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South Korea Study Abroad 2024

Students Travel to South Korea To Explore Human Rights

Offered for the first time, 18 Ursinus students had the unique opportunity to spend three weeks in Seoul, South Korea in May and June as part of a course titled Human Rights and the Korean Experience led by professors Christian Rice and Kelly Sorensen.

Rainah Dunham is the first Ursinus track and field athlete to become an individual National Champion since John Wood in 1989.

Dunham Crowned National Champion in the Long Jump

Rainah Dunham ’24 became the first Ursinus Women’s Track & Field athlete to become a National Champion at the 2024 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships on Thursday evening at Doug Shaw Memorial Stadium in Myrtle Beach, S.C.

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An Advocate for Intellectual Freedom

Matthew Good, an instructional technology librarian at Ursinus, was selected as the recipient of the 2024 John Phillip Immroth Memorial Award by the American Library Association’s Intellectual Freedom Round Table.

A 43-Year Legacy of Lunchtime Layups

While it may be impossible to confirm if Ursinus’s lunchtime basketball game for faculty and staff is the longest-running pick-up game on a college campus, surely it must be the liveliest.

Self-taught Academic Coach Helps 123K Followers Learn to Study

As a student in high school, Dora Zeibekis ’24 struggled with biology. At Ursinus, she excels as a biology (and Spanish) major. If you think she likely has good advice to share on improving one’s study habits, you’re in good company: She has 123,000 followers on Instagram who agree. Known as @coffeestudi, Zeibekis offers study tips and academic coaching.

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School of Thought

Student and faculty researchers from across academic disciplines advance our knowledge of the brain.

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A Source of Hope

Jules LaRosa Espenhorst ’19 helped pave the way to a health and society major at Ursinus, and now she’s applying that experience to game-changing in vivo gene therapy at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

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Wall Street Dreams

The late Professor Scott Deacle wanted a real-time trading lab on campus. One year after his passing, his vision has become a reality.

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What Will It Take To Save The Coral Reefs?

Assistant Professor of Biology Colleen Bove was interviewed for an Atmos article focused on climate change and coral reefs. Read it online.

Ursinus librarian wins intellectual freedom award

Instructional Technology Librarian Matthew Good was featured in Lancaster Online for winning the 2024 John Phillip Immroth Memorial Award by Intellectual Freedom Round Table of the American Library Association. Read it here.

Collegeville’s Main Street ‘bikes, barbecue and beers’ transformation is underway

The collaboration between Ursinus College and the Borough of Collegeville to revitalize the 400 block of Main Street was prominently featured in a Philadelphia Business Journal article that features quotes from President Robyn Hannigan. Read it here.

Athletic News

  • June 16, 2024 at 12:00am

    Scheller Garners CSC Academic All-District Honors

  • June 16, 2024 at 12:00am

    10 Student-Athletes Named to Centennial All-Sportsmanship Teams

  • June 16, 2024 at 12:00am

    Five Softball Members Garner Academic All-District Honors

  • June 16, 2024 at 12:00am

    Dunham Finishes Runner-Up in Triple Jump at NCAA Championships

  • June 16, 2024 at 12:00am

    Tabor Competes in 400 Meters at NCAA Outdoor Championships

  • June 16, 2024 at 12:00am

    Dunham Crowned National Champion in the Long Jump

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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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