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  • A Teagle Foundation grant will fund the Freedom, Citizenship and Equality Program at Ursinus.
    March 15, 2019

    Ursinus is introducing prospective college students from rural areas to a liberal arts curriculum through its new Freedom, Citizenship and Equality summer program. It is funded by the Teagle Foundation for $165,000 over three years.  

  • Kelly P. Finch Mobley ’82 (left) and Philip Richard Flynn Corson ’04.
    March 8, 2019

    Kelly P. Finch Mobley ’82 and Philip Richard Flynn Corson ’04 were elected by the board during its February meeting. 

  • The event also honored Paulette Patton for her contributions. She was presented with a photo of Unity House.
    March 8, 2019
    Ursinus alumni of the Crigler program reflected on the contributions of W. Robert Crigler ’56, the college’s first African American graduate, who passed away in October.
  • Ursinus students participated in a Debating for Democracy workshop in the Bears' Den.
    March 6, 2019
    The Project Pericles Debating for Democracy event, held in February, focused on mass incarceration, immigration and LGBTQ rights.
  • A display honoring Robert Crigler in the lobby of the Myrin Library. Dr. Patricia Lott is researching Crigler as part of a...
    March 6, 2019
    Building upon efforts to create a digital archive of Ursinus history, Patricia Lott, an assistant professor African American and Africana Studies, is working with students to reflect on issues of race and equity at the college.
  • Students met with employers during the 2019 Job, Internship and Networking Fair.
    March 5, 2019
    The Job, Internship and Networking fair offered the opportunity for students to meet with more than 80 employers offering internship, part-time jobs and full-time job opportunities.
  • Charlotte Rohrer '19 became a U.S. citizen in December 2018.
    March 5, 2019

    Charlotte Rohrer ’19 moved from Germany to the United States at age 15 and started a six-year journey to gain dual citizenship. That journey was finally fulfilled in December.

  • Professor Jennifer Stevenson speaks during national Day of Mourning.
    March 5, 2019

    As part of a nationwide event, Ursinus students, faculty and alumni held a vigil on Friday, March 1, to honor the lives of disabled people killed by their families and caretakers.

  • "God of Carnage" performances are Wednesday, February 27, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, March 1, at 7:30 p.m.; and Satur...
    February 26, 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. Both are in the Blackbox Studio Theater.

  • The women's swimming team has been crowned champs again.
    February 25, 2019
    The Bears racked up three more gold medals and yet another record-breaking relay en route to the Centennial Conference title. 

Ursinus in the News

  • 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.

  • 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.

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