Jennifer Littlefield (left) and Susannah Washburn (right) at the 2017 College Park Scholars Academic Showcase

Jennifer Littlefield (left) and Susannah Washburn (right) at the 2017 College Park Scholars Academic Showcase

Washburn to Replace Littlefield as Director of Public Leadership Scholars

After working with Public Leadership Scholars for 10 years, Jennifer Littlefield will be transitioning out as director of the program and moving into the Public Policy Undergraduate Studies Office full-time.

 

 

 

 

Littlefield sent Public Leadership Scholars an email on March 8 to inform students that this semester will be her last with PL.

Scholars Journey to Hawaii

Scholars Journey to Hawaii to Learn About Society’s Interaction with Physical and Biological Environment

 

 

For the first time ever, a group of College Park Scholars and other students traveled to Hawaii over spring break to research the geology, ecology and sustainable technologies on the Big Island.

This excursion was attached to CPSP359I:The Geology, Ecology, and Sustainable Technologies of the Island of Hawaii, which was also available to non-Scholars students as GEOL388I.

Steffi Yen

Steffi Yen poses with a model of a Gaia satellite. Yen uses data from Gaia satellites like this
model for her research in Heidelberg.

SDU Alumna to Earn PhD from Heidelberg

Science, Discovery and the Universe alumna Steffi Yen is pursuing her doctorate degree at Heidelberg University after graduating from the University of Maryland in 2013 with her B.S. in astronomy.

 

 

Yen credits SDU Scholars with furthering her passion for astronomy through academic excursions and hands-on scientific experiences.

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