People Stories

Alumni activities
University of Delaware alumni are invited to the inaugural "Art and Science: Connections and Intersections" symposium April 25 on the relationships among arts, science and technology.
'Magical' event
The American Cancer Society Relay for Life at the University of Delaware, which is scheduled April 26-27 at Newark High School, holds special meaning for UD faculty member Andrea Everard.
Future health leaders
Students from 14 health-related clubs and fraternities at UD gathered for a Network and Leadership Dinner during National Public Health Week.
Student savers
U.S. Sen. Chris Coons visited students at Shortlidge Elementary Academy last week as part of Teach Children to Save Day, in which UD's Center for Economic Education and Entrepreneurship is a partner.
'Fast Girl'
UD alumna Ingrid Steffensen delivered a lecture, "This Is Your Brain at 135 Miles per Hour: Lessons in Learning from the Racetrack," as part of the President's Leadership Series on April 9.
Bowers 5K
More than 200 runners and walkers participated in the seventh annual Matthew Bowers 5K held April 12.
'Poison Spring'
McKay Jenkins has co-authored a book giving an insider's account of pollution and the failures of federal regulators.
Lost and found
UD's Bernard McKenna has ventured outside his scholarly work in British literature to research some key aspects of Negro League baseball.
'Rolling Stone' art
A painting by UD's David Brinley is featured in a dramatic 'Rolling Stone' magazine illustration about heroin in rural America.
Blue Hen 5k
The sixth annual Blue Hen 5K Run/Walk will be held during University of Delaware's Alumni Weekend and will be both an individual and college competition.
Alumni baseball series
The University of Delaware Office of Alumni Relations has announced the 2014 Summer Baseball Series, which will feature games from coast to coast throughout the summer.
NEH Summer Stipend
A UD historian received a competitive grant for her work on a book about drought and social progress in Brazil.
Bike for vets
UD's Blue Hen Veterans will participate in the Face of America bicycle trek later this month.
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The News Journal, April 9, 2014

Kristen Poole, professor of English, discusses Shakespeare.

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PBS NewsHour, Tuesday, April 8, 2014

UD President Patrick Harker discussed the importance of education in a segment on conflicts between academics, athletics and money in Division I.

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The News Journal, April 7, 2014

Gerald J. Kauffman, director of the Water Resources Agency, discusses extreme weather.

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