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A double perspective
Crime novelist Qiu Xiaolong spoke at the University of Delaware about the dual Chinese and American perspectives in his work.
For the Record, March 27, 2015
For the Record provides information about recent professional activities of University of Delaware faculty, staff, students and alumni.
Ebola diagnostics
The FDA has fast-tracked emergency use authorization for an Ebola test developed by Cepheid, a leading molecular diagnostics company co-founded by UD alumnus Thomas Gutshall.
Veterans to ride
For the second year in a row, members of the University of Delaware Blue Hen Veterans organization will take part in the two-day, 110-mile Face of America ride.
AEA deadline April 15
University of Delaware legacy students are reminded that the deadline to apply for an Alumni Enrichment Award is Wednesday, April 15.
Empowering women worldwide
Author Betsy Teutsch visited UD to discuss her book "100 Under $100," entrepreneurship and women's empowerment.
Delmarva Collection
The University of Delaware has announced that alumnus Ronald M. Finch, of the Class of 1956, has plans to gift his unique Delmarva Collection and a substantial endowment to the Morris Library.
UDance record
The UDance student philanthropy announced during its annual dance marathon on Sunday that it has raised a record-breaking $1.28 million in donations to fight childhood cancer.
New appointment
Nancy Brickhouse, deputy provost for academic affairs at UD, has been named provost at Saint Louis University in Missouri. She will assume her post as SLU's chief academic officer on July 1.
Sports statistics
UD student Marc Rothman has applied his interests in sports and statistics to produce valuable analytics for campus teams.
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Two-minute sideline test could be best way to ID concussions

NBC Nightly News, March 28, 2015

The University of Delaware, which is part of a nationwide study, was featured in a segment on concussions.

Report: Diversity of New England plant life threatened

Associated Press, March 26, 2015

Douglas Tallamy, professor of entomology and wildlife ecology, is quoted in an article about threats to the diversity of plant life in New England. "We have come to see plants simply as decorations and we just want to have pretty landscapes, but in doing that we have forgotten all the ecological roles that they play," he said.

Political ads overwhelm news on local TV

USA Today, March 19, 2015

Danilo Yanich, associate professor of public policy and administration, is quoted in a column about overwhelming political advertising. "There's no way for a citizen to make his way through the bombardment and onslaught and make an informed decision," Yanich said.

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