Global Stories

Hygiene access
Two UD students, Lindsay Yeager and Morgan Lehr, have partnered with the Dare Women's Foundation to employer women in Africa through access to feminine hygiene products.
Spotlight on scholars
University of Delaware scholars from around the world came together for the first time to showcase their innovative research for more than 100 members of the campus community.
'Mallets, Brass, Steel'
The UD Percussion Ensemble enjoyed a successful performance June 19 at the University of Trinidad and Tobago campus at the National Academy for the Performing Arts in Port of Spain.
NAFSA awards
Two members of the University of Delaware community were recently honored by NAFSA, the pre-eminent association for international educators, for their contributions toward campus internationalization.
Meet the fellows
Twenty-five young African leaders are preparing for the 2015 Mandela Washington Fellowship program at the University of Delaware.
New 'Explorer'
The University of Delaware's Jon Cox, who led a project documenting an indigenous people in Peru, has been named a "National Geographic Explorer."
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UD team hopes to combine solar, wind and fuel cells

The News Journal, June 29, 2015

A feasibility study on combining renewable energy sources to provide power is being led by UD's Babatunde A. Ogunnaike, dean of the College of Engineering, and Ajay Prasad, director of the Center for Fuel Cell Research.

Your lawn could improve (or pollute) our water

WHYY, June 19, 2015

Sue Barton, associate professor of plant and soil sciences, is quoted in a story about how a golf course-like lawn might not be the best choice for your property. "It just doesn't need to be the default vegetation in a landscape," she said.

The evolution of Birthzilla: Why women want a crowd in the delivery room

Philadelphia Magazine, June 17, 2015

Karen Rosenberg, professor of anthopology, is featured in an article about the evolution of human birth and birthing rituals. "The ability to have and transmit culture — kinship, ritual, language — is part of our adaptation," she said.

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