Global Stories

Building schools
The UD chapter of buildOn is organizing a trip to Burkina Faso in August 2015 to help launch construction of a new school that will serve underprivileged children.
Nov. 5: 'Your Newark' luncheon
The International Caucus of the University of Delaware will host a "Your Newark" luncheon with Andrew Haines, Newark's deputy city manager, at 12:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 5.
Borel Fellows
In an effort to identify the first Borel Fellows, Mark Rieger, dean of UD's College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, will travel to Kenya in November.
Rwanda overcomes
For Louise Mushikiwabo, minister of foreign affairs and cooperation for the Republic of Rwanda and a 1988 UD alumna, an Oct. 1 return to campus was a homecoming.
Xiamen delegation
While marking the fourth anniversary of the Confucius Institute at the University of Delaware, UD welcomed distinguished guests from China's Xiamen University and signed an agreement to bring doctoral students to campus.
International films
A fall semester International Film Series will offer screenings at 7 p.m., Sundays, Sept. 14 through Nov. 23, in the Trabant University Center Theatre.
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Five myths about Halloween

Washington Post, Oct. 27, 2014

Joel Best, professor of sociology at the University of Delaware, refutes many common myths about Halloween as the holiday approaches.

Poet laureate's job? Maybe it's leading horse to water

The News Journal, Oct. 25, 2014

Fleda Brown, University of Delaware professor emerita, discussed her time in the state as both an English professor and as the Delaware poet laureate.

UD's Lerner College offers doctorate in big data analysis

Delaware Business Daily, Oct. 24, 2014

The University of Delaware's new doctoral program in financial services analytics, under the direction of Bintong Chen, professor of business administration, will teach students to perform detailed research and analysis on “big data” in the business world.

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