Global Stories

Making Delaware home
UD's Office for International Students and Scholars has created a new student advisory committee to enhance the sense of belonging among the international community.
Sketching Brazil
Twelve students from the University of Delaware studied abroad in Brazil in January, exploring the landscapes and sketching the South American scenery.
Honoring partnership in China
University of Delaware administrators traveled to China to join a celebration marking the 95th anniversary of Xiamen University.
Semester in Italy
University of Delaware students spent a semester in Volterra, Italy, learning to appreciate the rich culture of Tuscany.
Service and scholarship in India
Led by Gitu Barua of the Department of English, UD study abroad students have been the beneficiaries of service and scholarship in the state of Assam in India.
International symposium
A new institute in Germany has invited material-culture scholars from UD to present research at a symposium on refugees.
HenMUN IV
The University of Delaware recently hosted HenMUN IV, a Model United Nations Conference that drew more than 500 participants from across the East Coast.
Cuba-bound
Through the support of the National Endowment for the Humanities, a University of Delaware delegation will visit Cuba to observe art conservation practices.
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Stroke of determination: Delaware rower hasn't let cystic fibrosis steer her off course

NCAA Champion magazine, Spring, 2016

University of Delaware senior Kate Sneddon, a coxswain on the rowing team, doesn't let her cystic fibrosis pull her away from her passions.

'Both/And' leadership

Harvard Business Review, April 20, 2016

Wendy K. Smith, associate professor of management at the University of Delaware, co-writes a piece calling for a new leadership model, one in which the goal is to maintain a dynamic equilibrium in the organization. Executives with this goal do not focus on being consistent; instead they purposefully and confidently embrace the paradoxes they confront.

The A-Rod effect: A team-building lesson from the Yankees

Business News Daily, April 19, 2016

Alex Rodriguez has won one World Series with the team in 12 seasons, but expectations were higher, says Kyle Emich, assistant professor of management at the University of Delaware. He used the A-Rod acquisition as an example of how new team members bring new ways of thinking and new ideas, and that organizations should consider how the addition will impact processes that have already been developed.

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