UD in the News
News Journal, Nov. 17, 2015
S. Ismat Shah, professor in the University of Delaware's Department of Materials Science and Engineering, writes in a Delaware Voice piece that people must speak in condemnation of violence and in support of peace.
Technical.ly, Nov. 16, 2015
A wearable mouse emulator, a restaurant heat map, a digital classroom and more were all created at the second annual DelHack student hackathon hosted by the University of Delaware.
Reuters, Nov. 16, 2015
Charles Elson, director of the University of Delaware's John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance, is quoted in a report on the long-term effects of corporate stock buybacks.
National Geographic, Nov. 13, 2015
Thomas Fernsler of the University of Delaware said the number 13 suffers because it follows 12, considered a complete number. He also is featured on UD's YouTube channel.
Press of Atlantic City, Nov. 10, 2015
Jeremy Firestone, professor and director of the University of Delaware's Center for Carbon-free Power Integration, is quoted in an article about federal auctions that could lead to the development of wind power off South Jersey.
News Journal, Nov. 10, 2015
The University of Delaware's Charles Elson, director of the John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance, is quoted in an article about actions being taken by new DuPont CEO Edward D. Breen.
Philadelphia Inquirer, Nov. 8, 2015
University of Delaware research on the SmartBoot, designed to facilitate healing, is featured.
News Journal, Nov. 8, 2015
Steven J. Stanhope, director of the BADER Consortium and professor at the University of Delaware, writes about the ways in which BADER impacts and improves the lives of veterans.
Marketplace, Nov. 7, 2015
People who are older and more conservative tend to be less fond of “non-traditional” appearances by presidential candidates, said Dannagal Young, associate professor of communication at the University of Delaware.
Washington Post, Nov. 2, 2015
Cole Galloway, a professor in the University of Delaware's Department of Physical Therapy, provided instructional materials and posted YouTube videos to help teachers and students make cars as part of the GoBabyGo program.
Delaware Today, October 2015
The University of Delaware Cybersecurity Initiative, with added programs and important partnerships, is featured.
News Journal, Oct. 31, 2015
Water projects by the University of Delaware chapter of Engineers Without Borders are featured, with the group working to assist communities in the Philippines and Malawi.
Washington Post, Oct. 28, 2015
Richard Wolbers, associate professor of art conservation at the University of Delaware, is quoted in an article about efforts to verify the authenticity of what may be a Winslow Homer painting.
Baltimore Sun, Oct. 30, 2015
Joel Best, University of Delaware professor of sociology, is quoted in an article about Halloween scares, real and imagined. "Is Halloween dangerous? Yes, but because kids are out in the dark," he said.
BBC World News, Oct. 24, 2015
Ingrid Pretzer-Aboff, professor at the University of Delaware's School of Nursing, runs trials during which Parkinson's patients wear vibrating shoes that provide a sensation that appears to help.
News Journal, Oct. 21, 2015
With University of Delaware alumnus Vice President Joe Biden deciding not to seek the Democratic presidential nomination, several UD professors including Carol Hoffecker and Joe Pika were quoted in an article about his legacy.
The New York Times, Oct. 15, 2015
Douglass F. Taber, professor of chemistry and biochemistry at the University of Delaware, said almost every pharmaceutical made today is made using research pioneered by the late Richard F. Heck, who was a Nobel laureate and retired UD professor.
Al Jazeera America, Oct. 15, 2015
Wetlands are first line of defense against coastal storms and provide a buffer against waves, said Chris Sommerfield, associate professor of oceanography at the University of Delaware.
Brookings Institution blog, Oct. 19, 2015
Roberta Michnick Golinkoff, Unidel H. Rodney Sharp Professor in the University of Delaware's School of Education, writes about the impact that technology is having on kids' ability to communicate.
Delaware Public Media, Oct. 16, 2015
Starnes Walker is interviewed about the University of Delaware Cybersecurity Initiative, of which he is founding director.
TakePart magazine, Sept. 29, 2015
A study co-conducted by Kent Messer, associate professor of the Department of Applied Economics and Statistics at the University of Delaware, shows powerful effect of animal mascots, especially when they act sad.
Philadelphia Inquirer, Sept. 30, 2015
UD's Nate Matherson pitched LendEdu, which would create a marketplace for reducing student debt, during an event in Philadelphia.
Harrisburg (Pennsylvania) Patriot-News, Oct. 9, 2015
Douglas Tallamy, a professor of the Department of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology at the University of Delaware, says that even the smallest pollinator-friendly planting can add up to a big difference.
The News Journal, Oct. 12, 2015
Kenneth van Golen, assistant professor of the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Delaware, is part of a team studying the potential use of a drug treat a rare breast cancer, which is already used to treat gastrointestinal cancer.
News Journal, Sept. 26, 2015
Bahira Sherif Trask, professor and chair of the Department of Human Development and Family Studies at the University of Delaware, discusses families and the rapid transformations that have been seen in recent years.
WDDE-FM, Sept. 28, 2015
Jack Puleo, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering at the University of Delaware, has received a grant from the Department of Defense to study undetonated munitions on beaches.
Her Magazine, Sept. 21, 2015
Charles (Buz) Swanik, associate professor of the Department of Kinesiology and Applied Physiology at the University of Delaware, is quoted in an article discussing a study he is leading about why some people are more accident-prone than others.
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