People Stories

Ethnobotany
UD College of Agriculture and Natural Resources alumnus Michael Balick will return to campus Monday, May 5, for a presentation on "Ancient Wisdom and Modern Medicine: Plants, People and Cultures in the Tropical Rainforest."
Sports, race, culture
Through a class on sports, race and culture, UD's Ronald Whittington helps students become aware of bigotry during the era of segregation and Jim Crow laws.
UDARF talk
Joan DelFattore shared her experiences as a teacher, researcher and author during a University of Delaware Association of Retired Faculty program April 10.
Alumni activities
University of Delaware alumni are invited to the inaugural "Art and Science: Connections and Intersections" symposium April 25 on the relationships among arts, science and technology.
'Magical' event
The American Cancer Society Relay for Life at the University of Delaware, which is scheduled April 26-27 at Newark High School, holds special meaning for UD faculty member Andrea Everard.
Future health leaders
Students from 14 health-related clubs and fraternities at UD gathered for a Network and Leadership Dinner during National Public Health Week.
Student savers
U.S. Sen. Chris Coons visited students at Shortlidge Elementary Academy last week as part of Teach Children to Save Day, in which UD's Center for Economic Education and Entrepreneurship is a partner.
'Fast Girl'
UD alumna Ingrid Steffensen delivered a lecture, "This Is Your Brain at 135 Miles per Hour: Lessons in Learning from the Racetrack," as part of the President's Leadership Series on April 9.
'Poison Spring'
McKay Jenkins has co-authored a book giving an insider's account of pollution and the failures of federal regulators.
Blue Hen 5k
The sixth annual Blue Hen 5K Run/Walk will be held during University of Delaware's Alumni Weekend and will be both an individual and college competition.
NEH Summer Stipend
A UD historian received a competitive grant for her work on a book about drought and social progress in Brazil.
Bike for vets
UD's Blue Hen Veterans will participate in the Face of America bicycle trek later this month.
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How BentProp and undersea robots found long-lost WWII bombers

CNET, April 20, 2014

Mark Moline, director of the School of Marine Science and Policy in the College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment, is quoted discussing South Pacific research.

Beau Biden alters usual political path

The News Journal, April 19, 2014

Paul Brewer, professor of communication and acting director of the Center for Political Communication, is quoted discussing a UD poll.

Seasonal allergies a downside to pleasant springtime

Delaware State News, April 18, 2014

Sue Barton, Cooperative Extension specialist and associate professor of plant and soil sciences, discusses seasonal allergies.

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