Campus Stories

DC Experience
Twelve University of Delaware undergraduates have spent a semester in Washington, D.C., as part of the DC Experience, joining colleagues from the Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership of the City College of New York.
DuPont Fellows panel
More than 30 members of the University of Delaware student chapter of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers benefited from the advice of four DuPont Fellows at a panel-style discussion.
QUEST applications open
A summer leadership experience is offered to incoming freshmen by UD's University Student Centers through the Blue Hen Leadership Program.
Successful job fair
The University of Delaware recently held its 38th annual Project Search education fair, with representatives of school districts from across the country interviewing students and educational professionals.
Personal Finance Challenge
Delaware high school students put their personal finance knowledge to the test at a special challenge event sponsored by UD's Center for Economic Education and Entrepreneurship.
Official ribbon cutting
The University of Delaware Library marked the opening of the Graduate Student Research Room 215A in the Morris Library with a special event on April 14.
Join the DENIN Ambassadors
The Delaware Environmental Institute invites UD students interested in joining its ambassador program to submit applications by May 2.
Women in Business
An inaugural summit brought together prominent University of Delaware alumnae to discuss issues faced by women in business.
DNREC summer internship
The Delaware Environmental Institute is recruiting applicants for a paid summer internship position at DNREC focusing on community engagement.
Science Saturdays
The University of Delaware Cooperative Extension New Castle County 4-H program has announced a series of science-focused Saturdays to be held May through December in various locations.
Collaboration for public service innovation
The University of Delaware's Institute for Public Administration will welcome the annual conference of the Consortium of University Public Service Organizations to campus in April 2017.
Weinberg Center symposium
The UD Weinberg Center's annual corporate governance symposium convened experts on issues of critical importance to corporate boards and investors.
Vita Nova Live
Vita Nova Live features UD music students performing at the Lerner College's student-operated gourmet restaurant.
Change-Maker Lunches
The Change-Maker Lunches series, presented by University of Delaware Residence Life and Housing, returns this spring with two new lunches on April 28 and May 10.
Posters on the Hill
Three UD student researchers who are creating a graphic novel about an indigenous Peruvian people presented their work on Capitol Hill.
Osher registration
Registration is now open for the 2016 Summer Session at Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Delaware in Wilmington.
UDocent events
University Museums at the University of Delaware invites visitors to meet the students of UDocent at a pair of upcoming events, scheduled April 27 and May 18.
Coast Day 2016 canceled
Due to ongoing construction on the Hugh R. Sharp Campus in Lewes, the University of Delaware announced today that Coast Day 2016, scheduled for Oct. 2, has been canceled.
New UD Messenger
The April issue of UD Messenger hits mailboxes this week, and also is available online.
UDairy delivered
Fans of the University of Delaware's UDairy Creamery ice cream will no longer have to be close to the First State to get their hands on their favorite flavor as the creamery will now offer to ship its product anywhere in the continental United States.
Economics for kids
Delaware kindergarteners and first graders are beginning their economic education early thanks to Economics for Kids, lessons inspired by children's books and created by UD's Bonnie Meszaros.
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Stroke of determination: Delaware rower hasn't let cystic fibrosis steer her off course

NCAA Champion magazine, Spring, 2016

University of Delaware senior Kate Sneddon, a coxswain on the rowing team, doesn't let her cystic fibrosis pull her away from her passions.

'Both/And' leadership

Harvard Business Review, April 20, 2016

Wendy K. Smith, associate professor of management at the University of Delaware, co-writes a piece calling for a new leadership model, one in which the goal is to maintain a dynamic equilibrium in the organization. Executives with this goal do not focus on being consistent; instead they purposefully and confidently embrace the paradoxes they confront.

The A-Rod effect: A team-building lesson from the Yankees

Business News Daily, April 19, 2016

Alex Rodriguez has won one World Series with the team in 12 seasons, but expectations were higher, says Kyle Emich, assistant professor of management at the University of Delaware. He used the A-Rod acquisition as an example of how new team members bring new ways of thinking and new ideas, and that organizations should consider how the addition will impact processes that have already been developed.

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