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TA survey
This spring UD is participating in a study focused on the experiences, professional development and perceptions of graduate student teaching assistants.
Three charged
Newark Police have arrested three UD students in connection with a home invasion and assault that occurred April 19 in a local apartment.
Sports, race, culture
Through a class on sports, race and culture, UD's Ronald Whittington helps students become aware of bigotry during the era of segregation and Jim Crow laws.
April 25-May 3: 'Measure for Measure'
E-52 Student Theatre will perform its main stage production of William Shakespeare's "Measure for Measure" from April 25 through May 3.
Late-night study
Late-night campus study locations are available for use by University of Delaware students before and during spring semester final examinations.
May 10: UDaB 5K
The University of Delaware Alternative Breaks program will hold its first 5-kilometer walk and run beginning at 9 a.m., Saturday, May 10, at the Laird Campus.
BGSA board
For students interested in becoming active leaders on campus, the University of Delaware Black Graduate Student Association is seeking volunteers to serve on its executive board for the 2014-15 academic year.
April 25-26: UDBG plant sale
The University of Delaware Botanic Gardens will hold its 22nd annual benefit plant sale on Friday, April 25, and Saturday, April 26, which is also Ag Day at UD.
April 30: Creative writing lecture
Catherine Carter, a University of Delaware alumna and professor at Western Carolina University, will be the featured speaker in the Gregory Family Celebration of Creative Writing.
April 24: 'Streets of Harlem'
"The Streets of Harlem: How Black Men in the Streets Adapt to Structural Violence," a new documentary by Yasser Payne, will be screened at 7 p.m., Thursday, April 24.
April 26-27: Relay for Life
Relay for Life at the University of Delaware has announced that the 2014 event will be held April 26-27 at Newark High School.
April 24: Sustainability issues
The UD student organization Project Green will sponsor a town hall meeting on campus sustainability issues at 6 p.m., Thursday, April 24, in the Louis L. Redding residence hall complex lounge.
Rookie honored
UD pitcher Chad Martin has been named the Colonial Athletic Association baseball co-rookie of the week.
Clarinet Day
A new tradition was launched with the inaugural Delaware Clarinet Day held Saturday, April 19, at the University of Delaware.
UDARF talk
Joan DelFattore shared her experiences as a teacher, researcher and author during a University of Delaware Association of Retired Faculty program April 10.
Dissertation award
Limin Gao, a visiting doctoral student at the University of Delaware from 2007-10, received the 2013 Top 100 National Excellent Doctoral Dissertation Award in China.
May 6: Leadership, diversity
The University of Delaware Office of Equity and Inclusion has announced the return of nationally admired diversity expert and speaker Maura Cullen for two workshops Tuesday, May 6.
April 26: Health Fair and Field Day
The University of Delaware Health Fair and Field Day will be held from noon to 4 p.m., Saturday, April 26, on The Green.
Track victory
Amira Idris won two events and Lindsay Prettyman broke her own school record in the 800 meters as the UD women's track and field team captured the James Madison Invitational.
CAA women's golf
The UD women's golf team tied for second and junior Amanda Terzian finished fourth in the Colonial Athletic Association championship tournament.
Building leadership skills
The Blue Hen Leadership Program, the three-tiered student leadership certification program sponsored by the University Student Centers, completed its second annual alternate spring break trip March 31-April 5.
April 30: Diamond Challenge final round
Students from around the world participated in this year's Diamond Challenge, a high school entrepreneurship program hosted by the Horn Program in Entrepreneurship at the University of Delaware.
Social media: Going international
The latest installment of the UD social media blog discusses the long journey leading to the implementation of a Weibo account.
May 8: Hutchinson Lecture
William L. Wascher, Federal Reserve Bank expert, will speak on "Did the Financial Crisis Permanently Damage the U.S. Economy?: Implications for Policymakers" on Thursday evening, May 8.
May 2: Vinson Lecture
MIT professor Lorna J. Gibson will deliver the Jack R. Vinson Distinguished Lecture at the University of Delaware on Friday, May 2.
For the Record, April 18, 2014
For the Record provides information about recent professional activities of University of Delaware faculty, staff, students and alumni.
Alumni activities
University of Delaware alumni are invited to the inaugural "Art and Science: Connections and Intersections" symposium April 25 on the relationships among arts, science and technology.
CAA tennis honors
Five UD tennis players -- Troy Beneck, Adam Lawton, Mike Furr, Dorothy Safron and Carmen Lai -- have received Colonial Athletic Association honors.
Master Gardener awards
