Research Opportunities

Undergraduate Research Opportunities

Research is required for the B.S. Degree in both Chemistry and Biochemistry. Research is most frequently done during the summer of the junior year either at UD or at other institutions. Research students receive a stipend for work and often also room and board. Students frequently present their research at professional meetings.

Below are some of the recent research positions our students have held:

2019
University of Dallas
UC San Francisco
City College of New York
Northwestern University
Texas Christian University
UT Southwestern
University of Virginia Medical School
Houston Methodist Research Institute
AbbVie Pharmaceuticals
Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, France

 
2018
University of Dallas
Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, France
Wright State University
Johns Hopkins University
University of North Texas
U.S. Army Center for Environmental Health Research
University of Massachusetts Amherst

 
2017
University of Dallas
AbbVie Labs
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Purdue University
University of Miami
University of Cincinnati

 2016
University of Dallas
Universidad de Valladolid, Spain
University of New Orleans Advanced Materials Research Institute
UT Southwestern Medical Center

 2015
University of Dallas
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Texas State University (San Marcos)
University of Oklahoma
Washington State University
Emory University School of Medicine
Georgetown University
University of Nebraska
AbbVie Pharmaceuticals
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

 2014

Baylor College of Medicine
Kansas State University
Forschungszentrum Jlich, Germany
Virginia Commonwealth University
Rice University
University of Texas at Dallas
University of Dallas/University of Kentucky
University of Dallas
2013
Abbott Laboratories
Massachusetts Institute of Technology\University of Dallas
University of Illinois
University of Kln, Germany
University of Texas at Austin
 

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Professors Awarded NEH Grant to Support Writing Programs

Chair and Associate Professor of English Debra Romanick Baldwin, Ph.D., and Professor of Physics and recent Interim Dean of Constantin College Sally Hicks, Ph.D., have secured a $299,078 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to support writing instruction at UD for the fall 2020 semester.

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You Can Do What with a (Spanish) Degree?

His first step was to enroll in physician’s assistant school at Baylor’s College of Medicine, a career trajectory to which he had aspired since his early childhood. Nowadays, Jonathan Cunningham, BA ’17, is dedicated to the vocational pursuit of comfort and healing at MD Anderson in Houston, among the largest cancer treatment centers in the U.S., where he was once a chemotherapy patient himself.

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History Alumnus Heads National Catholic Bioethics Center

During his Rome semester in 1991, Joseph Meaney, BA '93, with his friends (now Father) Kevin Cook, BA '94, and (now Texas State Representative and UD Trustee) Tan Parker, BA '93, attended a private Mass with Pope St. John Paul II. Several weeks earlier, they had hand-delivered a letter to the Swiss Guards outside St. Peter's requesting the Mass and including their contact information; at last, they'd received the phone call instructing them to be at the Bronze Gates at 5 a.m.

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