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July 29: Book club session
Jul 20, 2015 --

The Faculty Commons Book Club at the University of Delaware will host the first summer meeting on Wednesday, July 29, at 12:30 p.m. at Faculty Commons (116 Pearson Hall). All are welcome to join in on the discussion of Whistling Vivaldi: How Stereotypes Affect Us and What We Can Do by Claude M Steele.

Jenness highlights importance of HPC resources in biomass research at recent HPC Symposium Series presentation
Jun 30, 2015 -

Post-Doctoral Fellow Glen Jenness, VLACHOS Research Group, led the June session of the High Performance Computing (HPC) Symposium Series on June 24. Jenness introduced attendees to the Catalysis Center for Energy Innovation (CCEI)—a project that brings together individuals and research groups with different skill sets from institutions across the country to build a collaborative team. The goal of this multidisciplinary team is to tackle the problem of using biomass to generate renewable fuels and value-added chemicals. According to Jenness 30% of U.S. transportation fuels and 25% of organic chemicals can be produced from non-food-based biomass.

Beth Morling, professor of psychological and brain sciences, made connections am
Jun 19, 2015 -

Participants at the 2015 University of Delaware Summer Faculty Institute (SFI) explored a variety of topics relevant to the teaching community including community engagement, critical thinking, digital humanities, digital storytelling and engaging difference. Many of the SFI 2015 sessions were recorded and are available for faculty to review. All session recordings, presentation slides and handouts are available online.

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