Scientists and Policy Makers To Meet at Campus ISGP Conference; UC Students Play Key Role in Debates

ISGP

Science and policy will converge at Ursinus College April 11 and 12 at the Institute on Science for Global Policy (ISGP) conference on Emerging and Persistent Infectious Diseases: Focus on Pandemic Preparedness. At the conference, scientists will clarify scientific and technical understanding for those who are charged with, or who directly influence policy decisions. Read More»


Students Find Math…Everywhere

Math Poster Presentation

Every year, students in Math for the Liberal Arts, a class that focuses on students who do not major in a science, are given the opportunity to create posters that demonstrate the ways in which math impacts something meaningful to them. Poetry, art, golf, lacrosse, shopping and numerology were among the themes found at this semester’s exhibition. Read More»


Urban Foraging Research Published and Presented

Patrick Hurley

An article from Associate Professor of Environmental Studies Patrick Hurley’s collaborative research on urban foraging has recently been published in the journal Local Environment: The International Journal of Justice and Sustainability.  Read More»


Examining Pests on a Barley Farm

sweden

Organic farming can produce an increase in species richness and in the abundance of predatory insects and weeds. But does a rise in biodiversity have an impact on pest control? Biology majors Cody Nagy and Mark Gapinski studied the impact of organic agricultural practices on insect pest control as part of their Summer Fellows research in Sweden Read More»


Students Present at National Meeting; Award Given

experimental biology

Ursinus student Amy Galvin 2014, won a national award, as she and JinSun Kim, also Class of 2014 presented research with Dr. Beth Bailey, Associate Professor of Biology, at the Experimental Biology Meeting held in Boston, Mass., at the end of the spring semester. Read More»