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CEOE change
Mohsen Badiey will serve as acting dean of UD's College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment effective July 1.
Protecting investors
Mark J. Flannery, director and chief economist of the Securities and Exchange Commission's Division of Economic and Risk Analysis, delivered the 25th annual Hutchinson Lecture at UD.
New assignment
Ann Ardis, deputy dean of UD's College of Arts and Sciences and director of the Interdisciplinary Humanities Research Center, has been named interim vice provost for graduate and professional education, effective Sept. 1.
New assignment
Jim Richards, vice provost for graduate and professional education, will return to teaching and research duties in the Department of Kinesiology and Applied Physiology.
For the Record, May 22, 2015
For the Record provides information about recent professional activities of University of Delaware faculty, staff, students and alumni.
Colorful chemistry
Connections among students, faculty and alumni led to a chemistry internship with a company serving the cosmetics industry.
Delaware Diamonds
The University of Delaware celebrated distinguished donors at the annual dinner for Pacesetter members of the Delaware Diamonds Society.
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.
Anthropology travel
The inaugural Peter M. Weil Anthropology Travel Award will help two University of Delaware undergraduates pursue global studies.
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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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