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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 the Graduate College.

 

Hackathon prepares coders to tap into the power of Titan

Influential researcher, passionate mentor

POSTED: September 23, 2020
UD’s Epps honored with Percy Julian award for science excellence


UD’s Epps honored with Percy Julian award for science excellence

Speaking up for Science

POSTED: September 23, 2020
In UD’s Jefferson Lecture, Thorp calls on scientists to be advocates for fact-based public policy


In UD’s Jefferson Lecture, Thorp calls on scientists to be advocates for fact-based public policy

National Latinx and Hispanic Heritage Month

POSTED: September 22, 2020
UD hosts events, special activities to honor U.S.’s Hispanic and Latino heritage


UD hosts events, special activities to honor U.S.’s Hispanic and Latino heritage

Two UD engineers make “35 Under 35” list

POSTED: September 22, 2020
Cathy Fromen, Aditya Kunjapur recognized by American Institute of Chemical Engineers


Cathy Fromen, Aditya Kunjapur recognized by American Institute of Chemical Engineers

Studying diamond mining in India

POSTED: September 18, 2020
Master’s student provided policy recommendations to protect environment, artisanal workers’ livelihoods


Master’s student provided policy recommendations to protect environment, artisanal workers’ livelihoods

From the orchestra to the office

POSTED: September 18, 2020
UD Lerner alum on his global, interdisciplinary journey to a UD degree


UD Lerner alum on his global, interdisciplinary journey to a UD degree

Ban Ki-Moon on global diplomacy

POSTED: September 18, 2020
Former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon discusses diplomacy and world issues in Biden Institute event


Former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon discusses diplomacy and world issues in  Biden Institute event

Stuttering more than a childhood struggle

POSTED: September 16, 2020
UD researcher studies how stuttering develops in children and why it persists into adulthood for some


UD researcher studies how stuttering develops in children and why it persists into adulthood for some

Fail Forward

POSTED: September 16, 2020
Professional development workshop Sept. 17 to feature stories of overcoming adversity


Professional development workshop Sept. 17 to feature stories of overcoming adversity

UD’s Wei gets $1.8 million NIH grant

POSTED: September 16, 2020
Funding will help in researching where gene mutations cause birth defects


Funding will help in researching where gene mutations cause birth defects

UD professor earns $1 million energy grant

POSTED: September 11, 2020
Research group trying to develop a better lithium ion battery for phones, cars, laptops


Research group trying to develop a better lithium ion battery for phones, cars, laptops

Sales Operations Science Certificate

POSTED: September 11, 2020
UD PCS program helps organizations win the sales race


UD PCS program helps organizations win the sales race

A2i Industry Job Search Strategies workshops

POSTED: September 10, 2020
Industry experts provide career guidance for STEM trainees in sessions starting Sept. 10


Industry experts provide career guidance for STEM trainees in sessions starting Sept. 10

Grad students get energy grants

POSTED: September 5, 2020
Grants enable grad students to explore energy challenges at U.S. National Labs


Grants enable grad students to explore energy challenges at U.S. National Labs

Scientific publishing in the age of COVID-19

POSTED: September 4, 2020
Science magazine editor-in-chief to speak at UD, Sept. 16


Science magazine editor-in-chief to speak at UD, Sept. 16

A window into adolescence

POSTED: September 3, 2020
UD researchers study biological roots for adolescent risk-taking


UD researchers study biological roots for adolescent risk-taking

Project management classes offered

POSTED: September 3, 2020
UD PCS offers variety of in-demand, online real-time and self-paced programs


UD PCS offers variety of in-demand, online real-time and self-paced programs

First day of class

POSTED: September 2, 2020
UD students navigate on campus and remotely to start fall semester 2020


UD students navigate on campus and remotely to start fall semester 2020

When two bacteria become one

POSTED: September 1, 2020
Researchers uncover how microbial cells from two different species combine to form hybrid cells


Researchers uncover how microbial cells from two different species combine to form hybrid cells

UD’s highest faculty honor goes to Norm Wagner

POSTED: August 26, 2020
Engineer, inventor, mentor named 2020 Francis Alison winner


Engineer, inventor, mentor named 2020 Francis Alison winner

With doctorate in hand, a grad student reflects

POSTED: August 25, 2020
UD oceanography program took Stephanie Dohner around the world


UD oceanography program took Stephanie Dohner around the world

Return to research

POSTED: August 18, 2020
Pandemic interruption hit hard for researchers, core facilities, field work


Pandemic interruption hit hard for researchers, core facilities, field work

African American suffragists

POSTED: August 17, 2020
UD students research and celebrate those forgotten in the push to give women the right to vote in 1920


UD students research and celebrate those forgotten in the push to give women the right to vote in 1920

