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An increase in Internet-based piracy has led to an extensive debate about how to enforce copyright law, with UD and the University of Rennes 1 hosting workshops on the topic.
A group of corporate governance experts met recently to discuss a model of disclosure created by Sheffield Hale, former chief counsel of the American Cancer Society, aimed at increasing transparency through better public disclosure when it comes to nonprofit governance.
Thanks to a partnership between the University of Delaware’s College of Agriculture and Natural Resources and the Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics, the UDairy Creamery will now be equipped with an ice cream truck.
This year’s Stock Market Game (SMG) winners for Delaware were celebrated during a reception and awards ceremony in the Ewing Room of Perkins Student Center on Wednesday, June 5.
Sheldon D. Pollack, professor of law in the Department of Accounting and MIS, has published an article, “Origins of the Modern Income Tax, 1894-1913,” in volume 66 of The Tax Lawyer (pp. 295–330) (Winter 2013), published by the Tax Section of the American Bar Association.
The Marriott Courtyard Newark at the University of Delawarehas received a certificate of excellence award from TripAdvisor, a travel website. The award, which places the campus hotel among the top performing 10 percent of all businesses worldwide on TripAdvisor, is presented to those businesses that consistently earn high rating from travelers.
The University of Delaware Center for Economic Education and Entrepreneurship celebrated the career of James O’Neill, its director and founder of the Master of Arts in Economics and Entrepreneurship for Educators (MAEEE) program, on Saturday, June 1, as he prepares to step down.
Five University of Delaware alumni from the Lerner College received the college’s elite 2013 Alumni Award of Excellence. Honored during a reception and awards ceremony held Friday, May 31, in the Lerner Hall Atrium were Tevfik Aksoy, 93M/95PhD; Gerard J. Emery, 86; Courtney Smith Goodrich, 83; Mary C. Suiter, 89M; and Natalie D. Ramsey, 81.
Ten UD alumni were honored for their accomplishments by being inducted into the Alumni Wall of Fame in a ceremony Saturday afternoon, June 1, in the Gore Recital Hall of the Roselle Center for the Arts. Established in 1984, the Alumni Wall of Fame recognizes outstanding professional and public service achievements by UD graduates.
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