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RHC conversations
For a number of University of Delaware residence hall coordinators, the path that led to work in student affairs was not always a clear one but ultimately one that has proved to be challenging and rewarding.
May 1: Ricky B Memorial Golf Outing
The 14th annual Ricky B Memorial golf tournament on Friday, May 1, will celebrate a fundraising goal.
For the Record, April 17, 2015
For the Record provides information about recent professional activities of University of Delaware faculty, staff, students and alumni.
Alumni activities
University of Delaware alumni will be able to participate in several Blue Hens-only events that will take them behind the scenes at University of Washington Special Collections, the New York Botanical Garden and the National Zoo Elephants Trail in Washington, D.C.
S.B. Woo's journey
S.B. Woo, professor emeritus and former lieutenant governor, discussed his intellectual journey in a University of Delaware Association of Retired Faculty presentation.
Inside a superstorm
Fellow-level and above Delaware Diamonds Society members were invited to meet UD alumna Kathryn Miles, author of "Superstorm: Nine Days Inside Hurricane Sandy," at a special event April 9.
Mock Trial success
The University of Delaware's Mock Trial team has successfully reached the national championship competition.
Leadership lessons
The Blue Hen Leadership Program hosted Robert L. Ehrlich Jr., former congressman and Maryland governor, at its spring kickoff.
Dolphin work
When a dolphin calf became entangled in monofilament fishing line recently in the Indian River Lagoon near the east coast of Florida, University of Delaware alumna Wendy Marks was on hand to help with the rescue efforts.
Enhancing campus life
UD students recently attended the annual conference of the National Association for Campus Activities, which provides leadership training and programming experience.
New assignment
Matthew Brink, director of UD's Career Services Center, has accepted a position at the National Association of Colleges and Employers, and Lynn Sydnor-Epps will be interim director, effective April 13.
Commencement 2015
Alumnus David G. DeWalt, one of the 25 most influential executives in high technology, will speak at UD's 166th Commencement exercises on May 30 in Delaware Stadium.
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Earth Day turns 45

Asheville (North Carolina) Citizen-Times, April 22, 2015

UD's Adam Rome, environmental historian and author of the book "The Genius of Earth Day: How a 1970 Teach-In Unexpectedly Made the First Green Revolution," is quoted in an article about the origins of Earth Day.

Top four ways to get your garden to work harder this year

Associated Press, April 21, 2015

Doug Tallamy, professor of entomology and wildlife ecology, is quoted in an article on how to make gardens work harder for the environment. "Today, gardens need to support life, sequester carbon, feed pollinators and manage water," he said.

UD engineering professor has doubts SpaceX booster rockets will succeed

Delaware Public Media, April 20, 2015

Leonard Schwartz, professor of mechanical engineering, discusses SpaceX and its plans for reusable rockets.


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