Honors Stories

Outstanding seniors
The University of Delaware Alumni Association has announced that Rebecca Jaeger and Jonathan Galarraga have been named the winners of the Warner and Taylor awards as outstanding graduating seniors.
Laird Fellow
Danielle Valcourt, a biomedical engineering doctoral student, has received the prestigious Laird Fellowship.
Composites honor
John W. Gillespie Jr. director of the University of Delaware Center for Composite Materials, has been selected to receive the Wayne W. Stinchcomb Memorial Award from the American Society for Testing and Materials.
Faculty honors
Eight members of the University of Delaware faculty have been recognized for outstanding work in teaching and advising, and three graduate teaching assistants have received awards for excellence in teaching.
SPPA professor honored
Harvey L. White, professor in the University of Delaware's School of Public Policy and Administration, has received the 2016 National Forum for Black Public Administrators Educator of the Year Award.
Wall of Fame
Four outstanding University of Delaware alumni will be recognized for their professional and public service at the Alumni Wall of Fame Induction Ceremony on Saturday, June 4.
Chemical engineering honors
Melissa Gordon, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of Delaware, has won an Excellence in Graduate Polymer Research Award from the American Chemical Society.
NSF Graduate Research Fellows
The National Science Foundation has named two University of Delaware undergraduate students and one alumnus to its list of 2016 Graduate Research Fellows, providing financial support for their continuing studies.
Diamond Challenge
The UD Horn Program's Youth Entrepreneurship Summit featured the final round of the Diamond Challenge, where teams of high school entrepreneurs won thousands to support their ideas.
Truman Scholar
University of Delaware junior Sarah Hartman has been named a 2016 Truman Scholar, one of 54 new scholars selected nationwide.
Distinguished lecturer
Rebecca Davis has been appointed to the Organization of American Historians Distinguished Lectureship program.
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Stroke of determination: Delaware rower hasn't let cystic fibrosis steer her off course

NCAA Champion magazine, Spring, 2016

University of Delaware senior Kate Sneddon, a coxswain on the rowing team, doesn't let her cystic fibrosis pull her away from her passions.

'Both/And' leadership

Harvard Business Review, April 20, 2016

Wendy K. Smith, associate professor of management at the University of Delaware, co-writes a piece calling for a new leadership model, one in which the goal is to maintain a dynamic equilibrium in the organization. Executives with this goal do not focus on being consistent; instead they purposefully and confidently embrace the paradoxes they confront.

The A-Rod effect: A team-building lesson from the Yankees

Business News Daily, April 19, 2016

Alex Rodriguez has won one World Series with the team in 12 seasons, but expectations were higher, says Kyle Emich, assistant professor of management at the University of Delaware. He used the A-Rod acquisition as an example of how new team members bring new ways of thinking and new ideas, and that organizations should consider how the addition will impact processes that have already been developed.

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