10 hrs ago
The Huffington Post
Richard Branson To Class Of 2013: Create Your Own Opportunities
Richard Branson, founder and chairman of the Virgin Group, told members of the Class of 2013 to "be ambitious." "Be ambitious.
14 hrs ago
New Magnetic Field Observed
Magnets are the sums of their parts, specifically electrons, as the negatively charged particles have their own small magnetic fields that can align and combine to create the larger ones we are familiar with.
18 hrs ago
Blue Hens James, Idris to compete at NCAA track and field regionals
University of Delaware women's outdoor track & field standouts Latoya James and Amira Idris have extended their seasons for at least one more week as both will compete at the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field East Regional Championship this week at North Carolina A&T University.
20 hrs ago
New teacher deal gets board, union OK
With little in the way of discussion and even less ceremony, the Unionville-Chadds Ford Board of Education voted 7-2 Monday night to approve a new two-year contract with the the district's teachers.
Preserving Nigeria's Evil Forests
Throughout history, cultures around the world have created the concept of the evil forest, a dark, scary place where bad things happen.
AUDIO: US 'now using British-isms'
Speaking to the Today programme's Evan Davis, Ben Yagoda a professor of English at the University of Delaware who writes a blog about British-isms that have entered language in the States, said people use British-isms when they want to sound a "little bit different" or "clever". Dr Lynne Murphy, a reader in linguistics at the University of Sussex ... (more)
Tue May 21, 2013
The kitten who refused to die
His ordeal has a happy ending, but what an ordeal it's been: A near fatal encounter with a deadly flower; renal failure; four weeks of kidney dialysis and, finally, a $15,000 kidney transplant at the University of Pennsylvania.
Mon May 20, 2013
Data Center Knowledge
Going Off The Grid: Delaware Data Center Will Generate its Own Power
There's a major project brewing in Delaware, with a group called The Data Centers LLC planning a sizeable data center near Newark.
Fri May 17, 2013
660 Students Graduate From Oakton Community College
More than 660 students received degrees and certificates at Oakton Community College' s 42nd Annual Commencement, held May 14, at the College's Des Plaines campus.
Wed May 15, 2013
Study: Water pollution from poultry farms overestimated
Federal environmental programs have drastically overestimated the poultry industry's contributions to water pollution, according to a University of Delaware-led study.
UD-led Study: Feds Overestimate Poultry Pollution
A University of Delaware-led study has found that decades-old federal standards overestimate current poultry industry contributions to water pollution.
The Strange Beauty of the Sea s Microscopic Plants [Slide Show]
In the June issue of Scientific American, Ronald Martin of the University of Delaware and Antonietta Quigg of Texas A&M University at Galveston explain how increases in the quantity and nutrient content of tiny plants called phytoplankton probably helped power the rise of the modern marine mammals.
Tue May 14, 2013
Kudosa Na'jee Wilson who was recently selected as the 2013 Boys & Girls Clubs of Vineland Youth of the Year.
Nearly Unknown in the West: Sub-Saharan Africa's Cultural Landscapes
According to Professor Ikem Stanley Okoye , University of Delaware, "there has been no scholarly work that explores African landscapes that doesn't somehow implicate the Europeans." That statement may be less true given a recent conference on cultural landscapes in Sub-Saharan Africa at Dumbarton Oaks .
The Review Times
UF names vice president for academic affairs
Darin E. Fields will join the University of Findlay in July as vice president for academic affairs.
Mon May 13, 2013
Arrest made in stabbing of Delaware quarterback
The Newark Police Department made an arrest Monday in connection with the Sunday morning stabbing of Delaware senior quarterback Trevor Sasek.
Delaware BioScience Association Celebrates Life Science Accomplishments
The Delaware BioScience Association will host its 2013 Annual Awards Gala on May 22 at the DuPont Country Club, Wilmington, DE.
Sun May 12, 2013
Local College Student Stabbed During Fight: Police
Police say a 22-year-old University of Delaware student was arguing with another man Sunday around 1 a.m. in a parking lot on 54 East Delaware Avenue in Newark, Delaware.
U-Del. student stabbed in parking lot fight
Police say the 22-year-old student was stabbed several times in the chest and abdomen early Sunday morning.
University of Delaware student stabbed multiple times
The suspect, who fled, is described as a white male, 18 to 22-years-old, 5'11" to 6'00" tall, 185 to 190 pounds.