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»


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»


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»


Codey Young Is Watson Fellow for Creative Year Abroad

Codey Young

An Ursinus senior is one of only 43 students in the country to be selected as a 2014-2015 Thomas J. Watson Fellow. Codey Young of Pottstown will travel for a year to the African Diasporic countries of the Dominican Republic, Brazil, Germany and France. Read More»