RESEARCH

The algorithm of writing
http://www.udel.edu/udaily/2016/jul/writing-assessment-software-070715.html

UD researcher studies teachers' use of automated essay scoring software

RESEARCH

Arctic acoustical oceanography
http://www.udel.edu/udaily/2016/jul/arctic-acoustics-070115.html

UD's Badiey among 225 researchers selected to share in $67.9 million in Department of Defense funding

CAMPUS

Campus message
http://www.udel.edu/udaily/2016/jul/campus-message-070115.html

A letter to the University of Delaware community

CAMPUS

Transformational gift
http://www.udel.edu/udaily/2015/jun/give-something-back-062915.html

$3 million gift to provide full rides, academic mentorship to 150 of the most-needy Delaware residents

 

Through July 17

'Coastal Zone Act'
 
 

Aug. 29

IndiaFest
 

Sept. 15

Yagoda to speak
 

Campus Stories

Ocean-inspired treat

MARACOOS, the UD-led coastal ocean observation consortium, is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a fun flavor from the UDairy Creamery.

Tuition set

For the 2015-16 academic year, tuition and mandatory fees at UD will increase by 1.44 percent for in-state undergraduates and by 2.37 percent for out-of-state undergraduates, the lowest percentage increase in more than 30 years.

Research Stories

Fade to beige

A team of researchers led by a UD-Winterthur scientist has identified reasons a bright yellow pigment fades.

Learning through play

The Child's Play, Learning and Development Lab at the University of Delaware is working to answer questions about how children acquire language, learn through play and develop spatial skills, and invites members of the community to participate.

Global Stories

Fulbright award

UD's Lynn Sydnor-Epps will be one of only three U.S. career services professionals traveling to France and Germany to take part in the esteemed Fulbright International Education Administrators Program.

Hygiene access

Two UD students, Lindsay Yeager and Morgan Lehr, have partnered with the Dare Women's Foundation to employer women in Africa through access to feminine hygiene products.

People Stories

Library appointment

Sandra Millard, associate university librarian for services, outreach and assessment at the University of Delaware, has been named interim vice provost and director of libraries, effective Sept. 1.

Five UD students cited

Autism Delaware has named five winners of the 2015 Autism Delaware Daniel and Lois Gray Memorial Scholarship, which is given annually to eligible University of Delaware students.

Honors Stories

Great cakes

For the fifth consecutive year, the crab cakes at the Courtyard Newark at the University of Delaware campus hotel have been named "Best of Delaware" by Delaware Today magazine.

Aramark Scholars

Meet UD's 2014-15 Aramark Scholars, a group of top HRIM students who work as leaders in UD's student-run restaurant, Vita Nova.

FYI Stories

HR liaison honored

Shirley Becker, business administrator with the University Student Centers, has been named the University of Delaware's Human Resources Liaison of the Quarter for the second quarter of 2015.

For benefits-eligible employees

UD's Office of Human Resources has announced a Special Health Plan Open Enrollment period from July 6-17 for active employees and retirees who are enrolled in one of the non-Medicare health plan options.

Sports Stories

Football on TV

The UD football team will be showcased on live television three times this season as part of the Colonial Athletic Association package.

Softball coach

John Seneca, who has served on the UD softball coaching staff for four years and as interim head coach since April, has been named head coach of the Blue Hens.
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Stinging men-of-war found on Delaware beaches

News Journal, July 6, 2015

Three Portugese men-of-war washed up on Delaware beaches in recent days and UD's Charles Epifanio said typically that is not a number with which to be concerned. It is possible that wind-driven events pushed them toward shore.

Bree Newsome's Confederate flag pole climb was an artistic statement

Time magazine, July 3, 2015

The climb of the pole in front of the South Carolina State House to remove the Confederate flag was an act of public art, according to the University of Delaware's Colette Gaiter, associate professor of art.

Matisse, Van Gogh paintings' bright yellows are turning slowly beige

The Telegraph (UK), July 2, 2015

UD's Jennifer Mass has been studying the chemical reaction that causes the bright yellow hues of paintings by Henri Matisse and Vincent Van Gogh to fade to beige.

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