Alumni & Friends

Cultivating a legacy


Our community is strong. Our relationships sustain us. Alumni, friends, families and students of the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources work together to create a lasting legacy and fulfill our land-grant mission of teaching, research and extension.

Alumni have gone on to become successful growers, agribusiness leaders, scientists and policy makers. They've conducted pioneering research that has shaped our food and our planet.

Supporters have provided the resources to get them there. With new state-of-the-art laboratories and facilities on the horizon, your gift today will impact student success for decades to come.

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Alumni in the news
  • Two University of Delaware graduate students will research the quails' success once they've been released at the Letterkenny Army Depot in Pennsylvania.

    About 100 wild quail will soon be released at Letterkenny Army Depot in Franklin County

    February 28, 2024 | Written by Brian Whipkey, York Daily Record
    Two University of Delaware graduate students will research the quails' success once they've been released at the Letterkenny Army Depot in Pennsylvania.
  • Exploring Brazil's Plants and Landscapes

    February 27, 2024 | Written by Katie Peikes
    Some UD students spent January in Brazil studying human interactions with plants and learning how to capture landscape details. They explored locations such as Rio de Janeiro and the Amazon, where they immersed themselves in Brazil's rich history and ecology.
  • Delaware 4-H Members Gain Self-Efficacy Through Public Speaking

    February 26, 2024 | Written by Jill Jackson, 4-H Youth Development Agent
    The Delaware 4-H program consistently provides programs to teach our youth leadership and communication skills as these are important life skills for every individual to learn. The goal of Delaware 4-H public speaking events are to provide members with techniques to help them improve their communication skills and feel comfortable speaking in any situation. Competitive 4-H events include the Public Speaking Contest where members are asked to develop a speech around a topic of their choice and present to an audience and judges.

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UD alumnus Phung Luu promotes conservation through education: youtube.com/watch?v=dr1FQTJlCPM

Alumnus Phung Luu took his passion animals and turned it into a meaningful career. With a background in avian rehabilitation, the animal science graduate works with zoos, animal facilities and presents animal education programs. Each spring semester, Luu's free flight bird demonstration is a staple at UD Ag Day.

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The Office of Development and Alumni Relations (DAR) engages donors, alumni, friends, parents, faculty, staff and students in a lifelong relationship and fosters a tradition of philanthropy to strengthen the University of Delaware's legacy as one of the great public institutions of higher education in America.

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