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Virtual Events

2021 UD Alumni Association Awards Celebration: youtube.com/watch?v=vTNDK8uBRqI

2021 UD Alumni Association Awards Celebration

In June 2021, the 2020 and 2021 recipients of the following UD Alumni Association Awards were honored during a virtual event: Emalea Pusey Warner and Alexander J. Taylor Awards for Outstanding Seniors, Outstanding Alumni Awards and Alumni Wall of Fame Award.

From Cow to Cone: Behind the Scenes of UDairy

In this virtual event offered in spring 2021 to the University of Delaware community, UDairy staff members provided a behind-the-scenes look at the creation of their iconic ice creams and cheeses.


Journey from UD Event: Publishing Today with Emily Barrosse, AS82

In this virtual event for alumni, Emily Barrosse, AS82, founder and CEO of a publishing company for women called Bold Story Press, talks about her career journey since UD and tips for how to share your story with the world. This Development and Alumni Relations event was presented in partnership with Women's Leadership Initiative.


Journey from UD | Blue Hen Bylines

In this virtual event offered through the Development and Alumni Relations Office, journalism alumni discussed their journeys from The Review, Student Television Network or WVUD campus radio station to their careers locally and abroad in print media, TV, radio, sports broadcasting, and more—and the lessons they learned along the way.


DENIN: Nature-based solutions to Coastal Flooding

Delaware Environmental Institute (DENIN) at the University of Delaware shares a presentation from Jules Bruck, UD professor and director of landscape architecture.


Virtual Terrarium Building Workshop

During this virtual therapeutic planting experience for University of Delaware alumni and friends, Dr. Valann Budischak from UD's Botanic Gardens shared tidbits about the outdoor classroom and laboratory, followed by a workshop from Terrarium Therapy on how to create a winter birch succulent planter.


Not Your Typical Wine Tasting

In this virtual wine tasting for University of Delaware alumni, certified sommelier Brian Tannebaum conveys the art of wine tasting with tips, background and history of a variety of wines, suggested pairings and more, with a focus on wines that are not as well-known.


Cooking Class with Chef Dana Herbert, BE98

Hundreds of Blue Hens joined celebrity Chef Dana Herbert, BE98, owner of the award-winning bakery Desserts by Dana and 2010 winner on TLC's Cake Boss: The Next Great Baker! On the scrumptious menu is chicken saltimbocca, Italian lemon soda and a blackberry, peach and bacon cobbler.


Inside Baseball with Dan Kolko, AS07

In this virtual chat, held for University of Delaware alumni on July 7, 2020, Dan Kolko, AS07, was interviewed by classmate Tom Burland, BE07, about Dan's journey from WVUD to covering the Washington Nationals first as a field reporter and now as pre- and post-game show host for Mid-Atlantic Sports Network (MASN).


Virtual Cooking Class with Chef "O"

In this virtual cooking class, Chef "O", executive chef instructor at Fry's Food Store in Phoenix, led University of Delaware alumni through the steps of cooking a light, summer menu: pan fried fish, wild rice with pecans and apples, skillet corn and squash, and a peach parfait dessert.


Inside Soccer: Chat with Professional Soccer Twins

In this virtual chat, held for University of Delaware alumni on June 30, 2020, alumni and twin brothers David and Michael Kammarman, Class of 1993, had a lively discussion with FOX Sports' host Rob Stone about their careers in professional soccer. David is a global scout for the Los Angeles Football Club in Major League Soccer and Michael is press officer for the U.S. Men's National Team.


Behind the Curtain: An interview with UD alum Susan Stroman

Sandy Robbins, UD's REP founder and producing artistic director, interviews University of Delaware alumna Susan Stroman. Stroman shares insights on her extensive and celebrated Broadway career.


Philanthropy Stories

Delaware First: Campaign Overview: youtube.com/watch?v=_ZFOiMXE5Sc

The Campaign for the University of Delaware Overview

Delaware First: The Campaign for the University of Delaware is the largest engagement and fundraising campaign in UD’s history.

The impact of scholarship at the University of Delaware: youtube.com/watch?v=xydoC_7K7SA

The Impact of Scholarship

The Impact of Scholarship video showcases the tremendous, positive effect Donna Fontana’s generosity has had on Allison Blanchard's experiences at UD and beyond.


Ask the Expert: Dennis J. Purcell, BE77, of Aisling Capital: youtube.com/watch?v=A2-JyTusqIM

Dennis J. Purcell, BE77, Founder and Senior Advisor of Aisling Capital

UD introduces the Ask the Expert: Transforming Medicine with Biopharmaceutical Sciences video and event series. In this first video, Dennis J. Purcell, BE77, founder and senior advisor of Aisling Capital shares insights and updates on the dynamic industry.

Chai Gadde, BE06M, CEO at BioTek reMEDys

In the second virtual live chat, Chai Gadde, BE06M, CEO at BioTek reMEDys, speaks with UD's Millie Sullivan, Alvin B. and Julie O. Stiles Professor of Chemical Engineering and Associate Chair of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, about his years of experience and current work in the biopharmaceutical sciences industry.

Ask the Expert Webinar: Chai Gadde, BE06M, CEO at BioTek reMEDys: youtube.com/watch?v=ZrIGzm35yg4

Carol Ammon, Founder & Former CEO of Endo Pharmaceuticals: youtube.com/watch?v=jPzcIYNVVr4

Carol Ammon, 11H, Founder & Former CEO of Endo Pharmaceuticals

Ask the Expert: Transforming Medicine with Biopharmaceutical Sciences continued with a live virtual chat with Carol Ammon, Founder & Former CEO of Endo Pharmaceuticals. UD's Millie Sullivan, Alvin B. and Julie O. Stiles Professor of Chemical Engineering and Associate Chair of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, joined her to discuss the innovative industry.

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