The College of Arts and Sciences recognized the accomplishments of alumni, faculty and students at its annual Celebrating Achievement and Success event on May 20, honoring five alumni and five faculty members with college awards.
Ingrid Steffensen, who earned her doctorate in art history at UD in 1994 and went on to teach at several universities, spoke on campus as part of the President's Leadership Series about her experiences driving race cars.
Liz Ann Sonders, who earned her bachelor's degree at UD in international relations and has gone on to a notable career on Wall Street, spoke at Winter Commencement 2014 and took part in a panel discussion on investing.
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.
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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