University of Delaware
The University of Delaware is a large public university in Newark, Delaware. It’s the largest school in Delaware with approximately 18,300 undergraduate students and 3,800 graduate students. When students want to get off campus, Wilmington is about 12 miles away and Philadelphia is just under an hour drive away. It’s also halfway between D.C. and New York. The university’s 20 athletic teams compete in the NCAA Division I conference and their school colors are blue and yellow.
Famous "Blue Hen" alumni include Joe Biden - former Vice President of the U.S., Chris Christie - former Governor of New Jersey, Joe Flacco - football player (Baltimore Ravens), Rich Gannon - former football player (Oakland Raiders), and Susan Barnett - news anchor.
Erika is a Senior from New Jersey. One quirky fact about Erika..."I am obsessed with Nutella and can probably eat it for breakfast, lunch, and dinner!"
Julia will be a Sophomore in the fall. She is originally from Plymouth, Massachusetts AND she is a member of Cape Harmony!. One quirky fact about Julia..."I am gluten free!"
Lauren is a Senior from Westchester, NY. One quirky fact about Lauren..."I'm a foodie with a food Instagram feed - loandlemons."
Fun fact about University of Delaware:
Erika - Joe Biden is an alumni.
Julia - University of Delaware is commonly referred to as UDel, but this is actually not a favorite nickname for our school! Students and faculty prefer "UD."
Lauren - Former Vice President of the United States, Joe Biden, went to school here.
Favorite Ice Cream Parlour and Flavor:
Erika - Caffé Gelato, chocolate.
Julia - UDairy Creamery, All Nighter (coffee ice cream with cookie dough, cookies and fudge swirls).
Lauren - UDairy Creamery.
Hottest Mexican Spot and Recommended Plate:
Erika - Santa Fe Mexican Grill , The chicken quesadillas are delicious!
Julia - El Diablo, their chicken bowls are incredible, so is every sauce and pepper they give for optional additions!
Lauren - Santa Fe Mexican Grill & nachos.
Diner and Favorite Entree:
Lauren - Perkins Diner.
Where is your favorite spot on campus to hang:
Julia - The Amy E. Dupont Green.
Lauren - The Green.
Where do you want to go on spring break?
Lauren - Greece.
Tell us More!:
Erika - The University of Delaware is a great college town with many amazing restaurants to choose from.