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Through Sept. 4: Hillel welcome week
Hillel at the University of Delaware has announced a week of activities to welcome students back to campus.
Sept. 4: Lucas Brothers shows at 10:30, midnight
Perkins Live, a semester-long series of free Friday night programs for all University of Delaware students, kicks off on Friday, Sept. 4, with the Lucas Brothers.
Sept. 9: Women and STEM
UD's Psychological and Brain Sciences colloquium begins Sept. 9 with a talk on why women are more likely to leave STEM fields.
Sept. 9: 'ReSoundings' opening
A celebratory opening of the University Museums exhibition "ReSoundings" will be held from 5-7 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 9, in the Mechanical Hall Gallery.
Sept. 9: National Agenda opens
Bill Plante, CBS News correspondent who covered the civil rights movement, will be the opening speaker in the University of Delaware's National Agenda speaker series on "Race in America" on Wednesday evening, Sept. 9.
Sept. 10: 'Evening in the Garden'
UD's College of Agriculture and Natural Resources and the Food Bank of Delaware will hold the seventh annual "Evening in the Garden" fundraiser on Thursday evening, Sept. 10.
Sept. 12: Chiddy Bang to perform
SCPAB will present hip-hop artist Chiddy Band in a performance Sept. 12 at the Trabant University Center.
Sept. 15: Yagoda on 'The B-Side'
The University of Delaware Library will sponsor a lecture by Ben Yagoda on his book "The B-Side: The Death of Tin Pan Alley and the Rebirth of the Great American Song" at 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 15, in the Reading Room of the Morris Library.
Sept. 17: Soles Lecture
Former Congressman and Delaware Gov. Michael Castle will deliver the annual James R. Soles Lecture at UD Sept. 17.
Sept. 17: Sonia Manzano to speak
Actress Sonia Manzano, one of the most influential Latinas in television best known for her role as Maria on "Sesame Street," will speak at 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 17, at the University of Delaware.
Sept. 24: Comedian Jay Pharoah
SCPAB will present comedian Jay Pharoah at 8 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 24, in the Trabant University Center Multipurpose Rooms.
Sept. 30-Nov. 4: Diabetes workshop
A diabetes self-management program will be held Wednesday afternoons from Sept. 30 to Nov. 4 in the University of Delaware General Services Building.
Sept. 30: Will H. Bradley presentations
The University of Delaware Library Associates will sponsor a program at 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 30, in conjunction with the exhibition, "Will H. Bradley, An American Artist: Selections from the Gordon A. Pfeiffer Collection."
Through Oct. 2: 'Napoleon'
The University of Delaware Library has announced the exhibition titled "Remembering Napoleon Bonaparte," which will be on view through Oct. 2 on the first floor of the Morris Library.
Oct. 3: Master Players opens
The University of Delaware Master Players Concert Series will open Oct. 3 with the concert "Xiang Gao and Friends," celebrating the 10-year anniversary of UD's Ceruti violin purchase.
Oct. 4: Coast Day 2015
Coast Day 2015 will feature the Robotic Discovery Laboratory, TEACH FLEET, food festivals and interactive learning to promote marine stewardship and environmental awareness.
Oct. 8: Black Lives Matter
UD's Department of Black American Studies will present a lecture by James B. Peterson of Lehigh University on the Black Lives Matter movement at 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 8, in the Trabant University Center Theatre.
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.
Oct. 23: B.J. Novak to perform
Actor and comedian B.J. Novak will perform at the University of Delaware's Parents and Family Weekend Comedy Show on Oct. 23.
Sept. 4-Nov. 13: Perkins Live
Throughout fall semester, the University Student Centers and the Division of Student Life will host free Friday night programs for all University of Delaware students.
Sept. 5-Nov. 14: Trabant Now
The University Student Centers and Division of Student Life have teamed up with registered student organizations and Greek chapters to offer Saturday night programs for all University of Delaware students throughout fall semester.
Sept. 4-Dec. 5: SCPAB fall films
The University of Delaware Student Centers Programming Advisory Board will present a film series running Sept. 4 through Dec. 5 during the fall semester.
Sept. 9-Dec. 11: 'Old Master' works
University Museums of the University of Delaware will present the exhibition "Old Master Prints and Drawings," on view from Sept. 9 through Dec. 11 in the Old College West Gallery.
Sept. 9-Dec. 11: Irenee du Pont Collection
The University Museums at the University of Delaware will present an exhibition featuring the Irenee du Pont Collection from Sept. 9 through Dec. 11 in the Mineralogical Museum in Penny Hall.
Sept. 9-Dec. 11: 'ReSoundings'
The University Museums of the University of Delaware will present the exhibition "ReSoundings" from Sept. 9 through Dec. 11 in the Mechanical Hall Gallery.
Sept. 9-Dec. 11: 'COLOR/form' exhibition
The University Museums at the University of Delaware will present the exhibition "COLOR/form: Dennis Beach/Donald McLaughlin," on view Sept. 9 through Dec. 11 in the Old College Gallery.
Through Dec. 15: ADA exhibition
The University of Delaware Library has announced the forthcoming exhibition titled "25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act," which will be on view as a four-case exhibition in the Information Room of the Morris Library through Dec. 15.
Through Dec. 18: 'Staging History'
The University of Delaware Library has announced the forthcoming exhibit titled "Staging History: Barrie Stavis and the Dramatization of John Brown's Raid on Harpers Ferry," which will be on view through Dec. 18 in the Lincoln Exhibit Case.
Through Dec. 18: Will H. Bradley exhibition
The University of Delaware Library has announced "Will H. Bradley, An American Artist: Selections from the Gordon A. Pfeiffer Collection," an exhibition of rare books, manuscripts and artifacts that is on view in the Special Collections Exhibition Gallery on the second floor of the Morris Library through Friday, Dec. 18.
April 6: 2016 UDLA annual dinner
Erik Larson, author of "Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania," will be the featured speaker at the University of Delaware Library Associates annual dinner to be held Wednesday, April 6, 2016.
Sept. 26-April 30: Bus trips
The University Student Centers at the University of Delaware will again host a variety of bus trips this year.
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News Journal, Sept. 3, 2015

UD's Charles Elson, director of the John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance, is quoted in an article about stances taken by large investors in the DuPont proxy fight.

Breaking the ice: Obama seeks to cement climate change legacy

NBC News, Aug. 31, 2015

John Byrne, director of the Center for Energy and Environmental Policy at the University of Delaware, was quoted in a report on President Barack Obama and policies on climate change.

Scientists find a way to combat racial bias among little kids

Huffington Post, Aug. 29, 2015

Research on racial stereotypes in infants by Paul Quinn, professor of psychological and brain sciences at the University of Delaware, is highlighted.

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