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Celebrating women's history month at UD

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Women's History Month Spotlight

Mae Riedy Carter

A grandmother, world traveler and women's rights icon, Carter forever shifted the paradigm of equality for female students and faculty during the course of her UD career.

Biden school celebration

Special events and policy discussions celebrating the naming of the Joseph R. Biden, Jr. School of Public Policy and Administration in honor of the former vice president culminated with a conversation between Biden and presidential historian Jon Meacham.

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Dawn Fallik
Faculty Spotlight

Dawn Fallik

Associate professor of journalism and panelist at 2019 South by Southwest conference

Dawn Fallik, who teaches journalism at UD, specializing in medical writing, will speak at the South by Southwest (SXSW) conference on Friday, March 8, in Austin, Texas. The topic of her panel discussion, “Generation Lonely: 10,000 Followers and No Friends,” has proved so popular that a second, encore session has been added to the schedule. “The panel will focus on why so many people feel lonely, the medical and mental consequences of being isolated and what we can do about it—and that's a different path for everyone,” says Fallik, who is writing a book about the causes, consequences and ways to address loneliness across generations.

At UD, Fallik is a co-organizer of the “Words for Nerds” seminar, which teaches STEM doctoral students how to communicate with the public across media platforms.


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Investing in the First State's future

small science, big impact

Imagine a world where cell phones and laptops can be charged in a matter of minutes. At UD, Professor Thomas H. Epps, III and his team have patented an idea to improve lithium battery performance.

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Professor of Business Administration


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Celebrating the achievements of UD women