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Football tickets for parents
Parents of University of Delaware students are invited to be part of the Blue Hens football game day experience through season ticket packages and mini plans.
Men's basketball
The University of Delaware has announced the 2015-16 men's basketball schedule.
Lacrosse honors
UD women's lacrosse team members Elyse Andrews, Emily Pollard, Lauren VanDaniker and Abby Wheble have been named to the IWLCA Academic Honor Roll.
CAA honors
UD junior forward Natalie Zelenky has been named the Colonial Athletic Association women's soccer player of the week after scoring three goals for the Fightin' Blue Hens.
Hens honored
Three UD football players have been named preseason CSM All-Americans, with punter Eric Enderson named to the first team, defensive tackle Blaine Woodson to the second team and offensive tackle Ben Curtis to the third team.
Soccer captains
Emily Market, Alison Slark and Elise Krause have been named captains of the 2015 UD women's soccer team.
Women's basketball
The University of Delaware women's basketball nonconference schedule has been announced, and it includes three home games and a trip to San Diego for a Thanksgiving tournament.
Volleyball captains
UD seniors Katie Hillman, Ariel Shonk and Chandler Bryant are the 2015 volleyball team captains, head coach Bonnie Kenny has announced.
Volleyball tickets
Single match tickets for University of Delaware volleyball home matches for the 2015 season are currently on sale, and youth group experiences are available for groups of 30 or more.
Soccer honor
UD's Guillermo Delgado has been named to the preseason Top Drawer Soccer Best XI second team. The Hens open at home on Aug. 28 against Central Arkansas.
IWLCA scholar-athletes
For the third consecutive season, the UD women's lacrosse team has been recognized as an IWLCA Academic Honor Squad.
CAA volleyball
The UD volleyball has been picked sixth in a poll of Colonial Athletic Association coaches, with outside hitter Katie Hillman named preseason All-CAA.
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Samsung's duel with Elliott: The activist challenge isn't over

Forbes, Aug. 24, 2015

Charles Elson, director of the John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance at the University of Delaware, is quoted in an article about the battle between Samsung and Elliott Associates.

Chemours Edge Moor plant closing is 'ominous' sign

News Journal, Aug. 21, 2015

James Butkiewicz, professor and chair of the University of Delaware's Department of Economics, is quoted in an article about the decision by Chemours to close its Edge Moor plant and what that means as the DuPont spin-off seeks a new headquarters site. "All of the signs are very ominous for Delaware," he said.

Are thunderstorms on the rise in the Mid-Atlantic?

WDDE, Aug. 20, 2015

Dan Leathers, professor of geography at the University of Delaware and state climatologist, was quoted in an article about the prevalence of thunderstorms. He said "thunderstorms are very much now the way they have been," with the difference being the ability to share information.

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