Eco Tip

Since each gallon of gas your car burns releases almost 2 dozen pounds of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, strategize on the best way to cut down on driving.



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.

  • Oct. 20, 2014--The University of Delaware’s Donald Sparks has been selected as the 2015 medalist for the Geochemistry Division of the American Chemical Society (ACS), a congressionally chartered independent membership organization that represents professionals at all degree levels and in all fields of chemistry and sciences that involve chemistry.

  • Oct. 20, 2014--As a prelude to Campus Sustainability Day at the University of Delaware, the Delaware Environmental Institute’s student ambassadors will host a screening of the 2013 documentary film Plastic Paradise: The Great Pacific Garbage Patch at 8 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 21, in the ISE Lab atrium.

  • Oct. 20, 2014--The University of Delaware and the Vermont Law School, which have strengths in environmental studies, have announced an articulation agreement to smooth the transition for UD graduates seeking to enroll at Vermont Law.