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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, from DuPont to today’s tech startups. About 80 percent of the U.S. pharmaceutical industry is headquartered in the Delaware…
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Kim Parrish: Bringing Compassion To The Hard Places

In 2008, Mississippi native Allison Mellon started a nonprofit, The Hard Places Community, to fight human trafficking throughout the world. In Cambodia’s Phnom Penh sex tourist district, children as young as 3 live and work on the streets. Along with other members of The…
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The Canvas Environment

Canvas, the cloud-based Learning Management System (LMS), is designed specifically for educational institutions. While it benefits faculty, its main purpose is to make online learning and other web processes faster and simpler for students. It will replace Blackboard as the…
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Celebrating Brandywine

On Tuesday, Jan. 8, a ribbon-cutting ceremony commemorated the official opening of Wilmington University’s Brandywine location. From left: Honorable Sue Robinson (Trustee),Dr. Erin DiMarco (Senior Vice President & COO),Brian DiSabatino (EDiS),Tom Leipold (Trustee),Dr. Jack Varsalona (President Emeritus),Honorable Joseph Farnan, Jr. (Board Chairman), President Dr. LaVerne Harmon, Dr. Audrey…
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Communication is Key

There are several questions students tend to ask. We have the answers. Q: I want to learn more about Wilmington University, but I haven’t been able to attend an open house. How can I find out what I need to know? A: Try our new webinar and text messaging options! They…
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Wilmington University Turns 50

Wilmington College was chartered by the state of Delaware on Dec. 27, 1967, though its classes began in 1968. Cover Story by Maria Hess | Special thanks to Dr. Angela Suchanic and Natalie Ridgeway Students recruited from New Jersey and New York lived in dorms and…
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Working the Work-Integrated Program

WilmU’s Environmental Science and Policy program was the right fit. Ray’s state benefits included some tuition reimbursement and she’s earning college credit on the job while learning more about HazMat procedures and policies. Christie Ray Marjorie Crofts, the Division of Waste & Hazardous Substances director for the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control…
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50 Ways WilmU Gives Back

There are far more than 50. So consider this sampling representative of the many altruistic endeavors that Wilmington University’s staff, faculty and students and alumni undertake. To them, it’s all about paying it forward. By Johanna Bishop, Adam Voyton, Doris Lauckner…
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Co-Op Program Targets Children with Asthma

The two Wilmington University Allied Health graduates are talking about their experience in a cooperative education program with the American Lung Association, arranged through the University’s College of Health Professions. Amy Lovenguth calls it “the best decision I…
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On A Mission

Missionary work is a family affair with Dr. Lori Irelan, and that includes her Wilmington University family. Dr. Lori Irelan, Regional Chair, MSN Nurse Practitioner Program, has been spearheading mission trips around the world over the past two years. Dr. Irelan, of the College of Health Professions and the regional chair of the Nurse Practitioner program at WilmU’s Dover and Georgetown…
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