French Author Marie Darrieussecq Discusses Latest Book

Marie Darrieussecq

French author Marie Darrieussecq will discuss racism in France and how it influenced her latest book, Il faut beaucoup aimer les hommes (One Must Love Men a Lot), Monday, April 7, at 7 p.m. in Musser Auditorium in Pfahler Hall at Ursinus College. Read More»


A Better Understanding of Urban Foraging

urban foraging

Associate Professor of Environmental Studies Dr. Patrick Hurley joined with collaborator Dr. Marla Emery, a research geographer with the U.S. Forest Service, to give a presentation on their research examining urban foraging in the New York City area. Read More»


Edible Books Festival Is a Feast for the Senses

Edible Books Festival

Animal Farm (“Animal Parm”), Gone Girl (“Prawn Girl”) and The Goldfinch (“The Goldfish”) were among the books that served as inspiration for the entries in the 10th Annual Edible Books Festival held in Myrin Library. 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»