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  • Participants of study examining Wilmington's west side can earn up to $75

    The News Journal | June 22, 2017

    Volunteers of a study seeking to learn about the relationship between health, opportunity and physical violence on Wilmington's west side can make up to $75 for participating in an exam this weekend. Researchers with Christiana Care Hospital and the University of Delaware are seeking African-Americans, ages 16 to 44, who live on the west side of Wilmington. CBS3 also reported on the study.

  • Participants of study examining Wilmington's west side can earn up to $75

    The News Journal | June 22, 2017

    Volunteers of a study seeking to learn about the relationship between health, opportunity and physical violence on Wilmington's west side can make up to $75 for participating in an exam this weekend. Researchers with Christiana Care Hospital and the University of Delaware are seeking African-Americans, ages 16 to 44, who live on the west side of Wilmington. CBS3 also reported on the study.

  • Microscopic research from UD professor could have global impact

    WDDE-FM | June 21, 2017

    A University of Delaware researcher is working with the Department of Energy to better understand chemical reactions between liquids and solids. Neil Sturchio, geological sciences, is conducting research that could help efforts to capture carbon dioxide underground before it reaches the atmosphere and contributes to climate change.

  • Delaware Innovation Company to Watch: Delaware Technology Park

    Delaware Business Times Online | June 21, 2017

    Piece highlights Delaware Technology Park and its incubator on UD's STAR Campus. In the 25 years since it was founded, 100 companies have called the park home. They have directly or indirectly spurred the creation of 16,000 jobs.

  • War of the Words

    Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Online | June 21, 2017

    Opinion piece on the use of who versus whom on Twitter cites recommendations from Ben Yagoda, English.

  • Reviresco Run for veterans to make stop in Orlando

    WKMG (Orlando, FL) | June 21, 2017

    Cadets from the University of Delaware, current Army officers, and members of Reviresco are participating in the journey that runs 1,400 miles to Miami.

  • Will P&G block hedge fund's bid for board seats?

    The Cincinnati Enquirer | June 20, 2017

    Charles Elson, Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance, tells the paper that Trian Fund Management's Nelson Peltz "is upping the ante" with the move.

  • Five telling things Whole Foods CEO said about Amazon deal in an employee town hall

    The Washington Post | June 20, 2017

    Article quotes Charles Elson, Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance, who said companies don't file a transcript of employee meetings very often.

  • Teaching kids economics - with hip-hop

    WDEL-AM | June 20, 2017

    Station interviews high school teacher Greg Caskey about his Hiphoponomics curriculum and notes how important his degree from UD's Economics and Entrepreneurship for Educators program was in its development.

  • Toxic chemical report plays havoc with Chemours' stock

    The News Journal | June 20, 2017

    Article quotes Jim Butkiewicz, Economics. "It is hard to separate market volatility and Chemours' potential liability for their alleged release of this chemical," he said.

  • An Intergenerational Graduación

    The New York Times | June 20, 2017

    Article mentions that UD has joined a growing list of colleges by holding a “Lavender” ceremony for L.G.B.T. graduates.

  • In U.S., are Muslims the new Jews?

    The Philadelphia Inquirer | June 20, 2017

    Article quotes Muqtedar Khan, Political Science and International Relations, who said that, until now, Muslims have not faced the same hostilities in America that Jews once encountered.

  • The Best Ice Cream Shops in Each State

    Reader's Digest | June 19, 2017

    Publication selects UDairy Creamery as Delaware's representative on their list.

  • The iPhone Is 10 Years Old. Here’s the Story of Its Birth.

    The New York Times | June 19, 2017

    Article mentions UD alumnus Wayne Westerman and his development of specific multitouch technology that went into the iPhone.

  • Can Offshore Wind Power Revive U.S. Ports?

    Scientific American | June 19, 2017

    Piece mentions UD's study of Massachusetts' wind proposals, which predicted that costs could fall from 16.2 cents per kilowatt-hour in 2023 to 10.8 cents per kWh in 2029.

  • Proposal Puts Focus on Share Class Structure

    The Wall Street Journal | June 19, 2017

    Article quotes Charles Elson, Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance, who said he is in favor of the FTSE restricting companies with unequal voting rights in its indexes.

  • Op-ed: Fatherhood and the life-changing relationship it entails

    The News Journal | June 19, 2017

    Rob Palkovitz, Human Development and Family Studies, writes an editorial on the importance of fatherhood and the role dads play in their kids' lives and development.

  • Have you ever fainted? This is what was happening to your body.

    The Washington Post | June 17, 2017

    Newspaper includes a column by William Farquhar, Kinesiology and Applied Physiology, which was originally published on theconversation.com.

  • 4th annual Reviresco Run makes stop in Savannah

    WFXG-TV Online | June 17, 2017

    Georgia-based TV station reports on a visit by a group of runners from UD who were on their way from Ground Zero in New York to Miami.

  • Enlighten Me: UD scientists comb Delaware Bay for tiny bits of plastic

    WDDE-FM Online | June 16, 2017

    NPR affiliate based in Delaware reports on research led by Jonathan Cohen, Marine Biosciences, who is leading a team that is combing waterways to determine the effects of microplastics on sea life and the environment.

  • Reviresco runners stop in Petersburg on run from NYC to Miami

    The Progress-Index | June 16, 2017

    Small paper in Petersburg, W.V., has a story on a group of runners, most of whom are from UD, who stopped in the town on their way from Ground Zero in New York City to Miami.

  • Did the Jack Welch Model Sow Seeds of G.E.’s Decline?

    The New York Times | June 16, 2017

    Article quotes Charles Elson, Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance, who said he was surprised the board didn't act sooner to replace Jeffrey R. Immelt considering the company's horrible stock performance.

  • The U.S. hit a wind and solar power milestone in March

    Salon | June 15, 2017

    Article quotes Jeremy Firestone, Center for Carbon-free Power Integration, who said that 15 percent of all of the United States' electricity would come from wind and solar power “within the next few years.”

  • The Bell Tolls for 'Whom'

    The Wall Street Journal | June 15, 2017

    Piece quotes Ben Yagoda, English, who doesn’t insist on 100% compliance when using who vs. whom, especially for social media channels such as Twitter.

  • Kids swap wheelchairs for toy cars in innovative therapy program

    CNNMoney | June 14, 2017

    Cable network's financial channel reports on the success of UD's Go Baby Go program through the lense of a chapter at Oregon State University. Piece mentions Cole Galloway, Physical Therapy, as the founder of the program.