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Oct. 30: Nobel Symposium
UD faculty members with expertise in the areas that won 2014 Nobel Prizes will discuss the laureates' work on Oct. 30.
Fishery internship
UD senior Mike Canino spent three months studying sockeye and king salmon in Alaska this past summer as an intern with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.
Nov. 7: Pitch Party
The Horn Program in Entrepreneurship at UD will hold a "Pitch Your Path" competition on Nov. 7 for students with ideas for new businesses.
Campus Sustainability Day updates
UD's Campus Sustainability Day Working Group has announced the schedule of events for Campus Sustainability Day 2014 to be marked on Wednesday, Oct. 22.
Nov. 14-15: 'Survivor Objects'
UD's Center for Material Culture Studies will hold a symposium Nov. 14-15, focused on objects that have survived cultural trauma.
Oct. 29: 'Digital Campaign' topic
Teddy Goff, the digital director for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign, will be the speaker when the University of Delaware National Agenda speaker series continues at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 29, in Mitchell Hall.
IT Tech Fair
UD faculty and staff members are invited to attend the 2014 UD Tech Fair on Oct. 28 in the Trabant University Center to explore new technology, while enjoying a light lunch and entering a raffle for an iPad and other door prizes.
CAA women's basketball
The UD women's basketball team has been picked second in the Colonial Athletic Association preseason poll.
CAA men's basketball poll
The UD men's basketball team has been picked eighth in the Colonial Athletic Association's preseason poll.
Oct. 23: 'Black Women in the Media'
UD's Lambda Gamma Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority will host an event titled "Black Women in the Media: The Politics of Womanhood" at 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 23, in 205 Gore Hall.
Long-term care
UD's Office of Human Resources has announced a special open enrollment period for the Long-Term Care Insurance Program from Oct. 20 through Nov. 21.
Inspiring Women in STEM
UD's Nancy Targett and Cathy Wu will serve as invited panelists at the 2014 Inspiring Women in STEM Conference, on Wednesday, Oct. 22, at the DuPont Country Club in Wilmington.
Oct. 22: Communication, leadership
Effective communication across contexts will be the focus of a presentation by expert Sandra French at 6 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 22, in 140 Smith Hall.
Oct. 22: 'Meet the Marketers'
A "Meet the Marketers" career networking event will be held from 1:30-4 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 22, in the Multipurpose Rooms of the Trabant University Center.
CAA men's soccer
UD sophomore Guillermo Delgado has been named the Colonial Athletic Association men's soccer player of the week.
Mangone Scholar
Joel Rosenthal, assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry at the University of Delaware, has received the Francis Alison Society's 2014 Gerard J. Mangone Young Scholars Award.
Battling RRD
UD's Tom Evans is part of a research group that has been awarded $4.6 million by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to study methods to combat rose rosette disease.
CAA volleyball
UD sophomore libero Taylor Hollingsworth has been named Colonial Athletic Association volleyball co-defensive player of the week.
Oct. 22, 23: Perspectives gallery talks
The University of Delaware's Colette Gaiter and Camara Holloway will present gallery talks in the University Museums' Perspectives series on Wednesday, Oct. 22, and Thursday, Oct 23.
DELCAT Discovery
The University of Delaware Library recently held the official opening of the exciting new service called DELCAT Discovery.
2014 campaign
UD's United Way employee fundraising campaign kicks off Oct. 20 and will run through Dec. 5.
Volunteers honored
UD alumnae Lauren Gibson and Cheryl Stump have been recognized as 2014 Governor's Outstanding Volunteer Award winners for their work as UD Sexual Offense Support (SOS) volunteer victim advocates.
New Vita Nova
Students and faculty enjoy the newly renovated Vita Nova student-run restaurant, and hold a luncheon to celebrate donors Jayne and Chris Malfitano.
Research funding
The University of Delaware Library will present a workshop on research funding on Thursday, Nov. 20.
Learn about Ebola
The Ebola virus will be the subject of a presentation on Oct. 28 at UD's Trabant University Center.
Vehicle-to-grid
UD's Willett Kempton discussed innovative work in vehicle-to-grid technology during a meeting of the University of Delaware Association of Retired Faculty.
For the Record, Oct. 17, 2014
For the Record provides information about recent professional activities of University of Delaware faculty, staff, students and alumni.
Domestic violence awareness
To mark October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month, University of Delaware Student Wellness and Health Promotion has announced drives to collect cell phones and cleaning supplies to support victims of domestic violence.
Finlandia bronze
The ice dance team of Anastasia Cannuscio and Colin McManus, the 2011 U.S. junior bronze medalists who train at the University of Delaware, won the bronze medal last week at the 2014 Finlandia Trophy competition.
Sailing victory
The University of Delaware Sailing Team hosted and won the McCurdy Memorial Regatta held Oct. 11-12 at its home site, the North East River Yacht Club.
Alumni activities
A rich array of activities are available to University of Delaware alumni this fall, including such seasonal favorites as hayrides and pumpkin patch adventures.
Oct. 22: 'Wag the Dog' to be screened
The University of Delaware's "Fade to Black: Dark Political Humor in American Film" series will continue with a presentation of "Wag the Dog" at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 22, in Mitchell Hall.
Oct. 28: Darryl Strawberry to speak
Former Major League Baseball star Darryl Strawberry will discuss how to overcome life's obstacles, particularly substance abuse, during a presentation at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 28, in the University of Delaware's Mitchell Hall.
