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New Pathways in Education Leadership

Candidates for an Ed.D. in Education Leadership now have three new pathways to the doctorate: Teacher Leadership, Building Level Leadership, and District Level Leadership. The new program is modeled after an approach derived from the work of the Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate, whose principles sprang from a shared-knowledge network…



New at WilmU: B.S. in Law, Policy and Political Science

This fall, the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences will introduce a B.S. in Law, Policy and Political Science program. According to attorney Nicole E. Ballenger, who chairs the Law, Policy and Political Science programs, the degree will serve students interested in paralegal, government work or politics. Since courses are taught by…

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Bringing New Faces and Diversity to Nurse Anesthesia

Wallena Gould found her calling in a class assignment. While studying toward a master’s degree in Nurse Anesthesia, she put together a poster presentation that demonstrated the lack of diversity in the field. The findings were hardly surprising: she’d worked her way up from OR nurse to certified registered nurse anesthetist without meeting any…


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A Magical Meeting with Disney Graphic Design Students

A get-together in Florida was a magical experience for a Wilmington University professor and Disney employees who are studying online at WilmU. Susan L. Gregg, chair of Digital Media, Graphic Design, Photography, and Web Design, was in Orlando in September for a conference for Epsilon Pi Tau, the leading international honor society for technology…



Wildcats Have Made Their Mark In Division II

It’s been 15 years since Wilmington University sports transitioned from NAIA to the more competitive NCAA Division II status, and the numbers indicate the move has been successful. Back in 2004, the University fielded teams in nine sports: baseball, softball, women’s volleyball, men’s and women’s cross country, men’s and women’s soccer…



The 50th Anniversary Grand Finale

A pictorial of art in action: A work that represents WilmU’s past, present and future After a  year of celebrating Wilmington University’s 50th anniversary, there needed to be a grand finale — a way to symbolize the vibrancy of our students, faculty and staff, and to honor employees who have passed. It would be a work of art reflective of…



Now, More Than Ever, WilmU Works

We’re online. We’re career-focused. We’re right where you are and know where you want to be. By now you may have heard the story. As the Great Plague ravaged England in 1665, Isaac Newton left his studies at Cambridge University to quarantine at his family’s estate, during which time he invented calculus, revolutionized…