Ursinus in the News

  • 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.

  • How a Small Private College Met Its Admissions Goals

    Inside Higher Ed: In a feature story, Shannon Zottola, vice president and dean of enrollment management, spoke about how Ursinus met its enrollment goals for 2020. Professors Susanna Throop and Scott Deacle were quoted about the high level of faculty engagement with prospective students. 

  • 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.

  • 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.