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HeartSafe campus
New red, white and blue stickers with the words "HEARTSafe Campus" now grace the entrances to buildings on UD's Newark campus, as well as at its locations in Lewes, Georgetown and Wilmington.
Oct. 8-9: McNair conference
The University of Delaware will host the 13th annual National TRIO/McNair Scholars Research Conference and complementary graduate school fair on Thursday and Friday, Oct. 8-9.
Constitution Day
The University of Delaware Library has announced a webpage titled "Constitutional Amendments" for Constitution Day and Citizenship Day, to be marked Thursday, Sept. 17
Confidence and risk
UD accounting professor Jennifer Joe's research is the first ever to document the ways that confidence in managers can influence audit quality.
Sept. 28: Walk Away From Cancer
This year's Walk Away From Cancer invites teams of participants to wear pedometers and stay active during the week of Sept. 28 in support of local nonprofit Cancer Care Connection.
UD Police
UD Police arrested three individuals on Tuesday, Sept. 1, after a shoplifting investigation led to additional charges.
Examining free will
A new book by Katherin Rogers, professor of philosophy at the University of Delaware, applies a medieval philosopher's work to a modern controversy over free will.
Sept. 27: Taste of Newark
Dozens of the Newark area's best food and wine distributors will serve culinary delights at the Taste of Newark food festival scheduled Sept. 27 on the lawn of UD's Old College.
For the Record, Sept. 4, 2015
For the Record provides information about recent professional activities of University of Delaware faculty, staff, students and alumni.
Nursing autonomy
Gov. Jack Markell visited UD's STAR Campus to sign legislation to ensure nurses are practicing to the full extent of their education.
Historic agreement
The University of Delaware Library has signed an historic agreement between Gale Cengage Learning and the Colored Conventions Project regarding the use of Gale's database, 19th Century U.S. Newspapers.
Minimum wage panel
Dean Bruce Weber of UD's Lerner College of Business and Economics moderated a panel on the minimum wage featuring a variety of experts as well as leaders from businesses like Ben and Jerry's and Ovation Brands.
Health policy
A recent study by Judith Herrman, professor of nursing at the University of Delaware, shows that while public opinion generally favors offering reproductive health services in schools, not everybody is on board.
Sept. 9: National Agenda opens
Bill Plante, CBS News correspondent who covered the civil rights movement, will be the opening speaker in the University of Delaware's National Agenda speaker series on "Race in America" on Wednesday evening, Sept. 9.
Sept. 9: 'ReSoundings' opening
A celebratory opening of the University Museums exhibition "ReSoundings" will be held from 5-7 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 9, in the Mechanical Hall Gallery.
Perkins Live VIP
Students who attend any of the University of Delaware's free Friday night Perkins Live programs and Trabant Now programs this fall can swipe into events with their UD IDs to enter the Perkins Live VIP Program.
Seaford geology
The Delaware Geological Survey has published a new geologic map of the Seaford area titled "Geologic Map of the Seaford West and Seaford East Quadrangles, Delaware."
Learn Chinese
The Confucius Institute at the University of Delaware is offering opportunities for members of the campus community to immerse themselves in Chinese language and culture.
Music lessons
The University of Delaware's Community Music School has a number of programs scheduled this fall.
As a way to reach out to students and connect with the community, UD Police have begun a new social media initiative, "Selfies with Cops."
Prepare for emergency
First responders and UD officials participated in a table top emergency response exercise to practice procedures needed in the event of a real emergency on campus.
Power attacks
Haining Wang, professor in UD's Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has received a $2 million grant from the Department of Homeland Security to investigate energy and power safety in data centers.
Scholarly Editions award
UD's Meredith Ray is co-recipient of a National Endowment for the Humanities grant to support a new book.
ELATE Fellow
Rachel Davidson, professor of civil and environmental engineering at the University of Delaware, is one of 31 women nationwide selected for the 2015-16 Executive Leadership in Academic Technology and Engineering program.
Administrative changes
The Office of the Provost at UD has announced key changes in leadership for some of its reporting units. All changes were effective Sept. 1.
CAA women's basketball
The Colonial Athletic Association has released a tentative women's basketball schedule for the 2015-16 season, with UD opening Jan. 3 at Hofstra.
Phosphorous fertilizer
Researchers at the University of Delaware have discovered unique behaviors of hydroxyapatite nanoparticles that show promise as a phosphorus nanofertilizer and could be used to help slow the release of phosphorous in soils.
Environmental fellows
The Delaware Environmental Institute has announced new recipients of graduate fellowships designed to bridge science and society.
Sept. 24: Comedian Jay Pharoah
SCPAB will present comedian Jay Pharoah at 8 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 24, in the Trabant University Center Multipurpose Rooms.
Math and industry
A UD professor and an alumnus are featured in videos demonstrating mathematical problem-solving that is done in industry.
Race and ethnicity
A film and lecture series on race and ethnicity in the Americas will begin Sept. 9 with the screening of "Contracorriente."
Time-lapse photos
The University of Delaware Library will present a workshop on the basics for creating time-lapse videos on Wednesday, Sept. 16.
Sept. 30: Will H. Bradley presentations
The University of Delaware Library Associates will sponsor a program at 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 30, in conjunction with the exhibition, "Will H. Bradley, An American Artist: Selections from the Gordon A. Pfeiffer Collection."
Learning about education
Delaware education experts, administrators, teachers, and students came together last month with UD's Mandela Washington Fellows for an in-depth tour of education in the First State.
Sussex groundwater
The Delaware Geological Survey has issued a new report on groundwater flow and contaminant transport in eastern Sussex County, Delaware.
Learning through play
