Honors Stories

Aramark Scholars
Meet UD's 2014-15 Aramark Scholars, a group of top HRIM students who work as leaders in UD's student-run restaurant, Vita Nova.
Ockels wins award
Three Delaware high school students competed in the annual National BioGENEius Challenge, with Mikayla Ockels of Milton receiving the 2015 Practical Impact Award.
Sypherd Award
Colleen Terry, a recent doctoral graduate of the University of Delaware's College of Arts and Sciences, is the recipient of the 2015 Wilbur Owen Sypherd Prize in the Humanities.
Benton Awards
UD's College of Agriculture and Natural Resources has announced that the 2015 William J. Benton Graduate Student Award recipients are Sarah Markland and Melissa Savin.
Warren Award
Cindi Shenkle, senior assistant dean of undergraduate advisement services for the College of Arts and Sciences, has been presented the University's John Warren Excellence in Leadership and Service Award.
SMG champs
The Center for Economic Education and Entrepreneurship at the University of Delaware has honored winners of the spring 2015 Stock Market Game and InvestWrite competition.
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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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