University of Delaware Online Research Magazine
University of Delaware Online Research Magazine

ISSN 2150-5128

UD Research Magazine Vol 5 No 2

The University of Delaware Research magazine, a free publication issued three times a year, showcases the discoveries, inventions and excellence of the University’s faculty, staff and students. The University of Delaware is classified nationally as a “research university with very high activity.”

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FEATURES

ADVANCE-ing UD

Seven faculty members are highlighted in this issue of UD Research. Indeed, there are commonalities among them— a steadfast commitment to excellence…

UD Women of Research

Look into the labs, listen up in the classrooms, head out to the fields, dive deep into the sea or into an ocean of data — University of Delaware women are there.

Spin in spins out innovation

The Spin In Program, developed by UD’s Office of Economic Innovation and Partnerships, is giving students opportunities to work with entrepreneurs on nifty inventions.

Solar strong

UD’s pioneering Institute of Energy Conversion is raring to harness more of the sun’s power.

Making it clear

The two-state partnership known as MADE CLEAR is helping teachers integrate climate change into multiple areas of instruction.

Slave's lives emerge from ancient ruins

A groundbreaking approach brings the forgotten slaves of the Roman Empire into new focus

TRUE INSPIRATION


Danielle Dixson

Liz Farley-Ripple

Jennifer Joe

Rhonda Prisby

Angelia Seyfferth

Margaret Stetz

Cathy Wu



Extraordinary research is underway at the University of Delaware, and women are all over it. We profile seven researchers who offer insight into their work—from coral reefs to corporations—what hurdles they have cleared and what keeps them moving forward.

Select a researcher above to learn more about her.

DEPARTMENTS

Message from the Deputy Provost

Seven faculty members are highlighted in this issue of UD Research. Indeed, there are commonalities among them— a steadfast commitment to excellence…

News Briefs

• Changing the color of light
• What’s it really mean if a CEO is greedy?
• Research All-Stars field new findings

Honors

• Dugan named Truman Scholar
• Overby elected to board of Oak Ridge consortium
• Backbone of the profession

First Person

Anne M. Boylan, professor of history and of women and gender studies, gives her first hand approach to mentoring.

UD Authors

A groundbreaking approach brings the forgotten slaves of the Roman Empire into new focus.

Test Your Knowledge

Fearsome Fridays: What do you know about Friday the 13th? Get ready to Test your knowledge.

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CONTRIBUTORS

Charlie Riordan
Charlie Riordan

UD Deputy Provost for Research and Scholarship

Tracey Bryant
Tracey Bryant

Editor: Communications and Public Affairs

Deborah Blanchard
Deborah Blanchard

Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics

Anne Boyle
Anne Boylan

College of Arts and Sciences

Alison Burris
Alison Burris

College of Education and Human Development

Diane Kukich
Diane Kukich

College of Engineering

Ann Manser
Ann Manser

College of Arts and Sciences

Beth Miller
Beth Miller

Communications and Public Affairs

Karen Roberts
Karen Roberts

College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment

Adam Thomas
Adam Thomas

College of Agriculture and Natural Resources

CONTACT

Tracey Bryant
Director for Research Communications

Phone: 302.831.8185
Email: Tracey Bryant

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