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Janine Sherrier

Dare to be first

At the University of Delaware, discovery, invention and innovation matter. We’re thinking big. Mix human ingenuity, abundant resources and a location in a state known as an incubator of global, entrepreneurial R&D, and you have Idea Leadership ...
laboratory for a nation

Gulf spill response

Soon after the Deepwater Horizon spill occurred in the Gulf of Mexico, a group of public and private organizations — including the University of Delaware and the Delaware Biotechnology Institute (DBI) — came together to assist in the cleanup. ...
view from the pilothouse

The view from the pilothouse

What’s it like to be captain of UD’s 146-foot flagship, R/V Hugh R. Sharp? Capt. Bill Byam fills us in on this state-of-the-art floating laboratory, described by American Ship Review as one of the most advanced coastal research vessels in North America.   ...

Observatory explores
"critical zone"

Solving today’s environmental issues demands innovative applications of science, engineering and public policy. The Delaware Environmental Institute (DENIN), launched at UD in 2009, is bringing outstanding researchers together in interdisciplinary projects and fostering partnerships among government ...