Honors Stories

Biotech understanding
Delaware BioGENEius Challenge winners were recognized during an event April 14 at the Delaware Biotechnology Institute.
Mechanical engineering gala
Hundreds gathered on April 10 for the Department of Mechanical Engineering's Career Celebration and Senior Appreciation event.
Service honored
The University of Delaware Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners in New Castle County celebrated service to the community during an awards ceremony in early April.
Nobel laureates honored
A ceremony on April 14 dedicated a new display in Brown Lab honoring the University of Delaware's Nobel laureates.
NASP scholarship
For the second year in a row, a graduate student has won the prestigious National Association of School Psychologist Education and Research Trust minority scholarship for graduate training in school psychology.
A cappella honors
The University of Delaware's Vocal Point, named one of the top three collegiate a cappella groups in the world at last year's International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella, advanced just short of the finals this year, taking home second place in the wild card round.
Cottrell Scholar Award
The University of Delaware's Catherine Leimkuhler Grimes, who combines a passion for bacterial cell wall research with a love of teaching, has won the Research Corporation for Science Advancement's Cottrell Scholar Award.
Research Day awards
UD's Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering held its annual Research Day on March 11, showcasing departmental research and alumni achievements.
'Diverse' citation
Margaret D. Stetz of the University of Delaware has been recognized by Diverse: Issues in Higher Education for "tackling some of higher education's toughest challenges and exhibiting extraordinary leadership skills."
Lifetime contribution
John A. Stevenson, associate librarian in the Multimedia Collections and Services Department, has been selected as the 2015 recipient of the James Bennett Childs Award by the American Library Association Government Documents Round Table.
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Two-minute sideline test could be best way to ID concussions

NBC Nightly News, March 28, 2015

The University of Delaware, which is part of a nationwide study, was featured in a segment on concussions.

Report: Diversity of New England plant life threatened

Associated Press, March 26, 2015

Douglas Tallamy, professor of entomology and wildlife ecology, is quoted in an article about threats to the diversity of plant life in New England. "We have come to see plants simply as decorations and we just want to have pretty landscapes, but in doing that we have forgotten all the ecological roles that they play," he said.

Political ads overwhelm news on local TV

USA Today, March 19, 2015

Danilo Yanich, associate professor of public policy and administration, is quoted in a column about overwhelming political advertising. "There's no way for a citizen to make his way through the bombardment and onslaught and make an informed decision," Yanich said.

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