University of Delaware
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 […]

January 16, 2018

MLK Day in Delaware

Biden, Blunt-Rochester say King’s words still relevant today: Five months removed from neo-Nazis marching with torches in hand at one of America’s most prestigious universities, and a day removed from the president of the United States having to publicly state he’s not a racist, Martin Luther King Jr. Day was a reminder that the civil rights activist’s words […]

January 16, 2018

UD members reflect on Dr. King’s Legacy

In 1963, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. wrote an open letter on scraps of available paper while he sat in a jail cell in Birmingham, Alabama. That now-famous letter was in response to eight white religious leaders who criticized King’s methods and, nearly 50 years after his death, it is often referenced when remembering […]

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