Literary papers of writer Linda Grace Hoyer Updike, Ursinus 1923, mother of novelist John Updike; a Pennsylvania German archive; the Ursinusiana archives and a collection of student art work. The library also has access to 6020 electronic periodicals via database aggregators including Lexis-Nexis Academic Universe, Lexis-Nexis Environmental and Expanded Academic ASAP index. It also holds access to Early American Imprints Series I: Evans, 1639-1800. The Berman Museum of Art at Ursinus College includes a collection of over 3,000 works by artists ranging from Henry Moore to Louise Nevelson to Francoise Gilot.
The Kaleidoscope, the college’s new performing arts center, opened in April of 2005 with a 350-seat proscenium arch theater, an experimental black box theater, an outdoor stage, a set design studio, lighting and sound center; the Philip and Muriel Berman Museum of Art, with a sizable collection of paintings, drawings, etchings, sculpture and other works of art; the Floy Lewis Bakes Field House and Fitness Center; the Pfahler Hall of Science with state-of-the-art lab equipment, including Bruker 300 MHz NMR, Perkin Elmer Spectrum 1000 FTIR, LKB Isothermal Calorimeter, Hewlett Packard 1800A GCD GC-MS, Hewlett Packard 5890 Series II GC equipped with a 5971A MS, BAS 100W Voltammetric Analyzer, Varian Cary 1 UV-Visible Spectrometer, Perkin Elmer Lambda 2S UV-Visible Spectrometers, Hewlett Packard 8450A UV-Visible Spectrometers, Perkin Elmer 603 Atomic Absorption Spectrometer, Hewlett Packard 1090 HPLC, Perkin Elmer Series 4 Chromatographic System, a photographic darkroom, and the state-of-the art Marsteller Observatory on the building’s roof; Thomas Hall, life sciences building, with advanced laboratory equipment, including a scanning electron microscope, flow cytometer, spectrometers, light microscopes and tissue culture facility; Bomberger Hall, where the three-manual, 62-rank Heefner Memorial Organ is the dominant feature; and a major collection of outdoor sculptures which dots the 170-acre campus.
nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance, other
minority student, career, personal, academic, psychological, birth control, religious
on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other
24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited