Global Stories

Olympic activities
UD's Matt Robinson, who has been active with a variety of Olympic programs, recently made a presentation at the Americas Best Practices Symposium on National Olympic Committee Management and Sport Performance in Miami.
China partnerships
A UD delegation recently traveled to China to participate in an event designed to create partnerships between UD and high-achieving Chinese high schools.
'Global Perspectives'
The University of Delaware Institute for Global Studies has announced the 2014-15 photo contest theme, "Global Perspectives," which is aimed at encouraging students studying abroad to share their inspiring snapshots.
Students of the world
A novel anthropology course at the University of Delaware encourages classroom discussions and extracurricular interactions between its American and international students.
OISS Thanksgiving dinner
UD's Office of International Students and Scholars hosted a Thanksgiving meal for 300 international students and scholars and their families.
UDaB abroad
University of Delaware Alternative Breaks (UDaB ) will send 16 students on its first international experiential and service learning program to Nindiri, Nicaragua, in January 2015.
2015 China trip
UD has announced the ninth annual special trip to China for alumni, faculty, staff and friends of UD and its Master Players Concert Series. The trip is schedule in June and the deadline for applications is Jan. 15, 2015.
Partners in Poland
CAS Dean George Watson and several faculty members visited the University of Warsaw to strengthen and expand partnerships and exchanges.
Global hoops
The second edition of the International Coaching Apprenticeship in Basketball (ICAB), which included sessions at the University of Delaware, was completed in November.
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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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