As the unknown of the COVID-19 virus loomed on the university’s campus in early 2020, the metal silverware in the dining halls served its final meals. In recent years, with COVID-19, the demand for single-use plastics has increased as people work to use items that lessen the spread of the coronavirus. Despite concern from university students and faculty, Dining Services still has not halted its use of single-use plastic utensils as the fall semester draws closer.
In a recent email, Louis Rossi, dean of the Graduate College, referred to Delaware as a "micro-state." Staff Reporter Shriya Tandon discusses with Rossi what it means to be a "micro-state," and what potential benefits the nature of Delaware yields for the university and the Graduate College.
Since the 2021 fall semester, the Wilmington Associate In Arts Program has been having classes in the Community Education Building. Before the year of online learning, classes were held at the Delaware Tech campus and the University of Delaware Downtown Center.