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Böer Award to Honor Pioneering Work in Renewable Forms of Energy

The University of Delaware seeks nominees for the Böer Solar Medal of Merit, awarded to an individual who has made pioneering contributions in solar energy, wind energy or other forms of renewable energy as an alternate source of energy through...
11-Nov-2015 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

UD Researchers Study Ways to Combat Chronic Stress


Researchers at UD are studying ways to combat chronic stress, and believe that helping families build healthy relationships can head off mental health disorders, learning problems, inability to regulate emotions and a cascade of other troubles.
22-Oct-2015 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UD Researchers to Investigate Novel Approach to Stormwater Management

A team of researchers at the University of Delaware has received funding from two agencies to investigate the use of biochar for management of stormwater runoff and pollutants.
30-Sep-2015 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

'Likes' and Comments on Social Media Can Sway Potential Voters


When Facebook users see favorable comments on the social media site about a political candidate, those opinions positively influence their own views of the politician, while unfavorable comments have a negative effect, according to a new paper by...
29-Sep-2015 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UD Professors: Nation Has Fallen Behind on Offshore Wind Power


University of Delaware professors say that the nation has fallen behind on offshore wind power. Their findings show that while offshore wind turbines have been successfully deployed in Europe since 1991, the U.S. is further from commercial-scale...
29-Sep-2015 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UD Researchers Look at Effects of Non-Native Plants on Herbivores


Research conducted by UD alumna Karin Burghardt and Doug Tallamy, professor of entomology in the University’s College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, found that non-native plants are compounding the problem of declining species diversity by...
28-Sep-2015 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Study Natural Gas as a Marine Fuel


UD professor James Corbett examines the market potential and environmental trade-offs of using natural gas in marine fuels in a study that appeared in the international peer-reviewed journal Energy Policy.
22-Sep-2015 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Mascots Most Effective in Boosting Conservation by Threatening Disapproval


Smokey Bear has spent decades reminding picnickers “only you can prevent forest fires” and has even been known to cry over the devastation they leave in their wake. University of Delaware researchers say the cartoon bear illustrates how mascots...
21-Sep-2015 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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The Third Friday the 13th of 2015 Is Only Days Away, and @UDelaware's Professor 13, Thomas Fernsler, Can Explain the Fear and Phenomenon


11-Nov-2015 3:05 PM EST

University of Delaware Expert Offers Strategies for Attacking Food Deserts


Allison Karpyn, associate director for the University of Delaware's Center for Research in Education and Social Policy, has been involved in recent research efforts on corner store programs in urban areas and in-store marketing approaches to promote...
4-Nov-2015 11:05 AM EST

Aaron Kupchik, @UDelaware Professor, Has Written Books on School Safety and Crime; Can Comment on Firing of S. Carolina High School Deputy


28-Oct-2015 5:05 PM EDT

With third Republican debate focusing on economy, @UDelaware's Katalin Takacs-Haynes can comment on pay inequality and corporate greed


28-Oct-2015 1:05 PM EDT

Republican Debate Could Be Decided Facebook, @UDelaware Expert Says


27-Oct-2015 10:05 AM EDT

Hurricane Patricia Watch: Dr. Tricia Wachtendorf From UD's Disaster Research Center Can Talk on the Challenges Facing Those in Harm's Way


23-Oct-2015 2:05 PM EDT

UD Professor Examines the Changing American Family

Professor Bahira Trask specializes in globalization, diversity, family and personal relations, and work-life issues.
22-Oct-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Profs From Joe Biden's Home State of Delaware Can Comment on VP's Decision.

21-Oct-2015 12:05 PM EDT

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