Ursinus in the News


  • The Opposite of Schadenfreude Is Freudenfreude. Here’s How to Cultivate It.

    Professor of Psychology Cathy Chambliss was featured in this New York Times article about the joy we derive from the success of others. Read it here.


  • Looking For a New Approach to Journalism’s Conservatism Problem

    Assistant Professor in Journalism Doron Taussig and Associate Professor of Media and Communication Studies Tony Nadler authored a piece for the Columbia Journalism Review. Read it here.


  • The Growth Trends In Women’s Intercollegiate Wrestling

    AthleticDirectorU featured a story about women’s wrestling that prominently included Ursinus Coach Joe Jamison and Director of Athletics Erin Stroble. Read it here


  • Mathematics for Human Flourishing at Ursinus College

    Nicholas Scoville, the Joseph Beardwood III Chair of Mathematics, authored a blog post for the Mathematical Association of America. Read the blog post.


  • Conservatives feel blamed, shamed and ostracized by the media

    Associate Professor of Media and Communication Studies Tony Nadler and Assistant Professor in Journalism Doron Taussig published a piece in The Conversation that was also picked up in several national outlets. Read it here.


  • Jake Gyllenhaal knows cyberbullying all too well. But are stars responsible for fans’ actions?

    Associate Professor of Media and Communication Studies Alice Leppert was quoted in USA Today in a story about cyberbullying directed at celebrities. Read it here.


  • American workers are having a moment, but how long will changes to labor’s power dynamics last?

    Associate Professor of Business and Economics Scott Deacle discussed labor unions on a KYW-AM podcast. Listen to it here.


  • The Eyes Are the Windows to the Soul

    Talia Argondezzi, director of the writing and speaking program, penned this humor column in The New Yorker. Read it here


  • Wellness a Growing Push Across Universities

    President Robyn Hannigan and Vice President for Health and Wellness Laura Moliken were quoted in a story in The Philadelphia Inquirer about wellbeing on college campuses. The story included coverage of Ursinus’s signing of the Okanagan Charter. Read it here.


  • Red Scare

    Professor and Chair of Politics Jonathan Marks penned an opinion piece in The Chronicle of Higher Education on conservative activism on college campuses. Read the article.


  • Bennifer gets a happy ending

    An article in The Washington Post included a quote from Alice Leppert, an associate professor of media and communication studies. Read the story.


  • Sanctions: why they work (or don’t) and how they’re affecting Russia

    Business and Economics Professor Scott Deacle appeared on a KYW-AM podcast to discuss economic sanctions for Russia. Listen here.


  • The Best Higher Education Books Of 2021

    A Forbes columnist included Let’s Be Reasonable: A Conservative Case for Higher Education, a book by Professor of Politics Jonathan Marks, on its list of best higher education books for 2021. Read the list.


  • High School Students and Counselors Are Burned Out

    Ursinus College recently surveyed high school counselors about how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the college search process. It was featured in an Inside Higher Ed story that included quotes from Vice President and Dean of Enrollment Management and Marketing Shannon Zottola. Read the article.


  • How Doug Mastriano Deployed Facebook Live

    Professors Tony Nadler and Doron Taussig participated in a multimedia piece in The Philadelphia Inquirer discussing the appeal of Doug Mastriano that analyzed Mastriano’s Facebook live videos. Watch it here.


  • ‘We told you so’: For Black athletes racism from college fans is a familiar story

    Assistant Professor of History Johanna Mellis co-authored a piece in The GuardianRead it here.


  • Cities Where Inflation is Rising the Most

    Associate Professor of Business and Economics Scott Deacle was interviewed for an “Ask the Experts” portion of a wallethub.com article on inflation. Read it here.


  • How conservative media weaponized a story about a 10-year-old and abortion

    Tony Nadler, an associate professor of media and communication studies, was quoted in an article on nbcnews.com. Read the story.


  • Meet Ursinus’s new leader

    The Philadelphia Inquirer profiled Incoming President Robyn E. Hannigan in a news story online and in print. Read it here.


  • What’s in the infrastructure deal? Power grid upgrades, drinking water, high speed internet

    Associate Professor of Business and Economics Scott Deacle appeared on a KYW-AM podcast to discuss the bipartisan infrastructure bill just passed into law. Listen here