UD in the News

Play to learn

Metro Kids, May 1, 2014

Roberta Golinkoff, Unidel H Rodney Sharp Professor in the School of Education, discussed the importance of play in learning.

UD president: Unionizing could end sports programs

NPR Here and Now, May 1, 2014

UD President Patrick Harker discussed the potential impacts of student-athlete unionization.

Museums struggle to protect art from public defacement

The News Journal, May 1, 2014

Janis Tomlinson, director of University Museums, briefly discussed the value of keeping security procedures private.

How BentProp and undersea robots found long-lost WWII bombers

CNET, April 20, 2014

Mark Moline, director of the School of Marine Science and Policy in the College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment, is quoted discussing South Pacific research.

Beau Biden alters usual political path

The News Journal, April 19, 2014

Paul Brewer, professor of communication and acting director of the Center for Political Communication, is quoted discussing a UD poll.

Judge: Bloom competitor may fight surcharge

News Journal, April 18, 2014

Charles Elson, director of the Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance, commented on a court case surrounding a utility surcharge.

Seasonal allergies a downside to pleasant springtime

Delaware State News, April 18, 2014

Sue Barton, Cooperative Extension specialist and associate professor of plant and soil sciences, discusses seasonal allergies.

A UD green chemist turns chicken feathers, soybeans into renewable building material

WHYY, April 17, 2014

Richard Wool, professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, discussed the renewable materials he and his students are creating at his UD lab.

Did You Know: Shakespeare turns 450, still hip

The News Journal, April 9, 2014

Kristen Poole, professor of English, discusses Shakespeare.

How should colleges address conflicts between academics, athletics and money?

PBS NewsHour, Tuesday, April 8, 2014

UD President Patrick Harker discussed the importance of education in a segment on conflicts between academics, athletics and money in Division I.

Activist investor objects to Hilltop offer for SWS

Dallas News, April 7, 2014

Charles Elson, director of the Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance, explains the difference between a shareholder proxy solicitation and a consent solicitation in relation to a buyout offer.

Extreme rain events on rise

The News Journal, April 7, 2014

Gerald J. Kauffman, director of the Water Resources Agency, discusses extreme weather.

Speakers call for a new mindset in media, schools, public life

News Journal, March 18, 2014

UD's STAR Campus is cited as an example of innovative work by Stephen Tang, CEO of Philadelphia's University City Science Center.

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