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It’s All In Your Mind

Being aware of your thoughts, physical sensations and surroundings. Living in the present instead of the past or preparing for the future. Using breathing to center the mind and focus on the here and now. This describes the practice of mindfulness, according to Karen Barwick, a 2006 graduate of WilmU’s master’s degree in community counseling […]

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Wilson’s Big Vision

The same week that Jonathan Wilson closed his barbershop, he enrolled as a student in WilmU’s Administration of Human Services (AHS) graduate degree program. Call it just another life transition. Wilson opened the barbershop in Wilmington after serving time for robbery. But he did more than cut hair. The shop evolved into a pseudo community […]

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Business Is Booming

The College of Business and DBA Program Earn IACBE Accreditation After a rigorous self-study that took more than a year to complete, the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) reaccredited the College of Business. “This confirms the excellence of both our business programs and faculty,” says Associate Professor Dr. Ruth Norman, who spearheaded the […]

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The Mone’t Spirit

For the past 10 years, WilmU alumna Mone’t Jackson has been working in the Delaware community to help improve the lives of others. Her clients have been varied: individuals struggling with addiction; people with persistent mental health disorders; and families who have been impacted by domestic violence. In October, in recognition of her work over […]

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Breaking Tradition

A spring break typically involves lazing on warm tropical beaches. But for one group of 10 Wilmington University students, the week of March 27- April 2 will see them breaking a sweat in a different way, as they clean up overgrown walking trails and break new ones through James River State Park in Virginia. Each […]

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The Voice

By his own estimate, Adjunct Professor Kevin Pierce has sung the National Anthem more than a thousand times, including at nearly every Wilmington University commencement since 2004. “I’ve only missed two ceremonies,” says Pierce, who received a master of science degree in the administration of justice from WilmU in 2012. At every ceremony, he takes […]

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Cheerleaders Complete Drive For Five

Another national championship. Ho hum. OK, that wasn’t exactly the reaction of the Wilmington University cheerleading squad, but national titles are becoming routine for the Wildcats. For the fifth straight year, they took home the top trophy in the Universal Cheerleaders Association (UCA) Small Coed Division competition, held in Orlando in January. Jeff Martino, in […]

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The Modern Nurse

Thanks to Wilmington University’s College of Health Professions, nurses can secure the advanced education they need to succeed in today’s increasingly complex health care field — all while maintaining their professional and personal commitments. But what does advanced nursing care mean to patients? Delaware faces a health care crisis. Demographic shifts and an increasing population […]

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Equitable Education

Should college students with physical or intellectual disabilities be encouraged to become teachers? One newly minted WilmU doctor wanted to explore how college professors would honestly answer that question. The number of undergraduate students with disabilities enrolled in colleges and universities across the nation continues to rise each year. According to the National Center for Education […]

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And, Action!

From WilmU to CNN Want to know what Wolf Blitzer is really like? Ask Wilmington University doctoral candidate Rashad Goldsborough, who calls the CNN anchor “very down-to-earth, very engaging and intelligent,” adding with a smile, “In fact, he’s known as the Obi-Wan Kenobi of CNN.” Goldsborough heard the Jedi Master reference often during his internship […]

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