Ursinus in the News

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Top 50 Women Leaders of New York for 2022

    President Robyn Hannigan appears on this womenweadmire.com list, which acknowledges individuals for not only their professional achievements, but also their philanthropic and community efforts. Read it here.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Confronting media gerrymandering

    Associate Professor of Media and Communication Studies Tony Nadler talked media trends for Harvard University’s NiemanLab. Read more.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • ‘Pipe dream’ made real

    Ursinus gymnastics coach Kim Valenti was interviewed for 1-on-1 with Matt Leon, a KYW-AM podcast. Read and listen to it here.

  • Ursinus College launches new commitment to wellness on campus

    Ursinus’s wellness commitment through the international Okanagan Charter was featured in a story in The Mercury. Read it here.

  • 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.