Festive dedication

New Caesar Rodney Complex enhances first-year experience for UD students


National Agenda: Telling the story

Grassroots participation, social media key to Black Lives Matter movement


From genes to drugs

Bioinformatics research underpins development of precision medicine


Biochar to the rescue

Environmental engineering faculty study novel approach to stormwater management

Campus Stories

Diversity commitment

UD's College of Arts and Sciences is commiting $1 million on a recurring basis to develop new programs to expand diversity.

Defining and defending the cyber-landscape

Established at the University of Delaware in 2014, the Cybersecurity Initiative is addressing a billion-dollar problem through new education programs, workforce training, and support for scholarly research.

Research Stories

Video games and body image

A University of Delaware researcher has surveyed video game players about their views of characters with unrealistic bodies.

Research symposium

Twenty-eight UD students competed at a recent Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, with nine receiving first-place awards and six receiving second-place awards.

Global Stories

Fashion education

A presentation at an international conference on fashion education held in Milan highlighted UD programs in which students work with industry.

Oct. 5: China Town Hall

The Confucius Institute at the University of Delaware will be among organizations nationwide hosting the ninth annual China Town Hall on Monday evening, Oct. 5.

People Stories

Taste of Newark

This year's Taste of Newark food and wine festival included dozens of Newark restaurants and a celebrity chef demonstration featuring local Delaware ingredients.

Nov. 12: Conversations and Connections

An upcoming alumni event at NPR's headquarters in Washington, D.C., will explore the 'New World of Digital Politics.'

Honors Stories

Communication honor

John Courtright has received the 2015 Distinguished Research Fellow Award from the Eastern Communication Association.

Engineering honors

Suresh Advani, the George W. Laird Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Delaware, has received the 2015 American Society for Composites Outstanding Research Award.

FYI Stories

Study abroad proposals

UD faculty interested in leading a study abroad program during Winter Session 2017 are encouraged to submit program proposals to the Institute for Global Studies by Dec. 1.

For health care providers, administrators

The first Telehealth in Delaware Conference will be held Tuesday, Oct. 20, at UD, bringing together state, regional and national experts to discuss the challenges and opportunities for telehealth initiatives in Delaware and the region.

Sports Stories

Hen recognized

University of Delaware football running back Thomas Jefferson won regional and national honors after rushing for 163 yards and scoring two touchdowns in the loss to North Carolina.

Blue Hens No. 13

The University of Delaware is ranked No. 13 in this week's National Field Hockey Coaches Association Division I poll.
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UD coastal scientist receives $1 million federal grant to study undetonated explosives on beaches

WDDE-FM, Sept. 28, 2015

Jack Puleo, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering at the University of Delaware, has received a grant from the Department of Defense to study undetonated munitions on beaches.

Changing American families

News Journal, Sept. 26, 2015

Bahira Sherif Trask, professor and chair of the Department of Human Development and Family Studies at the University of Delaware, discusses families and the rapid transformations that have been seen in recent years.

Here's the reason you're such a klutz

Her Magazine, Sept. 21, 2015

Charles (Buz) Swanik, associate professor of the Department of Kinesiology and Applied Physiology at the University of Delaware, is quoted in an article discussing a study he is leading about why some people are more accident-prone than others.


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