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.


Dual doctoral program

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

Biden Institute: Win-Win

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

High-level engagement

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

LSAT, GRE test prep

POSTED: April 20, 2017
Prepare for grad school, law school exams through classes, workshop

Education research award

POSTED: April 20, 2017
UD’s Scantlebury honored for work on gender equity

Ultrafast research

POSTED: April 19, 2017
UD doctoral student wins time with Argonne Lab's synchrotron


POSTED: April 18, 2017
Career Advising Network provides access to expert advice

An eye on the universe

POSTED: April 18, 2017
Astrophysicist discusses work on ‘revolutionary’ new telescope

April 21: Let's talk about water

POSTED: April 11, 2017
Earth Month event to feature film, panel discussion on coastal water issues

April 12: Scholar in the Library

POSTED: April 5, 2017
Researcher to discuss 19th century American protest literature

First Ph.D. recipient

POSTED: April 3, 2017
Eddie Marks completes UD’s first Ph.D. in Medical Laboratory Sciences

Faculty Fellows and Scholars

POSTED: April 3, 2017
UD’s JPMorgan Chase fellows, scholars discuss cross-disciplinary research, program

Dissertation wins award

POSTED: March 31, 2017
Doctoral alumna Ai Hisano earns regional prize

Celebrating student art

POSTED: March 28, 2017
MFA work appears in Whitney Biennial, Berlin exhibition

DENIN fellows

POSTED: March 23, 2017
DENIN invites doctoral students to apply for two-year fellowships

Powerful partners

POSTED: March 15, 2017
Army general gets 'phenomenal' briefing on UD research, cybersecurity work

Online education programs

POSTED: March 15, 2017
University’s new online offerings focus on special education

Bold vision

POSTED: March 14, 2017
Biden Institute’s mission is to tackle nation’s difficult domestic problems

Smithsonian Fellow

POSTED: March 9, 2017
UD doctoral student to conduct research at national history museum

March 13: Sleep health info session

POSTED: March 9, 2017
Online course prepares health care professionals to become sleep health educators

Industry inspiration

POSTED: March 7, 2017
Lerner students use workforce experiences to create first MBA conference

April 20: Jefferson Lecture

POSTED: March 6, 2017
Ada Yonath, Nobel laureate, to lecture on next-generation antibiotics

March 16: DENIN symposium

POSTED: March 3, 2017
UD community welcome at DENIN graduate research symposium

Science Olympiad

POSTED: March 2, 2017
Scores of UD students, staff, faculty fuel premier competition

Lifetime Achievement Award

POSTED: March 2, 2017
Huang honored for contributions to environmental engineering education and research

Currie offers entrepreneurial guidance

POSTED: March 2, 2017
Startup advising sessions begin at the Horn Program in Entrepreneurship

Online MBA rankings keep rising

POSTED: March 1, 2017
U.S. News and World Report ranks UD’s online MBA higher each year

Grad school information

POSTED: February 28, 2017
White paper on UD graduate school/college now available for review

Engineering professional development

POSTED: February 28, 2017
Course focusing on business and leadership fundamentals for engineers and scientists set April 24-27

New pathway for microbially minded

POSTED: February 27, 2017
Emerging graduate program adds extra buzz to microbiology symposium

March 2: Art history symposium

POSTED: February 23, 2017
Art history graduate students to present work at symposium

From carbon dioxide to fuel

POSTED: February 23, 2017
UD’s Feng Jiao wins DOE funding to produce alcohols from CO2 flue gas

March 3: 'Cultivating Change'

POSTED: February 23, 2017
Daylong symposium sponsored by UD’s Longwood Graduate Program

Alumni gift transforms trading center

POSTED: February 23, 2017
Lerner celebrates improved, renamed Michael and Rosann Geltzeiler Trading Center

Entrepreneur pens guide

POSTED: February 22, 2017
UD alum Friedlander writes book guiding the ‘Misfit Entrepreneur’

Offshore wind push

POSTED: February 21, 2017
Researchers show US grid can handle more offshore wind power, cutting pollution and power costs