Basketball tickets
UD has announced that men's and women's basketball season tickets for the 2014-15 season are now on sale.
Saturn's secrets
The Cassini mission to Saturn has been profoundly productive, Carolyn Porco, leader of the imaging team, told an audience of 500 attending the Vernon Memorial Lecture at UD.
Delaware Debates
Candidates for the state's congressional delegation squared off in the Delaware Debates 2014, a joint initiative of UD's Center for Political Communication and Delaware Public Media, on Oct. 15.
Application fee waiver
Gov. Jack Markell, the University of Delaware and Delaware State University have announced that the schools will waive their college application fees for Delaware's high school seniors when they apply during College Application Month.
Oct. 30: 'Lunch is on us'
UD's Office of the Dean of Students is interested in hearing from undergraduates about their student experiences and is inviting students to an informal luncheon meeting on Oct. 30 in Hullihen Hall.
ACS medal
The University of Delaware's Donald Sparks has been selected as the 2015 medalist for the Geochemistry Division of the American Chemical Society.
New Ph.D. program launches
The University of Delaware's new doctoral program in financial services analytics has welcomed its first class of students this fall.
Nov. 5: 'Life, Times of William Allingham'
Natasha Moore, the recipient of the 2014 University of Delaware Library/Delaware Art Museum Fellowship in Pre-Raphaelite Studies, will give a presentation about her research for her biography, "The Literary Life and Times of William Allingham," on Wednesday, Nov. 5.
Oct. 24-25: Theatre costume sale
UD's Resident Ensemble Players and Department of Theatre will hold a pre-Halloween costume sale on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 24-25.
Oct. 23: Athlete Ally's Taylor to speak
Athlete Ally founder Hudson Taylor will be featured in a presentation at 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 23, in the Trabant University Center Theatre.
Celebrating service
Delaware Gov. Jack Markell delivered the annual James R. Soles Lecture on the Constitution and Citizenship, honoring the late UD professor who did much to inspire others to take up careers in public service.
Geosciences gold
UD's David R. Wunsch has been selected to receive the American Geosciences Institute's 2014 Outstanding Contribution to the Understanding of Geoscience award.
International ethics
The University of Delaware has been awarded more than $200,000 by the National Science Foundation to collaborate with the National Academy of Engineering on an international research ethics project.
Borel Fellows
In an effort to identify the first Borel Fellows, Mark Rieger, dean of UD's College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, will travel to Kenya in November.
'Quality time'
University of Delaware parents and families visited their students Friday, Oct. 10, through Sunday, Oct. 12, during the annual Parents and Family Weekend celebration.
Genealogy workshop
The University of Delaware Library will present a workshop on genealogy, with a focus on wills and court records, on Thursday, Nov. 6.
Field hockey honors
UD sophomore Esmee Peet has been named the Colonial Athletic Association field hockey co-player of the week.
Renowned scholar
David Tulsky, a renowned expert in outcomes assessment, has joined the faculty in the College of Health Sciences at the University of Delaware to support translational research programs.
Oct. 30: Sustainability transition
Pamela Matson, dean of the School of Earth Sciences at Stanford University, will visit UD on Oct. 30 for presentations on supporting environmental sustainability through science and higher education.
Oct. 29: Smithsonian curator to speak
Jacquelyn Days Serwer, chief curator of the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C., will be featured in a special lecture at 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 29.
Oct. 21: 'Plastic Paradise' screening
A documentary on plastic waste in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch will be screened on Oct. 21 as a prelude to Campus Sustainability Day.
Oct. 28: Beatrix Potter's botanical art
Garden historian, horticulturist and author Marta McDowell will explore Beatrix Potter's botanical art in a University of Delaware Botanic Gardens presentation from 7-8:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 28, in the Townsend Hall Commons.
Learning about police procedures
Registrations are now being accepted for UD Police's second Community Police Academy, scheduled for spring 2015.
Improve English language skills
UD's English Language Institute is now enrolling students in its nine-week, semi-intensive evening program, to be held Nov. 12 to Feb. 2, 2015.
Diversity crisis in higher ed
Richard Tapia, director of Rice's Center for Excellence and Equity in Education, spoke on the diversity crisis facing higher ed and how universities must better prepare underrepresented minority students.
Oct. 24: Afiara Quartet to perform
The University of Delaware Master Players Concert Series will present the Afiara Quartet, a world-class string quartet that has won almost every major international chamber music competition, at 8 p.m., Friday, Oct. 24, in the Gore Recital Hall of the Roselle Center for the Arts.
Oct. 29: Mobility Challenge
The inaugural Mobility Challenge will be held on the University of Delaware's North Green from 4-7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 29.
Nov. 11: 'Trial of Mendel Beilis'
Robert Weinberg, professor of history at Swarthmore College, will speak on "Blood Libel in Late Imperial Russia: Popular Antisemitism and the Trial of Mendel Beilis" at 12:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov 11.
East Campus honors
The Learning By Design education design and innovation excellence magazine has named the University of Delaware's new East Campus residence halls winners of its 2014 Outstanding Project Award.
Ancient gene
UD researchers have discovered that an ancient gene, ribonucleotide reductase (RNR), which occurs in all cellular life, provides important biological insights into the characteristics of unknown viruses in the sea.
Rwanda overcomes
For Louise Mushikiwabo, minister of foreign affairs and cooperation for the Republic of Rwanda and a 1988 UD alumna, an Oct. 1 return to campus was a homecoming.
Tuition exchange
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. The deadline for these applications is Monday, Oct. 27.
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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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