Recent graduate Codey Young, a 2014 Watson Fellow, was profiled in newspapers in Pottstown, Lansdale and Norristown on his achievements and upcoming year abroad. He is one of only 43 students across the country selected to pursue a year of travel and research on his topic, which will make use of his own poetry to connect with African American artists around the world.
Ursinus College Summer Fellow Lindsay Doyle is discovering a new perspective on the American slavery debate through a local newspaper from the 1850s. Read More
M. Nzadi Keita, associate professor of English and Creative Writing, has been awarded a Leeway Foundation grant to run a memoir-writing workshop this summer. Read More
Graduate Kendal Conrad 2014 filmed an episode of MTV’s new singing show, Copycat, which will be airing on MTV this summer. The host of the show is Jonathan Bennett of Mean Girls fame. Kendal was chosen to be flown to Hollywood for a taping last January. Read More
A creative writing class assignment has led to an honor for freshman Brian Thomas, an English and political science double major. Thomas is the winner of the annual Iris N. Spencer Undergraduate Poetry Award from West Chester University, an award that recognizes poetic achievement among undergraduates enrolled in U.S. colleges or universities. Read More
Noting National Poetry Month (April), the website TakePart.com describes the benefits of teaching poetry and quotes visiting Ursinus creative writing teacher Anna Maria Hong. Read More
Share your art with the Ursinus community! Myrin Library, in partnership with the Art and English departments, will be hosting a Creative Exchange installation on the Main Floor of the Library during the week of April 21 Read More
The Mercury newspaper of Pottstown covered U-Innovate! and featured a highlights video of the competition. Fifteen student teams vied for seed money and the change to develop their ideas over the summer with mentors.
Fifteen potential business plans vied for recognition in the U-Innovate! competition April 6, demonstrating that Ursinus students are independent and creative thinkers.Three top teams will get the opportunity to further develop their ideas on campus over the summer with seed money donated by Trustee Will Abele 1961. Read More