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An interview program hosted by UD Information Technologies that airs Thursdays at 8:30 a.m. on WVUD, 91.3 FM, Newark, DE, the listener-supported voice of the University of Delaware. Featured guests include UD faculty, staff, and students, talking about their research, teaching, service projects, and other interests. (Occasional guests to campus, too!)
 
The University's Living with Loss Series is a resource for grieving students and others who have experienced a loss. Student support group meetings are held on campus to present information about the grief process, provide an opportunity to discuss concerns, and offer additional resources. The informational component of each group meeting is taped in advance to provide greater access for all who may find it helpful. Living with Loss is available in two formats - video or audio only. Both ver ...
 
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Associate Professor Adam Rome, Unidel Helen Gouldner Chair in Environment, joined us to preview the films and format of the first annual Lights, Camera, EARTH! film festival at UD. In addition to describing the 11 films that will be shown Feb. 21-23 in Mitchell Hall, Prof. Rome talked about UD's new program in Environmental Humanities.…
 
Asst. Profs. Jenni Buckley and Heather Doty, Mechanical Engineering, and Melissa Jurist, program director for UD K-12 engineering, talked about some of the reasons so few women join engineering and other STEM disciplines. We had such an interesting discussion, that we expect them to come back again this spring.…
 
Bob Gonyea, keynote speaker at the 2014 UD Winter Faculty Institute, joined us for a preview of some of the themes he'll raise on campus on January 9. His data shows that retaining and engaging university students is the business of faculty AND support staff, and that certain kinds of learning engage students more readily.…
 
Three UD employees whose alter-egos promote, referee, or wrestle for Right Coast Pro talk about the history and culture of professional wrestling, some of the community activities that Right Coast Pro participates in to support the Newark, DE, community, and everything you want to know about local professional wrestling. Of course, mayhem nearly er…
 
Prior to his appearance at the University of Delaware Summer Faculty Institute, Phil Hill chatted with us about MOOCs. In one of the best interviews we've heard or read on the subject, Hill separates the hype from the reality, giving a very balanced view of the place for this relatively new tool in education today.…
 
Each year, the UD Opera Theatre puts on two major productions, including a full opera in the spring. The May 2013 presentation is Verdi's Falstaff. This is a fun episode of Campus Voices--hear UD students sing and talk about what they're learning by putting on a show like this one.
 
Ag Day lets the local community learn about all the activities at UD's College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. It happens on the last Saturday in April every year. This broadcast emphasizes that, as much fun as Ag Day is, it also provides a snapshot of the College's and Cooperative Extension's programs. And we went behind the scenes at UDairy…
 
Prior to her April 24, 2013, appearance at UD in the Center for Political Communication's Global Agenda program series, Rebecca MacKinnon talked with us about many of the issues that she cares about deeply: Internet governance, de-centralized citizen journalists, attempts to control or censor the 'Net, attempts to keep it free. Her main point: If i…
 
Anu Sivaraman uses twitter, learning management systems, blogs, and other technology tools to keep her students engaged with the material in her marketing classes. She has found that students are more enthusiastic and retain material from their twitter conversations with her!
 
The Special Collections Exhibitions in the University of Delaware's Morris Library present fascinating snapshots of the UD Library's holdings. Rebecca and Maureen discussed a lot of the exhibitions, focusing on two current when they appeared on April 4, 2013: In Focus--The history of photography and The World of the Graphic Novel. We also played ex…
 
Debbie Delaney talks about European settlers bringing honeybees over from Europe, the career of a honeybee (which changes jobs every couple of weeks), the other kinds of bees in North America, Africanized bees, some of her extension projects, and Dare to Bee Honey. Who knew how important bumblebees are to Delaware's watermelon crop.…
 
Two fellows from UD's Center for Political Communication, Professors Wilson (Political Science and International Relations) and Hoffman (Communication), discuss the November 2012 election results. Topics include micro-targeting, media strategies, and how different groups voted.
 
Communication professors Lindsay Hoffman and Danna Young talk about topics such as humorists' (like John Stewart and Stephen Colbert) place in the political landscape, the importance of voters watching the debates and actual candidate speeches, twitter and other new media, and campaigns' battle to tell their own version of the truth.…
 
Philosophy professors Tom Powers and Mark Greeneare two of the leaders of UD's Center for Science, Ethics, and Public Policy (SEPP). They talk about their own research and teaching and about SEPP activities that encourage researchers and businesses to examine the ethical implications of using new technology.…
 
Many individuals form very meaningful relationships with their pets. When a pet becomes terminally ill, the individuals or family are faced with many decisions - palliative care at home or in a veterinary hospital, euthanasia...how to say "good-bye?" Because our society does not regard pet death as a "significant loss," the individuals/family are c…
 
This presentation focuses on grief manifestations, types of responses, influencing factors, and grief as a "process of relearning the world" (Attig, 1996) or "meaning reconstruction (Neimeyer, 2000). "Grief attacks" are viewed as a normal response to the loss of a loved one – part of the integration process. Returning to school or work is part of '…
 
Special days often involve rituals of joy and celebration. After a death, individuals wonder how to "get through" all the firsts – birthday, seasonal holidays, anniversary, etc. How can grief and joy co-exist? Often the anticipation is more difficult than the actual event. This presentation offers suggestions for coping with special days.…
 
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