Animal Careers Young Adult Conference

Date: Saturday, March 30
Time: 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
Location: Brandywine Zoo Education Building
Members: $25
Non-members: $30

A one-day conference for people aged 14-22 who know they would like to work with animals, but are not sure what direction to go in! Hear speakers from various animal careers, including zoo professionals, field researchers, veterinarians, wildlife rehabilitators, and more who will present on their work and career paths.

Deadline to register is March 27th




Kent County Delaware Residents Scholarship Opportunity


What: $1000 Scholarship for the 2019/2020 academic school year.
Who: The scholarship is open to anyone who has been a Kent County, Delaware
resident for at least two years prior to application date and is enrolled in or has been
accepted by an accredited college or university to study Plant & Soil Science or a
Horticulture related field.
Requirements: The applicant must have a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale and include a short
essay of his or her education goals. Two letters of reference / recommendation from a
non-relative must also be included. One academic reference is preferred. The
applications will be judged on the GPA, the appropriateness of the field of study,
leadership activities, and community involvement.
* A personal interview may be requested at the discretion of the Scholarship
* The scholarship is paid directly to the college or university.
* Completed applications should be mailed to:
Kent County Master Gardener Scholarship Committee
Attn: Bill and Kirstey Murray
69 Transportation Circle
Dover, DE, 19901

* Contact: Kent County Cooperative Extension Office at (302) 730-4000 or Bill
Murray, Scholarship Chair at (302) 736-1515 for additional information.

Kent Co MG Scholarship

Applications must be postmarked by Friday, April 26, 2019.

Cooperative Extension Education in Agriculture and Home Economics, University of Delaware, Delaware State University and the United States Department of Agriculture. Distributed in furtherance of Acts of Congress of May 8 and June 30, 1914. It is the policy of the Delaware Cooperative Extension System that no person shall be subject to
discrimination on the grounds of race, color, sex, disability, age, or national origin.

Student Appellate Board Members Needed

The Office of Student Conduct is currently recruiting students to apply for the 2019-2020 Appellate Board.

The student Appellate Board members will have the opportunity to join UD faculty and staff to assist in creating an impact on the community through their service as the final reviewing body for pending student conduct matters.  This can also allow students to gain valuable critical and analytical thinking skills, improve their time management and professionalism, and learn about civic engagement, ethics and integrity.

Applications are available here, and are due by March 9th and please find the UDaily Article for more information.

One Health Seminar

Antibiotic resistance occurs when bacteria develop the ability to defeat the drugs designed to kill them. One Health is a research perspective that considers the health of animals, humans and the environment as a single, integrated whole. The growing concern associated with antimicrobial resistance is that it threatens human and animal health. This seminar will highlight what we know and what we can do to work together using a One Health approach to this critical global health threat.

Panelists: Michael Bazaco and Sara Bazaco, Adjunct Faculty at University of Maryland specializing in infectious disease epidemiology

Date: Mar. 21
Time: 3:30 to 5 p.m.
Location: STAR Health Sciences Complex, Atrium
Register to attend.