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April 9: Measuring potential
The University of Delaware Center for the Study of Diversity will host a research-backed seminar on alternative measures of student potential on Thursday, April 9.
April 9: Dinosaur discovery
Drexel professor and UD alumnus Kenneth Lacovara will discuss his discovery of Dreadnoughtus schrani, the most complete supermassive dinosaur skeleton ever found.
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 10: Gospelrama
J.J. Hairston and Youthful Praise will be featured in Gospelrama 2015 to be held at 7 p.m., Friday, April 10, in Pearson Hall.
April 11: 'Wicked' bus trip
Members of the campus community are invited to join the University Student Centers for a bus trip to Baltimore to see the musical "Wicked."
April 11: Madden 15 tournament
University of Delaware students are invited to participate in an EA Sports Madden NFL 15 tournament to be held beginning at noon, Saturday, April 11, in the Hen Zone of the Perkins Student Center.
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.
April 6-11: Public Health Week
The University of Delaware will celebrate National Public Health Week 2015, with daily events for the entire community at the Science, Technology and Advanced Research Campus from April 6-11.
April 10-12: Lawn mower tune-up
UD students in Alpha Gamma Rho and the Society of Automotive Engineers will offer a push lawn mower tune-up service on Friday and Saturday, April 10-11.
April 15: Messick Fellow lecture
Susan T. Gooden of Virginia Commonwealth University will deliver a Messick Fellow lecture on her recent book "Race and Social Equity: A Nervous Area of Government" at 6 p.m., Wednesday, April 15.
April 15: UDLA to host Okrent
Writer and editor Daniel Okrent, author of "Last Call: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition," will be the featured speaker at the annual University of Delaware Library Associates dinner on April 15.
April 16: Nico and Vinz to perform
SCPAB will present Nico and Vinz, a Norwegian pop duo, in a performance at 8 p.m., Thursday, April 16.
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.
April 22: Tyler Lecture features Begleiter
Ralph Begleiter, former CNN world affairs correspondent and director of UD's Center for Political Communication, will discuss today's rapidly changing media during the Chaplin Tyler Lecture Series presentation on April 22.
April 22: 'Diaries of the Holocaust'
Alexandra Zapruder, the award-winning editor of "Salvaged Pages: Young Writers' Diaries of the Holocaust," will speak from 7-8 p.m., Wednesday, April 22.
April 23: Gore Lecture
Leading service marketing figure A. Parasuraman will visit UD on April 23 for a talk on the link between customer service and productivity as part of the W.L. Gore Lecture Series in Management Science.
April 23: Jefferson Life Sciences Lecture
Harry Gray of Caltech, who has recruited hundreds for a "Solar Army" that is working on better ways to store the sun's energy, will speak April 23 at the University of Delaware.
April 25: Ag Day
UD's College of Agriculture and Natural Resources will hold its annual Ag Day, this year with the theme "Farm to Table," on Saturday, April 25.
Through April 30: 'Clean Elections' exhibition
The University of Delaware Library has announced the opening of a new exhibition, "Clean Elections: Senator John J. Williams of Delaware and the Voting Rights Act of 1965," which will be on view April 1-30.
Through May 5: Issues in public policy
U.S. Rep. John Carney will be the first speaker in a series of talks on contemporary issues in public policy and administration scheduled this spring at the University of Delaware.
Through May 16: SCPAB film series
The University of Delaware Student Centers Programming Advisory Board will present a weekend film series during the spring semester.
Through May 17: 'Pictures of Place'
The University Museums of the University of Delaware will present "Pictures of Place: Experience, Mood, and Memory" through May 17 in Old College Gallery.
Through May 17: 'Land and Water' photographs
University Museums will present "Land and Water: Photographs from 1860 to Now," on view through May 17 in Old College West Gallery.
Through May 17: 'Forget Me Not' exhibition
The University Museums of the University of Delaware will present the exhibition "Forget Me Not: Photography Between Poetry and Politics" through May 17 in the Mechanical Hall Gallery.
Through May 17: 'Sculpted by Nature'
The University Museums of the University of Delaware present the exhibition "Sculpted by Nature" through May 17 in the Mineralogical Museum in Penny Hall.
Through 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 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.
Through July 3: 'Coastal Zone Act'
An exhibition on "The Legacy of the Delaware Coastal Zone Act: Conserving the First State" will be on view through July 3 in the Morris Library.
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Two-minute sideline test could be best way to ID concussions

NBC Nightly News, March 28, 2015

The University of Delaware, which is part of a nationwide study, was featured in a segment on concussions.

Report: Diversity of New England plant life threatened

Associated Press, March 26, 2015

Douglas Tallamy, professor of entomology and wildlife ecology, is quoted in an article about threats to the diversity of plant life in New England. "We have come to see plants simply as decorations and we just want to have pretty landscapes, but in doing that we have forgotten all the ecological roles that they play," he said.

Political ads overwhelm news on local TV

USA Today, March 19, 2015

Danilo Yanich, associate professor of public policy and administration, is quoted in a column about overwhelming political advertising. "There's no way for a citizen to make his way through the bombardment and onslaught and make an informed decision," Yanich said.

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