Lerner’s centers are positioned at the intersection of applied research and experiential learning.

Through its research and experiential centers, Lerner blurs the lines between “university” and “real world,” giving students, top thinkers, corporate leaders and researchers an opportunity to collaborate and learn together.

Children attending a CEEE event.
CEEE provides financial lessons for students from kindergarten to college.

Horn Entrepreneurship serves as the creative engine for entrepreneurship education and advancement at UD.

Serving platters in the Vita Nova Restaurant.
HART designs executive and staff training programs as well as customized hospitality analytics (research and measurement) tools.

IFSA forms and informs the emerging field of financial services analytics through projects, research seminars and annual conferences that connect researchers and industry leaders.

The JPMorgan Chase Innovation Center fosters technology education and entrepreneurship through curriculum, internships and joint research projects.

A student and professor in the Marriott Center for Tourism & Hospitality.
In the Marriott Center for Tourism & Hospitality, students gain hands-on hotel management experience in the award-winning Courtyard by Marriott hotel and teaching facility.

The Geltzeiler Trading Center replicates the trading floors in investment banks, brokerage houses and hedge funds on Wall Street.

Vita Nova restaurant provides students a capstone experience in which to apply their theoretical knowledge in a hands-on evening dining operation.

The Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance is one of the longest-standing corporate governance centers in academia, and the first and only corporate governance center in the State of Delaware, the legal home for a majority of the nation’s public corporations.

The Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI) advances women leaders and gender equity in the workplace.