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UDaily: Institute for Global Studies invites campus to cool down with Arctic-themed programs during April

UDaily: Institute for Global Studies invites campus to cool down with Arctic-themed programs during April

Throughout the month of April, the University of Delaware will discover the science, history and culture of Arctic communities and landscapes while honoring UD’s commitment to research and impact in this, the vast northernmost region of the world. Arctic Month, hosted by the Institute for Global Studies, will feature more than a dozen lectures, programs and events on topics ranging from marine biosciences in the depths of the Arctic Ocean to modern-day Inuit interpretations of long-passed traditions.

The celebrations will kick-off Tuesday, April 5, with the final installment of this year’s Fulbright Lecture Series, spotlighting Mark Moline, the 2011 Fulbright Arctic Chair and director of UD’s School of Marine Science and Policy. Alongside his colleague Jon Cohen, assistant professor of marine biosciences, the researchers will describe their six-year journey to discovering the life that thrives in the polar night.

This event will begin at 7 p.m. in the Harker Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Laboratory Atrium. Registration is encouraged and all in attendance will be invited to be the first to sample the month’s signature UDairy Creamery ice cream, Glacial Goodness.