Honors Stories

Environmental fellows
The Delaware Environmental Institute has announced new recipients of graduate fellowships designed to bridge science and society.
ELATE Fellow
Rachel Davidson, professor of civil and environmental engineering at the University of Delaware, is one of 31 women nationwide selected for the 2015-16 Executive Leadership in Academic Technology and Engineering program.
Dairy award
UD's Bridget Aylward was recently awarded first place for a presentation concerning her research on immunology in bovines in a regional graduate student competition.
State honor
Gabi Koury, a graduate of UD's College of Education and Human Development, has been named Delaware's School Psychologist of the Year.
Slip sliding away
David Burris, associate professor of mechanical engineering, has received the Burt L. Newkirk Award from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers for his contributions to cartilage tribology.
Nurse practitioner leadership
Susan Conaty-Buck of UD's School of Nursing is one of 12 individuals from across the nation selected by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners for its leadership program.
In honor of service
Steve Goodwin, associate professor of behavioral health and nutrition at UD, is a 2015 recipient of the American School Health Association's (ASHA) Distinguished Service Award.
Research award
Iva Obrusnikova, UD associate professor of behavioral health and nutrition, has been awarded the G. Lawrence Rarick Research Award by the National Consortium for Physical Education for Individuals with Disabilities in recognition of her contribution to the adapted physical activity literature.
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Large investor vote varied in DuPont proxy war

News Journal, Sept. 3, 2015

UD's Charles Elson, director of the John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance, is quoted in an article about stances taken by large investors in the DuPont proxy fight.

Breaking the ice: Obama seeks to cement climate change legacy

NBC News, Aug. 31, 2015

John Byrne, director of the Center for Energy and Environmental Policy at the University of Delaware, was quoted in a report on President Barack Obama and policies on climate change.

Scientists find a way to combat racial bias among little kids

Huffington Post, Aug. 29, 2015

Research on racial stereotypes in infants by Paul Quinn, professor of psychological and brain sciences at the University of Delaware, is highlighted.

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