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The 50th Anniversary Grand Finale

A pictorial of art in action: A work that represents WilmU’s past, present and future After a  year of celebrating Wilmington University’s 50th anniversary, there needed to be a grand

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A Start-Up That Stands Out

Adjunct Mathews Chacko and his partners defied the odds while luring some big fish to their entrepreneurial enterprise. As one of “Shark Tank’s” resident savants, Mark Cuban routinely turns thumbs

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Oh, The Humanities!

Dr. Kate Cottle says you need soft skills for hard jobs They’re called “soft skills,” and they go by various names, including writing, critical thinking, communication, empathy, self-awareness, emotional intelligence

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Masters of Education

How five students turned homework into WilmU’s newest graduate degree Masters of Education Learning by doing is key to any educational experience. For five doctoral candidates in Wilmington University’s College of

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The 50th Anniversary Grand Finale

The 50th Anniversary Grand Finale

A pictorial of art in action: A work that represents WilmU’s past, present and future After a  year of celebrating Wilmington University’s 50th anniversary, there needed to be a grand finale — a way to symbolize the vibrancy of our students, faculty and staff, and to honor employees who have passed. It would be a […]

A Start-Up  That Stands Out

A Start-Up That Stands Out

Adjunct Mathews Chacko and his partners defied the odds while luring some big fish to their entrepreneurial enterprise. As one of “Shark Tank’s” resident savants, Mark Cuban routinely turns thumbs down on the intense, almost desperate sales pitches that entrepreneurs present to him and his fellow sharks. And when he does offer to invest in […]

Oh, The Humanities!

Oh, The Humanities!

Dr. Kate Cottle says you need soft skills for hard jobs They’re called “soft skills,” and they go by various names, including writing, critical thinking, communication, empathy, self-awareness, emotional intelligence and more, depending on who’s listing them. Whatever they’re called, the key word is “soft,” and everything that adjective suggests. Activate the thesaurus on your […]

Masters of Education

Masters of Education

How five students turned homework into WilmU’s newest graduate degree Masters of Education Learning by doing is key to any educational experience. For five doctoral candidates in Wilmington University’s College of Education, the learning by doing involved in a recent class project sparked the creation of the university’s latest graduate degree. The Master of Education in […]

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 […]

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. […]