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The unprecedented hardships of 2020 also brought out the best of the University of Delaware and shined a spotlight on the indomitable spirit of students, faculty and staff, who adapted quickly to the pandemic’s new realities while staying committed to UD’s values and mission.

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A Year in Review at UD: youtube.com/watch?v=Sz2bby2vJ_w

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As a leader in research and scholarship, the University of Delaware is one of the most popular universities in the U.S. With renowned faculty and academics —including
top-ranked programs in physical therapy, chemical engineering, education, business, public affairs and clinical psychology—UD attracts ambitious students and helps them go on to great things. 

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for the UD community

Return to campus: It's been a challenging year, but we're ready for a fresh start in 2021 with more face-to-face classes, more students living in residence halls, and more on-campus activities.


A Robotics Revolution

Researchers at UD are leveraging robotic systems to gain traction on tough problems. Learn how they are driving forward transformative solutions in agriculture, precision medicine, healthcare, cybersecurity, marine ecology and more.

Panos Artemiadis

Robots these days: Panos Artemiadis has been working on “brain-swarm” research that allows humans to control the collective behavior of robotic devices with brainpower alone.

Sambeeta Das

Microbots: Sambeeta Das’ dream is to develop self-driving microbots that would act like “helper bees,” working with engineered stem cells, actually doing nano surgery at the cellular level to create artificial organs and fill a dire need.

Jennifer Semrau

Advancing stroke recovery: Stroke is a leading cause of long-term disability, but UD Professor Jennifer Semrau is working to change that. With the help of a robot, she’s uncovering a critical sixth sense that gets sidelined with stroke.


Katherine Hudson

Antarctic food webs: Matthew Oliver and Katherine Hudson think that some biological hotspots in Antarctica may operate less like local farms and more like grocery stores. If they are correct, it could provide new information about how this ecosystem will be affected under climate change.

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A.R. Siders: youtube.com/watch?v=3hQ8CspOGbs


Disaster Research Center

A.R. Siders studies climate change adaptation and managed retreat – a set of options for communities to avoid building or living near areas that are vulnerable to sea level rise or flood hazards. Ultimately, her goal is to use research to inform policy change and provide guidance to homeowners so they can make the best decision regarding relocation.

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One Fund. One Purpose. One Blue Hen Community.


When Blue Hens face challenges, we face them together. Join fellow Blue Hens in supporting UD students suffering hardships as a result of the pandemic.