Urban Farmer, Author Manny Howard to Visit

Urban farmer Manny Howard, the author of the recent novel My Empire of Dirt, will be in Pfahler Auditorium on Nov. 11, at 7:30 p.m. Howard is an accomplished magazine writer who has been featured in The New York Times Magazine, GQ, Food & Wine, Travel and Leisure, Rolling Stone, and Harper’s Bazaar, among other publications, and recently was a guest on The Colbert Report. Read More»


Jennifer Finney Boylan to Read from Works

Widely praised author Jennifer Finney Boylan will read from her works at Ursinus College on Nov. 10. 7:30 p.m. in Musser Auditorium in Pfahler Hall. Boylan grew up in the Delaware County area as James Boylan and is teaching at Ursinus this semester as the college’s first Updike-Hoyer Distinguished Visiting Writer. She is the author of eleven books, including She’s Not There: a Life in Two Genders, one of the first best-selling books by a transgendered American, and I’m Looking Through You: Growing Up Haunted. Read More»


Scientific Artist to Speak

Scientist and artist Helen Wortham will speak on “Creating Scientific Art: Your Right and Left Brain Don’t Have to Fight Anymore” on Sept. 22 at 4:30 p.m. in Musser Auditorium, Pfahler Hall (Room 100).  The program is free and open to the public. Read More»


“Ursinus is Talking About…” Campus-Wide Initative

Ursinus is Talking About….. “The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao” by Junot Diaz, a multigenerational tale of a Dominican family that immigrates to the United States. The campus-wide initiative asks student, faculty and staff to participate in discussions and events based on a selected text, throughout the year. Read More»