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Through July 31: 'Margaret Walker' exhibition
The University of Delaware Library the 100th anniversary of the birth of poet, novelist, teacher and critic Margaret Walker with a special exhibition on view through July 31.
July 31: Ragtime and jazz concert
Ragtime xylophone and jazz vibes will highlight a free mallet workshop concert, set at 8 p.m., Friday, July 31, in the Loudis Recital Hall of the Amy E. du Pont Music Building on UD's Newark campus.
Aug. 4: National Night Out
UD Police will join with Newark Police and Aetna Hose Hook and Ladder Company to celebrate National Night Out 2015 on Aug. 4.
Aug. 5: Osher open house
An open house for the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UD is scheduled from 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 5, at Arsht Hall in Wilmington.
Aug. 2-8: Master Players Festival
The inaugural Master Players Festival, an international summer music event featuring concerts and master classes, will be held Aug. 2-8 at the University of Delaware's Roselle Center for the Arts.
Aug. 19: Parkinson's research
Deborah W. Brooks, co-founder and executive vice chairman of the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research will speak at a symposium to be held from 5:30-7 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 19, at UD's STAR Campus.
Aug. 25-27: Materials Characterization Workshop
UD's College of Engineering will host a three-day Materials Characterization Workshop, “Discovery Through Multi-Modal Characterization,” from Aug. 25-27 in Harker Laboratory.
Aug. 29: IndiaFest
IndiaFest 2015 will be held from noon to 10:30 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 29, at the Bob Carpenter Center.
Sept. 15: Yagoda to speak
The University of Delaware Library will host a lecture by Ben Yagoda, professor of English, at 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 15, in the Morris Library.
Sept. 30: Artist Will H. Bradley
The University of Delaware Library Associates will hold a program and exhibition titled "Will H. Bradley An American Artist: Selections from the Gordon A. Pfeiffer Collection" at 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 30.
Oct. 4: Coast Day 2015
Coast Day 2015 will feature the Robotic Discovery Laboratory, TEACH FLEET, food festivals and interactive learning to promote marine stewardship and environmental awareness.
Oct. 21: Open Access Week
The University of Delaware Library will celebrate Open Access Week with a presentation by Kevin Smith of Duke University at 4 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 21, in the Reading Room of the Morris Library.
Oct. 23: B.J. Novak to perform
Actor and comedian B.J. Novak will perform at the University of Delaware's Parents and Family Weekend Comedy Show on Oct. 23.
Through Dec. 15: ADA exhibition
The University of Delaware Library has announced the forthcoming exhibition titled "25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act," which will be on view as a four-case exhibition in the Information Room of the Morris Library through Dec. 15.
Aug. 4-Dec. 18: 'Staging History'
The University of Delaware Library has announced the forthcoming exhibit titled "Staging History: Barrie Stavis and the Dramatization of John Brown's Raid on Harpers Ferry," which will be on view Aug. 4 through Dec. 18 in the Lincoln Exhibit Case.
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U.S. wind power on course to grow big

Here and Now, July 27, 2015

Jeremy Firestone of UD's School of Marine Science and Policy spoke about why wind power is on course to become one of the country's largest sources of energy, and where the U.S. stands compared with other countries.

'It's like going to Pluto and seeing McDonald's'

Science, July 23, 2015

Jennifer Biddle, assistant professor at UD, was quoted in an article about the surprisingly ordinary microorganisms found deep beneath the ocean floor. She said, "You'd expect microbes from this exotic environment to be unusual, and the discovery that they are similar to familiar microorganisms is 'disconcerting.' It's like going to Pluto and seeing McDonald's."

Wilmington, the city with too many charter schools

WHYY, July 22, 2015

A story about the heavy concentration of charter schools in the city of Wilmington quotes Dan Rich, University Professor of Public Policy.

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