Twenty-five young African leaders are on the University of Delaware campus, attending the 2015 Mandela Washington Fellowship program, a six-week initiative combining academic training and community engagement.
Thanks to a faculty-alumnus connection, a chemistry student interested in a possible career in the cosmetics industry was offered the opportunity to intern in a business that formulates pigments for that industry.
Colleen Terry, a recent doctoral graduate in art history, has received the 2015 Wilbur Owen Sypherd Prize in the Humanities for her dissertation about the impact of 18th century British artist William Hogarth.
Students from five historically black
colleges and universities attended a Summer
Institute in Photograph Conservation at UD in June, designed to help them work to preserve important collections at their institutions.
At the Delaware Public Humanities Institute this summer, graduate students learned, developed and practiced an assortment of techniques for engaging audiences, from elementary schools to retirement centers, in their research.
An experimental spring semester class, Digital Technology and Politics, encouraged students from a variety of majors--including political science, communication and engineering--to brainstorm.
George Watson, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, hosted a special Alumni Weekend demonstration called "The Power of PBL" to allow participants to experience problem-based learning.
UD's School of Nursing, marking its 50th anniversary next year, turned to art conservation students to help research and care for a collection of memorabilia, including uniforms, photos and medical instruments.
The College of Arts and Sciences recognized the accomplishments of alumni, faculty and students at its annual spring Celebrating Achievement and Success event, held May 19 at the Roselle Center for the Arts.
When UD's Jaehee Jung studied the perception people have of counterfeit luxury goods and why they decide to buy--or not buy--them, her research found differences between consumers in different cultures.
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