Campus Stories

Race and ethnicity
A film and lecture series on race and ethnicity in the Americas will begin Sept. 9 with the screening of "Contracorriente."
Prepare for emergency
First responders and UD officials participated in a table top emergency response exercise to practice procedures needed in the event of a real emergency on campus.
As a way to reach out to students and connect with the community, UD Police have begun a new social media initiative, "Selfies with Cops."
Valued legacy
The University of Delaware community welcomed its newest members, the Class of 2019, during the fourth annual Twilight Induction Ceremony held Monday night on the South Green.
Coast Day photo contest
Delawareans and University of Delaware students are invited to submit nature photos for the 2015 Coast Day photography contest as part of the 39th annual Coast Day festivities.
Vita Nova
Vita Nova, the University of Delaware's student-operated fine dining restaurant located on the second floor of the Trabant University Center, will reopen for lunch on Sept. 8 and for dinner on Sept. 9.
GRE, LSAT prep class
The University of Delaware's Division of Professional and Continuing Studies is offering GRE (Graduate Record Exam) and LSAT (Law School Admission Test) exam prep classes on campus this fall.
New UD Messenger
The newest issue of the UD Messenger is now in mailboxes and available online.
New Blue Hens arrive
The University of Delaware welcomed more than 4,000 new Blue Hens, members of the Class of 2019, to campus on Saturday.
'Community inclusion'
The University of Delaware Center for Disabilities Studies will hold its annual Artfest event on Sept. 26 at the Absalom Jones Community Center in Newport.
Presidential search
Terri Kelly and Don Puglisi, co-chairs of the UD Presidential Search Committee, have sent an update to the University community.
Grad orientation
A large contingent of more than 700 new University of Delaware graduate students was welcomed to campus during a daylong orientation event held Wednesday at Clayton Hall.
Coast Day essay contest
The annual Coast Day essay contest is open and fifth graders are asked to write about everyday discoveries.
'Two Noble Kinsmen'
The University of Delaware Library has announced the purchased acquisition of a rare early quarto edition of a play by William Shakespeare and John Fletcher, "The Two Noble Kinsmen."
Reading and study strategies
The University of Delaware's Division of Professional and Continuing Studies is offering its annual speed reading class in September.
2015 National Agenda
The University of Delaware Center for Political Communication has announced that its 2015 National Agenda series will focus on "Race in America," a topic that has dominated the headlines throughout the past year.
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Breaking the ice: Obama seeks to cement climate change legacy

NBC News, Aug. 31, 2015

John Byrne, director of the Center for Energy and Environmental Policy at the University of Delaware, was quoted in a report on President Barack Obama and policies on climate change.

Scientists find a way to combat racial bias among little kids

Huffington Post, Aug. 29, 2015

Research on racial stereotypes in infants by Paul Quinn, professor of psychological and brain sciences at the University of Delaware, is highlighted.

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.


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