Graduates in the News

These stories highlight current graduate research, events and news. Articles are originally published by the University of Delaware Communications and Public Affairs Office and hosted by Graduate and Professional Education.


July 19: Professional and Continuing Studies information session in Wilmington

POSTED: June 19, 2018
Learn about professional development courses focused on business, healthcare, drones

Humanities meet technology

POSTED: June 18, 2018
Experimental courses add digital tools to scholarship

Persistence through the Ph.D.

POSTED: June 8, 2018
Dedication to mentoring others leads to success

International scholar, ideal role model

POSTED: May 26, 2018
Engineering’s Dennis Prather honored with Outstanding Graduate Advising and Doctoral Mentoring award

New appointment for Ann Ardis

POSTED: May 24, 2018
Ann Ardis named head of George Mason University’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Rethinking the food system

POSTED: May 22, 2018
Symposium engages food justice scholars, students and activists

Debra Hess Norris chosen for UD's highest faculty honor

POSTED: May 16, 2018
World-renowned conservator is 2018 Alison Award winner

NSF recognizes future knowledge experts

POSTED: May 15, 2018
Eleven UD students and alumni selected for prominent NSF graduate research fellowships

CANR Research Symposium

POSTED: May 11, 2018
Poster presentations highlight college’s research strengths

For the Record, May 11, 2018

POSTED: May 11, 2018
University community reports recent presentations, honors

Learning from experience

POSTED: May 11, 2018
CEOE professional development program pairs graduate students with UD alumni mentors

NASA spacecraft finds new type of magnetic explosion

POSTED: May 10, 2018
UD’s Michael Shay and collaborators find surprising event in turbulent space

Honoring excellence in teaching, advising, scholarship

POSTED: May 7, 2018
Faculty, graduate students win top awards

Grads Collab

POSTED: May 2, 2018
HDFS grad students host global conference

Dissertation Award for Home-based childcare research

POSTED: April 24, 2018
Alumna Alison Hooper received AERA Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award

School Psychology students awarded national scholarships

POSTED: April 13, 2018
Two SOE graduate students receive competitive minority scholarships

School of Education Ph.D. student awarded NSF STEM Fellowship

POSTED: April 12, 2018
CADRE Fellow Jenifer Hummer will broaden instructional math research

Fungi in fashion

POSTED: April 11, 2018
Mushrooms, feathers combine in biodegradable shoes

2019 U.S. News graduate rankings

POSTED: April 7, 2018
UD graduate programs listed among the nation’s best

Mushroom geography

POSTED: March 24, 2018
UD grad student’s risk analysis contributes valuable information to industry leaders

UD grad student wins Texas pitch party

POSTED: March 22, 2018
Garry Johnson’s startup TalentPool seeks to increase diversity in technology, entrepreneurial fields

Faculty Senate holds March meeting

POSTED: March 14, 2018
Interim Provost Morgan updates plans for graduate college, multicultural center

March 19 and 22: Proposed graduate college discussions

POSTED: March 13, 2018
Town halls to discuss proposed establishment of graduate college

Test prep classes available for high school students and grad school applicants

POSTED: March 1, 2018
SAT, ACT, GMAT, GRE and LSAT classes in Newark, Wilmington and online

The garments of genocide

POSTED: February 20, 2018
UD grad student helps conserve clothing once worn by victims of Khmer Rouge torture

14 UD students selected as Legislative and Judicial Fellows

POSTED: February 16, 2018
Students learn while working in state legislature and courts

Papoutsakis elected to National Academy of Engineering

POSTED: February 8, 2018
Chemical engineer joins top engineering ranks

Helping hands

POSTED: January 13, 2018
Museum Studies team works at Rockwood Museum


POSTED: January 12, 2018
Delaware Sea Grant selects marine policy student for prestigious Knauss Fellowship

Lerner moves to 22nd in US News Online MBA ranking

POSTED: January 10, 2018
Lerner Online MBA program now one of the largest UD graduate programs

Alcohol and brain development

POSTED: December 21, 2017
Doctoral student receives grant to study neonatal exposure

The evolution of E. coli

POSTED: December 18, 2017
UD chemical engineers discover how some bacteria resist threats

