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Delaware to the World: Houston

Tuesday, April 9 | 5:30 p.m. | St. Regis Hotel, Houston

UD faculty is bringing to Texas a variety of intriguing, groundbreaking topics of interest to every Blue Hen! Join us for these TED Talk-style interactive sessions whose topics range from the impact of sports head injuries, oil and peace to how babies learn to talk. The cost is $20 and includes heavy hors d'oeuvres, beer and wine.

Faculty and Topics:

  • IT'S YOUR BRAIN: FORCE OF HEAD IMPACTS IN SPORTS
    Thomas Kaminski
    Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Applied Physiology and Director, Athletic Training Education
    Sports-related concussions are common in many contact sports. By studying the effects of repetitive head impacts—in youth players through professionals—is it possible to make the sports safer?

  • THE EYES HAVE IT: HOW YOUR BABY LEARNS TO TALK
    Giovanna Morini
    Assistant Professor, Communication Sciences & Disorders
    Discover how eye-tracking and other methods give us insight into how infants learn language skills.

  • OIL, POWER AND PEACE
    Saleem Ali
    Blue and Gold Distinguished Professor of Energy and The Environment
    In a world where petroleum often is perceived as a fuel of political conflict, Professor Ali will consider how to transform the global conversation on energy in more cooperative terms.

For more information about all Delaware to the World events, speakers and topics and to register, visit Delaware to the World.

Refund deadline: April 2 at 4:00 p.m.

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There are no additional events scheduled at this time; however we are busy planning more (see below for the list of our past events)!

If you have an idea for a great networking, social or sporting event or service project, please contact Sean Oakes.

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We are always looking for ideas for events and volunteers to help plan them! We’ll promote them with Blue Hens in the area. If you are interested, email alumnet@udel.edu or call (302) 831-2341.

Your club volunteer leaders are:

President, Pete Roman, BE82
Vice President, Sharyn Casey, EHD91
Special Events Co-Chair, Kim Buchanan, AS16
Special Events Co-Chair, Ken Goldberg, BE86
Young Alumni Chair, Long Chen, BE16
Communications Chair, Seva Raskin, AS89
Treasurer, OPEN


Past Events Include:

FC Dallas Soccer Game and Pre-Game Tailgate
Wine & Food Pairings
Networking Event at Deep Ellum Brewing Company
Networking Happy Hour at The Social House
Networking and Interest Meeting at Bonnie Ruth's
Game Night at Community Beer Company in Dallas
Dallas Alumni Baseball: Angels @ Rangers
Happy Hour at Sunset Lounge
Rangers Game & Dinner with Former Ranger Kevin Mench '00
Happy Hour at Humperdink's in Richardson
Happy Hour @ Saint Ann Restaurant


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