CAMPUS

Transformational gift
http://www.udel.edu/udaily/2015/may/robertson-gift-052915.html

$3 million gift by Patricia and Charles Robertson, Jr. will fund named professorship in CEOE

PEOPLE

New appointment
http://www.udel.edu/udaily/2015/may/admissions-zander-052915.html

Douglas Zander named director of admissions at UD

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

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.

Practicing partnership

An interdisciplinary class at UD pushes students and faculty to expand skills in communication, collaboration and problem-solving.

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

Research in Nepal

A team from UD's Disaster Research Center is in Nepal to study sociological impacts of recent earthquakes.

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.

People Stories

Blue and Gold Professor

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

For the Record, May 29, 2015

For the Record provides information about recent professional activities of University of Delaware faculty, staff, students and alumni.

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.

Rowers honored

Six UD rowers have received Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association scholar athlete awards.
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The birds, the bees and gardening

WHYY Radio Times, May 29, 2015

Douglas Tallamy, professor of entomology and wildlife ecology and co-author of the book "The Living Landscape," offers suggestions for creating gardens and habitat that support biodiversity and native species.

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."

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