New academic leadership

POSTED: August 14, 2020
Deans named for Graduate College, Honors College and Biden School


Deans named for Graduate College, Honors College and Biden School

Teaching effectively online

POSTED: August 13, 2020
Critical resources provided to UD faculty to help students succeed


Critical resources provided to UD faculty to help students succeed

NAI senior member

POSTED: August 12, 2020
National Academy of Inventors selects UD’s John Suarez for senior membership


National Academy of Inventors selects UD’s John Suarez for senior membership

Rocks and wind

POSTED: August 8, 2020
UD geology grad turns degree into job with offshore wind developer


UD geology grad turns degree into job with offshore wind developer

Engineering leader

POSTED: August 6, 2020
Ten years ago, award-winning mentor Dawn Elliott founded UD’s biomedical engineering department


Ten years ago, award-winning mentor Dawn Elliott founded UD’s biomedical engineering department

UD opens third phase of research operations

POSTED: August 5, 2020
Gradual research ramp-up continues


Gradual research ramp-up continues

PCS marketing class helps Newark restaurant

POSTED: August 4, 2020
Social Media Marketing student helps Caffé Gelato avoid layoffs


Social Media Marketing student helps Caffé Gelato avoid layoffs

Remote outreach

POSTED: August 4, 2020
UD students, professors and professionals reflect on remote teaching during COVID-19


UD students, professors and professionals reflect on remote teaching during COVID-19

Leadership and excellence

POSTED: August 1, 2020
Three UD athletes win awards from Colonial Athletic Association


Three UD athletes win awards from Colonial Athletic Association

Policing our schools

POSTED: July 28, 2020
Students found to benefit more from counselors and social workers


Students found to benefit more from counselors and social workers

Conspiracy and gender

POSTED: July 25, 2020
New study shows men are more likely than women to endorse COVID-19 conspiracies


New study shows men are more likely than women to endorse COVID-19 conspiracies

Young investigator

POSTED: July 25, 2020
Engineering professor selected for Army Research Office Young Investigator Program


Engineering professor selected for Army Research Office Young Investigator Program

Understanding marine microbes

POSTED: July 22, 2020
Research by UD Prof. Kathy Coyne advancing knowledge of microbes in multiple arenas


Research by UD Prof. Kathy Coyne advancing knowledge of microbes in multiple arenas

10 years of clean power

POSTED: July 22, 2020
Wind turbine on UD’s Lewes Campus powers research, student funding, education


Wind turbine on UD’s Lewes Campus powers research, student funding, education

Understanding microplastics in the Delaware Bay

POSTED: July 21, 2020
Delaware Sea Grant project funds ongoing research of the emerging concern


Delaware Sea Grant project funds ongoing research of the emerging concern

A month of Mars

POSTED: July 18, 2020
Three upcoming missions and related UD research aim to expand knowledge of the red planet


Three upcoming missions and related UD research aim to expand knowledge of the red planet

New 3D printing technology

POSTED: July 17, 2020
UD engineers achieve 3D printing of continuous carbon fiber


UD engineers achieve 3D printing of continuous carbon fiber

Summer Founders heads online

POSTED: July 17, 2020
Horn Entrepreneurship community rallies around student-led ventures through mentorship and philanthropy


Horn Entrepreneurship community rallies around student-led ventures through mentorship and philanthropy

Robotics on the rise

POSTED: July 17, 2020
Center for Autonomous and Robotic Systems to galvanize robotics research at UD


Center for Autonomous and Robotic Systems to galvanize robotics research at UD

Fish business

POSTED: July 16, 2020
UD student wraps up marine science major, now focusing on MBA


UD student wraps up marine science major, now focusing on MBA

Putting patients at the center of care

POSTED: July 16, 2020
UD’s Nurse Managed Primary Care Center certified as a Patient Centered Medical Home


UD’s Nurse Managed Primary Care Center certified as a Patient Centered Medical Home

Taking aim at plastic waste

POSTED: July 14, 2020
UD wins federal grant to establish Center for Plastics Innovation


UD wins federal grant to establish Center for Plastics Innovation

Compassion in her genes

POSTED: July 14, 2020
Alumna Victoria Dortenzio lives out passion for genetic counseling, helping others


Alumna Victoria Dortenzio lives out passion for genetic counseling, helping others

Deep-sea Microbes

POSTED: July 11, 2020
UD study looks at life inside and outside of seafloor hydrocarbon seeps


UD study looks at life inside and outside of seafloor hydrocarbon seeps

In the loop

POSTED: July 10, 2020
Research on unusual ocean currents could save lives, benefit industries


