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09/13/18
If Delaware's poverty rate is rising, it could be related to an increase in racial and economic diversity as more people migrate to the state, said Daniel Rich, Public Policy and Administration

Source: U.S. News
09/13/18
Article quotes Joe Trainor and Benigno Aguirre, professors affiliated with UD's Disaster Research Center.

Source: The Washington Post
09/12/18
Article mentions research led by Huantian Cao, Fashion and Apparel Studies. His team has developed a shoe that is essentially made of mushrooms.

Source: Live Science
09/12/18
“Some of the most common that have been studied involve their perceptions of risk, issuance of a mandatory evacuation order, [and] their financial ability to evacuate,” said Jennifer Horney, Disaster Research Center and Epidemiology.

Source: Brit + Co
09/12/18
Jennifer Horney, Disaster Research Center and Epidemiology, noted that what makes Florence so menacing in the multi-layered threat of "inland precipitation, subsidence," meaning land tilting into the sea, "storm surge, and sea level rise."

Source: The Weather Channel
09/11/18
Jennifer Horney, Disaster Research Center and Epidemiology, said the evacuation of New Orleans for Katrina was widely viewed as a debacle, it actually succeeded on many counts.

Source: Forbes
09/11/18
Jennifer Horney, Disaster Research Center and College of Health Sciences, commented on the upcoming preparations for the storm. Story ran in several NBC10 newscasts and on WDEL radio.

Source: NBC10
08/26/18
Article quotes Dannagal Young, Communication, who said the various political factions have differing views on bias and freedom of speech.

Source: AFP
08/28/18
Article spotlights research by Kate McGrew, a masters student in Wildlife Ecology. McGrew spent months raising and working with more than two dozen hatchlings from three different species, all to determine what they hear underwater.

Source: New York Times
08/24/18
"The board is going to be seriously tested,” said Charles Elson, Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance. “You can’t go through all of this drama and then say ‘never mind.’"

Source: Bloomberg
08/18/18
“This, hopefully, will provide some closure for those families, knowing that now, in fact, it’s found, and the wreckage is still there,” said Mark Moline, Marine Science and Policy.

Source: The Associated Press
08/16/18
Michael Chajes, Civil and Environmental Engineering, discussed the potential causes of the disaster, noting that the structure didn’t have the safety redundancies present in most bridges.

Source: The Wall Street Journal
08/15/18
Article mentions UD's role in the discovery of the stern of the USS Abner Read.

Source: The Associated Press
08/15/18
UD's Project Recover was part of the expedition, which studies the almost untouched underwater battlefield of the World War II fight between the United States and Japan for the Aleutian Islands.

Source: The Washington Post
08/15/18
Canadian news network interviewed Michael Chajes, Civil and Environmental Engineering, who talked about the factors that may have contributed to the disaster.

Source: CTV News Channel
08/15/18
Local paper reports on the work of UD scientists who used robots to help uncover a World War II ship stern at the bottom of the Bering Sea.

Source: The News Journal
08/14/18
Hollywood films rarely portray Asians and Asian-Americans in romantic relationships, says Peter X. Feng, English.

Source: The Christian Science Monitor
08/13/18
Peter X. Feng, English, said that over time, though, the portrayals of Chinese Americans in the Broadway Musical troubled some Asian Americans.

Source: NBC News
08/09/18
Article quotes Jill Pante, Director of the Lerner Career Services Center. “I think people should be held responsible for their past selves and posts but with cautious consequences,” she said.

Source: The Christian Science Monitor
08/08/18
Article quotes Charles Elson, Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance.

Source: The Wall Street Journal
08/08/18
“The harassment thing is just a distraction,” said Charles Elson, Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance. “The real issue here is whether the dual-class share structure of the company is appropriate for a publicly traded company.”

Source: Los Angeles Times
08/05/18
Article quotes Tammy Anderson, Sociology, who said Lovato's relapse will increase awareness and raise compassion.

Source: Time Magazine
07/05/18
Muqtedar Khan, Political Science and International Relations, writes that the candidate for Congress has awakened hope even for those who have become cynical because of the role of money in American politics.

Source: The News Journal
08/05/18
“The rhetorical structure of satire and irony is more compatible with a liberal psychology and the rhetorical structure of what is called outrage,” said Dannagal G. Young, Communication.

Source: Forbes
07/05/18
Charles Elson, Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance, said it's expected that companies are going to say that CEOs have left. But plenty is "left up to the company's discretion," he added.

Source: The Washington Post
07/05/18
Business news outlet profiles Jake Hunt, a UD grad and former intern at UDairy creamery, which "sparked the entrepreneurial spirit and gave me that ice cream bug," Hunt says.

Source: Inc.com
07/02/18
Article quotes Lynn Okagaki, deputy provost for academic affairs. "Essentially, the way tuition had been set up, students could take 12 to 17 credits, which means, realistically, five three-credit courses."

Source: The News Journal
06/29/18
Article quotes Thomas Kaminski, Kinesiology and Applied Physiology, who said upper-body strength could even mitigate a major health concern among soccer players: brain injury from repeated headers.

Source: Scientific American
06/29/18
Article features an interview with Allan Zarembski, Civil and Environmental Engineering, who said the installation of positive train control doesn't have to be a lengthy process. "If you have every component ready to go, already designed, you know what you're doing, then maybe you might be able to do that in a one-to-two year frame."

Source: NBC10
06/29/18
Article quotes Jonathan S. Russ, History, who said Rodney "famously rode 80 miles toward Philadelphia, through a thunderstorm, entered into the convention and broke that deadlock, casting his vote in favor of Delaware declaring its independence from Great Britain with the other colonies."

