Campus Stories

Shakespeare 2016
Shakespeare's First Folio will be on display at the University Museums of the University of Delaware from Aug. 30 through Sept. 25, 2016.
LiveSafe winner
Jessica Gibbons, a sophomore majoring in health sciences, has won an iPad Mini in a University of Delaware Campus and Public Safety drawing to promote use of the LiveSafe app.
LGBTQ Campus Climate
A two-part conference held Wednesday, April 15, at the University of Delaware focused on LGBTQ Campus Climate issues and attracted an audience from all facets of the campus community.
Calling student environmentalists
The Delaware Environmental Institute invites students interested in joining its DENIN Ambassador program in 2015-16 to submit applications.
Summer exam prep
The University of Delaware is offering two new intensive summer programs for high school students preparing for the SAT or ACT. A limited number of scholarships are available to first generation college students.
Saving in schools
Hundreds of volunteers visited elementary school classrooms throughout Delaware for Teach Children to Save Day, hosted in part by UD's Center for Economic Education and Entrepreneurship.
Lerner grad hub opens
UD's Lerner College celebrated the grand opening of its new graduate hub, designed with high-tech classrooms and comfortable study spaces.
Big Sean ticket exchange
Tickets purchased April 15-17 for the University of Delaware Cultural Programming Advisory Board spring concert with Big Sean featuring PartyNextDoor must be exchanged.
Senior Fling prizes
University of Delaware seniors are encouraged to register for a chance to win a variety of prizes at Senior Fling 2015.
Stitch in time
Donna Bailey of the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources has created an Ag Day quilt from the T-shirt designs of years gone by.
Common Reader
"Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption," a book by Bryan Stevenson, founder and executive director of the Alabama-based Equal Justice Initiative, has been selected for the University of Delaware's 2015 First Year Common Reader program.
Twilight speakers
Returning undergraduate students are invited to participate in a program for the opportunity to be a speaker at the fourth annual Twilight Induction Ceremony on Aug. 31.
Designs for Healthy Living
The recent Designs for Healthy Living Exhibition at the University of Delaware showcased research addressing a broad range of health issues, from human and animal health to physical and emotional health to the health of society and the planet.
Wine Education Seminar Series
UD community members 21 and older are invited to taste and learn about a variety of international wines at the Wine Education Seminar Series.
New 'UD Messenger'
The newest issue of the University of Delaware Messenger magazine is now available online, and the print edition is in the mail.
Healthcare Hackathon
Fourteen University of Delaware students pulled an all-nighter to develop innovative solutions to health care delivery and policy challenges during National Public Health Week.
Success strategies
Maryland researcher Bill Sedlacek says alternative assessments may be better predictors of student success than tests and transcripts.
Recovery at UD
Founders of the Collegiate Recovery Community at UD learned much from a recent convention at Texas Tech University in Lubbock.
Stronger schools
University of Delaware researchers provided assistance to the group that recently issued a proposal to strengthen public education.
April is Earth Month
Earth Month 2015 at the University of Delaware will include a range of activities, including speakers, an environmental justice forum and a screening of the film "Carbon Nation."
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Earth Day turns 45

Asheville (North Carolina) Citizen-Times, April 22, 2015

UD's Adam Rome, environmental historian and author of the book "The Genius of Earth Day: How a 1970 Teach-In Unexpectedly Made the First Green Revolution," is quoted in an article about the origins of Earth Day.

Top four ways to get your garden to work harder this year

Associated Press, April 21, 2015

Doug Tallamy, professor of entomology and wildlife ecology, is quoted in an article on how to make gardens work harder for the environment. "Today, gardens need to support life, sequester carbon, feed pollinators and manage water," he said.

UD engineering professor has doubts SpaceX booster rockets will succeed

Delaware Public Media, April 20, 2015

Leonard Schwartz, professor of mechanical engineering, discusses SpaceX and its plans for reusable rockets.

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