OFFICE OF SUSTAINABILITY

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We work with students, faculty and staff to make Ursinus a greener place to study, work, and live.  We are everywhere on campus!  If you have any questions about sustainability or how we can help you get your green on, please come visit us, email or call.  We are here to help you have a more sustainable experience on campus.

UC Green News
Green Roof at Berman Museum Gets New Plants
Green Roof at Berman Museum Gets New PlantsIn celebration of Sustainability Week at Ursinus, students, staff and alumni added new plants to the rooftop garden at the Berman Museum of Art. The planting event on the green roof was arranged by the Office of Sustainability’s Shannon Spencer, … Continue reading


CSCG Presents ‘A Tale of Toads and Men’ and More . . .
CSCG Presents ‘A Tale of Toads and Men’ and More . . .Tyrone Hayes, renowned biologist and Professor of Integrative Biology at University of California, Berkeley, will speak at the opening event of the Center for Science and Common Good Sept. 24 at 7 p.m., in Olin auditorium. His talk is titled, … Continue reading


Env. Studies Professor on Radio Times
Env. Studies Professor on Radio TimesAssociate Professor of Environmental Studies Patrick Hurley was a guest Sept. 19 on WHYY’s Radio Times. His spoke on his research topic, urban foraging.As the practice of foraging increases in U.S. cities, many parks managers are working to better understand … Continue reading


Student Farmers share their Summer Experience
Student farmers Axel Gonzalez (’16) and Grace Barter (’16) share their experience of farm life at Ursinus College. Ursinus College’s 2.5 acre Organic Farm is a few weeks away from finishing it’s 11th growing season. Designed as an experiential learning … Continue reading


New Waste Partnership Enhances Sustainability Efforts
New Waste Partnership Enhances Sustainability EffortsUrsinus has contracted with a new waste hauler to enhance sustainability efforts on campus, making it a Landfill-free campus.The new partnership is a step forward that will help the College more effectively manage its waste and reduce its environmental impact. Through … Continue reading


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Sustainability Program Coordinator
Brandon Hoover
Pfahler 112G
610.409.3161
bhoover@ursinus.edu

Campus Sustainability Planner
Shannon Spencer
Pfahler 112G
610.409.3159
sspencer@ursinus.edu


     

 

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