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Soccer No. 25
The 7-2 UD men's soccer team is ranked No. 25 in the latest National Soccer Coaches Association of America poll.
Health sciences internships
UD's College of Health Sciences, working in collaboration with the Institute for Global Studies, will offer a variety of health sciences internships for winter and summer sessions in 2015.
Disease-fighting molecules
An $11.2 million federal grant will support UD researchers developing new molecules to study serious diseases.
Oct. 9: Evelyn Hayes Symposium
The Evelyn Hayes Innovations in Healthcare Symposium on Oct. 9 will address effective assessment and treatment approaches to the neuropsychiatric complications of Parkinson's disease.
Oct. 8, 12: 'Campus Chatter' auditions
Auditions for actors to perform in the new musical "Campus Chatter" will be held at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 8, and Sunday, Oct. 12, in the University of Delaware's Roselle Center for the Arts.
Civic involvement
The University of Delaware is partnering with TurboVote, a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, to adopt an innovative "one-stop-shop" voter engagement platform that will make voting easier for students.
Homecoming ceremony
Ten distinguished alumni will be honored with the Presidential Citation for Outstanding Achievement on Friday, Oct. 17, as part of Homecoming Weekend.
Career Fair sets record
UD's Career Services Center hosted its annual Fall Career Fair at the Bob Carpenter Center on Tuesday, Sept. 23, with record-breaking attendance.
Oct. 4: Cleanup Day
Newark Community Cleanup Day will be held from 9-11 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 4, and volunteers are being sought to help pick up trash in the city.
CAA soccer honor
UD's Andrea Gunderson, who scored her first career goal in a 4-1 win over the College of Charleston, has been named the Colonial Athletic Association rookie of the week in women's soccer.
Success after adversity
Sports journalist Stephen A. Smith believes that learning to deal with adversity can be the key to career success and personal fulfillment.
ICECP marks seventh
The University of Delaware welcomed 32 coaches from 32 nations to campus for the opening of the seventh International Coaching Enrichment Certification Program.
Delaware Debates
UD's Center for Political Communication and Delaware Public Media will host the Delaware Debates 2014 on Oct. 15, and tickets are now available.
Business leaders speak
Entrepreneurs will visit the University of Delaware through October to share their experiences at the Free Lunch Friday lecture series.
Oct. 3: Big data in gaming
Harikesh Nair of Stanford University will discuss "Big Data and Marketing Analytics in Gaming: Combining Empirical Models and Field Experimentation" from 9:30-11 a.m., Friday, Oct. 3.
Flu prevention
Two clinics on the UD campus, the Nurse Managed Health Center for faculty and staff and their family members and Student Health Services for students, provide convenient locations to get flu shots.
Oct. 1: Rwandan minister to speak
Louise Mushikiwabo, a UD alumna and Rwandan minister of foreign affairs and cooperation, will address the UD community at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 1.
Viral dark matter
A National Science Foundation grant supports work by UD researchers on the Viral Informatics Resource for Metagenome Exploration website, designed to explore data collected from environmental viruses.
Taiwan internship
Civil and environmental engineering major Tim D'Agostino was among the UD engineering students who completed an international research internship in Taiwan last summer.
Oct. 9: 'Empires at War'
Harvard historian Erez Manela will speak at UD on Oct. 9, discussing how World War I shaped the global order.
Oct. 8: Philosophy panel
A panel of experts will discuss the appropriate use of military force during a presentation at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 8, in the Roselle Center for the Arts.
Oct. 1-Dec. 19: 'Dylan Thomas at 100'
The University of Delaware has announced the exhibition "Dylan Thomas at 100," which will be on view in the Morris Library Information Room from Wednesday, Oct. 1, through Friday, Dec. 19.
700 have registered
More than 700 University of Delaware faculty and staff representing 163 units or departments have joined Walktober, with registration open through Oct. 3.
Philanthropic student
Senior Lindsay Yeager has been selected as a finalist for the Kenneth Cole For Good Campaign due to her work for women's issues in Tanzania.
Tyler Lecture
Lawrence Cunningham, University of Delaware alumnus and corporate authority, delivers a lecture on Warren Buffett and Berkshire-Hathaway.
International student cited
Faith Okpotor, a doctoral candidate in the UD's Department of Political Science and International Relations, has been recognized for her outstanding research and writing focused on post-election violence in Africa.
Oct. 9: Wayne Craven Lecture
Kellie Jones of Columbia University will deliver the Wayne Craven Lecture, sponsored by UD's Department of Art History, at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 9, in 115 Purnell Hall.
Four arrested
Newark Police have identified four suspects arrested Sept. 23 and linked two of them to other recent armed robberies in the city.
