UD in the News
NCAA Champion magazine, Spring, 2016
University of Delaware senior Kate Sneddon, a coxswain on the rowing team, doesn't let her cystic fibrosis pull her away from her passions.
News Journal, April 19, 2016
Yasser Payne, associate professor in the Department of Black American Studies at the University of Delaware, says he believes CityLab, which brings academics into undervalued neighborhoods, will provide an infrastructure that helps organize people in the community and gives them energy to connect to organizations and businesses that can help build ongoing redevelopment. "It's necessary. It's timely. It's almost incumbent upon the city and state to find a way to make this happen," he says.
Business News Daily, April 19, 2016
Alex Rodriguez has won one World Series with the team in 12 seasons, but expectations were higher, says Kyle Emich, assistant professor of management at the University of Delaware. He used the A-Rod acquisition as an example of how new team members bring new ways of thinking and new ideas, and that organizations should consider how the addition will impact processes that have already been developed.
Harvard Business Review, April 20, 2016
Wendy K. Smith, associate professor of management at the University of Delaware, co-writes a piece calling for a new leadership model, one in which the goal is to maintain a dynamic equilibrium in the organization. Executives with this goal do not focus on being consistent; instead they purposefully and confidently embrace the paradoxes they confront.
Reuters, April 12, 2016
Any resulting limits on fund managers could clash with a separate effort led by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in the early 1990s. "The idea was that you want to free up those conversations, since more conversations allow more accountability," said Charles Elson, director of the University of Delaware's John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance. "Anything that pushes things in a different direction is problematic."
Washington Post, April 12, 2016
Many believe that Kasich would be slinging mud as well if he was nipping at Donald Trump's heels. "This doesn't happen in a vacuum," said Dannagal Young, associate professor of communication at the University of Delaware. "When someone attacks you unfairly, at some point, there is a fine line between defending oneself and attacking another. If someone threw something your way, it's a natural inclination to say, 'P.S. look in the mirror. What about you?'"
El Pais, April 8, 2016
Sheldon Pollack, professor of law and legal studies at the University of Delaware, says that Delaware is a “domestic tax haven” but not an “international tax haven.”
Los Angeles Times, April 5, 2016
"Any time a natural successor is no longer in the running, it creates questions," said Charles Elson, director of the University of Delaware's John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance. "For the company, it throws some uncertainty into the mix."
NSF Science 360, March 31, 2016
The University of Delaware's GoBabyGo! program, aimed at providing mobility for children with disabilities to enhance educational exploration experiences, is featured.
News Journal, March 24, 2016
Population growth in northern Delaware, where a majority of Delawareans live, is fueled by jobs, said Edward Ratledge, director of the University of Delaware's Center for Applied Demography and Survey Research.
Delaware Today, April 2016 issue
"Delaware has done the best it can to associate with others who might help magnify the impact of its votes. But the reality is that they will be the least of the East in both parties," says Joe Pika, a presidential primary expert who is the James R. Soles Professor Emeritus of Political Science and International Relations.
Boston Globe Magazine, March 23, 2016
A new study by the University of Delaware determined that a 2,000-megawatt commitment by Massachusetts, together with advances in technology, could lower costs over the next decade and a half by as much as 55 percent.
News Journal, March 22, 2016
President Barack Obama's three-day visit is part of a larger signal to Latin America, whose political leaders see the trip as a potential turning point for U.S. foreign policy in the region, according to Julio Carrión, associate professor and chair of the Department of Political Science and International Relations at the University of Delaware.
Bloomberg News, March 22, 2016
There have been cases when an ousted corporate manager has refused to leave a board as well, but it doesn't happen very often, said Charles Elson, director of the University of Delaware's John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance.
Huffington Post, March 22, 2016
Muqtedar Khan, associate professor political science and international relations at the University of Delaware, writes that as hate mongers move to capture the moment to gain politically, people who care for a pluralist and harmonious world must unite and repel these advances.
The Street, March 22, 2016
The majority of children's movies are set in an idealized world where struggles are easy to overcome, said Kati Takacs Haynes, associate professor of management at the University of Delaware.
The New York Times, March 18, 2016
Findings by the University of Delaware's Douglas Tallamy are highlighted in an op-ed piece about the Bradford pear tree, once heralded but now widely despised.
News Journal, March 17, 2016
Srikanth Beldona and William Sullivan of the University of Delaware are quoted in an article about booming hotel construction in the state.
WDDE-FM, March 16, 2016
Co-director Matthew Doty calls UD's $30 million dollar nanofabrication lab the "machine shop of the 21st century," one that will enable much-needed advances in medical technologies.
Bloomberg News, March 15, 2016
The cost of building wind farms off the U.S. coast may decline as much as 55 percent within 13 years, letting developers offer clean power at rates competitive with market prices, according to a study released by the University of Delaware.
American Public Media Marketplace, March 14, 2016
Art Trembanis, associate professor in the University of Delaware's College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment, said the way officials address the public after extreme weather has become like a broken record. "There's often a quick response to say, 'hey we did it' ... But it's a bit like celebrating surviving the first round of a title fight with Mike Tyson."
Baltimore Sun, March 10, 2016
McKay Jenkins, professor of English at the University of Delaware, began researching his book "ContamiNation" after discovering a tumor that he believed to be linked to toxic chemical exposure.
Los Angeles Times, March 9, 2016
Erica Armstrong Dunbar, professor in the University of Delaware's College of Arts and Sciences, said, "People are interested in seeing black slavery through a different lens and a different voice. The current interest around racial and social justice are fueling these works."
Washington Post, March 4, 2016
In an article about humor in the 2016 campaign, Dannagal Young, associate professor of communication, said, "If your goal is to appear human, authentic and relatable, it makes sense to deploy self-deprecation as a tactic."
News Journal, March 3, 2016
Golden parachute payments to Dow and DuPont CEOs are discussed by Charles Elson, director of the University of Delaware's John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance.
Technical.ly, Feb. 25, 2016
University of Delaware seniors Nate Matherson and Matt Lenhard are developing a student loan refinancing website called LendEDU. They praised UD for its support.
Christian Science Monitor, Feb. 27, 2016
Work by Yushan Yan and University of Delaware researchers, who are working to replace expensive platinum catalysts used in fuel cells with less expensive materials, is highlighted.
The Conversation, Feb. 29, 2016
Thomas Leitch, professor of English at the University of Delaware, weighs in on the Academy Awards program, noting its successful attempt to speed things up.
Wall Street Journal, March 1, 2016
Sixth-grade teacher April Higgins, a graduate of the University of Delaware Center for Economic Education and Entrepreneurship's master of arts in economics and entrepreneurship for educators program, is featured in an article about economic education programs in the schools.
Chronicle of Higher Education, Feb. 21, 2016
Danielle L. Dixson, assistant professor in the University of Delaware's College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment, has written nine children's stories, nearly all of them based on scientific articles she has written. Scroll to the subhead Fish Tales.
News Journal, Feb. 23, 2016
"The negative trend is really the important thing here, and it is a very bad trend they are on," said James Butkiewicz, professor and chairperson of the Department of Economics at the University of Delaware.
Newsweek, Feb. 23, 2016
Danielle Haulsee, research assistant in the School of Marine Science and Policy at the University of Delaware, led a study that found tiger sharks to be rare among fish in how they associate with other sharks.
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