Academic Digest

DNP Project Focuses on Mothers-to-be

DNP Project Focuses on Mothers-to-be

Most people benefit from a reminder when it comes to doing something that benefits their health. That includes pregnant women. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that pregnant women receive the whooping cough or pertussis vaccine, known as the Tdap vaccine, during the third trimester of each pregnancy in order to pass along immunity […]

New Course Offers Scientific Field Experience in Testing Water Quality

New Course Offers Scientific Field Experience in Testing Water Quality

The environmental science and policy program debuted a new course in the Fall 2018 semester, Research in Environmental Science. This course is taken by Environmental Science and Policy majors. Students are conducting publishable work on Brandywine Creek water quality, testing for endocrine disruptors as well as other general characteristics of water quality. The students are using […]

How Does Your Garden Grow? As WilmU’s MBA Students

How Does Your Garden Grow? As WilmU’s MBA Students

MBA students at Wilmington University helped an agricultural enterprise in the City of Wilmington to grow by providing an in-depth SWOT analysis to define a path to success. Toni Bush, adjunct faculty, led the effort to partner with the Vertical Farming initiative of Urban Acres Produce, a non-profit organization founded by the Community Development Corporation […]

WilmU Learning Center Honored with ITC Award

WilmU Learning Center Honored with ITC Award

Wilmington University’s achievements in distance education were honored at the Instructional Technology Council (ITC) eLearning Conference. The conference in Las Vegas also provided the setting for a student studying remotely to spend face time with a visiting WilmU leader. WilmU’s Center for Teaching Excellence and Educational Technology Departments won an award for Outstanding Support for Faculty or Students. Instructors use […]

WilmU on the Frontline of Thought in Education

WilmU on the Frontline of Thought in Education

The annual meeting of the American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education (AACTE) is the nation’s largest and most prestigious conference for institutions of higher education offering education degrees. Representing Wilmington University were Dr. Rob Rescigno, Assistant Vice President of Academic Affairs, and Dr. John Gray, Dean of the College of Education, who were among several thousand educators intent […]

Shining a Light through Trauma-Informed Training

Shining a Light through Trauma-Informed Training

Faculty and students in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences are giving social services staffers the tools and techniques they need to help clients through trauma-informed training workforce development. Faculty and students in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences are giving social services staffers the tools and techniques they need to help clients […]

Military Mom Leads by Example

Military Mom Leads by Example

We could all learn something from following WilmU senior Brandi Niehoff, though most of us couldn’t keep up. Entering the final semester of her Criminal Justice bachelor’s degree program, she leads by example wherever she goes. Niehoff starts her day caring for her husband and two sons — an infant and preschooler. She makes sure […]

A Leader in Human Services

A Leader in Human Services

Dr. Allan Zaback, the recently named chair of Administration of Human Services at WilmU, is passionate about helping students reach their goals. That includes translating skills learned in the real world to the academic world. Dr. Zabak has more than 30 years of experience in Human Services with the State of Delaware. As director for […]

College of Business to Launch Student Accounting Chapter

College of Business to Launch Student Accounting Chapter

Accountants (IMA) at Wilmington University is an initiative that will give students the opportunity to strengthen their accounting and business knowledge, plan their professional careers, and network with other students and accounting professionals. The IMA also offers scholarships to local accounting students, says Jean Davis, regional chair of the college, who will serve as faculty […]