This summer, five new AAP graduates from the Dover campus also benefited from the opportunity to conduct undergraduate research.

Funded by the Delaware Idea Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) and the colleges of Arts and Sciences and of Health Sciences, each student worked in a UD lab with a faculty mentor, developing research skills and — as a bonus — gaining familiarity with the Newark campus.

Alissa Strouse, who conducted research on concussions with Thomas Kaminski in the Department of Kinesiology and Applied Physiology, called the experience “amazing” and said she was made to feel part of the lab team family. Doing research, she said, taught her the value of patience because results aren’t immediate.

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