The Minerva Term at Ursinus College

Ursinus invites you to take a class with Minerva!

Ursinus College Minerva Term 2019

The college is launching the Minerva Term – an immersive day-long learning experience – in conjunction with the 150th anniversary of the founding of Ursinus.

Named for Minerva Weinberger, Ursinus’s first admitted female student, graduate and valedictorian, this event is an opportunity to take a course taught by Ursinus professors and fulfill Ursinus’s commitment to lifelong learning.

Where & When

  • Where: Ursinus College Campus
  • When: Sunday, April 14, 2019, 9 am to 6 pm
  • Resister by: April 8 – Space is limited!
  • Tickets/Fees: $120 for alumni and members of the public
  • Webpage: Minerva Term
  • Email:
  • Phone: Conferences and Special Events at 610-409-3030

No advance preparation required and all meals are included. Choose between one of two classes:

The Promise and Peril of Genome Editing

Co-taught by Professor of Biology Rebecca Lyczak and Professor of Politics Paul Stern.

In this workshop, participants will grapple with the implications of recent scientific advances, which only a few years ago were relegated to the realm of science fiction.

Visit the The Promise and Peril of Genome Editing webpage for more details.

The Word Becomes You: Documentary Theater

Taught by Professor of Theater Domenick Scudera.

Ursinus College Minerva Term 2019 theaterExplore the possibilities of documentary theater and create your own. This workshop will provide an overview of the history, theories and practices of documentary theater and inspire participants to create their own short documentary theater pieces.

Visit the The Word Becomes You: Documentary Theater webpage for more details.