The Age of Water

UD Doctoral Student examine the age of groundwater in Egyptian aquifers.

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


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Pictured above: Professor Xiao-Hai Yan from the College of Earth, Ocean and Environment is shown receiving the Outstanding Doctoral Graduate Advising and Mentoring Award.

Spring 2019 Doctoral Hooding Awards

With friends, family members and mentors looking on, the University of Delaware celebrated its newest doctoral degree candidates during the doctoral hooding ceremony held Friday, May 31. Five graduating doctoral students received dissertation prizes during this ceremony as well as an outstanding advisor and mentor.

Hackathon prepares coders to tap into the power of Titan

Fulbright winners

POSTED: June 22, 2019
Seven UD students and alumni win Fulbright U.S. Student Program awards

Seven UD students and alumni win Fulbright U.S. Student Program awards

Firefighter, Air Force officer

POSTED: June 15, 2019
MBA grad Alex Ciolek joins military with classroom, firehouse training

Upcoming Events


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On Friday, May 31st, a new cohort of doctoral candidates were awarded their degrees at the Doctoral Hooding Convocation. This event marks a huge milestone in the lives of these exceptional students. You can learn more about the ceremony here: UDGradStudents photo

Congratulations to all of our doctoral candidates who were awarded their degrees this year. With another Doctoral Hooding Ceremony complete, we invite you to relive the events of the day here: UDGradStudents photo

UD will celebrate its newest doctoral degree candidates during the doctoral hooding ceremony, Friday, 5-31, 7:30am, in the North Tent on The Green. We invite you to enjoy the ceremony with us on the Green or through UDLive Stream beginning at 7:30am EST.
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Rise and Shine! Doctoral Hooding Ceremony is Friday, May 31st at 6:45 am! Join us in celebrating our new doctoral candidates.
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On Tuesday May 21, over 200 Graduate Students from across the University of Delaware enjoyed an end of the year social event relaxing with friends, meeting new people and celebrating another year of accomplishments.
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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. 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 and make a difference for the UD Community. 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! UDGradStudents photo

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

OGPE and CTAL are providing a series of professional development opportunities for graduate students this semester. Learn more here: 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: 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! UDGradStudents photo


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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