PEOPLE

Christie announces
http://www.udel.edu/udaily/2015/jun/christie-063015.html

UD alumnus Chris Christie announces bid for GOP presidential nomination

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

RESEARCH

Up on the roof
http://www.udel.edu/udaily/2015/jun/solar-hybrid-energy-062515.html

Study investigates use of solar on hybrid fuel cell shuttle buses

CAMPUS

Focus on conservation
http://www.udel.edu/udaily/2015/jun/photograph-conservation-062415.html

UD leads workshop to help students preserve historic photographs

 
 

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.

Fishing, filtering, math

A workshop at UD gave high school teachers some suggestions for showing their students the value of math.

Research Stories

Climate change understanding

A new study co-authored by UD alumna Joanna Huxster and UD professor Willett Kempton examines undergraduate student understanding and misconceptions of climate change.

Robots, computers, humans

A conference hosted by the University of Delaware brought together philosophers and computer specialists to discuss ethical issues.

Global Stories

Spotlight on scholars

University of Delaware scholars from around the world came together for the first time to showcase their innovative research for more than 100 members of the campus community.

'Mallets, Brass, Steel'

The UD Percussion Ensemble enjoyed a successful performance June 19 at the University of Trinidad and Tobago campus at the National Academy for the Performing Arts in Port of Spain.

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.

Rising to the challenge

Civil engineering alumnus Frank Frisby shared his thoughts on passion and purpose as keynote speaker at the 2015 RISE banquet.

Honors Stories

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.

Ockels wins award

Three Delaware high school students competed in the annual National BioGENEius Challenge, with Mikayla Ockels of Milton receiving the 2015 Practical Impact Award.

FYI Stories

TA orientation

The University of Delaware will hold orientation for new incoming graduate teaching assistants on Monday, Aug. 24, at Gore Hall.

Accreditation input

UD's School of Nursing will seek re-accreditation of its baccalaureate and master's degree programs and accreditation of the post-graduate Advanced Practice Registered Nurse certificate programs this fall.

Sports Stories

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.

Women's golf

The UD women's golf team has announced its fall schedule, which includes the University of Delaware Invitational to be held Oct. 24-25 in Rehoboth Beach.
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UD team hopes to combine solar, wind and fuel cells

The News Journal, June 29, 2015

A feasibility study on combining renewable energy sources to provide power is being led by UD's Babatunde A. Ogunnaike, dean of the College of Engineering, and Ajay Prasad, director of the Center for Fuel Cell Research.

Your lawn could improve (or pollute) our water

WHYY, June 19, 2015

Sue Barton, associate professor of plant and soil sciences, is quoted in a story about how a golf course-like lawn might not be the best choice for your property. "It just doesn't need to be the default vegetation in a landscape," she said.

The evolution of Birthzilla: Why women want a crowd in the delivery room

Philadelphia Magazine, June 17, 2015

Karen Rosenberg, professor of anthopology, is featured in an article about the evolution of human birth and birthing rituals. "The ability to have and transmit culture — kinship, ritual, language — is part of our adaptation," she said.

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