News Archive

  • 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.

  • Deborah Barkun at the 58th Venice Biennale.
    July 10, 2019

    Deborah Barkun, chair of the Department of Art and Art History at Ursinus and director of museum studies, spent part of her summer acting as the social media correspondent for the Fresh Art International podcast during the 58th International Art Exhibition in Venice.

  • This summer, Ursinus students are working with local businesses on digital marketing efforts and data analytics.
    July 2, 2019
    The U-Imagine Center’s Digital Spark program, in which students help businesses plan and implement digital marketing strategy, is adding a new wrinkle this summer: data analysis.
  • GaMES (Glass and Materials science to Engage Students) is designed to be both fun and educational, and to provide real opp...
    June 28, 2019

    In a series of experiments that you might imagine taking place during an Olympics-style competition for young scientists, students ages 10-16 worked hands-on with engineering, material synthesis and experimental research during Ursinus’s first GaMES camp this June.

  • Brandon Vickerd’s "Sputnik Returned," a stainless-steel replica of the first man-made satellite to orbit t...
    June 26, 2019

    The exhibition runs July 2 to October 6. “Moon Party” commemorates 50th anniversary of lunar landing on July 20.

  • A new affiliation agreement allows Ursinus students to enter one of 12 graduate programs at USciences upon successful comp...
    June 25, 2019
    Ursinus College students have a direct path to pursue a graduate degree at University of the Sciences under a new agreement between the two institutions.