FYI Stories

Nov. 10: Grant writing
The University of Delaware Library will present a workshop on "Census Data for Grant Writing" on Tuesday, Nov. 10.
For health care providers, administrators
The first Telehealth in Delaware Conference will be held Tuesday, Oct. 20, at UD, bringing together state, regional and national experts to discuss the challenges and opportunities for telehealth initiatives in Delaware and the region.
Study abroad proposals
UD faculty interested in leading a study abroad program during Winter Session 2017 are encouraged to submit program proposals to the Institute for Global Studies by Dec. 1.
UD security contest
UD IT Security is hosting a contest for faculty and staff now through Nov. 15.
Education opportunities for UD employees
All benefits-eligible UD employees can learn more about education opportunities available to them at UD by attending an open house from 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 20, in Multipurpose Room A of the Trabant University Center.
Business meals
A complete and updated list of participants in the University of Delaware's Restaurant Affiliates Program, through which UD faculty and staff members can find dining alternatives for business meals at Newark restaurants, is available online.
RAD self-defense classes
University of Delaware Police are offering Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) basic self-defense classes for University-affiliated women this semester, with classes set to begin in November.
'Thanksgiving for All'
University of Delaware Parking Services is hosting drop-off locations for the Food Bank of Delaware's "Thanksgiving for All" food drive.
Student support
Resources are available for UD students who are concerned or struggling with recent events on campus.
Annual report
Each year, UD complies with the federal Crime Awareness and Campus Security Act, more commonly known as the Clery Act, by reporting on the nature, date, time and location of crimes occurring on campus. The 2015 report is now available.
Meet the finalist
Members of the UD community are invited to a presentation Oct. 6 by the finalist for the position of vice president and general counsel.
Oct. 19: 'Lunch is on us'
The University of Delaware 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 12:15-1:45 p.m., Monday, Oct. 19, in 130 Hullihen Hall.
Internal search
A search committee has been appointed to find UD's next senior vice provost for graduate and professional education.
For your safety
A safety campaign called 'Walk Safe Bike Safe' encourages positive behavior by recognizing individuals who are doing the right thing.
Oct. 13: Photoshop workshop
The University of Delaware Library will present a workshop on the functions of Adobe Photoshop on Tuesday, Oct. 13.
Deadline Oct. 16
The University of Delaware Office of New Student Orientation has announced that it is accepting applications for its 2016 Orientation Leader program.
IT Tech Fair
UD Information Technologies invites faculty and staff to attend the annual IT Tech Fair to be held Wednesday, Oct. 28, at the Trabant University Center.
Name UD's 3-D printing center
The University's new 3-D printing center in Smith Hall needs a name and the person who submits the winning entry is eligible for a prize.
Flu shots available
As the flu season approaches, flu shots are available for faculty, staff and the public at the Nurse Managed Health Center and for UD students at Student Health Services.
Senate opens academic year
UD's Faculty Senate held its first meeting of the fall semester on Sept. 21 in Gore Hall, with Acting President Nancy Targett providing introductory remarks.
Inclusive campus
The University of Delaware Office of Equity and Inclusion has announced fall training sessions, workshops and programs.
Writing workshops
The UD Writing Center will hold several workshops designed to help undergraduate and graduate students address challenges.
Oct. 7: Book club discussion
The Faculty Commons Book Club will meet Oct. 7 to discuss "In Defense of a Liberal Education" by Fareed Zacharia.
TEP applications
Tuition Exchange Program applications for new scholarships for the 2016-17 academic year are now being accepted.
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UD coastal scientist receives $1 million federal grant to study undetonated explosives on beaches

WDDE-FM, Sept. 28, 2015

Jack Puleo, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering at the University of Delaware, has received a grant from the Department of Defense to study undetonated munitions on beaches.

Changing American families

News Journal, Sept. 26, 2015

Bahira Sherif Trask, professor and chair of the Department of Human Development and Family Studies at the University of Delaware, discusses families and the rapid transformations that have been seen in recent years.

Here's the reason you're such a klutz

Her Magazine, Sept. 21, 2015

Charles (Buz) Swanik, associate professor of the Department of Kinesiology and Applied Physiology at the University of Delaware, is quoted in an article discussing a study he is leading about why some people are more accident-prone than others.


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