166th Commencement

Alumnus David DeWalt urges UD graduates to be alive to their dreams


New doctors in the house

UD doctoral grads receive regalia, diplomas in hooding ceremony


Transformational gift

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


New appointment

Douglas Zander named director of admissions at UD

Campus Stories

Commencement thoughts

Fixing their caps and carefully arranging their academic regalia before the processional march, University of Delaware graduates and faculty members shared their thoughts on what Commencement means to them.

Honorary degrees

Five distinguished individuals were recognized with honorary doctoral degrees during the University of Delaware's 166th Commencement.

Research Stories

Coral reef health

UD's Daniel (Tye) Pettay reports new evidence that Symbiodinium trenchii (S. trenchii), a stress-tolerant zooxanthellae alga found in coral communities across the Greater Caribbean, is actually an introduced species from the Indo-Pacific Ocean.

'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.

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.

With sympathy

UD President Patrick T. Harker has extended condolences to Vice President Joe Biden, Dr. Jill Biden and their family on the death of Beau Biden.

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.

Top student teachers

UD's Center for Secondary Teacher Education has honored 12 student teachers for excellence in their classrooms.

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.

Library announcement

The University of Delaware Library will participate in Alumni Weekend 2015 with several exhibitions on view on Friday and Saturday, June 5-6.

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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