Honors Stories

Professor of the Year
The University of Delaware's Beth Morling, professor of psychological and brain sciences, has received a national higher education award as the state's Professor of the Year.
Winning simulation
SimuTrach, a device that provides realistic training for the care of tracheostomy patients, has been selected as the first-place technology innovation winner by the 15th International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare Scientific Content Committee.
Boer Medal awarded
Antonio Luque, director of the Institute of Solar Energy at the Technical University of Madrid, Spain, will receive the Karl W. Boer Solar Energy Medal of Merit, established by the distinguished UD scientist.
Model UN honors
Two University of Delaware students, Laura Holt and Rose Sun, were named recipients of Outstanding Delegate awards at the University of Pennsylvania Model United Nations Conference held recently in Philadelphia.
Programming honors
The University of Delaware programming team participated in the annual ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest on Nov. 1, finishing 11th among 188 teams in the Mid-Atlantic regionals.
Siegfried Award
UD's Horn Program in Entrepreneurship has recognized Dan Sullivan, the founder of Strategic Coach, with the Siegfried Award for Entrepreneurial Leadership.
Pitch Your Path
UD students presented entrepreneurial pitches to a panel of alumni judges during a competition last week.
'Outstanding contributions'
The University of Delaware Library's M. Dina Giambi has received honors from the Association for Library Collections and Technical Services.
Buxbaum Scholars
Two graduate students and five undergraduates have been named Jeanne K. Buxbaum Scholars in the University of Delaware's School of Nursing for the 2014-15 academic year.
Head of the class
Megan Szabo, a middle school science teacher and UD alumna, has been named Delaware's 2015 Teacher of the Year.
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Five myths about Halloween

Washington Post, Oct. 27, 2014

Joel Best, professor of sociology at the University of Delaware, refutes many common myths about Halloween as the holiday approaches.

Poet laureate's job? Maybe it's leading horse to water

The News Journal, Oct. 25, 2014

Fleda Brown, University of Delaware professor emerita, discussed her time in the state as both an English professor and as the Delaware poet laureate.

UD's Lerner College offers doctorate in big data analysis

Delaware Business Daily, Oct. 24, 2014

The University of Delaware's new doctoral program in financial services analytics, under the direction of Bintong Chen, professor of business administration, will teach students to perform detailed research and analysis on “big data” in the business world.

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