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Gathering to celebrate the grant: U.S. Rep. John Carney; Dr. Noureddine Melikechi, DSU dean of the College of Mathematics, Natural Sciences & Technology; Dr. Sidney McNairy, of the National Institutes of Health; U.S. Sen. Chris Coons; DSU President Harry L. Williams; Dr. Melissa Harrington, DSU professor of neuroscience and grant principal investigator; U.S. Sen. Tom Carper; and Dr. Jeff Rosen, UD professor of psychology and grant co-principal investigator.

DSU established new records in fall semester 2012 in total enrollment, undergraduate enrollment, and graduate students.

Entrepreneur, speaker, author and community servant Dr. Randal Pinkett will give his strategies for success during a guest speaking engagement at DSU at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13

Author Thomas Chatterton Williams chats with a student about his book Losing My Cool during a reception held in his honor on the afternoon of Nov. 8. He later spoke to about 400 students in the Education and Humanities Theatre later that night.

Dr. A. Richard Barros was honored for his 35 years of dedicated service on the DSU Board of Trustees, his innovations and outstanding reputation as an attorney, as well as his passion as a bicyclist, which he parlayed into community service and fundraising for the MS Society (for which over the years he raised more than $60,000 during its Bike to the Bay annual event).

(L-r) The cast of Stick Fly -- Serenity Goodrich, DeShawn Robbins, Tony Arce (director), Tenai Banks and Brandon Boyd -- will portray an upper class father and sons along with their girlfriends that spends a revealing weekend retreat at Martha's Vineyard.

Thomas Chatterton Williams' book Losing My Cool is DSU's selection this academic year for its "One Book, One Campus" program, in which the University community -- students, faculty and staff -- are encouraged read and discuss. It is required reading for first-year students in their University Seminar course.


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