Research Stories

CANR cuts ribbon
University and College of Agriculture and Natural Resources officials recently opened the new Center for Experimental and Applied Economics in Townsend Hall.
Centralizing resources
Delaware Sea Grant researchers have collaborated with federal and state agencies to develop central infrastructure for high water mark flood data.
RCR training
Training in the Responsible Conduct of Research will be offered Feb. 5 in the Trabant University Center. Topics will range from ethical considerations for performing research to financial management, laboratory safety and many others.
Temperature extremes
A study has found that spatial patterns of extreme temperature anomalies — readings well above or below the mean — are warming faster than the overall average.
Call for papers
A call for papers has been extended for the fifth Regional Undergraduate Student Research Conference to be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday, March 6, 2015, at Delaware State University.
Homeless children
UD faculty member Staci Perlman is working to help homeless children access services to support education and development.
Groundwater dating
A groundbreaking Nature Geoscience article co-authored by UD geochemist Neil Sturchio describes a new method to accurately date groundwater.
Coral genetics
UD senior Danielle Dodge studies the DNA of algae living in corals to learn how corals and their algae are affected by climate change.
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Reliving Newtown in a college classroom

The Chronicle of Higher Education, Dec. 11, 2014

In an op-ed, University of Delaware senior Emily Floros of Newtown, Connecticut, writes about her reaction to coverage of the shootings at Sandy Hook elementary school and classroom discussions about ethics in journalism.

UD students protest grand jury decisions in march down Main Street

Newark Post, Dec. 8, 2014

Chanting "Hands up, don't shoot" and "Black lives matter," protesters marched along Main Street on Saturday afternoon, expressing dissatisfaction with injustice nationally and locally. That was the third event that has taken place in Newark over the past two weeks, including a rally in front of UD's Memorial Hall and a "die-in" in the Trabant University Center.

UD's Harker: Dollars, value, globally warmed chickens

Cape Gazette, Dec. 5, 2014

At the global level, University of Delaware President Patrick Harker told members of the press in Lewes that UD, through engineering and environmental technologies, is helping to “bend the curve” to help ease the pressure on natural resources.

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