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Discover study abroad
The University of Delaware Institute for Global Studies will host a Study Abroad Fair on Thursday, Sept. 3, in the Trabant University Center and is accepting applications for the 2015-16 Delaware Diplomats Program.
Valued legacy
The University of Delaware community welcomed its newest members, the Class of 2019, during the fourth annual Twilight Induction Ceremony held Monday night on the South Green.
Mobile food cart pilot
University of Delaware Auxiliary Services has announced that it is offering a new food option, the Wandering Chef mobile food cart, on South Campus.
ECE series
The University of Delaware's ECE Distinguished Lecture Series for 2015-16 will include talks on synthetic biology, the tactile Internet, engineering education, and electronics for the human body.
Football: Parking, transportation
The University of Delaware has announced several parking and transportation changes that will have an impact on motorists on South Campus during the season-opening football game Friday, Sept. 4.
Sept. 26-April 30: Bus trips
The University Student Centers at the University of Delaware will again host a variety of bus trips this year.
GRE, LSAT prep class
The University of Delaware's Division of Professional and Continuing Studies is offering GRE (Graduate Record Exam) and LSAT (Law School Admission Test) exam prep classes on campus this fall.
Employee ticket deals
Special discount ticket prices are available to UD employees for the Friday, Sept. 4, football opener at Delaware Stadium.
Vita Nova
Vita Nova, the University of Delaware's student-operated fine dining restaurant located on the second floor of the Trabant University Center, will reopen for lunch on Sept. 8 and for dinner on Sept. 9.
Sept. 4-Dec. 5: SCPAB fall films
The University of Delaware Student Centers Programming Advisory Board will present a film series running Sept. 4 through Dec. 5 during the fall semester.
Coast Day photo contest
Delawareans and University of Delaware students are invited to submit nature photos for the 2015 Coast Day photography contest as part of the 39th annual Coast Day festivities.
Sept. 1-4: SMDC sessions
The University of Delaware Library will offer Student Multimedia Design Center orientations this week, with sessions Sept. 1-4.
Campus Recreation
University of Delaware Campus Recreation offers a variety of activities throughout year to help students and staff live a healthy lifestyle.
Sept. 12: Chiddy Bang to perform
SCPAB will present hip-hop artist Chiddy Band in a performance Sept. 12 at the Trabant University Center.
Blue Hen Fridays
Blue Hen Fridays celebrations will return to campus for UD home football weekends.
Cross with the light
The timing of the walk signals at the intersection of South College and Delaware avenues has recently been changed, and pedestrians should be aware when crossing there.
Volleyball honors
UD senior libero Ariel Shonk has been named to the University of Central Florida all-tournament volleyball team for her play in the competition in Orlando.
New Blue Hens arrive
The University of Delaware welcomed more than 4,000 new Blue Hens, members of the Class of 2019, to campus on Saturday.
New UD Messenger
The newest issue of the UD Messenger is now in mailboxes and available online.
Sept. 17: Soles Lecture
Former Congressman and Delaware Gov. Michael Castle will deliver the annual James R. Soles Lecture at UD Sept. 17.
Lead through service
Participants in the 2015 University of Delaware Middle East Partnership Initiative learned about "servant leadership" during their time on campus.
Dairy award
UD's Bridget Aylward was recently awarded first place for a presentation concerning her research on immunology in bovines in a regional graduate student competition.
Concrete evidence
Julia Maresca, an assistant professor in UD's Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, is conducting research aimed at identifying bacteria that can serve as an early damage-detection system in concrete.
Wind turbine turns 5
The University of Delaware wind turbine, located on the Hugh R. Sharp Campus in Lewes, has generated 23.47 million kilowatt hours of carbon-free electricity over the past five years.
Aug. 31-Sept. 4: Hillel welcome week
Hillel at the University of Delaware has announced a week of activities to welcome students back to campus.
Oct. 3: Master Players opens
The University of Delaware Master Players Concert Series will open Oct. 3 with the concert "Xiang Gao and Friends," celebrating the 10-year anniversary of UD's Ceruti violin purchase.
Housing application opens Sept. 1
UD students who are at least second-year students and recent transfers with at least 30 credits as of Sept. 1 must apply for upper-division housing by Sept. 30 to be guaranteed housing for the 2016-17 academic year.
'Community inclusion'
The University of Delaware Center for Disabilities Studies will hold its annual Artfest event on Sept. 26 at the Absalom Jones Community Center in Newport.
Stellar skaters
Three University of Delaware students turned in stellar individual performances at the U.S. Collegiate Figure Skating Championships.
Sept. 30-Nov. 4: Diabetes workshop
