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STAR Tower ready to rise in Newark

DELAWARE ONLINE — There has been no formal announcement or groundbreaking ceremony. But a long-planned, 10-story office tower is just weeks away from rising at University of Delaware’s Science, Technology and Advanced Research Campus off South College Avenue....

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Inspired by a trip to the toy store

DELAWARE TODAY — Ava Curran bubbles with excitement every time she gets in her sporty gray BMW i8 with her name painted across the hood in pink. Her face splits with a smile as she claps and pushes the start button. She is 19 months old. “It’s an excellent tool to...

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Powering up prosthetics research

Like many areas within the convoluted world of health care, the orthotics and prosthetics industry faced changing regulations. And its patients felt the brunt of it. For people with limb loss, these changes sparked a need for better medical documentation. In 2012,...

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Hen Hatch success story: SimUCare

Taking first place in the University of Delaware’s 2015 Hen Hatch startup funding competition helped SimUCare team members – UD nursing faculty members Amy Cowperthwait and Heiddy DiGregorio and alumni Amy Bucha and Robert Tilly – gain the confidence they needed to...

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Healthy Campus Challenge Day

Our Sarah LaFave and Beth Finkle are at The White House for Healthy Campus Challenge Day. The pair are in the audience as leaders from campuses around the country discuss the program. Watch the...

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Restoring lives, one limb at a time

Our neighbor and collaborator Independence Prosthetics and Orthotics is featured in Delaware Online. Owner John Horne, who lost his right leg below the knee to bone cancer when he was 15, relates to his patients on a personal level, which has really helped the...

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Healthy holiday eating

DELAWARE PUBLIC MEDIA — The upcoming holidays are a time to enjoy delicious food and cooking, but a University of Delaware dietician recommends you watch what you eat and how much of it. Some Delawareans may choose to dive into their large Christmas dinners without...

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At 90+ years old, every day for Ed is Christmas

Older than 90 (“We don’t want to get into that,” he says with a laugh), Ed Richards says every day for him is Christmas. Life is a gift and so is the companionship he receives from Lori’s Hands college student volunteers each week. After a career in the...

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