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The Importance of Cybersecurity

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security and National Security Agency designated WilmU a National Center for Academic Excellence for Information Assurance and Cybersecurity. That’s critical, since our digital day-to-day lives depend on the ever-changing discipline.  Dr. Mark Hufe learned an early lesson about cybersecurity the hard way. About 17 years ago, he created a website for his daughter…
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Investigating a Crime? There's an App for That

The game’s afoot for investigators-in-training with a dynamic new Augmented Reality App for the Criminal Justice program’s Crime Scene Investigation Certificate. Created by Game Development II students in the College of Technology, the new app enables the instructor to…
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College of Technology Tackling Supply Chain Risks

Recent cyberattacks, including SolarWinds and Log4j, have heightened the urgency for software supply chain management. In response, the College of Technology is upping the game by offering new courses and certificates for undergraduate and graduate students to provide them…
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New A.S. in Data Analytics: A Career Starter

Launched in Fall of 2021, Wilmington University’s new associate degree in Data Analytics is designed to equip students for careers in a rapidly growing profession. The program is 100% online and provides students with the well-rounded data analytics skills they’ll need on the job, notes Dr. Victoria Haddad, chair of Computer Science and AS, Data Analytics. The degree is a steppingstone…
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Inspired Design

Many people lost their jobs during the pandemic, but chances are Tony Whitten was the only puppet specialist to be laid off. “There are only about four of us in the world,” says Whitten, who was teaching puppetry at Disney World in Orlando when he was furloughed in…
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Tech Grads Pilot Drones for a Good Cause

The College of Technology teamed with the External Affairs Department to create a unique fundraiser to benefit the Mary Campbell Center. Wilmington University was a sponsor of the event. Two recent graduates, Matthew Doyle and Mallory Nolte, volunteered to pilot drones that…
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College of Technology Launching Cloud Practitioner Certificate

The demand for qualified technology workers who can manage and maintain cloud computing systems is increasing as rapidly as the amount of information being stored on the cloud. WilmU’s College of Technology is helping to satisfy that demand with its new Cloud Practitioner certificate, scheduled to launch this fall. “In the Delaware, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey area, there are…
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Gaming Students Create Virtual Woodshop

Students in WilmU’s Game Design and Development bachelor’s degree program have completed a virtual walk-through demo that recreates a woodshop at Concord High School in North Wilmington, from the entrance and the workbenches on down to the brooms and dustpans. Jordan Estock, who teaches Design and Engineering in the high school’s real-life workshop, says he was especially…
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