When you think of real food, what are some of the images that come to mind? Fresh fruits and vegetables just picked from the farm? A home-cooked meal? Organic ingredients? For each of us, the definition of “real food” may differ, but now Ursinus has someone who is trying to help us figure it all out. Read More
Ursinus College is among 26 schools that have been recognized by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for joining the Food Recovery Challenge, a program that encourages colleges, universities, and other organizations to donate and divert as much of their excess food as possible. Read More
The Ursinus collaborative event which paired students with community members to plant trees in Hunsberger Woods was noted in the Bulletin for members of the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (subscription only for members). The item links to the Ursinus web site story.
Richard L. Wallace, professor of environmental studies, traveled to Yale University last week to give an invited seminar to graduate students at Yale’s School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. Read More
Hunsburger Woods will be a greener place because students and campus volunteers have planted 480 trees to help reforest parts of the woods off Ninth Avenue in Collegeville. Read More
Ursinus College will host the annual meeting of the Society of Policy Scientists, bringing interdisciplinary scholars and practitioners who work on complex societal problems to the campus Oct. 24 through 26. Read More
Patrick Hurley, Associate Professor and Chair of Environmental Studies, has been recognized by the Perkiomen Watershed Conservancy for teaching within our community. Read More
Melissa Thompson, producer of Greenpeace Video, will host a screening of the documentary Los Monstruos (Monsters) on Sept. 9 at 7 p.m. in Pfahler Hall, Room 100. The event is free and open to the public. Read More
The Ursinus Bike Share is featured in a story in Forbes Magazine. Ursinus is used as the example of a small college with the program, which is said to be a trend among colleges and college towns. The article links to the Ursinus Bike Share web page.
Dr. Richard Wallace of the Department of Environmental Studies and his frequent collaborator, Dr. Susan Clark of Yale University, are running a symposium at the annual meeting of the Association for Environmental Studies and Sciences in June in Pittsburgh. Read More