Academic Digest

WilmU Scores with Esports

The game’s afoot at Wilmington University with the launch of esports, a form of college sports competition using video games. Esport athletes compete as teams or as individuals. WilmU is a trailblazer in college competition, joining schools such as the University of Delaware and Drexel University in the sport. So far, more than 40 students are on the roster, with more expected to join. Leading…
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Re-scripting Video in a Time of Pandemic

In a time of self-isolation and social distancing, adjuncts who teach video courses in the College of Technology are going to extraordinary lengths to move their classes online and provide students with meaningful instruction. Several enterprising adjuncts have set up…
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Workshops focus on cybersecurity

The College of Technology, IT and Human Resources are collaborating to offer cybersecurity lunch-and-learn workshops. Adjunct Professor Paul Graefe developed and taught the workshop to more than 25 faculty and staff in October. In his presentation, Graefe explained the benefits of password managers that keep users safer at home and work. He also introduced attendees to LastPass, a password…
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WilmU Competes at Cecil-Con — Game On!

Wilmington University gaming students participated in the first Game Jam at Cecil-Con, a 24-hour competition in which teams vied to create and complete games by working around the clock. In all, 17 WilmU students worked on teams, responding to the creative prompt “Peculiar…
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Excellence in Cyber Security

Expertise from Wilmington University plays a key role in supporting Delaware’s information security program and prepping the next generation of cyber professionals. Dr. Mark Hufe, WilmU’s director of Cyber Security Education and chair of Computer and Network Security, along with other members of the Delaware Council of the U.S. Cyber Challenge, were recognized for enabling excellence by the…
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Magazine

Gaming Student is No Robot

One of the greatest joys of teaching is watching students blossom as they realize their personal potential. Dalton Nelson Daulton Nelson, a gaming student, took charge of his education and career path by developing a stellar senior project, and taking the lead developer…
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An In-depth Look at Unmanned Aircraft Systems and Security

Unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) are a rapidly emerging technology with global impact. Candice Carter, chair of MS-Cybersecurity at WilmU and an internationally recognized expert, has co-authored a definitive text on UAS and how to protect the skies over America in a new book. Carter and her co-authors address China’s advances in military, commercial, and recreational UAS and their potential…
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