The University of Delaware has been recognized by the NSF for its leadership undergraduate research. The University of Delaware is one of only 10 institutions nationwide, selected from a pool of over 100 universities, to receive a three-year award recognizing "bold leadership," producing "meaningful results" in the integration of research and education.
The University of Delaware has been awarded a four-year grant by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) to support undergraduate biology education. The grant will help the University of Delaware “address the challenges of a rapidly changing and increasingly interdisciplinary science” bringing scientific disciplines such as genomics and computational biology into the undergraduate curriculum and supporting programs that encourage graduate students and postdoctoral fellows to hone their teaching skills.
UD’s Network of Undergraduate Collaborative Learning Experiences for Underrepresented Scholars (NUCLEUS) Program and its research partnership with students from Delaware State and Lincoln universities brings emerging and encourage minorities to pursue careers in science.