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Nov. 6: Basketball skills
University of Delaware Athletics invites boys and girls in second through fifth grades to participate in a free Blue Hen Basketball Skills Fun event to be held at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 6, in the Bob Carpenter Center.
CAA soccer
The UD men's soccer team defeated Drexel 4-0 on Wednesday to clinch a Colonial Athletic Association championship tournament berth. The Hens will close the regular season at home on Sunday against Elon.
Men's lacrosse
Seniors Brian Kormondy and Matt Matsko have been named co-captains of the 2015 UD men's lacrosse team.
Blue Hens Halloween
Blue Hens fans 12 and younger are encouraged to wear their Halloween costumes to University of Delaware home athletics contests from Wednesday, Oct. 29, through Sunday, Nov. 2, to receive a coupon book full of surprises.
Grant Stadium
UD will formally dedicate Stuart and Suzanne Grant Stadium during ceremonies Sunday, Nov. 2.
CAA men's basketball poll
The UD men's basketball team has been picked eighth in the Colonial Athletic Association's preseason poll.
CAA women's basketball
The UD women's basketball team has been picked second in the Colonial Athletic Association preseason poll.
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.
Basketball tickets
UD has announced that men's and women's basketball season tickets for the 2014-15 season are now on sale.
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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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