Achieving career goals

POSTED: February 21, 2017
UD’s ACCESS Center offers free advisement services to students, community members

Grimes wins Sloan Fellowship

POSTED: February 21, 2017
UD researcher probes cause of chronic inflammatory diseases

Legacy sediments

POSTED: February 16, 2017
UD’s Inamdar receives funding to investigate water quality impacts of legacy sediments

Writing Center workshops

POSTED: February 15, 2017
Free programs focus on challenges for student writers

Feb. 21: Art history talk

POSTED: February 15, 2017
‘Labor, Movement, Experience’ lecture series continues

Go away greenhouse gas

POSTED: February 15, 2017
NSF Career Award to focus on electrochemical reduction of atmospheric carbon dioxide

CEOE dean search finalists

POSTED: February 14, 2017
Three College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment dean finalists to visit campus

Ocean observations

POSTED: February 13, 2017
UD scientists collect data from ocean sensors underneath Petermann Glacier

Career Services resources

POSTED: February 10, 2017
UD Career Services Center redesigns service model, sets spring events

Feb. 20: Health care risk info session

POSTED: February 9, 2017
UD online program addresses patient risk and safety

Shared-use superhighway

POSTED: February 7, 2017
NSF Career Award to support enhanced access to radio spectrum

Biden Institute announced

POSTED: February 7, 2017
Joe Biden, UD partner to launch Biden Domestic Policy Institute

Six Sigma methodology

POSTED: February 7, 2017
Certificate program focuses on performance improvement methods

GRE workshop and test prep

POSTED: February 7, 2017
Prepare for grad school with GRE prep offered on UD campus

‘I feel for you’ — some really do

POSTED: February 6, 2017
UD researchers examine unusual condition of mirror-touch synesthesia

Feb. 23: Diversity Research Café

POSTED: February 6, 2017
New diversity research series launched for faculty, graduate students

UDRF awards funding

POSTED: February 3, 2017
Four receive University of Delaware Research Foundation funding

DENIN symposium

POSTED: February 3, 2017
Event highlights environmental research by graduate students at UD

Hands-on social media

POSTED: February 2, 2017
UD social media program partners with school gardening nonprofit organization

Two workshops offered

POSTED: February 2, 2017
Library offers New RefWorks, citation management workshops

Film, video resources

POSTED: February 1, 2017
Library offers ‘Introduction to Film and Video Collection’ workshop

A solar solution

POSTED: February 1, 2017
UD’s Abhishek Iyer and team work toward a better solar panel system

Feb. 10: 'Social Inequalities'

POSTED: January 31, 2017
Sociology to host graduate student conference on STAR Campus

Business Analysis Certificate

POSTED: January 31, 2017
UD business analyst program focuses on requirements management

CIRTL event Feb. 1

POSTED: January 31, 2017
UD graduate students, postdoctoral fellows gather during WFI

The fabric of history

POSTED: January 30, 2017
Museum Studies team works with Cecil Historical Society collection

Old enzyme, new role

POSTED: January 27, 2017
Nature Communications paper reports new role for enzyme involved in bacterial metabolism

Through March 3: 'Solomon Bayley'

POSTED: January 26, 2017
University Library sets African American History Month exhibition

Jan. 30: Clinical trials management

POSTED: January 26, 2017
Online certificate program prepares clinical research professionals

Nursing Ph.D. acceleration

POSTED: January 25, 2017
Horning is first student in UD program designed to identify ‘rising stars’

Artists of the Arctic

POSTED: January 24, 2017
Art conservation students stabilize historic photographs of explorers

2017 Knauss Fellows

POSTED: January 24, 2017
Delaware Sea Grant sends two Knauss Fellows to Washington, D.C.

