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Social media
UD Social Media is now accepting applications from students interested in joining the Social Media Ambassador program for the spring semester.
Recognizing excellence
Facilities, Real Estate and Auxiliary Services at UD has announced the first quarterly winners of the UD Blue and Gold Excellence Awards.
Giving thanks globally
Approximately 400 members of the international community at UD gathered together on Nov. 22 to experience the traditional American holiday, Thanksgiving.
Closing the loop on an HIV escape mechanism
Researchers from six universities, led by the University of Delaware and funded by NIH and NSF, has uncovered new information about a protein that regulates HIV's ability to hijack a cell and start replicating.
Peering into cell structures where neurodiseases emerge
A University of Delaware research team led by Tatyana Polenova and colleagues from the Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope have revealed for the first time, atom by atom, the structure of a protein bound to a microtubule.
Syrian refugees
UD's Graduate Student Government and Rumi Forum, a graduate student organization, are holding a coat and blanket drive to support Syrian refugees living in tent cities in Turkey.
STEM for the holidays
Melissa Jurist, coordinator of K-12 education in the College of Engineering at the University of Delaware, offers suggestions to get kids excited about science, technology, engineering and math.
Newark investigation
Newark Police detectives have confirmed that recent reports of suspicious utility workers were legitimate Delmarva Power employees.
Transgender rights, protections
A new survey from UD's Center for Political Communication examines public support for transgender rights and protections.
Open forums
Candidates for the position of senior vice provost for graduate and professional education at UD will participate in open forums with the campus community the first week in December.
Trustees to meet
UD's Board of Trustees will hold its regular semiannual meeting at 3 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 8, at the Trabant University Center.
Jessie's Bags
UD fashion students organized a sewing event to help a Delaware nonprofit manufacture bags for cancer patients and survivors.
Putting inclusive excellence into practice
A draft version of the University of Delaware's blueprint to help integrate diversity and inclusion across all areas of the UD educational experience was released Nov. 20.
Holiday offerings
The University of Delaware's UDairy Creamery and Blossoms at the University of Delaware have seasonal offerings lined up for the holidays.
Fire-free Thanksgiving
UD's Department of Environmental Health and Safety reminds members of the University community to take the necessary steps to have a safe and fire-free Thanksgiving celebration.
Digital politics
The University of Delaware hosted a Conversations and Connections networking event at NPR headquarters in Washington, D.C., with panelists considering the "New World of Digital Politics."
Hunting for cleft-related genes
Salil Lachke's curated gene reference library will steer researchers to prime suspects in orofacial cleft birth defects.
Top rookie
University of Delaware freshman Nicole Enabosi has been named the Colonial Athletic Association women's basketball rookie of the week.
Beyond touchscreens
David Bell of the Wharton School presented his research on new strategies digital brands use to bring the online and offline worlds together during a presentation at UD.
Food items for fines
University of Delaware Parking Services is getting into the holiday spirit and helping those in need again this year, announcing a three-week food drive program as a way to pay parking citations.
Optimizing Delaware courts
Over the past year, students and faculty from UD's Lerner College have helped the Delaware Judiciary to make a number of process and management improvements.
Successful campaign
The University of Delaware's 2015 United Way employee campaign has raised pledges totaling $121,966.38.
Coast Day winners
Winners of the Coast Day's essay contest were honored at an awards ceremony at the University of Delaware's Hugh R. Sharp Campus in Lewes on Nov. 17.
High Flight Award
University of Delaware Air Force ROTC Detachment 128 has been named the named the small unit High Flight Award winner for the northeast region.
For the Record, Nov. 20, 2015
For the Record provides information about recent professional activities of University of Delaware faculty, staff, students and alumni.
CAA volleyball honors
The Colonial Athletic Association has recognized two University of Delaware volleyball players, with Ariel Shonk named third team All-CAA and Alexa Swann named CAA All-Academic.
Holiday hours
University of Delaware units have announced Thanksgiving holiday week operations and closings.
'Race in America'
During the Nov. 18 National Agenda "Race in America" presentation, former police officer Redditt Hudson said equal treatment under the law must become a reality if America is to move forward on matters of race and social justice.
Sunday Breakfast Mission service
UD Residence Life and Housing Alternative Break participants recently help sort food to be used in Sunday Breakfast Mission Thanksgiving meals for families in need.
Engineered cartilage
A team of researchers from the University of Delaware and Christiana Care has received a grant from the Osteo Science Foundation to develop and test a new biomimetic material for the treatment of temporomandibular joint disorders.
New major
The University of Delaware now offers a new major in financial planning, which teaches students to master in-demand financial skills.
Through Dec. 18: 'We are all Mad'
The University of Delaware Library is mounting a one-case Special Collections exhibit, "'We are all Mad': The 150th Anniversary of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland," until Dec. 18 on the first floor of the Morris Library.
Celebration of games
The University of Delaware Library hosted an International Games Day event on Nov. 14, drawing over 80 students, faculty and community members to the Morris Library to celebrate and learn about gaming activities on campus.
Accomplished leader
The news of Dennis Assanis' appointment as the next president of the University of Delaware has been well-received by many individuals here and across the country.
UD's next president
Dennis Assanis, provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at Stony Brook University, has been elected UD's next president, after a unanimous vote by the Board of Trustees at a special meeting on Nov. 18.
Improving geospatial knowledge
The DelawareView consortium, designed to improve public access to remote sensing and geospatial data, has been launched by faculty members in UD's Department of Geography.
Fat makes coral fit
A new study by researchers including UD's Mark Warner finds that fat makes coral fit to cope with climate change. The researchers reported their findings in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences.
Promotion, tenure topic
In an ongoing effort to promote transparency and further establish relationships with campus stakeholders, Provost Domenico Grasso recently led an open-format, town hall meeting with the University of Delaware community.
Studies in Seoul
A team from the University of Delaware School of Public Policy and Administration spent a mid-October week in Seoul, South Korea, learning firsthand about the challenges and successes of building and managing that city of 10 million people.
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How must we condemn acts of brutality

News Journal, Nov. 17, 2015

S. Ismat Shah, professor in the University of Delaware's Department of Materials Science and Engineering, writes in a Delaware Voice piece that people must speak in condemnation of violence and in support of peace.

As stock buybacks reach historic levels, signs that corporate America is undermining itself

Reuters, Nov. 16, 2015

Charles Elson, director of the University of Delaware's John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance, is quoted in a report on the long-term effects of corporate stock buybacks.

Seven projects developed at UD's student hackathon, Nov. 16, 2015

A wearable mouse emulator, a restaurant heat map, a digital classroom and more were all created at the second annual DelHack student hackathon hosted by the University of Delaware.


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