University of Delaware
July 16, 2018

Persistence through the Ph.D.

Dedication to mentoring others leads to success Looking back on her graduate student career at University of Delaware, Asia Dowtin sees two themes that enabled her success: persistence and community engagement. Early in her work here, she had to overcome a switch in advisers, and the research that would underpin her Ph.D. studies almost ended […]

April 9, 2018

Success grants financial literacy

Program offers financial support, literacy programming. It didn’t take long for Sarah Bencivenga to know the University of Delaware was the right fit for her. The Toms River, New Jersey, native was recruited in 2013 to play softball, and by sophomore year, her bio had already included selection to the Dean’s List, Colonial Athletic Association […]

March 23, 2018

Combating Food Waste

UD students, faculty and Dining Services pitch in to fight waste, hunger. Food waste is an extremely frustrating concept. According to the Natural Resources Defense Council, approximately 40 percent of food in the U.S. is never eaten; simultaneously, one in eight Americans struggles to put enough food on the table. The state of Delaware is […]

March 23, 2018

Flint Rising: A Call to Protect Our Water and Our Human Rights

featuring Gina Luster, Co-founder of Flint Rising Wednesday, April 11, 2018 @ 6:00pm University of Delaware, Memorial Hall, Room 127 Residents of Flint, Michigan, are living with poisoned water in a crisis that has riveted the nation and exposed the deadly consequences of political failure, environmental racism, and indifference to the suffering of low-income communities. […]

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 […]

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