UD in the News
Associated Press, March 26, 2015
Douglas Tallamy, professor of entomology and wildlife ecology, is quoted in an article about threats to the diversity of plant life in New England. "We have come to see plants simply as decorations and we just want to have pretty landscapes, but in doing that we have forgotten all the ecological roles that they play," he said.
News Journal, March 19, 2015
Susan Strasser, Richards Professor Emerita of American History, is quoted in an article concerning the tradition of spring cleaning.
USA Today, March 19, 2015
Danilo Yanich, associate professor of public policy and administration, is quoted in a column about overwhelming political advertising. "There's no way for a citizen to make his way through the bombardment and onslaught and make an informed decision," Yanich said.
WHYY 'Radio Times,' March 18, 2015
Allan Zarembski, research professor and director of UD's Railroad Engineering and Safety Program, is featured in a segment on safety on the nation's freight and commuter railroad tracks.
The New York Times, March 16, 2015
Katherine Grier, professor of history and director of the museum studies program, is quoted in an article about centennial celebrations being planned at four American museums.
Boston Globe, March 12, 2015
UD's Thomas Fernsler, well known as "Dr. 13," is featured in an article on triskaidekaphobia. "This whole year is kind of weird for some people, but it's cool to me," he said.
USA Today, March 10, 2015
Many students at the University of Delaware joined The Review, the school newspaper, because they enjoy writing and hope to pursue a career in journalism. What they did not expect was to inherit a significant deficit. Like many other print editorials, UD's student newspaper is suffering from decreased advertising revenue.
News Journal, March 10, 2015
A review credits the University of Delaware's Resident Ensemble Players for a "magnificent production" of Sean O'Casey's Irish classic, “Juno and the Paycock.”
News Journal, March 9, 2015
State prison officials and state legislators have expressed concern about legislation that would reduce the use of solitary confinement. Benjamin Fleury-Steiner, UD associate professor of sociology and criminal justice, is in favor of the proposal, citing studies that detail the numerous adverse effects of solitary confinement and its frequent misuse on those with undiagnosed mental illnesses.
News Journal, March 9, 2015
Travis Pollen, a University of Delaware graduate student who was born missing a leg, has a personal training certification and is pursuing a master's degree in biomechanics.
WDDE, March 10, 2015
William Farquhar, chair of the Department of Kinesiology and Applied Physiology, was one of several authors of a review that was recently published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. In the review, Farquhar says that high levels of sodium intake, “can have adverse effects on various target organs, like the heart, the blood vessels, the kidney.”
News Journal, March 7, 2015
In an op-ed, UD's Leland Ware, the Louis L. Redding Chair for the Study of Law and Public Policy, explores how unconscious discrimination is hurting minority students at all age levels.
News Journal, March 4, 2015
Research on shear-thickening fluid by Norman Wagner of UD's Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering offers protection for members of the military and health care providers.
News Journal, March 3, 2015
Nancy Targett, dean of UD's College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment, spoke about the high stakes for the state as it adopts a Climate Change Framework.
WDEL, Feb. 18, 2015
The University of Delaware's Laboratory Preschool provided young students an opportunity to learn about the value of community through construction of a model of Main Street in Newark.
The New York Times, Feb. 16, 2015
Erica Armstrong Dunbar, associate professor and author of "A Fragile Freedom: African American Women and Emancipation in the Antebellum City," wrote an op-ed about George Washington as slaveholder.
News Journal, Feb. 16, 2015
Justin Coger, a doctoral graduate student in the field of economic education at the University of Delaware, writes about how economic development is key for improving the social mobility and wellbeing of African-Americans in Delaware.
Voice of America, Feb. 12, 2015
Research by Chandran Sabanayagam of the Delaware Biotechnology Institute at UD looks at the effects of zero gravity on worms.
News Journal, Feb. 12, 2015
University of Delaware professor Sue Snider will instruct agricultural entrepreneurs on how to safely produce and sell homemade foods at a Food Safety for Entrepreneurs program workshop later this month.
WDDE, Feb. 13, 2015
Since its inception in 2011, officials have discovered ways to improve the Career Pathways program. In an effort to optimize the program, the state is partnering with business organizations and higher education institutions, including the University of Delaware.
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- For the Record, March 27, 2015
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