AAAS Fellow

College of Engineering's Ogunnaike recognized for advancing science


Giving thanks globally

International community celebrates traditional Thanksgiving feast


'Race in America'

Former police officer Redditt Hudson urges criminal justice system reforms


UD's next president

UD Trustees elect Dennis Assanis of Stony Brook University as next president

Campus Stories

Gathering space

Students in a CANR landscape construction materials class recently helped colleagues from the English Language Institute construct a set of benches for the Community Garden.

SOE colloquium

Tony Allen, who chairs the Wilmington Education Advisory Committee and the Wilmington Education Improvement Commission, discussed "Strengthening Wilmington Education: An Action Agenda" at a University of Delaware School of Education colloquium presentation held Nov. 18.

Research Stories

Reducing relics of war

A team of researchers in UD's Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering have received a $1.75 million grant to measure and predict the rate at which munitions constituents degrade.

Peering into cell structures where neurodiseases emerge

A University of Delaware research team led by Tatyana Polenova and colleagues from the Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope have revealed for the first time, atom by atom, the structure of a protein bound to a microtubule.

Global Stories

Arctic partnership

The University of Delaware has signed a new partnership agreement with the Norwegian University of Science and Technology.

Studies in Seoul

A team from the University of Delaware School of Public Policy and Administration spent a mid-October week in Seoul, South Korea, learning firsthand about the challenges and successes of building and managing that city of 10 million people.

People Stories

Farm 'perfect fit'

Becca Manning, a graduate of UD's College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, has taken interests developed in Chile to become farm manager at Delaware Greenways' Historic Penn Farm in New Castle.

New assignment

Scott R. Douglass, executive vice president and treasurer at UD, has been named vice chancellor for finance and administration at North Carolina State University, effective Jan. 11.

Honors Stories

Honorary professorship

The Institute of Soil Science, a division of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, has appointed Don Sparks of UD as an honorary professor.

Projects cited

Five construction projects on the University of Delaware campus received special recognition for their construction firms during the annual meeting of the Delaware Contractors Association.

FYI Stories

Social media

UD Social Media is now accepting applications from students interested in joining the Social Media Ambassador program for the spring semester.

Dec. 4: First Friday Roundtable

The First Friday Roundtable series at the University of Delaware will hold its December session on Friday, Dec. 4.

Sports Stories

Top rookie

University of Delaware freshman Nicole Enabosi has been named the Colonial Athletic Association women's basketball rookie of the week.

CAA volleyball honors

The Colonial Athletic Association has recognized two University of Delaware volleyball players, with Ariel Shonk named third team All-CAA and Alexa Swann named CAA All-Academic.
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Food labels: Definition of natural and organic

Live Science, Nov. 30, 2015

Kent Messer, Unidel Howard Cosgrove Career Development Chair for the Environment in the University of Delaware's College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, said the definition for natural foods tends to be much looser than that for organic.

Preschoolers in daycare need more outdoor time

Reuters, Nov. 27, 2015

While preschoolers need more outdoor time, expanding access to physical activity isn't one size fits all, said Laura Lessard, assistant professor in the University of Delaware's Department of Behavioral Health and Nutrition.

Saturday Night Live and the politics of humor

Los Angeles Post Examiner, Nov. 27, 2015

"Humor provides us with a shared sense of meaning surrounding large events," said Dannagal G. Young, associate professor in the Department of Communication at the University of Delaware.


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