Honors Stories

Presidential honorees
Ten University of Delaware alumni were honored as recipients of the Presidential Citation for Outstanding Achievement during a ceremony held Friday evening, Oct. 17, in the Roselle Center for the Arts as part of Homecoming Weekend festivities.
Seafood contest winners
Culinary experts at the University of Delaware's annual Coast Day celebration showed off their skills by participating in oyster shucking, chowder and crab cake contests, with attendees helping to choose the winners.
Nurse leaders inducted
Kathleen Brewer-Smyth and Judith Wheaton Herrman, faculty members in UD's School of Nursing, have been inducted as fellows of the American Academy of Nursing.
Volunteers honored
UD alumnae Lauren Gibson and Cheryl Stump have been recognized as 2014 Governor's Outstanding Volunteer Award winners for their work as UD Sexual Offense Support (SOS) volunteer victim advocates.
Mangone Scholar
Joel Rosenthal, assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry at the University of Delaware, has received the Francis Alison Society's 2014 Gerard J. Mangone Young Scholars Award.
ACS medal
The University of Delaware's Donald Sparks has been selected as the 2015 medalist for the Geochemistry Division of the American Chemical Society.
Geosciences gold
UD's David R. Wunsch has been selected to receive the American Geosciences Institute's 2014 Outstanding Contribution to the Understanding of Geoscience award.
East Campus honors
The Learning By Design education design and innovation excellence magazine has named the University of Delaware's new East Campus residence halls winners of its 2014 Outstanding Project Award.
Fifth graders recognized
Fifth-grade students detailed how they monitor weather conditions and prepare for coastal hazards in an essay contest as part of the 2014 Coast Day festivities.
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State kicks off second Sea Level Rise Awareness Week

Delaware Newszap, Sept. 15, 2014

Jen Volk of University of Delaware Cooperative Extension is working with UD researchers to develop salt tolerant crops to help farmers who have fields near the Delaware coast.

Delaware gets positive time on national TV

The News Journal, Sept. 14, 2014

The University of Delaware's UDairy Creamery and Moo Crew student workers won the Best Sundae on Sunday competition and had their ice cream featured on the Food Network's series "Eating America."

UD research an important engine for 21st-century economy

The News Journal, Sept. 12, 2014

Charles Riordan, vice provost for research, wrote a Delaware Voices opinion piece highlighting the University of Delaware's many research successes and detailing how its entrepreneurial spirit will power it as an even stronger engine for the 21st-century economy.

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