Teaching With Birdhouses

Teaching With Birdhouses

Early childhood education and engineering majors collaborate to build bird nesting boxes On a chilly morning recently at the University of Delaware’s Children’s Campus, a few dozen children — guided by undergraduates — took hold of screwdrivers to build nesting boxes...
Engineer, Golfer Takes Flight

Engineer, Golfer Takes Flight

The group held their collective breath. The remote control airplane they had built had a successful takeoff in its maiden flight, but it still had to land. As the wheels touched ground at Lums Pond State Park, Nick Vecellio and his classmates let out a roar. “The...
Rehabilitating Knees

Rehabilitating Knees

Buchanan Lab uses engineering science to improve rehabilitation A tear of the anterior cruciate ligament in a knee isn’t just painful in the moment — the injury also increases a patient’s risk of developing osteoarthritis later. At the University of Delaware, a...
Jump Starting Energy Research

Jump Starting Energy Research

Delaware Energy Institute announces grants for multi-disciplinary research projects at UD When it comes to supporting research, timing is everything. Robust, early support is crucial for scientific inquiry to gain momentum and have a chance to make an impact. Seed...
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