Professor Babatunde Ogunnaike, Former Dean of Engineering at University of Delaware Dies

Was one of the authors of the Nigerian national anthem. He was said to have died on February 20. He became a co-author of the national anthem after his submission for a competition organised by the federal government, calling for entries for lyrics for the new national anthem, was chosen. Ogunnaike’s entry and that of four others — P.O. Aderibigbe, John Ilechukwu, Sota Omoigui, and Eme Etim Akpan — were combined to form the new national anthem which was adopted in 1978. Ogunnaike, who was born on March 26, 1956,…

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DRONES DELIVERING DURING PANDEMIC

UDNEWS/Article by Adam S. Kamras Illustration by Cindy Dolan February 25, 2021 Award-winning UD PCS program prepares pilots for growing industry Considered to be ahead of their time by playing country rock music in the late 1960s, the Flying Burrito Brothers borrowed their band name from a group of Los Angeles musicians who had been gathering for jam sessions. More than 50 years later, it might be the perfect time to borrow – but more appropriately apply – the Flying Burrito Brothers moniker once again. While the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has led to a…

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University of Delaware Blue Hens Fall to Northeastern, 72-62

University of Delaware Blue Hens NEWARK, Del. – Third quarter woes hindered the Blue Hens Sunday afternoon as Delaware fell to Northeastern, 72-62, at the Bob Carpenter Center. The two teams finished the first and second quarters with the same amount of points before the Huskies outscored the Hens, 21-12, in the third. NU added a one-point advantage in the fourth quarter en route to victory. Sophomore Jasmine Dickey posted double doubles in back-to-back games for Delaware and finished the contest with a team-best 17 points and 10 rebounds to…

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