FYI Stories

Keep Calm and Teach On
Faculty Commons helps UD teachers prepare for the fall semester with over 20 help sessions on teaching-related topics.
Parking permits
The University has announced that the online parking permit system is available for students, staff and retirees who are interested in parking on campus during the 2015-16 academic year.
Getting ready for the new year
Complete room assignments have been sent to all incoming first-year UD students who will be living on campus beginning this fall.
Winter Session
UD's Office of the Provost and Division of Student Life invite proposals for innovative projects that will enhance the Winter Session experience.
New grad site
The University of Delaware Office of Graduate and Professional Education has launched a new website.
Winter wellness
The Institute for Global Studies invites UD faculty, staff, retires and their families to register for the second annual Puerto Rico Wellness Retreat to be held Feb. 3-7, 2016.
Advisory for motorists
University of Delaware Facilities advises motorists that repaving along Academy Street south of Lovett Avenue to Park Place will result in restrictions and road closings today through Aug. 7.
TA orientation
The University of Delaware will hold orientation for new incoming graduate teaching assistants on Monday, Aug. 24, at Gore Hall.
Mangone Award nominations
The Francis Alison Society at the University of Delaware has announced its 20th annual competition for the Gerard J. Mangone Young Scholars Award.
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.
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U.S. wind power on course to grow big

Here and Now, July 27, 2015

Jeremy Firestone of UD's School of Marine Science and Policy spoke about why wind power is on course to become one of the country's largest sources of energy, and where the U.S. stands compared with other countries.

'It's like going to Pluto and seeing McDonald's'

Science, July 23, 2015

Jennifer Biddle, assistant professor at UD, was quoted in an article about the surprisingly ordinary microorganisms found deep beneath the ocean floor. She said, "You'd expect microbes from this exotic environment to be unusual, and the discovery that they are similar to familiar microorganisms is 'disconcerting.' It's like going to Pluto and seeing McDonald's."

Wilmington, the city with too many charter schools

WHYY, July 22, 2015

A story about the heavy concentration of charter schools in the city of Wilmington quotes Dan Rich, University Professor of Public Policy.

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