A diabetes self-management program will be held Wednesday afternoons from Sept. 30 to Nov. 4 in the University of Delaware General Services Building.
For the Record, Aug. 28, 2015
For the Record provides information about recent professional activities of University of Delaware faculty, staff, students and alumni.
Shuttle changes
University of Delaware Transportation Services has announced that it will implement several changes to shuttle bus routes.
Grad orientation
A large contingent of more than 700 new University of Delaware graduate students was welcomed to campus during a daylong orientation event held Wednesday at Clayton Hall.
Branching out
Jason Gleghorn, assistant professor of biomedical engineering at the University of Delaware, is part of a team that recently reported new findings about the physical mechanisms underlying development of the lung's branched architecture.
Presidential search
Terri Kelly and Don Puglisi, co-chairs of the UD Presidential Search Committee, have sent an update to the University community.
Sept. 9: Women and STEM
UD's Psychological and Brain Sciences colloquium begins Sept. 9 with a talk on why women are more likely to leave STEM fields.
Incorrect Highmark cards
University of Delaware employees are advised that Highmark Delaware recently issued ID cards with incorrect Primary Care Physician (PCP) and Specialist copays to both IPA/HMO and Comprehensive PPO members.
Football tickets for parents
Parents of University of Delaware students are invited to be part of the Blue Hens football game day experience through season ticket packages and mini plans.
Air quality
As the fall semester gets underway, UD's Department of Environmental Health and Safety offers some important tips to maintain a healthy living environment in residence halls, apartments and off-campus housing.
Library holiday hours
The University of Delaware Library has announced Labor Day holiday weekend hours, with the Morris Library open from 1-5 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 5, and Sunday, Sept. 6, and closed on Monday, Sept. 7.
Sept. 4: Lucas Brothers
Perkins Live, a semester-long series of free Friday night programs for all University of Delaware students, kicks off on Friday, Sept. 4, with the Lucas Brothers.
Coast Day essay contest
The annual Coast Day essay contest is open and fifth graders are asked to write about everyday discoveries.
Lacrosse honors
UD women's lacrosse team members Elyse Andrews, Emily Pollard, Lauren VanDaniker and Abby Wheble have been named to the IWLCA Academic Honor Roll.
State honor
Gabi Koury, a graduate of UD's College of Education and Human Development, has been named Delaware's School Psychologist of the Year.
Men's basketball
The University of Delaware has announced the 2015-16 men's basketball schedule.
Sept. 23: HPC Symposium
David Racca will illuminate how parallel computing on the UD Community Cluster can help Delaware transportation during a symposium scheduled Sept. 23.
Global stories
Through several international programs based at the University of Delaware, students and young leaders from Africa and the Middle East have gained important civic leadership skills.
Stink bugs
Researchers are taking a closer look at how brown marmorated stink bugs are causing damage to developing ears of sweet corn, and their findings could lead to better pest management strategies.
Champion change
Senators Chris Coons and Tom Carper offered inspirational messages when they met with young global leaders at the University of Delaware last month.
Industry-ready teaching
UD's HRIM department trains high school teachers in hands-on restaurant industry skills through the National Restaurant Association's ProStart program.
Sept. 5-Nov. 14: Trabant Now
The University Student Centers and Division of Student Life have teamed up with registered student organizations and Greek chapters to offer Saturday night programs for all University of Delaware students throughout fall semester.
Sept. 4-Nov. 13: Perkins Live
Throughout fall semester, the University Student Centers and the Division of Student Life will host free Friday night programs for all University of Delaware students.
Film, video resources
The University of Delaware Library will present two "Introduction to Film and Video Collection Resources" workshops in September.
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Scientists find a way to compat racial bias among little kids

Huffington Post, Aug. 29, 2015

Research on racial stereotypes in infants by Paul Quinn, professor of psychological and brain sciences at the University of Delaware, is highlighted.

Samsung's duel with Elliott: The activist challenge isn't over

Forbes, Aug. 24, 2015

Charles Elson, director of the John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance at the University of Delaware, is quoted in an article about the battle between Samsung and Elliott Associates.

Chemours Edge Moor plant closing is 'ominous' sign

News Journal, Aug. 21, 2015

James Butkiewicz, professor and chair of the University of Delaware's Department of Economics, is quoted in an article about the decision by Chemours to close its Edge Moor plant and what that means as the DuPont spin-off seeks a new headquarters site. "All of the signs are very ominous for Delaware," he said.


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