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UD in the News

07/05/18
Charles Elson, Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance, said it's expected that companies are going to say that CEOs have left. But plenty is "left up to the company's discretion," he added.

Source: The Washington Post
07/05/18
Muqtedar Khan, Political Science and International Relations, writes that the candidate for Congress has awakened hope even for those who have become cynical because of the role of money in American politics.

Source: The News Journal
07/05/18
Business news outlet profiles Jake Hunt, a UD grad and former intern at UDairy creamery, which "sparked the entrepreneurial spirit and gave me that ice cream bug," Hunt says.

Source: Inc.com
07/02/18
Article quotes Lynn Okagaki, deputy provost for academic affairs. "Essentially, the way tuition had been set up, students could take 12 to 17 credits, which means, realistically, five three-credit courses."

Source: The News Journal
06/29/18
Article quotes Thomas Kaminski, Kinesiology and Applied Physiology, who said upper-body strength could even mitigate a major health concern among soccer players: brain injury from repeated headers.

Source: Scientific American
06/29/18
Article features an interview with Allan Zarembski, Civil and Environmental Engineering, who said the installation of positive train control doesn't have to be a lengthy process. "If you have every component ready to go, already designed, you know what you're doing, then maybe you might be able to do that in a one-to-two year frame."

Source: NBC10
06/29/18
Article quotes Jonathan S. Russ, History, who said Rodney "famously rode 80 miles toward Philadelphia, through a thunderstorm, entered into the convention and broke that deadlock, casting his vote in favor of Delaware declaring its independence from Great Britain with the other colonies."

Source: History.com
06/28/18
"I believed something had to be done and I'm happy the company is doing something," said Charles Elson, Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance.

Source: The Street
06/26/18
Muqtedar Khan, Political Science and International Relations, said the ruling came as a surprise. "For me, the most critical thing was the fact that the Supreme Court chose not to pay attention to President Trump's tweets ... in which he called it a Muslim ban," he said.

Source: News Journal
06/25/18
Article mentions a study co-authored by James Corbett, Marine Science and Policy, which found that since 2008, ship pollution exposure has contributed to more than 1.5 million premature deaths worldwide.

Source: Business Review - Online
06/25/18
Article quotes Bonnie Ram, from UD's Center for Carbon-Free Power Integration, who said Delaware missed out on an opportunity to invest in offshore wind ahead of other states. “And I think Delaware is a little cautious about how do they proceed and what are some of the investment requirements,” she said.

Source: WDDE-FM Online
06/25/18
Business publication profiles DEact, which makes drug disposal pouches and is based in a lab at the STAR Campus.

Source: Delaware Business Times
06/25/18
"Similar to the economy as a whole, there are a lot of jobs in the service sector," said Jim Butkiewicz, Economics.

Source: The Daily Times
06/25/18
Business publication features a Q&A with John Koh, a professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry and interim director of UD’s Delaware Biotechnology Institute.

Source: Delaware Business Times
06/25/18
Article quotes Imogene Cancellare, Entomology and Wildlife Ecology, who studies snow leopards and said she wasn’t surprised by the study’s findings.

Source: Earther
06/22/18
Charles Elson, Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance, said Brian Krzanich's departure is appropriate, particularly in the wake of the #MeToo movement. For CEOs, "you can't say the rules apply to everyone else but you," he said. "Fraternization is a petri dish which potentially leads to other problems -- including harassment."

Source: The Washington Post
06/22/18
Article analyzing the impact of Trump's border policy quotes Mary Dozier, Psychological and Brain Sciences, who led several studies tracking the experience of young children entering foster families. “Children often adapt to separations by looking as if they don’t need their parents upon reuniting," she said.

Source: The New York Times
06/22/18
Article quotes Kelvin Lee, director of the National Institute for Innovation in Manufacturing Biopharmaceuticals (NIIMBL). “Look at public health threats, especially flu vaccines and man-made threats,” he says. “How can we quickly respond, and have manufacturing technologies ready to meet these challenges?”

Source: Delaware Business Times
06/22/18
Business outlet also quoted Charles Elson in reference to the resignation of Brian Krzanich. "If you have a policy in place, for which other employees would face punishment if they violated it, I think [the CEO resigning] is the right thing to do."

Source: TheStreet
06/21/18
Piece quotes Christine Heyrman, History, who discussed significant figures in history who have received pardons, including leaders of major slave revolts or suspected conspiracies.

Source: TIME
06/21/18
UD's radio station features an interview with Morgan, who shared her vision for UD on the show "Campus Voices."

Source: WVUD-FM
06/21/18
Tech blog has a brief article on UD-bred solar tech startup SHIO.

Source: Technical.ly
06/21/18
“We’re trying to inspire people to see what it means to be a researcher,” says John Koh, interim director of the University of Delaware’s Biotechnology Institute.

Source: Delaware Business Times
06/20/18
Article mentions UD's role in the Career Pathways program, which connects students with industry leaders at our own events and at other industry gatherings so they can experience the potential career options available to them.

Source: Delaware Business Times
06/20/18
“Even though you would like, eventually, everyone to have a cable to their house, ultimately there are kids and businesses that really need access, and a wireless solution can do it,” said Troy Mix, from UD's Institute for Public Administration.

Source: The News Journal
06/20/18
Jake Bowman, Entomology and Wildlife Ecology, said that hunters and farmers have different views on whether or not there is a deer population problem. “If I was to walk in a room with a bunch of hunters, they’d say no,” Bowman said. “If I walk into a room with a bunch of soybean farmers, they’d say yes.”

Source: The News Journal
06/20/18
Article quotes Art Trembanis, Marine Science and Policy, who said coastal properties have been shielded from the true estimate of risk in the past because of federal flood insurance subsidies.

Source: WDDE-FM
06/19/18
Tech blog reports on selection of Jenni Buckley, Mechanical Engineering, to the American Society for Engineering Education list and mentions her efforts to attract funding for the Design Studio, a makerspace for engineering students..

Source: Technical.ly
06/18/18
Doug Tallamy, Entomology and Wildlife Ecology, discusses three hard truths about butterfly bush — and why gardeners should stop planting them at home.

Source: Good Housekeeping
06/18/18
“Some kids never recover,” said Mary Dozier, Psychological and Brain Sciences. “But I’ve been amazed at how well kids can do after institutionalization if they’re able to have responsive and nurturing care afterward.”

Source: The New York Times
06/18/18
McKay Jenkins, English, was one of the guests on a recent program to discuss what it means for food to be genetically modified, and whether we should care if it is.

Source: WNPR-FM
06/18/18
Piece co-written by Roberta Golinkoff, Education, looks at the impact of mobile devices on the very young children who are now using them in large numbers.

Source: Education Week
06/17/18
Article mentions research by UD and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, which deployed the first permanent buoy to measure carbon dioxide levels in Chesapeake Bay, the largest estuary in the eastern United States.

Source: National Geographic
06/15/18
Doug Tallamy, Entomology and Wildlife Ecology, gave a talk in Virginia Beach about growing native plants to sustain plants and animals that were once common in our landscapes.

Source: The Virginian-Pilot