Current Issue

Current Issue of the WilmU Magazine

It Takes Two

It Takes Two

Ashley Bond and Rich Godwin, the affable duo that has served WilmU for a combined 64 years, have greeted almost every student who entered the Wilson Graduate Center on a weeknight for the past 15 years. The idea that opposites attract has been debated for years. And Bond and Godwin are, indeed, different: their temperaments; […]

Something New Every Day

Something New Every Day

For Yuliya Davidzenka, learning keeps the mind sharp. The only Wilmington University graduate in Las Vegas returned to the classroom last summer — virtually, this time — to start work on her Master of Science in Homeland Security. “I always try to learn new things, something new every day,” says Davidzenka, who earned a bachelor’s […]

Write On!

Write On!

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of technical writers is projected to grow 11 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all other occupations. We got this! Somewhere, sometime, you will write a report or a business plan, or draft a memo, or construct a written procedure that others will […]

Wilmington University Brandywine  Building Renamed

Wilmington University Brandywine Building Renamed

On May 30, 2019, Wilmington University President Dr. LaVerne T. Harmon and the Board of Trustees announced that Wilmington University Brandywine was renamed the Jack P. Varsalona Hall. The dedication reflected Dr. Varsalona’s vision to build Wilmington University Brandywine, which opened in January. “Dr. Varsalona’s commitment to providing quality education at convenient locations inspired him […]

The Compassionate Champion Award

The Compassionate Champion Award

Dr. Debra Berke and Dr. Rebecca Ghabour of the University’s College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Psychology Department received the Compassionate Champion Award in May for helping to develop Delaware as a trauma-informed state. Dr. Debra Berke and Dr. Rebecca Ghabour of the University’s College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Psychology Department received the Compassionate […]

Business Analytics Grads in High Demand

Business Analytics Grads in High Demand

The development of WilmU’s Bachelor of Science in Business Analytics degree came to fruition in May of 2015; its first course was offered in the fall of 2016; and three of its students graduated in January. They completed the program by working on a semester-long project that required them to analyze the customer database of […]

Why Microgrants Can Transform Lives

Why Microgrants Can Transform Lives

Wilmington University is dedicated to finding ways to assist students in completing their degrees. The College of Business (COB) is a trailblazer in the University’s Microgrant program, which helps students who are at risk of dropping out due to financial hurdles. In partnership with the Student Outreach Office, the COB staff can identify students who […]

Kim Parrish: Bringing Compassion To The Hard Places

Kim Parrish: Bringing Compassion To The Hard Places

In 2008, Mississippi native Allison Mellon started a nonprofit, The Hard Places Community, to fight human trafficking throughout the world. The Christian organization started in Phnom Penh, Cambodia — a city of 1.5 million that is the very definition of a hard place. In Phnom Penh’s sex tourist district, children as young as 3 live […]

NASA News

NASA News

Dr. Milton Muldrow, the College of Arts and Sciences science chair, is now associate director of NASA’s Space Grant Consortium of Delaware. He assists in oversight of the consortium of higher learning institutions and with grant proposal reviews. He also continues to work with state and federal representatives, having twice visited Capitol Hill in Washington, […]

The Canvas Environment

The Canvas Environment

Canvas, the cloud-based Learning Management System (LMS), is designed specifically for educational institutions. While it benefits faculty, its main purpose is to make online learning and other web processes faster and simpler for students. It will replace Blackboard as the primary LMS. The new LMS offers significant improvements, says Russ Lichter-man, director of Educational Technology […]