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Bats or Flats?

On June 10, the multicultural student association partnered with the Student Life and Alumni departments to bring a friendly game of cricket to the University green. About 70 students, staff, and faculty either donned a team jersey or cheered on the sidelines as the players –both novice and experienced– took to the field. The green […]

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Remember the Suffragettes

In the current age of many freedoms, it is difficult for us to remember that at one time in this country, women could not vote. And the struggle for this right was a long and contentious one. In August, historian, writer and Wilmington University Adjunct Professor Michael Dixon examined the extension of voting rights to […]

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The Future

A full-service, contemporary campus in North Wilmington will serve thousands of Wilmington University students who live or work in the Brandywine Hundred area. It’s an expansion illustrative of a forward-thinking university that has experienced exponential growth. Of the more than 20,500 students that Wilmington University serves, 42 percent live in New Castle County, with a […]

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A Familiar Dean

Dr. Ed Guthrie was named Dean of the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences. During his seven-year tenure as Dean of the College of Technology, the college experienced unprecedented growth and earned a reputation as a regional leader in the fields of information technology, cyber security, video and motion graphics and multimedia design. Guthrie holds […]

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Alum Opens Firefly

While Paul McCartney may have been the big draw at this year’s Firefly Music Festival, it was a Wilmington University alumnus who helped kick off the four-day extravaganza. Jamal James, performing as “Relay,” joined “Mic Anthony” and “D-Major” in the hip-hop trio Cypher Clique to lead off the concert at The Woodlands behind Dover International […]

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All Hail the Cyber Wildcats!

Wilmington University’s baseball team, which qualified for its first NCAA Division II World Series in May, wasn’t the only WilmU team making history this year. Two months before the baseball milestone, the Cyber Wildcats advanced to the Regional Finals of the 2015 Mid-Atlantic Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (MACCDC). The Wildcats are an eight-member team of […]

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Virtual Student Teaching

Here’s a tale of two cities — Wilmington, Del., and Bellefontaine, Ohio — and the unique virtual student teaching experience that recently connected them. Galen Miller, a Wilmington University graduate student in elementary education in the College of Education, was scheduled to do his student teaching in the Wilmington area during the 2015 spring semester. […]

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The Singing Marketing Major

Wilmington University marketing major Laura Cheadle was born into a musical family. Her father owns a professional recording studio in South Jersey and her older twin brothers are accomplished musicians. Laura started singing and playing the piano at the age of 5, and now she, her father and brothers perform as the Laura Cheadle Family […]

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Kate Speaks

Come, come, you wasp; i’ faith, you are too angry. — If I be waspish, best beware my sting. Of all of William Shakespeare’s comedies, perhaps the most famous for its fire (and some might say brimstone) is “The Taming of the Shrew.” A fabulous retelling of the tale by the Delaware Shakespeare Festival (DSF) took […]

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Tinseltown Teacher

Dean Deakyne brings serious Hollywood cred to classes he teaches in WilmU’s visual effects program. After spending several years as a nationally recognized tattoo artist, Deakyne moved to the West Coast and worked on visual effects for such shows as “The Vampire Diaries” and “Charlie’s Angels.” While working for EntityFX, a small visual effects boutique, [...]
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