2017 News Stories

  • Ursinus students on a recent winter break trip to Costa Rica.
    December 19, 2017

    Ursinus students will spend their winter break in Costa Rica, pursuing research projects at five biological field stations in a diverse array of tropical habitats.

  • Arts Montco, launched at the Berman Museum, helps promote 200 arts and culture attractions throughout Montgomery County.
    December 18, 2017
    The Valley Forge Tourism & Convention Board launched its new Arts Montco brand during an exclusive event at the Philip and Muriel Berman Museum of Art.
  • #Giving2UCday coincides every year with Giving Tuesday.
    December 12, 2017
    #Giving2UCday sets record with 1,611 donors in 24 hours.
  • Students shared their projects with the campus community during the official Bears Make History project launch.
    December 8, 2017
    In its second year, the groundbreaking, interdisciplinary Bears Make History class introduced a new group of students to the history of Ursinus, culminating in an official project launch on Dec. 8.
  • Emily Herman '10, Rachel Brown '15, Matt Whitman '10 and Latifah Waddy '12 spoke to Ursinus students about careers in comm...
    December 8, 2017
    The panel explored the communications professional field, the importance of making connections in the media world, and the benefits of graduating from Ursinus.
  • Faculty and staff shared personal experiences during "Stories of Pride."
    December 7, 2017
    The Rainbow Resource Center and Gender Sexuality Alliance invited LGBTQ+ faculty and staff members to share their coming out stories with the community.
  • Arthur Robinson '17 stared his play "Argos Burning" as a Summer Fellows project.
    December 4, 2017
    Breakaway Student Productions presents Argos Burning, by Arthur Robinson ’17, Dec. 7 to 9 in the Black Box Studio Theater.
  • The Pancoast Lecture Series is funded by Ray Hamilton ’57 and takes its name from Sieber Pancoast ’37.
    November 20, 2017

    Noted political commentators Noah Rothman and Damon Linker participated in Ursinus’s Pancoast Lecture series.

  • Jailene Rodriguez ’21 with Dave Tobias, vice president and dean of enrollment management.
    November 15, 2017
    Economic inequality on some college campuses is an escalating issue, but Ursinus College is bucking the trend.
  • Serving the Underserved UC Magazine article Fall 2017
    November 14, 2017

    Several alumni are working to deliver healthcare to underserved populations in the U.S. and abroad.

  • Rich Wallace, professor of environmental studies.
    November 14, 2017
    Fall CSCG speaker series concludes with talk on the future of GMOs.
  • Students review Bears Make History projects during a special presentation in the fall 2016 semester.
    November 13, 2017
    Students are digitizing Ursinus’s past in the second year of the popular Bears Make History course.
  • The Bear2Bear Student Emergency Fund awards emergency grant assistance to students facing financial hardship.
    November 13, 2017
    The Bear2Bear Student Emergency Fund helps meet the immediate needs of students experiencing crisis situations or temporary financial hardship.
  • Dr. Vanessa Volpe (center) with members of the Ursinus HEAL Lab.
    November 9, 2017
    The Minority Association of Pre-Medical Students sponsored a presentation by Vanessa Volpe, an assistant professor of psychology.
  • Ursinus students raised more than $9,000 during UC Mini-THON, inspired by Penn State's annual event.
    November 8, 2017
    Ursinus students raise money to fight childhood cancer through UC Mini-THON.
  • Seamus Mulryan, an assistant professor of education, consults with Sam Pope '19.
    November 6, 2017
    Ursinus students can now major and earn a bachelor’s degree in educational studies.
  • Ursinus students work on sustainability efforts during First Year Day of Service in August 2017.
    November 3, 2017

    Ursinus has been named one of the top colleges on the Princeton Review’s Green Colleges list.

  • Bryanna Jones ’19, pictured here giving a Summer Fellows presentation, participated in the Diversifying Clinical Psy...
    November 2, 2017

    Bryanna Jones ’19 was one of 25 students to participate in Diversifying Clinical Psychology Weekend at the University of North Carolina.

  • Ursinus presents the 80th Performance of Handel’s "Messiah."
    October 31, 2017

    The Ursinus College Choir and Meistersingers will perform the winter tradition in historic Bomberger Auditorium Dec. 2-3.

  • Margee Kerr studies the creative ways we engage with thrilling and scary material.
    October 30, 2017

    Comedian and political satirist Samantha Bee turned to Ursinus lecturer Margee Kerr during a skit about climate change on her late night talk program.