ACADEMIC NEWS

Dean Guthrie Publishes Article on Law Enforcement Standards

Keeping law enforcement professionals up to date with the skills they need to serve and protect individuals in a changing world is an essential task. In an article in Association magazine, Dr. Edward Guthrie, dean of the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, shares his expertise on ongoing education and training designed to improve safety and community relations. Dr. Edward Guthrie “I…
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WilmU’s New Criminal Justice Course Tackles Cold Cases

Thirteen years ago, what began as a robbery in Chester County, Pennsylvania, ended in 43-year-old Thomas Ferguson’s murder — and his killer is still on the loose. It’s just one of the nation’s many unsolved cases.   Think you can help crack one of them? Check out…
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WilmU A Leader in Human Trafficking Awareness

Wilmington University is a leader in human trafficking studies and awareness, with monthly webinars that attract a global audience. Begun during the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020, the webinars soon began attracting a large audience. “The webinars have become their own thing. We get people from around the world and six foreign companies,” says Dr. Johanna Bishop, director, Behavioral Science…
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ALUMNI NEWSMAGAZINE

Hail to a Trailblazing Chief

Capt. Wilfredo Campos Alumnus Wilfredo Campos, a native of Puerto Rico, is Wilmington’s first Latino police chief. In January, Capt. Wilfredo Campos became the first person of Hispanic descent to be named Wilmington chief of police. A significant milestone, to be sure. But…
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A National Expert in Helping Parents Bond With Babies

Dr. Mary Kay Keller, chair of Applied Family Science, is known as “the baby whisperer,” a reflection of her deep and abiding connection to infants and their wellbeing. As president of the Infant Massage USA organization, she is an advocate for educating parents in…
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High Schoolers Gain Insights into Criminal Justice Careers

Juniors in high school plotting their career paths got expert advice from Jacob Andrews, chair of the Criminal Justice program in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, at the Appoquinimink School District Workforce Readiness Program. Andrews serves on the advisory board for Wilmington University’s partnership with the Appoquinimink district for the Criminal Justice and Legal Issues…
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ACADEMIC NEWSMAGAZINE

New Master’s Program Tailors to Individual Needs

Dr. Johanna Bishop A new Master of Science in Professional Studies degree equips future leaders to succeed in a diverse global environment while pursuing their passions in an innovative program tailored to each student.  “We situated the program in the context of what is…
ACADEMIC NEWSMAGAZINE

A Leader in a Trauma-Informed State

Wilmington University is acclaimed in its approach to trauma-informed training. Here’s why. Traumas great and small can tear gaps in the fabric of daily life. The father who has trouble holding a job still suffers the sting of a battered childhood. An elderly widow struggles to emerge from the isolation of the COVID-19 pandemic. A teen is embarrassed on social media when she flunks her…
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