Research Opportunities

Research Opportunities

Student research opportunities away from UD

Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Sites:

Physics Sites

Astronomical Sciences Sites

Engineering Sites

Other Physics Opportunities:

DOE Summer Undergraduate Laboratory Internships

Argonne National Laboratory

Brookhaven National Laboratory

Argonne National Laboratory SURE Program

Oak Ridge National Laboratory 

Oak Ridge National Laboratory Internships

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Global Change Research

Medical Physics:

The American Association of Physicists in Medicine

Assorted Other Programs and Links:

Pathway to Science Summer Programs

Resources for Undergraduates in Physics and Astronomy

MIT Lincoln Laboratory

Caltech MURF Program

NIST SURF at Gaitersburg

NIST SURF at Boulder, CO

Society of Physics Students Suggestions 

 Student research opportunities at UD

Research with Dr. Hicks

Dr. Hicks studies neutron elastic and inelastic scattering and nuclear structure. Contact Dr. Hicks

Research with Dr. Moldenhauer

Dr. Moldenhauer studies computational and theoretical cosmology. Contact Dr. Moldenhauer

 Research with Dr. Olenick

Dr. Olenick studies exoplanets and binary star systems. Contact Dr. Olenick -


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'

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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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