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Ursinus in the News

  • 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?

  • September 20, 2018

    How will Brexit shape conflict resolution between the UK and other European countries?

    The London School of Economics published a blog post by Johannes Karreth, an assistant professor of politics and international relations at Ursinus, to its Brexit blog. 

  • August 30, 2018

    Ursinus College to debut new ‘front door’ to campus in 2019

    A story about the new Ursinus Commons appeared online in The Mercury.

  • August 30, 2018

    Ursinus adds building to its campus

    The Philadelphia Business Journal reported on the construction of the new Commons in an online article. (Note: A subscription is required to view the story). 

  • August 30, 2018

    Ursinus College announces new scholarship program

    A story about the new Abele Foundation Scholars Award appeared in The Phoenix Reporter & Item.

  • July 27, 2018

    Why the ‘Full House’ house calls to its fans (and annoys rich neighbors)

    Alice Leppert, an assistant professor of media and communication studies, is quoted in a San Francisco Chronicle article about why the Full House TV sitcom home attracts tourists.

  • July 23, 2018

    Tow Center announces new research fellows in digital journalism

    Tony Nadler, an assistant professor of media and communications studies, appears in a story announcing the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia Journalism School’s new cohort of Knight News Innovation Fellows. 

  • July 23, 2018

    Several Colleges Already Teach the ‘Big Questions of Life’

    An op-ed that appeared in The Chronicle of Higher Education referenced Ursinus’s Common Intellectual Experience and the four questions of the core curriculum.

  • June 29, 2018

    Letting General Education Lead the Way: A Case Study from Ursinus College’s New Core Curriculum

    Mark Schneider, vice president of academic affairs and dean of the college, penned an op-ed about the core curriculum that was published in The ACAD Leader, the newsletter of the American Conference of Academic Deans.

  • March 26, 2018

    Listening is not enough: Mistrust and local news in urban and suburban Philly

    Tony Nadler, an assistant professor of media and communication studies, published a report on trust and mistrust in news in the Philly metro area in the Columbia Journalism Review.