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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

New AAAS Fellows

POSTED: November 24, 2020
University of Delaware Professors Kristi Kiick, Eric Furst honored for scientific contributions


University of Delaware Professors Kristi Kiick, Eric Furst honored for scientific contributions

Targeting drug-resistant cancers

POSTED: November 23, 2020
UD’s Singh and collaborators find vulnerable stages in stubborn cancer cells


UD’s Singh and collaborators find vulnerable stages in stubborn cancer cells

NIH funds UD research

POSTED: November 21, 2020
UD’s COBRE Center to add five investigators with five-year $11 million grant extension


UD’s COBRE Center to add five investigators with five-year $11 million grant extension

Highly cited researchers

POSTED: November 19, 2020
Seven UD professors named to 2020 global list


Seven UD professors named to 2020 global list

Plants feel stress, too

POSTED: November 18, 2020
UD researchers identify gene that regulates how plants respond to stress


UD researchers identify gene that regulates how plants respond to stress

Teaching, technology and teacher education

POSTED: November 17, 2020
UD professors share resources and success stories to support teachers engaged in online instruction


UD professors share resources and success stories to support teachers engaged in online instruction

Threatened mangroves

POSTED: November 14, 2020
Study shows mangrove forests are threatened by sea level rise, lack of sediment and human activity


Study shows mangrove forests are threatened by sea level rise, lack of sediment and human activity

Rice fights back

POSTED: November 14, 2020
Fueled by faculty support, undergraduate researchers investigate rice’s ability to combat plant stressors


Fueled by faculty support, undergraduate researchers investigate rice’s ability to combat plant stressors

Milk is trending

POSTED: November 13, 2020
UD’s Brandon McFadden analyzes who is switching from dairy to plant-based beverages


UD’s Brandon McFadden analyzes who is switching from dairy to plant-based beverages

Quantum dots and classic rock

POSTED: November 12, 2020
Engineering doctoral student recognized


Engineering doctoral student recognized

COVID shutdown effect on air quality mixed

POSTED: November 12, 2020
Reports of bluer skies tested by atmospheric scientist


Reports of bluer skies tested by atmospheric scientist

Increasing the visibility of Black scientists

POSTED: November 11, 2020
Doctoral student Kayla Seymore co-founds Black Biomechanists Association to diversify the field


Doctoral student Kayla Seymore co-founds Black Biomechanists Association to diversify the field

Children’s vulnerability to disasters

POSTED: November 11, 2020
UD’s Ahsanuzzaman examines impact of extreme climate events on children’s health, economic outlook


UD’s Ahsanuzzaman examines impact of extreme climate events on children’s health, economic outlook

Fighting coronavirus misinformation

POSTED: November 7, 2020
New studies offer suggestions for combatting conspiracy theories, stereotypes


New studies offer suggestions for combatting conspiracy theories, stereotypes

Mental health strained by disaster

POSTED: November 7, 2020
Suicide rates increase after disasters strike, UD researcher finds


Suicide rates increase after disasters strike, UD researcher finds

Create your dream career

POSTED: November 6, 2020
DENIN workshop will help participants with skills and tips for career building your career


DENIN workshop will help participants with skills and tips for career building your career

Investigating Parsons Island

POSTED: November 6, 2020
UD grad student and research team investigates archeology, geology of Chesapeake Bay island


UD grad student and research team investigates archeology, geology of Chesapeake Bay island

Collaboration is the best medicine

POSTED: November 6, 2020
UD alum David Elkins explains how partnerships spark innovation in the pharmaceutical industry


UD alum David Elkins explains how partnerships spark innovation in the pharmaceutical industry

Hormone differences

POSTED: November 5, 2020
UD researcher studies how birth experience shapes development


UD researcher studies how birth experience shapes development

Learn about the Nobel Prize winners

POSTED: November 5, 2020
UD faculty experts to explain this year’s prize-winning work on Nov. 9-10


UD faculty experts to explain this year’s prize-winning work on Nov. 9-10

Healing chronic wounds

POSTED: November 3, 2020
Prof. Millie Sullivan receives Fulbright Award to study gene therapies promoting wound healing at University of Melbourne


Prof. Millie Sullivan receives Fulbright Award to study gene therapies promoting wound healing at University of Melbourne

Environmental leaders in the making

POSTED: October 31, 2020
Delaware Environmental Institute announces new graduate fellows


Delaware Environmental Institute announces new graduate fellows

Health sciences classes on campus

POSTED: October 29, 2020
Some health sciences skills must be learned in-person, but coronavirus safety measures are in place


Some health sciences skills must be learned in-person, but coronavirus safety measures are in place

UD students rank high in civic engagement

POSTED: October 29, 2020
Campus organizations competed to register new voters


Campus organizations competed to register new voters

7 pumpkin essentials

POSTED: October 28, 2020
Cindy Ott, UD professor of history and pumpkin expert, dishes on America’s favorite fall gourd


Cindy Ott, UD professor of history and pumpkin expert, dishes on America’s favorite fall gourd

Preserving tributes, history

POSTED: October 28, 2020
Intern helps care for objects left at site of George Floyd Memorial


Intern helps care for objects left at site of George Floyd Memorial

Story time during the pandemic

POSTED: October 27, 2020
New study shows benefits of reading to children over video chat


New study shows benefits of reading to children over video chat

Spooky effects of COVID-19 on Halloween

POSTED: October 27, 2020
UD study quantifies likely impact on candy buying and trick-or-treating


