Events Stories

March 3: Artist Talk canceled
A presentation by artist Colleen McCubbin Stepanic at 5 p.m., Tuesday, March 3, in 130 Smith Hall has been canceled.
March 3: Redding Lecture
Author and educator Geoffrey Canada will deliver the annual Louis L. Redding Lecture on Civil Rights and Social Justice March 3 in Mitchell Hall on UD's Newark campus.
March 3: Fast Forward
The Horn Program in Entrepreneurship at the University of Delaware will hold a Fast Forward event on March 3, highlighting innovative women in business.
March 4: Legal Studies lecture
Legal Studies Prof. Sheldon Pollack will speak March 4 about constitutional issues in same-sex marriage.
March 5: Thought Leader series
Earl Lewis, president of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, will present "Why Learn: In Search of Higher Education's Future" on Thursday, March 5, in the University of Delaware's Thought Leader Speaker Series.
March 5: Peace Corps session
A Peace Corps video screening and panel presentation will be held from 7-9 p.m., Thursday, March 5, in the Workshop Room of the University of Delaware's Career Services Center on Academy Street.
March 5: MTV 'Code' stars
SCPAB will present fan favorites from MTV's hit shows "Girl Code" and "Guy Code" at 8 p.m., Thursday, March 5, in the Multipurpose Rooms of the Trabant University Center.
March 6: First Friday Roundtable
The First Friday Roundtable series will open with a March 6 workshop on "Holding Students in Large Classes Accountable for Reading."
March 6: 'The River'
The University of Delaware Chamber Orchestra, under the direction of James Allen Anderson, will present "The River" at 8 p.m., Friday, March 6, in the Roselle Center for the Arts.
March 7: NYC bus trip
Tickets are on sale now for the University Student Centers' annual spring bus trip to New York City scheduled Saturday, March 7.
March 7, April 18: Bus trips
The University Student Centers and the Office of International Students and Scholars have teamed up to offer two spring bus trips at a discounted rate for both undergraduate and graduate students at the University of Delaware.
March 7: 'Star Wars' on ice
The University of Delaware Rust Ice Arena is holding 'Star Wars' Night from 8-10 p.m., Saturday, March 7, during public skating sessions.
March 8: UD's Anderson to conduct NSO
The University of Delaware's James Allen Anderson, assistant professor of music, will be the guest conductor for the Newark Symphony Orchestra at its "Sturm and Delight!" concert at 3 p.m., Sunday, March 8, at the Independence School.
March 5: Parkinson's symposium
A health care symposium for people with Parkinson's disease and their caregivers will be held from 12:30-4:30 p.m., Thursday, March 5, at the University of Delaware's STAR Campus atrium.
March 9: Celebrating engagement
The University of Delaware will host a Celebration of Community Engagement on Monday, March 9, from 5:30-8 p.m., in Clayton Hall on the Newark campus.
March 11: Meet with the Provost
University of Delaware students, faculty and staff are invited to meet with Provost Domenico Grasso in an open format town hall meeting scheduled from 4-5:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 11, in Gore Recital Hall of the Roselle Center for the Arts.
March 12: NET/WORK
UD's Horn Program and Career Services Center will host a NET/WORK jobs fair on Thursday, March 12, featuring leading technology companies.
March 11: 'Hunting Ground' preview
UD will preview "The Hunting Ground," a documentary about campus sexual assault, followed by a discussion with the producer March 11.
March 10-12: UD Women 100 years
Journalist Laura Ling will speak at UD March 11 as part of a three-day celebration of the Women's College Centennial and UD women for the past 100 years.
March 13: Pitt sociologist
Waverly Duck, an urban sociologist at the University of Pittsburgh, will present the annual Minority Mentor Lecture Series talk sponsored by UD's Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice from 12:30-2 p.m., Friday, March 13.
March 17: Corporate governance symposium
UD's Weinberg Center will host the Corporate Governance Symposium on March 17, analyzing governance issues of critical importance to institutional investors.
March 18: 'Ellen Terry' talk
The University of Delaware Library has announced the presentation "Ellen Terry: A Life in Letters" by Katharine Cockin at 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 18.
March 20: Norton Lecture
New York University's Samuel Scheffler will deliver the annual Norton Lecture in philosophy at UD on March 20.
Through March 20: Exhibition on printing
The University of Delaware Library has announced the opening of a new exhibition, "Five Hundred Years Ago in Printing," which will be on display through Friday, March 20, in the Information Room on the first floor of the Morris Library.
March 21: BHLP conference
All University of Delaware students are invited to join Blue Hen Leadership Program, the University's multi-tiered student leadership certification program, for its fifth annual spring leadership conference on Saturday, March 21.
March 3-21: SCPAB events
The Student Centers Programming Advisory Board will present a series of events during the month of March.
March 20-21: 'Campus Chatter'
College interviews on edgy topics will jump off the page and onto the stage in a new musical, "Campus Chatter," to be performed March 20-21 at Mitchell Hall.
March 5-22: 'Juno and the Paycock'
Renowned Irish stage director Ben Barnes and the University of Delaware Resident Ensemble Players will present Sean O'Casey's "Juno and the Paycock" March 5-22 at the Roselle Center for the Arts.
March 24: 'Religious Freedom'
Robert Louis Wilken will discuss "The Christian Roots of Religious Freedom" during a presentation at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 24, in 115 Purnell Hall.
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 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 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.
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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Preschoolers learn about community by building Main Street model

WDEL, Feb. 18, 2015

The University of Delaware's Laboratory Preschool provided young students an opportunity to learn about the value of community through construction of a model of Main Street in Newark.

George Washington, slave catcher

The New York Times, Feb. 16, 2015

Erica Armstrong Dunbar, associate professor and author of "A Fragile Freedom: African American Women and Emancipation in the Antebellum City," wrote an op-ed about George Washington as slaveholder.

Building a better life for black Delawareans

News Journal, Feb. 16, 2015

Justin Coger, a doctoral graduate student in the field of economic education at the University of Delaware, writes about how economic development is key for improving the social mobility and wellbeing of African-Americans in Delaware.

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