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Winning Research

This team’s hard work culminated in a winning research focused on human trafficking in Delaware. Intrigued by the opportunity to do original research, Kimberly Colder, Laurie Guinard and Kaitlin Meinhaldt each responded to Dr. Johanna Bishop’s invitation to become part of a research team, selecting human trafficking as their topic. Then the hard work began. All three were from the College…
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Legal Eagles

Pay close attention in the Legal Research class. Opt for an internship. Get involved in community service activities that the Legal Studies program offers. Take your coursework seriously.   That’s good advice for undergraduate students who dream of attending law school.
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Graduating with Her BFF/Mom

“I’ve been offered so many opportunities through WilmU. I feel much more prepared for my career than many of my peers who are going for the same degree.” – Erin Furman Best friends graduating together is always special. But it’s even more poignant when those…
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Flying High: Carol Timmons

Alumna Carol Timmons became Delaware’s first female Adjutant General this year. Wilmington University Alumna, Carol Timmons has been chosen to lead the Delaware National Guard. Timmons was a helicopter pilot for many years. Sure, it took Carol Timmons seven years (2006–13) to earn her master’s degree from Wilmington University. But she has a pretty good excuse: She had to fight a war in…
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Dr. Raymond Nwaneri: Making Lives Better

A career change is no easy feat, but this alumnus believes determination makes all the difference. The day was January 29, 2017. That’s when Dr. Raymond Nwaneri fulfilled one of his lifelong goals of completing a doctoral program — more specifically, WilmU’s Doctor of…
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Cyber Warrior

Ten years and two Wilmington University degrees after arriving in the U.S., Roberto Rodriguez is leading efforts to protect network security at Capital One. Roberto Rodriguez at WilmU’s Pratt Center with his fiancé, Gretchen Wagner, and parents, Francisco and Flor de…
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A Promising — and Practical — Path for Education Leaders

Wilmington University’s Ed.D. in Educational Leadership expands to include concentrations in Teacher Leadership and School Leadership, making the program more practical for educators who want to lead — and remain at the school level. Educators want to lead, but they also want to remain at the school level. First, a little history: Doctor is an academic title that originates from the Latin verb…
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A Tribute to Dr. Varsalona

The Vice Presidents of Wilmington University offer expressions of gratitude to the former President.  Dr. Erin J. DiMarco, Senior Vice President “My earliest observation of Dr. Jack Varsalona’s leadership was watching him initiate a two-year study on the impact of…
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Farewell, Dr. Varsalona

Dr. Jack Varsalona retired last month, ending his distinguished career as President of Wilmington University. We explore his life, career successes, and hopes for the future. It was the last time Dr. Jack Varsalona would take the stage as President at a Wilmington University…
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More Than a Game

Our athletes hail from all over the world. And they choose WilmU for a reason. British athlete Sebastian Coe called sports a universal language; “Building more bridges between people than anything else I can think of,” he says. Collegiate sports are deeply inscribed in American culture and athletes traverse the world to take part in them. Many travel to WilmU. In 2016, the University welcomed…
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