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Ursinus defeated Muhlenberg, 42-35.

Football Stuns No. 8 Muhlenberg in Famous Upset

Samuel Ragland scored three rushing touchdowns to become the program’s all-time leader, Aaron Anderson came up with two game-changing interceptions, and the Bears stunned No. 8 Muhlenberg in a 42-35 Centennial Conference thriller for the team’s first victory in Allentown since 1999 and first over a top-10 opponent in school history.
Digital Spark participants Bradley Duncan-Taylor ’22, Marcos Maciel ’22, and Michael Magargee...

Students Lend Digital Marketing Expertise to Local Businesses

Each summer the Digital Spark program, run by the U-Imagine Center, pairs students with local businesses for an eight-week immersive experience. This year, 10 interns gained experience working in industries such as food service, real estate, and eye care, giving them a different perspective from their work in the classroom.
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Research in Brief: Understanding Neurogenerative Disorders

Medical researchers know relatively little about the brain’s response to inflammation. Prof. Jennifer King studies the inflammatory protein mediators associated with Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders (HAND) and other neurodegenerative diseases. Play the video to learn more about her research.
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Johanna Mellis

Most Inspiring Athletes with a Powerful Message

Johanna Mellis | Assistant Professor of History
Dr. Mellis lists some of her favorite athletes who have used their influence and the public stage to shine a light on issues of injustice.
  1. Maya Moore
    Pro basketball player and criminal justice reform advocate

  2. Muhammad Ali
    Legendary boxer, activist, and philanthropist

  3. Colin Kaepernick
    Former NFL QB, civil rights activist
  4. Serena Williams
    Tennis champion, activist, and entrepreneur
  5. Maggie Nichols
    American gymnast who spoke out about sexual abuse
  6. John Carlos
    American Olympian and activist
  7. Tommy Smith
    Olympian and NFL player, advocate against injustice

  8. Megan Rapinoe
    American soccer champion, activist, and philanthropist
  9. Simone Manuel
    First Black woman to win an individual Olympic gold in swimming
  10. Schuyler Bailar
    First openly transgender NCAA Division I swimmer

Sycamore Stories

A Home Away from Home

Senior Simba Kanjanda’s path from Zimbabwe to Ursinus wasn’t as circuitous as one might imagine, but a bit of circumstance certainly helped him to find the perfect school.
Simba Kanjanda ’22

English and Theater Double Major Plays with Business Idea and Scores

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, working parents have struggled with meeting the needs of their jobs while simultaneously tending to children who are not only learning from home but also spending less time with friends. Kate Foley ’23 and her family created a business that could help.
Kate Foley ’23 (center) with (left to right) Ruby Serafin ’20, Liam Worcheck ’22, Jessica C...

Faculty Research & Inquiry

From the Magazine

The (Mis)information Age

Digital technology and social media are powerful tools that influence and shape human behavior and opinion. We’ve seen it first-hand when it comes to politics and elections, social justice issues and activism, and even a global pandemic. Three Ursinus experts in media and technology discuss and debate how digital media has influenced—and even helped or harmed—our society. (cover illustration by: Mikala Campbell)
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A Foundation for STEM Success

Funded by a National Science Foundation grant, Ursinus’s Supporting Inclusive Excellence program has provided students with a strong sense of community—backed by six faculty members with their own unique expertise—as they become better scientists, researchers, and leaders.
Supporting Inclusive Excellence

No Ordinary Pie-in-the-Sky Idea

It’s been quite some time since the observatory that sits atop Pfahler Hall has been used to gaze up at the skies above. Now, aspiring physicist Brian Barker ’22 has made it his mission to restore it to its former glory.
Brian Barker ’22
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Events on the Ursinus campus and beyond.

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The Pandemic Exposed Our Broken Higher-Education System. It’s Also Given Us a Chance to Make Things Better

Director of Admission Diane Greenwood and Associate Professor of Business and Economics Scott Deacle were quoted in a Philadelphia Magazine story about how colleges navigate the COVID-19 pandemic.

Even with the delta variant, Ursinus College expects a better fall with a mostly vaccinated campus

This feature story in The Philadelphia Inquirer details how Ursinus College is preparing for the 2021-22 academic year. 

Vaccination Alone Isn’t Enough to Keep the Virus Under Control This Fall, One Small College Warns

In this Chronicle of Higher Education article, Vice President for Academic Affairs mark Schneider discusses the data driven approach that Ursinus uses to help prepare for a residential undergraduate experience in the midst of a pandemic. 

Athletic News

  • September 21, 2021 at 12:00am

    Strong Effort for Men’s Golf at Fall Invite

  • September 21, 2021 at 12:00am

    Chen Amazes for Women’s Golf

  • September 21, 2021 at 12:00am

    Field Hockey Topples No. 6 TCNJ

  • September 21, 2021 at 12:00am

    Lamarca Lauded as Golfer of the Week

  • September 21, 2021 at 12:00am

    Anderson Named to Team of the Week

  • September 19, 2021 at 12:00am

    Men’s Golf Competes at Swarthmore Invitational

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Life After Ursinus

Episode 5: Taking a Leap of Faith

For the first time ever, Ursinus goes global - all the way to Doha, Qatar where 2009 alumnus Andrew Clark shares his experience in digital marketing in the Middle East. Now based in Baltimore, Andrew discusses how taking a leap of faith paid off.

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