Events Stories

Jan. 28: Poetry performance
The noted author and performance poet Taylor Mali will be featured in an event at 5 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 28, at the University of Delaware's Roselle Center for the Arts.
Jan. 29: Hot Chocolate Festival
With Thursday's Hot Chocolate Festival a sweet success, a second has been planned for Jan. 29 in the Perkins Student Center.
Feb. 1: 'A Visit with Ernest Hemingway'
Richard Davison, professor emeritus of English at the University of Delaware, will examine the life of Ernest Hemingway in a presentation at 2 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 1, at the Newark Free Library, 750 Library Ave.
Feb. 3: Economic Forecast
Business and economic experts will visit UD on Feb. 3 for the 2015 February Economic Forecast, which also will feature a Twitter conversation.
Feb. 7: Medical Aspects of Sports
The 46th annual Medical Aspects of Sports seminar will take place at the University of Delaware's Clayton Hall on Saturday, Feb. 7.
Jan. 22-Feb. 8: REP presents 'Millionairess'
The University of Delaware Resident Ensemble Players will stage George Bernard Shaw's comedy "The Millionairess" from Jan. 22 through Feb. 8 in the Roselle Center for the Arts.
Feb. 19: IFSA annual conference
The third annual conference of UD's Institute for Financial Services Analytics will host speakers from the University, IBM and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
Feb. 19: Melissa Harris-Perry to speak
Melissa Harris-Perry, professor, author and host of a popular show on MSNBC, will be the featured speaker in the Black History Month Extravaganza 2015 to be held at 7 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 19, at the University of Delaware.
Feb. 26: African American experience
William Jelani Cobb of the University of Connecticut will present a Black History Month lecture at 7 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 26, in the Multipurpose Rooms of the Trabant University Center.
Through Feb. 28: Winter skating events
A series of special Saturday night and family fun weekend skating sessions have been announced by the University of Delaware Ice Arenas.
March 3: Redding Lecture
Author and educator Geoffrey Canada will deliver the annual Louis L. Redding Lecture on Civil Rights and Social Justice March 3 in Mitchell Hall on UD's Newark campus.
Through March 20: Exhibition on printing
The University of Delaware Library has announced the opening of a new exhibition, "Five Hundred Years Ago in Printing," which will be on display through Friday, March 20, in the Information Room on the first floor of the Morris Library.
April 10: Designs for Healthy Living
Designs for Healthy Living, which will explore the intersection between health and design, will be held April 10 at the Health Sciences Complex on the University of Delaware's STAR Campus.
April 11: Health fair
University groups and researchers are invited to host tables at a health fair to be held at the University of Delaware's STAR Campus on April 11. The event will feature panel discussions, health screenings, health and wellness information, healthy foods and activities, information about research studies, and a blood drive.
Through 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.
Jan. 27-June 12: 'Sumter to Appomattox'
The University of Delaware Library has announced a new exhibition "From Fort Sumter to the Appomattox Court House: The American Civil War," which will be on view from Jan. 27 through June 12.
Through June 14: 'Lincoln Collection' exhibition
The University of Delaware Library has announced a forthcoming exhibition, "Selections from the Richard H. Stewart Abraham Lincoln Collection," which will be on view from Jan. 20 through June 14 in the Morris Library.
Jan. 27-July 3: 'Coastal Zone Act'
An exhibition on "The Legacy of the Delaware Coastal Zone Act: Conserving the First State" will be on view from Jan. 27 through July 3 in the Morris Library.
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Reliving Newtown in a college classroom

The Chronicle of Higher Education, Dec. 11, 2014

In an op-ed, University of Delaware senior Emily Floros of Newtown, Connecticut, writes about her reaction to coverage of the shootings at Sandy Hook elementary school and classroom discussions about ethics in journalism.

UD students protest grand jury decisions in march down Main Street

Newark Post, Dec. 8, 2014

Chanting "Hands up, don't shoot" and "Black lives matter," protesters marched along Main Street on Saturday afternoon, expressing dissatisfaction with injustice nationally and locally. That was the third event that has taken place in Newark over the past two weeks, including a rally in front of UD's Memorial Hall and a "die-in" in the Trabant University Center.

UD's Harker: Dollars, value, globally warmed chickens

Cape Gazette, Dec. 5, 2014

At the global level, University of Delaware President Patrick Harker told members of the press in Lewes that UD, through engineering and environmental technologies, is helping to “bend the curve” to help ease the pressure on natural resources.

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