Alumnus Named Director of Kenan Institute

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise has appointed Joseph M. DeSimone as its new director. DeSimone is a 1986 graduate of Ursinus College and Vice President of the Board of Trustees. Read More»


Dr. Carlita Favero Wins Summer Grant

Dr. Carlita Favero earned a SOMAS-URM grant (Support of Mentors and their Students in the Neurosciences from Underrepresented Minorities)  to support her research this summer on the effects of prenatal alcohol on neural development. Read More»


Dr. Lyczak Honored with the Award for Outstanding Research

Dr. Rebecca Lyczak was honored with the Laughlin Award for Outstanding Research at the 2012 commencement of Ursinus College.  Her research focuses on early development in C. elegans, the nematode worm that has proven to be so useful in elucidating genetics and genetic disorders, including in humans.  Read More»