News Archive

  • Ursinus Athletics honors two of its legends for their remarkable contributions to the college and the department.
    September 20, 2019
    During Homecoming, the wrestling room will be dedicated in memory of the late Bill Racich, while the newly resurfaced Snell Field will be dedicated in the late Adele Boyd’s honor.
  • Ursinus College is ranked #82 among national liberal arts colleges on the 2020 "U.S. News and World Report" nati...
    September 9, 2019

    Ursinus College has again been recognized as one of the top liberal arts colleges in the nation by U.S. News and World Report, coming in 82nd on the annual list. It was also named a top innovative college.

  • The NSF awarded Ursinus 5,000 to institute the eight-week REU program for the next three years.
    September 6, 2019

    Research Experiences for Undergraduates, funded by the National Science Foundation, aim to involve underrepresented students in ongoing research in meaningful ways. This latest Ursinus REU program will focus on mathematics and computer science.

  • Sam Beck '20 works on prion research in Dale Cameron's lab.
    September 4, 2019

    The “misfolded proteins,” cause neurodegenerative diseases in humans and many other animals. With new National Institutes of Health funding, Dale Cameron will continue his investigation into what triggers prion formation.

  • U.S. Rep. Madeleine Dean spoke to the Ursinus community about environmental policy on Thursday, Aug. 29.
    August 30, 2019

    Ursinus students, faculty, staff and members of the neighboring community packed Musser Auditorium in Pfahler Hall during the first week of classes of the fall 2019 semester to chat with Madeleine Dean, a Democratic representative of Pennsylvania’s 4th congressional district, about environmental issues facing our country and region.

  • Ursinus welcomed the Class of 2023 on Friday, August 23, 2019.
    August 23, 2019

    On a rainy Friday morning, first-year students, one day after moving into their residence halls, gathered in Bomberger Hall—as is Ursinus tradition—for one of their first official acts together as a class.  

  • 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.