People Stories

Jessie's Bags
UD fashion students organized a sewing event to help a Delaware nonprofit manufacture bags for cancer patients and survivors.
Digital politics
The University of Delaware hosted a Conversations and Connections networking event at NPR headquarters in Washington, D.C., with panelists considering the "New World of Digital Politics."
Beyond touchscreens
David Bell of the Wharton School presented his research on new strategies digital brands use to bring the online and offline worlds together during a presentation at UD.
For the Record, Nov. 20, 2015
For the Record provides information about recent professional activities of University of Delaware faculty, staff, students and alumni.
Celebration of games
The University of Delaware Library hosted an International Games Day event on Nov. 14, drawing over 80 students, faculty and community members to the Morris Library to celebrate and learn about gaming activities on campus.
'Race in America'
During the Nov. 18 National Agenda "Race in America" presentation, former police officer Redditt Hudson said equal treatment under the law must become a reality if America is to move forward on matters of race and social justice.
Sunday Breakfast Mission service
UD Residence Life and Housing Alternative Break participants recently help sort food to be used in Sunday Breakfast Mission Thanksgiving meals for families in need.
Fashion award
A University of Delaware apparel design student has won a $10,000 scholarship in the Keeper Circle personal styling contest.
When history and film collide
UD's Gary May discussed historical discrepancies in the film "Selma" during a recent Delaware Diamonds Society Author Series presentation.
New assignment
Deborah L. Hayes, vice president of communications and public affairs at UD, has been named senior vice president of corporate affairs at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, effective Jan. 4, 2016.
Big data for public good
Fiona Greig of the JPMorgan Chase Institute presented research on gas prices and income volatility, and discussed ways that big data can answer the world's important questions, during a talk at UD.
My Intellectual Journey
Former Blue Hens volleyball head coach Barbara Viera recounted her intellectual journey as a coach, educator and proponent of women's varsity sports during a UD Association of Retired Faculty event Nov. 5.
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How must we condemn acts of brutality

News Journal, Nov. 17, 2015

S. Ismat Shah, professor in the University of Delaware's Department of Materials Science and Engineering, writes in a Delaware Voice piece that people must speak in condemnation of violence and in support of peace.

As stock buybacks reach historic levels, signs that corporate America is undermining itself

Reuters, Nov. 16, 2015

Charles Elson, director of the University of Delaware's John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance, is quoted in a report on the long-term effects of corporate stock buybacks.

Seven projects developed at UD's student hackathon, Nov. 16, 2015

A wearable mouse emulator, a restaurant heat map, a digital classroom and more were all created at the second annual DelHack student hackathon hosted by the University of Delaware.


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