Events Stories

April 23: Faculty Reading, Lecture Series
Julian Yates will be featured in the University of Delaware Department of English Faculty Reading and Lecture Series presentation at 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 23, in 318 Gore Hall.
April 23: PRSSA 'Perfect Pitch' concert
The UD chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America will host a fundraising concert titled "The Perfect Pitch" on Wednesday evening, April 23, in the Bacchus Theatre of the Perkins Student Center.
April 23: Global Agenda
Susan Shirk of the University of California, San Diego, will discuss "China's Challenges" at a Global Agenda presentation at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 23, in Mitchell Hall.
April 24: Ron Wenger Memorial Lecture
The Lori's Hands registered student organization will host the Ron Wenger Memorial Lecture at 6 p.m., Thursday, April 24, at the Health Sciences Complex on the University of Delaware's STAR Campus.
April 24: Sustainability issues
The UD student organization Project Green will sponsor a town hall meeting on campus sustainability issues at 6 p.m., Thursday, April 24, in the Louis L. Redding residence hall complex lounge.
April 24: Andrew W.K. to perform
WVUD will sponsor a concert by Andrew W.K. at 7 p.m., Thursday, April 24, in the Bacchus Theatre of the Perkins Student Center.
April 24: 'Streets of Harlem'
"The Streets of Harlem: How Black Men in the Streets Adapt to Structural Violence," a new documentary by Yasser Payne, will be screened at 7 p.m., Thursday, April 24.
April 24: All-female horn experience
Genghis Barbie, an innovate, all-female horn ensemble, will perform at 8 p.m., Thursday, April 24, in the Gore Recital Hall of the Roselle Center for the Arts at UD.
April 24-25: VAWA conference
The University of Delaware will host the conference "Powerful Partnerships: 20 Years of the Violence Against Women Act and the Path Ahead" on Thursday and Friday, April 24 and 25, at Clayton Hall.
April 25: TASA reception
UD's Turkish American Student Association will host a reception marking the 90th year of the Turkish Republic from 4:30-7:30 p.m., Friday, April 25, at the Trabant University Center.
April 26: Drug Take-Back Day
The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration's National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, April 26, at the University of Delaware Police building on Academy Street.
April 25-26: UDBG plant sale
The University of Delaware Botanic Gardens will hold its 22nd annual benefit plant sale on Friday, April 25, and Saturday, April 26, which is also Ag Day at UD.
April 26: Ag Day
Ag Day, an annual tradition of UD's College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, will be held on Saturday, April 26.
April 26: Health Fair and Field Day
The University of Delaware Health Fair and Field Day will be held from noon to 4 p.m., Saturday, April 26, on The Green.
April 26: HENStock yard sale
HENStock, a sustainable yard sale sponsored by University of Delaware Residence Life and Housing in which area residents can purchase items donated for credit, will be held from 1-5 p.m., Saturday, April 26, on the North Green.
April 26-27: Relay for Life
Relay for Life at the University of Delaware has announced that the 2014 event will be held April 26-27 at Newark High School.
April 29: Gore Lecture
The annual W.L. Gore Lecture Series in Management Science will hold a program on Tuesday, April 29, at Clayton Hall on UD's Laird campus.
April 29: Inaugural lecture
Ajay Prasad, who has been named College of Engineering Alumni Distinguished Professor, will deliver his inaugural lecture at 4 p.m., Tuesday, April 29.
April 30: Diamond Challenge final round
Students from around the world participated in this year's Diamond Challenge, a high school entrepreneurship program hosted by the Horn Program in Entrepreneurship at the University of Delaware.
Through April 30: 'Amiri Baraka' exhibition
The University of Delaware Library has announced the exhibition "Amiri Baraka, 1934-2014," which is on view through Wednesday, April 30, in the Information Room on the first floor of the Morris Library.
April 30: Creative writing lecture
Catherine Carter, a University of Delaware alumna and professor at Western Carolina University, will be the featured speaker in the Gregory Family Celebration of Creative Writing.
