Campus Stories

In students' shoes
Two Lerner College centers have created a new economics and entrepreneurship competition designed for middle school students.
The patient experience
The Patient Experience Academy is teaching a growing number of medical employees in Delaware how to use hospitality industry expertise to provide the best customer service to patients.
Educational value
The University of Delaware has been ranked No. 65 in Money magazine's new ranking of the best colleges and universities in the nation.
An education void
UD professors Henry May and Elizabeth Farley-Ripple have received a $5 million Institute of Education Sciences grant to examine if schools implement education research, and if not, why that is the case.
Blue crab trivia contest
A blue crab trivia contest is now open, with the winner earning a judging position at the Crab Cake Cook-Off to be held during the University of Delaware's annual Coast Day celebration on Oct. 4.
Rain Garden app
Delaware Sea Grant and local partners have adapted a popular Rain Garden app for the Mid-Atlantic region to help homeowners build their own rain gardens and improve Delaware water quality.
Title IX
Effective July 1, UD has adopted a revised sexual misconduct policy that applies to all members of the University community.
Office of Equity and Inclusion
UD's Office of Equity and Inclusion has named two staff members who will provide education, guidance and support to students, faculty and staff on the topic of sexual misconduct.
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U.S. wind power on course to grow big

Here and Now, July 27, 2015

Jeremy Firestone of UD's School of Marine Science and Policy spoke about why wind power is on course to become one of the country's largest sources of energy, and where the U.S. stands compared with other countries.

'It's like going to Pluto and seeing McDonald's'

Science, July 23, 2015

Jennifer Biddle, assistant professor at UD, was quoted in an article about the surprisingly ordinary microorganisms found deep beneath the ocean floor. She said, "You'd expect microbes from this exotic environment to be unusual, and the discovery that they are similar to familiar microorganisms is 'disconcerting.' It's like going to Pluto and seeing McDonald's."

Wilmington, the city with too many charter schools

WHYY, July 22, 2015

A story about the heavy concentration of charter schools in the city of Wilmington quotes Dan Rich, University Professor of Public Policy.


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