People Stories

Alumni activities
From New York to Baltimore, from Pittsburgh to Washington, D.C., University of Delaware alumni are planning events to engage and entertain fellow Blue Hens.
Political volatility
Political strategists Stephanie Cutter and Steve Schmidt, a UD alumnus, discussed the results of the midterm elections and the coming 2016 presidential election during the final National Agenda presentation of the fall.
Sea turtle conservation
UD junior Merope Moonstone has been interning with the Marine Education, Research and Rehabilitation Institute this semester, working with sea turtle conservation and rehabilitation.
Herding cattle
Katie Williams of the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources has turned an internship into a full-time position as a herdsperson at Herr Angus Farm.
UDSAA applications
The University of Delaware Office of Alumni Relations is looking for enthusiastic undergraduate students to serve as UD Student Alumni Ambassadors. Applications are due by Feb. 23, 2015.
Produce served
UD alumna Elisa King has applied her love of gardening to the creation of a community garden on an abandoned tennis court in Elsmere.
Intellectual journey
The University of Delaware Association of Retired Faculty continued its "My Intellectual Journey" series with a presentation by Raymond Wolters.
Remembering Matt Haley
HRIM students at UD spent a service weekend at Children's Beach House in Lewes in honor of Matt Haley's spirit of service.
Sharing poetry
Fleda Brown, professor emerita of English, returned to campus to give a reading from her newest collection of poetry.
'As If' exhibition
"As If," an exhibition of new work by UD art faculty members Abigail Donovan, Troy Richards, Robert Straight and Peter Williams will open Friday, Nov. 7, and continue through Saturday, Dec. 6, at the Novella gallery in New York City.
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Five myths about Halloween

Washington Post, Oct. 27, 2014

Joel Best, professor of sociology at the University of Delaware, refutes many common myths about Halloween as the holiday approaches.

Poet laureate's job? Maybe it's leading horse to water

The News Journal, Oct. 25, 2014

Fleda Brown, University of Delaware professor emerita, discussed her time in the state as both an English professor and as the Delaware poet laureate.

UD's Lerner College offers doctorate in big data analysis

Delaware Business Daily, Oct. 24, 2014

The University of Delaware's new doctoral program in financial services analytics, under the direction of Bintong Chen, professor of business administration, will teach students to perform detailed research and analysis on “big data” in the business world.


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