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Momentum and Resilience: A message from President Assanis

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- After a two-week Spring Break, classes will resume March 30 online through the spring semeser.


- Employees will continue working from home until May 15, or until the public health threat is eliminated.



University of Delaware experts in public health, infectious disease and emergency preparedness have been at the forefront of the response to COVID-19.

Recent UD experts in the news

CNN: Fact-checking issues on testing for coronavirus | Jennifer Horney Read article

Wired: Mass panic is unlikely, even during a pandemic | Sarah DeYoung Read article

US News: Dealing with the “new normal” of social distancing and shelter in place orders | Tricia Wachtendorf Read article

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Representatives from the University of Delaware, Delaware Sea Grant and the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control spent time on the water locating and removing 114 derelict crab pots from the Delaware Inland Bays. 

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New Esports Arena

This highly anticipated initiative brings esports to campus with a high-tech facility where UD’s first-ever varsity gaming team will take center stage.


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