FYI Stories

Suspect in jail
The University of Delaware Police Department has arrested and charged a UD graduate student with 21 counts of criminal violation of privacy for allegedly hiding video cameras in various restrooms, most of them women's restrooms, over a period of more than two years.
MS Office free for UD students
UD students can download Microsoft Office and use it for free while enrolled in UD classes.
Parking Services office
The University of Delaware Parking Services office will be closed from noon-1:30 p.m., on Wednesday, July 30.
In memoriam
W. David Teter, former assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering at the University of Delaware from 1968-99, passed away July 12 at the age of 77. Services will be held Saturday, July 19.
Megabus NYC route
Megabus.com has announced that it will reinstate daily service between the University of Delaware campus in Newark and New York City on Sept. 10, and city-to-city express bus tickets can now be purchased.
Nominations
The Francis Alison Society has announced its 19th annual competition for the Gerard J. Mangone Young Scholars Award.
New initiative
UD Police will hold its first Community Police Academy this fall providing an opportunity for community members to learn more about police procedures and techniques.
Instructional, travel grants
Nineteen UD faculty members and two graduate students have won instructional grants awarded by UD's Center for Teaching and Assessment of Learning.
Third VSCSE workshop
From August 25-26, UD will host its third summer workshop organized by the Virtual School of Computational Science and Engineering.
Delaware Tech waiver
UD is now accepting applications from full-time benefit-eligible employees who want to be entered in the Aug. 12 lottery for a chance to have one of their dependents participate in the 2014-15 Tuition Waiver Exchange Program with Delaware Technical Community College.
413 Academy entrance
Due to ongoing construction, visitors to the UD human resources and police offices at 413 Academy Street are being redirected from the street side entrance to the entrance located on the east side of the building.
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Play to learn

Metro Kids, May 1, 2014

Roberta Golinkoff, Unidel H Rodney Sharp Professor in the School of Education, discussed the importance of play in learning.

UD president: Unionizing could end sports programs

NPR Here and Now, May 1, 2014

UD President Patrick Harker discussed the potential impacts of student-athlete unionization.

Museums struggle to protect art from public defacement

The News Journal, May 1, 2014

Janis Tomlinson, director of University Museums, briefly discussed the value of keeping security procedures private.

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