|Vol. 17, No. 27||April 16, 1998|
Information sessionThe College of Agriculture and Natural Resources will hold an information session about its environmental majors from 3:30-4:30 p.m., Thursday, April 23, in Room 208 Smith Hall.
Current students and staff will present information on the college's programs in entomology, wildlife conservation, natural resource management, bioresources engineering technology, landscape horticulture and plant pathology.
Information on transfer procedures and suggested courses will available.
For information, call 831-2508.
Library hoursMorris Library spring semester hours through May 14 are 8 a.m.-midnight, Mondays-Thursdays; 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Fridays; 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Saturdays; and 11 a.m.-midnight, Sundays.
Special Collections and Exhibition Gallery hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Mondays through Fridays, and 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Tuesdays.
UDWC eventsThe UD Women's Club will hold its spring luncheon from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 29, at the Blue and Gold Club.
Gerald Turkel, sociology, will present a program on the number of women receiving doctorates and the job market outlook for women in academia.
Also, Jeanne Benin, educational development, will be presented with the club's 1998 Woman of the Year Award.
Cost is $10 per person. For information and reservations, call Dorothy Sharkey at 731-5196.
On May 7, the club will tour the College of Marine Studies facilities in Lewes.
The tour is open to anyone associated with the University. Departure is 8:30 a.m., with return to Newark by 5 p.m.
Reservations are required by April 30.
For more information, call Ulrike Diedenhofen at 731-8644 or Gloria Nye at 455-0359.
Wellness art contestChildren-ages 5-10 years who are related to UD employees (child, grandchild, niece/nephew, etc.)-may enter the Wellness Center's "Kid's Poster Contest," based on the theme: "Why Fruits and Vegetables are Important." Winners will be awarded gift certificates, including a $25 certificate from the World of Science in the Christiana and Concord malls.
Posters are due in the Wellness Center office, 112 Carpenter Sports Building, by Friday, May 1. Contest rules are available by calling the Employee Wellness Center at 831-8388.
Safety classesThe Department of Occupational Health and Safety is sponsoring a number of safety related classes this month:
"Waste Management," 10:30-11:30 a.m., Monday, April. 20;
"Accident Reporting/ Investigation," 9-10 a.m., Thursday, April 23;
"Fire Extinguisher Training," 9-10 a.m., Friday, April 24;
"Animal Facility Safety Training," 3-4 p.m., Tuesday, April 28; and
"Fall Protection II," 9-10 a.m., Wednesday, April 29.
All training sessions will be held in Room 130 of the General Services Building.
For registration, call 831-8475.
Classic T-shirtsOfficial 1998 Blue Hen vs. Blue Rock Spring Classic T-shirts, commemorating the exhibition baseball game between the Hens and Rocks, are available at both the University Bookstore in the Perkins Student Center and the Campus Shop in the Trabant University Center.
The heavyweight cotton material is embroidered with official logos.
The ash color t-shirt comes in sizes small to 2X and sells for $18. Also, a polo shirt-in navy with blue, gold and white collar and cuffs-is available in sizes small to 2X for $45.
Near the topWVUD's March Radiothon in March raised $35,503 in telephone pleges and close to $3,900 on the three concerts and late night dance that it sponsored, almost reaching its goal of $40,000, according to Chuck Tarver, student center.
"We're within squeaking distance of our goal and would gladly accept late contributions," Tarver added. Checks, made out to WVUD/University of Delaware, may be sent to WVUD at the Perkins Student Center.
For information or to pledge, call 831-2701.
Silent auctionThe Newark Symphony Society will hold a silent auction to raise funds for the Newark Symphony Orchestra from 7-9 p.m., Friday, April 24, at St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 276 South College Ave., Newark.
In addition to the auction, the evening will include a dessert sampler; mountain music, performed by Jerold Shultz, C. Ernest Birchenall Professor of Chemical Engineering; and storytelling by Ed Okonowicz, public relations.
Auction items include tickets, gifts, books, recordings, collectibles, antiques, artwork, crafts and more.
Bid prices will range from $5 to $250. Admission is $2 for adults. Children under 12 are free.
Parking is free.
For additional information, call Laura Rogers at 731-0694.