Campus Stories

Tuition set
For the 2015-16 academic year, tuition and mandatory fees at UD will increase by 1.44 percent for in-state undergraduates and by 2.37 percent for out-of-state undergraduates, the lowest percentage increase in more than 30 years.
Title IX
Effective July 1, UD has adopted a revised sexual misconduct policy that applies to all members of the University community.
Office of Equity and Inclusion
UD's Office of Equity and Inclusion has named two staff members who will provide education, guidance and support to students, faculty and staff on the topic of sexual misconduct.
Campus message
University of Delaware Acting President Nancy M. Targett sent a message to members of the campus community on her first day in office, Wednesday, July 1.
Transformational gift
A $3 million Give Something Back Foundation gift to the University of Delaware will provide full scholarships and academic mentorship to 150 in-state high-need students.
Fishing, filtering, math
A workshop at UD gave high school teachers some suggestions for showing their students the value of math.
Focus on conservation
Students from five historically black colleges and universities attended a workshop at UD in photograph conservation.
Soccer certificate
Twenty-six participants successfully completed the first module of the National Soccer Coaches Association of America and University of Delaware master coaching certificate program.
Ocean-inspired treat
MARACOOS, the UD-led coastal ocean observation consortium, is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a fun flavor from the UDairy Creamery.
Search site update
The University of Delaware presidential search website has been updated and a letter from the search chairs has been added.
PMA trip
UD students were provided an opportunity to learn about new technology and to network at the Produce Marketing Association Tech Knowledge conference in California.
Lewes campus tours
Summer tours at UD's Hugh R. Sharp Campus in Lewes feature the Global Visualization Lab and research on penguins, wind power, coral and more.
Sea Grant update
The Delaware Sea Grant College Program discusses how it uses science to serve the state's coastal region in the latest Reporter newsletter.
Engaging humanities
UD's Public Humanities Institute offered graduate students intensive preparation for engaging the community in their research.
Building engineers
Babatunde Ogunnaike, dean of UD's College of Engineering, shared examples of innovation and entrepreneurship in a letter to President Barack Obama in conjunction with the national Week of Making.
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Stinging men-of-war found on Delaware beaches

News Journal, July 6, 2015

Three Portugese men-of-war washed up on Delaware beaches in recent days and UD's Charles Epifanio said typically that is not a number with which to be concerned. It is possible that wind-driven events pushed them toward shore.

Bree Newsome's Confederate flag pole climb was an artistic statement

Time magazine, July 3, 2015

The climb of the pole in front of the South Carolina State House to remove the Confederate flag was an act of public art, according to the University of Delaware's Colette Gaiter, associate professor of art.

Matisse, Van Gogh paintings' bright yellows are turning slowly beige

The Telegraph (UK), July 2, 2015

UD's Jennifer Mass has been studying the chemical reaction that causes the bright yellow hues of paintings by Henri Matisse and Vincent Van Gogh to fade to beige.

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