FYI Stories

Library turnstiles
A new security measure aimed at providing better protection for UD students, faculty and staff and members of the larger community who use the Morris Library is now active.
SCPAB meets weekly
The Student Centers Programming Advisory Board is looking for new general members.
Commencement 2016
All current UD undergraduate students are invited to apply for the Commencement Committee that will work on planning the University's most important ceremony. The deadline to apply has been extended to Feb. 17.
Photoshop basics
The University of Delaware Library will present a workshop on the functions of Adobe Photoshop on Thursday, Feb. 18.
Service awards
UD's Office of Human Resources will host the 2016 Service Awards luncheon and dinner events to recognize employees with five to 45 years of service as well as recent retirees.
For your information
With the U.S. Department of State issuing travel advisories regarding the Zika virus, UD administrators are monitoring the situation and how it might affect members of the UD community.
Library leadership
Five finalists for the position of vice provost for libraries and museums at UD will visit the campus this month.
SMDC orientation
The University of Delaware Library will offer Student Multimedia Design Center orientation sessions this month.
IT Activity Report
University of Delaware Information Technologies has published its January 2016 Activity Report.
To ensure safety
Because of the high number of fires associated with hoverboards, the University of Delaware has banned the use, storage and charging of the devices on its campus, effective immediately.
First Friday Roundtable
The First Friday Roundtable session on Feb. 12 will review UD's teaching and learning grants.
Premiere Pro workshop
The University of Delaware Library will present a workshop on the functions of Adobe Premiere Pro on Wednesday afternoon, Feb. 10.
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Study: Online shopping increases environmental demands

UPI, Feb. 6, 2016

The total number of vehicle miles traveled hasn't decreased with growth of online shopping, said Arde Faghri, professor of civil and environmental engineering and director of the Delaware Center for Transportation at the University of Delaware.

Experts say Chancery Court race too close to call

News Journal, Feb. 5, 2016

The corporate community needs to feel that the Chancery Court nominee has the right experience, said Charles Elson, director of the University of Delaware's John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance.

UD research shows where fish travel

Salisbury (Maryland) Daily Times, Feb. 5, 2016

Matthew Breece, research assistant in the University of Delaware's College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment, is leading the way on work to help fishermen avoid sturgeon, an endangered fish.

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