In support of graduate scholarship

POSTED: December 18, 2017
Unidel Foundation grant supports distinguished graduate scholars program

Dec.10: Choir concert

POSTED: December 7, 2017
Neuro Notes choir to perform at Roselle Center for the Arts

Graduate student artworks featured in Wilmington

POSTED: November 29, 2017
Two MFA students selected for Delaware Contemporary exhibition

Nov. 29: Rally in support of graduate education

POSTED: November 27, 2017
Graduate students organize rally in opposition to proposed tax bill

Common jellyfish is actually two species

POSTED: November 20, 2017
UD professor and alum discover sea nettle jellyfish found in Rehoboth and Chesapeake Bay is actually two species

Preserving works on paper

POSTED: November 16, 2017
Mellon Foundation grant to support library, archives conservation

Fulbright Scholar learns research technique at UD

POSTED: November 15, 2017
Nicolas Carlotto visits from Argentina to learn Drop-and-See research technique from UD’s Lee

Disaster scholars network

POSTED: November 15, 2017
Graduate students gather for Bill Anderson Fund workshop

McNair Scholars Program renewed

POSTED: November 13, 2017
Program works to increase number of graduate degrees to underrepresented students

Celebrating inspiration

POSTED: November 11, 2017
UD launches historic Delaware First campaign

Faculty Senate meets

POSTED: November 10, 2017
Senators approve resolution supporting efforts to raise funds enhancing graduate education

Neutron Day and $8.7 million for UD

POSTED: November 9, 2017
Scientists discuss promise of new cooperative agreement between UD and NIST

Nov. 14: ‘Quakeland’ author

POSTED: November 8, 2017
UD alumna, journalist headlines inaugural Front Page Café

In Memoriam: Aaron Loether

POSTED: November 6, 2017
Doctoral degree awarded posthumously to physics graduate student

International doctoral honors

POSTED: October 30, 2017
UD’s Meier receives business communication award

For the Record, Oct. 27, 2017

POSTED: October 27, 2017
University community reports recent honors, publications, presentations

Doctoral student investigates food webs

POSTED: October 27, 2017
UD’s Desiree Narango looks at how residential yards impact food webs

Fourth annual water symposium

POSTED: October 27, 2017
Participants discuss land use legacy, water quality, and stream restoration

Delaware Sea Grant fellow studies coastal marshes

POSTED: October 14, 2017
Applications due Nov. 6 for Healthy Coastal Ecosystems Fellowship

Daicar-Bata prizes in physics and astronomy

POSTED: October 6, 2017
UD doctoral students Michael Metz and Yue Pan honored

Meetings set to discuss graduate college proposal

POSTED: September 27, 2017
Town hall meetings scheduled Oct. 16, 17

New DENIN Fellows announced

POSTED: September 6, 2017
DENIN welcomes fourth cohort of doctoral fellowship recipients

Disaster research team heads to Houston

POSTED: August 31, 2017
UD doctoral students will lay groundwork for future study.

Alumna begins tenure as Ursuline Academy president

POSTED: August 29, 2017
Trisha Medeiros cites education doctoral work as factor in leadership development

“Grand Challenges” Interdisciplinary Grants

POSTED: August 11, 2017
The Office of Graduate and Professional Education invites proposals for a new interdisciplinary grants program focusing on “grand challenges.”

For the Record, Aug. 4, 2017

POSTED: August 4, 2017
University community reports recent honors, publications

LSAT, GRE test prep

POSTED: July 24, 2017
Prepare for grad school, law school exams with on-campus test prep this fall.

