Erin McCormick sitting on the bench

Education major Erin McCormick proactively chose Science, Discovery and the Universe as her Scholars program to expose herself to new areas of learning. PHOTO: Nicole Dolinish

Education Major Embraces Science in SDU

This blog post is the first in the "Choosing Scholars" series, which examines various aspects of College Park Scholars.

When Erin McCormick was invited to College Park Scholars last year, she knew that she wanted to pick a program that would expand her world view and teach her something different.

“I wanted to expose myself to subjects I wasn’t confident in in high school,” McCormick says.

Scholars Partnership Builds Upon Flu Findings

They say laughter is contagious. And yawns. And, of course, the flu.

Most people figure they catch the flu by touching contaminated surfaces or being exposed to droplets from a sick person’s coughs or sneezes. But it turns out the flu may be even more contagious through the air than we had thought.