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Presidential honorees
Ten University of Delaware alumni were honored as recipients of the Presidential Citation for Outstanding Achievement during a ceremony held Friday evening, Oct. 17, in the Roselle Center for the Arts as part of Homecoming Weekend festivities.
Penguin chicks
UD oceanographers recently reported a connection between local weather conditions and the weight of Adélie penguin chicks in Marine Ecology Progress Series, a top marine ecology journal.
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Oct. 24 - Nov. 1: Halloween activities
UD students have a variety of fun ways to celebrate the Halloween season on campus this week.
Pets that pacify
Alumna Cassie Gonce details her experience working and conducting research for PAWS
SunShot Workshop
Attendees from universities, companies, national labs and the Department of Energy turned out for the Third SunShot Thin-Film Photovoltaics Workshop at UD.
True blue spirit
Junior Jessi Gerowitz was awarded the UD Alumni Association's 2014 T. Muncy Keith Spirit Award at the Parents and Family Weekend football game.!
Exercise counseling
The University of Delaware's Department of Kinesiology and Applied Physiology is now offering exercise counseling services at the Nurse Managed Health Center.
Energy in, energy out
Amy Luke, professor at Loyola University Chicago, addressed the relative contributions of energy intake and expenditure to obesity in the second annual Foltyn Family Health Sciences Seminar at the University of Delaware.
Expert perspective
James R. Doty, leading authority on accounting regulation, shared breakfast and advice with UD students before delivering an address as part of the Weinberg Speaker Series.
Seafood contest winners
Culinary experts at the University of Delaware's annual Coast Day celebration showed off their skills by participating in oyster shucking, chowder and crab cake contests, with attendees helping to choose the winners.
Oct. 28: 'Untitled 2' talk, opening
UD's Department of Art will hold an artist talk and reception to mark the opening of the exhibition "Untitled 2," featuring work by Mark Franchino and Jeremy Boyle, on Tuesday, Oct. 28.
Strategic planning town hall meetings
UD's Models for the New American Research University strategic planning working group has scheduled a series of campus town halls for October and November.
CAA golf honors
UD junior Vimonthip Benjasupawan has been named the Colonial Athletic Association women's golfer of the week.
Oct. 29: Poetry reading
Fleda Brown, UD professor emerita and former Delaware poet laureate, will give a public poetry reading on campus Oct. 29.
Nurse leaders inducted
Kathleen Brewer-Smyth and Judith Wheaton Herrman, faculty members in UD's School of Nursing, have been inducted as fellows of the American Academy of Nursing.
Oct. 29: Science Cafe talk
Prasad Dhurjati, UD professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, will discuss "Autism and the Gut-Brain Connection" at a Science Cafe presentation at 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 29, in ISE Lab.
ECAC citation
UD sophomore midfielder Guillermo Delgado has been named the Corvias ECAC tri-player of the week in men's soccer.
Oct. 30: Nobel Symposium
UD faculty members with expertise in the areas that won 2014 Nobel Prizes will discuss the laureates' work on Oct. 30.
Fishery internship
UD senior Mike Canino spent three months studying sockeye and king salmon in Alaska this past summer as an intern with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.
Nov. 7: Pitch Party
The Horn Program in Entrepreneurship at UD will hold a "Pitch Your Path" competition on Nov. 7 for students with ideas for new businesses.
Nov. 14-15: 'Survivor Objects'
UD's Center for Material Culture Studies will hold a symposium Nov. 14-15, focused on objects that have survived cultural trauma.
Oct. 29: 'Digital Campaign' topic
Teddy Goff, the digital director for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign, will be the speaker when the University of Delaware National Agenda speaker series continues at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 29, in Mitchell Hall.
IT Tech Fair
UD faculty and staff members are invited to attend the 2014 UD Tech Fair on Oct. 28 in the Trabant University Center to explore new technology.
CAA women's basketball
The UD women's basketball team has been picked second in the Colonial Athletic Association preseason poll.
CAA men's basketball poll
The UD men's basketball team has been picked eighth in the Colonial Athletic Association's preseason poll.
Long-term care
UD's Office of Human Resources has announced a special open enrollment period for the Long-Term Care Insurance Program from Oct. 20 through Nov. 21.
CAA men's soccer
UD sophomore Guillermo Delgado has been named the Colonial Athletic Association men's soccer player of the week.
Mangone Scholar
Joel Rosenthal, assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry at the University of Delaware, has received the Francis Alison Society's 2014 Gerard J. Mangone Young Scholars Award.
Battling RRD
UD's Tom Evans is part of a research group that has been awarded $4.6 million by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to study methods to combat rose rosette disease.
CAA volleyball
UD sophomore libero Taylor Hollingsworth has been named Colonial Athletic Association volleyball co-defensive player of the week.
DELCAT Discovery
The University of Delaware Library recently held the official opening of the exciting new service called DELCAT Discovery.
2014 campaign
UD's United Way employee fundraising campaign kicks off Oct. 20 and will run through Dec. 5.
Volunteers honored
UD alumnae Lauren Gibson and Cheryl Stump have been recognized as 2014 Governor's Outstanding Volunteer Award winners for their work as UD Sexual Offense Support (SOS) volunteer victim advocates.
New Vita Nova
Students and faculty enjoy the newly renovated Vita Nova student-run restaurant, and hold a luncheon to celebrate donors Jayne and Chris Malfitano.
Research funding
The University of Delaware Library will present a workshop on research funding on Thursday, Nov. 20.
Learn about Ebola
The Ebola virus will be the subject of a presentation on Oct. 28 at UD's Trabant University Center.
UD's Willett Kempton discussed innovative work in vehicle-to-grid technology during a meeting of the University of Delaware Association of Retired Faculty.
For the Record, Oct. 17, 2014
For the Record provides information about recent professional activities of University of Delaware faculty, staff, students and alumni.
Domestic violence awareness
To mark October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month, University of Delaware Student Wellness and Health Promotion has announced drives to collect cell phones and cleaning supplies to support victims of domestic violence.
Finlandia bronze
The ice dance team of Anastasia Cannuscio and Colin McManus, the 2011 U.S. junior bronze medalists who train at the University of Delaware, won the bronze medal last week at the 2014 Finlandia Trophy competition.
Sailing victory
The University of Delaware Sailing Team hosted and won the McCurdy Memorial Regatta held Oct. 11-12 at its home site, the North East River Yacht Club.
Alumni activities
A rich array of activities are available to University of Delaware alumni this fall, including such seasonal favorites as hayrides and pumpkin patch adventures.
Oct. 28: Darryl Strawberry to speak
Former Major League Baseball star Darryl Strawberry will discuss how to overcome life's obstacles, particularly substance abuse, during a presentation at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 28, in the University of Delaware's Mitchell Hall.
Basketball tickets
UD has announced that men's and women's basketball season tickets for the 2014-15 season are now on sale.
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State kicks off second Sea Level Rise Awareness Week

Delaware Newszap, Sept. 15, 2014

Jen Volk of University of Delaware Cooperative Extension is working with UD researchers to develop salt tolerant crops to help farmers who have fields near the Delaware coast.

Delaware gets positive time on national TV

The News Journal, Sept. 14, 2014

The University of Delaware's UDairy Creamery and Moo Crew student workers won the Best Sundae on Sunday competition and had their ice cream featured on the Food Network's series "Eating America."

UD research an important engine for 21st-century economy

The News Journal, Sept. 12, 2014

Charles Riordan, vice provost for research, wrote a Delaware Voices opinion piece highlighting the University of Delaware's many research successes and detailing how its entrepreneurial spirit will power it as an even stronger engine for the 21st-century economy.


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