UD in the News
Broadly - VICE | October 11, 2017
Piece quotes Jared Medina, Psychological and Brain Sciences, who estimates that mirror-touch synesthetes can affect between 1-2 percent of the population. He believes that the number may be higher.
Reuters | October 11, 2017
Article quotes Charles Elson, Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance. "This could echo what happened at DuPont, where within the year, the CEO was out and the things Trian called for were happening,” he said.
National Geographic Magazine Online | October 10, 2017
Article quotes Thomas Fernsler, Mathematics and Science Education Resource Center, who said the number 13 suffers because of its position after 12.
Technical.ly | October 10, 2017
Tech blog reports on the Oct. 17 event during with former Vice President Joe Biden will talk about political division in America with Ohio Gov. John Kasich.
National Geographic Magazine | October 10, 2017
Danielle Dixson, Marine Science and Policy, commented on the factors that can upset ocean chemistry for both sea anemones and clownfish. "Both bleaching and acidification are really stressful events separately."
The News Journal | October 10, 2017
Christiana Care Health System researchers are developing a new blood test that they believe will help curb the overdiagnosis and overtreatment of early stage breast cancer. Christiana researchers needed a sensitive way to look at a small number of cells. They teamed up with University of Delaware marine science professor Adam Marsh, who started the company Genome Profiling LLC.
WDDE-FM | October 10, 2017
University of Delaware researchers have developed a protective material for spacesuits that solves a problem astronauts face.They’ve been awarded a $750,000 grant to create and test a fluid-like material to help shield astronauts from destructive objects hurling through space.
Dayton Daily News | October 08, 2017
Ohio newspaper reports on the Oct. 17 event, during which the two statesmen will discuss bridging the rancor that grips Washington, D.C.
The New York Times | October 08, 2017
“This is different from the normal activist slate, which is seeking to replace much of the board or the C.E.O.,’’ said Charles Elson, Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance.
The News Journal | October 06, 2017
Jennifer Trivedi, from UD's Disaster Research Center, writes that the cultural and social bonds formed through sports may influence perceptions about emergency management, distribution of aid and rebuilding efforts.
Winston-Salem Journal | October 06, 2017
“If every home increased the percentage of natives, we would be well on our way to enhancing local ecosystem function, rather than degrading it,” said Doug Tallamy, Entomology and Wildlife Ecology.
Newark Post | October 06, 2017
Local paper profiles UD's Lab School's nature-based preschool, which takes place entirely outside with the goal of connecting students with nature and encouraging "healthy risk taking."
WDDE-FM | October 06, 2017
Article quotes Lindsay Hoffman, Communication. "Many Americans don’t necessarily understand the religion, or don’t necessarily know anyone personally who is Muslim."
NPR/National Public Radio | October 06, 2017
Jeffrey Buler, Entomology and Wildlife Ecology, is interviewed and discussed the effect of light on migrating birds.
The Atlantic | October 05, 2017
Maria has many elements of a “catastrophic event,” and not just a disaster, says Tricia Wachtendorf, a professor of sociology at the University of Delaware who studies disaster relief.
USA Today | October 05, 2017
Tricia Wachtendorf, director of the University of Delaware’s Disaster Research Center, says “research shows that people are more likely to give if they are in close physical proximity to the event,” which may be one reason why Maria donations are down.
Newsweek | October 05, 2017
Archaeologists working on Egypt’s Red Sea coast have discovered a pet cemetery nearly two millennia old containing the skeletons of 100 domestic pets including cats, dogs and monkeys. The dig is headed by Steven Sidebotham, anthropology.
The Baltimore Sun | October 05, 2017
Article details findings by UD scientists on the effects of acidification in the Chesapeake Bay.
Financial Times | October 05, 2017
Charles Elson, Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance, questioned why Oracle had resisted its shareholders over the matter.
CNN Online | October 04, 2017
Commentary on centrist ideals notes that Joe Biden and Ohio Governor John Kasich will speak together at UD and includes a link to a September post on the Biden Institute blog.
The Hill | October 04, 2017
Article mentions Oct. 17 event in which the statesmen will meet at Mitchell Hall.
The News Journal | October 04, 2017
Article mentions that the new division recently hired the UD's Institute for Public Administration to help with its mission.
Newsworks | October 03, 2017
Dannagal Young, Communication, is interviewed and says we should reserve making that distinction until a clearer motive is known.
Cape Gazette Online | October 03, 2017
Article looks at research by Jonathan Cohen, Delaware Sea Grant, who is studying microplastics in the Delaware Bay.
Daily Mail | October 03, 2017
Article mentions V2G technology invented at UD.