PEOPLE

CEOE change
http://www.udel.edu/udaily/2015/may/badiey-ceoe-052715.html

Mohsen Badiey named acting dean of College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment effective July 1

RESEARCH

Research award
http://www.udel.edu/udaily/2015/may/lung-development-052015.html

UD's Gleghorn wins ORAU award for study of lung development

HONORS

2015 Plastino Scholars
http://www.udel.edu/udaily/2015/may/plastino-scholars-052015.html

Annual dinner recognizes last year's Plastino Scholars, welcomes 2015 cohort

HONORS

Alison Award
http://www.udel.edu/udaily/2015/may/alison-award-051815.html

Cecil Dybowski receives UD's highest competitive faculty honor

Campus Stories

Commencement

UD will hold its 166th Commencement exercises beginning at 9 a.m., Saturday, May 30, in Delaware Stadium on the Newark campus.

Greenwatch records

The University of Delaware Library has announced a new research collection, the Greenwatch Institute records.

Research Stories

'Preforming' magic

Tsu-Wei Chou, Pierre S. du Pont Chair of Engineering at the University of Delaware, is part of an international team of researchers that is examining the feasibility of using additive manufacturing to produce 3D preforms.

Learning from leeches

In order to get a better grasp on the biodiversity of mammals in Sumatra, University of Delaware graduate student Sarah Weiskopf spent two weeks collecting leeches in Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park and conducting genetic analyses of their blood meals.

Global Stories

Delaware Diplomats

Fifty UD undergraduate students served this year in the new Delaware Diplomats program, engaging in the University's many global programs and earning study abroad scholarship funding.

Taiwan performances

UD Wind Ensemble students and faculty reflect on their performances and experiences in Taiwan.

People Stories

Blue and Gold Professor

Jean-Philippe Laurenceau has been appointed Blue and Gold Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences.

Protecting investors

Mark J. Flannery, director and chief economist of the Securities and Exchange Commission's Division of Economic and Risk Analysis, delivered the 25th annual Hutchinson Lecture at UD.

Honors Stories

Outstanding seniors

UD seniors Elizabeth Quartararo and Mark Rucci have been selected as the recipients of the Emalea Pusey Warner and Alexander J. Taylor Sr. awards.

Lifetime achievement award

UD's Roberta Golkinkoff has been presented the James McKeen Cattell Fellow Award, the highest honor conferred by the Association for Psychological Science.

FYI Stories

Alumni Weekend volunteers

The Office of Development and Alumni Relations is seeking the assistance of UD employees during Alumni Weekend, which will take place June 5-7.

Housing application changes

In order to manage the occupancy of University of Delaware housing so that all second-year students who wish to live on campus for 2016-17 have the greatest opportunity to do so, the housing application process for returning and upper-division students will change significantly beginning in September 2015.

Sports Stories

Academic honors

A total of 11 University of Delaware Athletics teams have been honored by the NCAA for the academic success of their student-athletes.

Lacrosse stars

Blue Hen women's lacrosse players Alex Zaugra, Caitlin McCartney and Kierstan Smith will compete in the IWLCA North-South Senior All-Star Game on June 6 in Radnor, Pennsylvania.
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Tracking sharks

The News Journal, May 20, 2015

Work by scientists at UD and Delaware State University is highlighted in the newspaper's "Did You Know" feature about sharks along the Delaware coast.

DuPont spent $15 million to keep Peltz off board

The News Journal, May 19, 2015

UD corporate governance expert Charles Elson was quoted in an article about the money spent by DuPont in a proxy fight with investor Nelson Peltz. "It is $15 million that would have gone to the bottom line," Elson said. "The shareholders pay for the dispute."

Train derailment

WHYY Radio Times, May 13, 2015

Allan Zarembski, director of UD's Railroad Engineering and Safety Program, was featured in a segment on the Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia. He also appeared on CNN.

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