FYI Stories

Film, video workshops
The University of Delaware Library will present a workshop on "Introduction to Film and Video Collection Resources" on March 19 and March 25.
Delayed opening
UD will open at noon, Wednesday, March 4. Classes scheduled before noon today will not meet.
Weather watch
UD officials will be monitoring weather conditions throughout the night in order to make a decision about any changes to the University's operating schedule for Thursday, March 5. The decision is expected to be announced before 5:30 a.m., March 5.
Macintosh security alert
As of late 2014, Apple ended its support for Mac OS X 10.7. Mac users must upgrade to version 10.8 or later to maintain a secure computer.
ArcGIS Online
The University of Delaware Library will present a workshop on the functions of ArcGIS Online on Wednesday, March 18.
Cold weather schedule
UD Transportation Services has announced a temporary change to its nighttime schedule during very cold weather, with the North-South Express arriving at stops every 15 minutes.
UD's Office of Human Resources will soon launch "ConnectingU," a technology solution designed to accelerate employee development and enhance business performance.
Fire safety
UD's offices of Environmental Health and Safety and Residence Life and Housing have partnered to provide students with important fire safety information.
March 19: 'Lunch is on us'
The Office of the Dean of Students is interested in hearing the thoughts of undergraduates about the student experience at UD and is inviting students to an informal luncheon meeting from noon-1:30 p.m., Thursday, March 19, in 105 Hullihen Hall.
Adobe Illustrator workshop
The University of Delaware Library will present a workshop on the functions of Adobe Illustrator on Thursday morning, March 12.
Senate commission forum
The University of Delaware Faculty Senate Commission on Sexual Harassment and Assault has announced that it will hold an open forum at 4 p.m., Monday, March 9, in 104 Gore Hall.
Wash your hands
Keeping your hands clean is one of the most important steps to avoid getting sick and spreading germs to others.
Safety issues
UD's Office of the Dean of Students reminds members of the campus community that serious concerns about students' health and safety or the safety of the campus can be reported to the Student Behavior Consultation Team or to the Office of the Dean of Students.
Explore teaching, learning
During the spring semester, UD's Center for Teaching and Assessment of Learning will host several conversations and workshops designed to explore teaching and learning.
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Liquid Armor: University of Delaware's innovation

News Journal, March 4, 2015

Research on shear-thickening fluid by Norman Wagner of UD's Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering offers protection for members of the military and health care providers.

Markell unveils plan to combat climate change

News Journal, March 3, 2015

Nancy Targett, dean of UD's College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment, spoke about the high stakes for the state as it adopts a Climate Change Framework.

Preschoolers learn about community by building Main Street model

WDEL, Feb. 18, 2015

The University of Delaware's Laboratory Preschool provided young students an opportunity to learn about the value of community through construction of a model of Main Street in Newark.


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