Items tagged with Winter 2019


  • President Blomberg
    March 18
    When I think of what makes Ursinus innovative, I often reflect on our strength in learning across disciplines, something that is essential to our changing world.
  • Dennis Krauss
    March 18
    During his days as an Ursinus student, Dennis Krauss ’63 was a familiar face in Bomberger Hall, the oldest building on the Ursinus campus.
  • Curved Cube
    March 18
    An iconic public sculpture that was once a familiar sight to millions in midtown Manhattan has moved from the bustling streets of New York City to the tree-lined Ursinus campus.
  • Snell. 20th Snell-Shillingford Coaching Symposium
    March 15

    Ursinus College and its Centennial Conference peers celebrated two of the most influential women in the coaching profession while preparing future generations of female coaches at the 20th annual Snell-Shillingford Symposium in December.

  • Flyman: Tyler Shipley
    March 15
    At the Walnut Street Theater in Philadelphia, Tyler Shipley’s office space isn’t too far from the spotlight itself. Backstage, in what’s known as the hemp house, the 2011 Ursinus graduate— who simply goes by his last name—is the head flyman, which means he’s responsible for all of the “flying” scenery moving above actors’ heads during stage productions.
  • Aubrey Paris
    March 14

    This Ursinus graduate was recently chosen as one of the world’s 118 top young chemists by the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC). 


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    The Ursinus community came together on a blustery October day to dedicate the $29 million Innovation and Discovery Center during a special public event. The ceremony was presided over by Rob Wonderling P’16, president of the Chamber of Commerce of Greater Philadelphia and chair of the Ursinus board of trustees. Joe DeSimone ’86 P’12, CEO and cofounder of leading technology manufacturer Carbon, was among those to deliver remarks during the dedication. A portrait of the late Ursinus President Bobby Fong, a passionate advocate of the liberal arts and learning across disciplines, was unveiled on the first floor of the IDC. See the Keep the Promise newsletter insert for a full story.