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Academic Digest

Academic Digest

WilmU Scores with Esports

The game’s afoot at Wilmington University with the launch of esports, a form of college sports competition using video games. Esport athletes compete as teams or as individuals. WilmU is a trailblazer in college competition, joining schools such as the University of Delaware and Drexel University in the sport. So far, more than 40 students are on…

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Magazine

COVID-19 Goodwill

It was the worst of times, and in some ways, the best of times. In late 2019, a virus that caused the coronavirus disease emerged in Wuhan, China, then spread to more than 200 countries and territories. On Feb. 11, 2020, the World Health Organization officially named the new coronavirus COVID-19, and by March 11, 2020, deemed it a pandemic. …
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Alumni

Alumni News

All in the Family

The WilmU family that studies together succeeds together. Tamra Baurys and her children, Eric and Alexa, each completed their Wilmington University degree programs in May of 2020: Tamra, with a doctorate in Educational Leadership; Eric, an MBA; and Alexa, a bachelor’s in Elementary Education. Tamra, who is celebrating her 30th anniversary as a…

Partners

Partners

New Coalition Launches to Boost Economic Mobility for America’s Displaced Frontline Workforce

The SkillUp Coalition brings together leading training and education providers, employers, technology companies, job readiness nonprofits, and philanthropies to upskill workers into in-demand jobs at scale. American workers who have been laid off or furloughed in the wake of COVID-19 have a new resource to access training and employment…

Sports

Sports

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…

Events

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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…

Life@WilmU

Life@WilmU

WilmU's Promise Grants: A Helping Hand When the Classroom is Calling

In elementary school classrooms, racially and ethnically diverse student populations benefit from diversity among their teachers. In most school districts, however, teacher diversity is in short supply. A new scholarship opportunity developed by Wilmington University’s College of Education seeks to change the face of teaching, starting with…