FYI Stories

Armed robbery investigations
Newark Police are investigating two armed robberies, both involving UD students, that occurred Sept. 20 and 21.
Arson investigation
Newark Police are investigating two attempted arsons that occurred early Sept. 20 in the 100 block of Victoria Court.
Applying biosafety standards
September has been declared National Biosafety Stewardship Month by the National Institutes of Health, and UD Environmental Health and Safety and the University Biosafety Committee are supporting the awareness campaign.
Suspects sought
The Newark Police Department is seeking two suspects in the strong-arm robbery of a female University of Delaware student that occurred at about 7:40 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 18, on the Pomeroy Trail.
Digital animation
The University of Delaware Library will present a workshop on digital animation techniques on Friday, Oct. 3, in the Student Multimedia Design Center.
Afro-Latina histories
The University of Delaware Library has announced the opening of a new digital collection, the Delaware Afro-Latina oral histories collection.
Sept. 22: Future of general education
The University of Delaware Faculty Senate Executive Committee has announced that it will hold an open hearing on the future of general education at UD on Monday, Sept. 22.
Cultural event funding
The UD Faculty Senate Committee on Cultural Activities and Public Events is accepting funding requests for programs of local, national and world significance that illuminate, explain, articulate, or are a creative part of the cultures of mankind.
Open access
The University of Delaware Library will present a workshop titled "Publishing Toolkit for Graduate Students: Authors' Rights and Open Access" for graduate students on Thursday, Oct. 2.
Wellness retreat
A winter wellness retreat to Puerto Rico is being offered by UD's Institute for Global Studies and the Employee Wellness Program.
For your safety
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced that some residential smoke alarms produced by Kidde have been recalled.
Business meals
The University of Delaware Restaurant Affiliates Program is available for use by members of the campus community.
Sept. 30: Adobe workshop
The University of Delaware Library will present a workshop on the functions of Adobe Premiere Pro on Tuesday, Sept. 30.
DELCAT Discovery
The University of Delaware Library will present three DELCAT Discovery workshops this semester.
Bike registration
In a continuing effort to improve and streamline bicycle parking on campus, University of Delaware Parking Services is asking staff and students to register their bicycles.
Flu prevention
Two clinics on the UD campus, the Nurse Managed Health Center for faculty and staff and their family members and Student Health Services for students, provide convenient locations to get flu shots.
Sept. 22: GIS workshop
The University of Delaware Library will present a workshop on "New Castle County GIS Viewer" on Monday, Sept. 22.
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.
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State kicks off second Sea Level Rise Awareness Week

Delaware Newszap, Sept. 15, 2014

Jen Volk of University of Delaware Cooperative Extension is working with UD researchers to develop salt tolerant crops to help farmers who have fields near the Delaware coast.

Delaware gets positive time on national TV

The News Journal, Sept. 14, 2014

The University of Delaware's UDairy Creamery and Moo Crew student workers won the Best Sundae on Sunday competition and had their ice cream featured on the Food Network's series "Eating America."

UD research an important engine for 21st-century economy

The News Journal, Sept. 12, 2014

Charles Riordan, vice provost for research, wrote a Delaware Voices opinion piece highlighting the University of Delaware's many research successes and detailing how its entrepreneurial spirit will power it as an even stronger engine for the 21st-century economy.

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