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 are professional meetings.

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

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

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

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


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
Abbott Laboratories

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
University of Dallas
University of Illinois
University of Kln, Germany
University of Texas at Austin



2018 Galbraith Lecture Explores 'Dante and Liturgical Time'

As we age, most of us ask ourselves, where has the time gone? Borrowing text from UD's Core curriculum, this spring semester's Galbraith Lecture will explore the difference between our own perception of time, and how the philosopher-poet Dante Alighieri viewed mankind's immortal clock, steeped in Scripture and in life.

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UD Presents: 'Dwelling: Paintings by Peter Ligon and Layla Luna'

The Beatrice M. Haggerty Gallery is pleased to announce an upcoming exhibition featuring two Dallas/Fort Worth area artists, Peter Ligon and Layla Luna, who articulate the architectural styling of dwelling spaces in their paintings. Both artists will give presentations at an opening reception on Friday, March 23, at 5:30 p.m. in the Haggar Art History Auditorium located in the Haggerty Art Village on the University of Dallas’ Irving campus.

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Politics Major Empowers Youth, Shares Story Through Theater

Although she herself is not able to vote, Liz Magallanes, BA '18, works to make voting possible for other people. She first got involved with the organization Mi Familia Vota in 2014 and has been contributing to their endeavors ever since, including working with high school students in Dallas ISD. Additionally, she recently had a role in the play "Deferred Action."

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