College of Arts and Sciences alumni Grace Thompson Leong, Class of 1988, and Steven E. Linberg, Class of 1973, have received the University of Delaware Alumni Association's 2013 Outstanding Alumni Award, recognizing their exceptional volunteer work.
Beverly Daniel Tatum, president of Spelman College and a writer and psychologist whose specialty is race relations, delivered the University of Delaware's annual Distinguished Lecture on Diversity in Higher Education.
Peruvian writer Mario Vargas Llosa, winner of the 2010 Nobel Prize in Literature, spoke about his writing to an audience at the University of Delaware and later read excerpts from his work in Spanish and English.
Hal White has been named Professor of the Year for the state of Delaware by the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education and the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.
UD's Water Resources Agency joined with Wilderness Inquiry of Minneapolis to teach a group of Wilmington youngsters about their urban waterway, the Christina River, in a day that included canoeing along the river and lessons on ecology and wildlife.
A symposium on "STEM Education in the 21st Century" was held at UD, featuring talks by nationally known experts and tours of the new Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Laboratory, designed to promote innovative teaching.
Harvey Price, associate professor of music, is using his connections and knowledge to form a steel drum band in Israel comprising Jewish and Arab children, with the aim of bridging the gap between people through music.
U.S. Sen. Chris Coons came to campus on Sept. 16 to deliver the third annual James R. Soles Lecture on the Constitution and Citizenship, honoring the late UD professor who inspired countless students with his passion for public service.
Art historian Lauren Hackworth Petersen is exploring new approaches, drawing on literature, law, art and other material evidence, to bring the lives of Pompeii's slaves out of the shadows, where they have been largely "invisible" in history.
Led by two graduate students who happen to be Civil War re-enactors, students in Prof. Ritchie Garrison's History 411 class took to The Green one afternoon to learn the kinds of drills and marching techniques used by Union soldiers.
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