If you are getting ready to enter or pivot within the current job market over the coming weeks or months – these could be some 2.5 hours worth of a good investment. Free virtual workshop Nov 19, 2020 (2 – 5.30pm) on how to create your dream career with a keynote by Alaina G. Levine, Author Networking for Nerds; Register here; – This event is brought to you by the Delaware Environmental Institute (DENIN) and DENIN Fellows with co-funding from the NSF Coastal Critical Zone Network and the NSF Project WiCCED.


The COVID-19 pandemic has been a surprising challenge to us all to say the least. However, our talented cohort of DENIN Academic scholars and EPSCoR Project WiCCED summer scholars demonstrated a great level of persistence, tenacity and a great deal of maturity. We at DENIN are happy to have worked with them and are very pleased with their research accomplishments.

Undergraduate Posters – Summer 2020

Undergraduate Poster Presentations – 2020 Summer  – YouTube

Undergraduate Posters and Reports – 2020 Spring Semester

Undergraduate Poster Presentations – 2020 Spring Semester – YouTube


Students in Action

Environmental News @ UD

The DENIN Network in the News

New Castle County has finished surveying residents of two communities along Route 9 about environmental conditions in their neighborhoods— and whether they might ultimately want to relocate, if given the opportunity.Dr. Victor Perez is a professor of sociology at the University of Delaware with specializations in environmental justice, health and illness, and the sociology of risk developed the survey with the help of community members over several months.

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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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