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Familiar faces in the crowd

Familiar faces in the crowd

Dr. Tom Kaminski recently participated in the 8th International Ankle Symposium in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, where he provided the opening lecture as co-founder of the organization. While there, Kaminski was in the company of several former UD students who are...

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Shake It Off supports UD Parkinson’s research

Shake It Off supports UD Parkinson’s research

Shake It Off, a nonprofit organization working to bring awareness about exercise therapies and other research for Parkinson's disease, recently gave $50,000 to the College of Health Sciences. Jodi Cianci, a member of the UD Class of 1988, presented the check from her...

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Labyrinth Dedicated to Anatomical Donors

Labyrinth Dedicated to Anatomical Donors

University of Delaware physical therapy students, faculty and staff dedicated the new labyrinth at STAR campus to UD's anatomical donors during a moving ceremony on Monday, Sept. 23. Nearly 150 people attended the event, including community members, faculty, students...

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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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