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Diversifying the Academic Workforce


The University of Delaware has been awarded $3.3 million from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to develop a program that will serve as a national model for diversifying and strengthening the academic workforce.
19-Sep-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Dream Come True? Creating Organic Zeolites


In a landmark paper -- "Designed Synthesis of Large-Pore Crystalline Polyimide Covalent Organic Frameworks” -- published in the July 23 edition of the international scientific journal Nature Communications, University of Delaware researcher Yushan...
24-Jul-2014 9:35 AM EDT

Crohn's Disease Research


University of Delaware researchers have identified a protein, hiding in plain sight, that acts like a bodyguard to help protect and stabilize another key protein, that when unstable, is involved in Crohn’s disease. The fundamental research points...
17-Jul-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Nominations open for Böer Solar Energy Medal of Merit


The University of Delaware invites nominations for the 2015 Karl W. Böer Solar Energy Medal of Merit, which recognizes a pioneering contributor to solar, wind or other forms of renewable energy, and includes a $60,000 cash prize. Nominations must...
3-Jul-2014 12:00 PM EDT

Greedy CEOS Bad for Business


The pursuit of extreme wealth by top managers can lead to lower performance and loss of shareholder value, a new study finds. But, a powerful board or long CEO tenure can moderate the impact.
20-Jun-2014 11:35 AM EDT

Blunting Rice Disease


A naturally occurring microbe in soil that inhibits the rice blast fungus has been identified by a team of researcher from the University of Delaware and the University of California at Davis.
2-Jun-2014 9:55 AM EDT

Diesel Bus Alternative


Electric school buses that feed the power grid could save school districts millions of dollars — and reduce children’s exposure to diesel fumes — based on recent research by the University of Delaware.
28-May-2014 7:00 PM EDT

Nano Shake-Up: Routine Handling Can Affect Nano Drug Carriers


Research in the University of Delaware Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering has shown that routine processing can affect the size of nanocarriers for targeted drug delivery. The research is reported in Nature Communications.
14-Apr-2014 2:00 PM EDT

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Trick or Treating Terror - Should We Be Worried by Poisoned Candy? Professor Joel Best, UD Explores This Urban Legend

24-Sep-2014 1:00 PM EDT

Roberta Golinkoff, University of Delaware Is Available to Talk on the Importance of Language Development and Play in Early Education

12-Aug-2014 9:05 AM EDT

Dr. Tricia Wachendorf, UD, is Available for Interview on Hurricane Preparedness, Emergency Response and Disaster Management #Hurricaneiselle #Hurricanejulio

8-Aug-2014 10:00 AM EDT

University of Delaware Professor Matt Robinson Is Available to Talk on the Soccer World Cup and What It Means for the US Economy


11-Jun-2014 11:00 AM EDT



University of Delaware professor Debra Hess Norris can’t resist quoting a few lyrics from her favorite band of all time — the Beatles — in her lectures on photograph preservation. On the eve of the 50th anniversary of the “British...
5-Feb-2014 5:00 PM EST

Happy Halloween From 'World's Leading Authority on Poisoned Candy'


University of Delaware sociologist Joel Best became skeptical about Halloween sadism when he was a graduate student. Now with over 50 years of data, he still hasn't found a documented case of a child who was seriously harmed by a contaminated...
25-Oct-2013 3:40 PM EDT

@UDelaware Hurricane Experts Available


26-Oct-2012 3:20 PM EDT

Massive Glacier Break, 2nd in 2 Years, Spotted by @Udelaware Prof, Says Changing #Climate a Factor

17-Jul-2012 12:45 PM EDT

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