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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 Doneker of Towson…
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New at WilmU: The Bachelor of Science in Biology

More Than Just Microscopes The state-of-the-art Biology lab at Wilmington University Brandywine Wilmington University’s new Biology degree offers research experience and creates career opportunities. The state of Delaware boasts a rich history of scientific innovation…
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A Look at Unmanned Aircraft Systems and Security

Unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) are a rapidly emerging technology with global impact. Candice Carter, the chair of MS-Cybersecurity at Wilmington University and an internationally recognized expert, has co-authored a new book, “Unmanned Aircraft Systems in the Cyber…
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Jeff Lomas: First in His Class

In January, Detective Jeff Lomas of the Las Vegas Metro Police Department flew in from Vegas to attend commencement and become the first recipient of Wilmington University’s master’s degree in Cybersecurity. Jeff Lomas with wife, Mariana, and sons Tristen and Parker. While the 2,500-mile trip to Philadelphia International Airport was a long one*, his journey actually began even farther west…
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Oh, The Humanities!

Dr. Kate Cottle says you need soft skills for hard jobs Dr. Kate Cottle They’re called “soft skills,” and they go by various names, including writing, critical thinking, communication, empathy, self-awareness, emotional intelligence and more, depending on who’s…
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The Compassionate Champion Award

Dr. Debra Berke and Dr. Rebecca Ghabour of the University’s College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Psychology Department received the Compassionate Champion Award in May for helping to develop Delaware as a trauma-informed state. Dr. Debra Berke and Dr. Rebecca…
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Business Analytics Grads in High Demand

The development of WilmU’s Bachelor of Science in Business Analytics degree came to fruition in May of 2015; its first course was offered in the fall of 2016; and three of its students graduated in January. Alec Garbayo, who transferred to WilmU from Delaware Technical Community College, believes the Business Analytics program prepared him for a promising career. They completed the program by…
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Why Microgrants Can Transform Lives

Wilmington University is dedicated to finding ways to assist students in completing their degrees. The College of Business (COB) is a trailblazer in the University’s Microgrant program, which helps students who are at risk of dropping out due to financial hurdles. In…
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NASA News

Dr. Milton Muldrow, the College of Arts and Sciences science chair, is now associate director of NASA’s Space Grant Consortium of Delaware. Dr. Milton Muldrow He assists in oversight of the consortium of higher learning institutions and with grant proposal reviews. He also…
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Criminal Justice Abroad

For 11 days in April, students — participants in WilmU’s student-run Criminal Justice Association (CJA) and independent study courses in the field — and a few retired local law enforcement personnel joined a bus-and-ferry tour of Scotland and Ireland. O’Brien’s Tower overlooking the Cliffs of Moher, County Clare, Ireland. The group visited such cultural highlights as the Blarney Castle…
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