The Child's Play, Learning and Development Lab at the University of Delaware is working to answer questions about how children acquire language, learn through play and develop spatial skills, and invites members of the community to participate.
September Bible study
The Warriors for Christ student organization at the University of Delaware has announced a September Bible study series on "Finding Our Identity in Christ."
CAA honors
UD senior Jacki Coveleski has been named the Colonial Athletic Association field hockey player of the week and freshman Lisa Giezeman has been named rookie of the week.
Discover study abroad
The University of Delaware Institute for Global Studies will host a Study Abroad Fair on Thursday, Sept. 3, in the Trabant University Center and is accepting applications for the 2015-16 Delaware Diplomats Program.
Valued legacy
The University of Delaware community welcomed its newest members, the Class of 2019, during the fourth annual Twilight Induction Ceremony held Monday night on the South Green.
Mobile food cart pilot
University of Delaware Auxiliary Services has announced that it is offering a new food option, the Wandering Chef mobile food cart, on South Campus.
ECE series
The University of Delaware's ECE Distinguished Lecture Series for 2015-16 will include talks on synthetic biology, the tactile Internet, engineering education, and electronics for the human body.
Football: Parking, transportation
The University of Delaware has announced several parking and transportation changes that will have an impact on motorists on South Campus during the season-opening football game Friday, Sept. 4.
Sept. 26-April 30: Bus trips
The University Student Centers at the University of Delaware will again host a variety of bus trips this year.
GRE, LSAT prep class
The University of Delaware's Division of Professional and Continuing Studies is offering GRE (Graduate Record Exam) and LSAT (Law School Admission Test) exam prep classes on campus this fall.
Employee ticket deals
Special discount ticket prices are available to UD employees for the Friday, Sept. 4, football opener at Delaware Stadium.
Vita Nova
Vita Nova, the University of Delaware's student-operated fine dining restaurant located on the second floor of the Trabant University Center, will reopen for lunch on Sept. 8 and for dinner on Sept. 9.
Sept. 4-Dec. 5: SCPAB fall films
The University of Delaware Student Centers Programming Advisory Board will present a film series running Sept. 4 through Dec. 5 during the fall semester.
Coast Day photo contest
Delawareans and University of Delaware students are invited to submit nature photos for the 2015 Coast Day photography contest as part of the 39th annual Coast Day festivities.
Sept. 1-4: SMDC sessions
The University of Delaware Library will offer Student Multimedia Design Center orientations this week, with sessions Sept. 1-4.
Campus Recreation
University of Delaware Campus Recreation offers a variety of activities throughout year to help students and staff live a healthy lifestyle.
Sept. 12: Chiddy Bang to perform
SCPAB will present hip-hop artist Chiddy Band in a performance Sept. 12 at the Trabant University Center.
Blue Hen Fridays
Blue Hen Fridays celebrations will return to campus for UD home football weekends.
Cross with the light
The timing of the walk signals at the intersection of South College and Delaware avenues has recently been changed, and pedestrians should be aware when crossing there.
Volleyball honors
UD senior libero Ariel Shonk has been named to the University of Central Florida all-tournament volleyball team for her play in the competition in Orlando.
New Blue Hens arrive
The University of Delaware welcomed more than 4,000 new Blue Hens, members of the Class of 2019, to campus on Saturday.
New UD Messenger
The newest issue of the UD Messenger is now in mailboxes and available online.
Sept. 17: Soles Lecture
Former Congressman and Delaware Gov. Michael Castle will deliver the annual James R. Soles Lecture at UD Sept. 17.
Lead through service
Participants in the 2015 University of Delaware Middle East Partnership Initiative learned about "servant leadership" during their time on campus.
Dairy award
UD's Bridget Aylward was recently awarded first place for a presentation concerning her research on immunology in bovines in a regional graduate student competition.
Concrete evidence
Julia Maresca, an assistant professor in UD's Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, is conducting research aimed at identifying bacteria that can serve as an early damage-detection system in concrete.
Wind turbine turns 5
The University of Delaware wind turbine, located on the Hugh R. Sharp Campus in Lewes, has generated 23.47 million kilowatt hours of carbon-free electricity over the past five years.
Oct. 3: Master Players opens
The University of Delaware Master Players Concert Series will open Oct. 3 with the concert "Xiang Gao and Friends," celebrating the 10-year anniversary of UD's Ceruti violin purchase.
Housing application opens Sept. 1
UD students who are at least second-year students and recent transfers with at least 30 credits as of Sept. 1 must apply for upper-division housing by Sept. 30 to be guaranteed housing for the 2016-17 academic year.
'Community inclusion'
The University of Delaware Center for Disabilities Studies will hold its annual Artfest event on Sept. 26 at the Absalom Jones Community Center in Newport.
Stellar skaters
Three University of Delaware students turned in stellar individual performances at the U.S. Collegiate Figure Skating Championships.
Sept. 30-Nov. 4: Diabetes workshop
A diabetes self-management program will be held Wednesday afternoons from Sept. 30 to Nov. 4 in the University of Delaware General Services Building.
Shuttle changes
University of Delaware Transportation Services has announced that it will implement several changes to shuttle bus routes.
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Large investor vote varied in DuPont proxy war

News Journal, Sept. 3, 2015

UD's Charles Elson, director of the John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance, is quoted in an article about stances taken by large investors in the DuPont proxy fight.

Breaking the ice: Obama seeks to cement climate change legacy

NBC News, Aug. 31, 2015

John Byrne, director of the Center for Energy and Environmental Policy at the University of Delaware, was quoted in a report on President Barack Obama and policies on climate change.

Scientists find a way to combat racial bias among little kids

Huffington Post, Aug. 29, 2015

Research on racial stereotypes in infants by Paul Quinn, professor of psychological and brain sciences at the University of Delaware, is highlighted.


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