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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....read more
Exercise Science senior Garry Johnson recaps the youth entrepreneurship competition he organized for Raising Kings Week. Read the article on Technical.ly.read more
The National Football League named the training staff of the New England Patriots the 2016 Ed Block Courage Award NFL Athletic Training Staff of the Year. The team includes physical therapist Michael Akinbola, a University of Delaware graduate. Read the...read more
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...read more
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,...read more
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...read more
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...read more
STAR Health is working with our athletic neighbors, the Delaware 87ers, on a performance science partnership. Our Sharon Collison and Brittany Overstreet joined the 24/Sevens Podcast to discuss sports nutrition and fitness testing. Listen to the...read more
Healio — Each year, there are an estimated 200,000 ACL injuries in the United States. Proper management of these injuries is crucial for future function. The gold standard treatment is reconstruction, especially if the patient is young and active. Often these athletes...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more