Campus Stories

CISters in technology
Funding from the National Center for Women and Information Technology Academic Alliance, in partnership with Symantec, will support an e-textiles workshop.
Confronting binge drinking
UD recently hosted a Binge Media Challenge to encourage students to use social media to confront the issue of binge drinking.
Hate speech, free speech
The topic of hate speech and whether it can be regulated was the focus of discussion at the 2015 Hate Speech, Free Speech Symposium, held recently on UD's campus.
President Harker honored
The naming of the Patrick T. Harker Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Laboratory has been announced by the UD Board of Trustees in recognition of extraordinary leadership.
Fermentation stations
An interdisciplinary UD class took a trip to Iron Hill Brewery and Restaurant in Newark to learn about the restaurant's brewing process and to come up with recipes for three distinct offerings as part of the “Fermentations: Brewing and Beyond” class.
Money managers
Industry leaders and academics visited UD for a groundbreaking workshop on the growing field of revenue management.
Presidential search
A new UD website devoted to the institution's presidential search provides information about the search process and welcomes comment from the community.
'Stars, Stripes, Sousa'
An outdoor Sousa concert attracted UD and community members to a traditional, patriotic and family-friendly event.
Growing awareness
Students in an environmental humanities writing class at UD volunteered at an organic farm to gain firsthand experience.
Ocean Currents Lecture Series
Doctoral student Megan Cimino will discuss Antarctic penguins in the opening talk of the annual Ocean Currents Lecture Series, hosted by UD's School of Marine Science and Policy
Building connections
Informal teas bring members of the campus together to decompress, network and meet staff from the Office of the Provost.
Demo Your Idea
Students demonstrated their ideas for new products and services in contest for a $1,000 prize during the Horn Program's Demo Your Idea competition.
Protecting Mid-Atlantic waterways
Delaware Sea Grant aquaculture specialist John Ewart conducts an awareness program to inform local anglers about non-native species found in live bait packaging.
Green Room Challenge
The Green Room Challenge dared University of Delaware residential students to certify their rooms as "green."
Board salutes Harker
The semiannual meeting of the University of Delaware Board of Trustees on Tuesday, May 12, turned out to be a very special day for University President Patrick Harker.
Trustees meet
The University of Delaware Board of Trustees heard presentations on the new Delaware Will Shine strategic plan, the work of the Center for the Study of Diversity and faculty achievements during its semiannual meeting.
May 31: Application deadline
The deadline to apply for UD's new master's degree program in entrepreneurship and design is May 31.
PocketFarmer
An interdisciplinary team of students at the University of Delaware has developed a new app called PocketFarmer designed to help Christmas tree farmers in the region diagnose, identify and mark potentially diseased plants.
Celebrating scholarship
University of Delaware student recipients and donors came together at the annual Celebration of Scholarship event.
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Tracking sharks

The News Journal, May 20, 2015

Work by scientists at UD and Delaware State University is highlighted in the newspaper's "Did You Know" feature about sharks along the Delaware coast.

DuPont spent $15 million to keep Peltz off board

The News Journal, May 19, 2015

UD corporate governance expert Charles Elson was quoted in an article about the money spent by DuPont in a proxy fight with investor Nelson Peltz. "It is $15 million that would have gone to the bottom line," Elson said. "The shareholders pay for the dispute."

Train derailment

WHYY Radio Times, May 13, 2015

Allan Zarembski, director of UD's Railroad Engineering and Safety Program, was featured in a segment on the Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia. He also appeared on CNN.

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