Feb. 4: Medical Aspects of Sports

POSTED: January 23, 2017
Annual sports medicine conference features UD and regional experts

Pitch competition winners

POSTED: January 23, 2017
Two UD student startup teams compete in College Pitch Philly

Feb. 19-25: Engineers Week

POSTED: January 23, 2017
National event encourages engineers to dream big

Finding a needle in the ocean

POSTED: January 20, 2017
UD’s Xia shares perspective on bringing a systematic approach to big data

PT class recognized

POSTED: January 20, 2017
UD’s Department of Physical Therapy honors largest graduating class

'Optimizing Big Data'

POSTED: January 20, 2017
UD certificate program focuses on analyzing big data

Whitaker Award deadline

POSTED: January 20, 2017
Biomedical engineering student returns from international research travel

Welcome home, Joe and Jill

POSTED: January 20, 2017
State turns out to greet former Vice President Biden in Wilmington

Jan. 23: Personal trainer course info

POSTED: January 17, 2017
Professional and Continuing Studies offers new course to prepare personal trainers

Jan. 24: Telehealth info session

POSTED: January 17, 2017
UD certificate program prepares telehealth coordinators

Jan. 17: MALS Colloquium

POSTED: January 11, 2017
Master of Arts in Liberal Studies alums present research

Jan. 12: Certificate info session

POSTED: January 11, 2017
UD continuing studies business program overview to be held in Wilmington

Feb. 1: Responsible conduct of research

POSTED: January 9, 2017
UD research community encouraged to participate in training session

Next generation agriculture

POSTED: January 9, 2017
CANR teams up with William Penn High on agricultural education

Monitoring energy, water use

POSTED: December 20, 2016
UD doctoral student develops tool to benefit hotel chain

Offshore wind experience

POSTED: December 16, 2016
UD students get early look at first US offshore wind farm

Scholars exemplify leadership

POSTED: December 13, 2016
Students selected for prestigious Schwarzman program will study in China

MLA prize

POSTED: December 12, 2016
UD team working on Colored Conventions Project wins national award

It's basic

POSTED: December 9, 2016
Yan group sets performance targets for alternative fuel cell technology

Dissertation writing help

POSTED: December 9, 2016
Two Writing Center programs to assist doctoral candidates

Nursing science scholars

POSTED: December 7, 2016
Jonas Center funding puts Haigh, Rotchford on path to doctorates

Coveted CTCA Fellowship

POSTED: December 6, 2016
UD student accepted into prestigious management fellows program

Graduate communication

POSTED: December 6, 2016
Short courses in English writing, grammar, reading to be offered

International case competition winners

POSTED: December 5, 2016
Two UD doctoral students in energy policy take top honors

Horn recruits UD students

POSTED: December 1, 2016
Entrepreneurship program seeks UD students to help judge 2017 Diamond Challenge

Luce Foundation grant

POSTED: November 29, 2016
Funding to advance UD’s strengths in humanities, African-American studies

Phi Kappa Phi honor

POSTED: November 28, 2016
UD student Kelly Daniels receives Phi Kappa Phi graduate fellowship

Engineering the rotator cuff

POSTED: November 28, 2016
UD’s Killian to participate in movement and rehabilitation sciences career development program

Academic All-American of Year

POSTED: November 22, 2016
UD's Sampson named CoSIDA Academic All-American of Year

Promoting diversity in disaster research

POSTED: November 17, 2016
Anderson fellowships provide support network for young scholars

Embracing diversity at UD

POSTED: November 16, 2016
UD graduate students celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

Carnegie African Diaspora Fellow

POSTED: November 14, 2016
Ogunnaike to visit University of Lagos in 2017 to strengthen chemical engineering program

Green vs. gray

POSTED: October 28, 2016
UD study suggests people prefer conservation as way to protect drinking water

Do something

POSTED: October 26, 2016
Human development course inspires service initiatives

Vascular verisimilitude

POSTED: October 24, 2016
Researchers demonstrate new approach to overcome tissue engineering challenge

Oct. 26: Copyright and research

POSTED: October 19, 2016
Copyright expert Hirtle to present Open Access Week keynote address

Land value taxation

POSTED: October 18, 2016
UD professor looks to experimental economics to solve land value taxation riddle

Digital Scholarship Showcase

POSTED: October 13, 2016
Library to host Digital Scholarship Showcase and Forum on Oct. 27

