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Senator wants to hold up UD trustee reappointment until questions are answered

A state senator is asking that allegations of sexual harassment against prominent lawyer Stuart Grant be investigated before an appointment to the University of Delaware board moves forward. Delaware Public Media reported that   Sen. Dave...

Padua principal reinstated

In a surprise development,  St. Anthony of Padua Parish announced today that  Cindy Mann has been reinstated as Principal of Padua Academy, under the terms of her current contract, by Rev.  Nicholas F. Waseline,...

DigiGirlz event in May to highlight STEM opportunities

Girls in the 8th and 9th grades can spend a day learning about careers in technology and getting an inside glimpse of what it might be like to work in the technical fields.  DigiGirlz Day is...

DSU physics chair gets $450,000 grant from Air Force

 A Delaware State University physics and engineering faculty member recently received a three-year $450,000 grant from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research that will contribute to the development of new two-dimensional materials for...

Wheeler Wolfenden and Dwares offers accounting scholarship

Wheeler Wolfenden and Dwares, CPAs, Pike Creek,   announced the creation of the Wheeler Wolfenden and Dwares, CPAs Accounting Scholarship in the Lerner College of Business and Economics at the University of Delaware.  This endowed scholarship...

High school graduation rate up, dropout figure shows slight increase

Delaware’s high school graduation rate hit a record high in 2017. The state’s dropout rate also slightly increased. The  annual Delaware Department of Education reports,  which will be presented to the State Board of Education...

Flacco returns to UD fold with donation to fund for athletic complex

Joe Flacco and his wife, Dana, have made a significant gift to the future of UD Athletics.  The amount was not disclosed, but was reported as the largest made by a UD football alumnus. The donation...

Sallie Mae launches online destination for grad school scholarships

Sallie Mae has  launched  an online  destination for graduate school scholarships. Sallie Mae’s free Graduate School Scholarship Search is now available to current and prospective graduate school and professional students and is home to more...

Superstars in Education winners announced

The Delaware State Chamber of Commerce and its affiliate, The Partnership, Inc., announced the 2018 Superstars in Education awards. Winners will be honored  at a reception and awards ceremony on Monday, May 14, 2018....

Coded by Kids expands to Wilmington

Coded by Kids is celebrating an expansion into Wilmington, Delaware. Supported by Capital One and the Kingswood Community Center, the Philadelphia-based nonprofit is furthering its mission of increasing tech education to underserved youth within the...
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