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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

ZipCar Rides onto Campus for Car Sharing
ZipCar Rides onto Campus for Car SharingUrsinus has become more sustainable by offering a Zipcar car sharing program on campus and to the surrounding community.  A partnership with Zipcar, Inc., the leading car sharing network, was to launch Aug. 21, to offer a convenient transportation option … Continue reading

Studying Alternative Methods to Pesticides
Studying Alternative Methods to PesticidesWhen Cory Straub, Associate Professor of Biology, walks out into the fields of rolling alfalfa he notices the smallest things. Footsteps cause certain insects to scatter, among them, the tiny and very destructive Potato Leafhopper. This movement is significant because … Continue reading


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