Source: History.com
06/28/18
"I believed something had to be done and I'm happy the company is doing something," said Charles Elson, Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance.

Source: The Street
06/26/18
Muqtedar Khan, Political Science and International Relations, said the ruling came as a surprise. "For me, the most critical thing was the fact that the Supreme Court chose not to pay attention to President Trump's tweets ... in which he called it a Muslim ban," he said.

Source: News Journal
06/25/18
Article mentions a study co-authored by James Corbett, Marine Science and Policy, which found that since 2008, ship pollution exposure has contributed to more than 1.5 million premature deaths worldwide.

Source: Business Review - Online
06/25/18
Article quotes Bonnie Ram, from UD's Center for Carbon-Free Power Integration, who said Delaware missed out on an opportunity to invest in offshore wind ahead of other states. “And I think Delaware is a little cautious about how do they proceed and what are some of the investment requirements,” she said.

Source: WDDE-FM Online
06/25/18
Business publication profiles DEact, which makes drug disposal pouches and is based in a lab at the STAR Campus.

Source: Delaware Business Times
06/25/18
"Similar to the economy as a whole, there are a lot of jobs in the service sector," said Jim Butkiewicz, Economics.

Source: The Daily Times
06/25/18
Business publication features a Q&A with John Koh, a professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry and interim director of UD’s Delaware Biotechnology Institute.

Source: Delaware Business Times
06/25/18
Article quotes Imogene Cancellare, Entomology and Wildlife Ecology, who studies snow leopards and said she wasn’t surprised by the study’s findings.

Source: Earther
06/22/18
Charles Elson, Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance, said Brian Krzanich's departure is appropriate, particularly in the wake of the #MeToo movement. For CEOs, "you can't say the rules apply to everyone else but you," he said. "Fraternization is a petri dish which potentially leads to other problems -- including harassment."

Source: The Washington Post
06/22/18
Article analyzing the impact of Trump's border policy quotes Mary Dozier, Psychological and Brain Sciences, who led several studies tracking the experience of young children entering foster families. “Children often adapt to separations by looking as if they don’t need their parents upon reuniting," she said.

Source: The New York Times
06/22/18
Article quotes Kelvin Lee, director of the National Institute for Innovation in Manufacturing Biopharmaceuticals (NIIMBL). “Look at public health threats, especially flu vaccines and man-made threats,” he says. “How can we quickly respond, and have manufacturing technologies ready to meet these challenges?”

Source: Delaware Business Times
06/22/18
Business outlet also quoted Charles Elson in reference to the resignation of Brian Krzanich. "If you have a policy in place, for which other employees would face punishment if they violated it, I think [the CEO resigning] is the right thing to do."

Source: TheStreet
06/21/18
Piece quotes Christine Heyrman, History, who discussed significant figures in history who have received pardons, including leaders of major slave revolts or suspected conspiracies.

Source: TIME
06/21/18
UD's radio station features an interview with Morgan, who shared her vision for UD on the show "Campus Voices."

Source: WVUD-FM
06/21/18
Tech blog has a brief article on UD-bred solar tech startup SHIO.

Source: Technical.ly
06/21/18
“We’re trying to inspire people to see what it means to be a researcher,” says John Koh, interim director of the University of Delaware’s Biotechnology Institute.

Source: Delaware Business Times
06/20/18
Article mentions UD's role in the Career Pathways program, which connects students with industry leaders at our own events and at other industry gatherings so they can experience the potential career options available to them.

Source: Delaware Business Times
06/20/18
“Even though you would like, eventually, everyone to have a cable to their house, ultimately there are kids and businesses that really need access, and a wireless solution can do it,” said Troy Mix, from UD's Institute for Public Administration.

Source: The News Journal
06/20/18
Jake Bowman, Entomology and Wildlife Ecology, said that hunters and farmers have different views on whether or not there is a deer population problem. “If I was to walk in a room with a bunch of hunters, they’d say no,” Bowman said. “If I walk into a room with a bunch of soybean farmers, they’d say yes.”

Source: The News Journal
06/20/18
Article quotes Art Trembanis, Marine Science and Policy, who said coastal properties have been shielded from the true estimate of risk in the past because of federal flood insurance subsidies.

Source: WDDE-FM
06/18/18
Doug Tallamy, Entomology and Wildlife Ecology, discusses three hard truths about butterfly bush — and why gardeners should stop planting them at home.

Source: Good Housekeeping
06/19/18
Tech blog reports on selection of Jenni Buckley, Mechanical Engineering, to the American Society for Engineering Education list and mentions her efforts to attract funding for the Design Studio, a makerspace for engineering students..

Source: Technical.ly
06/18/18
“Some kids never recover,” said Mary Dozier, Psychological and Brain Sciences. “But I’ve been amazed at how well kids can do after institutionalization if they’re able to have responsive and nurturing care afterward.”

Source: The New York Times
06/18/18
McKay Jenkins, English, was one of the guests on a recent program to discuss what it means for food to be genetically modified, and whether we should care if it is.

Source: WNPR-FM
06/17/18
Article mentions research by UD and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, which deployed the first permanent buoy to measure carbon dioxide levels in Chesapeake Bay, the largest estuary in the eastern United States.

Source: National Geographic
06/18/18
Piece co-written by Roberta Golinkoff, Education, looks at the impact of mobile devices on the very young children who are now using them in large numbers.

Source: Education Week
06/15/18
Doug Tallamy, Entomology and Wildlife Ecology, gave a talk in Virginia Beach about growing native plants to sustain plants and animals that were once common in our landscapes.

Source: The Virginian-Pilot