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Campus Life Simmers in the Summer


Not long ago, USD was abuzz with students taking finals, roommates saying goodbye and a general air of impending summer excitement. But the campus is relatively quiet now, minus the school year’s 7,800 graduate and undergraduate students running between dorms, the west parking lot, classes and, of course, Aromas.

Quiet, yes, but the school is still humming with activity if you know where to look. In addition to their role as faculty members during the academic year, USD's professors are encouraged to conduct research in their field outside of the classroom. In fact, many full time faculty ( especially those in the science departments) maintain their own working labs during the quieter summer sessions. In addition, some science students are required to spend a certain number of hours in the research lab for their major. (Full Story on Inside USD)

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