Research on unusual ocean currents could save lives, benefit industries

Learning about a pandemic while it happens

POSTED: July 10, 2020
UD Prof. Jen Horney teaches epidemiology during the coronavirus pandemic


UD Prof. Jen Horney teaches epidemiology during the coronavirus pandemic

Marketing professors pay it forward

POSTED: July 9, 2020
Anu Sivaraman and Suresh Sundaram offer support to students in need during coronavirus


Anu Sivaraman and Suresh Sundaram offer support to students in need during coronavirus

Charting the Earth’s course

POSTED: July 7, 2020
Don Sparks, nation’s leading researchers pinpoint investment areas for earth sciences research


Don Sparks, nation’s leading researchers pinpoint investment areas for earth sciences research

TuFF material

POSTED: July 7, 2020
Strong, lightweight material invented at UD could be industry disruptor


Strong, lightweight material invented at UD could be industry disruptor

NIIMBL grants will accelerate COVID-19 response

POSTED: July 7, 2020
Testing, training, technology in focus for pandemic response


Testing, training, technology in focus for pandemic response

Understanding city forests

POSTED: July 3, 2020
New research finds forest age, not urbanization, corresponds to invasive species prominence


New research finds forest age, not urbanization, corresponds to invasive species prominence

UD PCS helping region recover

POSTED: July 3, 2020
Scholarships, discounts and payment plans offered for in-demand programs


Scholarships, discounts and payment plans offered for in-demand programs

Ambassadors for the humanities

POSTED: July 1, 2020
Art conservation students awarded national support as ‘NEH Fellows’


Art conservation students awarded national support as ‘NEH Fellows’

A new understanding of protein movement

POSTED: June 30, 2020
UD engineers uncover role of surface diffusion in protein transport, which could aid biopharmaceutical processing


UD engineers uncover role of surface diffusion in protein transport, which could aid biopharmaceutical processing

Four Graduate College dean candidates announced

POSTED: June 30, 2020
Presentations scheduled on vision, plans for the college


Presentations scheduled on vision, plans for the college

Academic and running star

POSTED: June 27, 2020
UD's Abby Bolt earns Academic All-America honors


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Leaping Listeria

POSTED: June 26, 2020
UD researchers examine how some bacteria find ways around plant immune defenses


UD researchers examine how some bacteria find ways around plant immune defenses

12 receive General University Research grants

POSTED: June 26, 2020
Projects awarded in humanities, arts, science and engineering


Projects awarded in humanities, arts, science and engineering

Summer job search support

POSTED: June 24, 2020
UD’s Lerner Career Services Center offering virtual ‘Career Expert How To Panels’


UD’s Lerner Career Services Center offering virtual ‘Career Expert How To Panels’

UD opens second phase of research operations

POSTED: June 24, 2020
Gradual research reactivation underway


Gradual research reactivation underway

MPA students receive ICMA’s Local Government certificates

POSTED: June 22, 2020
The students served as 2019 UD Local Government Management Fellows


The students served as 2019 UD Local Government Management Fellows

Shaping the future of chemical engineering

POSTED: June 18, 2020
Professor serving on National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine committee


Professor serving on National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine committee

Enthusiastic researcher

POSTED: June 10, 2020
Doctoral candidate Casey Johnson applies innate scientific mind to combat animal disease


Doctoral candidate Casey Johnson applies innate scientific mind to combat animal disease

From Botswana to Delaware

POSTED: June 5, 2020
UD doctoral student reflects on her journey and aspirations


UD doctoral student reflects on her journey and aspirations

Measuring climate change

POSTED: June 3, 2020
UD’s Wei-Jun Cai works to characterize ocean acidification throughout coastal North America


UD’s Wei-Jun Cai works to characterize ocean acidification throughout coastal North America

Search for Graduate College dean extended

POSTED: June 1, 2020
Internal candidates may apply until June 8


Internal candidates may apply until June 8

Honoring the Class of 2020

POSTED: May 30, 2020
UD salutes this year's graduates with a unique virtual experience


UD salutes this year

Still on guard

POSTED: May 28, 2020
After campus closed due to COVID-19, Blue Hens who work as volunteer firefighters stayed behind to serve their community


After campus closed due to COVID-19, Blue Hens who work as volunteer firefighters stayed behind to serve their community

Ocean Currents summer lecture series

POSTED: May 23, 2020
UD’s College of Earth, Ocean and Environment takes Ocean Currents virtual this summer


UD’s College of Earth, Ocean and Environment takes Ocean Currents virtual this summer

The ‘hidden profession’ that saves lives

POSTED: May 23, 2020
UD alumni working at the Delaware Public Health Laboratory testing for COVID-19


UD alumni working at the Delaware Public Health Laboratory testing for COVID-19

From feeling helpless to being helpful

POSTED: May 22, 2020
Four UD alumni turn difficult situations into opportunities to help others


Four UD alumni turn difficult situations into opportunities to help others

Measuring blood damage

POSTED: May 21, 2020
UD engineer uses mechanical resistance to detect damage to red blood cells


UD engineer uses mechanical resistance to detect damage to red blood cells

NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

POSTED: May 20, 2020
14 UD students and alumni receive funding to pursue educational goals


14 UD students and alumni receive funding to pursue educational goals

Is your political reality purchased?

