FYI Stories

ArcGIS Online
The University of Delaware Library will present a workshop on the functions of ArcGIS Online on Wednesday, March 18.
Cold weather schedule
UD Transportation Services has announced a temporary change to its nighttime schedule during very cold weather, with the North-South Express arriving at stops every 15 minutes.
'ConnectingU'
UD's Office of Human Resources will soon launch "ConnectingU," a technology solution designed to accelerate employee development and enhance business performance.
Fire safety
UD's offices of Environmental Health and Safety and Residence Life and Housing have partnered to provide students with important fire safety information.
March 19: 'Lunch is on us'
The Office of the Dean of Students is interested in hearing the thoughts of undergraduates about the student experience at UD and is inviting students to an informal luncheon meeting from noon-1:30 p.m., Thursday, March 19, in 105 Hullihen Hall.
Adobe Illustrator workshop
The University of Delaware Library will present a workshop on the functions of Adobe Illustrator on Thursday morning, March 12.
Senate commission forum
The University of Delaware Faculty Senate Commission on Sexual Harassment and Assault has announced that it will hold an open forum at 4 p.m., Monday, March 9, in 104 Gore Hall.
Wash your hands
Keeping your hands clean is one of the most important steps to avoid getting sick and spreading germs to others.
Safety issues
UD's Office of the Dean of Students reminds members of the campus community that serious concerns about students' health and safety or the safety of the campus can be reported to the Student Behavior Consultation Team or to the Office of the Dean of Students.
Student veterans
A new UD webpage organizes information on support and services available to student veterans, current members of the military and those who support them.
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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Preschoolers learn about community by building Main Street model

WDEL, Feb. 18, 2015

The University of Delaware's Laboratory Preschool provided young students an opportunity to learn about the value of community through construction of a model of Main Street in Newark.

George Washington, slave catcher

The New York Times, Feb. 16, 2015

Erica Armstrong Dunbar, associate professor and author of "A Fragile Freedom: African American Women and Emancipation in the Antebellum City," wrote an op-ed about George Washington as slaveholder.

Building a better life for black Delawareans

News Journal, Feb. 16, 2015

Justin Coger, a doctoral graduate student in the field of economic education at the University of Delaware, writes about how economic development is key for improving the social mobility and wellbeing of African-Americans in Delaware.

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