Ambassador Melrose Reflects on Tragedy in Libya

The tragic deaths of American Ambassador Chris Stevens, Foreign Service Information Officer Sean Smith, and two other diplomats Sept. 12 amplify the dangers facing Americans who represent the United States in politically unstable parts of the world. Read More»


Boren Scholarship Awarded to Sophomore Grace Buchele

Grace Buchele’s high school experience was a little bit different than that of most American teenagers. Her parents taught in Ghana, West Africa, and she attended a boarding school in Japan. Now exciting news that she has been awarded a prestigious Boren Scholarship means she will return to study in Japan. Read More»


Professor Melrose Receives Honorary Degree

Ambassador-in-Residence and Professor of International Relations Joseph H. Melrose was honored with an honorary degree from Francis Marion University May 5. Francis Marion University is one of South Carolina’s 13 public, coeducational universities. Read More»


Ursinus Wins Award at 2012 Model United Nations

Thirty-one Ursinus students attended the Model United Nations in New York City this April. Eighteen of them represented Pakistan, 12 represented Kyrgyzstan, and one student, senior Eva Bramesco, an International Relations and Spanish major, acted as the Head Delegate, or team leader. Read More»


Former Child Soldier to Bring his Music to Ursinus

Musician, actor, author and advocate Emmanuel Jal believes he survived childhood struggles so he could tell his story and touch lives. The former child soldier in the war-torn region of Southern Sudan will offer his theme of peace for Sudan through his hip-hop music at Ursinus College Nov. 15 at 7 p.m. in Bomberger Auditorium. Read More»


Students Attend Intelligence Community Conference

Three Ursinus seniors got a closer look at the field of intelligence gathering this fall when they accompanied Hon. Joseph H. Melrose, Professor of International Relations, to the Intelligence Community – Centers of Academic Excellence Conference in Miami Beach, Florida. Read More»