Parents & Family Weekend 2013

Festive events set Nov. 8-10 for students, friends and families

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10:17 a.m., Sept. 25, 2013--Blue Hens, their friends and families are invited to join in the fun during the University of Delaware's Parents & Family Weekend 2013, scheduled for Nov. 8 – 10.  

Coordinated by the Division of Student Life, the weekend schedule is anchored by featured events, including:

Campus Stories

CISters in technology

Funding from the National Center for Women and Information Technology Academic Alliance, in partnership with Symantec, will support an e-textiles workshop.

Confronting binge drinking

UD recently hosted a Binge Media Challenge to encourage students to use social media to confront the issue of binge drinking.
  • The Friday Night Comedy Show – Jim Gaffigan, live at The Bob;
  • Family Fest Tailgate – Fun for the whole family;
  • UD Football – Fightin’ Blue Hens take on the Tribe from William & Mary; and
  • Ghosts & History on The Green – A walking tour showcasing UD in a whole new light.

To round out the weekend, there will be a variety of programs and promotions offered by units across campus as well as businesses in the surrounding community. Events identified as “Inside UD” offer visitors the chance to meet faculty and staff, tour new construction and get a behind-the-scenes look at experiential learning environments.  

Registration is open and tickets for featured events are available for purchase online.  For more information, including the weekend schedule and answers to frequently asked questions, visit the Parents & Family Weekend website. 

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