POSTED: May 20, 2020
UD Prof. Danilo Yanich explores TV ads, money, news and election outcomes


UD Prof. Danilo Yanich explores TV ads, money, news and election outcomes

Research reactivation

POSTED: May 19, 2020
Gradual resumption to align with state guidance


Gradual resumption to align with state guidance

Renewable energy advance

POSTED: May 19, 2020
UD researchers report new method for characterizing materials that might eventually help store energy


UD researchers report new method for characterizing materials that might eventually help store energy

UD Telehealth certificate program

POSTED: May 12, 2020
Telehealth experts weigh in on the value of telemedicine applications during COVID-19 pandemic


Telehealth experts weigh in on the value of telemedicine applications during COVID-19 pandemic

Mothers of inventors

POSTED: May 9, 2020
UD inventors weigh in on how their moms have inspired them


UD inventors weigh in on how their moms have inspired them

Forecasting urbanization

POSTED: May 9, 2020
Data science drives new maps to predict the growth of cities over next century


Data science drives new maps to predict the growth of cities over next century

Inside the belly of the horse

POSTED: May 8, 2020
Doctoral candidate Alexa Johnson goes inside the gut to investigate equine health


Doctoral candidate Alexa Johnson goes inside the gut to investigate equine health

Global marketing lessons

POSTED: May 8, 2020
Lerner and English Language Institute students collaborate on marketing lessons


Lerner and English Language Institute students collaborate on marketing lessons

Double duty

POSTED: May 7, 2020
UD music student, National Guard member plays his part in pandemic response


UD music student, National Guard member plays his part in pandemic response

How is COVID-19 impacting Delawareans?

POSTED: May 6, 2020
UD’s Disaster Research Center interviewing community to improve future response


UD’s Disaster Research Center interviewing community to improve future response

Internal search for Graduate College dean announced

POSTED: May 6, 2020
Call for nominations and applications


Call for nominations and applications

Tiny technology cleans dirty water

POSTED: May 5, 2020
Professors, alumnus develop method to destroy explosives in wastewater


Professors, alumnus develop method to destroy explosives in wastewater

Public policy career advice

POSTED: May 4, 2020
Biden Institute helps students with virtual professional development workshops


Biden Institute helps students with virtual professional development workshops

Caring for family treasures

POSTED: May 2, 2020
UD students offer tips for those finding comfort, connection in personal items


UD students offer tips for those finding comfort, connection in personal items

Shear-Thickening Fluid

POSTED: May 2, 2020
UD technology feeds new athletic wear, flies outside International Space Station


UD technology feeds new athletic wear, flies outside International Space Station

Art history research in Rome

POSTED: May 2, 2020
UD grad student Hannah Segrave studying theme that spans centuries


UD grad student Hannah Segrave studying theme that spans centuries

Improving teacher diversity

POSTED: May 1, 2020
Black and Latino boys reveal what they need in male teachers of color


Black and Latino boys reveal what they need in male teachers of color

Lab School shifts to virtual learning

POSTED: April 30, 2020
Serving children ages six months to six years, the Lab School helps UD students learn to teach


Serving children ages six months to six years, the Lab School helps UD students learn to teach

Talent matters for school turnaround plans

POSTED: April 25, 2020
UD’s Gary Henry leads research showing importance of hiring and retaining great educators


UD’s Gary Henry leads research showing importance of hiring and retaining great educators

The virtual campus visit

POSTED: April 24, 2020
Prospective and admitted students connect with UD online


Prospective and admitted students connect with UD online

Earth Day mapathon

POSTED: April 22, 2020
Students organize online mapathon to help Malawi


Students organize online mapathon to help Malawi

Earth Day 2020

POSTED: April 22, 2020
On the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, UD scientists share their views of the planet's health


On the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, UD scientists share their views of the planet

Sustainable energy advocate

POSTED: April 22, 2020
DENIN Environmental Fellow Robert Ddamulira inspired by grandmother in Uganda


DENIN Environmental Fellow Robert Ddamulira inspired by grandmother in Uganda

Predicting explosives degradation

POSTED: April 22, 2020
DENIN Fellow Jimmy Murillo-Gelvez learned about UD from a professor in Colombia


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