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September 21, 2014
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Remarkable Résumé: UA Student Journalist’s Career Includes CNN, New York Times

UA journalism student Amer Taleb has already had a stellar undergraduate career, working in newsrooms across the nation. Amer Taleb‘s journalistic talent took him to Japan this summer, where he and other winners of the Roy W. Howard National Collegiate … Continue reading

December 9, 2013
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Panelists explore the NSA and the ‘knotty’ question of the public’s right to know

Without any sort of legal protections in place, journalists reporting on the National Security Agency’s (NSA) massive surveillance program are facing a huge challenge, said Spencer Ackerman, the Guardian’s U.S. national security editor, during a panel discussion at the Law … Continue reading

November 21, 2013
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London calling

UD professor spends semester as London artist-in-residence It was poring through archives of the Zoological Society of London that gave Virginia Bradley the idea. She asked officials of the society, dedicated to animal conservation and research, if she could be … Continue reading

May 29, 2013
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Journalist describes how food companies ‘hook’ consumers

In 2009, while investigating a sudden influx of illnesses caused by food contamination, journalist Michael Moss learned that there was another, and arguably more severe, public health crisis at hand: the disproportionate use of salt, sugar, and fat in a … Continue reading

January 25, 2013
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Technology in the Classroom

UD students use iPads to study the presidential election Ralph Begleiter and Paul Brewer, professors in the University of Delaware’s Department of Communication, wanted to see if students enrolled in their Road to the Presidency class would pay more attention … Continue reading

December 11, 2012
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Crowdsourcing Site Compiles New Sign Language for Math and Science

A multimedia feature published this week in the New York Times, “Pushing Science’s Limits in Sign Language Lexicon,” outlines efforts in the United States and Europe to develop sign language versions of specialized terms used in science, technology, engineering and … Continue reading

December 6, 2012
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‘Fiscal cliff’ challenge explored in ‘Congress and the Politics of Problem Solving’

John Wilkerson, University of Washington professor of political science, is the co-author with E. Scott Adler of the University of Colorado of a new book titled “Congress and the Politics of Problem Solving,” published in December by Cambridge University Press. … Continue reading

November 5, 2012
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Meet the ‘Halo 4’ Engineers Delivering ‘30 Seconds of Fun’ – Early and Often

“Halo 4” launches tomorrow, and millions of fans will start blasting their way through the biggest and most detailed “Halo” universe yet. REDMOND, Wash. — Nov. 5, 2012 — It happens early and often in every “Halo” game: the ‘30 … Continue reading