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Teaching With Birdhouses

Teaching With Birdhouses

Early childhood education and engineering majors collaborate to build bird nesting boxes On a chilly morning recently at the University of Delaware’s Children’s Campus, a few dozen children — guided by undergraduates — took hold of screwdrivers to build nesting boxes...
Engineer, Golfer Takes Flight

Engineer, Golfer Takes Flight

The group held their collective breath. The remote control airplane they had built had a successful takeoff in its maiden flight, but it still had to land. As the wheels touched ground at Lums Pond State Park, Nick Vecellio and his classmates let out a roar. “The...
Biomechanics Research Symposium

Biomechanics Research Symposium

Students show how their studies could make people healthier A University of Delaware graduate student develops pressure-detecting sensors that could help injured patients recover. Another student analyzes brain scans to understand balance in children with cerebral...
Rehabilitating Knees

Rehabilitating Knees

Buchanan Lab uses engineering science to improve rehabilitation A tear of the anterior cruciate ligament in a knee isn’t just painful in the moment — the injury also increases a patient’s risk of developing osteoarthritis later. At the University of Delaware, a...
Jump Starting Energy Research

Jump Starting Energy Research

Delaware Energy Institute announces grants for multi-disciplinary research projects at UD When it comes to supporting research, timing is everything. Robust, early support is crucial for scientific inquiry to gain momentum and have a chance to make an impact. Seed...
Student Spotlight: Olivia Powell

Student Spotlight: Olivia Powell

This fourth-year mechanical engineering student excels in research and service As an undergraduate research assistant in the laboratory of Dr. Jason Gleghorn, assistant professor of biomedical engineering, Olivia Powell is developing a microfluidic storage platform to...
Advancing the Status of Women on Campus

Advancing the Status of Women on Campus

Engineering student recognized for her efforts Engineering student Erin Rezich received the Mae Carter Scholarship Award at the University of Delaware’s annual Women of Promise dinner. The March 19 event, held in the Trabant University Center, celebrated the...
Honor for Jill Higginson

Honor for Jill Higginson

Engineering professor named Fellow by American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering There’s a treadmill in the center of Professor Jill Higginson’s laboratory, and it’s not for impromptu workouts. Higginson studies human motion and gait so that she and...
Fighting Fires

Fighting Fires

Three UD students share their experiences as volunteer firefighters One fall afternoon, a handful of volunteer firefighters were scattered around Aetna Hose Hook and Ladder Company Station 9. University of Delaware students Olivia Alexander, Matthew Heebner and Conor...
Examining 2D Materials, Atom by Atom

Examining 2D Materials, Atom by Atom

Engineers uncover strength, toughness of hexagonal boron nitride From smartphones that bend to solar panels that wrap around houses, flexible electronics could make consumers very happy. But first, someone has to figure out how to make them. One important question is...