CAMPUS

Learning about Ebola
http://www.udel.edu/udaily/2015/oct/ebola-information-102914.html

UD faculty members provide details about Ebola virus, how its spreads

RESEARCH

Enhancing national cybersecurity
http://www.udel.edu/udaily/2015/oct/cybersecurity-affiliates-102814.html

University to serve on council for federal cybersecurity center

CAMPUS

Optimal function
http://www.udel.edu/udaily/2015/oct/bader-prosthesis-102814.html

Pennsylvania amputee to visit BADER lab at UD's STAR Campus to test prosthesis

HONORS

Presidential honorees
http://www.udel.edu/udaily/2015/oct/presidential-citations-102414.html

10 UD alumni honored as Presidential Citation for Outstanding Achievement recipients

Campus Stories

Urban agriculture

Urban community and school gardens, and urban farms have been springing up all throughout the state and many of these have been helped along the way by the University of Delaware's Cooperative Extension program.

Homecoming 2014

The University of Delaware celebrated Homecoming 2014 from Oct. 12-19, with a large number of UD students, alumni, faculty, staff and friends participating in a variety of events, activities and celebrations on campus.

Research Stories

Penguin chicks

UD oceanographers recently reported a connection between local weather conditions and the weight of Adélie penguin chicks in Marine Ecology Progress Series, a top marine ecology journal.

Biomedical grant opportunities

Two of UD's NIH Center for Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) programs have issued calls for grant applications from UD researchers. Proposals are due by Nov. 14.

Global Stories

Building schools

The UD chapter of buildOn is organizing a trip to Burkina Faso in August 2015 to help launch construction of a new school that will serve underprivileged children.

Nov. 5: 'Your Newark' luncheon

The International Caucus of the University of Delaware will host a "Your Newark" luncheon with Andrew Haines, Newark's deputy city manager, at 12:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 5.

People Stories

Diamond Walkway

Members of the Delaware Diamonds Society gathered Oct. 18 for a morning brick unveiling event in Old College to honor the recipients of symbolic bricks in the adjacent Diamonds Walkway.

True blue spirit

Junior Jessi Gerowitz was awarded the UD Alumni Association's 2014 T. Muncy Keith Spirit Award at the Parents and Family Weekend football game.

Honors Stories

CANR alumni honors

Five UD College of Agriculture and Natural Resources graduates were presented with honors, including the George M. Worrilow Award, the Distinguished Alumni Award and the Distinguished Young Alumni Award, during a ceremony Oct. 17.

Rising Star

The University of Delaware's Casey Impagliazzo has received the Delaware ACE Women's Network Rising Star Award.

FYI Stories

Two-factor authentication

Since two-factor authentication provides more security than a simple password, UD IT recommends that it be used whenever it's offered.

Faculty climate survey

The NSF ADVANCE grant team at UD has shared the results of a faculty climate survey on topics including promotion and tenure, evaluation, merit, workload, family-friendly policies, mentoring, and career satisfaction.

Sports Stories

CAA soccer

The UD men's soccer team defeated Drexel 4-0 on Wednesday to clinch a Colonial Athletic Association championship tournament berth. The Hens will close the regular season at home on Sunday against Elon.

Grant Stadium

UD will formally dedicate Stuart and Suzanne Grant Stadium during ceremonies Sunday, Nov. 2.
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Five myths about Halloween

Washington Post, Oct. 27, 2014

Joel Best, professor of sociology at the University of Delaware, refutes many common myths about Halloween as the holiday approaches.

Poet laureate's job? Maybe it's leading horse to water

The News Journal, Oct. 25, 2014

Fleda Brown, University of Delaware professor emerita, discussed her time in the state as both an English professor and as the Delaware poet laureate.

UD's Lerner College offers doctorate in big data analysis

Delaware Business Daily, Oct. 24, 2014

The University of Delaware's new doctoral program in financial services analytics, under the direction of Bintong Chen, professor of business administration, will teach students to perform detailed research and analysis on “big data” in the business world.

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