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.
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.
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.
In his 2013 State of the College address, George Watson, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, discussed goals and priorities for the current year and beyond, with special emphasis on what he termed "the Delaware difference."
The College of Arts & Sciences is the largest of the University's seven colleges, with more than 600 faculty members, 7,000 undergraduates and 1,100 graduate students. We emphasize both the enduring value of a liberal education and the importance of cultivating new and emerging fields of knowledge and artistic expression.
The College of Arts and Sciences has identified specific funding priorities that continue our tradition of excellence in the arts, humanities, social sciences and natural sciences.
We invite your partnership and investment in supporting current programs that are already national leaders, as well as new programs of extraordinary potential and vision.
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