May 2: Vinson Lecture
MIT professor Lorna J. Gibson will deliver the Jack R. Vinson Distinguished Lecture at the University of Delaware on Friday, May 2.
May 3: Creek Fest
The annual White Clay Creek Fest will be held from noon-4 p.m., Saturday, May 3, at the Carpenter Recreation Area of White Clay Creek State Park off Route 896 north of Newark.
April 25-May 3: 'Measure for Measure'
E-52 Student Theatre will perform its main stage production of William Shakespeare's "Measure for Measure" from April 25 through May 3.
May 4: Autism Speaks race
Alpha Xi Delta at the University of Delaware will sponsor a five-kilometer run and walk to benefit Autism Speaks on Sunday, May 4.
Through May 6: Expert insights
Talks on "Contemporary Issues in Public Administration" will be offered at UD this spring.
May 7: Tyler Lecture
Business journalist Ron Insana will deliver a Chaplin Tyler Executive Leadership Series lecture on Wednesday, May 7.
May 7: Blue Hen Games
Members of the Class of 2016 can show their school spirit and update their wardrobes at the same time through a special sophomore class T-shirt swap and Blue Hen Games, scheduled on Wednesday, May 7, on the North Green.
May 7: 'Neighbors' advance screening
NBC Universal Pictures and SCPAB will present an advance screening of the film "Neighbors" at 7 p.m., Wednesday, May 7, in the Trabant University Center Theatre. Tickets will be available Monday, April 28.
May 8: Hutchinson Lecture
William L. Wascher, Federal Reserve Bank expert, will speak on "Did the Financial Crisis Permanently Damage the U.S. Economy?: Implications for Policymakers" on Thursday evening, May 8.
May 10: DIP Project Showcase
The Design Innovation and Positivity Club will host the first University of Delaware Project Showcase on May 10, and is seeking student creations.
May 10: UDaB 5K
The University of Delaware Alternative Breaks program will hold its first 5-kilometer walk and run beginning at 9 a.m., Saturday, May 10, at the Laird Campus.
May 12: Stephen A. Smith to speak
Sports journalist and social critic Stephen A. Smith will present a talk titled "Adversity: Keep Your Head in the Game" at 7:30 p.m., Monday, May 12, in Mitchell Hall.
Through May 13: Coffeehouse Comedy Series
SCPAB will present the Coffeehouse Comedy Series to be held every Tuesday evening, from Feb. 11 to May 13.
Feb. 19-May 14: Jewish Studies series
A Jewish Studies Program course will offer a spring semester lecture series from 12:20-1:10 p.m. on Wednesdays in Purnell Hall.
May 14: UDLA Faculty Lecture
The University of Delaware Library Associates has announced the 2014 Annual Faculty Lecture, titled "A Quarter Century of Thinking About Women: Personal and Intellectual Reflections," to be given by Margaret Andersen on May 14.
Feb. 14-May 17: SCPAB spring film series
SCPAB will present a film series during the spring semester, opening Feb. 14 and running through May 17.
Through June 8: '1864: Year of Destiny'
The University of Delaware Library has announced that the exhibition "1864: Year of Destiny" is on view through Sunday, June 8, in the Special Collections Lincoln Exhibit Case.
Through June 13: Burroughs exhibition
The University of Delaware Library has announced the new exhibition "Nothing Is True, Everything Is Permitted: William S. Burroughs at 100."
Through June 28: 'Strategy and Structure'
Works by UD art professor Robert Straight will be featured in the exhibition "Strategy and Structure: The Work of Robert Straight" on view through June 28 in the Old College West Gallery.
Feb. 12-June 28: 'FreshPAINT'
A new exhibition titled "FreshPAINT: African American Art at UD" will be on view Feb.12-June 28 at the University of Delaware's Mechanical Hall Gallery.
Through June 28: 'Faces of the Collection'
"Faces of the Collection," featuring portraits, sketches and sculptures that focus on faces, will be on view through June 28 in the University of Delaware's Old College Gallery.
Through July 11: 'Civil Rights Act'
The University of Delaware Library will mark the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights Act with an exhibition featuring books, manuscripts, videos, photographs and other materials.
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