Ursinus in the news

The Pandemic Exposed Our Broken Higher-Education System. It’s Also Given Us a Chance to Make Things Better

Director of Admission Diane Greenwood and Associate Professor of Business and Economics Scott Deacle were quoted in a Philadelphia Magazine story about how colleges navigate the COVID-19 pandemic.

Even with the delta variant, Ursinus College expects a better fall with a mostly vaccinated campus

This feature story in The Philadelphia Inquirer details how Ursinus College is preparing for the 2021-22 academic year. 

Vaccination Alone Isn’t Enough to Keep the Virus Under Control This Fall, One Small College Warns

In this Chronicle of Higher Education article, Vice President for Academic Affairs mark Schneider discusses the data driven approach that Ursinus uses to help prepare for a residential undergraduate experience in the midst of a pandemic. 

How Black Foragers Find Freedom in the Natural World

Professor and Chair of Environment Studies Patrick Hurley is quoted in this New York Times feature on new food sources and land separation. 

By Taking Care of Herself, Simone Biles May Transform Sports

Assistant Professor of History Johanna Mellis authored an opinion piece that was prominently featured in The Washington Post.

Saving and Investing

Associate Professor of Business and Economics Scott Deacle is featured in two moneygeek.com Q&A articles on saving and investing and mortgages. Click the links to read the stories.

How 1980s hit ‘Who’s the Boss?’ came to be

Associate Professor of Media and Communication Studies Alice Leppert recently appeared on CNN’s series History of the Sitcom

Seeing glass in a new light

Assistant Professor of Physics Casey Schwarz authored an article for SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics. It discusses how chalcogenide glass is used to make new infrared optics. 

Wood prices affecting Philadelphia construction industry

Scott Deacle, associate professor of business and economics, was interviewed for this KYW-AM business story.