Fulbright Combines Passion for Science and Spanish

Danielle Miller 2014 will combine her passion for science and for Spanish as a Fulbright research grant recipient in Spain next year. She will conduct biomedical research in “Solid-phase synthesis and NMR characterization of microcin J25 and analogues” at the Institute for Research in Biomedicine at the Barcelona Science Park. Read More»


Mt. Trashmore Provides a Lesson in Recycling

Mount Trashmore

“Seventy-five percent of our waste is recyclable.” Students woke up Monday morning to this and other phrases chalked around the Ursinus campus as part of an educational program from the Office of Sustainability called Mt. Trashmore. Read More»


Sustainability Committee to Start in April

Office of Sustainability

As part of Ursinus’s commitment to the American College and University Presidents’ Climate Commitment, the UC Office of Sustainability (OS) is forming a campus-wide UC Sustainability Committee (UCSC). Membership on the committee is by invitation or appointment. Read More»


Goldwater Honorable Mentions Carry Tradition of Excellence

Two students continue the tradition of Ursinus College being recognized by the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation for academic achievement in the sciences or mathematics fields. Erica Gorenberg and Aubrey Paris, both 2015, were awarded Honorable Mention in the rigorous national competition. Read More»


Elmwood Park Zoo Visits Biodiversity Class

Elmwood Park Zoo

The environmental studies department has enjoyed a close relationship with the Elmwood Park Zoo in Norristown, Pa., for several years. Ursinus students have interned at the zoo, and the zoo’s director of education, Laurie Smith Wood, and general curator, Dave Wood, regularly visit campus. Read More»


Celebrate Literature with Edible Books Festival

The Edible Books Festival, a worldwide celebration of literature, creative thinking, humor and food, will mark its first decade at Ursinus College this year on March 27 in the Myrin Library first floor lounge. The community is welcome to peruse the entries as winners are announced at a 3 p.m. reception. Read More»