HHMI Undergraduate Biological Sciences Education Program
In the News
Transformation of Undergraduate Biology Education
HHMI Awards $91.1 Million
for Undergraduate Science Education at 58 Universities
16 September 1998 - HHMI Press Release
Undergraduate Researchers. by
17 September 1998 - University of Delaware UpDate, Vol 18(3) p1-2.
Gets $1.6 Million. by Carlos
18 September 1998 - University of Delaware, The Review, Vol 125(5) pA4.
Undergraduate Discovery. by
Active Learning at Delaware. by Ginger Pinholster
HHMI Award at Work. by Ginger Pinhoslster
Winter 1998 - University of Delaware, Messenger, Vol 8(1) p13.
Students Find Their NUCLEUS, by Kyle Belz
23 February 1999 - University of Delaware, The Review, Vol 125(34) pA6.
Dinner for NUCLEUS Program Held, by Kyle Belz
26 February 1999 - University of Delaware, The Review, Vol 125(35) pA7.
Investigates Heart Disease, by Barbara Garrison
23 September 1999 - University of Delaware UpDate, Vol 19(4)
Coordinator Shares Her Enthusiasm for Program, by Sue Moncure
21 October 1999 - University of Delaware UpDate, Vol 19(8) p4.
Lectures Discuss Science Education in Schools
2 March 2000 - University of Delaware UpDate, Vol 19(22) p8.
Lambda Delta announces awards
8 March 2000 - University of Delaware Press Release
Seniors Receive Annual Alumni Recognition
10 May 2000 - University of Delaware UpDate, Vol 19(30).
[Dan Dries was an HHMI Undergraduate Research Scholar]
24 August 2000 - University of Delaware UpDate, Vol 19 (38).
Learn: Undergraduates Explore New Ways to Understand Science,
by Susan Perry, HHMI Bulletin 13(1), 24 - 29 (July 2000).
Hughes Institute supports science education seminars,
18 January 2001 - University of Delaware UpDate, Vol 20(9), 9.
from Ukraine publishes work on DNA research, by Sue
15 March 2001 - University of Delaware UpDate, Vol 20(12), 10.
[Eugene Antipov is an HHMI Undergraduate Research Scholar]
students honored, by Mandy Tust
13 April 2001 - University of Delaware Review, Vol 127(44), 10.[Six HHMI-sponsored undergraduate research
student present posters at the Experimental Biology Meetings in Orlando, FL.]
Six Undergrauates present
research at national meeting, by Barbara Garrison
3 May 2001 - University of Delaware UpDate, Vol 20(15), 9.
Poster Competition a Big Success,
ASBMB News - June/July 2001 Vol X(3), 1,7-8.
UD Science Graduates Awarded
NSF Graduate Fellowships, by Barbara Garrison
(Three of the awardees, LaPorte, Paulson, and Simons, are former HHMI undergraduate research students.)
19 July 2001 - University of Delaware UpDate, Vol 20(18), 4.
Summer undergraduate research
symposium hosts mock poster session,
by Barbara Garrison
16 August 2001 - University of Delaware UpDate, Vol 20(19), 13.
Big Payoffs from College Students' Research, by Jennifer Donovan
(Michael Usher's experience at national meetings noted)
HHMI Bulletin, 15(1), 39 (March 2002)
Reprinted ASBMB Today 1(2), 20 & 22 (2002).
win top honors at Experimental Biology Meeting
by Barbara Garrison UDaily May 2, 2002
See also, Undergraduate Poster Competition Draws Outstanding Entries. ASBMB Today 1 (3), 14-15, (2002)
chemistry students honored
(HHMI Scholars Valerie Dzubeck and Allison Olszewski among those honored.)
UDaily May 3, 2002
UD $1.7 million grant for biology education by Neil Thomas
A new four-year grant from HHMI is announced.
UDaily July 9, 2002, UpDate September 22(1), page 2
Top Honors: UD Students
Suzanne Biehn and Justin DiAngelo Awarded First Prizes at National
Biology Meeting, by Barbara Garrison
Report on ASBMB Poster Session at Experimental Biology Meetings in New Orleans in April
UpDate June-July 2002, 21(7), page 15
international PBL conference to help shape future of education,
by Cornelia Weil
HHMI Undergraduate Program Director is coorganizer of international PBL conference
UpDate June-July 2002, 21(7)
UD's Nobel Laureate to Speak at Undergraduate Research Symposium
UDaily July 16, 2002
Nathans addresses UD research symposium
Photo and note on Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium
UDaily August 12, 2002
enticed into research with new pilot program
HHMI Undergraduate Program initiates an analytical chemistry course for high school students as part of its outreach initiative.
UDaily August 28, 2002
UD instructional techniques highlighted in national
HHMI support for the problem-based learning effort acknowledged
UpDate September 22(1), page 11
Diversity efforts will expand at UD
UDDaily April 16, 2003
University opens minority programs to all
The Review April 18, 2003
NUCLEUS, Bridges programs revamped
The Review April 25, 2003
The Winners: Undergraduate Poster Competition
Four University of Delaware undergraduate researchers receive recognition at a national meeting in San Diego.
