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'Contactless' ONEcard
The UD ID card will be replaced by the ONEcard, which incorporates a chip and features a new technology initiative called "contactless," meaning the card can be placed near a reader device rather than swiped.
Winter holiday
The University of Delaware has announced hours and closings for the winter holiday break.
Food Bank boost
University of Delaware Parking Services' monthlong food drive program, in which motorists could make donations to pay parking citations, provided over 6,000 nonperishable food items to the Food Bank of Delaware.
Assistance needed
UD Police detectives are seeking the public's assistance in identifying two individuals in connection with the theft of a wallet taken from an unattended office in Smith Hall on Dec. 12.
Surpassing the goal
UD's 2014 United Way employee campaign has topped its goal, raising pledges totaling $162,763.68.
Education open house
University of Delaware employees learned about opportunities during an education open house held last month.
RefWorks workshops
The University of Delaware Library will present two workshops on RefWorks during Winter Session 2015.
'Engaging Education'
The 2015 UD Winter Faculty Institute and ITUE Workshop, "Experiencing Engaging Education," will be held Feb. 4-6, 2015.
Film, video resources
The University of Delaware Library will present a workshop titled "Introduction to Film and Video Collection Resources" during 2015 Winter Session.
Shuttle buses
University of Delaware Transportation Services has announced information regarding shuttle bus service for the end of fall semester and also for Winter Session.
DelaWELL payment
UD has announced January payments for employees who participated in the DelaWELL Rewards Program and qualified for the "early bird" incentive.
Holiday fun, bargains
The Barnes and Noble UD Bookstore will celebrate the holiday season with a variety of activities and special sales during the month of December.
Ebola resource
Ebola information website launched as part of UD's ongoing efforts to prepare, educate and communicate with the campus community about the virus.
Dissertation boot camp
Doctoral students can apply through Dec. 19 for an intensive workshop on dissertation writing, to be held Jan. 20-30.
Nominations sought
The University of Delaware Alumni Association is accepting nominations for the board of directors, Alumni Wall of Fame award, and the Warner and Taylor Awards for seniors.
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Reliving Newtown in a college classroom

The Chronicle of Higher Education, Dec. 11, 2014

In an op-ed, University of Delaware senior Emily Floros of Newtown, Connecticut, writes about her reaction to coverage of the shootings at Sandy Hook elementary school and classroom discussions about ethics in journalism.

UD students protest grand jury decisions in march down Main Street

Newark Post, Dec. 8, 2014

Chanting "Hands up, don't shoot" and "Black lives matter," protesters marched along Main Street on Saturday afternoon, expressing dissatisfaction with injustice nationally and locally. That was the third event that has taken place in Newark over the past two weeks, including a rally in front of UD's Memorial Hall and a "die-in" in the Trabant University Center.

UD's Harker: Dollars, value, globally warmed chickens

Cape Gazette, Dec. 5, 2014

At the global level, University of Delaware President Patrick Harker told members of the press in Lewes that UD, through engineering and environmental technologies, is helping to “bend the curve” to help ease the pressure on natural resources.


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