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Sept. 3: Sculptor to discuss work
Visiting scholar Cameron Hockenson will discuss his work during a lecture to be held at 12:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 3, in Room 101 of the University of Delaware's Studio Arts Building.
Sept. 4: 'Evening in the Garden'
UD's College of Agriculture and Natural Resources and the Food Bank of Delaware will hold the sixth annual "Evening in the Garden" on Sept. 4. Attendees must RSVP by Aug. 25.
Sept. 11: TEDMED UD
The College of Health Sciences invites the community to a live streaming of Cole Galloway's TEDMED 2014 talk on mobility and independence on Thursday, Sept. 11, from 4:30-6 p.m., at the STAR Campus.
Sept. 11: USA women's basketball exhibition
UD will once again host a high-level women's basketball game at the Bob Carpenter Center as the 2014 USA Basketball women's national team will compete in an exhibition game on Sept. 11. Tickets go on sale Aug. 11.
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. 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 series opens
The 2014-15 University of Delaware Master Players Concert Series will open on Saturday, Sept. 27, with the gala "1979."
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.
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. 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. 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.
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.
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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