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  • Joanne Braxton talks about moral injury and moral distress during the first of two Davis lectures this spring.
    February 15, 2019

    Joanne M. Braxton discussed those affected by exposure to trauma and injustice during her talk in the Lenfest Theater on February 14.

  • Susanna Throop's book was recognized by “Forbes” as a must-read.
    February 12, 2019

    Susanna Throop, a professor of history, has added to her impressive collection of published works with The Crusades: An Epitome.

  • "God of Carnage and "Agnes of God" will run in repertory on the same stage.
    February 12, 2019

    God of Carnage by Yasmina Reza, translated by Christopher Hampton, and Agnes of God by John Pielmeier, continue this year’s theme of truth Feb. 27 to March 3.

  • Ursinus College
    February 11, 2019
    Business Insider reported that Ursinus College is among the nation’s 50 underrated institutions, according to CollegeVine, a blog that serves as a resource for prospective students and their families.
  • Ursinus celebrated its 150th birthday on February 5th.
    February 6, 2019
    A large banner strung across Olin Plaza. Balloons and signs marking the campus in a festive old gold, red and black. A scavenger hunt featuring an image of our founder and a special visit from his descendant. Ursinus marked 150 years since its founding on February 5, 1869, with these activities and more.
  • Dr. Ann McKee, a pioneer in CTE research, delivers a talk for the Parlee Center for Science and the Common Good.
    February 5, 2019

    Ann McKee, whose work garners national media attention, spoke about chronic traumatic encephalopathy. The degenerative brain disease is commonly found in athletes participating in contact sports and military veterans.

  • "Let the Fire Burn" was shown during MLK Week activities.
    January 28, 2019

    Let the Fire Burn, a documentary film about the burning of Osage Avenue in the city of Philadelphia, was screened Thursday evening, January 24, in the Lenfest Theater.

  • The Ursinus community will read "Americanah" together for One Book, One Ursinus.
    January 24, 2019

    The program invites members of the campus community to read a common text—Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie—and participate in small-group discussions and talks throughout the spring.

  • Dean Mark Schneider speaks during an MLK Week event in 2018.
    January 23, 2019
    The presentations were held over two days in the Institute for Inclusion and Equity during MLK Week at Ursinus.
  • Corinne Moulder ’07 (Smith Publicity, Inc.) hosted Millie Drury ’21.
    January 23, 2019
    When it comes to learning on the job during winter break, Ursinus students turn to the best resources they can find: fellow Bears. This January, 43 students explored career options by shadowing Ursinus alumni through Career and Post-Graduate Development’s externship program.

Ursinus in the News

  • 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.

  • December 7, 2018

    Schadenfreude: Why We Enjoy Other People’s Misery

    Cathy Chambliss, a professor of psychology, was quoted in a story published by Medical Daily.

  • December 7, 2018

    In Philly galleries, three must-see shows for December

    Das Meisterstück (The Masterpiece), a current Berman Museum exhibition, was featured in the Philadelphia Inquirer as one of three must-see shows in December. 

  • December 7, 2018

    3 ways Facebook and other social media companies could clean up their acts – if they wanted to

    Tony Nadler, an associate professor of media and communications studies, co-authored an article on what Facebook, Google, and other platforms could do to stop social media manipulation.

  • November 28, 2018

    Iconic Manhattan sculpture finds a new home in Collegeville, Pa.

    A story about the Cubed Curve sculpture on the Ursinus campus appeared online and aired on WHYY-FM. 

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