May 9, 2019
Men’s Lax goalie, Nick Kirk is #7 on ESPN’s SportsCenter’s plays of the day
Nick Kirk’s impossible diving stop during the men’s lacrosse game made SportsCenter’s Top 10 plays of the day on Wednesday May 8th show.
May 1, 2019
Celebrating May Day: Trade unions as schools of democracy
“Africa is a Country,” a highly influential blog that is well-respected among scholars of African politics/studies, posted an article that cites a recently published piece by Ann Karreth, an assistant professor of politics, titled “Schools of Democracy: How Trade Union Membership Impacts Political Participation in Africa’s Emerging Democracies.”
April 30, 2019
Twitter users younger, more educated and more likely democrat, according to study
Tony Nadler, an associate professor of media and communication studies, was interviewed by KPCC-FM, an NPR affiliate in Los Angeles, in a segment about Twitter users.
April 28, 2019
Flashpoint: Flyers mute Kate Smith
Jennifer Fleeger, an associate professor of media and communications studies, commented on the controversy surrounding singer Kate Smith on KYW-AM’s Flashpoint talk news program.
April 19, 2019
The Future of Gen Ed
Mark Schneider, vice president of academic affairs and dean of the college, talked about the Ursinus Quest core curriculum during a TED-style talk sponsored by Inside Higher Ed in Washington, D.C. This article highlights the event.
April 12, 2019
7 Crucial Questions to Ask When Choosing a College
Shannon Zottola, vice president and dean of enrollment, was quoted in an article on Student Loan Hero about finding your best college fit when making a decision.
April 4, 2019
Thank Goodness Trump Is Here to Save Free Speech
Professor of Politics Jonathan Marks penned an op-ed published in The Chronicle of Higher Education on President Donald Trump’s executive order threatening to withhold federal research dollars if colleges don’t respect and protect free speech.
February 25, 2019
Facebook decided which users are interested in Nazis — and let advertisers target them directly
Tony Nadler, an associate professor of media and communications studies, was quoted in a Los Angeles Times article on targeted advertising.
January 23, 2019
Volunteers paint 100 murals at Kensington High School for MLK Day
A photo of Ursinus students participating in a day of service at Kensington High School in Philadelphia on MLK Day was part of a photo gallery on whyy.org.
December 7, 2018
Schadenfreude: Why We Enjoy Other People’s Misery
Cathy Chambliss, a professor of psychology, was quoted in a story published by Medical Daily.