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»


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»


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»


Poet Hong and Chicago Musician Jones Discuss Creative Collaboration

Chicago-based pianist, composer and conductor Christopher Wendell Jones and poet, lyricist and Visiting Assistant Professor of Creative Writing Anna Maria Hong talk about collaborating on writing songs and influences on the creative process on March 20 at 7:30 p.m. in Bomberger Auditorium. They will perform Devil Madrigals, a new piece. Read More»