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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 Space,” to come up with such innovations as a maze game that flips and tumbles as players search for a way out of a…
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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…
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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 position on his class team project. “I could tell he was trying to find his spot, how he could contribute,” says Scott Shaw…
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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…
Academic News

Gaming Student is No Robot

One of the greatest joys of teaching is watching students blossom as they realize their personal potential. Daulton Nelson, a gaming student, took charge of his education and career path by developing a stellar senior project, and taking the lead developer position on his…
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Light Painting Illuminates Advanced Photography Students

Students in the TEC 300 Advanced Photography class create photographs through light painting, a technique where photographers use a series of long exposures using a tripod. High powered flashlights and strobes are used to illuminate sections of the subject. Select images are then merged together using a Photoshop function. “It allows students to create dramatic images when they are taking…
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Games Inspire Science Super Heroes

Luna Wolf Studios, founded by a group of talented and entrepreneurial WilmU alums, has created five educational games for Legends of Learning, a program for elementary and middle-school teachers that engages students through games played in the classroom. Founded by three…
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At the Scene of the Crime

Imagine a 3-D environment in which you can “walk” through a crime scene and investigate a murder. Investigation Simulation being built within the College of Technology Game Design and Development Program does just that, allowing students pursuing a certificate in Crime…
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WilmU Plays Defense at Cyber Security Competition

When a news organization fired its entire IT department, the replacements it brought in had their work cut out for them. Keep services up. Keep data safe. And keep the bad guys out. The situation was a simulation: regional finals in the 2018 Mid-Atlantic Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (maccdc.org). For a team of students from Wilmington University’s College of Technology, though, the…
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