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»


Romano Distinguished Visiting Scholar at Peking U

Ursinus Professor of Philosophy and Humanities Carlin Romano, currrently on leave of absence as the College’s first Guggenheim Fellow, has been named “Distinguished Visiting Scholar” at the Institute for Advanced Humanistic Studies at Peking University, China’s top-ranked academic institution. Read More»


Ursinus Students Direct Significant Brecht Play

Five Ursinus students are working collaboratively to direct the play Fear and Misery in the Third Reich. The play by Bertolt Brecht runs April 2 through 5 at 7:30 p.m. in the Blackbox Theater of the Kaleidoscope Performing Arts Center. 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»


Recyclemania Carnival a Huge Hit

Stacking recycled water bottles, taste-testing organics versus non-organics, recycled origami from Ellie Katz 2015, organic aphrodisiacs (strawberries, blood oranges, chocolate), along with recycled putt-putt, basketball, pong and bowling had 150 students plus staff thinking about sustainability at the inaugural Recylemania Carnival on Feb. 26. Read More»


JD Salinger Spirit Alive in Read-a-thon and Scholarship

Student Reading Salinger Novel

‘If you really want to hear about it . . .’  the spirit of reclusive author J.D. Salinger, who spent the fall semester of 1938 as an Ursinus College freshman, was brought to life during a Catcher in the Rye Read-a-thon in Ursinus’s Myrin Library Jan. 26. Read More»