REU Calendar

Science & Engineering Leadership Initiative (SELI) REU 2019 Calendar

The following table displays the date, description, and location of all planned activities and scheduled events for the 2019 SELI REU Program. Any questions regarding this schedule can be directed to or

All University activities and events are shown in black text. The University activities and events are highly recommended, but most optional to attend. Optional University events are in BlackMandatory University events are GreenAll of our SELI REU events are shown in red text. All EVENTS IN RED ARE MANDATORY.


Date Location Description
Monday, June 10

219 BRL  

9:45 am – 5:00 pm

Orientation (Lunch provided)

Environmental Health and Safety Training

Tuesday, June 11

4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Gore Hall

Rooms 103, 104 & 116

Research Ethics Workshop
Tuesday, June 11

5:30 – 7:00 pm

Harker ISE Lab Lobby

Undergraduate Research Pizza Party

Immediately after the Research Ethics Workshop


Monday, June 17

219 BRL  

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Scientists with disabilities: Statistics and Discussions

What to expect in research?

Tuesday, June 18

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

STAR Tower

Room 613

Lunch Seminar:

Constructive Criticism – give and receive


Wednesday, June 19

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Library Room 114

UD Library – Resources and Techniques
 Thursday, June 20  Winterthur Museum Field Trip to the Winterthur Museum
Monday, June 24

219 BRL

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

How to Choose a Graduate Program? 

Disclosure – if, how, when and why?

Monday, July 1

219 BRL  

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

How to Prepare a Poster?
Thursday, July 4  Independence day UD is closed for the holiday (optional)
July 4 Barbecue (optional)
Monday, July 9

219 BRL  

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Research updates
Monday, July 15

219 BRL

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

12 pm -12:30 pm

Chemists with Disabilities in Industry 

Presented by James Schiller from Merek

James Schiller will be able to meet students individually between 12:00- 12:30 pm

In addition, he will be discussing Merek, the job market, and being an industrial chemist between 2:00-3:30 in BRL 119

Wednesday, July 17

Library SMDC A

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Designing effective posters
Saturday, July 20 All day Field trip (location to be announced)
Monday, July 22

219 BRL

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Graduate Panel: Discussion of
Experiences in Graduate SchoolBiochemistry: Marina Grossi (Rozovsky) and Greg Davidson (Zhuang)Physical:  Alex Berger (Perilla) and Molly Wagner (Dybowski)Organic: Will Trout (Fox) and Olivia Bercher (M. Watson)
Monday, July 22

108 Memorial

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

How NOT to give a talk 
Monday, July 29

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

STAR Tower

Room 613

Graduate School Discussion
Monday, July 29

219 BRL

3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

How to communicate your science – 

Presentations of the first poster draft 

+ brief Photo session

Tuesday, July 30

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

STAR Tower

Room 613

Medical & Health Professions

Dr. David Barlow


Monday, August 5

219 BRL  

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Poster Presentations (Practice Talks)


Tuesday, August 6 Posters will be printed on Tuesday, August 6
Thursday, August 8

entrance to BRL

10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Chemistry Poster Session (please set your poster before 9:45 am)

The poster session will be followed by a photo session (please stay in lobby)

Thursday, August 8


BRL 219

Pizza and Ice Cream Social (Goodbye!)

Poster award ceremony

Parents and friends are invited

Monday, August 12

219 BRL  

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Lessons Learned from the Poster Session

and Summer Program

Thursday, August 15 Harker Lab Lobby
9:00 am – 3:00 pm

The University of Delaware

Undergraduate Research and Service

Celebratory Symposium

(University-Wide Poster Presentations)

Friday, August 16 Goodbyes!

The Final Day of the Program 

No activities are planned but please say goodbye!

Here is a live shuttle map