UD alumni are invited to a cooking demonstration by Dana Herbert.

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UD alumnus Dana Herbert to lead cooking demonstration

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8:37 a.m., Jan. 25, 2013--Dana Herbert, a University of Delaware alumnus and winner of the 2010 Cake Boss: The Next Great Baker television show on TLC, will offer a cooking demonstration for alumni on Tuesday evening, Feb. 5, on the UD campus in Newark.

Herbert, a 1998 hotel, restaurant and institutional management graduate and owner of Desserts by Dana, will present “Baking with Bacon” at 6 p.m. at Marriott’s Courtyard Newark-University of Delaware on the Laird Campus.

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The cooking demonstration will be hosted by the New Castle County Alumni Club with support from the UD Alumni Association.

Cost is $30 for the class only, $45 for the class and a UD apron.

For details or to register, see the Alumni Relations website.

Other UD alumni activities are scheduled as follows:

Monday, Jan. 28, 6 p.m.: Northern New Jersey. Blue Hens will gather at Tiffany’s in Pequannock for a Northern New Jersey Alumni Club open board meeting and men’s basketball watch party. Share ideas for events and activities in 2013 and watch the Hens take on Drexel University in Colonial Athletic Association action.

Wednesday, Jan. 30, 6:30 p.m.: New York City Alumni Club winter social. New York City alumni will get together at the Tribeca Tap House for food and drinks.

Friday, Feb. 1, 10 a.m.: Winter Lecture Series. Alumni 50 and older are invited to attend a lecture on “Global Ocean Challenges and the Future of Marine Science” sponsored by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Delaware in Rehoboth Beach.

Thursday, Feb. 7, 5:30 p.m.: Bowling in Reading. UD alumni can shake off the winter blues with a night at the bowling alley in the Reading area. There will be pizza, soft drinks, prizes and more.

Friday, Feb. 8, 10 a.m.: Winter Lecture Series. Alumni 50 and older are invited to attend a lecture on “Behind the Scenes at the Opera” sponsored by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Delaware in Rehoboth Beach.

Wednesday, Feb. 13, 7 p.m.: UD men's basketball at Northeastern. UD alumni can get discounted tickets and bring the whole family to cheer on the Blue Hens men’s basketball team as they take on Northeastern University at Matthews Arena in Boston.

Friday, Feb. 15, 6 p.m.: Phoenix happy hour. UD alumni will hold a happy hour event at Dave and Busters in Phoenix at which they can meet UD Alumni Relations staff and reminisce with fellow UD graduates about life back on campus. Friends and families are welcome.

Saturday, Feb. 16, 11 a.m.: Women's lacrosse alumnae ice breaker reception. Alumni are invited to join UD women’s lacrosse coach Kateri Linville, a 2003 graduate, and her team to celebrate the start of the 2013 season.

Wednesday, Feb. 20, 6:30 p.m.: Washington, D.C. Alumni Club town hall meeting. The Washington, D.C., Alumni Club will hold a town hall meeting at which Blue Hens can get to know fellow alumni and D.C. alumni club board representatives over drinks and snacks. There will be an open discussion about the future direction of the club. Alumni are invited to share ideas and offer feedback.

Saturday, Feb. 23, 8:15 a.m.: Lancaster alumni at the Barnes Foundation. Lancaster, Pa., area alumni are invited to enjoy a day at the Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia. Price includes admission to the museum and round-trip bus transportation from Lancaster.

Saturday, Feb. 23, 3:30 p.m.: Baltimore alumni at The Brewer's Art. Baltimore alumni will get together for a tour and tasting at The Brewer's Art.

Tuesday, Feb. 26, 6 p.m.: An Evening of Conversations and Connections with New York City Alumni. Alumni, students and friends will gather at this second annual Evening of Conversations and Connections event in New York City. Those who attend can meet and learn from successful UD alumni and expand their professional networks. The evening’s theme, “Lessons in Global Strategies,” will feature an interactive discussion focused on the ever-increasing importance of engaging in worldwide business and communications across all industries.

Saturday, March 2, 4 p.m.: Seattle Blue Hens happy hour. Join UD graduates in Seattle at Delaware native Chef Tom Douglas' establishment, the Brave Horse Tavern, for drinks, complimentary appetizers and good times.

The Office of Alumni Relations recognizes and thanks the UD Alumni Association for its support of several of these events.

Photo by Shawn Kirkpatrick

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