UD in the News
Daily Mail, UK, Aug. 24, 2015
Research by the University of Delaware's Paul Quinn on young children and social biases is highlighted.
Forbes, Aug. 24, 2015
Charles Elson, director of the John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance at the University of Delaware, is quoted in an article about the battle between Samsung and Elliott Associates.
News Journal, Aug. 21, 2015
James Butkiewicz, professor and chair of the University of Delaware's Department of Economics, is quoted in an article about the decision by Chemours to close its Edge Moor plant and what that means as the DuPont spin-off seeks a new headquarters site. "All of the signs are very ominous for Delaware," he said.
CBS News, Aug. 20, 2015
Chris Christie, a University of Delaware alumnus, governor of New Jersey and Republican presidential candidate, promised a Supreme Court appointment in which real life experiences would carry more weight than Ivy League credentials. He praised UD, saying, "I got a great education there. And I don't think it's held me back from doing anything. In fact, I'm running for president of the United States."
WDDE, Aug. 20, 2015
Dan Leathers, professor of geography at the University of Delaware and state climatologist, was quoted in an article about the prevalence of thunderstorms. He said "thunderstorms are very much now the way they have been," with the difference being the ability to share information.
Philadelphia Inquirer, Aug. 20, 2015
University of Delaware art conservators are working to restore paintings for the new Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia.
WDDE, Aug. 17, 2015
Lisa Jaremka of the University of Delaware was featured in a story about her research on links between marital stress and poor eating choices.
Associated Press, Aug. 17, 2015
The University of Delaware's Allan Zarembski, a railroad engineering and safety expert, was cited for his work on behalf of Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf to identify areas of risk and develop safety recommendations for the state.
News Journal, Aug. 16, 2015
University of Delaware physical therapy researchers are conducting intensive studies to assist people who are recovering from strokes.
Philadelphia Inquirer, Aug. 9, 2015
An opinion piece by UD's Dannagal Young, associate professor of communication and fellow at the Center for Political Communication, considers the end of Jon Stewart's run on "The Daily Show."
News Journal, Aug. 10, 2015
Helen Bowers, chair of the Department of Finance, was quoted in an article about AstraZeneca partnership agreements around oncology medicines. "There is still a lot of need for less toxic, more effective cancer treatments," she said.
The Street, Aug. 11, 2015
Charles Elson, director of the John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance, is quoted in an article about a new SEC rule to require firms to disclose pay of CEOs in relation to average workers.
The New York Times, Aug. 6, 2015
An opinion piece by UD's Dannagal Young, associate professor of communication and fellow at the Center for Political Communication, looks at how Jon Stewart and "The Daily Show" have challenged America's politicians.
Reuters, Aug. 4, 2015
UD's Dannagal Young said some presidential candidates may be happy to see Jon Stewart leaving "The Daily Show" because "the kind of things he discusses ... do shape the public perception.
News Journal, Aug. 3, 2015
James Butkiewicz, chair of UD's Department of Economics, is quoted in an article about Delaware's lagging gross domestic product. "Certain jobs will have a higher added value than others. If you add a chain restaurant to Delaware we will have more jobs but no change in productivity," he said.
Technical.ly Delaware, Aug. 3, 2015
J. Michael Bowman, associate director of the University of Delaware's Office of Economic Innovation and Partnerships, and Troy Mix, policy scientist with the Institute for Public Administration, are quoted in an article about whether Delaware has the necessary elements and infrastructure to support tech start-ups.
WHYY, July 22, 2015
A story about the heavy concentration of charter schools in the city of Wilmington quotes Dan Rich, University Professor of Public Policy.
Science, July 23, 2015
Jennifer Biddle, assistant professor at UD, was quoted in an article about the surprisingly ordinary microorganisms found deep beneath the ocean floor. She said, "You'd expect microbes from this exotic environment to be unusual, and the discovery that they are similar to familiar microorganisms is 'disconcerting.' It's like going to Pluto and seeing McDonald's."
Reader's Digest, July 2015
Work by University of Delaware art conservators in saving photographs following a deadly and devastating house fire is highlighed.
Smithsonian.com, July 17, 2015
UD's Mark Moline, director of the School of Marine Science and Policy, is featured in an article about work to find lost World War II soldiers in the Pacific.
WHYY, July 17, 2015
Jonathan Cohen, assistant professor in the School of Marine Science and Policy, is leading a team of UD researchers monitoring the health of the Delaware Bay by studying zooplankton.
News Journal, July 16, 2015
John Byrne, director of UD's Center for Energy and Environmental Policy, is quoted in an article about the economic benefits of state investment in energy-efficient technologies. "When you create the technology jobs, the workers put the investment back into the local economy," he said.
Scientific American/Climatewire, July 14, 2015
Willett Kempton, professor and research director in the University of Delaware's Center for Carbon-free Power Integration, is quoted in an article about the use of electric vehicles to provide power to the grid. "To make it economically attractive, most states need to add two words, 'electric vehicles,' to their net-metering laws," Kempton said.
International Business Times, July 14, 2015
An article looking at the power of social media in the 2016 presidential race quotes Lindsay Hoffman, associate professor of communication. She noted that Barack Obama was "really successful using social media to microtarget voters and that is going to be a big story this election."
Toronto Telegraph, Monday, July 13, 2015
UD railroad engineering expert Allan Zarembski is quoted in an article about Amtrak and safety efforts in the wake of deadly derailments.
News Journal, July 6, 2015
Three Portugese men-of-war washed up on Delaware beaches in recent days and UD's Charles Epifanio said typically that is not a number with which to be concerned. It is possible that wind-driven events pushed them toward shore.
Time magazine, July 3, 2015
The climb of the pole in front of the South Carolina State House to remove the Confederate flag was an act of public art, according to the University of Delaware's Colette Gaiter, associate professor of art.
The Telegraph (UK), July 2, 2015
UD's Jennifer Mass has been studying the chemical reaction that causes the bright yellow hues of paintings by Henri Matisse and Vincent Van Gogh to fade to beige.
The News Journal, June 29, 2015
A feasibility study on combining renewable energy sources to provide power is being led by UD's Babatunde A. Ogunnaike, dean of the College of Engineering, and Ajay Prasad, director of the Center for Fuel Cell Research.
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