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The University of Delaware is a top producer of Fulbright U.S. Students

The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs recognized the University of Delaware as one of the colleges and universities with the highest number of students selected for the Fulbright U.S. Student Program.
13-Feb-2024 3:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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A salad space oddity: Lettuce more susceptible to bacterial infections away from Earth

University of Delaware researchers grew lettuce under conditions that imitated the weightless environment aboard the International Space Station and found those plants grown under the manufactured microgravity were more prone to infections from...
25-Jan-2024 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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University of Delaware taps food science industry leader as new dean of its College of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Brian E. Farkas, an industry leader, researcher and professor in food science, has been appointed dean of the University of Delaware’s College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR).
10-Jan-2024 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Study: Access to quality parks not equal

University of Delaware researchers found inequality in access to high quality parks. Focusing on Philadelphia, they discovered that the majority of parks with strong ratings were found in affluent areas, while green spaces in marginalized...
10-Oct-2023 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Discovery highlights need for new approach to STI vaccine

University of Delaware researchers conducted exhaustive studies of human papillomavirus (HPV), the most common sexually transmitted infection (STI) in the world. They confirmed 25 different types of HPV prevalent in Nigeria, a discovery that...
19-Sep-2023 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Taking a swing at protecting turfgrass

A team of researchers found that UD1022, a University of Delaware-patented beneficial bacteria, could be effective against fungal pathogens that affect turfgrass ( such as creeping bent grass) found on golf courses and other professionally managed...
3-Aug-2023 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Social Media Usage Negatively Impacts the Schoolwork of Students from Adolescence to College Research Suggests

Over 93% of 13 to 17 year-olds report using at least one social media platform, with most reporting using three different platforms regularly, researchers said. Average daily use spans 9 hours.
2-Aug-2023 3:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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New study shows saltwater intrusion is wreaking havoc on farms throughout Delmarva

A new paper from researchers at UD, the University of Maryland and George Washington University published in Nature Sustainability shows the spread and cost of saltwater intrusion from 2011-2017 in farms located in those mid-Atlantic states. The...
31-Jul-2023 8:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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