HONORS

NSF Career Award
http://www.udel.edu/udaily/2014/apr/nsf-poulakakis-042414.html

Poulakakis receives NSF award to develop planning strategies for animal-inspired robots

RESEARCH

Cybersecurity and stress
http://www.udel.edu/udaily/2014/apr/security-stress-042414.html

Can too much security be a bad thing?

RESEARCH

Bacteria fighting fabric
http://www.udel.edu/udaily/2014/apr/wastewater-fabric-041714.html

Gates Foundation funds civil engineering professor's novel wastewater treatment fabric

CAMPUS

New 'UD Messenger'
http://www.udel.edu/udaily/2014/apr/ud-messenger-041414.html

April issue of University of Delaware Messenger magazine now available online

Campus Stories

PT STAR

The physical therapy classrooms on the University of Delaware's STAR Campus are adding new dimensions to education for both teachers and learners.

Ice cream finalists

The five finalists have been chosen for the Alumni Weekend's Dela-bration Ice Cream Flavor contest, and members of the campus community get to decide which flavor is the cream of the crop by voting online.

Research Stories

Elusive leptin

A group of researchers from the University of Delaware and the Agricultural Research Organization in Israel has discovered and characterized the first genuine avian leptin gene.

Science fest

University of Delaware students will give visitors the opportunity to manipulate several different robots developed in UD research at the USA Science and Engineering Festival this weekend in Washington, D.C.

Global Stories

Hens in Paris

The inaugural spring break trip to Paris sponsored by UD's Institute for Global Studies brought together alumni, faculty, staff and friends for an unforgettable adventure.

Brazilian Spring

Adding to the colorful seasonal mix at UD is Brazilian Spring, a series of events co-sponsored by the Institute for Global Studies.

People Stories

Sports, race, culture

Through a class on sports, race and culture, UD's Ronald Whittington helps students become aware of bigotry during the era of segregation and Jim Crow laws.

Ethnobotany

UD College of Agriculture and Natural Resources alumnus Michael Balick will return to campus Monday, May 5, for a presentation on "Ancient Wisdom and Modern Medicine: Plants, People and Cultures in the Tropical Rainforest."

Honors Stories

Dissertation award

Limin Gao, a visiting doctoral student at the University of Delaware from 2007-10, received the 2013 Top 100 National Excellent Doctoral Dissertation Award in China.

Master Gardener awards

The University of Delaware Cooperative Extension New Castle County Master Gardeners celebrated their awards ceremony in early April, which also happens to be National Volunteer Recognition Month.

FYI Stories

First Friday

The last First Friday Faculty Roundtable of the academic year on May 2 includes an "unconference" on teaching topics and a reception.

Summer Faculty Institute

The University of Delaware 2014 Summer Faculty Institute will be held from June 2-6.

Sports Stories

CAA women's golf

The UD women's golf team tied for second and junior Amanda Terzian finished fourth in the Colonial Athletic Association championship tournament.

Track victory

Amira Idris won two events and Lindsay Prettyman broke her own school record in the 800 meters as the UD women's track and field team captured the James Madison Invitational.
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How BentProp and undersea robots found long-lost WWII bombers

CNET, April 20, 2014

Mark Moline, director of the School of Marine Science and Policy in the College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment, is quoted discussing South Pacific research.

Beau Biden alters usual political path

The News Journal, April 19, 2014

Paul Brewer, professor of communication and acting director of the Center for Political Communication, is quoted discussing a UD poll.

Seasonal allergies a downside to pleasant springtime

Delaware State News, April 18, 2014

Sue Barton, Cooperative Extension specialist and associate professor of plant and soil sciences, discusses seasonal allergies.

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