Associate Professor of Politics Jonathan Marks is the author of a commentary in The Chronicle of Higher Education on the continuing controversy regarding the Modern Language Assocation’s January resolution to condemn Israel.
A small group of Ursinus students will have the extraordinary opportunity to sit face-to-face with one of the world’s leading voices working to end violence against women and girls. Read More
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
Ursinus College is officially a participant in the Peace Corps Preparation program as one of 14 colleges and universities in the U.S. which can offer a focused program leading to international service. Read More
The Honorable Richard W. Murphy, prior Ambassador to Mauritania, Syria, Philippines and Saudi Arabia, will speak April 23 at 7 p.m. on “The Arab Spring: Russia and Syria” at Ursinus College, Olin Hall, room 108. Read More
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
Ursinus has joined 13 other colleges nationwide designated to offer students a Peace Corps Preparatory program in which they gain an educational component helpful for Peace Corps and international service. Read More
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
Professor of Politics Jonathan Marks authored a commentary that ran in the Wall Street Journal Dec. 16 on the topic of the American Studies Association’s resolution to boycott Israeli academic institutions. Read More
Professor Jonathan Marks, Politics has written a satire on a recent meeting of the American Studies Association for The Chronicle of Higher Education. He has also written for Commentary magazine on the impact of online courses on higher education, and if MOOCS are reaching the underserved the courses promised to help.