UD study quantifies likely impact on candy buying and trick-or-treating

Winter Session 2021

POSTED: October 27, 2020
Students encouraged to register for winter classes


Students encouraged to register for winter classes

New perspectives on Newark

POSTED: October 24, 2020
UD’s Biden School team produces interactive map of Newark’s public art inventory


UD’s Biden School team produces interactive map of Newark’s public art inventory

‘Troubling care’ in the NICU

POSTED: October 24, 2020
UD’s Lindsay Naylor examines care practices in neonatal intensive care unit


UD’s Lindsay Naylor examines care practices in neonatal intensive care unit

Remove dam, help fish

POSTED: October 23, 2020
UD researchers find removal of Brandywine Creek dam opened habitat for American Shad


UD researchers find removal of Brandywine Creek dam opened habitat for American Shad

Thinking About A Graduate Degree in Engineering?

POSTED: October 22, 2020
An information session will be held on Oct. 27


An information session will be held on Oct. 27

Signs of life on Venus?

POSTED: October 22, 2020
UD professors from astronomy, international relations and psychology say what this means for earthlings


UD professors from astronomy, international relations and psychology say what this means for earthlings

Inside Ebola

POSTED: October 21, 2020
UD researchers investigate therapeutic targets


UD researchers investigate therapeutic targets

Etched in stone, 2020 high achievers

POSTED: October 21, 2020
Standout alumni are honored with awards at UD


Standout alumni are honored with awards at UD

Halting the hogs

POSTED: October 21, 2020
UD research highlights the importance of community coordination when combatting spread of destructive feral hogs


UD research highlights the importance of community coordination when combatting spread of destructive feral hogs

Smarter models, smarter choices

POSTED: October 20, 2020
UD’s Vlachos and Lansford develop high-confidence approach for artificial intelligence-based models


UD’s Vlachos and Lansford develop high-confidence approach for artificial intelligence-based models

Ducks on the decline

POSTED: October 17, 2020
Wildlife ecology graduate student Amanda Hoyt investigates American black duck survival


Wildlife ecology graduate student Amanda Hoyt investigates American black duck survival

A cosmic kink

POSTED: October 16, 2020
New feature found in energy spectrum of Universe’s most powerful particles


New feature found in energy spectrum of Universe’s most powerful particles

Thinking About Earning Your MBA this Spring?

POSTED: October 16, 2020
Join Us For Wednesday Virtual MBA Drop-In Sessions


Join Us For Wednesday Virtual MBA Drop-In Sessions

Conserving the curriculum

POSTED: October 14, 2020
UD’s art conservation team finds creative ways to teach during COVID-19


UD’s art conservation team finds creative ways to teach during COVID-19

Force of nature

POSTED: October 10, 2020
UD researcher Covel McDermot studies red maples in urban forests


UD researcher Covel McDermot studies red maples in urban forests

Designs for better living

POSTED: October 9, 2020
UD’s Ashley Pigford creates assistive devices for those with special needs


UD’s Ashley Pigford creates assistive devices for those with special needs

Mapping bird migration

POSTED: October 8, 2020
New metric may redefine land management along migratory routes


New metric may redefine land management along migratory routes

New drug carrier systems

POSTED: October 8, 2020
UD researchers advance drug delivery systems to treat connective tissue disorders


UD researchers advance drug delivery systems to treat connective tissue disorders

Housing as a human right

POSTED: October 3, 2020
UD professor shares her work on the U.S. affordable housing crisis


UD professor shares her work on the U.S. affordable housing crisis

Saltwater intrusion

POSTED: October 2, 2020
UD’s Holly Michael leads multi-institutional research to understand the impact on critical coastal zones


UD’s Holly Michael leads multi-institutional research to understand the impact on critical coastal zones

Ahead of the curve in hospitality analytics

POSTED: October 2, 2020
UD’s Lerner students among the first to earn new analytics certification


UD’s Lerner students among the first to earn new analytics certification

Akilah Alleyne’s UD student journey

POSTED: October 1, 2020
Baltimore native embraces First State’s networking opportunities and says, ‘Get involved


Baltimore native embraces First State’s networking opportunities and says, ‘Get involved

UD nursing students help with campus testing

POSTED: September 30, 2020
Volunteering to help with COVID-19 testing, nursing students get clinical experience


Volunteering to help with COVID-19 testing, nursing students get clinical experience

Advancing carbon dioxide catalysis

POSTED: September 26, 2020
Engineering professor receives major Department of Energy grants


Engineering professor receives major Department of Energy grants

Water cycle concerns

POSTED: September 25, 2020
World leading scientists put a spotlight on the risks of homogenization of the terrestrial water cycle


World leading scientists put a spotlight on the risks of homogenization of the terrestrial water cycle

Research and life

POSTED: September 25, 2020
Blogging scientist N’Dea Irvin-Choy designs nanoparticles to protect expectant mothers and their babies


Blogging scientist N’Dea Irvin-Choy designs nanoparticles to protect expectant mothers and their babies

Hackers and corporate social responsibility

POSTED: September 24, 2020
New research by UD’s John D’Arcy explores hackers’ motivations


New research by UD’s John D’Arcy explores hackers’ motivations

Healthcare Theatre

POSTED: September 24, 2020
Telehealth, in-person COVID-19 scenarios help train future healthcare professionals


Telehealth, in-person COVID-19 scenarios help train future healthcare professionals

More power from the sun

POSTED: September 24, 2020
New solar-cell design shows potential for increased efficiency


New solar-cell design shows potential for increased efficiency

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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