Art history celebrates 50 years

POSTED: October 5, 2016
Department of Art History marks a milestone in teaching, scholarship

Statistics in Warsaw

POSTED: October 4, 2016
First Statistical Teaching and Analytic Research Training workshop returns from Poland

'Publishing Toolkit'

POSTED: October 3, 2016
Library offers workshop ‘Publishing Toolkit for Graduate Students’

Shark social networking

POSTED: September 30, 2016
UD researchers report new information on sand tiger shark habits

Daicar-Bata honorees

POSTED: September 29, 2016
Daicar-Bata Prizes awarded to UD doctoral students Nieto-Pescador, Wise

Nanocarrier design

POSTED: September 28, 2016
Research to shed light on interactions between nanocarriers, biological systems

UDWRC research cohort

POSTED: September 28, 2016
Water Resources Center selects research students from UD, DSU

Workshop for grad students

POSTED: September 28, 2016
Library offers workshop ‘Copyright and Fair Use for Graduate Students’

Oct. 24: Open Access workshop

POSTED: September 19, 2016
Library to host Open Access Week workshop on Creative Commons

Marketing watermelons

POSTED: September 16, 2016
UD research shows importance of marketing for watermelon growers

'Special Collections Revealed'

POSTED: September 7, 2016
University Library offers workshop on use of rare books, manuscripts

History Workshop Series

POSTED: September 7, 2016
Fall history lectures to feature diverse group of scholars

UD's new MBA

POSTED: September 7, 2016
Revamped UD MBA offers new majors and concentrations

Survey Research Clinic

POSTED: September 2, 2016
Center for Applied Demography and Survey Research sets sessions

Proposals sought for START initiative

POSTED: August 31, 2016
Faculty liaison will facilitate summer 2017 workshop abroad

Next Generation doctoral education

POSTED: August 29, 2016
NEH grant to support interdisciplinary African American public humanities training at UD

Sea sponge shield

POSTED: August 23, 2016
Encrusting sea sponges use chemical cues as shield to deter predators, expand territory

Oysters: Local vs. non-local

POSTED: August 22, 2016
UD researchers conduct study of consumers' oyster preferences

New Grad Student Orientation

POSTED: August 17, 2016
University to host New Graduate Student Orientation on Aug. 24

New graduate TA orientation

POSTED: August 11, 2016
Incoming graduate teaching assistants to receive training for their new roles

DENIN Fellows

POSTED: August 11, 2016
DENIN announces new cohort of doctoral fellowship recipients

American Chemical Society honors

POSTED: August 2, 2016
Career educator, 2 alumni named new ACS fellows

MALS students win Callahan Prize

POSTED: July 28, 2016
Two new graduates recognized for academic accomplishments

Teaching math teachers

POSTED: July 28, 2016
UD hosts national Mathematics Teacher Preparation Conference

Aug. 23-24: Materials Characterization Workshop

POSTED: July 26, 2016
UD event to focus on nanofabrication, microanalysis, analytical techniques

'Dissertate Write Now!'

POSTED: July 25, 2016
New University Writing Center program to assist doctoral candidates

Fundamentals of cybersecurity

POSTED: July 21, 2016
Graduate-level certificate offered to Army engineers at Aberdeen Proving Ground

'Positive Development'

POSTED: July 20, 2016
UD hosts Cross University Collaborative Mentoring Conference

Putting software on a diet

POSTED: July 18, 2016
NSF grant to support the development of energy-efficient software

Summer Founders: Therapeutic apparel

POSTED: July 15, 2016
UD graduate develops inventions that improve amputees’ quality of life

Fight for Sight fellowships

POSTED: July 15, 2016
UD graduate students win support for research on eye disorders

Brain imaging

POSTED: July 15, 2016
Functional near-infrared spectroscopy adds new research capability at UD

Cover crop adoption

POSTED: July 14, 2016
UD researchers look at programs to incentivize cover crop adoption among growers

Business for engineers

POSTED: July 14, 2016
Course focusing on business for engineers, scientists set Oct. 17-21

