UD in the News

How BentProp and undersea robots found long-lost WWII bombers

CNET, April 20, 2014

Mark Moline, director of the School of Marine Science and Policy in the College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment, is quoted discussing South Pacific research.

Beau Biden alters usual political path

The News Journal, April 19, 2014

Paul Brewer, professor of communication and acting director of the Center for Political Communication, is quoted discussing a UD poll.

Judge: Bloom competitor may fight surcharge

News Journal, April 18, 2014

Charles Elson, director of the Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance, commented on a court case surrounding a utility surcharge.

Seasonal allergies a downside to pleasant springtime

Delaware State News, April 18, 2014

Sue Barton, Cooperative Extension specialist and associate professor of plant and soil sciences, discusses seasonal allergies.

A UD green chemist turns chicken feathers, soybeans into renewable building material

WHYY, April 17, 2014

Richard Wool, professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, discussed the renewable materials he and his students are creating at his UD lab.

Did You Know: Shakespeare turns 450, still hip

The News Journal, April 9, 2014

Kristen Poole, professor of English, discusses Shakespeare.

How should colleges address conflicts between academics, athletics and money?

PBS NewsHour, Tuesday, April 8, 2014

UD President Patrick Harker discussed the importance of education in a segment on conflicts between academics, athletics and money in Division I.

Activist investor objects to Hilltop offer for SWS

Dallas News, April 7, 2014

Charles Elson, director of the Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance, explains the difference between a shareholder proxy solicitation and a consent solicitation in relation to a buyout offer.

Extreme rain events on rise

The News Journal, April 7, 2014

Gerald J. Kauffman, director of the Water Resources Agency, discusses extreme weather.

Students spend spring break building homes with Habitat for Humanity

WCTI-TV, New Bern, N.C., April 2, 2014

Blue Hen Leadership Program students are featured in a story about their alternative spring break efforts in New Bern, N.C., as part of the Habitat for Humanity Collegiate Challenge.

Susan Stroman puts 'Bullets Over Broadway' on Broadway

The New Yorker, March 31, 2014

UD alumna Susan Stroman, who is putting "Bullets Over Broadway" on Broadway, is the subject of a profile.

When did group pictures become 'selfies'?

The Atlantic, March 25, 2014

Ben Yagoda, professor of English, discussed the word "selfie."

UD students dance the day away for charity

News Journal, March 24, 2014

Article describes the work of UD students at UDance, who raised over $850,000 this year.

$1.5 million grant to help JPMorgan Chase create 500 Delaware jobs

News Journal, March 24, 2014

James Butkiewicz, professor and chair of the Department of Economics, discussed the growth of the financial services industry in Delaware.

UD's Vocal Point to compete in international competition

WDEL, March 20, 2014

UD's Vocal Point has made it to the final round of the International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella competition. The group took first place in a semifinal round last week in Nashville.

Delaware coach laments missed call (luckily, Biden called back)

The New York Times, March 19, 2014

Article described Vice President Joe Biden's call to Coach Ross to wish the Blue Hens good luck in the NCAA basketball tournament.

Wanted: Voice donors for people who can't speak

New Scientist, March 19, 2014

Timothy Bunnell, adjuct associate professor of computer and information sciences, discussed software he created that generates personalized synthetic voices for the mute.

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