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 […]
Surviving unspeakable loss has made Dr. Angela Herman a better teacher, mentor and human being. When Dr. Angela Herman joined the Wilmington University faculty full-time in 2015, she was asked to transform the former Allied Health program into an innovative and practical offering called Health Sciences. In just three years, the program has grown 200 […]
Has overtesting in Delaware’s public schools reached its tipping point? A growing number of Delaware’s public school parents are choosing to opt their children out of the SBAC achievement tests, a series of computer-based tests in mathematics and English language arts developed by the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium. This suite of tests is designed to […]
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.
Devastating crime stats in Delaware’s largest city have made national headlines, and things are getting worse. That’s why city officials would be wise to consider the research findings of a WilmU doctoral candidate — who also happens to be a former cop. Wilmington, Delaware’s largest city, has been continually scrutinized in the media for its rising rates of crime and […]