Honors Stories

Hen Hatch semifinalists
The Horn Program's Hen Hatch competition has announced 21 semifinalist teams, whose startup ideas will compete in March for a chance to advance to the final round.
World connections
University of Delaware alumna Katy Brown has been presented the Delaware Geography Teacher of the Year Award by the Delaware Geographic Alliance.
Top financial analysts
UD students Mike Gunderson, Evgeniy Savov and Phillip Flesch won the Philadelphia regional CFA Challenge and will compete in the national competition in April.
Lauren Hackworth Petersen, professor of art history at the University of Delaware, has won an award for the best scholarly book in the humanities.
Advancement of Knowledge
UD's Stephanie L. Kerschbaum has received the 2015 Conference on College Composition and Communication Advancement of Knowledge Award for her book "Toward a New Rhetoric of Difference."
Student leaders
The Newark Branch of the American Association of University Women invites UD students to apply for its annual sponsorship of a rising senior woman to attend the National Conference of College Women Student Leaders.
ACS honors
Joseph Fox, UD professor of chemistry and biochemistry, has been honored by the American Chemical Society with its 2014 Delaware Section Award.
Solar pioneer
Antonio Luque will receive the Karl W. Boer Solar Energy Medal of Merit during a ceremony to be held Friday, March 13, at the University of Delaware.
NSF Career Award
The University of Delaware's Michelle Cirillo has received a prestigious National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development Award to support her research on improving high school math instruction.
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Preschoolers learn about community by building Main Street model

WDEL, Feb. 18, 2015

The University of Delaware's Laboratory Preschool provided young students an opportunity to learn about the value of community through construction of a model of Main Street in Newark.

George Washington, slave catcher

The New York Times, Feb. 16, 2015

Erica Armstrong Dunbar, associate professor and author of "A Fragile Freedom: African American Women and Emancipation in the Antebellum City," wrote an op-ed about George Washington as slaveholder.

Building a better life for black Delawareans

News Journal, Feb. 16, 2015

Justin Coger, a doctoral graduate student in the field of economic education at the University of Delaware, writes about how economic development is key for improving the social mobility and wellbeing of African-Americans in Delaware.


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