Connecting D.C. and the First State's Flagship

The University of Delaware's Washington, D.C. office directly serves UD administration, faculty and staff as the University's liaison to the federal government. Working with Congress, the Administration, federal agencies, and national organizations, the Office of Federal Relations advocates for the University and its missions in education, research and outreach. By leveraging expert resources from campus, our Washington office works to significantly elevate the visibility and impact of the University in the nation's capital.

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New Director of government relations

Rick Deadwyler Jr. worked for the past eight years as the state affairs manager for DuPont Government Affairs' U.S. Mid-Atlantic Region.

State of the University

With alumni returning to campus for a record-setting weekend, UD President Harker delivered a state of University address

DSBTDC Annual Report

Learn about the SBTDC's substantial contributions to Delaware's economy and to the well-being of its citizens in the center's new annual report.

164th Commencement

Happy families and friends celebrated accomplishments at the 164th Commencement exercises on May 25. Global humanitarian Paul Farmer told graduates that empathy can work with reasoning to alleviate human suffering at home and around the world.

Delaware Bay horseshoe crab partnership

A team of UD researchers partnered with scientists, government, a private corporation and the commercial fisheries industry to develop a new alternative bait product that will help reduce the number of horeshoe crabs harvested from the Delaware Bay.


This exciting magazine showcases the discoveries, inventions and excellence of UD's faculty, staff and students. Our latest issue highlights the arts and humanities research under way across the UD campus, with local to global impacts.


Connect with an expert in hundreds of subjects via a searchable site with biographies and contact information.


Join UD at the nation's largest celebration of science and engineering. Visit our booths at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. April 28-29.