Research Stories

Timely research
UD's College of Education and Human Development held its annual Steele Symposium, which is designed to promote research that improves lives and the community.
Fostering reading fundamentals
In order to help children read more complex texts, Sharon Walpole, professor in the University of Delaware School of Education and her colleague Mike McKenna of the University of Virginia have developed Bookworms, a free, open-access, elementary English Language Arts (ELA) curriculum with more than 1,100 lesson plans.
Celebrating research
More than 170 students put their research up for public scrutiny Friday in the University of Delaware's first Celebration of Undergraduate Engaged Scholarship.
A 'cosmic crush' on Pluto
The University of Delaware's Harry Shipman presented some of the latest findings about Pluto from NASA's New Horizons mission as he delivered the Harcourt C. Vernon Lecture at UD.
Goose camp
Chris Williams leads a UD research team that is studying the Atlantic brant goose in Canada's Hudson Bay region.
Franklin laureate honored
University of Delaware alumnus Brian Atwater, recipient of the Franklin Institute's 2016 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Earth and Environmental Science, was honored during a symposium on the Newark campus.
National Lab Day in Delaware
The University of Delaware will host U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest J. Moniz and representatives from the Department of Energy's national laboratories at National Lab Day in Delaware, May 13, at UD's Clayton Hall Conference Center.
icon-fb icon-tw icon-yt icon-fs
Stroke of determination: Delaware rower hasn't let cystic fibrosis steer her off course

NCAA Champion magazine, Spring, 2016

University of Delaware senior Kate Sneddon, a coxswain on the rowing team, doesn't let her cystic fibrosis pull her away from her passions.

'Both/And' leadership

Harvard Business Review, April 20, 2016

Wendy K. Smith, associate professor of management at the University of Delaware, co-writes a piece calling for a new leadership model, one in which the goal is to maintain a dynamic equilibrium in the organization. Executives with this goal do not focus on being consistent; instead they purposefully and confidently embrace the paradoxes they confront.

The A-Rod effect: A team-building lesson from the Yankees

Business News Daily, April 19, 2016

Alex Rodriguez has won one World Series with the team in 12 seasons, but expectations were higher, says Kyle Emich, assistant professor of management at the University of Delaware. He used the A-Rod acquisition as an example of how new team members bring new ways of thinking and new ideas, and that organizations should consider how the addition will impact processes that have already been developed.

More

UDaily is produced by
Communications and Public Affairs

The Academy Building
105 East Main Street
University of Delaware
Newark, DE 19716 | USA
Phone: (302) 831-2792
email: publicaffairs@udel.edu
www.udel.edu/cpa