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Face the Future of Technology with WilmU's Cybersecurity Education 

Ransomware attacks, data breaches, and other highly publicized E-crimes are highlighting a nationwide demand for cybersecurity experts. As businesses, health care providers, and government agencies seek skilled technicians to assess their operational risks and defend their computer networks, Wilmington University’s College of Technology stands ready to prepare job-seekers to…
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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…
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Gaming Grad Develops Health Software

Jeff Fisher, a graduate of the Game Design and Development program in Wilmington University’s College of Technology, has been busy working on several projects funded by the National Institutes of Health in his current position at Barron Associates, a software research…
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Student Interns From WilmU Gain A Significant Advantage

Besides on-the-job experience, student interns from Wilmington University gain a significant advantage in launching their careers. Lloyd Shoriwa, who completed three internships with PPL, a Fortune 500 utilities company, was offered a full-time position as an associate security analyst in December, when he completed his bachelor’s degree in Computer and Network Security. Lloyd is a self-starter…
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From Game Design Student to Teacher

Mentoring future faculty members is one of the most rewarding aspects of Scott Shaw’s work as program chair of the Game Design andDevelopment andVideo and MotionGraphics degrees and the Maker certificate in WilmU’s College of Technology. “Students…
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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…
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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 studios in their basements at home in order to teach online. Presentations have included such “hands-on” topics as…
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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…
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A Magical Meeting with Disney Graphic Design Students

A get-together in Florida was a magical experience for a Wilmington University professor and Disney employees who are studying online at WilmU. Susan L. Gregg, chair of Digital Media, Graphic Design, Photography, and Web Design, was in Orlando in September for a conference for Epsilon Pi Tau, the leading international honor society for technology, where she serves on the board. “I couldn’t go…
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