Sophomore Gymnast Crowned National Champion

After Monica Durham raised her hands in the air to cap her successful vault at the 2012 National Collegiate Gymnastics Championships in Brockport, N.Y. this past March, she knew it was good. She just didn’t know how good it was. Read More»


The Ursinus Labyrinth: A Ringing Endorsement

Ursinus Labyrinth

The Ursinus labyrinth, which sits unobtrusively near the Kaleidoscope Performing Arts Center, was developed some years ago as an Exercise and Sport Science Summer Fellows project. The research, under Professor Laura Borsdorf, examined the restorative powers of walking such a maze. Read More»


Faculty Good News; Student Good News

Environmental Studies professor co-authors a winning paper; Math professor’s paper co-authored with students accepted for publication; History professor presents paper; Theater professor blogs for popular news site; and Psychology Professor and student present poster. ESS student is best in state. Read More»


Faculty Good News

A professor was published in Physician’s News Digest, another in Psychology Today ‘s blogs, and another was heard on the radio. An art exhibition was reviewed, and a music professor was commissioned to write a piece. See also good news from the Math Department.

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Faculty Good News

Accomplishments by Ursinus College faculty members are noted regularly in “Faculty Good News.” Assistant Professor of History Susanna Throop was featured in an article, and Gabrielle Principe, Associate Professor of Psychology, has published a book.  Read More»


Professor Explores Children’s Modern Lifestyles

Gabrielle Principe

Gabrielle Principe, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychology, explores the consequences of children’s modern lifestyles—their homes, schools, toys, and pastimes—on brain development in her new book, Your Brain on Childhood: The Unexpected Side Effects of Classrooms, Ballparks, Family Rooms and the Minivan. Read More»