Teagle Groups Explore Core; Dr. Stern Panelist at Columbia

Columbia University

Paul Stern, Professor of Politics, is a panelist Friday May 2, in a Columbia University program that is part of the Teagle Foundation’s exploration of the core curriculum in both liberal arts colleges and research universities. Dr. Stern is part of both groups. Read More»


Community Organizer Connects with Liberal Education

Robert T. Gannett Jr., Executive Director at the Institute for Community Empowerment, will speak on “Between Two Worlds: The Fragile Balance of a Chicago Community Organizer.” The talk on community organizing and its connection to a liberal education will be March 26 at 4:30 p.m. in Musser Auditorium, Pfahler Hall. Read More»


Students Present Research at the Capitol

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Ursinus students presented posters this week in Harrisburg as part of Undergraduate Research at the Capitol. The themes of their presentations covered western media’s portrayal of Islamist terror and the Spanish banking crisis. “These types of events give our students a chance to showcase their research to a wider audience and receive feedback from individuals who would not normally be aware of their work,” said Ambassador (Ret.) Joseph H. Melrose Jr., who is a professor in the Politics and International Relations Department.  Read More»