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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 family’s nonprofit...

UD ATEP Hits the Trifecta at EATA Convention

Three different members of UD’s Athletic Training Education Program (ATEP) were recently recognized at the Eastern Athletic Trainers’ Association (EATA) Convention: Senior Melissa Gutheil won the EATA Quiz Bowl, and will now be representing her district and UD ATEP at the NATA Quiz...

Reducing Pedestrian Deaths

Incorporating walking, running or cycling into your routine is a great way to help maintain a healthy lifestyle, but can also come with safety concerns. With 250 pedestrian fatalities between 2008 and 2017, Delaware was the third most dangerous state for walkers on U.S. streets. What can we be...

Accelerating Technology Commercialization

Extrave Bioscience and Lignolix, two companies that grew out of University of Delaware research and are licensing UD-developed technology, were named winners of the 2019 University of Delaware FastPass competition. This program, run by the Delaware Innovation Space, will award both startups a...

KAAP Lectures at the Indian Institute of Science

Dr. Jeka, chairperson of the Department of Kinesiology and Applied Physiology, recently presented two seminar talks at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), in Bangalore, India. IISc is considered the leading science university in India. He was invited as part of the Pratiksha Brain Computation...

Best Student Poster at the Healthy and Active Children Congress

BIOMS PhD Student Reza Koiler won one of 5 Best Student Poster Awards at the Healthy and Active Children Congress conference held September 11 – 14, 2019 in Verona Italy. This is a joint conference between the International Motor Development Research Consortium  and Congrès International sur...

KAAP Students Success at MARC ACSM

On Nov 2, Michele D’Agata, with the guidance of her advisor Melissa Witman, won the President’s Cup Award for best graduate student research presentation, at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference of the American Conference on Sports Medicine (MARC ACSM).  Her presentation was...

Cell Communication Studied

Two College of Health Sciences faculty members are part of a $2.25 million grant funded by the Department of Energy to study plant communication with the goal of developing new approaches to resilient crops. Mona Batish, an assistant professor in the Department of Medical and Molecular Sciences,...

Science Center’s QED Proof-of-Concept Program

Dr. Matthew Hudson was named as one of ten finalists in The University City Science Center’s 2019 QED proof-of-concept program, which partners with regional academic and research institutions to prepare their most promising life science technologies for commercialization. Read full article...

UD ATEP Hosts University of Madrid

UD ATEP hosted academicians Fernando Reyes Gil & Alvaro Garcia-Romero Perez from Camilo Jose Cela University in Madrid, Spain the last 2 days to put the finishing touches on an agreement that allows students from both schools to take part in athletic training clinical immersions.