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The CJI’s True Crime Lecture Series

Last month, Wilmington University’s Criminal Justice Institute launched its True Crime Lecture Series. CJI directors Dr. Ray Carr and Scott Duffey lined up internationally recognized FBI profilers, undercover agents and

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The CJI’s True Crime Lecture Series

Last month, Wilmington University’s Criminal Justice Institute launched its True Crime Lecture Series. CJI directors Dr. Ray Carr and Scott Duffey lined up internationally recognized FBI profilers, undercover agents and investigators who handled some of the most notorious crimes in recent history. The October and November presentations were packed with true-crime buffs, as well as  […]

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Shekinah Reynolds: Crowning Achievements

It was back in 2007 when Shekinah “Kye” Reynolds first realized that beauty contests were about more than physical beauty. Then in seventh grade, she was visiting a friend at the Ronald McDonald House in Wilmington when she saw a former Miss Delaware doing volunteer work there. Reynolds was already engaged in community service work, […]

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WilmU Scholarship Lights the Way to a College Degree

The STAR Scholarship halves the cost of tuition for qualified students For 10 years, Wilmington University’s STAR Scholarship has enabled stellar students to launch their careers with a bachelor’s degree they can afford. Recent revisions to this financial assistance program — part of WilmU’s partnership with Delaware Technical Community College — put higher education within […]

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A Look at Unmanned Aircraft Systems and Security

Unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) are a rapidly emerging technology with global impact. Candice Carter, the chair of MS-Cybersecurity at Wilmington University and an internationally recognized expert, has co-authored a new book, “Unmanned Aircraft Systems in the Cyber Domain: Protecting USA’s Advanced Air Assets,” published by New Prairie Press. Carter collaborated with Randall Nichols, Julie Ryan, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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Criminal Justice Abroad

For 11 days in April, students — participants in WilmU’s student-run Criminal Justice Association (CJA) and independent study courses in the field — and a few retired local law enforcement personnel joined a bus-and-ferry tour of Scotland and Ireland. The group visited such cultural highlights as the Blarney Castle, the Book of Kells at Trinity […]

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An Entrepreneurial Approach to Education

Wilmington University alumna Dr. Rebecca Corbin is now president and CEO of the National Association of Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE). Dr. Corbin, who earned an Ed.D. in Organizational Learning, Leadership and Innovation at WilmU in 2015, is also co-editor of a new NACCE book “Community Colleges as Incubators of Innovation: Unleashing Entrepreneurial Opportunities for Communities and Students.”  She says her studies […]

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