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ELC anniversary
The University of Delaware's Early Learning Center held a 10-year anniversary celebration on Friday, Sept. 12, honoring the visionaries who helped make the facility a reality.
Afro-Latina histories
The University of Delaware Library has announced the opening of a new digital collection, the Delaware Afro-Latina oral histories collection.
Oct. 8: Doty address
James R. Doty, chairman of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, will give a lecture at UD on Wednesday, Oct. 8.
Choosing Wisely
Tara Jo Manal, associate professor in UD's Department of Physical Therapy, co-chaired an American Physical Therapy Association panel of experts credited with identifying common treatments that physical therapists and patients should question.
ECAC soccer honors
UD junior midfielder Joe Dipre has been named men's soccer co-player of the week by the Eastern College Athletic Conference.
Student spirit
Student groups at UD are encouraged to showcase their school spirit this Homecoming season by entering the 2014 Banner Competition, with the winner to be announced during the Oct. 17 Pep Rally.
Digital animation
The University of Delaware Library will present a workshop on digital animation techniques on Friday, Oct. 3, in the Student Multimedia Design Center.
LPGA honors
The LPGA Teaching and Club Professional membership has named UD women's golf head coach Patty Post as its national coach of the year.
Sept. 29: Thought Leader Speaker Series
UD President Patrick Harker will lead off the Thought Leader Speaker Series of the University's "Delaware Will Shine" strategic planning initiative on Sept. 29, 4-5 p.m., in the Center for the Arts.
Sept. 26-27: Chinese culture celebrations
In celebration of the fourth anniversary of the Confucius Institute at the University of Delaware, a pair of special events will be held on campus on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 26-27.
Cultural event funding
The UD Faculty Senate Committee on Cultural Activities and Public Events is accepting funding requests for programs of local, national and world significance that illuminate, explain, articulate, or are a creative part of the cultures of mankind.
Sept. 22: Future of general education
The University of Delaware Faculty Senate Executive Committee has announced that it will hold an open hearing on the future of general education at UD on Monday, Sept. 22.
In memoriam
UD's College of Agriculture and Natural Resources will hold a memorial service for Mark J. Manno, a long-time leader in the Cooperative Extension Service, on Oct. 20 in Clayton Hall.
Stunning Saturn images
Carolyn Porco, leader of the imaging team for NASA's Cassini mission, will present a sweeping tour of the ringed planet at the Vernon Memorial Lecture on Wednesday, Oct. 15, at UD's Clayton Hall.
Sept. 20-21: Home and Garden Show
University of Delaware Cooperative Extension exhibits and demonstrations will be featured at the 2014 Delaware Home and Garden Show to be held Sept. 20-21 at the Bob Carpenter Center.
Five named
The University of Delaware Library has announced the appointment of five graduate student assistantships in the 2014-15 academic year.
UDaB 2015
The University of Delaware Alternative Spring Breaks has determined site issues and locations for the trips taking place in 2015 and applications are now being accepted.
DENIN internships
The Delaware Environmental Institute will sponsor undergraduate research internships in environmental topics during the 2014-15 academic year.
CIS lecture series
The Department of Computer and Information Sciences distinguished speaker series will begin at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 2, in the Trabant Theatre on UD's Newark campus.
Soccer No. 11
The UD men's soccer team is ranked No. 11 in the nation in the most recent National Soccer Coach Association of America poll.
Top runner
UD senior Katrina Steenkamer has been named the Colonial Athletic Association women's cross country runner of the week.
Sept. 19-21: Chemical engineering at 100
UD's Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering will celebrate 100 years of innovation with an alumni reunion this weekend, Sept. 19-21.
Through Sept. 24: 'History of U.S. Constitution'
The University of Delaware Library will celebrate Constitution Day on Wednesday, Sept. 17, with a small exhibition titled "Celebrating the History of the U.S. Constitution."
Wind turbine study
Adjusting wind turbine operations during the migration season at the University of Delaware's Hugh R. Sharp Campus in Lewes has resulted in a significant decrease in deaths among bats, according to researchers.
Research computing news
A new high-performance computing cluster and updated research computing website are available for campus researchers.
Finkel to address freshmen
David Finkel, the Pulitzer-Prize winning author of "Thank You for Your Service," will visit UD to discuss his book with freshmen as part of the 2014 First Year Common Reader Program.
Nov. 21: 'Social Movements'
Elizabeth S. Anderson of the University of Michigan will speak on "Social Movements and Moral Progress" in the American Philosophical Association Lecture at 3 p.m., Friday, Nov. 21, in 104 Gore Hall.
