Eco Tip

Drive less, consider carpooling and combine trips whenever possible - start by eliminating one trip per week.

Welcome

The University of Delaware’s Environmental Portal is a central place for future and current students, faculty, staff and the public to connect to the many environmentally focused programs the University has to offer.

In the opening decade of the 21st century, the constraints imposed by a common planet have come to the forefront. The University of Delaware, with a strong history of environmental research and education, is positioned to help lead the way in developing technological, social, political, and cultural solutions to these challenges.

Here you will find connections to our top-notch academic programs for undergraduate and graduate students. You can also connect to environmental student clubs and organizations. If you are interested in the kinds of research taking place at UD, be sure to browse our Research and Centers pages. If you have questions or want additional information about what you discover here, click here to contact us.

  • April 6, 2015--The University of Delaware’s Earth Month celebration is the culmination of work by a diverse group of students, faculty and staff that helps draw attention to issues of environmental sustainability and environmental justice.

  • March 16, 2015--UD's Jennifer Biddle has co-authored an article detailing the important role methane seeps play in microbial biodiversity of the sea floor in the prestigious journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS).

  • March 11, 2015--Two University of Delaware seniors, Abby Kramer and Kerry Snyder, have been selected as Peace Corps volunteers for 2015.