Events Stories

July 4: Fireworks display
The city of Newark will hold its annual Fourth of July fireworks from 6-9:30 p.m., Saturday, July 4, at the University of Delaware's David M. Nelson Athletic Complex off South College Avenue.
Through July 17: 'Coastal Zone Act'
An exhibition on "The Legacy of the Delaware Coastal Zone Act: Conserving the First State" will be on view through July 17 in the Morris Library.
Through July 31: 'Margaret Walker' exhibition
The University of Delaware Library the 100th anniversary of the birth of poet, novelist, teacher and critic Margaret Walker with a special exhibition on view through July 31.
Aug. 29: IndiaFest
IndiaFest 2015 will be held from noon to 10:30 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 29, at the Bob Carpenter Center.
Sept. 15: Yagoda to speak
The University of Delaware Library will host a lecture by Ben Yagoda, professor of English, at 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 15, in the Morris Library.
Sept. 30: Artist Will H. Bradley
The University of Delaware Library Associates will hold a program and exhibition titled "Will H. Bradley An American Artist: Selections from the Gordon A. Pfeiffer Collection" at 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 30.
Oct. 21: Open Access Week
The University of Delaware Library will celebrate Open Access Week with a presentation by Kevin Smith of Duke University at 4 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 21, in the Reading Room of the Morris Library.
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UD team hopes to combine solar, wind and fuel cells

The News Journal, June 29, 2015

A feasibility study on combining renewable energy sources to provide power is being led by UD's Babatunde A. Ogunnaike, dean of the College of Engineering, and Ajay Prasad, director of the Center for Fuel Cell Research.

Your lawn could improve (or pollute) our water

WHYY, June 19, 2015

Sue Barton, associate professor of plant and soil sciences, is quoted in a story about how a golf course-like lawn might not be the best choice for your property. "It just doesn't need to be the default vegetation in a landscape," she said.

The evolution of Birthzilla: Why women want a crowd in the delivery room

Philadelphia Magazine, June 17, 2015

Karen Rosenberg, professor of anthopology, is featured in an article about the evolution of human birth and birthing rituals. "The ability to have and transmit culture — kinship, ritual, language — is part of our adaptation," she said.

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