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The People’s Playwright

WilmU alumnus and adjunct Greg Morris is using his talents to improve life for thousands of Delawareans. by Bob Yearick Call them epiphanies, strokes of luck, fortuitous events. Whatever label may apply, Greg Morris’ journey through life has been liberally sprinkled with them. In his early years, they helped divert him from street gangs and drug dealing. Later, they took him on a path to the…
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A Wish for Haiti

WilmU alumnus Georgeton Charles wants to use his education to help rebuild his native Haiti, a country the world has seemingly forgotten. Georgton Charles is the founding member of Another Haiti, a youth initiative to educate and empower local Haitians. On Jan. 12, 2010…
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The Modern Nurse

Thanks to Wilmington University’s College of Health Professions, nurses can secure the advanced education they need to succeed in today’s increasingly complex health care field — all while maintaining their professional and personal commitments. But what does advanced…
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To Test or Not to Test

Has overtesting in Delaware’s public schools reached its tipping point? A growing number of Delaware’s public school parents are choosing to opt their children out of the SBAC achievement tests, a series of computer-based tests in mathematics and English language arts developed by the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium. This suite of tests is designed to measure an individual student’s…
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The Endless Cycle

Devastating crime stats in Delaware’s largest city have made national headlines, and things are getting worse. That’s why city officials would be wise to consider the research findings of a WilmU doctoral candidate — who also happens to be a former…
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Our Global Reach

Global students work together Wilmington University is rapidly growing as a destination for international students who gain the education they need to thrive in a global economy — and a support system to help them navigate the complexities of studying abroad. In a single…
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Managing Up

In order for Dr. Gregory Warren to complete his doctoral dissertation at Temple University, he needed to conduct a validation study of the Delaware State Police Academy. His goal was to determine if the academy’s and the Delaware Council on Police Training’s standards were stringent enough to meet the demands placed on law enforcement professionals. Warren’s results were mostly positive, but…
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