Ursinus in the News

  • The Top 50 Women Leaders in Education of 2023

    President Robyn Hannigan was included in Women We Admire’s list of “The Top 50 Women Leaders in Education of 2023.” Read it here.

  • Is embracing freudenfreude the key to better friendships?

    The research of Professor of Psychology Cathy Chambliss on freudenfreude (finding pleasure in another’s good fortune) was featured in a Reader’s Digest article. Read it here.

  • It’s time to take the fast track to #DiscoverBMB!

    Professor of Biology Rebecca Roberts was quoted in an article for ASBSB Today, the member magazine for the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Read it here.

  • What makes TikTok so thirsty for Joe Burrow?

    A Washington Post story quoted Professor and Chair of Business and Economics Jennifer VanGilder and applied her facial symmetry research in a story about NFL quarterbacks. Read it here.

  • The Heartbeat: Montco Arts and Jazz Fest Week

    In a feature story about the arts in the region, CBS-3 profiled the Berman Museum of Art. Watch it here.

  • College Recognized for Its Recovery-Friendly Culture, Policies

    Inside Higher Ed published a story about Ursinus’s designation as a recovery-friendly workplace, and interviewed Vice President for Health and Wellness Laura Moliken and Director of Health Promotion Katie Bean. Read the story.

  • Tiktok’s hyper-realistic aging filter may help you make better retirement decisions — but not on its own

    Victor Ricciardi, a visiting finance professor, was quoted in this CNBC.com story about a new TikTok filter that has gone viral. Read it here.

  • How liberal Seattle created a powerful conservative influencer: Christopher Rufo

    Associate Professor of Media and Communication Studies Tony Nadler was interviewed for this NPR story. Read and listen here.

  • Great Books Can Heal Our Divided Campuses

    Andrew Delbanco, Columbia University professor and president of the Teagle Foundation, cites the Common Intellectual experience in a Wall Street Journal column about programs where students from different backgrounds can engage in meaningful discussion. Read it here.

  • Defining Liberal Education—and How to Advertise It

    Inside Higher Ed featured a story about the “Revolutions in Liberal Education” conference held on the Ursinus campus. It includes quotes from President Robyn Hannigan, Vice President Mike Keaton, and Professor Paul Stern. Read it here.

  • Inside the fight to save American college from runaway careerism

    In this column in The Philadelphia Inquirer, Will Bunch covers Ursinus’s Revolutions in Liberal Education colloquium, where higher education’s leading innovators gathered to discuss the promise of a liberal arts education. Read it here.

  • How to improve mental health for college students

    President Robyn Hannigan co-authored an op-ed for The Philadelphia Inquirer with Widener University President Stacey Robertson calling for colleges and universities to prioritize well-being on their campuses. Read it here.

  • It’s 30 years of Jonathan Demme’s ‘Philadelphia.’ Watch it at Bryn Mawr.

    Associate Professor of Media and Communication Studies and Film Studies Coordinator Jennifer Fleeger was quoted in a story about the 30th anniversary of the movie Philadelphia. She is hosting a cinema classics seminar on the film at the Bryn Mawr Film Institute. Read the story.

  • The 2023 Higher Education Power 100

    President Robyn Hannigan was ranked as a member of the 2023 Higher Education Power 100, a list of Pennsylvania’s strongest leaders in higher education. City & State PA profiled leaders who continue to advance their institutions to a place of flourishing through tenacity, inspiration, and focused vision. Read it here

  • Berman Museum of Art’s new show puts in the work

    The Philadelphia Inquirer previewed The Berman’s spring gallery of exhibitions, including Essential Work, which features a diverse group of international artists who examine questions of labor and value. Read the story.

  • Freudenfreude Might Be Just What Your Friendships Are Missing

    Professor Cathy Chambliss’s research on the joy we feel for the success of others was featured in an article on Huffpost.com. Read it here.

  • Methacton parents ask school board to pull books from libraries

    Library of the College Diane Skorina provided context and opinion on book banning in a Mercury story about the national argument over what books are appropriate (or not) to be in public school libraries. Read it here.

  • Should the Federal Reserve continue to raise its target interest rate?

    Associate Professor of Business and Economics Scott Deacle was featured in WalletHub’s recent article about fed rate hike probability and analysis. Read it here.

  • Why Does Broadway Keep Doing Drag?

    Professor of Theater Domenick Scudera was interviewed about drag performance and trans representation for The Takeaway on NPR. Listen here.

  • A calming voice on campus

    Vice President and General Counsel Bob Clothier was featured in Vanguarda digital publication that showcases the incredible diversity of modern in-house counsel, highlighting the philosophies, strategies and initiatives of attorneys from around the world. Read it here.