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Point of View: Karen MacMurray

Karen MacMurra | College of Arts & Sciences from 1986 to 2020 As the child of a career officer in the U.S. Navy, Karen MacMurray grew up in a lot of places. After graduating from Indiana University, she taught art in Smithville, Indiana’s public schools, then art and English in Pusan, South Korea, for the Department of Defense. “I spent my first 26 years all over,” she says, “and the…
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Academic Digest

A Survivor’s Quest

Dr. Matthew Wilson, WilmU’s chair of Humanities, First Year Experience, and English as a Second Language, was interviewed as part of the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network’s virtual “Voices in Action” event, which premiered on June 14 to kick off…
Academic Digest

En Route to Med School After WilmU

Recent Wilmington University graduate James Kennedy, who majored in Environmental Science and Policy, was accepted into Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Master of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies in Biological and Physical Sciences. Photo courtesy of James Kennedy Qualifying students in the program may enter the college’s Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine program, which can put…
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Academic Digest

Developments in Math

Diane Bansbach has been the Mathematics chair in the College of Arts and Sciences since 2013. She has restructured the department to include course leaders, where experienced adjuncts support instructors who teach the same courses. Working with the course leaders, she has…
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CAS Professor Presents at International Conference

Technology is always evolving and every day sees the release of new websites, apps and tools, many of which are not reliable. The same is true in the field of English Language Learning. Many resources for English as a second or foreign language (ESL/EFL) make promises that don’t deliver. For ESL/EFL instructors, the constant change in technology and resources combined with the vast range of…
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Academic Digest

Drama Adjunct Presents Elizabethan Garment Workshop

Rob Tietze, an adjunct instructor of Humanities and Drama for WilmU’s College of Arts and Sciences, presented Magic Garments: Clothing Shakespeare’s Characters, a workshop that was a part of the 4th Annual Shakespeare Festival at the Lewes Library. The presentation…
Life@WilmUMagazine

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…
Academic Digest

NASA News

Dr. Milton Muldrow, the College of Arts & Sciences science chair, is now associate director of NASA’s Space Grant Consortium of Delaware. He assists in oversight of the consortium of higher learning institutions in the state and with grant proposal reviews. He also continues to work with state and federal representatives, having twice visited Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., for science…
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