Score -- A local mentor for your business

  Score is a nonprofit organization with the mission to foster vibrant small business communities through education and mentorship. It guides businesses in making sound business decisions while maintaining confidentiality. Score’s mentors are volunteers with extensive experience in all facets…

Chicago libraries aim to give away 1 million children's books

All 80 branches of the Chicago Public Library system will give a dozen free books to any child who registers for the library’s summer program. (John Slater / Getty) When the final bell of the semester rings throughout Chicago schools this…

UChicago and Argonne team up to tackle 'troubled waters'

Nanoscientist lectures on diminishing supply and high demand for fresh water Seth Darling discusses the supply and demand for fresh water around the world and how scientists are trying to develop new ways to clean and filter water.Photo byLloyd DeGrane…

Provost’s Initiative for Excellence and Innovation in E-Learning set The University of Delaware is launching an initiative to expand UD’s academic footprint through the growth of e-learning opportunities. The Provost’s Initiative for Excellence and Innovation in E-Learning calls for UD…

SOIL PIONEER

    UD’s Donald L. Sparks has been presented the 2016 Pioneer in Clay Science Award by the Clay Minerals Society. Don Sparks’ pioneering work recognized by the Clay Minerals Society Donald L. Sparks, Unidel S. Hallock du Pont Chair…

Listening to Calls of The Wild

New evidence reveals powerful role of experience in linking language and cognition in infants EVANSTON, Ill. — Even before infants understand their first words, they have already begun to link language and thought. Listening to language boosts infant cognition. New…

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue Extension in July will offer two programs to update vegetable growers on federal regulations involving postharvest food safety and show how they can reduce the risk of contamination. “Food safety in produce has become a…

Purdue professor earns international grant to study  how traveling cells keep time

  Andrew Mugler (Purdue University photo/ CT Pham) Download image WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A Purdue University professor has been awarded a 2016 Human Frontier Science Program grant to uncover how cells measure time. Andrew Mugler, an assistant professor of physics,…

Penn veterinarians develop new tool to unlock the mysteries of cat behavior

A new tool developed by Penn Vet researchers is designed to allow scientists to better understand the behavior of cats by tapping into the expertise of those who know them best: their owners.   As a species, domestic cats are…