Gaining Valuable Software Development Experience

Summer Fellows working on Apps Project

Developing software systems is becoming standard fare in college computer science classes, but Ursinus College students have taken their classwork a step further: These undergraduates are working as a development, programming and entrepreneurial team to produce two new mobile phone apps. Read More»

Lecture on Math and Art in Berman Museum

Annalisa Crannell

The mathematics and computer science department will host a special lecture on math and art presented by Professor Annalisa Crannell of Franklin & Marshall College on March 29 at noon in the Berman Museum. Read More»

Math for Liberal Arts Poster Presentation

Math Poster Session

Students in Math for the Liberal Arts, a class that focuses on students who do not major in a science, recently presented posters that displayed math in interesting ways, from how the Allied Forces cracked a German WWII encryption code to formulas that will better your odds of winning blackjack or a game show. Read More»

Kristin Hanratty wins Pre-Teaching Award

Kristin Hanratty 2013

Senior Kristin Hanratty has always loved math, but it wasn’t until her freshman year of college that she decided she wanted to take on a career teaching middle school students.  “I want to change students’ perspective on a subject that is typically disliked by using creative skills to help them understand and prove that math can be fun,” Hanratty says. Read More»

Center for Science and the Common Good Sets Opening Speaker

Ursinus College has taken the bold step of creating a program with the goal of producing citizen-scientists who can confront the ethical implications of their work — scientists for the 21st Century with the expertise needed for research, but also the judgment to decide which scientific endeavors best advance the common good. Read More»

New Math Professor Accepted to Math Research Communities

Kevin McGown, new faculty in the Mathematics and Computer Science Department, has been accepted to the Mathematics Research Communities (MRC), a program of the American Mathematical Society (AMS) and supported by a grant from the National Science Foundation. Read More»