Department News

Here’s the latest news from academic departments and administrative offices.


  • Business Office (December 14, 2017)

    Effective January 1, 2018, the standard Ursinus College travel reimbursement rate for use of your personal vehicle on College business will be 54.5 cents per mile. Our rate is tied directly to the standard IRS rate.

  • Students answer questions about their research.
    English (December 12, 2017)
    Students involved with the #BearsMakeHistory course at Ursinus delivered presentations on December 8th, 2017.
  • Jessica Taddeo ('19) and Thomas Tessitore ('18) with their research mentor, Dr. Dale Cameron
    Biology (December 11, 2017)
    Last week the Ursinus College Biology Department was represented well at the world’s largest gathering of cell scientists for the 2017 ASCB/EMBO Meeting, hosted by the American Society for Cell Biology and the European Molecular Biology Organization. Eight students, 4 faculty, and 2 Biology Department lab researchers went to the Pennsylvania Convention Center for the conference (Dec. 2-6), which rotates to the City of Brotherly Love about every three years.
  • students present at conference
    Politics and International Relations (December 8, 2017)

    In November three International Relations majors travelled to Philadelphia with Dr. Rebecca Evans to present their research at the Northeastern Political Science Association Annual Conference. 

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    Anthropology and Sociology (December 5, 2017)
    Assistant Professor, Lauren Wynne, recently presented at the 116th Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association in Washington, DC.
  • Prof. Throop and students pose for a fun picture after successfully presenting their work!
    English (December 3, 2017)
    The two Ursinus English students and one from History present their research at Moravian College.
  • HIV and AIDS Awareness
    Wellness Center (December 1, 2017)
  • Green Living Certification
    Sustainability (November 28, 2017)
    Can college students live a sustainable life while living on a college campus? Yes you can! Take this short survey to answer questions about your everyday practices.
  • Health and Exercise Physiology (November 20, 2017)
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    Anthropology and Sociology (November 15, 2017)
    To explore the critical issues of increasing rates of incarceration over the 20th and 21st century, Lecturer, Margee Kerr, accompanied students from SOC100-B and SOC 260 as they toured Eastern State Penitentiary and visited the new exhibit, Prisons Today.