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Women's History Month

From faculty to alumni to current students, all women at UD are celebrated, especially during Women's History Month. Below highlight just a few of the outstanding women Blue Hens who are making history in their own ways.

 

ALUMNA HONORED AS A SOCIAL JUSTICE LEADER

UD Alumna Mary Ruth Warner was the founding president of UD’s Black Student Union and was recently honored by the Department of Women and Gender Studies. 

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REACHING FOR THE STARS

University of Delaware Class of 2019 alumna Erin Rezich is reaching for the stars…literally. As an aerospace engineer at NASA, she is behind the design and testing of lunar rovers and other equipment critical to space research missions.

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BUILDING CHANGE

When hearing the word "construction," it's likely that men in hard hats operating heavy machinery come to mind. There’s a reason for this: the national share of women working in the construction industry is only 14 percent. University of Delaware alumna Emily Christopher – a Class of 2022 graduate with a construction engineering and management degree – doesn’t let this statistic deter her. 

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CELEBRATING THE ACHIEVEMENTS OF WOMEN

The University of Delaware will celebrate Women’s History Month in March with a host of events and activities that honor the accomplishments of women. International Women’s Day — which is celebrated on March 8 — also offers an opportunity to reflect on progress made, raise awareness for women’s equality, and celebrate women’s achievements.

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