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Billie Travalini

Her Voice is a Choice

In her 2014 memoir “Blood Sisters,” Billie Travalini writes, “I never was the sort of person who goes along with something without asking a fistful of questions.” Story by David

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What a Difference a Year Makes

The partnership between Year Up and WilmU is transforming lives. Cover Story by Maria Hess Photos by Paul Patton Photo of Maria Esther Mendez De La Cruz by Emir Lake

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Cleaning Up In The Brewing Business

Cleaning Up In The Brewing Business

Look out, Anheuser-Busch. This WilmU alumnus is hopping. Story by Bob Yearick Photos by Susan L. Gregg In the first two decades of the 21st century, craft beer has evolved from a trendy cottage industry to a phenomenon that has carved out a significant niche in the beer brewing market. There were eight craft brewers […]

Her Voice is a Choice

Her Voice is a Choice

In her 2014 memoir “Blood Sisters,” Billie Travalini writes, “I never was the sort of person who goes along with something without asking a fistful of questions.” Story by David Bernard Photos by Susan L. Gregg In her 2014 memoir “Blood Sisters,” Billie Travalini writes, “I never was the sort of person who goes along […]

An Immersive Education  for Student Teachers

An Immersive Education for Student Teachers

Thirty-two students from Wilmington University’s College of Education have spent the entire school year as full-time teachers. Story by David Bernard Photos by Susan L. Gregg Thirty-two students from Wilmington University’s College of Education have spent the entire school year as full-time teachers. This in-depth, on-the-job learning has been an extraordinary opportunity for them, but […]

What a Difference a Year Makes

What a Difference a Year Makes

The partnership between Year Up and WilmU is transforming lives. Cover Story by Maria Hess Photos by Paul Patton Photo of Maria Esther Mendez De La Cruz by Emir Lake When Maria Esther Mendez De La Cruz’s father was deported to Mexico, she became a statistic. She joined the ranks of thousands of U.S. citizen […]

50 Ways WilmU Gives Back

50 Ways WilmU Gives Back

There are far more than 50. So consider this sampling representative of the many altruistic endeavors that Wilmington University’s staff, faculty and students and alumni undertake. To them, it’s all about paying it forward. By Johanna Bishop, Adam Voyton, Doris Lauckner, Tasha Jackson, Stefanie Whitby, Katie Burke, Regina Allen-Sharpe, the College of Business team, Ashley […]

The DBA Hits Its 10-year Milestone

The DBA Hits Its 10-year Milestone

Graduates of Wilmington University’s Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) program are leading organizations in diverse fields — not to mention making the world a better place. DBA grads work in multiple fields: higher education, finance, health care, government and nonprofit and more. Their titles: chief marketing officer, chief financial officer, senior vice president, dean, executive […]

WilmU: A Sound Choice For The Hearing  Impaired

WilmU: A Sound Choice For The Hearing Impaired

Aided by the University’s Disability Services, these students are achieving success in the classroom. The human ear is a fragile, complex organ, made up of tiny bones and membranes and hair cells. When something goes awry in that complicated mechanism and a human being loses the sense of hearing, it alters that person’s world dramatically. […]

Wilmington University Turns 50

Wilmington University Turns 50

Wilmington College was chartered by the state of Delaware on Dec. 27, 1967, though its classes began in 1968. Cover Story by Maria Hess  |  Special thanks to Dr. Angela Suchanic and Natalie Ridgeway Students recruited from New Jersey and New York lived in dorms and attended classes at the newly purchased Tour Inn Motor […]