Minerva Term

Minerva TermUrsinus invites you to take a class with Minerva! 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 day-long event is an opportunity to take a course taught by Ursinus professors and fulfill Ursinus’s commitment to lifelong learning. 


Date:   Sunday, April 14
Time:   9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

  • No advance preparation required
  • All meals included
  • To guarantee your spot, register below by April 8 - Space is limited!
  •  Free for current students, faculty and staff;  $120 for alumni and members of the public.
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Email minerva@ursinus.edu with any questions.


Choose between one of two classes:

The Promise and Peril of Genome Editing

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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.  Details and Schedule

The Word Becomes You: Documentary Theater

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Taught by Professor of Theater Domenick Scudera

Explore 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. Details and Schedule


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