Ursinus in the News


  • The limitations of the “news ecosystem” metaphor

    Associate Professor of Media and Communications Studies Tony Nadler was interviewed by Columbia Journalism Review about news markets and the “news ecosystem.”


  • The good, the bad, and the surprising: What’s inside the new COVID-19 relief bill?

    Scott Deacle, associate professor of business and economics, shares his expertise in a segment on a KYW-AM podcast about the latest COVID-19 relief funding.


  • A biochemistry professor and two students navigate the COVID-19 pandemic

    Professor Rebecca Roberts, Stephanie Chell ’21, and Christine Heren ’22 published an essay in ASBMB Today on their experience teaching and learning during COVID-19.


  • The Great Anti-Left Show

    Tony Nadler, an associate professor of media and communication studies, penned an essay in The Los Angeles Review of Books on conservative news giant Rush Limbaugh. 


  • Why is the stock market bad at showing how the economy is doing?

    Scott Deacle, associate professor of business and economics, was a guest on a KYW-AM podcast. 


  • Little Seems Normal As Students Head to First Year in College

    Dean of Students Missy Bryant was interviewed for a Sanatoga Post video news package about the start of the fall semester at local colleges and universities. 


  • Canceling the College-Football Season Isn’t Enough

    Johanna Mellis, an assistant professor of history, co-authored an opinion piece in the Chronicle of Higher Education about the unsafe and exploitative aspects of college football coupled with COVID-19.


  • ‘Let’s Be Reasonable’ Review: How to Elevate Higher Learning

    The Washington Post published a review of Professor of Politics Jonathan Marks’s new book, Let’s Be Reasonable: A Conservative Case for Liberal Education


  • Evolution of the SARS-CoV-2 proteome in 3D during the first six months of the COVID-19 pandemic

    News Medical published an article regarding research being done by Professor Rebecca Roberts and Ursinus undergraduate students to understand COVID-19.


  • Trump, Biden, and the paths to 270: the election day preview episode

    Professor of Politics Gerard Fitzpatrick was the featured guest on a KYW-AM podcast previewing the 2020 presidential election.  


  • What ‘The Babylon Bee’ Thinks Is So Funny About Liberals

    Associate Professor of Media and Communication Studies Tony Nadler is quoted in this New York Times story about a conservative satire website. 


  • In the Room Where It Happens

    Susanna Throop, a professor of history, co-authored an opinion piece for Inside Higher Ed  on faculty leadership. 


  • NCAA Division III fall sports shutdown went beyond COVID-19 case data

    In this Philadelphia Inquirer article, President Brock Blomberg and Director of Athletics Laura Moliken are quoted on fall sports plans. 


  • Interest in Foraging Is Booming. Here’s How to Do it Right.

    Patrick Hurley, associate professor and chair of environmental studies, was quoted in a Civil Eats article about best practices for foraging. 


  • ‘Let’s Be Reasonable’

    Professor of Politics Jonathan Marks was featured in a Q&A in Inside Higher Ed detailing his new book, Let’s Be Reasonable: A Conservative Case for Liberal Education.


  • Searching For A Cool Tech Gadget This Holiday Season? Try Going Green

    Ursinus Director of Sustainability Kate Keppen talks about recycled products in this PBS39 news segment.


  • College Football Feels All Too Normal During The Pandemic

    Johanna Mellis, an assistant professor of history, co-authored an opinion piece for Time on the dangers of playing college football during a pandemic. 


  • At Ursinus College, all students are tested for the coronavirus every week

    Ursinus College was featured in a story that ran on the front page of the local section and online in The Philadelphia Inquirer about our return to in-person instruction, testing policies for COVID-19, and our block CIE schedule. 


  • Tech Takeover: A Closer Look At Clicktivism

    Lynne Edwards, a professor of media and communication studies, was interviewed by PBS-39 News about activism on social media. 


  • What’s going to be in the next coronavirus relief bill, and who will it actually help?

    In this KYW-AM podcast, business and economics professor Scott Deacle discusses the next coronavirus relief bill from congress.