Today in Review, April 22

Day in Review for Wednesday, April 22, featuring essential campus and local news.


Rebecca Jaeger
Junior Rebecca Jaeger is running unopposed for SGA president.

SGA elections today
Although all but one position are running unopposed, the ballot for Student Government Association (SGA) elections was sent to students today via email. Juniors Ross Schinik and Tim D’Agostino are competing against one another for vice president of university affairs in the only contested election. Read more about their platforms here. Votes must be submitted by 11:59 p.m.

Read more about SGA: Another year, another uncontested election

Happy Earth Day!
Various organizations and individuals in the university community have been planning events this April as part of Earth Month. Tomorrow, Harry Gray will discuss developments in solar energy storage in Trabant Theatre. The university’s annual “Ag Day” event will also be held this Saturday. Its theme is “Farm to Table.”

Check out Earth Month’s website for more information about past and upcoming events.

Junior wins Truman Scholarship
Erin Dugan, a public policy major in the Honors Program, was named a 2015 Truman Scholar this week. She is one of 58 scholars selected to receive a $30,000 grant for graduate study in public service. She intends to study public health and public policy at the University of Michigan and is the 19th Truman Scholar from the university.

According to UDaily, the university is a Truman Honor Institution, a distinction that recognizes sustained success and active promotion of the program on campus.

“Muslim at UD” panel to be held tomorrow
As part of Islam Awareness Week, Muslim Student Association will be hosting a panel Thursday at 6 p.m. in Smith 140. Student panelists will discuss the campus culture and reaction toward Islam and religion more generally.


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