In the News: Watson Fellow Codey Young

Recent graduate Codey Young, a 2014 Watson Fellow, was profiled in newspapers in Pottstown, Lansdale and Norristown on his achievements and upcoming year abroad. He is one of only 43 students across the country selected to pursue a year of travel and research on his topic, which will make use of his own poetry to connect with African American artists around the world.


Chinese Universities Host Author Carlin Romano

Carlin Romano

Ursinus Professor of Philosophy and Humanities Carlin Romano, near the end of his semester as Distinguished Visiting Scholar at the Institute for Advanced Humanistic Studies at Peking University, recently delivered lectures at Nanjing University, Shanghai Jiao Tong University and the University of Kyoto in Japan. Read More»


Schellhase Essay Prize in Ethics Launched in Honor of Alumnus

Schellhase winners

The Richard T. Schellhase Essay Prize in Ethics, launched by the U-Imagine! Center for Integrative and Entrepreneurial  Studies, invited students to submit an essay on a topic of ethical or moral importance.  Submissions were judged based on clarity, insight, focus, originality, and quality of analysis. Read More»


Codey Young is Watson Fellow for Creative Year Abroad

Codey Young

An Ursinus senior is one of only 43 students in the country to be selected as a 2014-2015 Thomas J. Watson Fellow. Codey Young of Pottstown will travel for a year to the African Diasporic countries of the Dominican Republic, Brazil, Germany and France. Read More»


Romano Distinguished Visiting Scholar at Peking U

Carlin Romano

Ursinus Professor of Philosophy and Humanities Carlin Romano, currrently on leave of absence as the College’s first Guggenheim Fellow, has been named “Distinguished Visiting Scholar” at the Institute for Advanced Humanistic Studies at Peking University, China’s top-ranked academic institution. Read More»


Romano Lectures at American Academy in Rome; U of Macau

Romano, American Academy

Ursinus Professor of Philosophy and Humanities Carlin Romano served as the Andrew and Marian Heiskell Visiting Critic at the American Academy in Rome during December, speaking about his book, American the Philosophical, and participating in an international conference on ancient libraries and the formation of knowledge. Read More»


Symposium on Romano Book at Philadelphia Library

GPPC Free Library event

The Greater Philadelphia Philosophy Consortium, which comprises all the philosophy departments in the Philadelphia area, will devote its annual “Public Affairs” session to a symposium on America the Philosophical, the 672-page book by Professor of Philosophy and Humanities Carlin Romano. Read More»