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Pitch 90 – Tuesday, November 16, 2021, Clayton Hall, 5:30PM to 9:00PM. A fast-paced speaking competition in which student researchers describe their work in 90 seconds or less to a panel of judges and an enthusiastic audience. It’s designed to be an entertaining, rewarding way to give science and engineering students a chance to develop their communication and presentation skills while showcasing their research. Registration required by October 22, 2021 for presenters. To register to attend or present, please click link here. To learn more, click on our flyer here: Pitch90 Flyer_Final

UD’s Graduate Student Government (GSG) has published a recent Environmental Sustainability Report 2021 that addresses the challenge of climate change at UD. To learn more and to get involved, please click link here.

 

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The DENIN Network in the News

The Delaware Environmental Institute (DENIN) has selected its fifth class of DENIN Environmental Fellows. The two-year fellowships support doctoral students whose research interests demonstrate a bridge between science and society. Five recipients were chosen following a rigorous selection process that included a written research proposal and an interview for finalists. Candidates were expected to demonstrate an ability and commitment to communicating and transferring the benefits of their research to the wider world in addition to the intellectual merit of their research proposals.

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Faculty Cluster Hire

  • An interdisciplinary team of faculty from five University of Delaware colleges will be conducting a Coastal Water Security cluster hire focused on water quality, toxicological assessment and restoration of contaminated environments, and impacts on human and ecosystem health arising from increased stressors in the coastal environment. To learn more, click link above.

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With the help of valued partners who share our vision, DENIN is advancing its mission to find solutions to safeguard the environment we all share. Your gift to DENIN expands what is possible to achieve in our work with academia, government, and the private sector.

Since 2009, DENIN’s interdisciplinary network of researchers on the University of Delaware campus and beyond has been investigating pressing environmental challenges facing our communities, nation and world.

The collective knowledge we gain through our donors’ foresight and generosity resonates around the planet. We inform policies that safeguard people and protect prosperity as sea-level rise threatens the drinkability of our water and the health of our soil. We help coastal communities to plan resiliency. We prepare the next generation of leaders through paid fellowships for doctoral students and research internships for undergraduates.

Their positive impact on our planet starts at DENIN. Your positive impact starts with a donation to support our mission to make the world a more sustainable place.

To learn more, contact denin-info@udel.edu