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SCPAB meets weekly
The Student Centers Programming Advisory Board is looking for new general members.
Commencement 2016
All current UD undergraduate students are invited to apply for the Commencement Committee that will work on planning the University's most important ceremony. The deadline to apply has been extended to Feb. 17.
Photoshop basics
The University of Delaware Library will present a workshop on the functions of Adobe Photoshop on Thursday, Feb. 18.
Service awards
UD's Office of Human Resources will host the 2016 Service Awards luncheon and dinner events to recognize employees with five to 45 years of service as well as recent retirees.
Spring move-in
Almost 5,000 students will move back to University of Delaware residence halls during move-in weekend, Feb. 6-8, as the spring semester gets underway.
For your information
With the U.S. Department of State issuing travel advisories regarding the Zika virus, UD administrators are monitoring the situation and how it might affect members of the UD community.
Library leadership
Five finalists for the position of vice provost for libraries and museums at UD will visit the campus this month.
Finals shuttle schedule
University of Delaware Transportation Services has announced the shuttle bus schedule for Saturday, Feb. 6, which is Winter Session final examination day.
SMDC orientation
The University of Delaware Library will offer Student Multimedia Design Center orientation sessions this month.
IT Activity Report
University of Delaware Information Technologies has published its January 2016 Activity Report.
To ensure safety
Because of the high number of fires associated with hoverboards, the University of Delaware has banned the use, storage and charging of the devices on its campus, effective immediately.
UD Capture registration
UD Capture services can help faculty members record classes for student review and make-up classes due to unpredictable winter weather.
First Friday Roundtable
The First Friday Roundtable session on Feb. 12 will review UD's teaching and learning grants.
Premiere Pro workshop
The University of Delaware Library will present a workshop on the functions of Adobe Premiere Pro on Wednesday afternoon, Feb. 10.
Film, video collection
The University of Delaware Library will present a workshop titled "Introduction to Film and Video Collection" on Tuesday, Feb. 9, focusing on film and video resources and services related to classroom instructional support and research.
Secure UD training
Secure UD training will be released on a new schedule for 2016 to encourage employee development throughout the year.
3-D printing design challenge
Blue Print 3D Studio hopes to spark interest and understanding in 3-D printing among UD students through its inaugural design challenge.
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Environmentalists request change to Delaware's beach replenishment practices

WHYY Newsworks, Feb. 3, 2016

Art Trembanis, associate professor in the University of Delaware's College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment, said beach replenishment isn't a real solution to erosion: "It's just putting a Band-Aid on the bleed."

Still saving flooded photos

Wimberley (Texas) View, Feb. 3, 2016

Debra Hess Norris, Unidel Henry Francis du Pont Chair in Fine Arts and chair of the University of Delaware's Department of Art Conservation, led an effort to restore photos damaged by floods in Texas and Oklahoma.

UD police release hilarious and informative 'Copline Bling'

USA Today College, Feb. 1, 2016

The University of Delaware Police Department video, "Copline Bling," continues to draw viewers as it promotes campus safety.

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