Sister School: 42 Years Welcoming TGU Students

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Thirteen visitors from Ursinus sister School Tohoku Gakuin University of Sendai, Japan, are learning about American culture in classes on ethics, international relations, African American history, photography, water quality in Pennsylvania streams, and Philadelphia history. Read More»


French Author Marie Darrieussecq Discusses Latest Book

Marie Darrieussecq

French author Marie Darrieussecq will discuss racism in France and how it influenced her latest book, Il faut beaucoup aimer les hommes (One Must Love Men a Lot), Monday, April 7, at 7 p.m. in Musser Auditorium in Pfahler Hall at Ursinus College. Read More»


Fulbright Combines Passion for Science and Spanish

Danielle Miller 2014

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»


International Film Festival Presents “Himizu”

International Film Festival

Ursinus College’s International Film Festival, which runs throughout the fall semester, continues with Himizu on Nov. 21 at 7:30 p.m. in Olin Auditorium. The film, which is in Japanese with English subtitles, was directed by Sion Sono. Read More»


International Film Festival Presents “The Intouchables”

International Film Festival

Ursinus College’s International Film Festival, which runs throughout the fall semester, continues with The Intouchables on Nov. 7 at 7:30 p.m. in Olin Auditorium. The film, which is in French with English subtitles, was directed by Olivier Nakache and Eric Toledano. Read More»


Now Playing: The Annual International Film Festival

International Film Festival

The annual International Film Festival at Ursinus is underway. All films, which will be shown with English subtitles, will be presented at 7:30 p.m. in Olin Auditorium, followed by refreshments and conversation in Olin 104. All screenings are free and open to the public. Read More»


Prof. Steyaert Appointed to YWCA Board of Directors

Giovanna Steyaert

Visiting Instructor of Modern Languages Giovanna Steyaert has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the YWCA Tri-County Area. The YWCA is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. Read More»


Dr. de Arana Paper Presented at Conference

Professor de Arana

Dr. Juan Ramón de Arana presented a paper titled “Lo que me queda por vivir, de  Elvira Lindo: hacia una dialéctica de los ‘ásperos tiempos’” [What I Have Left  to Live, by Elvira Lindo: Towards a Dialectics of the “Coarse Times”] at the XXXIII ALDEEU (Spanish Professionals in America) Conference, in St. Augustine,  Fla., April 18, where he was also presented with a plaque in recognition of  his contributions to ALDEEU.