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  • Graduate Programs Open House January 29

    January 2, 2020

    Learn about our Graduate Programs within the School of Education, Human Development and Family Sciences, and several multi-disciplinary programs at our Open House. Wednesday, January 29th, 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. Willard Hall Education Building (Room 116), 1 …

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  • This image shows a professor working with a student in a graduate lab on the left-hand side, and a professor teaching a class of students on the right-hand side.

    Mangone Award Winners

    December 12, 2019

    The University of Delaware’s Francis Alison Society has selected Jason Gleghorn, assistant professor in the College of Engineering, and Joshua Wilson, assistant professor in the College of Education and Human Development, as the winners of the 2019 Ger …

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  • Kathleen Olenderski (second from left) receives Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching at an honorary gala in Washington, D.C.

    National Teaching Honor for UD Grad

    November 20, 2019

    University of Delaware alumna Kathleen Olenderski has won the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST). Established by Congress in 1983 and administered for the White House by the National Science Foundation, the P …

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  • Rebecca Vitelli guides a student through the alphabet in her pre-kindergarten classroom at the Colwyck Center in Colonial School District.

    Teacher of the Year

    November 20, 2019

    University of Delaware alumna Rebecca Vitelli has been named Delaware’s 2020 State Teacher of the Year. At age 26, she is one of the youngest nominees to receive the state-wide award, being nominated her first year of eligibility for her talent and com …

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  • Roberta Michnick Golinkoff (right), Unidel H. Rodney Sharp Professor in the School of Education at the University of Delaware, meets with a child before his participation in learning experiments at the Child’s Play, Learning and Development Laboratory.

    Your Baby is a Genius

    October 22, 2019

    Did you know your baby is a genius? It’s a serious question, one that University of Delaware professor Roberta Michnick Golinkoff has been asking parents since she arrived on campus in 1974 and established the Infant Language Lab, since renamed the Chi …

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  • Allison Scott stands with her fourth grade students when she was teaching at a school in Trang, Thailand.

    Teaching in Thailand

    September 30, 2019

    About 400 miles south of Bangkok in the coastal city of Surat Thani, located along the Gulf of Thailand, University of Delaware alumna Allison Scott is teaching English, math and social studies to classrooms full of talented fourth and fifth graders. F …

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  • Elementary teacher education alumna poses for a photo in her elementary classroom.

    Alumna Carries UD Experience into Teaching Career

    September 25, 2019

    Papers were strewn about the desks, with pencils and pens stored in cups and a poem from the day’s English lesson displayed on the projector screen. With Casey Shelor’s (formerly Casey Howard) fourth grade students at lunch, her classroom held a quiet …

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  • A mother enjoying quality time reading to her infant.

    Reading’s Best Language

    September 23, 2019

    A new study co-authored by the University of Delaware’s Steven Amendum has found that children who had strong early reading skills in their native Spanish language when they entered kindergarten experienced greater growth in their ability to read Engli …

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  • UD student Ashley Warokomski shows students at West End Neighborhood House how to make “slime” using glue, glitter and other materials, as they experiment with how varying the ratio of ingredients changes the result.

    STEM Educators in Demand

    September 19, 2019

    A small group of University of Delaware students majoring in science or engineering spent the summer engaging children and teens in activities related to science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) as part of a new initiative designed to interest …

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  • Dr. Gary Henry is the new CEHD Dean.

    Gary T. Henry is dean of UD’s College of Education and Human Development

    August 16, 2019

    A renowned researcher in the field of education, Gary T. Henry is the new dean of University of Delaware’s College of Education and Human Development and Professor in the School of Education and the Joseph R. Biden, Jr. School of Public Policy & Ad …

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