Honors Stories

Top educator
UD's Suresh Advani has been named the Composites Educator of the Year by the Society of Plastics Engineers.
Musical recognition
Heidi Sarver, director of the UD Marching Band, was invited to make a presentation at a national conference.
Best-case scenario
Last week UD's Case Competition announced the winning team, which created exciting new strategies for Delaware nonprofit Cancer Care Connection.
Hen Hatch finalists
Six innovative startup ideas have been selected as finalists in the Horn Program's Hen Hatch competition.
Karl Boer Award
Greater efficiencies, lower costs and improved storage options make solar power critical for future generations, says Antonio Luque, recipient of the Karl W. Boer Solar Energy Medal of Merit.
DHLA honors
Two University of Delaware employees, Donna Laws and William Sullivan, have been honored by the Delaware Hotel and Lodging Association.
Land Ethics Award
University of Delaware professors Jules Bruck and Sue Barton have received the Land Ethics Award in the residential category from Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve for their work on a sustainable demonstration project.
YoUDee Awards nominations
Nominations are now open for the YoUDee Leadership Awards, with submissions accepted until 5 p.m., Friday, April 17.
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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.

Safety on our freight and commuter railroad tracks

WHYY 'Radio Times,' March 18, 2015

Allan Zarembski, research professor and director of UD's Railroad Engineering and Safety Program, is featured in a segment on safety on the nation's freight and commuter railroad tracks.

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