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June 6, 2018
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What happens when the water rises?

Q&A with DGS officials provides insight into sea level rise Societal concerns about climate change, severe weather and rising seas are raising questions about readiness across the globe. Extreme weather events this year such as Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria … Continue reading

November 12, 2014
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Sharing poetry

Professor Emerita Fleda Brown reads from her new collection Fleda Brown, professor emerita of English and former poet laureate of Delaware, may have retired from the University of Delaware in 2007, but when she spoke on campus this week, she … Continue reading

May 13, 2013
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Research Enables Fishermen to Harvest Lucrative Shellfish on Georges Bank

Combined research efforts by scientists involved in the Gulf of Maine Toxicity (GOMTOX) project, funded by NOAA’s Ecology and Oceanography of Harmful Algal Blooms (ECOHAB) program, and administered by the National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science (NCCOS), have led to … Continue reading

March 13, 2013
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Space Station to Host New Cosmic Ray Telescope

UChicago’s Angela Olinto leads U.S. collaboration on international project The National Aeronautics and Space Administration has awarded $4.4 million to a collaboration of scientists at five United States universities and NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center to help build a telescope … Continue reading

January 4, 2013
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Making Health Fun

Get Up and Do Something is source for optimal health Mike Peterson believes that the best way to bring about changes in health behavior is to take an approach that’s fun, positive, and motivational. So the website he developed and … Continue reading

December 16, 2012
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‘House Hunters Walrus’

UD camera system records sea ice, identifies ideal walrus habitats About the video: A University of Delaware research team led by Chandra Kambhamettu has developed a novel camera system to map the surface topography of Arctic sea ice, identifying the … Continue reading

December 11, 2012
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Hunt for Bin Laden

Bowden recounts hunt for bin Laden in President’s Authors Series talk When a team of U.S. Navy SEALS entered the compound of Osama bin Laden in Pakistan in the early hours of May 2, 2011, it marked the successful culmination … Continue reading

December 11, 2012
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Christmas Miracle

Author discusses World War I Christmas truce at UDARF luncheon An unbelievable thing happened during the first holiday season of World War I — peace broke out. How the killing stopped for a few days in northern France and Flanders … Continue reading