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CAA softball
The UD softball team has been picked to finish fifth in the Colonial Athletic Association in a preseason poll of conference coaches.
Shuttle bus service
University of Delaware Transportation Services has announced shuttle bus service changes during the road closure on Academy Street, scheduled Wednesday, Jan. 28, through Friday, Jan. 30.
CAA diving honors
UD junior Colin Hall has been named the Colonial Athletic Association diver of the week.
Jan. 31-Feb. 1: Super Bowl parties
Super Bowl parties are scheduled during public skating sessions this weekend at UD's Fred Rust Ice Arena, 547 South College Ave., Newark.
CAA women's lacrosse
Four UD women's lacrosse players have been named to the preseason All-Colonial Athletic Association team. The Blue Hens were picked to finish third in the conference.
Grant Forward
The University of Delaware Library has announced the availability of a new database, Grant Forward.
Feb. 19: Melissa Harris-Perry to speak
Melissa Harris-Perry, professor, author and host of a popular show on MSNBC, will be the featured speaker in the Black History Month Extravaganza 2015 to be held at 7 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 19, at the University of Delaware.
Sea level and pollution
A UD team is working with Wilmington's Southbridge community to gather data and raise awareness about sea level rise.
Neuroscientist honored
Amy Griffin of the University of Delaware has been named the state's Neuroscientist of the Year for 2014.
'Helping the Morning'
A new book by UD's Jeanne Murray Walker, "Helping the Morning," includes new and selected poems from her 40 years of writing.
Wool named fellow
Richard Wool, professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering at the University of Delaware, has been named a fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry.
Feb. 15: Serafin String Quartet
The University of Delaware will present the Serafin String Quartet at 3 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 15, in the Gore Recital Hall of the Roselle Center for the Arts.
Top rookie
UD freshman point guard Kory Holden has been named the Colonial Athletic Association men's basketball rookie of the week for the third time this season.
Feb. 10: Cybersecurity expert
Noted security expert Michael Chertoff, who served as secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security from 2005-2009, will deliver the first UD Cybersecurity Initiative Distinguished Lecture on Feb. 10.
A tale of two poles
In the newest installment of this series, the University of Delaware's Matthew Oliver and Megan Cimino track penguins and rescue an unmanned underwater vehicle called a glider. Follow the story on social media using #UDPolar.
Wednesday webinars
UD's Office of Human Resources is offering a series of live webinars on the new performance appraisal system and process on four upcoming Wednesdays.
Feb. 26: African American experience
William Jelani Cobb of the University of Connecticut will present a Black History Month lecture titled "Struggles for Black Freedom in the 21st Century" at 7 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 26, in the Multipurpose Rooms of the Trabant University Center.
Snow monitoring network
Real-time data from Delaware Environmental Observing System sensors is helping DelDOT set reimbursement thresholds for neighborhood association snow removal costs.
Girls, Women in Sports
UD will host its annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day event on Sunday morning, Feb. 8, at the Delaware Field House.
Hens v. Hornets
The University of Delaware and Delaware State University have announced the resumption of the football series for four games in 2016, 2017, 2019 and 2020.
Waning numbers
A UD research team has been studying the Atlantic brant goose and its nesting sites in the Arctic.
Professional development
The Nonprofit Management Certificate Course at the University of Delaware is celebrating its 25th year of nonprofit professional development.
SMDC orientations
The University of Delaware Library will offer Student Multimedia Design Center orientations during the spring semester.
Feb. 13-May 16: SCPAB film series
The University of Delaware Student Centers Programming Advisory Board will present a weekend film series during the spring semester.
Summer scholars
Students interested in environmental research internships for the summer are encouraged to apply for the EPSCoR Summer Scholars program.
Jan. 28: Research Review
UD's Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering will hold its Winter Research Review, featuring the work of graduate students, on Wednesday, Jan. 28, at Clayton Hall.
Feb. 1: 'A Visit with Ernest Hemingway'
Richard Davison, professor emeritus of English at the University of Delaware, will examine the life of Ernest Hemingway in a presentation at 2 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 1, at the Newark Free Library, 750 Library Ave.
High performance computing
Prof. Cristina Archer and researchers from the Atmosphere and Energy Research Group will discuss how they use the HPC cluster to apply computational fluid dynamics to wind energy at a Jan. 28 symposium.
Alumni activities
University of Delaware alumni are invited to enjoy a performance of the Philadelphia Orchestra, which will follow a private tour of the Kimmel Center, on Saturday, March 28.
For the Record, Jan. 23, 2015
For the Record provides information about recent professional activities of University of Delaware faculty, staff, students and alumni.
ONEcard
University of Delaware ID Card Office staff members are busy planning for the "ONEcard re-card" initiative, which is slated to get underway in mid-February.
April 10: Designs for Healthy Living
Designs for Healthy Living, which will explore the intersection between health and design, will be held April 10 at the Health Sciences Complex on the University of Delaware's STAR Campus.
A new era
Era fashion and apparel company, recently created by three Delaware students, donates to philanthropic organizations with each purchase.
Civil society in Cuba
UD's Maria P. Aristigueta recently addressed the Rotary Club of Wilmington on "The Role of Civil Society in Leading Change in Cuba."
Research orientation
New faculty will learn more about UD's research enterprise and hear from a faculty panel about lessons learned on the way to launching a successful research program.
CAA baseball
Blue Hens Zach Lopes, Norm Donkin and Joe Giacchino have received preseason All-Colonial Athletic Association baseball honors. UD was picked to finish sixth in the conference.
4-H alumni contest
Delaware 4-H is competing in a national contest to win a $10,000 "Innovation Incubator" Science Sponsorship, with local 4-H alumni determining the outcome.
A taste of psychology
A new Winter Session course gives students insights into basic psychological principles in relation to food.
Through July 3: 'Coastal Zone Act'
An exhibition on "The Legacy of the Delaware Coastal Zone Act: Conserving the First State" will be on view through July 3 in the Morris Library.
Learning through play
Parents and young children can participate in research being conducted as part of UD's Infant Language Project.
DJ Amaze webinar
For those who missed the opportunity to participate in the University of Delaware's recent "Spin Your Dreams Into Reality" webinar featuring David Mays, a 2002 alumnus, a free recording is now available.
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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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