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Agriculture, Science and Technology educates future scientists while helping the community.

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<p>From left are Dr. Dyremple Marsh, Dr. Francine Edwards and Dr. Marshá Horton.</p>
New College Structure and Deans Announced

Colleges will be formally established July 1

<p>Dr. Vita Pickrum (center) receives the Tree Campus USA renewal designation on behalf of DSU from Dr. Michael Valenti, Delaware state forester. They are flanked by other DSU officials and Roteract and Interact student organizations.</p>
DSU Celebrates Earth Day, Tree Campus USA designation

DSU celebrates Earth Day, Tree Campus USA designation.

<p>Holly Miller, a biological science graduate students, explains her research poster on the detection of nuclear and cytoplasmic protein and the protein interaction of the CD44 intracytoplasmic domain with RUNX2 by proximity ligation assay.</p>
2018 DSU Research Day held

DSU Research Day held April 20

<p>(L-r) Dr. Marikis Alverez, Dr. Samuel Besong, Dean Dyremple Marsh, Provost Tony Allen, Gov. Cornel Rasanga, along with his delegation, Walter Okello, Charles Ogada, Hon. Nick Ochula, Pauline Precious and Anthony Omondi.</p>
Kenyan delegation visits DSU

Kenyan delegation visits DSU

Woodland Workshop Series - Selecting and Harvesting Firewood

Do you know which trees to harvest and which to let grow? This workshop will offer techniques for harvesting and selecting firewood for sale. A Delaware Forest Service representative will lead the class. 

Woodland Workshop Series - Tree Pruning

Learn the importance of proper tree trimming. The first half of class will focus on how to make a proper cut; the second half will be an outdoor demonstration. Mr. Richard Pratt, ISA certified arborist, will lead the class. 

Exploring Agriculture and Life Sciences: Introducing New Careers

College of Agriculture, Science and Technology recruitment initiative.

Woodland Workshop Series - Wilderness At Home: How to create the perfect wildlife habitat in your own backyard

Want to build a haven for wildlife? Put away the lawn mower! You could make your backyard into the perfect habitat for a wide variety of native species and even create wildlife corridors. Abigail Barenblitt will lead the class.

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1.2 million
Opportunities in Ag & STEM related Fields
$62,910
Median Wage for Entry-Level Ag & STEM Graduates
15%
U.S. Job Growth in Ag & STEM Related Fields

Experience Ghana

Experience Ghana

For four years and counting, the Department of Agriculture and Related Sciences has sponsored a trip to Ghana. The inspiration of the experience has expanded beyond our department.

DSU Small Farms

DSU Small Farms

The Small Farms Program aims to provide small and limited resource farmers in the community with new opportunities. One of our projects includes a study on the benefits of drying and storing pole lima beans for the upcoming season.

A DSU Legacy

Dr. Ulysses S. Washington, Jr.

Dr. Ulysses S. Washington, Jr. began his tenure at Delaware State College in 1949 and his legacy continues to influence future scientists and extend research-based knowledge to Delawareans.

Research & Capabilities

The scope of faculty research ranges from molecular investigations in genomics to organismal research in plant and animal sciences; from ecosystem microcosm studies of pond water to food and nutrition sciences to fashion merchandising; and from habitat restoration to population biology and the tracking of songbirds, bats, marine and freshwater fish and shellfish.

Agricultural Research

Agricultural Research

Learn more about plant and soil research conducted on our 13-acre Aquaculture Research and Demonstration Facility. The facility also supports research in aquaculture, fisheries and outreach.

Natural Resources Research

Natural Resources Research

Learn more about our fisheries, environmental and wildlife research.

  • Environmental Cooperative Science Center  
  • Living Marine Resource Cooperative Science Center

Food, Nutrition and Dietetic Research

Food, Nutrition, and Dietetic Research

Learn more about how food and nutrition play a large role in your life.

  • The Value and Conservation of Bats  
  • Sweet Potato as an Alternative Agricultural Enterprise in Delaware

Cooperative Extension

Cooperative Extension

The Cooperative Extension Program at DSU preserves the 1890 land-grant legacy of outreach education in Delaware by targeting diverse audiences, with special emphasis on those with limited resources, to help them improve their quality of life.

Biomedical Research

Biomedical Research

Biomedical research at DSU, a collaborative and interdisciplinary endeavor, is primarily at the molecular, cellular and biochemical level and is focused on neuroscience, cancer biology and virology, biomedical imaging, and bioinformatics and computational biology.

Computational Intelligence and Applications in Mathematics

Computational Intelligence is a growing field of interest at DSU. Recent work involves the development and analysis of algorit

Computational Intelligence is a growing field of interest at DSU. Recent work involves the development and analysis of algorithms, computational geometry, medical images, machine intelligence and video surveillance.

Material Science and Renewable Energy

Material Science and Renewable Energy

When molecular engineering and clever processing are synergistically coupled, it allows the chemist to tailor complex hybrid systems that intersect the fields of materials chemistry and renewable energy.

Optical Science Center for Applied Research (OSCAR)

Optical Science Center for Applied Research (OSCAR)

The main goal of OSCAR is to promote multidisciplinary research and education in optics and related fields of physics, chemistry, engineering, computer science, mathematics and biology.

Student Opportunities & Scholarships

We admit many types of students into the DSU family, each with their own unique goals and aspirations. To help our students meet their needs, we have various opportunities for students to get involved with activities specific to their chosen field.

Early Childhood Laboratory School

This is an opportunity to learn from experience what is best for early childhood education, for both educators and parents/guardians.

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CAST Clubs

Clubs are a great way to get involved with your college and build your resume.

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Student Scholarships

There are various scholarships available for students.

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Applied Mathematics Research Center

The Applied Mathematics Research Center (AMRC) was created as a research environment where multidisciplinary groups come together to solve applied mathematics problems in the military and other areas.

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Optical Science Center for Applied Research (OSCAR)

Optical science is the main goal research focus of OSCAR because it is interdisciplinary, enables faculty members from different departments to collaborate, and as a result of the growing use of lasers across the board in research.

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Center for Research and Education in Optical Sciences and Applications

The Center for Research and Education in Optical Sciences and Applications (CREOSA), in collaboration with the OSCAR program, promotes multidisciplinary research and education, enhances the research capabilities of DSU by engaging faculty, provides a rich intellectual environment for collaborative research among faculty and students, and develops research and educational collaborations with a larger community of local industry and other universities.

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Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research

Delaware Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR RII) research asks the question of how we sustain water, energy and natural resources in vulnerable coastal areas.

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Alliance for Minority Participation in the Sciences

The Bridge to the Doctorate: Greater Philadelphia AMP — Alliance for Minority Participation in the Sciences program encourages underrepresented minority students in STEM to continue on that path through financial, academic and professional support.

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Delaware INBRE

The Delaware IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) is a collaborative network of biomedical research within the state of Delaware.

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Title III Revitalizing Education and Excellence in Mathematics and Science (REEMS) Program

The goal of this program is to add extra hours of exposure to mathematics and science into a student’s coursework.

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