Academic Digest

Exploring Adversity, Resilience and Hope

Exploring Adversity, Resilience and Hope

Social work and behavioral science academics and professionals gained valuable insights at the Groves Conference on Marriage and Family in June. The in-depth, three-day event was planned by Dr. Debra Berke, director of Psychology programs at Wilmington University’s College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Dr. Barbara Settles of the University of Delaware, and Dr. Karen […]

Experiential Learning and the FBI

Experiential Learning and the FBI

Wilmington University’s partnership with the FBI’s Hazardous Devices School (HDS) is giving undergraduates a head start in earning their degrees. Individuals who complete the six-week bomb squad program at the FBI facility in Huntsville, Alabama, can receive 15 credits toward their degrees at WilmU. “We know that allowing students to leverage their experiences means they […]

Health Science Interns Get Hands-on Experience

Health Science Interns Get Hands-on Experience

In the rapidly evolving field of health care, people with health sciences degrees are playing a greater role in care management. WilmU students are getting hands-on experience through the University’s relationship with Christiana Care Health System. Last semester, two students completed internships at Christiana Care. There currently are three interns working in the health system, […]

From WilmU to Top Superintendent

From WilmU to Top Superintendent

Dr. Carol Birnbohm, chief education officer at Lenape Regional High School District, has been honored as Regional Superintendent of the Year by the New Jersey Association of School Administrators. Dr. Birnbohm leads a district of four high schools and one alternative program, with 6,800 students and 1,100 staff. In 2017-2018, the National School Public Relations Association […]

WilmU: A Good Dover Neighbor

WilmU: A Good Dover Neighbor

The Downtown Dover Partnership is intent on attracting businesses and consumers to the city’s core. Wilmington University’s College of Business is bolstering that effort on multiple fronts, providing expertise as well as placing WilmU interns in downtown businesses and organizations. “The goal is to make Dover more of a college town, like Newark with University […]

Canvas is ‘easier to use, more dynamic’— with amazing apps

Canvas is ‘easier to use, more dynamic’— with amazing apps

Canvas, a new Learning Management System (LMS) that will make the process faster and simpler, will soon hit the scene. Going live this fall, Canvas is a cloud-based system designed specifically for educational institutions. It will replace Blackboard as the primary LMS, which has been in use at Wilmington University for the last 18 years. […]

Dr. Sebach’s Latest Achievement

Dr. Sebach’s Latest Achievement

Dr. Aaron Sebach, associate professor and chair of Wilmington University’s Doctor of Nursing Practice program, is now a Fellow in Hospital Medicine (FHM), an achievement conferred by the Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM). This prestigious honor is bestowed by the SHM following a rigorous peer review process and requires significant and sustained contributions to the field of hospital medicine. Fellows must demonstrate core […]

NASA News

NASA News

Dr. Milton Muldrow, the College of Arts & Sciences science chair, is now associate director of NASA’s Space Grant Consortium of Delaware. He assists in oversight of the consortium of higher learning institutions in the state and with grant proposal reviews. He also continues to work with state and federal representatives, having twice visited Capitol […]

Challenging Entrepreneurs of Tomorrow

Challenging Entrepreneurs of Tomorrow

Dr. John Sparco, director of Business Analytics and Marketing programs, served on an expert panel of judges at the world’s largest entrepreneurship competition for high school students. In the Diamond Challenge, students aged 14-18 from around the globe pitch their ideas. Dr. Sparco worked virtually to evaluate projects in Philadelphia, as well as various locations […]

Counselor of Year Pays Homage to WilmU

Counselor of Year Pays Homage to WilmU

Tammy Taylor, a counselor at South Dover Elementary School, is Delaware’s School Counselor of the Year. She started on her career path at Wilmington University, earning a B.S. in Behavioral Science in 2001. She continued her studies at WilmU, completing her master’s in Elementary and Secondary School Counseling in 2004. “Wilmington University was my top choice to complete my undergrad and […]