Urban Foraging Research Published and Presented

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

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»


Biology Researches the Ugly Sweater

Biology and BCMB independent research students (from first-year students performing 1-credit research to seniors performing their honors research) took a short study break and celebrated the holidays with the biology faculty at an Ugly Sweater Party. Read More»


Healing with Horses

Students volunteer with horse therapy

Bonner Leader Tabi Rudzinski 2016 works side by side with her equine friend, Chex, at Sebastian’s Riding Associates. The private organization is on a mission is to improve the quality of life for children and adults with disabilities through equine therapy. Read More»


Students Present at National Meeting; Award Given

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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»


Students Attend Symposium with Research Mentor Roberts

Summer Fellow Matt Hope and HHMI FUTURE Mentor Andrew Kane attended the Ploegh Symposium at the Whitehead Institute at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with their research mentor, Associate Professor Rebecca Roberts (Biology and BCMB).  Read More»