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Professor Katie Schmid Henson Named Inaugural Writing Freedom Fellow

Assistant Professor of English and Creative Writing Katie Schmid Henson has been selected by Haymarket Books and the Mellon Foundation as a member of the inaugural Writing Freedom Fellowship cohort, an initiative that supports the literary work of authors whose lives have been touched by the criminal legal system.
Assistant Professor of English and Creative Writing Katie Schmid Henson

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Celebrating Faculty Achievement

Six Ursinus College scholars were granted tenure, with five being promoted to associated professor, by the Ursinus Board of Trustees.
Prof. Jonathan Marks at the June 2023 Revolutions in Liberal Education colloquium on the Ursinus ...

A Liberal Education Revolution in D.C.

Professors Paul Stern and Jonathan Marks presented at the 2024 AAC&U Annual Meeting, continuing a dialogue that began at the inaugural Colloquium in Liberal Education at Ursinus last June.

Sahar Tarighi (Kurdish, b. 1987), Şamaran, 2022. Clay, fabric, foam, yarn, metal. Courtesy of th...

Berman Museum of Art Starts 2024 with a Spotlight on Women

The Philip and Muriel Berman Museum at Ursinus College opens three exhibitions this spring, all featuring the work of woman-identifying artists: Kukuli Velarde: Free, Total, Faithful, and Fruitful; Sahar Tarighi: Şamaran شاماران; Adriane Colburn: Paths of Extraction.

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“Paths of Extraction” comes to The Berman Museum


The Berman Museum welcomes Adriane Colburn to campus as an artist-in-residence to present Paths of Extraction. Hear about the installation from Colburn, as well as Ursinus students Caroline Tillson ’25 and Caroline Yuratich ’26 who served as research and studio assistants for the duration of the project. Paths of Extraction will be in the Berman Museum from February 8 through December 15, 2024.
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A 43-Year Legacy of Lunchtime Layups

While it may be impossible to confirm if Ursinus’s lunchtime basketball game for faculty and staff is the longest-running pick-up game on a college campus, surely it must be the liveliest.

Faculty, staff, and community members gather every Friday for a fun session of pickup basketball.

Self-taught Academic Coach Helps 123K Followers Learn to Study

As a student in high school, Dora Zeibekis ’24 struggled with biology. At Ursinus, she excels as a biology (and Spanish) major. If you think she likely has good advice to share on improving one’s study habits, you’re in good company: She has 123,000 followers on Instagram who agree. Known as @coffeestudi, Zeibekis offers study tips and academic coaching.
Dora Zeibekis ’24

From the Magazine

The New View

How an Ursinus lab is threading machine learning and the human element.

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Lean on Me

To conclude our three-part series on the college’s commitment, under the international Okanagan Charter, to the well-being of people, places, and planet, we are doing a deeper dive into how students serve as supporters, educators, and role models.
Lean on Me

Pitch Perfect

In this exclusive interview, the Olympic coach and trailblazer reflects on a legendary career as a true pioneer in women’s athletics. Vonnie Gros ’57 built a hall of fame legacy—and did it her own way.
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Events on the Ursinus campus and beyond.

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The Top 50 Women Leaders in Education of 2023

President Robyn Hannigan was included in Women We Admire’s list of “The Top 50 Women Leaders in Education of 2023.” Read it here.

Is embracing freudenfreude the key to better friendships?

The research of Professor of Psychology Cathy Chambliss on freudenfreude (finding pleasure in another’s good fortune) was featured in a Reader’s Digest article. Read it here.

It’s time to take the fast track to #DiscoverBMB!

Professor of Biology Rebecca Roberts was quoted in an article for ASBSB Today, the member magazine for the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Read it here.

Athletic News

  • March 4, 2024 at 5:15pm

    Women’s Tennis Bested by Wittenberg in Florida Opener

  • March 4, 2024 at 4:55pm

    Men’s Tennis Cruises Past Wittenberg, 7-2

  • March 4, 2024 at 3:23pm

    Pitching Leads Baseball to Split with Kenyon College

  • March 3, 2024 at 3:07pm

    Late Rally Sparks Baseball past Delaware Valley

  • March 3, 2024 at 2:06pm

    Women’s Tennis 2024 Spring Season Preview

  • March 3, 2024 at 2:03pm

    Men’s Tennis 2024 Spring Season Preview

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Life After Ursinus

Episode 5: Taking a Leap of Faith

For the first time ever, Ursinus goes global - all the way to Doha, Qatar where 2009 alumnus Andrew Clark shares his experience in digital marketing in the Middle East. Now based in Baltimore, Andrew discusses how taking a leap of faith paid off.


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