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Ursinus in the News

  • 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.

  • December 7, 2018

    In Philly galleries, three must-see shows for December

    Das Meisterstück (The Masterpiece), a current Berman Museum exhibition, was featured in the Philadelphia Inquirer as one of three must-see shows in December. 

  • December 7, 2018

    3 ways Facebook and other social media companies could clean up their acts – if they wanted to

    Tony Nadler, an associate professor of media and communications studies, co-authored an article on what Facebook, Google, and other platforms could do to stop social media manipulation.

  • November 28, 2018

    Iconic Manhattan sculpture finds a new home in Collegeville, Pa.

    A story about the Cubed Curve sculpture on the Ursinus campus appeared online and aired on WHYY-FM. 

  • November 12, 2018

    Conservatives trust conservative media. Here’s why.

    Tony Nadler, an associate professor of media and communication studies, published an article on conservative media in the Columbia Journalism Review.

  • November 2, 2018

    Chester County teen who had brain surgery as child studying neuroscience to help others

    When she was 9 years old, Renee Butler ’21 had surgery at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia to remove a arteriovenous malformation (AVM) in her brain, which caused a stroke. It inspired her to study neuroscience at Ursinus. Her story appeared on Fox29 and the interview took place in the Innovation and Discovery Center. 

  • November 1, 2018

    Ursinus dedicates new $29 million science center

    A story about the dedication of the Innovation and Discovery Center appeared in the Pottstown Mercury.

  • October 15, 2018

    Asking Essential Questions at Ursinus

    An article in Inside Higher Ed focuses on how the college is doubling down on its liberal arts mission with the four core questions: What should matter to me? How should we live together? How can we understand the world? And what will I do?