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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.
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.
CANR cuts ribbon
University and College of Agriculture and Natural Resources officials recently opened the new Center for Experimental and Applied Economics in Townsend Hall.
Feb. 26: African American experience
William Jelani Cobb of the University of Connecticut will present a Black History Month lecture at 7 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 26, in the Multipurpose Rooms of the Trabant University Center.
Challenge met
The University of Delaware has won the Colonial Athletic Association Blood Challenge for the fourth straight year, leading the way with 700 donors.
Blue Hen selected
UD punter Eric Enderson has been named third team Associated Press NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision All-American.
Strategic planning
The strategic planning working group focusing on Models for the New American Research University has been receiving input across a broad range of topics.
Jan. 3: Ice skating show
"Journey to a Dream," a show featuring members of the 2014 international and 2015 U.S. national figure skating teams, will be held at 5 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 3, at the University of Delaware's Fred Rust Ice Arena.
NAI Fellow
Babatunde A. Ogunnaike, dean of the University of Delaware's College of Engineering, is among 170 distinguished innovators who have been named 2014 fellows by the National Academy of Inventors.
Centralizing resources
Delaware Sea Grant researchers have collaborated with federal and state agencies to develop central infrastructure for high water mark flood data.
Winter holiday
The University of Delaware has announced hours and closings for the winter holiday break.
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.
Freshman football award
UD defensive lineman Blaine Woodson finished 14th in the final voting for the Sports Network's Jerry Rice Award, which recognizes top NCAA FCS freshmen.
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.
UDARF talk
Debra Hess Norris discussed the work of UD's Department of Art Conservation during a recent meeting of the University of Delaware Association of Retired Faculty.
April 18-19: iMusic concert
UD's Master Players Concert Series has announced a change in the April iMusic program, with "CSI: Beethoven, A Chamber Music Play" now on the schedule.
Dec. 24-Jan. 2: Holiday skating
The University of Delaware Ice Arenas will host holiday skating sessions beginning Wednesday, Dec. 24, and continuing through Friday, Jan. 2.
RCR training
Training in the Responsible Conduct of Research will be offered Feb. 5 in the Trabant University Center. Topics will range from ethical considerations for performing research to financial management, laboratory safety and many others.
Soccer All-American
UD forward Guillermo Delgado has been named third team National Soccer Coaches Association of America All-American.
Surpassing the goal
UD's 2014 United Way employee campaign has topped its goal, raising pledges totaling $162,763.68.
Temperature extremes
A study has found that spatial patterns of extreme temperature anomalies — readings well above or below the mean — are warming faster than the overall average.
Dec. 22: Creamery Claus
During this busy holiday season, Santa Claus will make a stop at the University of Delaware's UDairy Creamery from 1-4 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 22.
Jan. 10: Master Players winter concert
The University of Delaware Master Players Concert Series will continue its 2014-15 season with its first winter concert at 3 p.m., Saturday Jan. 10, in the Gore Recital Hall of the Roselle Center for the Arts.
Comedy for a Cause
University of Delaware students and community members came together on Nov. 18 for UD Hillel's Comedy for a Cause event to support the Lone Soldier Center in memory of Michael Levin.
Education open house
University of Delaware employees learned about opportunities during an education open house held last month.
Donor report
The University of Delaware invites the public to view the "2014 President's Report on Philanthropy," which is now available online.
For the Record, Dec. 12, 2014
For the Record provides information about recent professional activities of University of Delaware faculty, staff, students and alumni.
'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.
Engineering honors
A UD College of Engineering team won honors during the Supercomputing 2014 conference held last month in New Orleans.
Professor named
Michela Taufer of UD's Department of Computer and Information Sciences has been elected to a three-year term on the steering committee for the SC Conference Series.
Nobel Prize videos
Videos are now available in which UD faculty experts explain the work that won this year's Nobel Prizes.
Soccer honor
UD senior Allegra Gray has been named second team NSCAA All-Mid-Atlantic in women's soccer.
RefWorks workshops
The University of Delaware Library will present two workshops on RefWorks during Winter Session 2015.
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.
Lerner graduate celebration
Last week the University of Delaware's Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics celebrated graduate students who will earn their degrees during fall and Winter Session.
OISS Thanksgiving dinner
UD's Office of International Students and Scholars hosted a Thanksgiving meal for 300 international students and scholars and their families.
Let the games begin
The University of Delaware Library held International Games Day on Nov. 15, drawing over 100 students, faculty and community members to the Morris Library to celebrate and learn about gaming activities on campus.
CAA All-Academic
UD sophomore Ilana Schnaufer has been named to the Colonial Athletic Association All-Academic team in women's cross country.
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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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