Watson Winner To Explore ‘Peaceable Kingdoms’

Watson Fellow Maeve Sutherland

Senior Maeve Sutherland will travel the globe for a year exploring “Peaceable Kingdoms: Pacifist Communities and the Quest for Utopia.” Sutherland, from Schwenksville, Pa., is one of only four students from Pennsylvania colleges to be named a Watson Fellow for 2012-2013. Read More»

2013 Class President Volunteers in Uganda

A trip to Uganda last month illuminated the power of family for junior Rodolfo Coplin. He volunteered with the non-profit Grandmothers Beyond Borders, a U.S. based organization focused on grandmothers in Uganda who have lost their children and consequently assumed the role of parent to their grandchildren. Read More»

Ursinus Hosts Passport Day

Want to apply for a U.S. Passport? Passport Day at Ursinus is Wednesday, Oct. 26, in Olin Hall, room 104. Drop-in hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  All Ursinus students, faculty, staff, their families and the local community are welcome. Read More»

Study Abroad Led to Physiology Research Fellowship

Kaitlyn Kennard

Kaitlyn Kennard, Class of 2012, is an American Physiological Society Undergraduate Research Fellow. Her passion for physiology was ignited when, as  a sophomore, she studied abroad in the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico with two Ursinus biology professors, and became interested in the science of the function of living systems. Read More»

International Relations Major Whitney Mayer ’12 to Live in China

A seasoned traveler, Whitney Mayer 2012 has been to England, France, Wales, Ireland, Netherlands, and Belgium. And this summer the Pittsburgh native will add a new name to the growing list of nations she has the good fortune to explore. Mayer was recently awarded the Critical Language Scholarship through the U.S. State Department to study in China for the summer. She leaves in June. Read More»