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Re-scripting Video in a Time of Pandemic

In a time of self-isolation and social distancing, adjuncts who teach video courses in the College of Technology are going to extraordinary lengths to move their classes online and provide students with meaningful instruction. Several enterprising adjuncts have set up studios in their basements at home in order to teach online. Presentations have…



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…



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…



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…



WilmU Graduation Class of 2020: The Class of Determination

If one word could describe Wilmington University’s Class of 2020, it would be determination. Determination to work hard, press on, and do whatever it takes to reach a dream. On January 26, Wilmington University awarded over 1,160 academic degrees during its 49th Commencement ceremony at the Chase Center on the Riverfront. It was the first time…