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.


  • 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. 


  • 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


  • Psychologist’s Tips on Dealing With Anxiety Following Anti-Asian Attacks

    Suzanne Chong, a Wellness Center staff psychologist, discussed anti-Asian attacks on NBC10.


  • ‘Let’s Be Reasonable’

    Professor of Politics Jonathan Marks was featured in a Q&A in Inside Higher Ed detailing his new book, Let’s Be Reasonable: A Conservative Case for Liberal Education.


  • Searching For A Cool Tech Gadget This Holiday Season? Try Going Green

    Ursinus Director of Sustainability Kate Keppen talks about recycled products in this PBS39 news segment.


  • College Football Feels All Too Normal During The Pandemic

    Johanna Mellis, an assistant professor of history, co-authored an opinion piece for Time on the dangers of playing college football during a 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. 


  • 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.


  • 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. 


  • The limitations of the “news ecosystem” metaphor

    Associate Professor of Media and Communications Studies Tony Nadler was interviewed by Columbia Journalism Review about news markets and the “news ecosystem.”


  • The good, the bad, and the surprising: What’s inside the new COVID-19 relief bill?

    Scott Deacle, associate professor of business and economics, shares his expertise in a segment on a KYW-AM podcast about the latest COVID-19 relief funding.


  • A biochemistry professor and two students navigate the COVID-19 pandemic

    Professor Rebecca Roberts, Stephanie Chell ’21, and Christine Heren ’22 published an essay in ASBMB Today on their experience teaching and learning during COVID-19.


  • The Great Anti-Left Show

    Tony Nadler, an associate professor of media and communication studies, penned an essay in The Los Angeles Review of Books on conservative news giant Rush Limbaugh. 


  • 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. 


  • 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.


  • Wood prices affecting Philadelphia construction industry

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


  • ‘Let’s Be Reasonable’ Review: How to Elevate Higher Learning

    The Washington Post published a review of Professor of Politics Jonathan Marks’s new book, Let’s Be Reasonable: A Conservative Case for Liberal Education


  • Evolution of the SARS-CoV-2 proteome in 3D during the first six months of the COVID-19 pandemic

    News Medical published an article regarding research being done by Professor Rebecca Roberts and Ursinus undergraduate students to understand COVID-19.


  • Trump, Biden, and the paths to 270: the election day preview episode

    Professor of Politics Gerard Fitzpatrick was the featured guest on a KYW-AM podcast previewing the 2020 presidential election.