Summer Spotlight

Research, community service, internships and study abroad typically make summers memorable for many University of Delaware students. While COVID-19 has sidetracked some of these activities, UD students are continuing on with hundreds of remarkable projects remotely.

Fresh perspective on learning

Elementary education major Abby Griffith wants every student to succeed in school, whether they are online or in the classroom. That’s why she partnered with First State Squash online to help middle school students succeed with summer work ahead of the fall academic year.
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"With the research I am conducting, I will be able to answer some important questions about silicon carbide that will allow for more reliable understanding and use of the material. "

- Kyle Morris, Class of 2022

“Originally, the thought of having to transition the project online was daunting, but taking advantage of online resources and continuing Zoom meetings eased the transition and I am thankful for the opportunity to complete the project.”

- Emma Leefeldt, Class of 2022

Summer 2020 Fast Facts