2014 News Stories

  • 2014 Watson Fellow Codey Young spoke at the 2014 commencement.
    December 29, 2014
    The past year was marked by faculty and student achievements, and a college-wide emphasis on the liberal arts leading to lifetime success.
  • Bomberger Hall
    December 22, 2014

    While Ursinus College is on winter break, please enjoy our holiday images shared by students, faculty, staff, friends and alumni. View Photos

  • The path to Bomberger Hall and Myrin Library
    December 19, 2014
    Ursinus College is one of 100 liberal arts colleges cited by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance as a “best value” in its new 2015 lists.
  • Holly Hubbs and John French
    December 11, 2014
    Musician Holly Hubbs is on a one-woman mission to enhance the reputation of the saxophone from an iconic jazz instrument to a woodwind recognized for its classical repertoire as well.
  • UC Mascot reacts to a successful #Giving2UCday
    December 9, 2014
    Ursinus College broke a donor participation record when it hosted its first ever #Giving2UCday, held in conjunction with Giving Tuesday on Dec. 2.
  • Dr. Rebecca Kohn
    December 8, 2014
    Rebecca E. Kohn, a Professor of Biology who has been a key part of several academic initiatives at Ursinus, has been named Associate Dean of Ursinus College.
  • Campus community discusses current events
    December 5, 2014
    Members of the campus community responded to recent grand jury decisions with meetings, a silent protest and a community discussion.
  • Pfhaler Hall of Science
    December 2, 2014
    Two science faculty members received major research grants from the National Institutes of Health. One allows collaboration with Scripps Research Institute and Stanford University.
  • M.Nzadi Keita
    November 30, 2014
    An Ursinus English faculty member mentored her urban neighbors as they searched for the soul of their Philadelphia neighborhood.
  • Handel’s Messiah is performed in Bomberger Auditorium.
    November 30, 2014
    The annual performance of Handel’s Messiah has been an Ursinus tradition since 1938. Tickets are available for Dec. 6 and 7 performances. Saturday’s performance caps Borough festivities.
  • CIE Fellow Riley Acton '15 with Sydney Eckert and Kelly McLaughlin, both '18, in front of the New York Stock Exchange
    November 23, 2014
    CIE (Common Intellectual Experience) Fellows not only help first-year students connect classroom learning to life on campus, but they take CIE beyond the campus, recently to New York City.
  • The campus of Ursinus College
    November 23, 2014
    Ursinus College has laid the foundation for its upcoming presidential search, announcing the members of the search committee as well as the consultant who will conduct the comprehensive search.
  • PA Professor of the Year Richard L. Wallace
    November 22, 2014
    Richard L. Wallace, an Ursinus College Environmental Studies professor whose blend of academic and applied learning teaches students to be lifelong problem solvers, is the Pennsylvania Professor of the Year.
  • Ryan Costello
    November 21, 2014
    Ryan Costello ’99 will be the first Ursinus graduate to serve in the U.S. Congress. He was elected in November to the U.S. House of Representatives.
  • Fall 2014 Dance Concert
    November 18, 2014
    The upcoming dance concert features eclectic works by faculty, a guest artist and a student whose choreography is based on her Independent Learning Experience. The theme is Duality.
  • Ursinus students at the Simon competition in 2012 with professor Carol Cirka.
    November 14, 2014
    Ursinus students compete with students from all over the U.S. making real world business decisions in a leadership competition.
  • U-Innovate logo
    November 14, 2014
    Results are in from the first Bear Pitch competition, a fast-paced event from the U-Imagine Center for Integrative and Entrepreneurial Studies.
  • Jill Marsteller
    November 13, 2014
    Senior Vice President for Advancement, Jill Leauber Marsteller ’78, received Villanova University’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Alumni Medallion for her exemplary philanthropic leadership.
  • Ambassador-in-Residence Professor Joseph H. Melrose Jr.
    November 8, 2014
    Ursinus College students, alumni, faculty and staff join with the international community to mourn the  Nov. 8 death of the Hon. Joseph H. Melrose Jr. ’66, Ambassador-in-Residence and Professor of International Relations. A memorial  service was held in Bomberger Auditorium Sunday, Nov. 16.
  • Connor Murphy
    November 5, 2014
    Connor Murphy has worked hard to engage students with the BikeShare program. There are more than 120 members in the Ursinus BikeShare program, with 50 people signing up in the first month of school.