Manatee Conservation

If it’s possible for an animal to be both lumbering and graceful, it is the buoyant and endearing manatee. It’s the creature that captured the imagination of Summer Fellow Xy Serafy after an encounter at the beach with her family. Serafy, an Environmental Studies and Spanish dual major, will focus her research on the Antillean manatee, a subspecies that is working to survive in the coastal waters of Mexico. Read More»

Three’s a Charm

John Carty

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»

Spanish Professor Recognized

Teresa Ko, assistant professor of Spanish in the Modern Languages Department, was
awarded Honorable Mention in the this year’s Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation Career Enhancement Fellowship for Junior Faculty. The award is highly competitive.


Faculty and Student News

Mohammed Yahdi and Matthew J. Stehman 2010

A History Professor will offer a lecture as a Visiting Scholar; another History professor and student attended a conference in Medieval and Early Modern Studies; Dr. Hardin was selected to attend a workshop; Math Professor Yahdi gives a presentation; Environmental Studies Professor anticipates publication of his research; and Mellon Director Professor Goldsmith presents a poster on the Teaching and Learning Initiative. Read More»

Young Alum Awarded Fulbright Teaching Assistantship

Amber Lee Spurka graduated from Ursinus College with a bachelor of arts degree in Spanish, cum laude, with minors in psychology and elementary education, departmental honors in Spanish and K-12 teaching certification during commencement exercises on Saturday, May 15, on the college campus. More than 340 students received bachelor’s degrees. Read More»