People Stories

Business environment
Recent UD graduate Radhika Samant always envisioned herself beginning her career in the environmental field but when she was offered a job to work at Thomson Reuters in New York City following Commencement, the opportunity was too good to pass up.
Hens in Dewey
University of Delaware Alumni in Dewey Beach, an event in its seventh year, will be held beginning at 2 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 8.
For the Record, July 24, 2015
For the Record provides information about recent professional activities of University of Delaware faculty, staff, students and alumni.
Raising Cain
Members of Delaware's Cain family have been tied to electrical engineering at the University of Delaware since the 1930s.
Enthusiastic educators
Jim Charkins worked with students in UD's Master of Arts in Economics and Entrepreneurship for Educators program to bring exciting and relevant economics lessons to their classrooms.
Off-campus rental rating
Jacob Jeifa, a UD entrepreneurship and technology innovation senior, has launched a new website called TenantU to provide students with important information in the search for housing.
Marshall selected
The University of Delaware Library and the Delaware Art Museum have announced that Nancy Rose Marshall has been selected as the 2015 Fellow in Pre-Raphaelite Studies.
Vet school tips
UD graduate Jessica Palmer, who recently completed her first year at the North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine, offers tips for students considering vet school.
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U.S. wind power on course to grow big

Here and Now, July 27, 2015

Jeremy Firestone of UD's School of Marine Science and Policy spoke about why wind power is on course to become one of the country's largest sources of energy, and where the U.S. stands compared with other countries.

'It's like going to Pluto and seeing McDonald's'

Science, July 23, 2015

Jennifer Biddle, assistant professor at UD, was quoted in an article about the surprisingly ordinary microorganisms found deep beneath the ocean floor. She said, "You'd expect microbes from this exotic environment to be unusual, and the discovery that they are similar to familiar microorganisms is 'disconcerting.' It's like going to Pluto and seeing McDonald's."

Wilmington, the city with too many charter schools

WHYY, July 22, 2015

A story about the heavy concentration of charter schools in the city of Wilmington quotes Dan Rich, University Professor of Public Policy.


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