ASBMB Today, May 2003, p 10-11
Summer program enriches undergrad research experience
News item on the summer undergraduate research enrichment program and student who went to the San Diego meeting.
UDaily June 27, 2003
College-level chemistry program whets high school students'
taste for laboratory research
News item on the HHMI outreach program run by Dr. Tom Beebe.
UDaily August 15, 2003
9 Undergrads conduct HHMI-funded Research
Announcement of the HHMI Winter Scholars
UDaily January 27, 2004
Undergraduate researcher takes top national prize
By Kathryn Canavan
Amanda Peters receives a first place award for her poster at the annual ASBMB Meetings in Boston
UDaily June 28, 2004
Summer research symposium sets record
By Barbara Garison
At total of 94 students present posters of talks at Undergraduate Research Symposium
UDaily August 23, 2004
Four in a Row for Delaware At Undergraduate Poster
One or more University of Delaware students have been first place winners for the past four years in the Undergraduate
Poster Competition sponsored by the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at their annual national
ASBMB Today 3(5), 20, August 2004
Students Present Research at National Conference
Minority students in UD’s Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) NUCLEUS Program and the National Institutes of Health Bridges to the Baccalaureate Program presented posters of their research at the annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS) held in Dallas, Nov. 10-13
UDaily December 9, 2004.
Delaware Shaped Legacy of "Aviator"
Article in local paper about the legal battles in Delaware that helped establish HHMI.
Wilmington News Journal February 12, 2005 by Ted Griffith
Local student benefits from Hughes program
Letter to the Editor about HHMI support of local student, Jake LaPorte, in response to preceding article.Opening Doors to Success in Science
Wilmington News Journal, February 18, 2005 by Maureen LaPorte
Article about the HHMI NUCLEUS ProgramUD student, alumna make NIH presentations
The Messenger 13(2) p35 (2005) by Ann Manser
Nicole Barkley and Janelle Green participate in the Minority Trainee Research Forum at NIH.
UDaily March 24, 2005 by Becca Hutchinson
3 students awarded Goldwater Scholarships
James Parris and Agata Bielska, junior biochemistry majors whose undergraduate research and travel to national conferences has been supported by HHMI, are two of a record three Goldwater Scholarships awarded this year to UD students.
UDaily April 8, 2005 by Martin Mbugua
2 seniors win med tech scholarships
Claire Zelinskas and Apoorva Srivastava, undergraduate research students supported by HHMI, have recieved medical technbolgy scholarships.
UDaily April 12, 2005 by Sue Moncure
Undergrads Present Research at National Meeting
Twelve undergraduate students presented posters at the Experimental Biology Meetings in San Diego. The trip was organized by the HHMI Undergraduate Science Education Program at the University of Delaware.
UDaily April 15 2005
UD student chemists take top ISCC honor
Five HHMI supported undergraduate research students presented talks at the 69th Intercollegiate Student Chemists' Conference. Matt Roberts and Heather Egolf-Fox came away with awards in their respective divisions.
UDaily April 21, 2005
Undergrads present research at CAA Conference
Sarah Redding, an HHMI-supported student, was among 12 UD students who presented their undergraduate research at the Collonial Athletic Association conference at Hofstra University. NUCLEUS program participants, Dyesha Dwight and Jared Ali, also presented their research.From Nigeria to Newark - Its been a trip for a UD Senior
UDaily April 22, 2005
Jumy Fadugba, BS Biochemistry '05, HHMI Undergraduate Research Scholar, and member of NUCLEUS, gets full scholarship to Vanderbilt Medical School.Sigma Xi Honors Seniors for Research
UDaily May 28, 2005
Matthew Roberts, Amanda Peters, and Alison Wojcik, HHMI Undergraduate Research Scholars were among the five graduatinmg seniors regognized by Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Society, for their Undergraduate honors theses.Junior to do Muscular Dystrophy Research
UDaily June 1, 2005
Shaila Parker, a junior biochemistry major in the NUCLEUS program, will work in the laboratory of HHMI Investigator Louis Kunkel at Children's Hospital in Boston Massachusetts as part of the HHMI EXROP program.4 Faculty Win Top A&S Awards
UDaily June 1, 2005
Professor Hal White, Director of the HHMI Undergraduate Science Education Program received the 2005 Excellence in Teaching Award in the College of Arts and Sciences.
UDaily 13 June 2005
Report on the fifth annual, HHMI-sponsored Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium held August 10 that had 97 student presenters.
UDaily August 23, 2005
Prof. David Usher, Assistant Director of the HHMI Undergraduate Science Education Program, received national recognition for his efforts to promote access to science among underrepresented minorities in the sciences.Undergrads recognized for research
UDaily September 23, 2005
Three NUCLEUS students, Nicole Barkley, Andrew Farach, and Shaila Parker, presented and won awards at UMBC Undergraduate Research Symposium on October 15.Two UD Students Win Marshall Scholarships
UDaily October 28, 2005
James Parris, a HHMI-supported student, was one of two UD students selected for a prestigious Marshal Scholarship.2006 News
UDaily November 29, 2005