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Diamond Walkway
Members of the Delaware Diamonds Society gathered Oct. 18 for a morning brick unveiling event in Old College to honor the recipients of symbolic bricks in the adjacent Diamonds Walkway.
Nov. 5: 'Do the Right Thing'
The University of Delaware's "Fade to Black: Dark Political Humor in American Film" series will continue with a presentation of "Do the Right Thing" at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 5, in Mitchell Hall.
Rising Star
The University of Delaware's Casey Impagliazzo has received the Delaware ACE Women's Network Rising Star Award.
CAA soccer
The UD men's soccer team defeated Drexel 4-0 on Wednesday to clinch a Colonial Athletic Association championship tournament berth. The Hens will close the regular season at home on Sunday against Elon.
Biomedical grant opportunities
Two of UD's NIH Center for Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) programs have issued calls for grant applications from UD researchers. Proposals are due by Nov. 14.
Nov. 7: Kesivan and The Lights
The University of Delaware Master Players Concert Series will continue its 2014-15 season with the South African jazz band Kesivan and The Lights at 8 p.m., Friday, Nov. 7, in Mitchell Hall.
Nov. 6: Basketball skills
University of Delaware Athletics invites boys and girls in second through fifth grades to participate in a free Blue Hen Basketball Skills Fun event to be held at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 6, in the Bob Carpenter Center.
Underage drinking
An Underage Drinking Enforcement Operation resulted in the arrest of 145 persons for underage drinking at a loud party Oct. 25 in Newark.
Main Street robbery
Newark Police are investigating a robbery that occurred on East Main Street on Tuesday evening, Oct. 28.
Learning about Ebola
The U.S. health care system is capable of identifying and treating the Ebola virus, University of Delaware faculty members said during a presentation Tuesday, Oct. 28.
Two-factor authentication
Since two-factor authentication provides more security than a simple password, UD IT recommends that it be used whenever it's offered.
Ag Olympics
The inaugural University of Delaware Ag Olympics was held Oct. 25 next to the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources dairy farm on South Campus.
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. 7: 'Financial Big Data'
Louiqa Raschid of the University of Maryland will discuss "Financial Big Data and Data Science for Finance" at 2 p.m., Friday, Nov. 7, in 203 Ewing Hall.
Enhancing national cybersecurity
UD is one of nine universities chosen by The MITRE Corporation to serve on the Academic Affiliates Council, supporting the company's operation of the nation's first federally funded research and development center on cybersecurity.
Homecoming 2014
The University of Delaware celebrated Homecoming 2014 from Oct. 12-19, with a large number of UD students, alumni, faculty, staff and friends participating in a variety of events, activities and celebrations on campus.
Faculty climate survey
The NSF ADVANCE grant team at UD has shared the results of a faculty climate survey on topics including promotion and tenure, evaluation, merit, workload, family-friendly policies, mentoring, and career satisfaction.
Wake Up Delaware
Daylight saving time ending this Sunday, Nov. 2, which is a good time to change the batteries in smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors. The Delaware Volunteer Firefighters Association is also providing residents with smoke detectors and replacement batteries.
Urban agriculture
Urban community and school gardens, and urban farms have been springing up all throughout the state and many of these have been helped along the way by the University of Delaware's Cooperative Extension program.
Optimal function
Ashly Ash, who had her right leg amputated at age 4, will test a specialized prosthesis for optimal function during a visit to the BADER Consortium laboratory at UD's STAR Campus.
Nov. 4: Election Day library hours
The University of Delaware Library announces that the Morris Library will be open on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 4.
CANR alumni honors
Five UD College of Agriculture and Natural Resources graduates were presented with honors, including the George M. Worrilow Award, the Distinguished Alumni Award and the Distinguished Young Alumni Award, during a ceremony Oct. 17.
Online mentoring
Two UD offices are teaming with the Army's Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center at Aberdeen Proving Ground to pilot a new eMentoring initiative to encourage and guide STEM students at the University.
Make winter count
Winter Session, UD's special term between fall and spring semesters, is offering new options this year to better meet student interests.
F.A.Q.
The University of Delaware's Winter Session 2015 offers a variety of options for students. Here are some frequently asked questions.
Outstanding research scholars
The McNair Scholars Program at UD recently hosted its 12th annual research competition and graduate fair, with students awarded prizes for outstanding presentations in science and social science.
Nov. 5: Newark community meeting
As part of UD's "Delaware Will Shine" strategic planning effort, a community meeting will be held Nov. 5 at St. Thomas More Oratory in Newark.
Grant Stadium
UD will formally dedicate Stuart and Suzanne Grant Stadium during ceremonies Sunday, Nov. 2.
Blue Hens Halloween
Blue Hens fans 12 and younger are encouraged to wear their Halloween costumes to University of Delaware home athletics contests from Wednesday, Oct. 29, through Sunday, Nov. 2, to receive a coupon book full of surprises.
Learning through play
Parents and young children can participate in research being conducted as part of UD's Infant Language Project.
Impactful educator
Bonnie Meszaros, associate director of the UD's Center for Economic Education, has won the prestigious John C. Schramm Leadership Award presented by the National Association of Economic Educators.
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.
Men's lacrosse
Seniors Brian Kormondy and Matt Matsko have been named co-captains of the 2015 UD men's lacrosse team.
Presidential honorees
Ten University of Delaware alumni were honored as recipients of the Presidential Citation for Outstanding Achievement during a ceremony held Oct. 17.
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.
Security is everyone's responsibility
The security of all of UD's information resources depends on each member of the campus community.
Oct. 24 - Nov. 1: Halloween activities
UD students have a variety of fun ways to celebrate the Halloween season on campus this week.
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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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