UD in the News

State kicks off second Sea Level Rise Awareness Week

Delaware Newszap, Sept. 15, 2014

Jen Volk of University of Delaware Cooperative Extension is working with UD researchers to develop salt tolerant crops to help farmers who have fields near the Delaware coast.

Delaware gets positive time on national TV

The News Journal, Sept. 14, 2014

The University of Delaware's UDairy Creamery and Moo Crew student workers won the Best Sundae on Sunday competition and had their ice cream featured on the Food Network's series "Eating America."

UD research an important engine for 21st-century economy

The News Journal, Sept. 12, 2014

Charles Riordan, vice provost for research, wrote a Delaware Voices opinion piece highlighting the University of Delaware's many research successes and detailing how its entrepreneurial spirit will power it as an even stronger engine for the 21st-century economy.

UD professor to give TEDMED talk in DC

The News Journal, Sept. 10, 2014

Cole Galloway, UD professor of physical therapy, will be one of the over 70 experts speaking at the annual, global TEDMED health and medicine conference in Washington, D.C.

Aerial fitness not just for Cirque de Soleil performers

The News Journal, Sept. 9, 2014

Tara Manal, UD associate professor of physical therapy, was quoted in an article discussing the benefits of aerial work as part of a well-rounded fitness routine.

With new UD app, safety is in the palm of your hand

Newark Post, Sept. 5, 2014

In an effort to further ensure the safety of the University of Delaware's students, officials have instituted the LiveSafe app that allows students to communicate with the UD Police through audio, video, or text from their mobile phones.

6-year-old becomes honorary member of UD football team

WPVI Channel 6 News, Sept. 4, 2014

After battling a rare and aggressive non-Hodgkins Lymphoma, 6-year-old Danny Feltwell became the youngest member of the Blue Hens football team. He was able to join the team through the Andrew McDonough B+ Foundation, which holds annual fundraisers at UD.

Toy cars research in Leeds is in fast lane for success

Yorkshire (UK) Evening Post, Aug. 29, 2014

A research project in the U.K. is looking into the possibility of developing toy cars to aid children with disabilities after learning about the University of Delaware's “Go Baby Go!” research program.

Want to make more money? Ask for what's fair, not what you deserve

Forbes, Aug. 28, 2014

An article written by UD's Dustin Sleesman, assistant professor of business administration, focuses on the importance of fairness in how much people are willing to pay for a product or service.

Penguins and Antarctica and climate change, oh my!

Asbury Park (New Jersey) Press, Aug. 22, 2014

Matthew Oliver, associate professor in UD's School of Marine Science and Policy, and Josh Kohut of Rutgers led a weeklong workshop for the Project CONVERGE program. The program allows student to interact with Antarctic researchers through blogs, interactive online classroom sessions and video conference calls.

Comcast pursues college market with TV via computer

USA Today, Aug. 20, 2014

The University of Delaware is one of only seven colleges to which Comcast is offering digital cable to residents of university housing in an attempt to reach a younger target market, and also received mention in an Aug. 21 Wall Street Journal article on the topic.

Rehoboth brings charging stations to city lot

Delmarva Now, Aug. 19, 2014

As part of the University of Delaware's "Charging Up Delaware" program Willett Kempton, professor in the School of Marine Science and Policy and director of research in the Center for Carbon-Free Power Integration, and Kathy Harris, a graduate student in the College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment, attended two summer workshop meetings in order to bring car-charging stations to Rehoboth Beach.

UD expands ocean research

The News Journal, Aug. 19, 2014

The University of Delaware has expanded its College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment research program with the dedication of the new Robotic Discovery Laboratories in Lewes and the addition of a new research vessel, the R/V Joanne Daiber.

Researchers find way to track invisible, underwater oil

New Orleans Times-Picayune, Aug. 18, 2014

Researchers, including some from the University of Delaware, have discovered a way to detect unseen oil in water. This tool can help to further determine the ecological impacts of oil spills in the future.

The Ese'Eja: From a cotton thread in the sky to protectors of the Amazon

National Geographic, Aug. 15, 2014

The University of Delaware partnered with researchers from the Amazon Center for Environmental Education and the Ese'Eja to perform cultural mapping and provide educational materials.

Self-regulation: Just as important as learning your ABCs and 123s

Huffington Post, Aug. 14, 2014

Roberta M. Golinkoff, Unidel H. Rodney Sharp Professor in the University of Delaware's School of Education, co-authored an article on the importance of teaching children to regulate their emotions, thoughts and behaviors.

Why cleaning up the fashion industry is so messy

U.S. News and World Report, July 16, 2014

Marsha Dickson, Irma Ayers Professor of Fashion and Apparel Studies and department chair, was quoted in an article about the working conditions in factories in the apparel industry.

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