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In Memoriam
Campus colleagues remember Richard F. Heck, retired chemistry professor whose work won him the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2010. He died Oct. 9 at the age of 84.
Oct. 14 and 26: Global awareness
Special lectures at UD on Oct. 14 and 26 will address key issues in the Middle East and Latin America.
Oct. 20: Town hall with the provost
All members of the campus community are invited to meet with Provost Domenico Grasso in a town hall on Oct. 20.
General Faculty, Faculty Senate meetings
UD Acting President Nancy Targett discussed campus initiatives during the semiannual General Faculty Meeting on Oct. 5, which was followed by the monthly meeting of the Faculty Senate.
Nov. 12-16: Meditation workshop
The CALM Club, a UD student group, is presenting a mediation workshop from Nov. 12-16 on campus.
For the Record, Oct. 9, 2015
For the Record provides information about recent professional activities of University of Delaware faculty, staff, students and alumni.
Farmland discussion
Members of the UD community, as well as regional farmers and growers attended a screening of the documentary 'Farmland' and listened to a panel discussion on challenges facing the agriculture industry.
Oct. 12-17: AKA Week
The women of the Lambda Gamma chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority at UD will hold several events during AKA Week, scheduled Oct. 12-17.
1,000 founders
UD alumnus Ben Gruber has created the first ever crowdsourced startup.
Alumni activities
Light is the common theme for special activities available to University of Delaware alumni.
Ask Watson
UD's Michela Taufer collaborated with a colleague at the IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center to provide her students with industry-relevant operating systems projects.
Oct. 14: National Agenda
Journalist and interviewer Peter Bailey will return to his alma mater on Wednesday evening, Oct. 14, to speak in the University of Delaware's National Agenda series on "Race in America: Conversations about Identity and Equality."
Oct. 14: Minerals topic
Sharon Fitzgerald of University Museums at the University of Delaware will present a curator's talk on the Mineralogical Museum exhibition featuring specimens from the Irenee du Pont collection from 5-7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 14.
Oct. 14: SOE colloquium
Guest speaker Young-Suk Kim of Florida State University will speak on "Digging Deeper into Developmental Models of Writing" at 1 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 14.
Oct. 20: Students for Justice in Palestine
Students for Justice in Palestine at the University of Delaware will host Cindy and Craig Corrie of the Rachel Corrie Foundation for Peace and Justice at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 20, in 004 Kirkbride Hall. The event is open to the public.
Coastal flood workshop
Experts representing state and federal agencies and regional universities gathered to discuss coastal resiliency issues during a Sept. 16 workshop hosted by UD, Delaware Sea Grant and the Mid-Atlantic Coastal Resilience Institute.
A model of leadership
CEO Eric Foss shared his experiences at Aramark and PepsiCo and gave advice on how to build a successful leadership career during this year's Chaplin Tyler Lecture at UD.
Healthcare Theatre
Delaware's unique Healthcare Theatre Program provides a blueprint for cross-disciplinary teamwork in higher education.
Oct. 14: Planet hunters
UD astronomer Judi Provencal says Kepler scientist Fergal Mullally's mission report will have something for novices and experts alike.
Fall music
With the fall semester in full swing, UD's must-see musical performances of the year continue with the announcement by the UD Orchestra of its upcoming season.
Recognizing champions
UD Acting President Nancy M. Targett joined university leaders and representatives from scientific societies, research organizations and higher-education associations on Oct. 7 to applaud members of Congress who are Science Coalition Champions of Science.
CAA golf honor
University of Delaware sophomore Jack Gianniny has been named the Colonial Athletic Association golfer of the week.
Patched atoms
Dion Vlachos has published a paper in Nature Communications showing that a patched architecture may yield more effective catalysts than a traditional core-shell structure.
Hens hold at No. 13
The University of Delaware field hockey team continues to hold the No. 13 ranking in a national poll.
Nov. 12: Conversations and Connections
An upcoming alumni event at NPR's headquarters in Washington, D.C., will explore the 'New World of Digital Politics.'
Oct. 11: Field Day
UDance will hold its first FTK Field Day on Sunday, Oct. 11, on the Harrington Turf.
Research symposium
Twenty-eight UD students competed at a recent Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, with nine receiving first-place awards and six receiving second-place awards.
Defining and defending the cyber-landscape
Established at the University of Delaware in 2014, the Cybersecurity Initiative is addressing a billion-dollar problem through new education programs, workforce training, and support for scholarly research.
Statewide Master Gardeners
Individuals training to become Cooperative Extension Master Gardener volunteer educators met at UD's Newark campus on Sept. 21, for their first, in-person, statewide meeting.
For health care providers, administrators
The first Telehealth in Delaware Conference will be held Tuesday, Oct. 20, at UD, bringing together state, regional and national experts to discuss the challenges and opportunities for telehealth initiatives in Delaware and the region.
Nov. 3: NIH Workshop
Workshop offers information on awards supporting small business innovation, research and technology to combat cancer.
Oct. 12: Anthropology and design
Alumna Alexandra Zafiroglu, an anthropologist and Intel's lead researcher for smart home experiences, will speak at UD about product design.
Nov. 10: Grant writing
The University of Delaware Library will present a workshop on "Census Data for Grant Writing" on Tuesday, Nov. 10.
Study abroad proposals
UD faculty interested in leading a study abroad program during Winter Session 2017 are encouraged to submit program proposals to the Institute for Global Studies by Dec. 1.
Festive dedication
UD's new Caesar Rodney Complex on Academy Street, part of a larger plan to bring first-year students together on the east side of campus, was dedicated Oct. 2.
Oct. 30: DENIN Dialogue
The Delaware Environmental Institute will host Fabio Feldmann, activist, legislator and statesman from Brazil, as part of its series of conversations with global environmental thought leaders.
Education opportunities for UD employees
All benefits-eligible UD employees can learn more about education opportunities available to them at UD by attending an open house from 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 20, in Multipurpose Room A of the Trabant University Center.
UD security contest
UD IT Security is hosting a contest for faculty and staff now through Nov. 15.
Makers in the making
Two teams of University of Delaware students were among the crowd at the recent Maker Faire in New York, and the Assistive Medical Technologies Club came away with two awards.
Oct. 19: Emerging viruses
Jason Kindrachuk, a staff scientist with National Institutes of Health Critical Care Medicine Department , will discuss the events that facilitated the rapid spread of Ebola virus disease throughout West Africa on Oct. 19 in Townsend Hall Commons at UD.
Oct. 16: Lighting the future
An Oct. 16 symposium will explore design and technology in modern lighting projects and take a look into the future.
Communication honor
John Courtright has received the 2015 Distinguished Research Fellow Award from the Eastern Communication Association.
Through Nov. 20: Sezen exhibition
The University of Delaware Library will host an exhibition featuring Beldan Sezen's "To Separate the Body from the Machine" through Nov. 20.
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UD coastal scientist receives $1 million federal grant to study undetonated explosives on beaches

WDDE-FM, Sept. 28, 2015

Jack Puleo, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering at the University of Delaware, has received a grant from the Department of Defense to study undetonated munitions on beaches.

Changing American families

News Journal, Sept. 26, 2015

Bahira Sherif Trask, professor and chair of the Department of Human Development and Family Studies at the University of Delaware, discusses families and the rapid transformations that have been seen in recent years.

Here's the reason you're such a klutz

Her Magazine, Sept. 21, 2015

Charles (Buz) Swanik, associate professor of the Department of Kinesiology and Applied Physiology at the University of Delaware, is quoted in an article discussing a study he is leading about why some people are more accident-prone than others.


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