Pause for Paws: “Best Day Ever”

More than a dozen dogs visited campus for the semester’s first Pause for Paws, an event that invites faculty and staff to bring their fun-loving dogs to campus to visit with students. Overheard from multiple students: “This is the best day ever!” Read More»

Q & A with Dr. Bish and Student Charles Lee

The Mercury in Pottstown Oct. 23 featured a live, online Q & A with Joel Bish, associate professor of psychology and chair of the Neuroscience Department, and his student, Charles Lee. Lee and Bish are collaborating on research on concussions. Read More»

Composing an Original Symphony

David Nolan

For his Summer Fellows research, David Nolan composed an original Sonata Allegro movement of a Neo-Romantic symphony.  The piece is written for an array of instruments, he says, and features hints of atonality and non-diatonic music. Read More»

The Moral Injuries of War

Doug Hickey 2014

The moral injuries sustained by veterans unable to cope with life after battle is a topic that deserves to be examined more closely, says Douglas Hickey 2014. As his Summer Fellows project he is studying the moral consequences of killing in war as well as the origins of military ethics and the deliberation of ethical decision making in the military. Read More»

Two Students Selected as Kemper Scholars

Micaela Lyons 2016

Two Ursinus students interested in enhancing their leadership skills were named Kemper Scholars, selected by the James S. Kemper Foundation in Chicago, Ill. Rising sophomores Youssef Boussen of Silver Spring, Md., and Micaela Lyons of Plainfield, N.J., were chosen from a group of finalists from colleges across the country. Read More»

Dr. Principe Talks on Radio About Childhood

Gabrielle Principe, Associate Professor and Chair of the Psychology Department, will be on the radio with an hour-long radio interview about her book, Your Brain on Childhood: The Unexpected Side Effects of Classrooms, Ballparks, Family Rooms, and the Minivan (Prometheus, 2011) on Sunday, March 3, from 10 to11 p.m.  Read More»