RESEARCH

Bacteria fighting fabric
http://www.udel.edu/udaily/2014/apr/wastewater-fabric-041714.html

Gates Foundation funds civil engineering professor's novel wastewater treatment fabric

CAMPUS

New 'UD Messenger'
http://www.udel.edu/udaily/2014/apr/ud-messenger-041414.html

April issue of University of Delaware Messenger magazine now available online

PEOPLE

'Fast Girl'
http://www.udel.edu/udaily/2014/apr/steffensen-041414.html

Lessons from an art historian turned race car driver

RESEARCH

Airborne wind energy
http://www.udel.edu/udaily/2014/apr/high-altitude-turbines-041014.html

High-altitude wind turbines have potential to generate large amounts of electricity

Campus Stories

'Lamb watch'

Several UD Department of Animal and Food Sciences students spent the beginning of the spring semester on "lamb watch."

Building leadership skills

The Blue Hen Leadership Program, the three-tiered student leadership certification program sponsored by the University Student Centers, completed its second annual alternate spring break trip March 31-April 5.

Research Stories

Return of the native

Delaware Sea Grant researchers have found that an invasive species of Asian crabs is experiencing steep decline as numbers of native crabs are resurging.

Franklin Laureate Symposium

Daniel Kleppner, the 2014 Franklin Laureate and MIT professor who has made some of the most intriguing discoveries in atomic physics in the last 50 years, will be celebrated in public-accessible talks at UD.

Global Stories

Hens in Paris

The inaugural spring break trip to Paris sponsored by UD's Institute for Global Studies brought together alumni, faculty, staff and friends for an unforgettable adventure.

April 18: Rep Your Culture

Rep Your Culture, in which UD graduate students are invited to share their cultures with colleagues, will be held at 6 p.m., Friday, April 18, in the Townsend Hall Commons.

People Stories

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.

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.

Honors Stories

Goldwater Scholars

Three University of Delaware students have earned scholarships from the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation.

Master Gardener awards

The University of Delaware Cooperative Extension New Castle County Master Gardeners celebrated their awards ceremony in early April, which also happens to be National Volunteer Recognition Month.

FYI Stories

Summer Faculty Institute

The University of Delaware 2014 Summer Faculty Institute will be held from June 2-6.

Social media: Going international

The latest installment of the UD social media blog discusses the long journey leading to the implementation of a Weibo account.

Sports Stories

National champs

The UD Intercollegiate Figure Skating Team has won its fourth national championship.

CAA tennis honors

Five UD tennis players -- Troy Beneck, Adam Lawton, Mike Furr, Dorothy Safron and Carmen Lai -- have received Colonial Athletic Association honors.
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Did You Know: Shakespeare turns 450, still hip

The News Journal, April 9, 2014

Kristen Poole, professor of English, discusses Shakespeare.

How should colleges address conflicts between academics, athletics and money?

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.

Extreme rain events on rise

The News Journal, April 7, 2014

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

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