Campus Stories

Education series
The University of Delaware School of Education resumes its colloquium series with a presentation Feb. 24.
The career connection
The Career Services Center is set to launch the 2016 Internship and Job Drive, which seeks to inspire the University of Delaware's network of alumni, parents and friends to become more actively engaged in helping UD students get full-time positions at their workplaces.
Music outreach
The University of Delaware's Community Music School has a number of spring programs for people of all ages.
Summer camps
Young people in the community can enrich their summers through a wide variety of experiences at camps scheduled this year at the University of Delaware.
Day of service
University of Delaware students can register now for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service to be held Saturday, Feb. 20, by Residence Life and Housing and the Blue Hen Leadership Program.
2016 Diamond Challenge
This year's Diamond Challenge, part of the Paul and Linda McConnell Youth Entrepreneurship Initiative led by UD's Horn Program, received submissions of entrepreneurial ideas from over 1,000 students from 22 countries and 16 states.
Student resources
University of Delaware Residence Life and Housing has introduced the Kent Engagement Center, a new initiative for the spring semester.
Diversity discussions
The Center for the Study of Diversity's Brown Bag Series, beginning Feb. 18, seeks to present research and encourage discussion.
Spring move-in
New and returning students were welcomed into the Blue Hen community as residence halls reopened for the spring semester.
Community engagement
A new UD initiative will affirm and expand the institution's commitment to community engagement, Provost Domenico Grasso has announced.
For Delaware students
The University of Delaware Faculty Senate today approved implementation of a four-year pilot program in which Delaware students will be able to choose whether or not to submit their SAT or ACT test scores for first-year admission to the University.
Introducing STAR Health
Among other offerings, STAR Health at the University of Delaware provides physical therapy, primary care, speech pathology services, mental health services, care coordination, nutrition counseling, fitness counseling and health coaching, all under one roof.
Groundwater resources
The Delaware Geological Survey at the University of Delaware has signed an agreement with the U.S. Geological Survey to become a data provider for the National Ground-Water Monitoring Network.
INBRE scholars
Delaware INBRE is now accepting applications for its 2016 Summer Scholars program, which provides undergraduate biomedical research opportunities across the state.
VentureOn applications
All students are invited to apply for the VentureOn program, which provides them with valuable resources needed to launch start-up businesses.
Master Gardener workshops
Delaware Cooperative Extension has announced Master Gardener workshops for the winter and spring in New Castle and Sussex counties.
SAT prep begins April 9
The University of Delaware is offering an intensive test prep course for high school students who wish to prepare for the SAT on Saturday mornings from April 9-30.
New assignment
Ravi Ammigan, director of the Office of International Students and Scholars, has been named interim associate deputy provost for international programs at the University of Delaware.
Best college value
The University of Delaware has been recognized for academic excellence, affordability and value by two national college guides.
May 2-6: GPU Programming Hackathon
A call for submissions is open for a GPU Programming Hackathon to be held at the University of Delaware from May 2-6 in collaboration with Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility.
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Physicist reacts to discovery of gravitational waves

WDDE, Feb. 11, 2016

Qaisar Shafi, Bartol Research Institute Professor of Physics at the University of Delaware, discusses Einstein and the discovery of gravitational waves.

The risks (and unexpected benefits) of sending health students abroad

NPG Goats and Soda, Feb. 11, 2016

Melissa Melby, assistant professor of anthropology at the University of Delaware, discusses guidelines for students undertaking short-term experiences in global health programs.

Fishing forecast maps could help Atlantic sturgeon, other marine life

WDDE-FM, Feb. 9, 2016

Matthew Breece, research assistant in the University of Delaware's College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment, is aiming to launch a pilot version of the product for fishermen to use by next year.

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