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»


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»


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»


The Rules for Creating Chant; Comparing Two Styles

Hailey Blessing 2014

Hailey Blessing’s interest in chant-style singing began last spring while studying in Florence, Italy. Her Summer Fellow’s research is examining two different styles of world chant and hoping to find what acoustical considerations affected compositional rules. Read More»


Student Presents Thesis Research at Conference

Senior Peace and Social Justice Studies major Nick Silcox recently presented his thesis research at the first annual conference of Students for Critical Animal Studies. The meeting was held February 1 – 3 at Vassar College. Nick’s thesis examines how the work of farm animal sanctuaries challenges the categories we use to think about other animals. Nick also recently published a book review in the Journal for Critical Animal Studies.