April 22, 2019The four-decade Ursinus College career of John French, the William F. Heefner Professor of Music, will be celebrated during a concert April 28 at 4 p.m. in Bomberger Hall.
April 19, 2019
Melissa Martinez ’22 has been accepted to the STEMSEAS program, a 10-day exploratory experience that will take her to Iceland aboard a research vessel.
April 18, 2019
A comprehensive article details how entrepreneur Cynthia Fisher ’83 is working to upend secretive practices in the medical industry.
April 17, 2019
Ursinus College Dance Company is set to end the 2018-19 theater and dance season with a slate of new works by professional artists and one student choreographer.
April 16, 2019
Elisa Rodriguez ’22 has been accepted to the Carnegie Mellon Summer Undergraduate Applied Mathematics Institute (SUAMI) for 2019.
April 10, 2019
In a talk filled with stories and observations, bible quotes and references to modern texts, stories of survival, Broadway show tunes and personal growth experiences, Patel presented the second of two Davis Visiting Professor of Judeo-Christian Values lectures this semester.
April 8, 2019
Jess Greenburg ’21 took her research on the road to mountainous and snowy Wyoming over two weeks in March, when she visited two of the country’s great national parks, Grand Teton and Yellowstone, and co-led a workshop for ecosystem educators.
April 4, 2019The world premiere of The Medusa Play by Angela Antoinette Bey ’19 runs April 4-7 in the Kaleidoscope Performing Arts Center.
April 3, 2019
A team of four Ursinus students is teaming up with Victory Bank in Limerick, Pa., for the 2019 Conference of State Banking Supervisors Case Study Competition.
April 1, 2019A proud Ursinus alumnus, longtime professor and historian, and celebrated member of the Ursinus community for more than 50 years, Ross passed away on Thursday, March 28, after a valiant battle with ALS.
Ursinus in the News
April 19, 2019
The Future of Gen Ed
Mark Schneider, vice president of academic affairs and dean of the college, talked about the Ursinus Quest core curriculum during a TED-style talk sponsored by Inside Higher Ed in Washington, D.C. This article highlights the event.
April 12, 2019
7 Crucial Questions to Ask When Choosing a College
Shannon Zottola, vice president and dean of enrollment, was quoted in an article on Student Loan Hero about finding your best college fit when making a decision.
April 4, 2019
Thank Goodness Trump Is Here to Save Free Speech
Professor of Politics Jonathan Marks penned an op-ed published in The Chronicle of Higher Education on President Donald Trump’s executive order threatening to withhold federal research dollars if colleges don’t respect and protect free speech.
February 25, 2019
Facebook decided which users are interested in Nazis — and let advertisers target them directly
Tony Nadler, an associate professor of media and communications studies, was quoted in a Los Angeles Times article on targeted advertising.
January 23, 2019
Volunteers paint 100 murals at Kensington High School for MLK Day
A photo of Ursinus students participating in a day of service at Kensington High School in Philadelphia on MLK Day was part of a photo gallery on whyy.org.
Resources for Reporters:Strategies for Choosing Your School
The Higher Ed Report for Journalists
According to a Niche 2017 survey of 14,000 students applying to college, students receive acceptances from an average of three schools, but many students who are admitted to multiple schools don’t have a clear first choice. So whom should they talk to and what should they think about to end up on the campus that suits them best?
Colleges and universities nationwide post their sticker prices clearly on their websites. What is not so clear is the price that the average American college student at a 4-year private non-profit school actually pays for their education. Hint: it’s a lot less.