2019 Doctoral Hooding

Join us on Friday, May 31, 2019

UD grad student recognized

For supporting first-generation college students, environmental causes

From the North Pole to UD

UD student conserves mittens worn on 1909 expedition

Coffee for Birds

UD research investigates migratory birds’ habitat concerns on coffee farms

Artificial Muscle Power

Team funded to develop medical device for children with cerebral palsy

NSF Recognizes
Future Experts

UD students and alumni selected for NSF graduate research fellowships


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Pictured above: Keynote speaker David Redlawsk, James R. Soles Professor and Chair of the Department of Political Science and International Relations at UD, spoke about research that explores voters’ responses to politicians who violate certain moral foundations.

UD Grad Students Share Broad Range of Research

To learn about the wide range of research University of Delaware graduate students are doing in UD’s 51 doctoral programs and 131 master’s degree programs, you could go from lab to lab asking questions or simply attend this year’s forum, titled “Better Together: Mobilizing a Community of Scholars.” Ninety-three students presented details of their research and David Redlawsk, James R. Soles Professor and Chair of the Department of Political Science and International Relations at UD, was presented this year’s keynote address.

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UD grad students share research

POSTED: May 21, 2019
More than 90 present details of their investigations during ninth annual forum

Upcoming Events


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The UD Board of Trustees endorsed the establishment of a graduate college at its 5/14 meeting, marking the final approval needed to advance the Graduate College at UD. You will see some changes rolling out over the summer as we get closer to the start of the new academic year. https://t.co/cGDOm2u2TX UDGradStudents photo

Today is #IHeartUD Day! Show your support and come to the Green between 11-4 today to see a few of the 100+ Projects that are looking for your support. If you can't, then you can still go to https://t.co/t4pKPqIxjB and make a difference for the UD Community. https://t.co/pi4raiggBA UDGradStudents photo

Join us 5-10! Good food, good friends and service and Grad Students’ Forum awards. The evening begins with a 3 course dinner, then the presentation of awards and ending with a DJ and dancing until 10pm.
Tickets are $20 and open to all UD Grad Students.
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Thank you to all who participated and attended in Graduate Student Forum this past Friday. There were presentations and posters from across all disciplines that really showcased Graduate work at UD.
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See you tomorrow at Clayton Hall for the Graduate Student Forum!
Registration starts at 10am • Open Reception starts at 3:30pm
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Support your peers at this year's Grad Student Forum on 4/26! Attend one or more of the presentations for receive a raffle ticket that will be pulled at the reception at the end of the forum. You may just win free parking for next year.
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Sign up today! Enjoy free food and drinks with your peers. All grad students are invited, and if you attend one or more of the presentations at the forum, you will receive a ticket for a raffle. There are many prizes including free parking for next year.
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On Friday, March 22, Graduate Students from across the University of Delaware enjoyed a well-deserved break from their studies to relax with friends, meet new people and spread ideas.

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Join us Fri, March 22 for the Grad Student Networking Event from 4:30-7:00pm in the ISELab Commons. Relax with your friends, and meet some new people. Light refreshments and cold drinks will be provided. Space is limited, so don’t wait! Register today! https://t.co/513KC05CAK https://t.co/Lu3jFna0QV UDGradStudents photo

Mark your Calendars! The 9th Annual Graduate Research Forum is Apr. 26 in Clayton Hall. Presenters sign up here: https://t.co/vDQb6v8Svx https://t.co/PEdeMbRxBh UDGradStudents photo

OGPE and CTAL are providing a series of professional development opportunities for graduate students this semester. Learn more here: https://t.co/Jo2ovwyjY0 https://t.co/I2Wqrwd6n6 UDGradStudents photo

The OGPE team welcomed our new graduate students to campus last evening. We wish you all a great start to your first semester! Visit our facebook to see photos from the event: https://t.co/CRrIxXauQv https://t.co/ZVGJvbqhQ1 UDGradStudents photo

New Graduate Student Orientation: explore UD’s offerings, access important resources, learn about a wide range of activities and programs, and discover what it means to be a “Fightin’ Blue Hen.”
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Season's Greetings from OGPE! Have a wonderful break and we look forward to seeing everyone in the new year! https://t.co/c0Bnhd5dgB UDGradStudents photo

On Friday, November 30, Grads interested in learning more about postdoctoral policy opportunities in Washington, DC are invited to an informal roundtable discussion with two staff members in the office of Senator Chris Coons of Delaware. Save the Date! https://t.co/PJDuFKBXB1 https://t.co/Bm3yc9bwlE UDGradStudents photo

There will be a Veterans Day Ceremony presented by the Blue Hen Veterans, 10:30 Friday morning, November 9, on the Memorial Halls Steps. Take a few minutes to join our community's veterans in honoring their service as well as the other veterans of our nation’s armed forces. https://t.co/HznrH8bKD4 UDGradStudents photo

The GSG will be hosting its annual welcome picnic at Fairfield Park on Sat, 9/29 from 4-6pm. We will be providing hamburgers and hotdogs, please bring side dishes to share. If you are interested in attending please register today. We hope to see you there!
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University of Delaware Alumni Serving as the Director of Conservation Community Engagement at the National Aquarium in Baltimore, Maryland.


Two members of the University of Delaware community have worked on research revealing new details about the HIV virus capsid structure and how it develops.


Graduate Opportunities

From the symposium invitations to call for papers, we invite you to discover the many graduate opportunities available.



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UD currently offers 51 doctoral and 131 master’s degree programs. Of these programs 14 are dual degrees, 10 interdisciplinary and 18 on-line. Other options include an avenue to complete a traditional four-year bachelor’s program plus a master’s program in one addition year, known as a 4+1 degree (24 are currently available) and 25 certificate programs across our seven colleges and more than 82 research centers and institutes. UD is one of the top 100 institutions for federal obligations in science and engineering and interdisciplinary initiatives in energy science and policy, the environment and in human health.

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Graduate Funding Opportunities

The Office of Graduate and Professional Education is committed to facilitating funding and fellowships for the graduate student body. These opportunities, available through university lines, as well as through external foundations and institutions, provide students with vital sources of support in their master’s and doctoral programs. Moreover, fellowships and awards further professional development by funding conference presentations, while expanding horizons through national and international research and travel. In recent years, our graduate students have been awarded a number of nationally and internationally prestigious fellowships. The Office of Graduate and Professional Education works to support and heighten the visibility of our graduate students’ world-class research and scholarship.


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