University of Delaware
February 26, 2018

Breaking Barriers

Celebrating William Majett Jr. As the University of Delaware’s Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics celebrates the 100-year anniversary of business education at UD, the Breaking Barriers blog series tells the stories of the first individuals from underrepresented groups to join the Lerner College in key roles. William Majett Jr., who graduated from the Lerner College […]

January 22, 2018

Diversity Grants Awarded for Collaborative Projects

Collaborative projects focus on equity, inclusion in education A research project highlighting residents’ stories from the historical exhibit “Wilmington, 1968” and a study examining the emotional and cultural intelligence of prospective teachers have been awarded University of Delaware grants. The awards from the College of Arts and Sciences’ Center for the Study of Diversity and the College […]

January 22, 2018

Health Sciences Pipeline

Engaging local high school students to inspire future healthcare workforce The University of Delaware College of Health Sciences (CHS) is expanding engagement locally by giving high school students a jumpstart as they prepare for college. With a focus on Delawareans and underrepresented students, the UD College of Health Sciences Pipeline Program exposes middle and high school students […]

January 16, 2018

King’s Legacy of Oratory

When Martin Luther King Jr. spoke, America listened. His legacy is more than his message — it’s the power with which it was delivered. Seven teenagers spent Sunday in a Wilmington opera house, speaking the message of their hearts, driven by King’s hope for the future. Fifty years after his death, they channeled his gift for oratory […]

January 16, 2018

Hassan El-Amin: Playing MLK Jr. at UD

For an hour and a half nearly every day for a month, Hassan El-Amin is Martin Luther King at the University of Delaware. He plays the Civil Rights leader on the last night of his life, right after he’s giving his “I’ve been to the mountaintop” speech and right before he walks out on the […]

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