UD has been ranked 47th in the nation for research and development. Photo courtesy of University of Delaware.

UD climbs 31 spots to No. 47 in U.S. college R&D

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

The University of Delaware is climbing the national rankings for best universities for research and development. The National Science Foundation recently released its Higher Education Research and Development Survey findings, which ranks the Blue Hens 47 out of 626 academic institutions across the country for non-medical school research and development expenditures. That caveat is because UD does not have a …

TownSquareLIVE Weekly Review – July 27, 2023

Sonja FreyHeadlines

This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Delaware farm grows pumpkins to help save Colorado business Frederica’s Brian Perry defies odds, becomes an Olympian Wilmington Children’s Chorus heads to Germany, Austria EDGE funding goes to 10 more Delaware startups State gives $6 million to groups helping with housing Click on the image below to view the PDF Sonja Frey

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UD celebrates topping off of Building X

Jarek RutzEducation, Headlines

Scattered rain didn’t stop the University of Delaware from raising the final beam into place for its $165 million new Building X Thursday evening. Imagined as a hub for science research and classes, the building is on track to be completed and open to the public in fall 2024. The ceremony ended up getting downsized because of rain and because …

A rendering of the Southeast view of Building X.

UD’s Building X aims to drive research, cutting-edge learning

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

Building X, the University of Delaware’s $165 million hub for science research and classes, is on track to be completed and open to the public in fall 2024.  Funding will come from university funds and the $41 million the university received through  the federal American Rescue Plan Act. Construction started in earnest in February when the school demolished the  McKinley …

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University of Delaware set to raise tuition 3% next year

Jarek RutzEducation, Headlines

  The University of Delaware Trustees said Thursday they will raise tuition rates 3% across the board for the 2022-23.  Full-time undergraduate students in the 2022-23 year can expect a $13,370 per semester tuition if they are a Delaware resident, and $35,890 per semester if they live out of state . The committee also announced a projected surplus of approximately …