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Avkin awarded $100,000 Edge grant

Avkin awarded $100,000 Edge grant

Avkin, the wearable simulation technology company started by Amy Cowperthwait, recently received a $100,000 grant from the Delaware Division of Small Business through its inaugural EDGE Grants program. Avkin, which manufactures and sells a product line of wearable...

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The Genetics of Cancer

The Genetics of Cancer

University of Delaware molecular biologist, Mona Batish and collaborators at Harvard Medical School and University of California, Los Angeles, have identified a new circular ribonucleic acid (RNA) that increases tumor activity in soft tissue and connective tissue...

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Celebrating 25 years of Delaware Physical Therapy Clinic

Celebrating 25 years of Delaware Physical Therapy Clinic

The Delaware Physical Therapy Clinic has grown exponentially since its humble beginnings in the basement of McKinly Lab more than 25 years ago.  Back in those early years, the PT clinic, lab and classroom all shared the same crowded space. Patients had to maneuver...

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Students needed to take the First Step

Students needed to take the First Step

Are you drawn to big problems without an easy answer? Do you believe that one new idea can change someone’s world? Can you change direction and still keep your focus? If so, First Step Experience needs you.  First Step is a year-long, extracurricular program sponsored...

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Making play a priority

Making play a priority

Playing outdoors is a rite of childhood passage some children in Wilmington miss because of the threat of gun violence and a lack of accessible recreation equipment in their neighborhoods. But a community partnership this summer involving the University of Delaware...

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CHS Summer Camp recognized by INSIGHT into Diversity Magazine

CHS Summer Camp recognized by INSIGHT into Diversity Magazine

The CHS Health Sciences Summer Camp is among 50 programs receiving the 2019 Inspiring Programs in STEM Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity Magazine, the largest and oldest diversity and inclusion publication in higher education. The Inspiring Programs in STEM Award...

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Welcome Class of 2023!

Welcome Class of 2023!

The newest flock of Blue Hens gathered at Old College on Monday, Aug. 26 as part of the 1743 Welcome Days. The Class of 2023 - more than 600 strong - donned shirts matching their departments: blue for School of Nursing, green for Medical and Molecular Sciences, red...

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Driven to Discover

Driven to Discover

Nkeiruka (Nikky) Ashiedu, a rising junior majoring in health behavior science with a minor in public health, is featured on UD's Driven to Discover website for her research into reducing asthma hospitalizations in Delaware. She is one of more than 500 students...

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