Seniors Elizabeth Quartarato and Mark Rucci have been selected to receive the Emalea Pusey Warner and Alexander J. Taylor Sr. awards as the outstanding woman and man of the 2015 graduating class.
UD physicist Krzysztof Szalewicz and his research collaborators have calculated a key property of the helium atom needed for a precise helium-based barometer, offering advantages over current mercury-based instruments.
Students in the Department of Fashion and Apparel Studies have been working with Goodwill Industries of Delaware to help the nonprofit reduce waste in its clothing donations and create more jobs.
Biology and chemistry undergraduates teamed up on Earth Day to collect water samples from various locations at the UD Farm and later analyzed them in a problem-based learning experience in ISE Lab.
Professor Steve Bernhardt has eliminated paper from his Department of English writing classes, instead having his students work at tables in small groups and share their writing on large electronic screens.
Colleagues, former students and public officials--including Delaware's congressional delegation--attended the recent retirement celebration for Joseph A. Pika, the James R. Soles Professor of Poltical Science.
The University of Delaware has been ranked by "QS World University Rankings" as among the top 200 institutions in the world in four subject areas, including linguistics.
Linguistics doctoral student Tim O'Neill has conducted research in Madagascar, focused on documenting and analyzing a dialect of standard Malagasy, which was practically undescribed before his work.
UD Linguistics faculty member Jeffrey Heinz explores how humans learn and how an evolving "new science of learning" might shape the way humans and machines are taught in the future.
Louis Arena, associate professor emeritus of linguistics and cognitive science, was honored by UD's Institute for Global Studies for his "endless work mentoring faculty ... and encouragement of students to become global citizens."
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