New Sussex map
The Delaware Geological Survey has published a new geologic map of southwestern Sussex County titled "Geologic Map of the Sharptown, Laurel, Hebron, and Delmar Quadrangles, Delaware."
Oct. 2-Dec. 7: Greek, Roman antiquities
An exhibition featuring Greek and Roman antiquities will be on view at the University of Delaware's Old College Gallery from Oct. 2-Dec. 7.
For the Record, Sept. 26, 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 fall family events, including cultural tours and a seasonal adventure.
Cross country poll
The UD women's cross country team remains No. 12 in the most recent U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association regional poll.
Grand challenges, great debates, big ideas
The Working Group on Grand Challenges, Great Debates and Big Ideas of UD's strategic planning initiative is seeking feedback on draft recommendations and core values in a concept paper now available.
Platelets on demand
A research team at the University of Delaware has shed new light on the mechanism of platelet formation, paving the way to accelerating and enhancing their production using stem cells found in bone marrow.
Wonder material
Tsu-Wei Chou, Pierre S. du Pont Chair of Engineering at UD, is part of an international research group that recently reported successful fabrication of stretchable and transparent supercapacitors based on graphene films.
Looking back on World War I
Raymond Callahan, UD professor emeritus of history, will present a lecture series on World War I on Friday afternoons, Oct. 3-Dec. 5, at Arsht Hall in Wilmington.
Oct. 1: CNN's Hamby to speak
The University of Delaware's National Agenda speaker series will present CNN Digital national political reporter Peter Hamby at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 1, in Mitchell Hall.
Oct. 14: Major Mania
The University Studies Program will host a Major Mania event from 3-4:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 14, in Multipurpose Rooms A and B of the Trabant University Center.
IT Tech Fair
University of Delaware faculty and staff are invited to come to the IT Tech Fair on Oct. 28 and explore the ways technology can help them, their clients and their students.
ECAC hockey honor
UD freshman goalkeeper Emmeline Oltmans has been named the Eastern College Athletic Conference field hockey co-rookie of the week.
Oct. 16: Stress Less Fest
Healthy HENS and Get Up and Do Something will host a Stress Less Fest to help University of Delaware students de-stress for midterm examinations from noon-2 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 16, on The Green.
Oct. 15: 'Renderings' discussion
UD's P. Gabrielle Foreman will present a discussion on the exhibition "Renderings: New Narratives and Reinterpretations" from 12:30-1:15 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 15, at the Mechanical Hall Gallery.
Call for green-minded speakers
Members of the University of Delaware community are invited to present at a Campus Sustainability Day luncheon at 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 22.
Oct. 1: Lessons of love
Jayne Smith, who underwent a near-death experience while giving birth to her second child, will share her insights at a lecture that will be telecast in the Health Sciences Complex Atrium at the University of Delaware's STAR Campus on Wednesday, Oct. 1, from 3- 4:30 p.m.
Battles back home
David Finkel, author of the book "Thank You For Your Service," the UD First Year Common Reader selection, spoke with students during a campus visit Tuesday, Sept. 23.
'Students are the spark'
Students were encouraged to achieve great things through leadership roles at UD during the RSA/NRHH Inaugural Ball.
Silver medalist
Wounded Warrior Nick Dadgostar of Felton, who trained with the UD volleyball team, has won two medals at the Invictus Games in London and is preparing for the Warrior Games in Colorado.
Oct. 27 deadline
Tuition Exchange Program applications for new scholarships for the 2015-16 academic year are now being accepted from UD faculty and staff through the Educational Benefits web form.
'Digitizing Old Formats'
The University of Delaware Library will present three workshops on digitizing old formats in October.
Seniors give back
The Senior Class Gift Council at the University of Delaware is recruiting juniors and seniors to begin the tradition of giving back.
A floating spa
The East Coast Float Spa, recently opened by UD MBA student Matt Kay, is one of the only spas of its kind.
NSF Career Award
UD's Angelia Seyfferth has received a prestigious five-year, $465,000 National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development Award for studies on arsenic in rice, and the funding will provide for the installation of the first rice paddies in the state.
Preserving photos
The Mellon Foundation has awarded a grant that continues work in the Middle East to preserve important photographic collections.
OEI training
The University of Delaware Office of Equity and Inclusion has announced upcoming fall trainings that are open to faculty and staff.
Supporting multilingual students
The University of Delaware English Language Institute has begun a pilot support service for multilingual undergraduate students.
Breast cancer awareness
The University of Delaware Library Assembly of Professional Staff will co-sponsor a program on breast cancer awareness on Thursday, Oct. 9, from 10-11:30 a.m. in the Class of 1941 Lecture Room.
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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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