Students from five Delaware high schools and their teachers came to UD for a daylong "Success Through Education" program designed to help the students prepare for college and to consider a teaching career.
Earl Lewis, president of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, spent a full day at UD on Nov. 3, sharing personal and professional stories, touring conservation laboratories and sitting in on a research seminar.
The new Mathematical Sciences Learning Laboratory provides a dedicated space for innovative classes, tutoring, advising and testing, all designed to help students succeed in basic, foundational math courses.
Social neuroscientist Chad Forbes has received a $1.8 million NSF grant to investigate whether the use of problem-based learning, where students work in small groups, has a negatively influence on women.
Six UD faculty members with expertise in the areas of study that won this year's Nobel Prizes discussed the significance of the laureates' work at the annual Nobel Symposium sponsored by CAS.
From art, architecture and history to physics and materials science, speakers at UD's "Green Light" symposium brought a variety of perspectives and areas of expertise to the subject of artificial illumination.
Scholar and public commentator James Braxton Peterson of Lehigh University spoke to a UD audience about his experiences with and insights into what he called the "powerful and emerging" Black Lives Matter movement.
Behavioral neuroscientist Tania L. Roth, assistant professor of psychological and brain sciences, has been selected by UD's Francis Alison Society to receive the Gerard J. Mangone Young Scholars Award for 2015.
Students playing Japanese fighting video games often object to the unrealistic depictions of the characters, drawn with exaggerated physiques, but they say the mechanics of the game itself are more important.
Registration remains open for a daylong symposium on Friday, Oct. 16, at UD that will bring together industry leaders, artists, designers and scholars to explore the future of artificial lighting.
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