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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.
April 22: Fulbright opportunities in Brazil
UD's Institute for Global Studies will host a webinar on Fulbright opportunities in Brazil on Tuesday afternoon, April 22.
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.
Personal Finance Quiz Bowl
High school students from across the state competed in the Delaware Personal Finance Challenge last week to test their knowledge of investing, credit, money management and more.
April 22: Food drive
The Fashion Merchandising Club at the University of Delaware has announced that it will hold a food drive on Tuesday, April 22.
Triangle Award
The University of Delaware LGBT Faculty/Staff Caucus has chosen both the Center for Counseling and Student Development and Paul Hengesteg from the Office of Equity and Inclusion as the first recipients of its new Triangle Award.
Student writing contest
The University of Delaware Department of Philosophy is sponsoring a student writing contest, which is open to all UD undergraduates.
PT photo contest
UD physical therapy students are in a contest with other programs across the country to see which can get the most "likes" on Facebook for a picture that was submitted to the American Physical Therapy Association Reach 100 Photo Contest.
Brazilian Spring
Adding to the colorful seasonal mix at UD is Brazilian Spring, a series of events co-sponsored by the Institute for Global Studies.
April 21: BAMS lecture series
UD doctoral candidate Abdul-Malik Muhammad will speak on the topic "We Can Save Our Boys of Color: Promising Practices from the Field" from 12:30-1:45 p.m., Monday, April 21.
April 16: Physician assistant panel
The Physician Assistant Club at the University of Delaware will host its second annual Spring Physician Assistant Panel from 8-9:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 16, in 127 Memorial Hall.
STAR open house
All University of Delaware staff and faculty are invited to attend an open house at the Health Sciences Complex on the STAR Campus from 4-6 p.m., Wednesday, April 16.
Math modeling success
A team of University of Delaware undergraduates won a highly competitive "finalist" designation in an international math contest.
April 24: Ron Wenger Memorial Lecture
The Lori's Hands registered student organization will host the Ron Wenger Memorial Lecture at 6 p.m., Thursday, April 24, at the Health Sciences Complex on the University of Delaware's STAR Campus.
CAA tennis
The Colonial Athletic Association has announced its tennis championship pairings. The UD men will face Charleston and the women will face James Madison, both on Friday.
'Fast Girl'
UD alumna Ingrid Steffensen delivered a lecture, "This Is Your Brain at 135 Miles per Hour: Lessons in Learning from the Racetrack," as part of the President's Leadership Series on April 9.
April 18: Resapalooza
The UD Resident Student Association has announced that the annual Resapalooza festival will be held from 3:30-7:30 p.m., Friday, April 18, on the North Green.
For your protection
UD Police remind members of the campus community to secure their property and not to leaving belongings unattended.
Support for offshore wind
New Delaware Sea Grant research shows that 77 percent of Atlantic City residents favor a proposed 5-turbine wind energy project off the coast.
Women's lacrosse
UD junior Caitlin McCartney has been named women's lacrosse co-defensive player of the week by the Colonial Athletic Association.
April 16, 18: Fighting hunger
Joining forces to aid underprivileged families in the First State, the University of Delaware's Department of Communication and the Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity are accepting contributions for their biannual food drive this week.
April 17: 'Now Hear This UD'
Department of Communication will hold its second annual student public speaking contest on Thursday, April 17, at 5:30 p.m. in 140 Smith Hall.
April 17: SGA Student Forum
University of Delaware undergraduate students are invited to a Student Government Association-sponsored Student Forum to be held at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, April 17, in the Perkins Student Center West Lounge.
April 17: Recovery community
University of Delaware Student Wellness and Health Promotion will hold a recovery community interest meeting at noon, Thursday, April 17, at its offices at 231 S. College Ave.
Summer Scholars to present research
Approximately 120 of last summer's Science, Engineering, and Life Science Scholars will give poster presentations of their research on April 24 at Trabant University Center.
ASCE Fellow
The American Society of Civil Engineers has named University of Delaware professor Ardeshir Faghri to its 2014 Class of Fellows.
'Poison Spring'
McKay Jenkins has co-authored a book giving an insider's account of pollution and the failures of federal regulators.
Internet dial-up discontinued
Information Technologies will decommission the hardware that supports dial-up access to the University's network on May 31.
New 'UD Messenger'
The new University of Delaware Messenger, a magazine for alumni, parents and friends, can be viewed online.
UDaB trips return
UD Alternative Breaks participants have returned from service projects around the country. They will share their experiences during a Return Event at 6 p.m., Wednesday, April 16, in the Perkins Student Center.
In memoriam
A celebration of the life of Andrew Kirkpatrick, former chairman of the University of Delaware Board of Trustees, will be held May 17 in Wilmington.
Food Smart Families
UD Cooperative Extension will set out to provide 2,500 children ages 8-12 with 10 hours of nutrition, physical activity and shopping savvy education by Oct. 31 thanks to funds awarded by ConAgra Foods to the National 4-H Council.
Nano shake-up
A group of researchers led by Thomas H. Epps, III, and Millicent Sullivan in UD's Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering has shown that routine processing and storage conditions can have a significant influence on the size and shape of drug nanocarriers produced from self-assembled polymers.
