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For the Record, July 25, 2014
For the Record provides information about recent professional activities of University of Delaware faculty, staff, students and alumni.
International gold
Four UD men's lacrosse alumni helped Canada win the FIL world championship.
Money then and now
UD professor Farley Grubb's analysis of the Continental dollar offers an alternate hypothesis on why the United States' first currency system crashed.
Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer
Tom Kaminski, professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Applied Physiology at UD, has been selected as one of the National Athletic Trainers' Association's 2014 Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer award recipients. Kaminski directs UD's Athletic Training Education Program.
Cadets set run
Cadets from the UD Army ROTC and West Point will run from the UD campus in Newark to Houston, Texas, beginning Saturday morning, July 26, to raise money to help bridge a gap in military-civilian relations.
Women's basketball
The UD women's basketball team has announced its nonconference schedule for the 2014-15 season.
Community service and scholarship
The task force that developed UD's community engagement application to the Carnegie Foundation has issued a final report. A new commission will study models, best practices for sustaining the work.
Mr. State Fair
Kent County 4-H agent Doug Crouse plays a key role in helping make the Delaware State Fair happen, serving as treasurer and board member.
Lifelong learning registration, open houses
Registration is going on now at all three of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institutes at the University of Delaware.
CAA football
UD was picked sixth in the Colonial Athletic Association preseason football poll announced July 23 at the conference media day in Baltimore.
July 31: Campus internationalization webinar
Members of the UD campus are invited to a webinar on campus internationalization on Thursday, July 31.
Making the transition
University of Delaware Associate in Arts Program graduates headed to the Newark campus this fall got some timely tips on achieving academic success during Transitions Day.
Spreading financial literacy
UD students in the master of arts in economic education and entrepreneurship program worked with alumna Mary Suiter and shared their projects, designed to improve economic education in their communities.
Organic zeolites
UD researcher Yushan Yan has reported a significant advance in the creation of organic zeolites in the journal Nature Communications.
Flash mob
Surprising then entertaining visitors at the Delaware State Fair, a UD Cooperative Extension 4-H flash mob burst onto the scene July 22 to raise awareness about the Food Smart Families healthy eating program.
Civil War letters
The University of Delaware Library has digitized all Civil War letters of Edward A. Fulton, which are available globally via the library web.
MS Office free for UD students
UD students can download Microsoft Office and use it for free while enrolled in UD classes.
Hens on TV
The UD football team will appear on live television four times during the 2014 season, including three games that are part of the Colonial Athletic Association package.
Aug. 7: iCanConnect at CDS
Experts in disabilities technology will explore the iCanConnect program during a Lunchtime Learning session on Aug. 7 at UD's Center for Disabilities Studies.
2015 travel
University of Delaware alumni, family and friends are being offered travel opportunities in Italy and France during spring 2015.
Okrent to address UDLA
Daniel Okrent, respected writer and editor, will be the featured speaker when the University of Delaware Library Associates holds its 2015 annual dinner on Wednesday evening, April 15, 2015, in Arsht Hall.
Freshman housing
The Office of Residence Life and Housing will be tripling some residence hall rooms and has initiated a special program to assist affected students and their parents.
Golf win
UD golf standout Justin Martinson, a 2011 graduate, has won the Max Motion Physical Therapy All-American Classic contested in North Carolina on the National Golf Association tour.
Honors Court
UD men's basketball seniors Tom Allshouse and Kyle Anderson have been selected for inclusion in the National Association of Basketball Coaches Honors Court.
Developing citizens
UD's Center for Economic Education and Entrepreneurship has trained a group of elementary school teachers to conduct "Mini-Society," a hands-on learning system designed to reinforce student learning of key economic concepts.
Parking Services office
The University of Delaware Parking Services office will be closed from noon-1:30 p.m., on Wednesday, July 30.
Eminent engineer
The American Institute of Chemical Engineers has announced that it will honor UD Dean of Engineering Babatunde A. Ogunnaike with a 2014 MAC Eminent Chemical Engineers Award.
Water conference
The Delaware Water Resources Center at UD will be one of several regional National Institutes for Water Resources to co-host the 2014 Mid-Atlantic Regional Water Conference to be held Sept. 24-25 in West Virginia.
Summer scholars
Two undergraduates from Florida A&M University are conducting summer research at UD at the invitation of the Delaware Environmental Institute.
In memoriam
W. David Teter, former assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering at the University of Delaware from 1968-99, passed away July 12 at the age of 77. Services will be held Saturday, July 19.
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