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11:41 a.m., Nov. 26, 2012--Anthony Robles, the first athlete with a missing limb to win an NCAA championship, will speak at 6 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 29, in the auditorium of John M. Clayton Hall on the University of Delaware's Laird Campus. This event was cancelled due to Hurricane Sandy Read more about Anthony on UDaily.
11:04 a.m., Feb. 21, 2012--Linda Ammons, associate provost and dean of the Widener University School of Law, delivered the annual Louis L. Redding Lecture at 4 p.m., Monday, Feb. 27, in the Gore Recital Hall of the Roselle Center for the Arts on the University of Delaware campus in Newark.Michelle Alexander argues that the American criminal justice system has replaced the old Jim Crow system of repression against African Americans and has denied basic civic and human rights to an entire generation.
June 8, 2012--The University of Delaware Library announces the online access to a much acclaimed new database, African American Newspapers, 1827-1998, which will provide online access to approximately 270 U.S. newspapers chronicling a century and a half of the African American experience.
The President’s Diversity Initiative (PDI) has awarded funding to several projects, based on the recent Call for Proposal from academic units. Twenty-nine proposals were submitted and subsequently reviewed by the PDI Faculty Advisory Committee, an interdisciplinary group of University faculty.