The University of Delaware Cooperative Extension New Castle County Master Gardeners celebrated their awards ceremony in early April, which also happens to be National Volunteer Recognition Month.
April 23: Global Agenda
Susan Shirk of the University of California, San Diego, will discuss "China's Challenges" at a Global Agenda presentation at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 23, in Mitchell Hall.
April 26: Drug Take-Back Day
The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration's National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, April 26, at the University of Delaware Police building on Academy Street.
Hens in Paris
The inaugural spring break trip to Paris sponsored by UD's Institute for Global Studies brought together alumni, faculty, staff and friends for an unforgettable adventure.
Seasonal change
As occurs every spring and fall, University of Delaware Facilities is in the process of preparing for the changing seasons, in this case from heating to cooling.
Bacteria fighting fabric
The Gates Foundation has funded research on a novel wastewater treatment fabric being developed by a University of Delaware team led by Steven Dentel.
National champs
The UD Intercollegiate Figure Skating Team has won its fourth national championship.
'Lamb watch'
Several UD Department of Animal and Food Sciences students spent the beginning of the spring semester on "lamb watch."
'Magical' event
The American Cancer Society Relay for Life at the University of Delaware, which is scheduled April 26-27 at Newark High School, holds special meaning for UD faculty member Andrea Everard.
May 7: Tyler Lecture
Business journalist Ron Insana will deliver a Chaplin Tyler Executive Leadership Series lecture on Wednesday, May 7.
Summer Faculty Institute
The University of Delaware 2014 Summer Faculty Institute will be held from June 2-6.
Franklin Laureate Symposium
Daniel Kleppner, the 2014 Franklin Laureate and MIT professor who has made some of the most intriguing discoveries in atomic physics in the last 50 years, will be celebrated in public-accessible talks at UD.
Earth Week 2014
The University of Delaware's Earth Week Working Group of the Sustainability Task Force has announced the schedule of events for Earth Week 2014.
Student savers
U.S. Sen. Chris Coons visited students at Shortlidge Elementary Academy last week as part of Teach Children to Save Day, in which UD's Center for Economic Education and Entrepreneurship is a partner.
April 25: Sustainable landscape
Susan Barton will discuss sustainable landscape practices during a Green Liaison lecture on Friday, April 25.
One-stop learning
UD's new Professional Development Center for Educators will provide school districts a consolidated package of professional development programs in core subjects and instructional practices.
Lab Week activities
The University of Delaware will celebrate Medical Laboratory Professionals Week from April 20-26.
Future health leaders
Students from 14 health-related clubs and fraternities at UD gathered for a Network and Leadership Dinner during National Public Health Week.
War relics
College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment geologists are examining historic War of 1812 earthen forts for clues about erosion.
April 26: HENStock yard sale
HENStock, a sustainable yard sale sponsored by University of Delaware Residence Life and Housing in which area residents can purchase items donated for credit, will be held from 1-5 p.m., Saturday, April 26, on the North Green.
April 23: PRSSA 'Perfect Pitch' concert
The UD chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America will host a fundraising concert titled "The Perfect Pitch" on Wednesday evening, April 23, in the Bacchus Theatre of the Perkins Student Center.
April 23: Faculty Reading, Lecture Series
Julian Yates will be featured in the University of Delaware Department of English Faculty Reading and Lecture Series presentation at 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 23, in 318 Gore Hall.
Dissertation boot camp
The University of Delaware College of Arts and Sciences and the University Writing Center are joining forces to offer an intensive workshop for Ph.D. students.
Pantale honored
UD senior Alana Pantale has been named the Colonial Athletic Association women's field athlete of the week.
CAA women's tennis
The Colonial Athletic Association has named UD's Dorothy Safron and Carmen Lai its women's tennis doubles team of the week.
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Did You Know: Shakespeare turns 450, still hip

The News Journal, April 9, 2014

Kristen Poole, professor of English, discusses Shakespeare.

How should colleges address conflicts between academics, athletics and money?

PBS NewsHour, Tuesday, April 8, 2014

UD President Patrick Harker discussed the importance of education in a segment on conflicts between academics, athletics and money in Division I.

Extreme rain events on rise

The News Journal, April 7, 2014

Gerald J. Kauffman, director of the Water Resources Agency, discusses extreme weather.


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