Events Stories

Sept. 17: Teaching and Learning Conversation
The Center for Teaching and Assessment of Learning will hold its first Teaching and Learning Conversation about teaching critical thinking on Sept. 17.
Sept. 17: 'Fade to Black'
A series on dark political humor in American film will open this week with a screening of "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 17, in Mitchell Hall.
Sept. 17: Constitution Day
James Magee, Judge Hugh M. Morris Professor of Political Science and International Relations, will speak Sept. 17 at Redding Residence Hall in commemoration of Constitution Day.
Sept. 15-17: RLHAB interest sessions
UD Residence Life and Housing Alternative Break program sets interest meetings Sept. 15-17.
Sept. 18: Remembering the Holocaust
Holocaust survivors and a documentary filmmaker will be special guest lecturers in a University of Delaware Jewish Studies class this fall.
Sept. 18: John Quinones to speak
John Quinones of ABC News will be the featured speaker during a Latino Heritage Month Extravaganza event to be held Thursday, Sept. 18, at the University of Delaware.
Sept. 18: Concert by USAF Chamber Trio
The United States Air Force Band's Chamber Trio will present a free public concert Sept. 18 at the University of Delaware.
Sept. 19: POW, MIA remembrance
University of Delaware Air Force and Army ROTC cadets will host a 24-hour event in remembrance of American military personnel held as prisoners of war or missing in action on Friday, Sept. 19.
Sept. 20: Pancakes for Parkinson's
Several faculty members in the University of Delaware College of Health Sciences have teamed with Christiana Care Rehabilitation Services to participate in the Delaware Pancakes for Parkinson's event on Sept. 20 at Sanford School in Hockessin.
Sept. 20: Do you Dare to Serve?
UD's offices of Residence Life and Alumni Relations are encouraging students and alumni to “Dare to Serve” as they host UD Day of Service on Sept. 20.
Sept. 21: Community Day
Newark Community Day will be held from 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 21, on the University of Delaware Green.
Sept. 22: 'Actors on Acting'
Richard Davison, University of Delaware professor emeritus of English, will discuss "Actors on Acting" during a presentation at 10:30 a.m., Monday, Sept. 22, at the Newark Senior Center.
Sept. 22: 'Disabled Upon Arrival'
Jay Dolmage, associate professor at the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada, will present a talk titled "Disabled Upon Arrival: Technologies of Disablement and Racialization at the Border" at 3:30 p.m., Monday, Sept. 22, in 127 Memorial Hall.
Sept. 23: Tyler Lecture
University of Delaware alumnus and corporate authority Lawrence Cunningham will deliver a lecture on Tuesday evening, Sept. 23, on his book "Berkshire Beyond Buffett: The Enduring Value of Values."
Sept. 24: Freedom to read
UD's Department of English will hold a Banned Book Read-out from 11a.m.-4 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 24, on the South Green.
Sept. 25: Stephen A. Smith to speak
Stephen A. Smith, the noted sports journalist and social critic, will present a conversation titled "Adversity: Keep Your Head in the Game" at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 25, in Mitchell Hall.
Sept. 26: Norton Memorial Lecture
Douglas N. Husak, professor of philosophy at Rutgers University, will deliver the fall David Norton Memorial Lecture at 3:45 p.m., Friday, Sept. 26, in the Bacchus Theatre of the University of Delaware's Perkins Student Center.
Sept. 27: Quest for the Clover
New Castle County 4-H and the 4-H Food Smart Families program will hold the third annual Quest for the Clover 5K walk and run and a 4-H Fitness Fun Day on Saturday, Sept. 27.
Sept. 27: MPCS gala '1979'
The 2014-15 University of Delaware Master Players Concert Series will kick off with its season opening gala, titled "1979," on Saturday evening, Sept. 27, in Mitchell Hall.
Sept. 28: Taste of Newark
The 11th annual Taste of Newark food festival will be held from noon-3 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 28, on the lawn of the University of Delaware's Old College in Newark.
Sept. 28: Aerial circus experience
UD's Student Centers Programming Advisory Board will present Circus Electronica, an aerial acrobatic circus experience, on Sunday evening, Sept. 28, in Mitchell Hall.
