A Trip to Jamaica Reaps Rewards

Bonner Leaders

For the last three years, the Ursinus Bonner Leaders have traveled to Beeston Springs over spring break to rebuild and repaint damaged homes, schools and orphanages. The Ursinus students have created a special relationship with the tiny impoverished community of Beeston Springs. Read More»

Class Hopes for Drought of Water Bottles

Giant Water Bottle

In an effort to raise awareness of unnecessary water-bottle usage on campus, students of the Talking Trash: Waste in America class constructed a giant receptacle shaped like a water bottle and placed it in Olin Plaza. Read More»

UC String Ensemble to Perform

The Ursinus College String Ensemble will present a concert on Thursday, March 29, at 7:30 p.m. in Bomberger Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public. Read More»

Civil Rights Trip Brought Text to Life for Students

Civil Rights Trip to Alabama

For Codey Young, a sophomore Sociology and Philosophy double major, a spring break trip to civil rights sites in Alabama brought him back to a W.E.B. Dubois quote engraved on the Strassburger Commons near the Kaleidoscope: “Of all the civil rights for which the world has struggled and fought for 5,000 years, the right to learn is undoubtedly the most fundamental.” Read More»

Potato Bug Packs a Punch; Math Student Fights Back with Numbers

Karissa Smith

Senior Karissa Smith’s distinguished honors research paper weaves differential equations with biological data to examine what happens when plant diversity increases or decreases. The results just might help alfalfa farmers fend off pesky (and ravenous) insects and fight a million-dollar agriculture problem. Read More»