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Winter Session Learning Activities

Living on campus during Winter Session? Engage in the vibrant campus life through different service trips, discussion sessions and exploration activities! All our Winter Session Learning Activities are funded by Unidel grants.

Learn more about Study at Home or DIVE-In Diversity Institute!

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The Study at Home program is a series of events, workshops and trips that provide you with opportunities similar to those you'd find while studying abroad. With focus on hands-on, interactive activities, these events highlight some of the historical and cultural opportunities available to you on campus and in the local region.

All residential students are encouraged to attend one, a few, or all of these events! Explore outside of your normal interests OR gain new experiences in areas you already love.

Sign up here for any (or all) of these workshops today!

Paint Night! – Jan. 4
6:30 p.m. – Perkins Student Center
Join us for a night of painting with Painting Parties, who will instruct participants in creating their own Winter season-inspired painting!

Max capacity is 30 and requires an RSVP. Event is first come, first served.

CANR Fischer Greenhouse Tour – Jan. 17
4 p.m.
Visit the state-of-the-art plant growth facility on campus! Tour the Fischer Greenhouse Complex, have fun with a dish garden potting session, and finish up at the UD Creamery.

Baltimore Art & History Trip – Jan. 20
Bus departs campus 8:30 a.m. from Trabant Student Center. Meet inside Trabant, in the lobby area ourside of the MPRs
Hop on a bus to visit our neighboring city of Baltimore! The trip will include a stop at the Baltimore Museum of Art and local sightseeing near the beautiful Inner Harbor.

Mechanical Hall Gallery Tour – Jan. 23
4 p.m.
Visit the Mechanical Hall Gallery for a behind-the-scenes look into what it takes to put a collection on display. Get up close and interact with one of the oldest, largest, and most complete holdings of African-American art in the world right here on campus.

Cooking 101 – Feb. 1
4 p.m. and 5 p.m. – Food and Nutrition Education Lab, Willard Hall 104
Join the Department of Behavioral Health and Nutrition from the UD Food and Nutrition Education Lab in a hands-on cooking workshop! We have two sessions to choose from.

Max capacity per session is 15 people.

Sign up here for any (or all) of these workshops today!

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The DIVE IN: Diversity Institute is a series of workshops and events designed to help students explore various aspects of diversity and social identity through expert presentations, dialogue, and experiential learning and reflection.

Sign up here for any of the workshops!

Where Am I From?
January 9, 7-9 p.m. | Perkins Bacchus Theater
This interactive workshop invites students to explore social identity and diversity through storytelling and discussion.

Ability Status Workshop
January 16, 7-9 p.m. | Perkins Ewing Room
This workshop helps students recognize ability status as a component of identity and understand the impact of ability on life experiences.

Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity Workshop
January 23, 7-9 p.m. | Perkins Ewing Room
This workshop offers students the opportunity to explore sexual orientation and gender identity. Students will discuss the LGBTQIA+ community at UD.

Recast, Rethink, Revue: A Musical on Gender & Identity
January 26 & 27, 7 p.m. | Perkins West Lounge
This performance will consist of 10-15 songs from musical theater productions that are “recast” and performed from a different perspective. The perspectives will highlight different gender and sexual identities, and the emotions and experiences of some individuals.

Experiential Learning Trip to Washington, DC
January 30, transportation and food provided
This trip will provide students with the opportunity to explore and engage in dialogue about race and culture.

Sign up here for any of the workshops!

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