Sept. 29-Oct. 3: Walk Away from Cancer
Cancer Care Connection, in collaboration with the University of Delaware College of Health Sciences, will hold its second annual Walk Away From Cancer from Sept. 29 to Oct. 3.
Sept. 30: Official opening slated
The University of Delaware Library invites the campus community to the official opening of DELCAT Discovery, scheduled at 3 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 30, in the Reading Room on the first floor of the Morris Library.
Oct. 1: Lessons of love
Jayne Smith, who underwent a near-death experience while giving birth to her second child, will share her insights at a lecture that will be telecast in the Health Sciences Complex Atrium at the University of Delaware's STAR Campus on Wednesday, Oct. 1, from 3- 4:30 p.m.
Oct. 16-20: YES meditation course
Caring About Living More will present a free five-day meditation course through the Art of Living Foundation from Oct. 16-20.
Oct. 3: Arts advocacy
An Oct. 3 conference will bring Delaware arts organizations together to address the need to expand their audiences.
Aug. 29-Oct. 4: Student Life programming
University of Delaware students have a wide variety of large-scale programs from which to choose throughout the fall semester.
Oct. 5: CancerBWare 5K
UD's Center for Drug and Health Studies will sponsor the second annual CancerBWare 5K race and walk on Sunday, Oct 5.
Oct. 8: Meet with the provost
UD Provost Domenico Grasso will hold a town hall meeting for the campus community on Oct. 8 at the Trabant University Center.
Oct. 8: Young the Giant to perform
SCPAB has announced Young the Giant as the headlining performer for its fall concert on Wednesday, Oct. 8. Tickets sales for UD students start Monday, Sept. 8.
Oct. 10-12: Parents and Family Weekend
UD Parents and Family Weekend will be held Oct. 10-12 and will feature comedian Joel McHale, special tours and programs and a Blue Hens football game.
Oct. 17: Homecoming 5K
Registration is now being accepted for the inaugural Blue Hens Homecoming five-kilometer run and walk to be held at 5:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 17.
Oct. 19: Family Fun Day
Students in UD's physical therapy program will host a Family Fun Day on Sunday, Oct. 19, at the Health Sciences Complex at the STAR Campus.
Aug. 29-Nov. 15: SCPAB fall film series
The University of Delaware Student Centers Programming Advisory Board has announced the schedule for the fall semester film series.
Through Dec. 3: 'Material Culture of War'
On the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I, the University of Delaware's Center for Material Culture Studies will offer a series of talks on the "The Material Culture of War" through the fall semester.
Sept. 3-Dec. 7: 'Delaware Awake!'
A new exhibition titled "Delaware Awake! World War I at Home and Abroad" will run from Sept. 3 through Dec. 7 at the University of Delaware's Old College West Gallery.
Sept. 3-Dec. 7: 'Sculpted by Nature'
The UD Mineralogical Museum will host the exhibition "Sculpted by Nature: Silver and Copper from the Peter H. Farquhar Collection" from Sept. 3 through Dec. 7.
Sept. 3-Dec. 7: 'Renderings'
UD's Mechanical Hall Gallery will host an exhibition highlighting a selection of prints from the Brandywine Workshop in Philadelphia, "Renderings: New Narratives and Reinterpretations," from Sept. 3 through Dec. 7.
Through Dec. 19: 'Union at Crossroads'
The University of Delaware Library will host the exhibition "The Union at the Crossroads: The Presidential Election of 1864" from July 8-Dec. 19 in the Special Collections Lincoln Exhibit Case on the second floor of the Morris Library.
Through Dec. 19: 'Animal, Vegetable, Mineral'
The University of Delaware Library has announced a new exhibition, "Animal, Vegetable, Mineral: Selections from the University of Delaware Library Natural History Collection," which will be on view through Dec. 19.
Through Dec. 19: 'Insect Societies'
The University of Delaware Library has announced a new exhibition, "Insect Societies and Their Influence on Human Societies," which will be on view through Dec. 19.
Sept. 27-April 18: USC bus trips
The University Student Centers will host a variety of bus trips this year, offering discounted tickets and comfortable round-trip transportation from Trabant University Center to local destinations.
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