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April 23: Jefferson Life Sciences Lecture
Harry Gray of Caltech, who has recruited hundreds for a "Solar Army" that is working on better ways to store the sun's energy, will speak April 23 at the University of Delaware.
UD Day in DC
Researchers demonstrated the breadth of University inquiry with data, imagery and plain talk during UD Day in DC to help policymakers understand the impact and implications of their studies.
Ebola diagnostics
The FDA has fast-tracked emergency use authorization for an Ebola test developed by Cepheid, a leading molecular diagnostics company co-founded by UD alumnus Thomas Gutshall.
For the Record, March 27, 2015
For the Record provides information about recent professional activities of University of Delaware faculty, staff, students and alumni.
LGBT aging, care
A conference focused on issues surrounding LGBT aging and health care attracted some 150 attendees to Christiana Hospital's John H. Ammon Medical Education Center and UD's Health Sciences Complex.
ARTstor workshop
The University of Delaware Library will present a workshop titled "Teaching and Learning with Images: Introduction to ARTstor" on Tuesday, April 14.
April 10: Friday Roundtable
The Friday Roundtable on Teaching, a collaborative UD program aimed at highlighting varied approaches to teaching, learning and assessment practices, will hold a session on "Working with Teams and Groups in Large Classes" on April 10.
Career support
The Office of International Students and Scholars and the Career Services Center are working together to offer career assistance to UD's international students.
Best-case scenario
Last week UD's Case Competition announced the winning team, which created exciting new strategies for Delaware nonprofit Cancer Care Connection.
Genealogy workshops
The University of Delaware Library will present two workshops on genealogy during the spring semester.
New contract
Monte Ross, head coach of UD's men's basketball team, has signed a three-year contract, which is his second extension at Delaware.
Musical recognition
Heidi Sarver, director of the UD Marching Band, was invited to make a presentation at a national conference.
Veterans to ride
For the second year in a row, members of the University of Delaware Blue Hen Veterans organization will take part in the two-day, 110-mile Face of America ride.
Top educator
UD's Suresh Advani has been named the Composites Educator of the Year by the Society of Plastics Engineers.
April 10: Gospelrama
J.J. Hairston and Youthful Praise will be featured in Gospelrama 2015 to be held at 7 p.m., Friday, April 10, in Pearson Hall.
AEA deadline April 15
University of Delaware legacy students are reminded that the deadline to apply for an Alumni Enrichment Award is Wednesday, April 15.
Hen Hatch finalists
Six innovative startup ideas have been selected as finalists in the Horn Program's Hen Hatch competition.
Empowering women worldwide
Author Betsy Teutsch visited UD to discuss her book "100 Under $100," entrepreneurship and women's empowerment.
Cyber Challenge announced
University of Delaware students are invited to participate in the U.S. Cyber Challenge's annual Cyber Quests competition.
Healthy diet
UD Student Health Services is offering a new support group for students struggling with issues about their weight.
Giant map
The Delaware Geographic Alliance brought a giant National Geographic map to schools in the state.
Fashion and Fulbright
Katya Roelse, an instructor in UD's Department of Fashion and Apparel Studies, has received a Fulbright Award to teach in Spain.
Celebrating study abroad
Study abroad faculty, staff and students gathered at an appreciation luncheon to reflect on recent programs.
Costa Rican conservation
A Winter Session study abroad program in Costa Rica drew students with a variety of environmental interests.
April 15: UDLA to host Okrent
Writer and editor Daniel Okrent, author of "Last Call: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition," will be the featured speaker at the annual University of Delaware Library Associates dinner on April 15.
April 4-5: Taekwondo championships
The University of Delaware and the Delaware Sports Commission will host the 40th National Collegiate Taekwondo Association Championships and second National High School Championships on Saturday and Sunday, April 4-5.
Gymnastics added
University of Delaware Campus Recreation has announced that gymnastics is now a club sport team.
CAA cites Idris
UD senior Amira Idris has been named the Colonial Athletic Association outdoor field athlete of the week.
Hero shirt sale
The UD women's lacrosse team will sell shirts to benefit the Andrew McDonough B Positive Foundation in advance of the April 10 Hero Day game. Orders are due April 3.
April 30: Youth Entrepreneurship Summit
UD's Horn Program invites high school students and educators to an innovation and entrepreneurship summit on April 30.
Wildlife care
UD's Sydney Bruck has made several visits to work with wildlife in South Africa, experiences that have helped her grow as a person and sort out her career ambitions.
Delmarva Collection
The University of Delaware has announced that alumnus Ronald M. Finch, of the Class of 1956, has plans to gift his unique Delmarva Collection and a substantial endowment to the Morris Library.
Self-assembled materials, InSPACE
A University of Delaware engineer is working to create new "smart materials" through the NASA InSPACE program.
UDance record
The UDance student philanthropy announced during its annual dance marathon on Sunday that it has raised a record-breaking $1.28 million in donations to fight childhood cancer.
Authoring web pages
The University of Delaware Library will present a workshop on Wednesday, April 8, that will teach how to create web pages written in HTML and styled with CSS.
NFHCA honors
The NFHCA has named eight University of Delaware field hockey student-athletes to its national academic squad.
Tackling challenges
The University of Delaware has committed to training the next generation of engineers to solve "Grand Challenges" of national and international health, security, sustainability and quality of life in the 21st century.
Global bonds
This month students from Nagasaki University in Japan visited UD, taking courses, exploring the region and building friendships with students.
Shuttle bus RFP
UD Transportation Services will be issuing a Request for Proposals to explore partnering with a professional transportation services company to provide UD shuttle bus operations in the future.
Orthopaedics in Action
An interdisciplinary UD team has developed unique Orthopaedics in Action curriculum kits to promote STEM education.
Daugherty renovation
UD's Daugherty Hall once again has new life through renovations to create a traditional reading room.
Model UN
The University of Delaware's Model United Nations Conference, or HenMUN III, drew more than 285 high school students to campus to debate pressing issues.
Funding workshops
The University of Delaware Library will present two workshops on research funding in April.
CAA top hurler
UD's Ron Marinaccio has been named the Colonial Athletic Association pitcher of the week.
CAA lacrosse honors
UD sophomore Kirsten Hale has been named the Colonial Athletic Association defensive player of the week in women's lacrosse.
Stacevicz honored
UD's Lisa Stacevicz has been named the Colonial Athletic Association softball co-player of week.
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Two-minute sideline test could be best way to ID concussions

NBC Nightly News, March 28, 2015

The University of Delaware, which is part of a nationwide study, was featured in a segment on concussions.

Report: Diversity of New England plant life threatened

Associated Press, March 26, 2015

Douglas Tallamy, professor of entomology and wildlife ecology, is quoted in an article about threats to the diversity of plant life in New England. "We have come to see plants simply as decorations and we just want to have pretty landscapes, but in doing that we have forgotten all the ecological roles that they play," he said.

Political ads overwhelm news on local TV

USA Today, March 19, 2015

Danilo Yanich, associate professor of public policy and administration, is quoted in a column about overwhelming political advertising. "There's no way for a citizen to make his way through the bombardment and onslaught and make an informed decision," Yanich said.

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