2019 Common Reader Essay Contest

Educated: A Memoir (2019) Educated: A MemoirTara Westover Born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, Tara Westover was seventeen the first... Discover more Open to All First Year Students Westover has titled her book Educated, and much of her education takes...

2018 Common Reader Essay Contest Winners

Lab Girl (2018) Lab Girl Hope Jahren   Geobiologist Hope Jahren has spent her life studying trees, flowers, seeds, and soil. Lab... Discover more Eight students were awarded prizes in the 2018 Common Reader Essay Contest, in response to book Lab Girl by Hope...

2018 Common Reader Essay Contest

Lab Girl (2018) Lab Girl Hope Jahren   Geobiologist Hope Jahren has spent her life studying trees, flowers, seeds, and soil. Lab... Discover more Open to All First Year Students     On page 29 author Hope Jahren writes: “Science has taught me that...

‘LAB GIRL’ IS THE 2018 FIRST YEAR COMMON READER

Lab Girl (2018) Lab Girl Hope Jahren   Geobiologist Hope Jahren has spent her life studying trees, flowers, seeds, and soil. Lab... Discover more Lab Girl, a book written by scientist Hope Jahren, has been selected as the University of Delaware’s 2018 First Year...

NOVELIST COLSON WHITEHEAD ENGAGES UD AUDIENCE

Lab Girl (2018) Lab Girl Hope Jahren   Geobiologist Hope Jahren has spent her life studying trees, flowers, seeds, and soil. Lab... Discover more Novelist Colson Whitehead engages UD audience Begin your intellectual journey Search...