UD in the News
Here and Now, July 27, 2015
Jeremy Firestone of UD's School of Marine Science and Policy spoke about why wind power is on course to become one of the country's largest sources of energy, and where the U.S. stands compared with other countries.
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.
WHYY, June 19, 2015
Sue Barton, associate professor of plant and soil sciences, is quoted in a story about how a golf course-like lawn might not be the best choice for your property. "It just doesn't need to be the default vegetation in a landscape," she said.
Philadelphia Magazine, June 17, 2015
Karen Rosenberg, professor of anthopology, is featured in an article about the evolution of human birth and birthing rituals. "The ability to have and transmit culture — kinship, ritual, language — is part of our adaptation," she said.
Bloomberg, June 16, 2015
Charles Elson, director of the University's Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance, was quoted in an article about actions by Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank. "Even great CEOs falter, and here you don't have any accountability structure that makes sense," Elson said.
Delaware Public Media, June 14, 2015
Michele Lobo, co-director of the Pediatric Mobility Lab and Design Studio, is featured in an article about UD research on an intervention program design to assist infants with motor delays.
Delaware Public Media, June 12, 2015
University of Delaware research on concussions in soccer is featured in an Enlighten Me segment. Tom Kaminski notes that use of the head in soccer provides a unique opportunity to study brain injuries. "The big unknown is what happens over time," he said.
News Journal, June 4, 2015
Charles Elson, director of the John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance, was quoted in an article concerning the recent attempt by investor Nelson Peltz to win a seat on the DuPont board.
The New York Times, June 3, 2015
James Corbett, professor in the School of Marine Science and Policy, is quoted in an article about a proposal by the Marshall Islands, a shipping "flag nation," to limit greenhouse gas emisisons.
News Journal, June 2, 2015
James Butkiewicz, professor and chair of the Department of Economics, is quoted in an article about the DuPont Chemours spinoff and concerns about layoffs and relocation.
WHYY, May 29, 2015
Dannagal Young, associate professor of communication, discusses the dramatic changes in the late night comedy landscape.
WHYY Radio Times, May 29, 2015
Douglas Tallamy, professor of entomology and wildlife ecology and co-author of the book "The Living Landscape," offers suggestions for creating gardens and habitat that support biodiversity and native species.
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