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Apex & Student Research: Apex

What's Apex?

Apex: Celebration of Student Scholarship and Creativity

Apex is UD's annual event to celebrate students who have presented and/or published articles or creative works, and those who have been selected for honors and/or graduate school. Faculty submit works students have done as part of class assignments as well as independent research, service learning, and other work done beyond the classroom. The biannual event includes opportunities for students to share their work, the launches of UD student publications The Colonnade, The Edge and Tunnels, as well as an alumni keynote speaker. As a campus community, we are excited to honor students’ scholarly work!

Important Dates:

Spring Apex

Deadline to submit citations, honors, and awards: Friday, March 22, 2024

Deadline to submit posters for printing on campus, contact

Apex Celebration in the Smith Welcome Center: Wednesday, April 10, 2024

Friday, April 7, 2023: Deadline for items for display (papers, posters, artwork, etc.) to the VPAA Office

Learn more here:

Apex Poster Specifications & Template

- Posters must be no larger than 36” x 24” (excluding DNAS posters or posters from conferences with specific dimensions) 

- Digital posters must have the dimensions 1920 by 1080 pixels

- Must include a bibliography

- Must include student(s) names

- Must include course number and name

- Must include instructor(s) name

- Must include Apex and UD logos. 


Apex Photos

APEX 2013

Joe & Linda Chlapaty attending student presentations

APEX 2013

Chlapaty Scholars

APEX 2013

Student poster sessions

APEX 2013

Student poster sessions

APEX 2013

Student poster session

APEX 2013

Student poster session with Joe Chlapaty & Dr. Miyamoto

APEX 2013

Student poster session with President Bullock

APEX 2013

Women in Science 2013

Apex Videos