California interning

POSTED: July 13, 2016
Grad student studies drought impact on California water utilities

Cardiovascular health

POSTED: July 12, 2016
UD lands multi-year Center of Biomedical Research Excellence grant

UD researchers help brain injury survivor regain mobility

POSTED: July 12, 2016
Harness system installed in home increases cognition, reignites cooking dreams

Summer research in full swing

POSTED: July 12, 2016
Hundreds of undergrads gain traction in labs and field work

Illuminating the City of Light

POSTED: July 8, 2016
Art history doctoral student curates ‘Electric Paris’ exhibition

Greek education partnerships

POSTED: July 7, 2016
Greek partnerships to enhance early education opportunities

Energy internship

POSTED: July 7, 2016
UD Fulbright Foreign Student from Ukraine receives Edmund S. Muskie Award

Tuition for 2016-17 set

POSTED: July 5, 2016
UD reaffirms commitment to financial assistance as 2016-17 tuition rates are announced

July 21: Certificate overview

POSTED: July 5, 2016
Career-oriented UD certificate overview scheduled in Wilmington

Biomedical symposium

POSTED: June 29, 2016
Biomedical engineering event promotes collaboration through sharing of research highlights

Should I stay or should I go?

POSTED: June 22, 2016
Researchers look for ways to predict response to hurricane evacuation orders

St. Lawrence Estuary study

POSTED: June 22, 2016
UD researcher works to better understand manganese in marine environment

Sharing passion for the humanities

POSTED: June 17, 2016
Summer institute helps student researchers engage the public

Paving a path to partnerships

POSTED: June 13, 2016
Sen. Carper tours state-of-the-art research and education facilities at UD

National defense fellowship

POSTED: June 10, 2016
UD doctoral student Samuel Cogar awarded National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship.

Brain science behind decision making

POSTED: June 9, 2016
NSF grant supports study of brain signals and how experience influences decision-making

Using fingerprints to understand storm behavior

POSTED: June 6, 2016
Fingerprint algorithm helps UD researchers characterize ripples on the ocean floor to understand storm behavior

Advancing community-based scholarship

POSTED: June 3, 2016
UD joins The Research University Civic Engagement Network

Caring for aquatic creatures

POSTED: June 3, 2016
Aquarium science unexpected career path for recent marine science alumnus

CANR announces Benton Awards

POSTED: June 2, 2016
Amanda Rosier, Solny Adalsteinsson named Benton Graduate Student Award recipients

Rehabilitation research

POSTED: June 2, 2016
UD researchers headline national conference on rehabilitation

Highly tuned catalytic controls

POSTED: June 2, 2016
A University of Delaware team has reported on findings in the relatively young field of bioorthogonal chemistry.

Doctoral awards presented

POSTED: June 2, 2016
Jonathan Rosen receives Allan P. Colburn Prize

UD alumnus elected to National Academy of Sciences

POSTED: June 2, 2016
Arup Chakraborty, who earned his doctoral degree in chemical engineering from UD, is now an MIT professor

From the graduates and faculty

POSTED: May 28, 2016
Graduating students, faculty members share feelings about Commencement

Doctoral Hooding Convocation

POSTED: May 28, 2016
Targett to doctoral grads: Help solve the world's complex problems

Doctoral hooding

POSTED: May 28, 2016
It was a day of triumph, cheers and collective relief as more than 160 students from 21 nations participated in the University of Delaware's Doctoral Hooding Convocation held Friday morning on The Green.

Fulbright awards

POSTED: May 27, 2016
Three University of Delaware students and an alumna have received word this spring that they will travel abroad as part of the newest class of Fulbright Student Program award winners.

NIH funds work by Sullivan, Kiick on healing chronic wounds

POSTED: May 25, 2016
NIH grant supports research to engineer new biomaterials

Project RECOVER gains funding, finds WWII aircraft

POSTED: May 25, 2016
Downed World War II aircraft missing for 72 years located in Pacific Islands by Project RECOVER

Graduate Research Forum

POSTED: May 25, 2016
Graduate Research Forum

Digital learning proposals

POSTED: May 25, 2016
The University of Delaware is launching an initiative to expand UD's academic footprint through the growth of e-learning opportunities.

