Honors Stories

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.
CAS celebration
The College of Arts and Sciences honored achievements of alumni, faculty and students at its annual spring celebration.
YoUDee honorees
The University Student Centers hosted the 13th annual YoUDee Leadership Awards on May 14, recognizing outstanding efforts on campus.
2015 Plastino Scholars
The University of Delaware recently hosted the annual dinner celebrating its Plastino Scholars, honoring students from the 2014 and 2015 cohorts.
Elliott honored
Dawn Elliott has won the Van C. Mow Medal from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and the Outstanding Achievement in Mentoring Award from the Orthopedic Research Society.
Alison Award
Cecil Dybowski, professor of chemistry and biochemistry, has received the 2015 Francis Alison Faculty Award, the University of Delaware's highest competitive faculty honor.
Educator of Year
The Delaware BioScience Association has honored UD's Hal White as its Educator of the Year in higher education.
2015 Torch Award
The University of Delaware Women's Caucus has named Barbara Settles the 2015 Torch Award recipient for her efforts to achieve equality and improve the quality of employment for women at UD.
Outstanding adviser
UD's Jamie Sutherland, assistant professor of mathematical sciences, has received a national award for outstanding academic advising.
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.
Unexplored roads
Keely Heintz, a doctoral student in biomedical engineering at the University of Delaware, has been selected to receive the 2015 George W. Laird Merit Fellowship.
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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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