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  • Ursinus is one of The Princeton Review's top 385 colleges.
    August 6, 2019
    A leading tutoring, test prep and college admission services company, The Princeton Review has included Ursinus among its top 385 colleges in the country while also naming it one of the best institutions in the northeast and among its top green colleges.
  • Students from Upper Perkiomen High School spent two weeks on the Ursinus College campus this summer taking an in-depth loo...
    August 1, 2019

    Students from Upper Perkiomen High School spent two weeks on the Ursinus College campus this summer taking an in-depth look at the U.S. constitution and other historical documents while becoming acquainted with a liberal arts education.

  • Mark Ellison
    July 26, 2019
    Mark Ellison, David Laucks Hain Professor of Chemistry, received a $200,217 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to study the motion of ions and molecules through carbon nanotubes. As part of the research, Ellison also joins the Center for Enhanced Nanofluidic Transport (CENT) at MIT.
  • The American Physiological Society chose Vikki Rueda-Juarez ’21 as one of 18 STRIDE (Short-Term Research Education P...
    July 26, 2019

    The American Physiological Society chose Vikki Rueda-Juarez ’21 as one of 18 STRIDE (Short-Term Research Education Program to Increase Diversity in Health-Related Research) undergraduate research fellows this year for her work this summer in Beth Bailey’s lab. 

  • Ursinus College’s Institute for Student Success (ISS) hosted 19 institutions from the Philadelphia area, New Jersey ...
    July 26, 2019
    This summer, Ursinus College’s Institute for Student Success (ISS) hosted 19 institutions from the Philadelphia area, New Jersey and New York for an annual meeting of student success professionals.
  • Art Thomas '20 presents her research on schizophrenia in film.
    July 19, 2019
    The annual symposium took place on Friday, July 19, with 59 students from the classes of 2020 and 2021 presenting their research.
  • Aliyah Stevens '21 gained a passion for scientific research during the FUTURE program.
    July 10, 2019
    The FUTURE program introduces students to scientific research before they begin their first year at Ursinus.
  • Professor Ronald Hess
    July 10, 2019

    Ronald Hess, a professor emeritus of chemistry who served the college with distinction for a remarkable 50 years, passed away on Monday, July 1, from complications of Alzheimer’s disease and following surgery for a broken hip.

  • Ursinus students in Rebecca Roberts's lab perform interdisciplinary research outlined in the BASIL curriculum, which is be...
    July 10, 2019
    Ursinus College is one of eight institutions that have collaborated on an inventive new biochemistry curriculum designed for lab courses at the high school, undergraduate and graduate levels.
  • the 22nd International C. elegans Conference in Los Angeles brings together 1,500 researchers, including Ursinus students.
    July 10, 2019

    Three Ursinus College students and an alumna joined Professor Rebecca Lyczak at the 22nd International C. elegans Conference in Los Angeles in June.

Ursinus in the News

  • June 27, 2019

    Ursinus, USciences sign affiliation agreement

    A story about a new agreement that allows Ursinus students to pursue their master’s degree at USciences appeared in print and online in the Pottstown Mercury.

  • June 26, 2019

    Guest Column: College lessons for grads, dads and college presidents

    A letter penned by Ursinus President Brock Blomberg to his daughter, who graduated college in May 2019, was published in the Delaware County Daily Times.

  • June 18, 2019

    Ursinus College’s entrepreneur in residence receives 2019 Leavey Award

    Montco.Today ran a story about Maureen Cumpstone ’79, who earned a 2019 Leavey Award for Excellence in Private Enterprise Education for her work with the U-Image Center for Integrative and Entrepreneurial Studies.

  • June 18, 2019

    Kevin Small - At Home In Collegeville

    Ursinus head basketball coach Kevin Small appeared on an episode of “1-on-1 with Matt Leon,” a KYW-AM podcast.  

  • May 31, 2019

    Employers expect to hire more 2019 college grads

    Sharon Hansen, director of career and post-graduate development, was quoted in a story in the Pottstown Mercury about the job market for 2019 college graduates.

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