Ursinus in the News

  • April 4, 2019

    Thank Goodness Trump Is Here to Save Free Speech

    Professor of Politics Jonathan Marks penned an op-ed published in The Chronicle of Higher Education on President Donald Trump’s executive order threatening to withhold federal research dollars if colleges don’t respect and protect free speech.

  • 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

  • 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.