FYI Stories

July UNIX Basics Series
Researchers are invited to register for a free series covering introductory topics in Unix beginning in July.
HR liaison honored
Shirley Becker, business administrator with the University Student Centers, has been named the University of Delaware's Human Resources Liaison of the Quarter for the second quarter of 2015.
Robbery investigation
Newark Police are investigating the robbery of an employee of Buffalo Wild Wings that occurred at approximately 10:40 p.m., Monday, June 29, on South Main Street.
Delaware Tech exchange
UD's Office of Human Resources is now accepting applications for the 2015-16 Tuition Waiver Exchange Program lottery with Delaware Technical Community College.
Accreditation input
UD's School of Nursing will seek re-accreditation of its baccalaureate and master's degree programs and accreditation of the post-graduate Advanced Practice Registered Nurse certificate programs this fall.
Parking changes, prices
University Parking Services has announced several changes, including license plate recognition, and prices for the 2015-16 academic year.
TA orientation
The University of Delaware will hold orientation for new incoming graduate teaching assistants on Monday, Aug. 24, at Gore Hall.
2015 SFI
The 2015 UD Summer Faculty Institute explored issues of student and community engagement, critical thinking, engaging difference, digital humanities and digital storytelling.
Early Bird
University of Delaware Transportation Services has announced a change in the Summer Early Bird shuttle bus route.
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UD team hopes to combine solar, wind and fuel cells

The News Journal, June 29, 2015

A feasibility study on combining renewable energy sources to provide power is being led by UD's Babatunde A. Ogunnaike, dean of the College of Engineering, and Ajay Prasad, director of the Center for Fuel Cell Research.

Your lawn could improve (or pollute) our water

WHYY, June 19, 2015

Sue Barton, associate professor of plant and soil sciences, is quoted in a story about how a golf course-like lawn might not be the best choice for your property. "It just doesn't need to be the default vegetation in a landscape," she said.

The evolution of Birthzilla: Why women want a crowd in the delivery room

Philadelphia Magazine, June 17, 2015

Karen Rosenberg, professor of anthopology, is featured in an article about the evolution of human birth and birthing rituals. "The ability to have and transmit culture — kinship, ritual, language — is part of our adaptation," she said.

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