Registration is open for the symposium "Earth Perfect? Nature, Utopia and the Garden," which will offer themed tours of some of the area's most renowned gardens as well as talks and panel discussions featuring prominent speakers.
The College of Arts and Sciences' annual Celebrating Achievement and Success awards ceremony this year recognized a group of exceptional alumni as well as outstanding members of the faculty and student body.
NUCLEUS, an academic support program that recently expanded to include students in majors beyond its traditional focus on the sciences, celebrated this year's 56 graduating seniors at an annual recognition event.
Paul Quinn, professor of psychology and an internationally known researcher in the field of perceptual and cognitive development of infants, has received the 2013 Francis Alison Faculty Award, the University of Delaware's highest faculty honor, in recognition of his work as a scholar and teacher.
Acclaimed poet Rita Dove told a UD audience the story behind her recent book, Sonata Mulattica, which is based on the life of a mixed-race violin prodigy who met Beethoven in 1803 Vienna.
A new undergraduate minor in environmental humanities will use tools and insights from the humanities to extend and strengthen UD's science and public policy expertise in the study of environmental issues.
Discussions of slavery in the United States and the world, of the Civil War and Reconstruction and of the lasting impacts of emancipation drew scholars, the U.S. poet laureate and about 150 audience members to UD's Emancipation Symposium, held April 6 at the Delaware Historical Society in Wilmington.
Two University of Delaware seniors, including Douglas Kenny, a chemistry and biochemistry major who plans to attend graduate school in biochemistry in preparation for a career as a professor and researcher, have won prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarships to pursue STEM-related careers.
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