The Office of Academic Enrichment is pleased to offer the following group tutorials which are free and open to all students currently enrolled in the classes listed. This listing will be updated periodically, as new tutorials are added.
The Office of Academic Enrichment provides a number of resources that can provide help to students who are struggling, as well as to those who are successful and looking for ways to sharpen their skills.
- Individual Tutoring. We are happy to announce that you now can hire our individual tutors online! Undergraduate tutors are available for $13.00/hr; graduate tutors are $16.00/hr.
- Drop-In Tutoring. Two hours a day, five days a week, drop-in tutoring is available in math, chemistry and physics.
- Group Tutoring. Free group tutoring in a number of courses is offered each semester. Groups are formed in response to student requests.
STUDY SKILLS ASSISTANCE
- Workshops at the OAE: In-person study skills workshop series
- Online workshops: Your Roadmap to Success (http://www.udel.edu/AEC-workshop/). These workshops are designed to help students master essential college-level study skills.
- This spring: Study Skills SkilMod course (UNIV113), a one-credit pass/fail course for freshmen and sophomores (exceptions can be made for other students, when needed)
- Academic Intake appointments. Any student can meet with one of our staff members to assess his/her current study strategies and develop a plan for strengthening those strategies. In particular, students in academic difficulty can benefit from this one-on-one academic counseling.
Select Breeders Services – Equine Internships
Two new equine internship opportunities with Select Breeders Services
Location – Chesapeake City, Maryland ~ 20 minutes from campus)
This internship has not been fulfilled yet (as of 12/9/2014) so apply if interested! This is a full-time, unpaid spring internship (January – May 2015).
Select Breeders Service, Inc. (SBS) is seeking an energetic and motivated undergraduate to intern with our team of professionals at our Maryland based equine reproductive technology company.
The individual will assist our on farm veterinarian, Dr. David Scofield, with mare care, on farm breeding, embryo flushes and transfers, management of the recipient mare herd and local veterinary calls. In addition the intern will also participate in foal watching duties, assist at foalings and with neonatal care.
Although the intern will be primarily based at our Select Breeders Veterinary Services division, there will be some opportunity to assist technicians at our main facility with stallion collections and semen processing.
The ideal candidate is organized, self directed, detail oriented, flexible and a person who works well with others in a small “team” atmosphere.
This is an unpaid internship for the Spring Semester (January – May 2015). Housing will be provided.
Select Breeders Service, Inc. (SBS) is seeking an energetic and motivated undergraduate to intern with our team of professionals at our Maryland based equine reproductive technology company. The sumer internship will have a greater focus on mare and stallion management. Location – nearby Maryland.
Interested parties should email or mail a Letter of Interest and Resume to:
Select Breeders Service, Inc.
Attn: Dr. Julie Skaife
961 Cayots Corner Rd
NEWRnet Paid Summer Internship Program: http://newrnet.org/undergrad. Internships are 10 weeks during the summer (June 2 – August 11). The program begins with a 2-day short course in June and concludes with a student research symposium on August 11th, both of which will be held in Burlington, VT. Approximately 14 students will be selected to work with researchers at the University of Delaware, University of Vermont, Salve Regina University, and University of Rhode Island.
The 2015 Research Project Descriptions are now on the website, and the online application is open. All application materials must be received by 4:00pm on February 20, 2015. Eligible students are rising sophomores, juniors or seniors enrolled at one of the NEWRnet Partner institutions.
Do you know of a really excellent UD faculty instructor, graduate student instructor, or undergraduate academic advisor/mentor? If yes, please let us know who it is.
HOW TO SUBMIT NOMINATIONS:
Online at http://www.udel.edu/teachingawards/submit.html.
(If clicking on this link does not work, copy and paste it into your browser.)
Each year, the University of Delaware Faculty Senate selects a limited number of instructors and undergraduate academic advisors/mentors who have been nominated to receive Excellence in Teaching Awards and Excellence in Undergraduate Academic Advising and Mentoring Awards.
These highly competitive awards acknowledge and reward excellence in teaching, mentorship, and advising. The deadline for nominations is March 1, 2015.
–Excellence in Teaching Award (for faculty): $5,000, up to 4 per year
–Excellence in Teaching Award (for graduate students): $1,500, up to 2 per year
–Excellence in Undergraduate Advising and Mentoring Award: $5,000, up to 4 per year
DEADLINE: Nominations not received by March 1 will be held for consideration the next year.
To learn more about the awards:
For more information visit: MSU Enrichment Summer Program
The ENWC Department will be hosting a special seminar on December 8th from 1-2pm in Townsend Hall Room 233. John Pickering, Founder of Discover Life will be giving a presentation titled “Join the dark side — study the fabulous diversity of local moths to understand environmental changes”.
Take a break from studying and come learn about Micro-Leps! It will be a very entertaining hour!