News

  • Valle de México desde el Cerro de Santa Isabel (after Jose Maria Velasco), 2016. Photo: Mikayla Whitmore. Courtesy of the...
    August 13, 2018
    In Re/Presenting México: José María Velasco and the Politics of Paper, artist Justin Favela brings his signature piñata technique to Velasco’s landscape paintings originally created throughout the second half of the 19th century.
  • Eugene Delacroix's palette
    August 13, 2018
    In Das Meisterstück (The Masterpiece), Matthias Schaller presents 27 highly detailed photographs that document the paint palettes of renowned artists such as Frida Kahlo, Salvador Dalí, Vincent van Gogh, Pablo Picasso and others.
  • Gerry Lenfest
    August 7, 2018
    A visionary leader, philanthropist and friend of Ursinus College and the Berman Museum of Art, Lenfest and his wife, Marguerite, selflessly supported Ursinus  for many years.
  • Ursinus College has awarded its very first Abele Foundation scholarships to eight students.
    July 30, 2018

    Strengthening a commitment to access and affordability for students, Ursinus College has awarded its very first Abele Foundation scholarships to eight students: seven incoming first-year students and one continuing student.

  • Sydney Gonzalez ’19 is working as an intern for Ancient Order of the Wooden Skull, a production company in Californi...
    July 27, 2018

    Many Ursinus students are spending the summer months at internships across the country and, in some cases, overseas.

  • Harry Bambi ’11 was one Ursinus graduate who attended the Bears in the City networking event in Philadelphia, connec...
    July 25, 2018

    Current students had a chance to network with young Ursinus alumni who work in Philadelphia during a special event in Center City on July 24.

  • Brian Strachan, a professional costume designer and makeup artist, as well as an adjunct professor at Ursinus, demonstrate...
    July 24, 2018
    In a special summer course this year, Ursinus students are exploring the history of drag performance and how drag reflects and responds to cultural shifts over time.
  • Janelle Benner
    July 23, 2018
    Just a few months after taking the Ursinus College field hockey team on a tour of Ireland, head coach Janelle Benner is headed back to Europe – this time representing the United States.
  • Amanda Palladino ’18 
    July 23, 2018
    Amanda Palladino, a three-time All-American gymnast and member of the Class of 2018, has been nominated by Ursinus College for the NCAA Woman of the Year award.
  • Summer fellows present their research during the annual symposium. 
    July 20, 2018
    The 20th symposium took place on Friday, July 20, with 66 students from the classes of 2019 and 2020 presenting their research.

Ursinus in the News

  • July 27, 2018

    Why the ‘Full House’ house calls to its fans (and annoys rich neighbors)

    Alice Leppert, an assistant professor of media and communication studies, is quoted in a San Francisco Chronicle article about why the Full House TV sitcom home attracts tourists.

  • July 23, 2018

    Tow Center announces new research fellows in digital journalism

    Tony Nadler, an assistant professor of media and communications studies, appears in a story announcing the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia Journalism School’s new cohort of Knight News Innovation Fellows. 

  • July 23, 2018

    Several Colleges Already Teach the ‘Big Questions of Life’

    An op-ed that appeared in The Chronicle of Higher Education referenced Ursinus’s Common Intellectual Experience and the four questions of the core curriculum.

  • June 29, 2018

    Letting General Education Lead the Way: A Case Study from Ursinus College’s New Core Curriculum

    Mark Schneider, vice president of academic affairs and dean of the college, penned an op-ed about the core curriculum that was published in The ACAD Leader, the newsletter of the American Conference of Academic Deans.

  • March 26, 2018

    Listening is not enough: Mistrust and local news in urban and suburban Philly

    Tony Nadler, an assistant professor of media and communication studies, published a report on trust and mistrust in news in the Philly metro area in the Columbia Journalism Review.

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