Associate Professor of Politics Jonathan Marks wrote an essay on the web site of the John William Pope Center for Higher Education Policy. He takes on some of the assertions in Jeffrey Selingo’s book, College (Un)Bound: The Future of Higher Education and What it Means for Students. Read More
Associate Professor of Politics Jonathan Marks writes in the Chronicle of Higher Education on academic philosophers accepting money from mission-driven foundations. He writes of a recent controversy involving Templeton Foundation.
English and Politics major Sophie Zander has won the Grand Prize for short fiction from the Pell Center Public Storyteller Contest at Salve Regina University in Rhode Island. Read More
Associate Professor of Politics Jonathan Marks continues his series of essays on topics related to liberal education in Inside Higher Ed. A column published April 18 discusses the relationship between civic engagement and liberal education and how these two pursuits can support each other at liberal arts colleges.
John Culhane, Professor of Law at Widener University, will discuss legal rights of same-sex couples on March 25 at 4:30 p.m. in the Kaleidoscope Performing Arts Center’s Lenfest Theater. A book signing will follow the talk. Read More
Though substantial growth and rebuilding are taking place across much of Africa, the impact of HIV, AIDS, Malaria and Tuberculosis are still significant threats to the progress of African nations, The Hon. Patrick R.D. Hayford, told students this week. Read More
The Hon. Patrick R.D. Hayford, who served as Director for African Affairs in the Executive Office of the Secretary General of the United Nations from 1999 to 2005 and Ambassador of Ghana, will speak at Ursinus College March 18 at 7 p.m. Read More
When he first got the news, John Carty wasn’t sure he could go through with it. But then the six-foot defensive lineman rallied and decided that being selected as a donor for the Be the Match Registry program was something he could handle. Read More
A grant to Ursinus College will enhance the campus culture of service and community engagement. Ursinus is one of 33 institutions in the United States to be awarded a $38,720 NetVUE grant through the Council for Independent Colleges. Read More
With the election looming, esteemed Professor of Political Science Professor Gerard Fitzpatrick reminds us of one issue that should be on everyone’s minds: The U.S. Supreme Court. Read More