Global Stories

Castles, vampires, Mona Lisa
In spring 2016, the University of Delaware will launch a full-semester interdisciplinary study abroad program in Tuscany, Italy.
The art of healing
UD has launched its first international visiting artist-in-residence program, with South Africa's Garth Erasmus engaging the community through a University partnership with Nemours/A.I. duPont Hospital for Children.
April 30: Distance learning with UNISA
UD faculty members are invited to register for an April 30 workshop on developing online learning opportunities with the University of South Africa.
MEPI alumni gather
Alumni and representatives of the U.S.-Middle Eastern Partnership Initiative came together in Morocco for a conference slightly different than any that had taken place in the organization's 13-year history.
Summit of Americas
UD Provost Domenico Grasso participated in the seventh Summit of Americas, which was held in Panama City, Panama, and included a special meeting of university leaders.
Fulbright lecture series
The University of Delaware Institute for Global Studies has announced a Fulbright Spring Lecture Series.
South Africa
The sights, sounds and tastes of South Africa will come to the University of Delaware through a month-long celebration of the country.
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Earth Day turns 45

Asheville (North Carolina) Citizen-Times, April 22, 2015

UD's Adam Rome, environmental historian and author of the book "The Genius of Earth Day: How a 1970 Teach-In Unexpectedly Made the First Green Revolution," is quoted in an article about the origins of Earth Day.

Top four ways to get your garden to work harder this year

Associated Press, April 21, 2015

Doug Tallamy, professor of entomology and wildlife ecology, is quoted in an article on how to make gardens work harder for the environment. "Today, gardens need to support life, sequester carbon, feed pollinators and manage water," he said.

UD engineering professor has doubts SpaceX booster rockets will succeed

Delaware Public Media, April 20, 2015

Leonard Schwartz, professor of mechanical engineering, discusses SpaceX and its plans for reusable rockets.

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