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Social media: Going international
The latest installment of the UD social media blog discusses the long journey leading to the implementation of a Weibo account.
Summer Faculty Institute
The University of Delaware 2014 Summer Faculty Institute will be held from June 2-6.
Seasonal change
As occurs every spring and fall, University of Delaware Facilities is in the process of preparing for the changing seasons, in this case from heating to cooling.
Dissertation boot camp
The University of Delaware College of Arts and Sciences and the University Writing Center are joining forces to offer an intensive workshop for Ph.D. students.
April 25: Sustainable landscape
Susan Barton will discuss sustainable landscape practices during a Green Liaison lecture on Friday, April 25.
'Sustainability chats'
Three UD residence halls will open their doors to the campus community on Tuesday, April 22, for "sustainability chats" with faculty and staff.
In memoriam
A celebration of the life of Andrew Kirkpatrick, former chairman of the University of Delaware Board of Trustees, will be held May 17 in Wilmington.
For your protection
UD Police remind members of the campus community to secure their property and not to leaving belongings unattended.
Internet dial-up discontinued
Information Technologies will decommission the hardware that supports dial-up access to the University's network on May 31.
Warren Award
UD is seekiong nominations for the third annual John Warren Excellence in Leadership and Service Award.
Change your UD password
Due to the Heartbleed exploit, the University of Delaware is requiring that all UDelNet passwords be changed by April 23.
Finding family information
The University of Delaware Library will present two workshops on genealogy, on April 29 and May 15.
Bike safety
Several free bicycle safety events are being held on campus from now through the end of April for University of Delaware students, faculty and staff.
Multimedia workshop
The University of Delaware Library will present a workshop titled "The Power of HTML and CSS: Introduction to Authoring Web Pages" on Tuesday, April 22.
Women's Caucus
The University of Delaware Women's Caucus has announced its spring general meeting, scheduled April 24, and is seeking candidates for its governing board.
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Did You Know: Shakespeare turns 450, still hip

The News Journal, April 9, 2014

Kristen Poole, professor of English, discusses Shakespeare.

How should colleges address conflicts between academics, athletics and money?

PBS NewsHour, Tuesday, April 8, 2014

UD President Patrick Harker discussed the importance of education in a segment on conflicts between academics, athletics and money in Division I.

Extreme rain events on rise

The News Journal, April 7, 2014

Gerald J. Kauffman, director of the Water Resources Agency, discusses extreme weather.

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