An inside look at the College of Arts & Sciences @ UD
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May 2015
Volume 1, Issue 2
Wind Ensemble in Taiwan
Taiwan concert: The UD Wind Ensemble prepared to represent America overseas as special guest performers.

The art of healing: UD’s first international artist-in-residence also engaged with hospitalized children. 

‘Fearlessly off-the-wall’: A reviewer praised the REP’s ’39 Steps’ as an imaginative and fast-paced comedy.
Natural Sciences
Earth Day teamwork
Earth Day teamwork: Biology and chemistry students worked together to collect and analyze water samples.

Imaging capability: A new facility will house a specialized MRI essential in neuroscience and other research.

Cottrell Scholar Award: Biochemist Catherine Grimes has been recognized for her research and teaching.
Study Abroad Program in Cuba
Studying in Cuba: A study-abroad program offered a firsthand look at art, culture, history and current events.

Flexible classrooms, successful students: Technology has enabled a shift in how students learn writing skills.

Inside a superstorm: Kathryn Miles, who earned a Ph.D. in English, returned to UD to discuss her new book.
Social Sciences
Sustainability at Goodwill
Sustainability at Goodwill: A fashion and apparel studies class helped Goodwill Industries address concerns.

Money, news, politics: Research found that campaign ads in 2014 outnumbered political news reports on TV.

Fulbright Award: A fashion and apparel studies instructor will teach in Spain about sustainability and trends.

Alumni Spotlight: Rysheema Dixon

In just six years since graduating with a degree in sociology, Rysheema Dixon has worked with Public Allies, interned with a women's organization in India and started her own business to advocate for affordable services in communities. 

CAS Up Close

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