FYI Stories

ARTstor workshop
The University of Delaware Library will present a workshop titled "Teaching and Learning with Images: Introduction to ARTstor" on Tuesday, April 14.
April 10: Friday Roundtable
The Friday Roundtable on Teaching, a collaborative UD program aimed at highlighting varied approaches to teaching, learning and assessment practices, will hold a session on "Working with Teams and Groups in Large Classes" on April 10.
Genealogy workshops
The University of Delaware Library will present two workshops on genealogy during the spring semester.
Healthy diet
UD Student Health Services is offering a new support group for students struggling with issues about their weight.
Authoring web pages
The University of Delaware Library will present a workshop on Wednesday, April 8, that will teach how to create web pages written in HTML and styled with CSS.
Funding workshops
The University of Delaware Library will present two workshops on research funding in April.
Shuttle bus RFP
UD Transportation Services will be issuing a Request for Proposals to explore partnering with a professional transportation services company to provide UD shuttle bus operations in the future.
Bike rack removal
Due to ongoing construction, University of Delaware Parking Services has announced that the bicycle rack next to the Kent Dining Hall ramp and the racks next to the north end of Hartshorn Hall will be removed.
Book club to meet April 8
Members of the campus community are invited to explore how students' mindsets impact their learning through a Faculty Commons Book Club discussion of Carol Dweck's research in "Mindset: How You Can Learn to Fulfill Your Potential" on April 8.
Tea with the provost
University of Delaware students, faculty and staff are invited to one in a series of informal, meet-and-greet gatherings over tea with Provost Domenico Grasso.
Spring break buses
University of Delaware Transportation Services has announced shuttle bus service for spring break.
FSAP programs
The University of Delaware Faculty and Staff Assistance Program has announced a variety of new lunchtime programs for the spring, ranging from stress reduction to investment.
Honoring women's equity
Nominations are now being accepted for the E. Arthur Trabant Award for Women's Equity at the University of Delaware.
April 17: ADVANCE workshop
The UD ADVANCE Institute will host a half-day workshop, "Identifying Critical Issues and Best Practices for Mentoring Diverse Faculty," from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Friday, April 17, in the Perkins Gallery.
Explore teaching, learning
During the spring semester, UD's Center for Teaching and Assessment of Learning will host several conversations and workshops designed to explore teaching and learning.
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Two-minute sideline test could be best way to ID concussions

NBC Nightly News, March 28, 2015

The University of Delaware, which is part of a nationwide study, was featured in a segment on concussions.

Report: Diversity of New England plant life threatened

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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