News tagged with graduate student

Advancing scientific discovery

Every other Wednesday, University of Delaware graduate student Michael Salciccioli meets with faculty, students and postdoctoral researchers from UD along with colleagues from the University of Pennsylvania who are conducting ...

dateMar 13, 2012 in Materials Science
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Listening to the stars

It is almost night on the island of Puerto Rico. Astronomer Joanna Rankin raises her head toward the sky. A few of the brightest stars shine through blue cracks in a ragged dome of gray clouds. To her back, a jungle throbs ...

dateDec 01, 2011 in Astronomy
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Can plagiarism be weeded out?

To cheat or not to cheat? It's a question scholars have grappled with for generations. For the majority of students, cheating is out of the question because success can only be achieved through honest and hard work, i.e. ...

dateOct 26, 2011 in Social Sciences
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PHD Comics hits the big screen

(PhysOrg.com) -- If you are a graduate student, you are more than likely aware of the popular Piled Higher and Deeper, or PHD, Comics created by Jorge Cham. These comics cover the everyday struggles that scientists face while ...

dateSep 16, 2011 in Other report
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Safe and scientifically sound

In August, federal officials sent a letter to Yale University formally criticizing its safety practices in connection to the accidental death of a student.

dateSep 09, 2011 in Other
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