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New Course Offers Scientific Field Experience in Testing Water Quality

The environmental science and policy program debuted a new course in the Fall 2018 semester, Research in Environmental Science. This course is taken by Environmental Science and Policy majors. Students are conducting publishable work on Brandywine Creek water quality, testing for endocrine disruptors as well as other general characteristics of water quality. The students are using the science…
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The Consummate Educator

A lifelong advocate for education and the consummate teacher with a deep passion to explore and to teach what she found to others, Dr. Doreen Turnbo, dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, retired in December of 2018. Dr. Doreen Turnbo Her legacy is a thriving college…
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Adjunct Publishes Book About Maryland’s Eastern Shore

An avid outdoorsman and newspaper sports writer and columnist, College of Arts & Sciences adjunct instructor Christopher Knauss recently published “Shore-Ku, Haiku inspired by the Eastern Shore,” based on his experiences quietly observing life on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. An avid outdoorsman and newspaper sports writer and columnist, College of Arts & Sciences adjunct instructor…
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Breaking Bread

College of Arts & Sciences faculty and staff hosted the college’s second pre-commencement dinner May 2 honoring graduates in spring commencement. In addition to good food and fellowship, faculty sought comments on highlights and challenges of the students’…
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Science Happenings

Dr. Milton Muldrow represented the state of Delaware, along with the Delaware Space Grant director, at the National NASA Space Grant conference in Washington, D.C. Prior to the conference, Dr. Muldrow visited the offices of U.S. Senators Tom Carper and Chris Coons, and U.S.
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WilmU Takes Part in Annual Student Shakespeare Festival

Wilmington University, along with Prestwick House Publishing, Delaware Theatre Company, and the Delaware Shakespeare Festival (DSF) sponsored the 24th Annual Delaware Student Shakespeare Festival at Smyrna High School on Tuesday, Feb. 13. Liz Slater (College of Arts and Sciences adjunct program coordinator), Charles Conway (Delaware Theatre Company’s director of Education), and David Stradley…
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The First CAS Online Master’s Degree

The College of Arts and Sciences is offering its first master’s degree, and it will be a fully online program. The master’s in Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) allows students from around the world to use their local contexts for teaching…
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Vietnam Experience Talk Focuses on Soldiers’ Fears, Hopes and Dreams

For many, the Vietnam Conflict is a distant memory of a contentious time in our nation’s history. But for those veterans living today, the memories of that time and the sacrifices they made are just as sharp and real as if they were made yesterday — memories that include returning home to an indifferent society. As one way to honor and commemorate the men and women who served their country in…
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