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May 29: 4-H quarter auction
The New Castle County 4-H Exchange Group will host a fundraising quarter auction at 7 p.m., Friday, May 29, at the Red Clay Creek Presbyterian Church in Wilmington.
CAS celebration
The College of Arts and Sciences honored achievements of alumni, faculty and students at its annual spring celebration.
For the Record, May 22, 2015
For the Record provides information about recent professional activities of University of Delaware faculty, staff, students and alumni.
Steele Symposium
Fifty students majoring in education, human services and dietetics presented their research papers and posters at the 30th annual Marion H. Steele Research Symposium.
Colorful chemistry
Connections among students, faculty and alumni led to a chemistry internship with a company serving the cosmetics industry.
Confronting binge drinking
UD recently hosted a Binge Media Challenge to encourage students to use social media to confront the issue of binge drinking.
CISters in technology
Funding from the National Center for Women and Information Technology Academic Alliance, in partnership with Symantec, will support an e-textiles workshop.
Summer parking
University of Delaware Parking Services reminds those who park on campus that all parking rules are in effect during the summer, including at parking meters that require activation at all times.
Lacrosse all-stars
Blue Hen lacrosse standouts Brandon Worrall, Brian Kormondy and Beau Jones have been selected to compete in the USILA North-South Senior All-Star Game.
Investigation and arrest
Newark Police are investigating an offensive touching incident and have announced an arrest in a burglary investigation.
Research award
Oak Ridge Associated Universities has provided UD's Jason Gleghorn an early career award for the study of how proteins, pressure and time contribute to the development of airway branches
Storage services benefit UDAA
The University of Delaware Alumni Association has once again teamed up with laundry and storage service provider Lazybones to offer discounts to students and to raise funds for the UDAA.
2015 Plastino Scholars
The University of Delaware recently hosted the annual dinner celebrating its Plastino Scholars, honoring students from the 2014 and 2015 cohorts.
Taiwan performances
UD Wind Ensemble students and faculty reflect on their performances and experiences in Taiwan.
YoUDee honorees
The University Student Centers hosted the 13th annual YoUDee Leadership Awards on May 14, recognizing outstanding efforts on campus.
June 8-11: Food and culture series
The 19th annual June Lecture Series at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Delaware in Wilmington will be held June 8-11.
IT Activity Report
University of Delaware Information Technologies has published its May 2015 Activity Report.
Hate speech, free speech
The topic of hate speech and whether it can be regulated was the focus of discussion at the 2015 Hate Speech, Free Speech Symposium, held recently on UD's campus.
Keep UD safe
Members of the UD community are reminded that the use of all tobacco products and tobacco-related products is prohibited on campus.
June 3: ADA panel discussion
The University of Delaware Library will host a panel discussion titled "Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act" from 2-3:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 3.
Scholar All-American
UD men's lacrosse standout Brandon Worrall has been selected to the USILA Scholar All-American team.
All-CAA baseball
Seven UD baseball players have received All-Colonial Athletic Association honors.
Shuttle changes
University of Delaware Transportation Services has announced shuttle bus service changes for the end of the spring semester, May 19-29.
Affordable food
UD's Center for Research in Education and Social Policy has received USDA funding to evaluate the effectiveness of offering incentives at farmers markets to encourage healthy food purchases.
Delaware Diamonds
The University of Delaware celebrated distinguished donors at the annual dinner for Pacesetter members of the Delaware Diamonds Society.
President Harker honored
The naming of the Patrick T. Harker Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Laboratory has been announced by the UD Board of Trustees in recognition of extraordinary leadership.
Elliott honored
Dawn Elliott has won the Van C. Mow Medal from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and the Outstanding Achievement in Mentoring Award from the Orthopedic Research Society.
Commencement library hours
The Morris Library at the University of Delaware will be open during Commencement, Saturday, May 30, from noon-5 p.m.
May 25-28: Dumpster Detour
Undergrads moving out of the residence halls can donate gently used furniture and appliances to Dumpster Detour. Led by Graduate Student Government, it redistributes items to incoming grad students from afar.
Hens recognized
UD Athletics recognized outstanding student-athletes during its annual awards banquet, with Guillermo Delgado, Caitlin McCartney, Allegra Gray and Joe Giacchino taking top honors.
Internet safety: Phishing
Because 2,000 members of the UD community received a May 15 phishing scam, UD IT reminds everyone of their shared role in Internet safety.
New assignment
Patricia Wilson, vice president and chief of staff at UD since 2007, has accepted a new post at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, effective July 1.
Alison Award
Cecil Dybowski, professor of chemistry and biochemistry, has received the 2015 Francis Alison Faculty Award, the University of Delaware's highest competitive faculty honor.
Relief for Nepal
Members of the University of Delaware community have banded together to provide support and relief for those affected by the April 25 and May 12 earthquakes in Nepal.
Cross-cultural counterfeits
A UD researcher finds that consumers in different cultures may buy counterfeit items for different reasons.
Fulbrights awarded
Four UD undergraduate and graduate students have been awarded prestigious Fulbright grants, bringing the University's total to six for 2015-16.
Money managers
Industry leaders and academics visited UD for a groundbreaking workshop on the growing field of revenue management.
Fermentation stations
An interdisciplinary UD class took a trip to Iron Hill Brewery and Restaurant in Newark to learn about the restaurant's brewing process and to come up with recipes for three distinct offerings as part of the “Fermentations: Brewing and Beyond” class.
UDEI symposium
More than 50 people from the energy community convened at the University of Delaware Energy Institute annual symposium to discuss issues associated with the clean energy challenge on Wednesday, May 13.
LGBT Allies training
The University of Delaware Office of Equity and Inclusion will host its last LGBT Allies training of the academic year from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Thursday, June 11.
Research resource
The University of Delaware Library has announced the availability of SpringerMaterials, a research platform dedicated to information on materials, their properties and uses.
4x100 relay fifth
UD's 4x100 meter relay team finished fifth as the track team closed out the season at the Eastern College Athletic Conference championships.
CAA rowing
The UD women's rowing team finished fifth in the Colonial Athletic Association championships.
Excellence recognized
The University of Delaware Figure Skating Club has been recognized by U.S. Figure Skating for "dedication to club excellence."
Educator of Year
The Delaware BioScience Association has honored UD's Hal White as its Educator of the Year in higher education.
Presidential search
A new UD website devoted to the institution's presidential search provides information about the search process and welcomes comment from the community.
Inspirational efforts
The International Coaching Enrichment Certification Program honored its Class of 2015 in a ceremony held at the International Olympic Committee headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland.
June 7: Blue Hen 5K
The seventh annual Blue Hen 5K run and walk is scheduled for June 7 during Alumni Weekend, one of 60-plus events as Hens return to campus.
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Tracking sharks

The News Journal, May 20, 2015

Work by scientists at UD and Delaware State University is highlighted in the newspaper's "Did You Know" feature about sharks along the Delaware coast.

DuPont spent $15 million to keep Peltz off board

The News Journal, May 19, 2015

UD corporate governance expert Charles Elson was quoted in an article about the money spent by DuPont in a proxy fight with investor Nelson Peltz. "It is $15 million that would have gone to the bottom line," Elson said. "The shareholders pay for the dispute."

Train derailment

WHYY Radio Times, May 13, 2015

Allan Zarembski, director of UD's Railroad Engineering and Safety Program, was featured in a segment on the Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia. He also appeared on CNN.


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