People Stories

Success after adversity
Sports journalist Stephen A. Smith believes that learning to deal with adversity can be the key to career success and personal fulfillment.
Alumni activities
University of Delaware alumni are invited to a variety of fall family events, including cultural tours and a seasonal adventure.
Tyler Lecture
Lawrence Cunningham, University of Delaware alumnus and corporate authority, delivers a lecture on Warren Buffett and Berkshire-Hathaway.
Battles back home
David Finkel, author of the book "Thank You For Your Service," the UD First Year Common Reader selection, spoke with students during a campus visit Tuesday, Sept. 23.
'Students are the spark'
Students were encouraged to achieve great things through leadership roles at UD during the RSA/NRHH Inaugural Ball.
A floating spa
The East Coast Float Spa, recently opened by UD MBA student Matt Kay, is one of the only spas of its kind.
Eat right for life
Sharon Collison, a registered dietitian nutritionist and board-certified sports dietitian, is now providing nutrition counseling services in the Nurse Managed Health Center on UD's STAR Campus.
Robot designers
Ashley Pigford of the Department of Art faculty has given lectures and workshops on robotic drawing machines, design and typography.
Future intersections
DuPont's Gil Meyer told UD students to "always be looking to the future" during a Residence Life and Housing Change-Maker's Lunch on Sept. 12.
'Take the first step'
ABC broadcast journalist John Quinones of the hit program "What Would You Do?" spoke at UD as part of the Latino Heritage Month Extravaganza, telling students to hold fast to their dreams.
Choosing Wisely
UD's Tara Jo Manal co-chaired an American Physical Therapy Association panel of experts credited with identifying common treatments that physical therapists and patients should question.
Five named
The University of Delaware Library has announced the appointment of five graduate student assistantships in the 2014-15 academic year.
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State kicks off second Sea Level Rise Awareness Week

Delaware Newszap, Sept. 15, 2014

Jen Volk of University of Delaware Cooperative Extension is working with UD researchers to develop salt tolerant crops to help farmers who have fields near the Delaware coast.

Delaware gets positive time on national TV

The News Journal, Sept. 14, 2014

The University of Delaware's UDairy Creamery and Moo Crew student workers won the Best Sundae on Sunday competition and had their ice cream featured on the Food Network's series "Eating America."

UD research an important engine for 21st-century economy

The News Journal, Sept. 12, 2014

Charles Riordan, vice provost for research, wrote a Delaware Voices opinion piece highlighting the University of Delaware's many research successes and detailing how its entrepreneurial spirit will power it as an even stronger engine for the 21st-century economy.

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