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  • May 31, 2019

    Employers expect to hire more 2019 college grads

    Sharon Hansen, director of career and post-graduate development, was quoted in a story in the Pottstown Mercury about the job market for 2019 college graduates.

  • May 9, 2019

    Men’s Lax goalie, Nick Kirk is #7 on ESPN’s SportsCenter’s plays of the day

    Nick Kirk’s impossible diving stop during the men’s lacrosse game made SportsCenter’s Top 10 plays of the day on Wednesday May 8th show.

  • May 1, 2019

    Celebrating May Day: Trade unions as schools of democracy

    “Africa is a Country,” a highly influential blog that is well-respected among scholars of African politics/studies, posted an article that cites a recently published piece by Ann Karreth, an assistant professor of politics, titled “Schools of Democracy: How Trade Union Membership Impacts Political Participation in Africa’s Emerging Democracies.”

  • April 30, 2019

    Twitter users younger, more educated and more likely democrat, according to study

    Tony Nadler, an associate professor of media and communication studies, was interviewed by KPCC-FM, an NPR affiliate in Los Angeles, in a segment about Twitter users. 

  • April 28, 2019

    Flashpoint: Flyers mute Kate Smith

    Jennifer Fleeger, an associate professor of media and communications studies, commented on the controversy surrounding singer Kate Smith on KYW-AM’s Flashpoint talk news program.

  • April 19, 2019

    The Future of Gen Ed

    Mark Schneider, vice president of academic affairs and dean of the college, talked about the Ursinus Quest core curriculum during a TED-style talk sponsored by Inside Higher Ed in Washington, D.C. This article highlights the event.

  • April 12, 2019

    7 Crucial Questions to Ask When Choosing a College

    Shannon Zottola, vice president and dean of enrollment, was quoted in an article on Student Loan Hero about finding your best college fit when making a decision.

  • 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 whyy.org.