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Oct. 1: CNN's Hamby to speak
The University of Delaware's National Agenda speaker series will present CNN Digital national political reporter Peter Hamby at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 1, in Mitchell Hall.
Oct. 3: Big data in gaming
Harikesh Nair of Stanford University will discuss "Big Data and Marketing Analytics in Gaming: Combining Empirical Models and Field Experimentation" from 9:30-11 a.m., Friday, Oct. 3.
Oct. 3: Arts advocacy
An Oct. 3 conference will bring Delaware arts organizations together to address the need to expand their audiences.
Oct. 4: Main Street Mile
Downtown Newark will hold the eighth annual Main Street Mile run beginning at 9 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 4.
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. 5: Coast Day 2014
Coast Day 2014 will feature a special exhibit about weather and climate, a seafood festival, ship tours, educational exhibits, lectures and more.
Oct. 8: Doty address
James R. Doty, chairman of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, will give a lecture at UD on Wednesday, Oct. 8.
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: Philosophy panel
A panel of experts will discuss the appropriate use of military force during a presentation at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 8, in the Roselle Center for the Arts.
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. 9: Evelyn Hayes Symposium
The Evelyn Hayes Innovations in Healthcare Symposium on Oct. 9 will address effective assessment and treatment approaches to the neuropsychiatric complications of Parkinson's disease.
Oct. 9: Wayne Craven Lecture
Kellie Jones of Columbia University will deliver the Wayne Craven Lecture, sponsored by UD's Department of Art History, at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 9, in 115 Purnell Hall.
Oct. 9: 'Empires at War'
Harvard historian Erez Manela will speak at UD on Oct. 9, discussing how World War I shaped the global order.
Oct. 10: Graduate Student Gala
The Graduate Student Gala, on Oct. 10, will bring together UD graduate students for an evening of fun, food and time to socialize at University Museums' Old College Gallery.
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.
Through Oct. 12: 'Angels in America'
The Resident Ensemble Players opens its 2014-15 season with the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play "Angels in America: Millennium Approaches," Sept. 25 through Oct. 12, at the Roselle Center for the Arts.
Oct. 8, 12: 'Campus Chatter' auditions
Auditions for actors to perform in the new musical "Campus Chatter" will be held at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 8, and Sunday, Oct. 12, in the University of Delaware's Roselle Center for the Arts.
Oct. 13: Diversity crisis
Richard Tapia, director of the Center for Excellence and Equity in Education at Rice University, will lecture on the "Diversity Crisis in Higher Education" on Monday, Oct. 13, from 4 to 5 p.m. in Gore Recital Hall of the Roselle Center for the Arts.
Oct. 14: Major Mania
The University Studies Program will host a Major Mania event from 3-4:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 14, in Multipurpose Rooms A and B of the Trabant University Center.
Oct. 15: 'Renderings' discussion
UD's P. Gabrielle Foreman will present a discussion on the exhibition "Renderings: New Narratives and Reinterpretations" from 12:30-1:15 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 15, at the Mechanical Hall Gallery.
Oct. 16: Stress Less Fest
Healthy HENS and Get Up and Do Something will host a Stress Less Fest to help University of Delaware students de-stress for midterm examinations from noon-2 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 16, on The Green.
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.
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. 28: Fast Forward
UD's Horn Program in Entrepreneurship will host an evening with entrepreneurs, inventors and community leaders on Tuesday, Oct. 28.
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.
Nov. 21: 'Social Movements'
Elizabeth S. Anderson of the University of Michigan will speak on "Social Movements and Moral Progress" in the American Philosophical Association Lecture at 3 p.m., Friday, Nov. 21, in 104 Gore Hall.
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.
Oct. 2-Dec. 7: Greek, Roman antiquities
An exhibition featuring Greek and Roman antiquities will be on view at the University of Delaware's Old College Gallery from Oct. 2-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.
Oct. 1-Dec. 19: 'Dylan Thomas at 100'
The University of Delaware has announced the exhibition "Dylan Thomas at 100," which will be on view in the Morris Library Information Room from Wednesday, Oct. 1, through Friday, 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.
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.
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The News Journal, Sept. 14, 2014

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The News Journal, Sept. 12, 2014

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