FYI Stories

Oct. 27 deadline
Tuition Exchange Program applications for new scholarships for the 2015-16 academic year are now being accepted from UD faculty and staff through the Educational Benefits web form.
Improve English skills
UD's English Language Institute is now enrolling students in its nine-week, semi-intensive evening class program, to be held Sept. 3 to Nov. 3.
TA Orientation
The University of Delaware will hold TA Orientation for incoming graduate teaching assistants on Wednesday, Aug. 20, at Clayton Hall.
Juveniles arrested
Newark Police have arrested three Newark juveniles in connection with a robbery and shooting incident that occurred in the evening of Monday, July 28, on Thorn Lane in Newark.
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.
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.
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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