Calling Hens back to coop
UD's Office of Alumni Relations invites all alumni and friends to attend the Goalpost Party after the Homecoming football game against Towson University on Saturday, Oct. 18.
CAA cites Dipre
UD junior Joe Dipre has been named the Colonial Athletic Association player of the week in men's soccer.
Sept. 28: Aerial circus experience
UD's Student Centers Programming Advisory Board will present Circus Electronica, an aerial acrobatic circus experience, on Sunday evening, Sept. 28, in Mitchell Hall.
Sept. 29-Oct. 3: Walk Away from Cancer
Cancer Care Connection, in collaboration with the University of Delaware College of Health Sciences, will hold its second annual Walk Away From Cancer from Sept. 29 to Oct. 3.
Study abroad
UD's Institute for Global Studies will hold information sessions for faculty new to study abroad who are interested in learning about ready-made programs.
For your safety
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced that some residential smoke alarms produced by Kidde have been recalled.
Latino Heritage Month
Latino Heritage Month and Beyond at the University of Delaware has opened and will continue with activities planned into early November.
Wellness retreat
A winter wellness retreat to Puerto Rico is being offered by UD's Institute for Global Studies and the Employee Wellness Program.
Open access
The University of Delaware Library will present a workshop titled "Publishing Toolkit for Graduate Students: Authors' Rights and Open Access" for graduate students on Thursday, Oct. 2.
Saturday Math
A series of six-week Saturday Math sessions is being offered by the Professional Development Center for Educators.
Sept. 22: 'Disabled Upon Arrival'
Jay Dolmage, associate professor at the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada, will present a talk titled "Disabled Upon Arrival: Technologies of Disablement and Racialization at the Border" at 3:30 p.m., Monday, Sept. 22, in 127 Memorial Hall.
Sept. 20: Pancakes for Parkinson's
Several faculty members in the University of Delaware College of Health Sciences have teamed with Christiana Care Rehabilitation Services to participate in the Delaware Pancakes for Parkinson's event on Sept. 20 at Sanford School in Hockessin.
Sept. 22: 'Actors on Acting'
Richard Davison, University of Delaware professor emeritus of English, will discuss "Actors on Acting" during a presentation at 10:30 a.m., Monday, Sept. 22, at the Newark Senior Center.
AVMA honor
The University of Delaware's Erin Brannick has been named one of the American Veterinary Medical Association's 2014-15 Future Leaders.
New Jewish students
UD's Hillel Kristol Center for Jewish Life welcomed more than 150 Jewish freshmen during the 12th annual Freshmen Fest program.
Oct. 16-20: YES meditation course
Caring About Living More will present a free five-day meditation course through the Art of Living Foundation from Oct. 16-20.
Homecoming Court
Seniors at the University of Delaware are invited to submit nominations for the 2014 Homecoming Court, with a deadline of Monday, Sept. 22.
UD softball captains
Jessica Grisler, Heather Oakley, Shelby Jones and Danielle Wissinger have been named captains of the 2015 UD softball team.
Sept. 24: Freedom to read
UD's Department of English will hold a Banned Book Read-out from 11a.m.-4 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 24, on the South Green.
Sept. 26: Norton Memorial Lecture
Douglas N. Husak, professor of philosophy at Rutgers University, will deliver the fall David Norton Memorial Lecture at 3:45 p.m., Friday, Sept. 26, in the Bacchus Theatre of the University of Delaware's Perkins Student Center.
For the Record, Sept. 12, 2014
For the Record provides information about recent professional activities of University of Delaware faculty, staff, students and alumni.
Alumni activities
University of Delaware alumni are invited to a variety of activities, including summer baseball games and "welcome to the neighborhood" events.
National Agenda 2014
Award-winning comedy writer Frank Lesser opened the National Agenda 2014 speaker series with a talk on "Making Fun of Politics."
Behind the scenes
UD students recently took a behind-the-scenes tour of the Academy Street Dining and Residence project, now under construction.
Sept. 20: Do you Dare to Serve?
UD's offices of Residence Life and Alumni Relations are encouraging students and alumni to “Dare to Serve” as they host UD Day of Service on Sept. 20.
Coast Day photo contest
Prizes will be awarded to photos that reflect the 2014 Coast Day theme 'Weather and Climate: On Our Radar.'
Sept. 30: Official opening slated
The University of Delaware Library invites the campus community to the official opening of DELCAT Discovery, scheduled at 3 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 30, in the Reading Room on the first floor of the Morris Library.
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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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