UD in the News
Bloomberg News Online | August 16, 2017
Article quotes Charles Elson, Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance. “CEO life has become politicized," he said.
Quartz | August 15, 2017
Sarah Beetham, Art History, discussed the style of the various Confederate citizen-solider statues around the United States.
The Philadelphia Inquirer | August 15, 2017
Newspaper's business reporter has an article on a state grant given to Prelude, a cancer drug "discovery-based biotech company' housed at the STAR Campus.
York Daily Record | August 15, 2017
Article mentions research by Douglas Tallamy, Entomology and Wildlife Ecology, which found that oak trees are host to a whopping 534 species of caterpillars.
CNBC Online | August 15, 2017
"When you take other people's money or public capital, the obligations change," said Charles Elson, Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance.
Delaware State News | August 14, 2017
UD astronomy professor Judith Provencal said you should partake in the unique viewing opportunity if only for a bit of perspective.
WDDE-FM | August 14, 2017
At University of Delaware’s Laboratory Preschool this summer, teachers took a hands-on approach to guiding children ages four through eight through the science of the brain.
CNN Online | August 14, 2017
Julie Hubbard, psychological and brain sciences, commented on a Finnish anti-bullying program that she is studying.
Newsworks | August 14, 2017
Charles Elson, Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance, said he was disappointed to hear Kenneth Frazier “take a political stand” because "a corporate leader’s responsibility is to the shareholders."
The News & Observer Online | August 11, 2017
Charles Elson, Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance, commented on the validity of a comprehensive review Wells Fargo is conducting.
The News Journal | August 11, 2017
Delaware State University's new provost, and former UD board member, Tony Allen argues higher education should be at the center of the state's policy decision making.
WPVI-TV Online | August 10, 2017
Some local toddlers will have an easier time getting around thanks to these new toy cars. The mobility devices, decorated with super hero stickers, will be given to two children who can't walk. They were built in part by local elementary school students during an engineering camp at the University of Delaware.
WDDE-FM Online | August 09, 2017
Navy shipwrecks, drones and autonomous underwater vehicles -- Those are some of the technologies University of Delaware's College of Earth, Ocean and Environment are working with. Sen. Tom Carper (D-Delaware) got to see some of them in action when he toured UD's robotics lab Tuesday. WMGD and the Cape Gazette also covered the visit.
Technical.ly | August 09, 2017
Last September, UD student Zachary Jones decided to start a personal project related to what he'd learned in UD's Horn Program in Entrepreneurship.
The News Journal | August 09, 2017
University of Delaware researchers have received a $6 million grant to study how viruses impact microorganisms critical to people's lives, ranging from the food they eat to the quality of their environment.
WHYY-FM | August 08, 2017
A University of Delaware study shows a significant decline in various species in Delaware. There are 78 percent fewer freshwater mussels; 20 percent fewer fish species; and 31 percent fewer reptiles and amphibians. In addition, 40 percent of all native plant species are threatened or exterminated and 41 percent of bird species that rely on forests are rare or absent.
WHYY-FM | August 08, 2017
Wilmington student Johnny Means is one of just 100 nationwide to win scholarship money from the Taco Bell Foundation. Means plans to use his scholarship at the University of Delaware where he's looking to major in Management Information Systems in the fall. The News Journal also ran a similar story.
The New York Times | August 08, 2017
Story mentions that UD's Resident Ensemble Players will stage a coproduction of “Twelfth Night,” with Brooklyn's Theater for a New Audience in May.
Associated Press | August 07, 2017
With fewer young people choosing careers in horticulture, Longwood Gardens is working to ensure it chronicles and preserves the expertise that goes into growing specialty plants for future generations. Three UD students are documenting the work by creating a video archive.
Technical.ly | August 07, 2017
Student-created app GeoSwap is partnering with businesses in both Wilmington and Newark to offer special deals available exclusively through the app.
Delaware Business Daily | August 07, 2017
A team that includes UD has received $6 million for research that could help lower the cost of several drugs that run into the thousands of dollars per treatment and fight some of the world’s most debilitating ailments.
WDDE-FM Online | August 04, 2017
John Gizis, a physics and astronomy professor at UD, says there is still something to look forward to in the First State, despite the fact that the August 21 eclipse will not be visible as a full eclipse here.
Delaware Business Times | August 04, 2017
“We knew this would be a site that would involve collaboration of academics with business and the community, and all of that driving innovation,” said Kathy Matt, dean, College of Health Sciences.
The Greenville Journal | August 03, 2017
Article mentions UD's role in an interdisciplinary research project - funded by a $6 million grant from the National Science Foundation - to study ways to lower the cost of drugs for various illnesses.
Newark Post | August 03, 2017
Article quotes Bill Sullivan, managing director of UD's Courtyard Marriott, on the impact that the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) will have on local tourism and the hospitality industry.