Category: Education

Michael Powell, an environmental scientist at the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, will be the featured speaker at two Delaware Resilience Summits. The free events will focus on flooding issues prevalent in Delaware, including how to protect your business, workplace or home against flooding. The summits are designed to help prepare businesses, nonprofits, state…

The Rotary Club of Wilmington is working in partnership with TEDx Wilmington for a separate TEDxSalon on July 21st. The event will advance the organization’s theme of Expanding Employment in Wilmington This 90-minute event will feature up to four distinguished speakers delivering a TEDx Talk on an idea Wilmington could consider for expanding employment opportunities.  Two…

NEWARK —  Funds donated by two alumni and a commitment of support from university leaders have helped the University of Delaware to launch the UD Partnership for Public Education. The new partnership is a multidisciplinary effort to mobilize the university’s research, educational and public service capacities to provide sustained assistance to Delaware schools with low-income…

By Christi Milligan Delaware’s private schools aren’t letting the ebb and flow of the state’s workforce chart their marketing efforts.  Instead, admissions personnel are highlighting the consistency of their brand through strategic marketing and social media efforts. And they’re relying on satisfied students and families to market the old fashioned way — word of mouth.…

A new publication of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia offers non-technical articles on the economy, monetary policy and economic conditions. The magazine, available at https://www.philadelphiafed.org/research-and-data/publications/economic-insights , currently includes articles on “Monetary Policy and the New Normal,” “Did Quantitative Easing Work?” and “How Dodd-Frank Affects Small Bank Costs.” It replaces Business Review, which was published…

Newark, Del. —  Funds donated by two alumni and a commitment of support from University leaders have helped the University of Delaware launch the UD Partnership for Public Education. The new partnership is a multidisciplinary effort to mobilize the University’s research, educational and public service capacities to provide sustained assistance to Delaware schools with low-income and…

The University of Delaware’s Alfred Lerner College of Business partnership with JPMorgan Chase to create the on-campus JPMorgan Chase Innovation Center has been nationally recognized. The facility provides on-campus jobs and research opportunities to train the future workforce. Last month, during the 2016 Deans Conference, AACSB International (AACSB), the global accrediting body and membership association…

College Ave Student Loans, the locally based next-generation student loan marketplace lender, announced it secured $20 million in financing from Comcast Ventures. Comcast Ventures is the venture capital affiliate of Comcast NBCUniversal. College Ave also secured funding thanks to participation from Fenway Summer Ventures (headed by former CFPB Deputy Director Raj Date), DW Partners, former SLM…