An inside look at the College of Arts & Sciences @ UD
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March 2016
Volume 2, Issue 7

Take a hike: A Philadelphia Flower Show exhibit created at UD let guests experience a national scenic trail. 

Community voices: Local volunteers contributed photos and stories to the arts-based “Same Story” project.
Art Bridging Cultures: See the inaugural World Kitchens event, bringing students together with food and music.
Natural Sciences

Robots for kids: A research team, including a computational linguist, is exploring new rehabilitation tools..

NSF Career Award: The grant will support bioorganic chemist Catherine Grimes’ research on the immune system.

Strengthening STEM: UD has joined a network dedicated to enhancing future faculty members’ teaching skills.

‘How Sweet the Sound': A lecture about the piano led off a new series in African American material culture.

Advising center: Students in the English Department have another resource to help with courses and careers.

National honors: Debra Hess Norris was recognized for her scholarship and work in photograph conservation.
Social Sciences

Business growth: A new book explores the politics of job creation in Delaware during the Great Recession.

Summer in Warsaw: A collaboration will enable selected graduate students to work on data-driven projects.

Pioneer Award: Harvey White, professor of practice in public policy and administration, has been honored. 
Alumni Spotlight: LeeAnn Gordon ’11M
LeeAnn Gordon, an art conservator with a specialization in archaeological objects, works with the Syrian Heritage Initiative, seeking to document, protect and preserve the cultural heritage of Syria and northern Iraq.
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