University of Delaware

Honors Stories

Library recognition
The University of Delaware Library has announced that Hannah Lee, assistant librarian and program coordinator for the multimedia literacy program at the Student Multimedia Design Center, received the Delaware Library Association Citation for Academic Libraries during a ceremony May 6.
Outstanding student teachers
Ten students have received Outstanding Student Teacher awards for their work in middle school and high school classrooms.
Health Sciences awards
The University of Delaware College of Health Sciences honored faculty and staff award winners during its final all-college meeting of the academic year.
Parkman Prize
The University of Delaware's Christine Leigh Heyrman has won a top prize from the Society of American Historians for her book about the first American Protestant missionaries who traveled to the Middle East to reach out to Muslims in the 19th century.
Warren Award
Chris Cook, chief business officer for the College of Engineering, has been presented the University of Delaware's John Warren Excellence in Leadership and Service Award.
Recognizing service
Service, celebration, camaraderie and great food marked UD's annual Service Recognition Dinner, held Wednesday, May 11, in Clayton Hall.
Gold Circle Award
Marriott's Courtyard Newark-University of Delaware hotel has won a Marriott International Gold Circle Award for excellence in guest service and satisfaction.
Underdogs no more
A team from UD's Army ROTC program placed third among eight ROTC teams at the Sandhurst International Military Skills Competition.
Alison Award
Mary Dozier, internationally known for her work in the development of vulnerable young children who have experienced neglect or other adversity, has received the University of Delaware's Francis Alison Faculty Award.
YoUDee Award winners
The University Student Centers hosted the 14th annual YoUDee Leadership Awards ceremony in recognition of outstanding efforts on campus.
Rewarding excellence
The College of Education and Human Development has recognized four faculty members who have demonstrated superior commitment to their fields.
CAS celebration
The College of Arts and Sciences recognized outstanding alumni, faculty and students at its annual Celebrating Achievement and Success event.
All-Star AT
UD's Tom Kaminski, professor of kinesiology and applied physiology, received his field's most prestigious award and will be the keynote speaker at the National Athletic Trainers' Association conference.
Phi Kappa Phi ceremony
The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi held its annual initiation ceremony on May 6 in the Gore Recital Hall of the University of Delaware's Roselle Center for the Arts.
Mock Trial, real success
UD's student Mock Trial team achieved high scores in a selective competition among the 48 best teams in the nation.
WVUD award winners
Honoring outstanding members in an annual ceremony, WVUD has inducted three new members into its Hall of Fame.
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UD professor co-authors first report on NASA's huge 'magnetospheric' mission

Technical.ly Delaware, May 19, 2016

William Matthaeus and Michael Shay, both of the University of Delaware Department of Astronomy and Physics, are involved in a NASA project that gives a whole new meaning to "big data."

Sorry night owls, morning people are just healthier

Men's Journal, May 17, 2016

The article focuses on a study by Freda Patterson, assistant professor in the University of Delaware's Department of Behavioral Health and Nutrition, that says the timing of your nightly slumber may also influence your cardiovascular health, and night owls might want to think hard about changing their habits. “Someone who goes to bed later may have extended evening time that tends to be spent watching TV and eating unhealthy foods,” Patterson says.

The new superstar in town

Chicago Magazine, May 16, 2016

A profile of former UD basketball star Elena Delle Donne, now with the WNBA's Chicago Sky, says "she ranks, arguably, as the greatest female basketball player in the world."

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