fellowship to Tsugaru, Japan. His research topic was Tsugaru-jamisen, a kind of three-stringed banjo, and the community of people who play it. Read More»

Two Seniors Receive Fulbright Awards

Ursinus seniors Ashley Green and Martina Dzuna have both received Fulbright awards that will allow them to explore international cultures and further their academic study. The prestigious Fulbright program distributes just 1,600 awards to U.S. students annually.  Read More»

Prof. Romano To Chair Jury for Literary Excellence Award

Ursinus Professor of Philosophy and Humanities Carlin Romano has been named Chair of the Jury for the 2011 “J. Anthony Lukas Work-in-Progress Award,” which is jointly administered by the Nieman Foundation at Harvard and Columbia University. The $30,000 prize goes to the author of a nonfiction book already underway and contracted for by a publisher, that exhibits the literary excellence and concern for social justice exemplified by J. Anthony Lukas (1933-97), the Pulitzer-Prize winning New York Times journalist and author. Read More»

Traditional Japanese Folk Music

Joshua Solomon 2008 is a graduate student at The University of Chicago’s East Asian Literatures and Civilizations Program. After graduation from Ursinus, Solomon was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship to study the history of a Japanese instrument called a Tsugaru-jamisen. He describes it as, “a kind of three-stringed Japanese banjo. Read More»