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April 21: Clark Memorial Lecture
"How Ready Are We for the $1,000 Genome?" will be the subject of the Arnold M. Clark Memorial Lecture, scheduled at 5 p.m., Tuesday, April 21, in Room 100 of Wolf Hall at the University of Delaware.
April 21: Ash Beckham to speak
Ash Beckham, a renowned LGBTQ advocate and orator, will speak from 6-7:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 21, in the University of Delaware's Trabant University Center lounge.
April 21: Rocky Bleier to speak
Vietnam veteran and Pittsburgh Steelers running back Rocky Bleier will discuss his experiences and the importance of perseverance during a University of Delaware InterFraternity Council presentation on Tuesday evening, April 21, at Mitchell Hall.
April 22: ECE lecture series
The University of Delaware Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering has announced that Naomi Halas of Rice University will deliver the next talk in its Distinguished Lecture Series at 3:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 22, in Mitchell Hall.
April 22: Blood drive
The American Red Cross Club at the University of Delaware will host a blood drive from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Wednesday, April 22, in the student centers.
April 22: Tyler Lecture features Begleiter
Ralph Begleiter, former CNN world affairs correspondent and director of UD's Center for Political Communication, will discuss today's rapidly changing media during the Chaplin Tyler Lecture Series presentation on April 22.
April 22: EWB benefit dinner
The UD chapter of Engineers Without Borders will hold its annual benefit dinner and silent auction on Wednesday evening, April 22, at the Newark Country Club.
April 22: 'Diaries of the Holocaust'
Alexandra Zapruder, the award-winning editor of "Salvaged Pages: Young Writers' Diaries of the Holocaust," will speak from 7-8 p.m., Wednesday, April 22.
April 22: New entrepreneurship master's
Those interested in UD's new master of science in entrepreneurship and design program are invited to an information session on April 22.
April 23: Gore Lecture
Leading service marketing figure A. Parasuraman will visit UD on April 23 for a talk on the link between customer service and productivity as part of the W.L. Gore Lecture Series in Management Science.
April 23: Jefferson Life Sciences Lecture
Harry Gray of Caltech, who has recruited hundreds for a "Solar Army" that is working on better ways to store the sun's energy, will speak April 23 at the University of Delaware.
April 24: Spring into Action
The University of Delaware community is invited to participate in a Spring into Action event from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Friday, April 24, on The Green.
April 27: Free speech/hate speech
A special half-day symposium at UD will explore the complexities of free speech, the hurtful impact of hate speech and ways to balance privilege with the rights of others.
April 24-25: 'Colored Conventions' symposium
The University of Delaware's Colored Conventions Project and the Delaware Historical Society will hold a symposium, "Colored Conventions in the Nineteenth Century and the Digital Age," on April 24-25.
April 25: Physics meeting
The University of Delaware chapter of the Society of Physics Students will host a meeting of regional chapters on Saturday, April 25.
April 25: Tomato workshop
The Community Garden at ELI will host a workshop on how to grow delicious summer tomatoes at 10 a.m., Saturday, April 25.
April 25: Ag Day
UD's College of Agriculture and Natural Resources will hold its annual Ag Day, this year with the theme "Farm to Table," on Saturday, April 25.
April 25: Steel bands
Fifteen steel bands from throughout the East Coast will perform at the University of Delaware's annual Steel Band Festival, beginning at noon on Saturday, April 25.
April 25: H.E.N.Stock
Residence Life and Housing's nationally recognized H.E.N.Stock sustainability program will be held from 1-5 p.m., Saturday, April 25, on the North Green.
April 25: Drag Spectacular
Haven has announced that its Blue and Gold Drag Spectacular will be held from 7-10 p.m., Saturday, April 25, in Clayton Hall.
April 28: Innovation showcase
The Horn Program's inaugural Innovation and Entrepreneurship Showcase on April 28 will feature innovative projects, new businesses and the final round of the Hen Hatch Startup Funding Competition.
Through April 30: 'Clean Elections' exhibition
The University of Delaware Library has announced the opening of a new exhibition, "Clean Elections: Senator John J. Williams of Delaware and the Voting Rights Act of 1965," which will be on view April 1-30.
May 4: Spoken-word poet
The Robert Longwell Grice Chapter of the National Residence Hall Honorary at the University of Delaware will host the spoken-word poet Sarah Kay at 7 p.m., Monday, May 4, in the Pearson Hall auditorium.
May 5: 'Auditor of the Future'
A group of experts and leaders will visit UD on May 5 for "The Auditor of the Future," a panel discussion on the latest developments in auditing.
Through May 5: Issues in public policy
U.S. Rep. John Carney will be the first speaker in a series of talks on contemporary issues in public policy and administration scheduled this spring at the University of Delaware.
May 7: Hutchinson Lecture
Mark J. Flannery of the Securities and Exchange Commission will visit UD for the Hutchinson Lecture in Economics on May 7.
May 7: Big Sean to perform
The University of Delaware Cultural Programming Advisory Board has announced that rapper Big Sean will perform at its annual spring concert at 8 p.m., Thursday, May 7, at the Bob Carpenter Center.
May 9: Disney Live!
Disney Live! will bring "Three Classic Fairy Tales" to the University of Delaware's Bob Carpenter Center on Saturday, May 9. Tickets are on sale now.
Through May 16: SCPAB film series
The University of Delaware Student Centers Programming Advisory Board will present a weekend film series during the spring semester.
Through May 17: 'Pictures of Place'
The University Museums of the University of Delaware will present "Pictures of Place: Experience, Mood, and Memory" through May 17 in Old College Gallery.
Through May 17: 'Land and Water' photographs
University Museums will present "Land and Water: Photographs from 1860 to Now," on view through May 17 in Old College West Gallery.
Through May 17: 'Forget Me Not' exhibition
The University Museums of the University of Delaware will present the exhibition "Forget Me Not: Photography Between Poetry and Politics" through May 17 in the Mechanical Hall Gallery.
Through May 17: 'Sculpted by Nature'
The University Museums of the University of Delaware present the exhibition "Sculpted by Nature" through May 17 in the Mineralogical Museum in Penny Hall.
Through June 12: 'Sumter to Appomattox'
The University of Delaware Library has announced a new exhibition "From Fort Sumter to the Appomattox Court House: The American Civil War," which will be on view through June 12.
Through June 14: 'Lincoln Collection' exhibition
The University of Delaware Library has announced a forthcoming exhibition, "Selections from the Richard H. Stewart Abraham Lincoln Collection," which will be on view from Jan. 20 through June 14 in the Morris Library.
Through July 3: 'Coastal Zone Act'
An exhibition on "The Legacy of the Delaware Coastal Zone Act: Conserving the First State" will be on view through July 3 in the Morris Library.
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The University of Delaware, which is part of a nationwide study, was featured in a segment on concussions.

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Associated Press, March 26, 2015

Douglas Tallamy, professor of entomology and wildlife ecology, is quoted in an article about threats to the diversity of plant life in New England. "We have come to see plants simply as decorations and we just want to have pretty landscapes, but in doing that we have forgotten all the ecological roles that they play," he said.

Political ads overwhelm news on local TV

USA Today, March 19, 2015

Danilo Yanich, associate professor of public policy and administration, is quoted in a column about overwhelming political advertising. "There's no way for a citizen to make his way through the bombardment and onslaught and make an informed decision," Yanich said.

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