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Supporters of the dramatic arts gathered for a reception, hosted by UD President Patrick Harker, to celebrate the many accomplishments of UD’s Department of Theatre, as well as to garner continued and increasing support for this vital community resource.
UD received a $5 million commitment from the Unidel Foundation Inc. to support the construction of the Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Laboratory (ISE Lab). To help motivate others to invest in the ISE Lab project, the University has decided to use this gift to establish a challenge to other prospective donors.
Stuart M. and Suzanne B. Grant of Greenville, Del., recently donated $1 million to develop and support an Equine Studies Program. With this generous gift, the University will create an equine studies minor in the Department of Animal and Food Sciences that will be available to UD students.
The University of Delaware invites the public to view the 2012 President’s Report on Philanthropy, available online now. The report is UD’s annual honor roll of supporters and includes all donors to the University in Fiscal Year 2012 (July 1, 2011-June 30, 2012).
Mark Bowden – author of The Finish: The Killing of Osama bin Laden and supplemental faculty in the University of Delaware’s Department of English - spoke about his book during the inaugural President’s Authors Series.
Sponsored by UD alumni Michael and Joanne Rosenberg, both members of the Class of 1988, the challenge provides a one-to-one match for all gifts up to $1,000 made by undergraduate alumni from the Classes of 2003-12.
Gathering for the annual Gratitude Gala, sponsored by the Office of Development, students came together to thank the individuals, corporations and organizations whose dedication to undergraduate scholarships has made a difference in the lives of UD students.
Darelle has long supported her mantra of philanthropy with positive actions, but recently, she took her commitment to a whole new level. With her husband, John Riabov ’75, Darelle made a gift to the University of Delaware to create the Darelle Lake Riabov and John Riabov Volleyball Scholarship.
Julie McGee, curator of African American art, led members of the University’s Carillon Circle on an insightful tour of Jackson Jarvis’ stirring artwork, which was inspired by historical photos the artist uncovered 40 years ago in a thrift store photo album.
UD has received a $3 million commitment from alumnus Charles W. Horn, a 1975 alumnus, and his wife, Patricia A. Horn. The gift will be used to enhance and expand entrepreneurial studies at UD through the creation of the Horn Program in Entrepreneurship.
In recognition of a successful fiscal year 2012 fundraising campaign, UD President Patrick Harker announced in July that he would make tickets in his box for the Aug. 30 game available to faculty and staff members who had donated to the University in 2012.
President Patrick T. Harker has announced that donors contributed $61,173,804 to the University in fiscal year 2012, exceeding by more than $10 million the annual contribution goal set forth by the University's Board of Trustees.
Two-hundred of the University’s leadership donors gathered for Foundations for our Future, a reception and presentation aimed to give donors an insider’s look at the University’s plans for future campus growth and development.
The Blue Hen Leadership Program (BHLP) is making its mark on campus and beyond. Aspiring student leaders are using their talents, knowledge and abilities to transform themselves, the University community and soon, the world.
The University of Delaware’s College of Engineering is celebrating two $1 million contributions that will fund graduate fellowships and a newly created Career Development Chair within chemical engineering.
The University of Delaware’s College of Education and Human Development has received a generous commitment from Donna M. Fontana to support UD undergraduates who are preparing to teach in an urban setting.
The University of Delaware Office of Development has announced that the Whitney Challenge is now under way and will match all gifts up to $25 from undergraduate alumni from the Classes of 2002-11, dollar-for-dollar, up to $15,000.
Summit is an outdoor adventure that offers new students the opportunity to connect with classmates in a fun and challenging environment—namely, a five-day, 52-mile backpacking trip along the Appalachian Trail in Maryland.
The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company has donated $5 million in an unrestricted gift to the University of Delaware Initiative Fund. A portion of the gift will be directed to the new interdisciplinary science and engineering building.