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First-year students, prospective students (and some of their parents) wonder and worry how they will handle the academic transition from high school to college. In a series of stories, UDaily speaks with University of Delaware professors who teach courses commonly taken by students during their first year on campus.
Three UD professors — Wendy Smith, Rodrigo Vargas and Yushan Yan — have been recognized as Highly Cited Researchers for 2021. These influencers have had significant impact on their peers and chosen fields, having published multiple papers ranking in the top 1% by citations over the past decade.
Rodrigo Vargas, Professor, Ecosystem Ecology and Environmental Change
Yushan Yan, Distinguished Professor of Engineering, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
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