At approximately 8:00 ., a shooting occurred on the DSU campus during an annual university-sanctioned student Greek cook-out event. There were three victims who were injured in the shooting. They were all transported to Kent General Hospital in Dover and were reported to be in stable condition. The identities of the victims are unknown at this time. The student residential population was directed to stay in their residential halls. Non-DSU individuals were directed off-campus. No arrest(s) had been made as of 11:00 . on April 18. DSU campus police were the lead agency investigating the incident. The Dover Police Department, Delaware State Police and other agencies provided assistance.
Oct. 13, 2017--Each year, thousands of University of Delaware donors give money for scholarships, awards, programs, facilities and countless other areas that help Blue Hens advance their educations. For these students, personally thanking those who support their UD experience is meaningful. On Sept. 27, more than 500 students attended Gratitude Gala and thoughtfully crafted messages of appreciation to the alumni, friends, parents, faculty and staff who help make their UD experience possible. Richard Egan, a senior in the College of Engineering and recipient of the Schipper Undergraduate Chemical Engineering Scholarship wrote to his scholarship donor Dr. Paul H. Schipper.