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'Resilience Engineering'
The University of Delaware's Nii Attoh-Okine recently published a new book with Cambridge University Press, "Resilience Engineering: Models and Analysis."
For the Record, May 27, 2016
For the Record provides information about recent professional activities of University of Delaware faculty, staff, students and alumni.
Weber joins SWIFT council
The SWIFT Institute, a leading global financial technology organization, has appointed Dean Bruce Weber of the Lerner College to its advisory council.
Newton joins Health Sciences
Franklin Newton will join the University of Delaware College of Health Sciences as executive director for administration, internal relations and operations.
Graduating RAs: Christiana Towers
With Commencement nearing, University of Delaware Residence Life and Housing is recognizing the graduating resident assistants who have made significant contributions to not only their complexes but also their staffs. Three RAs from Christiana Towers are cited.
Celebration of Philanthropy
Delaware Diamonds Society members were honored for their generous contributions to UD over the past year at the annual Celebration of Philanthropy event.
'Buddy Bison'
University of Delaware alumna Ilona Holland visited the Early Learning Center recently to read her new illustrated children's book, "Buddy Bison's Yellowstone Adventure."
Digital communication revolution
High-profile social media expert Sinan Aral presented his latest research findings at UD's sixth annual Gore Lecture.
UDARF meets
UD's Chris Lucier, vice president for enrollment management, shared his perspective on current admissions strategies and challenges during a luncheon meeting of the University of Delaware Association of Retired Faculty.
Targett honored
The CEOE Dean's Advisory Council has established the Nancy M. Targett Graduate Tuition Scholarship in recognition of the president's leadership and service.
Insect Carnival
The Entomology Club at the University of Delaware set up an Insect Carnival Extravaganza on Saturday, May 7, as part of UD's Fandemonium event.
Library thanks students
The University of Delaware Library thanked its many library student assistants at the Library Student Assistant Appreciation Reception.
Faculty promotions
The University of Delaware Board of Trustees approved faculty promotions at its spring meeting May 17. All are effective with the 2016-17 academic year.
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UD professor co-authors first report on NASA's huge 'magnetospheric' mission

Technical.ly Delaware, May 19, 2016

William Matthaeus and Michael Shay, both of the University of Delaware Department of Astronomy and Physics, are involved in a NASA project that gives a whole new meaning to "big data."

Sorry night owls, morning people are just healthier

Men's Journal, May 17, 2016

The article focuses on a study by Freda Patterson, assistant professor in the University of Delaware's Department of Behavioral Health and Nutrition, that says the timing of your nightly slumber may also influence your cardiovascular health, and night owls might want to think hard about changing their habits. “Someone who goes to bed later may have extended evening time that tends to be spent watching TV and eating unhealthy foods,” Patterson says.

The new superstar in town

Chicago Magazine, May 16, 2016

A profile of former UD basketball star Elena Delle Donne, now with the WNBA's Chicago Sky, says "she ranks, arguably, as the greatest female basketball player in the world."

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