Eco Tip

Choose a refillable water bottle. Make use of Hydration Stations on campus for refilling your bottle.


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.

  • June 15, 2015--University of Delaware researchers have discovered a soil microbe that mobilizes an “iron shield” to block the uptake of toxic arsenic in rice.

  • June 15, 2015--Willett Kempton’s research group at the University of Delaware is one of five new technical teams selected nationwide to share in up to $6.5 million in funding from the Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) to address challenges in enabling the nation’s electric grid to handle increasing amounts of renewable energy.

  • June 2, 2015--University of Delaware doctoral student Danielle Haulsee is the lead author on a paper reporting the combined use of underwater robotics and acoustic telemetry to understand sand tiger shark habitat and migration in the Delaware coastal ocean.