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Delaware Career and Technical Education

UD researchers, including DSI Faculty Council member Henry May, are partnering with the Delaware Department of Education on an investigation of students’ equitable access and outcomes related to career and technical education throughout the state of Delaware.

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UD College of Education and Human Development faculty (from left to right) Henry May, Kenneth Shores and Elizabeth Farley-Ripple are partnering with the Delaware Department of Education on an investigation of students’ equitable access and outcomes related to career and technical education throughout the state of Delaware. Photo by Kathy F. Atkinson.

Food Insecurity

UD Professor and DSI Resident Faculty Kyle Davis is part of a research group that recently published a study showing that increased competition for crops for other uses means a smaller fraction of harvested calories are available to feed people. As a consequence, harvests of crops for direct food use will be insufficient to meet the UN’s Sustainable Development Goal 2 (SD2) of food security for all by 2030.

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Photo courtesy of Kyle Davis

Coastal Inundation

DSI Affiliated Faculty, John Callahan, and DSI Faculty Council member, Dan Leathers, examine how the Mid-Atlantic coast is impacted by tropical and non-tropical weather events.

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Photo by Lisa Tossey

Faculty promotions announced

A number of DSI faculty have been promoted, among them Resident Faculty Federica Bianco and Gregory Dobler, and Affiliated Faculty Jeffrey Buler, Mieke Eeckhaut, Hui Fang, Lena Mashayekhy, Teomara Rutherford, Frank Schroeder.

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Photo by Evan Krape

Twinkle, twinkle, wobbling star

Sally Dodson-Robinson, associate professor of physics and astronomy and DSI affiliated faculty member, is leading UD’s role in an international space mission called “Twinkle” that aims to answer some of humanity’s greatest questions, including the age-old “Is anyone else out there?”

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Photo by Kathy F. Atkinson

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