HONORS

Challenge met
http://www.udel.edu/udaily/2015/dec/caa-blood-challenge-121814.html

UD wins CAA Blood Challenge championship for fourth straight year

HONORS

NAI Fellow
http://www.udel.edu/udaily/2015/dec/nai-fellow-121714.html

Dean Ogunnaike named 2014 fellow of National Academy of Inventors

RESEARCH

Centralizing resources
http://www.udel.edu/udaily/2015/dec/high-water-mark-data-121714.html

Delaware Sea Grant researchers develop infrastructure to house flood, high water mark data

CAMPUS

Donor report
http://www.udel.edu/udaily/2015/dec/presidents-report-121214.html

'2014 President's Report on Philanthropy' available online

Campus Stories

Board of Trustees

A new strategic planning initiative, faculty achievements, diversity efforts and STAR Campus programs were among the topics discussed during the Board of Trustees' semiannual meeting.

Lifelong learning registration, open houses

Registration is going on now at all locations of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institutes at the University of Delaware.

Research Stories

Temperature extremes

A study has found that spatial patterns of extreme temperature anomalies — readings well above or below the mean — are warming faster than the overall average.

Snow monitoring network

Real-time data from Delaware Environmental Observing System sensors is helping DelDOT set reimbursement thresholds for neighborhood association snow removal costs.

Global Stories

China partnerships

A UD delegation recently traveled to China to participate in an event designed to create partnerships between UD and high-achieving Chinese high schools.

Olympic activities

UD's Matt Robinson, who has been active with a variety of Olympic programs, recently made a presentation at the Americas Best Practices Symposium on National Olympic Committee Management and Sport Performance in Miami.

People Stories

UDARF talk

Debra Hess Norris discussed the work of UD's Department of Art Conservation during a recent meeting of the University of Delaware Association of Retired Faculty.

Comedy for a Cause

University of Delaware students and community members came together on Nov. 18 for UD Hillel's Comedy for a Cause event to support the Lone Soldier Center in memory of Michael Levin.

Honors Stories

Engineering honors

A UD College of Engineering team won honors during the Supercomputing 2014 conference held last month in New Orleans.

3-Minute Pitch

Freshmen studying business administration at UD participated in the 3-Minute Pitch competition, presenting their ideas for start-up companies.

FYI Stories

'Contactless' ONEcard

The UD ID card will be replaced by the ONEcard, which incorporates a chip and features a new technology initiative called "contactless," meaning the card can be placed near a reader device rather than swiped.

HealthyU in 2015

The HealthyU Employee Wellness program provides resources for University of Delaware faculty and staff to address their fitness-related resolutions in the New Year.

Sports Stories

Soccer All-American

UD forward Guillermo Delgado has been named third team National Soccer Coaches Association of America All-American.

Blue Hen selected

UD punter Eric Enderson has been named third team Associated Press NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision All-American.
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Reliving Newtown in a college classroom

The Chronicle of Higher Education, Dec. 11, 2014

In an op-ed, University of Delaware senior Emily Floros of Newtown, Connecticut, writes about her reaction to coverage of the shootings at Sandy Hook elementary school and classroom discussions about ethics in journalism.

UD students protest grand jury decisions in march down Main Street

Newark Post, Dec. 8, 2014

Chanting "Hands up, don't shoot" and "Black lives matter," protesters marched along Main Street on Saturday afternoon, expressing dissatisfaction with injustice nationally and locally. That was the third event that has taken place in Newark over the past two weeks, including a rally in front of UD's Memorial Hall and a "die-in" in the Trabant University Center.

UD's Harker: Dollars, value, globally warmed chickens

Cape Gazette, Dec. 5, 2014

At the global level, University of Delaware President Patrick Harker told members of the press in Lewes that UD, through engineering and environmental technologies, is helping to “bend the curve” to help ease the pressure on natural resources.

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