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Summer Open House

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Sycamore Stories

Kids Going Stir-Crazy? Physicist Recommends Experiments to Let Off Some STEAM

Films That Inspire

Upgrade Your Next Game Night

Trails and Tribulations

Health Economics Takes on Executive Summaries

Analyzing the Past in the Present

Seeking Artistic Inspiration

Dancing Together

The Economics of COVID-19

Positivity Prevails in Videos from Faculty and Staff

Turning Deposits into Donations

Lantern Launch, Live from Home

The Show Must Go Online

Social Distancing: A Philosopher’s Perspective

A UC Themed “Wallpaper Wednesday”

Pfahler Lights Up Blue

CoSA Launches as a Week-long Virtual Event

Virtual Book Club

Helping at Home

From The Stage to Your Screen

A Pandemic Literary Review

Five Ways Ursinus Athletes Keep Focused & Competitive

Tips for Tuning Out the Negative

Discussing Difference Virtually

The Home Office

Bears Share

Students “Zoom” into Interviews

Coming Together While Apart

Resources for Reporters 

The Higher Ed Report for Journalists

Impact of COVID-19
Resources for reporters on how coronavirus impacts colleges and universities; links to virtual admitted students experiences; and information about how graduating seniors are adjusting their career searches.

Addressing “Hidden” College Costs: A Donor-based Solution to Costs Beyond Tuition
How philanthropy can support students, and trending toward more focused giving.

When a Small Data Point Leads to Big Student Success
Ursinus College has had success using some creative markers to not only track, but predict, students who may struggle on campus.

It Takes a Village to Recruit a Student
Ursinus puts its people, and not only its admissions staff, on the front lines of the recruitment process.

Busting the Myth of the Penniless Poet
Myth #1: Liberal arts grads end up stuck in low-paying jobs. Fact: Liberal arts graduates are successful, and happy, across a wide variety of fields.

Strategies for Choosing Your School 
Many students who are admitted to multiple schools don’t have a clear first choice. What should they consider when making a decision?

College Price
What the average American college actually pays for their education isn’t always clear. Hint: it’s a lot less than sticker price.

Ursinus Publications

Ursinus Magazine       ursi: Ursinus Research Magazine

Ursinus In the News

  • The End of College as We Knew It?

    Stephanie Mackler, an associate professor of education and assistant dean of the college, and Matt Schmitz ’21 are mentioned in a New York Times opinion piece about the merits of a liberal arts education. The article quotes a piece Schmitz wrote for Mackler’s class. 

  • ‘Lost in Thought’ Review: The Life of the Mind

    The Wall Street Journal: Jonathan Marks, a professor of politics, penned a book review of “Lost in Thought: The Hidden Pleasures of an Intellectual Life” by Zena Hitz.

  • Can millionaire college coaches defend their salaries during Covid-19?

    The Guardian: Jasmine Harris, an assistant professor of sociology, was quoted in this article about high coach salaries amid coronavirus-related spending cuts at universities.

College Communications
Tom Yencho

Chief Communications Officer
tyencho@ursinus.edu

Ed Moorhouse

Director of Communications
(Media Contact)
610-409-3535
emoorhouse@ursinus.edu