University of Delaware
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 […]

January 5, 2018

Delaware’s racial disparities are still with us

Delaware Voice: I have started a research initiative at the University of Delaware called the Delaware Black Community Research Project. The project is dedicated to the development and pursuit of progressive and transformative policies and solutions to racial disparities in the areas of education, employment, and income distribution. The Delaware Black Community Research Project recently […]

December 26, 2017

UD Sets Enrollment Records

Increases in underrepresented and international students Enrollment at the University of Delaware reached 23,774 this fall, the highest on record in the University’s history and an increase of 765 students over last fall. The Newark campus set enrollment records for both undergraduate and graduate student populations: Undergraduates total 18,144, up from 17,669 in fall 2016, […]

World Culture
December 22, 2017

World Cultures through Food

JAN. 23-25: CHS and Dining Services offer “Learning About World Cultures Through Food” The Nutrition Program of the Department of Behavioral Health and Nutrition (BHAN) is teaming up with University of Delaware Dining Services and student groups to present “Learning About World Cultures through Food” this Winter Session. Unidel-funded winter session event is held Jan. […]

December 20, 2017

The Missing Women

Speakers at academic seminars are the voices and faces of their fields, whether they like it or not. So it’s important that those voices and faces reflect who’s actually working in a given discipline. A new study says that colloquiums continue to fall short on that front, at least in terms of gender. The study, […]

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