Clownfish conundrum

POSTED: May 25, 2016
A study co-authored by UD's Danielle Dixson reveals that clownfish are inflexible in selecting a habitat, making them vulnerable to increased bleaching due to rising ocean temperatures.

Graduate Research Forum

POSTED: May 25, 2016
Dozens of UD doctoral and master's students gathered for a day of presentations that captured the sense of urgency as well as the excitement of discovery that drives graduate scholarship.

UD doctoral student Sean Fudger wins DOD SMART Scholarship

POSTED: May 23, 2016
UD doctoral student Sean Fudger wins DOD SMART Scholarship

SMART Scholarship

POSTED: May 23, 2016
UD doctoral student Sean Fudger has received a Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation Scholarship for Service Program from the Department of Defense.

National Lab Day includes panel discussions

POSTED: May 20, 2016
National experts discuss energy generation, grid modernization, security

Targett honored

POSTED: May 20, 2016
The CEOE Dean's Advisory Council has established the Nancy M. Targett Graduate Tuition Scholarship in recognition of the president's leadership and service.

Big data, better health care

POSTED: May 18, 2016
A team of physicians from Christiana Care Health System and computer scientists from the University of Delaware is using merged electronic health records from various institutions to improve coordination of care and clinical outcomes for patients with chronic kidney disease

National Lab Day features visit by energy secretary

POSTED: May 17, 2016
University's National Lab Day puts focus on collaborative future

Energy czar rallies researchers

POSTED: May 17, 2016
U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz toured several labs at the University of Delaware during UD's first National Lab Day, applauded the state's support for innovative science, and suggested many opportunities for expanded collaboration with the Department of Energy's 17 national research laboratories.

Built for science

POSTED: May 16, 2016
Teams from UD, NASA, Brookhaven National Laboratory and the National Cancer Institute worked to modify their codes in areas ranging from cybersecurity and cancer to catalysis and aerodynamics.

Cape Town workshop

POSTED: May 16, 2016
Two SPPA doctoral students invited to participate in workshop in South Africa

Cape Town workshop

POSTED: May 16, 2016
Two doctoral students in UD's School of Public Policy and Administration have been invited to participate in the International Young Scholars Workshop in Cape Town, South Africa.

CAS celebration

POSTED: May 16, 2016
College of Arts and Sciences honors successful alumni, faculty, students

All-Star Athletic Trainer

POSTED: May 13, 2016
UD's Tom Kaminski named top researcher in athletic training field

AACSB reaccreditation

POSTED: May 13, 2016
Lerner marks 50th anniversary of highest-possible business school accreditation

Phi Kappa Phi ceremony

POSTED: May 13, 2016
The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi held its annual initiation ceremony on May 6 in the Gore Recital Hall of the University of Delaware's Roselle Center for the Arts.

All-Star AT

POSTED: May 13, 2016
UD's Tom Kaminski, professor of kinesiology and applied physiology, received his field's most prestigious award and will be the keynote speaker at the National Athletic Trainers' Association conference.

Teacher honored

POSTED: May 12, 2016
Melanie Mundell, a University of Delaware alumna, has been selected as the 2016 Delaware Bio Educator of the Year for grades K-12 by the Delaware BioScience Association.

Diversity's benefits

POSTED: May 12, 2016
Scott Page of the University of Michigan, author of "The Difference," a classic book on the benefits of diversity, spoke at UD on May 5.

Materials science honors

POSTED: May 11, 2016
Yingkai Liang, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Delaware, has won an Excellence in Graduate Polymer Research Award from the American Chemical Society.

Partnerships blossom

POSTED: May 10, 2016
Vita Nova has partnered with the University of Delaware Botanic Gardens and the Longwood Graduate Program to gather materials for memorable centerpieces.

