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Oct. 24: Afiara Quartet to perform
The University of Delaware Master Players Concert Series will present the Afiara Quartet, a world-class string quartet that has won almost every major international chamber music competition, at 8 p.m., Friday, Oct. 24, in the Gore Recital Hall of the Roselle Center for the Arts.
Oct. 24-25: Theatre costume sale
UD's Resident Ensemble Players and Department of Theatre will hold a pre-Halloween costume sale on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 24-25.
Oct. 28: Fast Forward
UD's Horn Program in Entrepreneurship will host an evening with entrepreneurs, inventors and community leaders on Tuesday, Oct. 28.
Oct. 28: 'Untitled 2' talk, opening
UD's Department of Art will hold an artist talk and reception to mark the opening of the exhibition "Untitled 2," featuring work by Mark Franchino and Jeremy Boyle, on Tuesday, Oct. 28.
Oct. 28: Beatrix Potter's botanical art
Garden historian, horticulturist and author Marta McDowell will explore Beatrix Potter's botanical art in a University of Delaware Botanic Gardens presentation from 7-8:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 28, in the Townsend Hall Commons.
Oct. 28: Darryl Strawberry to speak
Former Major League Baseball star Darryl Strawberry will discuss how to overcome life's obstacles, particularly substance abuse, during a presentation at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 28, in the University of Delaware's Mitchell Hall.
Oct. 29: Poetry reading
Fleda Brown, UD professor emerita and former Delaware poet laureate, will give a public poetry reading on campus Oct. 29.
Oct. 29: Smithsonian curator to speak
Jacquelyn Days Serwer, chief curator of the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C., will be featured in a special lecture at 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 29.
Oct. 29: Science Cafe talk
Prasad Dhurjati, UD professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, will discuss "Autism and the Gut-Brain Connection" at a Science Cafe presentation at 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 29, in ISE Lab.
Oct. 29: Alison Lecture
Abraham Lenhoff, recipient of the UD's 2014 Francis Alison Faculty Award, will present the Francis Alison Inaugural Lecture Oct. 29 in the Roselle Center for the Arts.
Oct. 29: Mobility Challenge
The inaugural Mobility Challenge will be held on the University of Delaware's North Green from 4-7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 29.
Oct. 29: 'Digital Campaign' topic
Teddy Goff, the digital director for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign, will be the speaker when the University of Delaware National Agenda speaker series continues at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 29, in Mitchell Hall.
Oct. 30: McNabb address, panel discussion
F. William McNabb, chairman and CEO of Vanguard, will speak at the University of Delaware on Oct. 30, with the presentation to be followed by a panel discussion on board composition.
Oct. 30: Sustainability transition
Pamela Matson, dean of the School of Earth Sciences at Stanford University, will visit UD on Oct. 30 for presentations on supporting environmental sustainability through science and higher education.
Nov. 1: 'The Great War'
A daylong Saturday Symposium on Nov. 1 will explore World War I through discussions, history and museum tours.
Nov. 1: Mayor's Masquerade run, walk
The University of Delaware College of Health Sciences is partnering with the city of Newark to host the Mayor's Masquerade Fun Run and Walk on Saturday, Nov. 1.
Oct. 24 - Nov. 1: Halloween activities
UD students have a variety of fun ways to celebrate the Halloween season on campus this week.
Nov. 7: Pitch Party
The Horn Program in Entrepreneurship at UD will hold a "Pitch Your Path" competition on Nov. 7 for students with ideas for new businesses.
Nov. 5: 'Life, Times of William Allingham'
Natasha Moore, the recipient of the 2014 University of Delaware Library/Delaware Art Museum Fellowship in Pre-Raphaelite Studies, will give a presentation about her research for her biography, "The Literary Life and Times of William Allingham," on Wednesday, Nov. 5.
Nov. 11: 'Trial of Mendel Beilis'
Robert Weinberg, professor of history at Swarthmore College, will speak on "Blood Libel in Late Imperial Russia: Popular Antisemitism and the Trial of Mendel Beilis" at 12:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov 11.
Nov. 14-15: 'Survivor Objects'
UD's Center for Material Culture Studies will hold a symposium Nov. 14-15, focused on objects that have survived cultural trauma.
Through 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.
Through 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.
Through 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.
Through 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.
Through 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: '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 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: '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: '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.
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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State kicks off second Sea Level Rise Awareness Week

Delaware Newszap, Sept. 15, 2014

Jen Volk of University of Delaware Cooperative Extension is working with UD researchers to develop salt tolerant crops to help farmers who have fields near the Delaware coast.

Delaware gets positive time on national TV

The News Journal, Sept. 14, 2014

The University of Delaware's UDairy Creamery and Moo Crew student workers won the Best Sundae on Sunday competition and had their ice cream featured on the Food Network's series "Eating America."

UD research an important engine for 21st-century economy

The News Journal, Sept. 12, 2014

Charles Riordan, vice provost for research, wrote a Delaware Voices opinion piece highlighting the University of Delaware's many research successes and detailing how its entrepreneurial spirit will power it as an even stronger engine for the 21st-century economy.

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