MALS student wins Callahan Prize

POSTED: July 20, 2017
MALS graduate McNulty recognized for academic accomplishments

Aug. 21: TA orientation

POSTED: July 17, 2017
CTAL announces Graduate Teaching Assistant Orientation, services

OLLI fall registration in Kent, Sussex

POSTED: July 5, 2017
Fall registration available for Osher Lifelong Learning programs in Kent, Sussex counties

July 20: Wilmington info session

POSTED: July 5, 2017
Learn about upcoming business-, health care- and fitness-focused professional development courses

Coming soon: More computing muscle

POSTED: July 3, 2017
Next community cluster to expand computational capabilities, increase operating life span

Conserving cultural heritage

POSTED: June 29, 2017
Visiting students work to preserve historical diorama

Fall professional programs

POSTED: June 28, 2017
Professional and Continuing Studies finalizes fall 2017 program offerings, publishes new guide

Lima bean resistance

POSTED: June 26, 2017
UD researchers work to predict disease resistance in lima beans

Publications honored

POSTED: June 26, 2017
Professional and Continuing Studies earns state, national communication awards

June 20: Aphasia support group

POSTED: June 14, 2017
Blue Hen Brew Crew support group serves people with aphasia, caregivers

Up close and historical

POSTED: June 12, 2017
Doctoral students attend Chinese Object Study workshop

NSF grant supports doctoral diversity

POSTED: June 12, 2017
UD gets more than $1 million to help students reach top academic degree

Fascinated by fossils

POSTED: June 7, 2017
Doctoral student conducts preservation research at Smithsonian

Superb scientist, influential mentor

POSTED: May 31, 2017
CEOE’s Matthew Oliver selected for outstanding doctoral advising and mentoring award


POSTED: May 30, 2017
NSF grant to support development of cyberinfrastructure tools for precision agriculture

Bumper crop of UD docs

POSTED: May 27, 2017
Hooding ceremony reflects growth in doctorates

Distinguished dissertations

POSTED: May 27, 2017
Top honors for research in engineering, biology, sociology, economics education, political science, art history

Marine microplastics

POSTED: May 24, 2017
Delaware Sea Grant funds research on microplastics found in Delaware Bay

Designer label for a bacterial cell 'jacket'

POSTED: May 23, 2017
UD team invents scientific method to track cells implicated in immune diseases

Biosciences big data

POSTED: May 23, 2017
New online graduate certificate in applied bioinformatics launched

Frizzling cancer

POSTED: May 22, 2017
UD researchers demonstrate potential of tiny new tool in fighting breast cancer

In Memoriam: Thomas R. Scott

POSTED: May 22, 2017
Professor emeritus a pioneer in neuroscience of taste

Summer LSAT, GRE test prep

POSTED: May 17, 2017
Prepare for grad school, law school exams with on-campus test prep this summer

Dissertation boot camp

POSTED: May 16, 2017
Writing Center offers workshop-retreat for doctoral candidates

Biden surprises students on campus

POSTED: May 12, 2017
Founding chair of Biden Institute visits Rodney Dining, other UD spots

New Medical Laboratory Sciences programs

POSTED: May 12, 2017
Bachelor’s in applied molecular biology and biotechnology, master’s in medical sciences begin this fall

Training for careers helping people

POSTED: May 12, 2017
HDFS: Department has new name, new majors, new programs

Whitaker Fellowship

POSTED: May 11, 2017
Biomedical engineering grad student to spend a year at Imperial College London

Enhance teaching career online

POSTED: May 11, 2017
M.Ed. in literacy, teacher leadership and special education now available online

Grad student bound for Woods Hole

POSTED: May 9, 2017
Oceanography student named post-doctoral scholar at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Laird Fellow

POSTED: May 9, 2017
Biomedical engineering doctoral student wins prestigious award

Summer professional development

POSTED: May 4, 2017
Summer business bootcamps focus on project management, business analysis

Helping kids break the code

POSTED: May 3, 2017
NSF grants support community-based computer science programs to expand participation

Alison Award

POSTED: May 2, 2017
Patricia DeLeon receives UD’s top faculty honor

Library history award

POSTED: May 2, 2017
Doctoral student recognized by American Library Association

Middle school musical

POSTED: May 2, 2017
UD music education students help put on a show

Honoring excellence

POSTED: May 1, 2017
Awards presented to faculty for excellence in teaching, advising

Biden Institute: Win-Win

POSTED: April 28, 2017
Expert panel advocates long-term business strategies

Dual doctoral program

POSTED: April 28, 2017
Agreement promotes collaboration with National Chung Hsing University in Taiwan

High-level engagement

POSTED: April 26, 2017
Grad students' forum highlights research, community connection

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