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Friday, April 16, 2021


DMA Student Brings Holiday Hope to Her Southbridge Neighborhood

For some families in Wilmington’s Southbridge neighborhood -- an economically disadvantaged community -- the costs that come with Christmas can be difficult. But 16-year-old Jacqueline Means, who lives in Southbridge and attends the Delaware Military Academy, sees Christmas as an...

UD Grad Tragically Murdered in Tajikistan Remembered as Global Citizen

Life is short, the world is big, and youth and good health are fleeting. University of Delaware alumnus Jay Austin knew this better than most. At 29, he had already bicycled through Iceland, toured Europe by rail and driven his...

Tower Hill School Begins Celebration of 100 Years

The first day of school is always a day of anticipation, excitement and celebration, but at Wilmington’s Tower Hill School this week students were met with a special greeting. The entire student body – from “Tower Tots” to Seniors –...

UD Summer Entrepreneur Program Sizzles with Hot Ideas

This summer was anything but sleepy for a select group of University of Delaware students, who stayed put in Newark to brainstorm brilliant new business ideas they hope to make a reality before they even graduate. One of those ideas,...

UD, Mount Cuba Astronomers Benefit from New Global Collaboration

The sky for Delaware astronomers just got a lot darker and a lot wider. No astrophysical wonder caused this new status and no one has gone around turning off street lights and flood lights in the region. But a new partnership...

Driving a Culture of Innovation in Delaware

Innovation is more than just creating a new product, program or device. It’s a mindset that challenges conventional thinking. It’s an environment that celebrates fresh perspectives and transformative thinking. True innovation doesn’t occur in a vacuum, but by taking...

Delaware Technical School Students Shine at National Conference

Delaware high school students training in critical technical skills including architectural drafting, automotive service technology, aviation maintenance technology, carpentry, computer programming, cosmetology, heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration were recently recognized for excellence at a conference in Louisville, Kentucky. A...

Padua Students Celebrate Winning Year in Cyber Studies

Cyber experts come in all shapes and sizes…some donning the Catholic schoolgirl’s traditional plaid skirts. The young women of Padua Academy had a banner tech year in 2017-2018, taking home their fifth state title in the CyberPatriots competition, several...

Sydney Picasso Returns to Wilmington to Talk about the Master’s Influence

The daughter-in-law of famed Spanish painter Pablo Picasso paid a visit to the Pilot School in Wilmington today where she spoke to students about the joys and limitless possibilities of art. "Anything can be art today in the contemporary world....

Hollywood Writer and Sanford Grad Shares Life Lessons

When Shukree Tilghman attended Sanford School in the 1990s, he was “a solid B student” who certainly didn’t project that 20 years after his graduation he would be writing for one of the most popular shows on network television,...
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