Water safety

POSTED: May 10, 2016
Mahmoud Sherif, a doctoral student in the Department of Geological Sciences, is studying the origin and distribution of natural radioactivity in the Nubian Sandstone Aquifer System in Egypt.

May 13: MFA reception

POSTED: May 10, 2016
A reception marking the opening of "Farewell," an exhibition of works by University of Delaware graduating master of fine arts students, will be held from 6-8 p.m., Friday, May 13, in the Delaware Contemporary.

Timely research

POSTED: May 4, 2016
UD's College of Education and Human Development held its annual Steele Symposium, which is designed to promote research that improves lives and the community.

Laird Fellow

POSTED: May 4, 2016
Danielle Valcourt, a biomedical engineering doctoral student, has received the prestigious Laird Fellowship.

Faculty honors

POSTED: May 3, 2016
Eight members of the University of Delaware faculty have been recognized for outstanding work in teaching and advising, and three graduate teaching assistants have received awards for excellence in teaching.

May 13: Colburn Memorial Lecture

POSTED: May 3, 2016
Michelle O'Malley of the University of California, Santa Barbara, who received a doctorate from the University of Delaware in 2010, will present the Allan P. Colburn Memorial Lecture at 10 a.m., Friday, May 13.

DuPont Fellows panel

POSTED: April 29, 2016
More than 30 members of the University of Delaware student chapter of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers benefited from the advice of four DuPont Fellows at a panel-style discussion.

A legend speaks

POSTED: April 29, 2016
Famed 98-year-old oceanographer Walter Munk, known as the "Einstein of the Oceans," discussed his long career and addressed climate change before a large audience at the University of Delaware.

Goose camp

POSTED: April 27, 2016
Chris Williams leads a UD research team that is studying the Atlantic brant goose in Canada's Hudson Bay region.

May 6-7: Digital Pedagogy Lab

POSTED: April 27, 2016
A Digital Pedagogy Lab at UD on May 6-7 will feature experts in using technology to teach, learn and collaborate.

Chemical engineering honors

POSTED: April 27, 2016
Melissa Gordon, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of Delaware, has won an Excellence in Graduate Polymer Research Award from the American Chemical Society.

Official ribbon cutting

POSTED: April 27, 2016
The University of Delaware Library marked the opening of the Graduate Student Research Room 215A in the Morris Library with a special event on April 14.

Franklin laureate honored

POSTED: April 26, 2016
University of Delaware alumnus Brian Atwater, recipient of the Franklin Institute's 2016 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Earth and Environmental Science, was honored during a symposium on the Newark campus.

NSF Graduate Research Fellows

POSTED: April 26, 2016
The National Science Foundation has named two University of Delaware undergraduate students and one alumnus to its list of 2016 Graduate Research Fellows, providing financial support for their continuing studies.


POSTED: April 21, 2016
Through the support of the National Endowment for the Humanities, a University of Delaware delegation will visit Cuba to observe art conservation practices.

NOAA Sea Grant director

POSTED: April 21, 2016
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has announced that UD alumnus Jonathan Pennock is the new director of the National Sea Grant College Program.

International symposium

POSTED: April 21, 2016
A new institute in Germany has invited material-culture scholars from UD to present research at a symposium on refugees.

Biomedical engineering honors

POSTED: April 20, 2016
Three members of Dawn Elliott's research group in the Department of Biomedical Engineering recently won awards.

'Tiny' teamwork

POSTED: April 20, 2016
A group of researchers in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Delaware has developed a mathematical tool to account for the uncertainty inherent in how robots interact with each other and their environment.

Student research forums

POSTED: April 19, 2016
University of Delaware students are investigating an impressive array of research questions and almost 300 of them at the graduate and undergraduate levels will share details of their work in a pair of events next week.

Goldwater Scholars

POSTED: April 19, 2016
Two University of Delaware students, Victoria Muir and Hannah Wastyk, have earned scholarships from the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation.

Up in the cloud

POSTED: April 18, 2016
Gosia Steinder, who earned a doctorate in computer science at the University of Delaware in 2003, has been named an IBM Fellow for her accomplishments in container cloud research.