May 14: UDLA Faculty Lecture
The University of Delaware Library Associates has announced the 2014 Annual Faculty Lecture, titled "A Quarter Century of Thinking About Women: Personal and Intellectual Reflections," to be given by Margaret Andersen on May 14.
April 29: Inaugural lecture
Ajay Prasad, who has been named College of Engineering Alumni Distinguished Professor, will deliver his inaugural lecture at 4 p.m., Tuesday, April 29.
Bowers 5K
More than 200 runners and walkers participated in the seventh annual Matthew Bowers 5K held April 12.
In memoriam
Campus colleagues recall Chuck Stone, the respected journalist and former UD professor, who died April 6.
Research excellence
UD graduate student Yilu Zhou has been selected to receive the ASBMR Young Investigator Award and will present his research at the Bone Research Society's annual meeting in the United Kingdom this June.
April 29: Gore Lecture
The annual W.L. Gore Lecture Series in Management Science will hold a program on Tuesday, April 29, at Clayton Hall on UD's Laird campus.
April 18, 19: MPCS presents iMusic 7
The Master Players Concert Series will present its iMusic7 season finale, "Decoding Music," at 8 p.m., Friday and Saturday, April 18-19, in Mitchell Hall.
May 3: Volleyball Spring Fling
The UD volleyball program will hold its annual Spring Fling tournament beginning at 9 a.m., Saturday, May 3, on the grass surfaces near Delaware Stadium.
For the Record, April 11, 2014
For the Record provides information about recent professional activities of University of Delaware faculty, staff, students and alumni.
Warren Award
UD is seekiong nominations for the third annual John Warren Excellence in Leadership and Service Award.
General Faculty, Faculty Senate meetings
Meetings of the General Faculty and the Faculty Senate were held consecutively Monday, April 7, in Gore Hall.
Alumni activities
University of Delaware alumni are encouraged to give back to their communities through a series of "Dare to Care" events that have been scheduled in coming weeks.
May 3: Creek Fest
The annual White Clay Creek Fest will be held from noon-4 p.m., Saturday, May 3, at the Carpenter Recreation Area of White Clay Creek State Park off Route 896 north of Newark.
CAA swimming
The Colonial Athletic Association has honored eight UD swimmers and has named freshman Cory Camp the conference rookie of the year.
April 22: 'Enhancing Audit Committee Report'
The John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance and the Center for Audit Quality are co-sponsoring a program, "Enhancing the Audit Committee Report: A Call to Action," Tuesday, April 22, at 9:30 a.m. in Gore Recital Hall.
Acclaimed films
WHYY and ITVS Community Cinema are partnering with the University of Delaware's Osher Lifelong Learning Institute in Wilmington to present three acclaimed PBS documentaries this spring.
Airborne wind energy
High-altitude wind turbines have the potential to generate large amounts of electricity, based on new meteorological research on wind speeds led by the College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment's Cristina Archer.
Return of the native
Delaware Sea Grant researchers have found that an invasive species of Asian crabs is experiencing steep decline as numbers of native crabs are resurging.
The AGcelerate program in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources is providing support to freshmen.
Stress Less Week
Active Minds at the University of Delaware will host Stress Less Week starting April 21.
April 17: Artist's Talk
University Museums will host an Artist's Talk by Robyn Phillips-Pendleton, associate professor in the University of Delaware's Visual Communications Program, at 6 p.m., Thursday, April 17.
Town hall meetings
Members of the University of Delaware community are invited to attend town halls with the candidates for vice provost for faculty and diversity.
Team recognized
A University of Delaware Cooperative Extension team has been honored as a 2014 Be, Grow, Create Outstanding Institutional Team Award winner.
April 16: Art history lecture
Art historian Christiane Gruber will speak April 16 about contemporary Iranian visual culture and images of the Prophet Muhammad.
Change your UD password
Due to the Heartbleed exploit, the University of Delaware is requiring that all UDelNet passwords be changed by April 23.
Coach of year
UD men's basketball head coach Monte Ross has been named Division I coach of the year by the National Sportscasters and Sportwriters Association.
April 23: Graduate Student Forum
UD's fourth annual Graduate Student Forum to be held April 23 will highlight a diverse array of graduate student scholarship as students explore the application of their work inside and outside academia.
April 30: Hen Hatch finals
The Horn Program in Entrepreneurship has announced the student track finalists and alumni, faculty and staff track finalists for its annual entrepreneurial competition.
Goldwater Scholars
Three University of Delaware students have earned scholarships from the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation, considered the premier undergraduate award of its kind.
Lost and found
UD's Bernard McKenna has ventured outside his scholarly work in British literature to research some key aspects of Negro League baseball.
Projects, partners
On Mondays in April, a lunchtime series at UD's Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Laboratory will highlight community engagement activities by UD faculty, staff and students.
May 12: Membrane protein symposium
UD will host the one-day Delaware Membrane Protein Symposium on May 12 in Clayton Hall.
Legacy Receptions
The University of Delaware Alumni Association will host two Legacy Receptions, on April 12 and April 19, for alumni whose children have been admitted to the University.
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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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