An inside look at the College of Arts & Sciences @ UD
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July/August 2015
Volume 2, Issue 1

New ‘Explorer’: A Department of Art faculty member has earned a prestigious National Geographic designation.

On stage, on campus: The REP opens its season with the world premiere of The Patsy, a classic French comedy.

Concerts in Taiwan: Students reflect on the “journey of a lifetime,” performing with the UD Wind Ensemble.
Natural Sciences

Colorful impact: Networking among chemistry faculty, an alumnus and a student led to a specialized internship.

Pluto fly-by: UD astronomers offer insights on the stunning images recently transmitted by a NASA spacecraft.

Cataract culprits: Researchers have identified a genetic deficiency linked to the formation of cataracts.

Illuminating symposium: Artists, designers and scholars will discuss the future of artificial lighting.

Conservation in focus: Visiting students learned how to help preserve important photographic collections.

Public outreach: An intensive summer program prepared graduate students to engage audiences in the humanities.
Social Sciences

Mandela fellows: Young leaders from 22 African nations spent six weeks at UD in a global fellowship program.

Practicing partnership: Students crossed disciplines to apply technology to political and social problems. 

Fake luxury: A fashion researcher has explored cross-cultural differences in the counterfeit-goods market.
Ellen Williams ’84 and Adam Zucker ’85 are key leaders of the nonprofit Angel Flight East, which connects people who have critical medical issues with volunteer pilots who get them to the treatment they need.
Interdisciplinary Views
Interdisciplinary Views 
See our recent successes in linking undergraduate research, graduate student leadership, interdisciplinary research and the digital humanities through three newly-released videos of the Colored Conventions Project. 
CAS Up Close will return with the start of the Fall semester.
Find reveal photos of 
previous features here.

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