FYI Stories

Sept. 1-4: SMDC sessions
The University of Delaware Library will offer Student Multimedia Design Center orientations this week, with sessions Sept. 1-4.
Cross with the light
The timing of the walk signals at the intersection of South College and Delaware avenues has recently been changed, and pedestrians should be aware when crossing there.
Shuttle changes
University of Delaware Transportation Services has announced that it will implement several changes to shuttle bus routes.
Housing application opens Sept. 1
UD students who are at least second-year students and recent transfers with at least 30 credits as of Sept. 1 must apply for upper-division housing by Sept. 30 to be guaranteed housing for the 2016-17 academic year.
Air quality
As the fall semester gets underway, UD's Department of Environmental Health and Safety offers some important tips to maintain a healthy living environment in residence halls, apartments and off-campus housing.
Incorrect Highmark cards
University of Delaware employees are advised that Highmark Delaware recently issued ID cards with incorrect Primary Care Physician (PCP) and Specialist copays to both IPA/HMO and Comprehensive PPO members.
Library holiday hours
The University of Delaware Library has announced Labor Day holiday weekend hours, with the Morris Library open from 1-5 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 5, and Sunday, Sept. 6, and closed on Monday, Sept. 7.
Film, video resources
The University of Delaware Library will present two "Introduction to Film and Video Collection Resources" workshops in September.
TEP applications
Tuition Exchange Program applications for new scholarships for the 2016-17 academic year are now being accepted.
Fall wellness
The University of Delaware Office of Human Resources' Employee Wellness Program invites faculty and staff members to register now for fall wellness programs.
Police academy registration
Registration is now being accepted for the fall Community Police Academy offered by the University of Delaware Police.
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Scientists find a way to compat racial bias among little kids

Huffington Post, Aug. 29, 2015

Research on racial stereotypes in infants by Paul Quinn, professor of psychological and brain sciences at the University of Delaware, is highlighted.

Samsung's duel with Elliott: The activist challenge isn't over

Forbes, Aug. 24, 2015

Charles Elson, director of the John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance at the University of Delaware, is quoted in an article about the battle between Samsung and Elliott Associates.

Chemours Edge Moor plant closing is 'ominous' sign

News Journal, Aug. 21, 2015

James Butkiewicz, professor and chair of the University of Delaware's Department of Economics, is quoted in an article about the decision by Chemours to close its Edge Moor plant and what that means as the DuPont spin-off seeks a new headquarters site. "All of the signs are very ominous for Delaware," he said.


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