New UD Messenger

POSTED: April 18, 2016
The April issue of UD Messenger hits mailboxes this week, and also is available online.

Droning on

POSTED: April 15, 2016
A University of Delaware research team led by Guoquan Huang of the Department of Mechanical Engineering has been awarded an NSF grant to design resource-aware, attack-resilient navigation for micro aerial vehicles.

Plant communications

POSTED: April 14, 2016
University of Delaware researchers have identified two novel molecular players necessary to regulate plasmodesmata, shining light on what is considered one of the mysteries of plant biology and a fundamental structure essential for plant survival and body formation.

First Friday Roundtable

POSTED: April 14, 2016
The April First Friday Roundtable has been moved to April 15, and will focus on motivating students to be honest and whether to use TurnItIn software or employ other strategies.

June HPC Symposium

POSTED: April 11, 2016
High Performance Computing Symposium scheduled for June 8

Built for science

POSTED: April 11, 2016
Hackathon prepares coders to tap into the power of Titan

Parasitic wasp

POSTED: April 11, 2016
UD, USDA researchers study natural enemies of tree-killing emerald ash borer

Ribbon-cutting April 14

POSTED: April 8, 2016
The University community is invited to attend a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the University of Delaware Library's new Graduate Student Research Room on April 14.

Heat waves

POSTED: April 6, 2016
A research team led by Joe Feser in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Delaware has developed a new approach to simulating nanoscale heat transfer in materials.

Case competition winners

POSTED: April 1, 2016
The 2016 Carol A. Ammon Case Competition in the Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics focused on the Down Syndrome Association of Delaware.

April 16: Art in Science

POSTED: March 28, 2016
An Art in Science exhibit will be held in the Harker Laboratory at the University of Delaware from April 4-16, culminating in a symposium from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 16.

International partnership

POSTED: March 28, 2016
St. George's University of Grenada and the University of Delaware have announced a new partnership.

April 8: Grad workshop

POSTED: March 28, 2016
The University of Delaware's Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics is offering a cross-cultural effectiveness workshop for graduate students on April 8.

Sussex Science Night

POSTED: March 25, 2016
The Delaware Biotechnology Institute, in partnership with the Sussex County Science Fair Committee, hosted its second annual Sussex Science Night in Georgetown on March 22.

Caring about elder abuse

POSTED: March 24, 2016
The University of Delaware will host the multidisciplinary Elder Abuse and Exploitation Conference on Thursday, May 12, and students are invited to submit video essays and participate in the event.

Grad program accredited

POSTED: March 24, 2016
The College of Health Sciences' new Communication Sciences and Disorders Program has received accreditation for a master of arts degree in speech-language pathology, which begins in the fall.

Undergraduate research in action

POSTED: March 24, 2016
UD senior Mallory Smith has been living out the Delaware Model, applying her education in the School of Public Policy and Administration to community issues.

Source tracking

POSTED: March 21, 2016
To examine the fate and persistence of a common commercial herbicide in the environment, researchers at the University of Delaware have used isotopic signatures as a method of source tracking.

Hurricane mapping workshop

POSTED: March 18, 2016
Superstorm Sandy mapping teams presented their early findings to the National Park Service at a workshop held on UD's Newark campus March 3.

'Rising Seas'

POSTED: March 17, 2016
The University of Delaware will host "Rising Seas and Extreme Events on Vulnerable Coasts," a symposium honoring UD alumnus Brian F. Atwater, recipient of the 2016 Benjamin Franklin Medal.

Top grad program

POSTED: March 16, 2016
The University of Delaware's graduate physical therapy program has been ranked No. 1 in the nation in the 2017 edition of U.S. News and World Report's Best Graduate Schools.

Engineering innovation

POSTED: March 16, 2016
A team led by Ajay Prasad in the University of Delaware's Center for Fuel Cell Research is partnering with Delaware startup Xergy on an innovative refrigeration system based on electrochemical compression.

Research, teaching, learning

POSTED: March 7, 2016
UD has joined the Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning, a network dedicated to strengthening graduate education.

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