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The 50th Anniversary Grand Finale

A pictorial of art in action: A work that represents WilmU’s past, present and future After ayear of celebrating Wilmington University’s 50th anniversary, there needed to be a grand finale — a way to symbolize the vibrancy of our students, faculty and staff, and to honor employees who have passed. It would be a work of art reflective of WilmU’s culture and service to…
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The CJI’s True Crime Lecture Series

Last month, Wilmington University’s Criminal Justice Institute launched its True Crime Lecture Series. CJI directors Dr. Ray Carr and Scott Duffey lined up internationally recognized FBI profilers, undercover agents and investigators who handled some of the most notorious…
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Shekinah Reynolds: Crowning Achievements

It was back in 2007 when Shekinah “Kye” Reynolds first realized that beauty contests were about more than physical beauty. Reynolds was named Miss Delaware North America, a competition that was based on how well contestants had executed a community-related platform.
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Wildcats Have Made Their Mark In Division II

It’s been 15 years since Wilmington University sports transitioned from NAIA to the more competitive NCAA Division II status, and the numbers indicate the move has been successful. Back in 2004, the University fielded teams in nine sports: baseball, softball, women’s volleyball, men’s and women’s cross country, men’s and women’s soccer, and men’s and women’s basketball. Golf was…
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Dr. Carol Birnbohm: Homegrown Leader

Carol Birnbohm first displayed her innate leadership abilities on Memorial Day, 1988, on a softball field in Marlton, New Jersey — although she didn’t realize it at the time. Now Dr. Carol Birnbohm, she is superintendent of schools in the Lenape Regional High School…
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WilmU Scholarship Lights the Way to a College Degree

The STAR Scholarship halves the cost of tuition for qualified students For 10 years, Wilmington University’s STAR Scholarship has enabled stellar students to launch their careers with a bachelor’s degree they can afford. Recent revisions to this financial assistance program — part of WilmU’s partnership with Delaware Technical Community College — put higher education within reach of even…
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Time Marches On

Wilmington University History adjunct Michael Dixon teaches students how to conduct investigations into a well-hidden past. “We are not makers of history. We are made by history.” —Martin Luther King, Jr. In Michael Dixon’s case, he was indeed made by history. For…
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Surviving A Narcissist

It’s possible to cope with narcissists. There’s a way to reclaim your happiness. Two of WilmU’s College of Social and Behavioral Sciences’ certified counselors and faculty explain how. L-R, Dr. James Walsh and Dr. Todd Grande The good news is that the world is full…
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Dr. Barbara Thomas: Following Her Heart

Dr. Barbara Thomas hopes you know that your goals aren’t subject to prior authorization. That what others tell you is possible doesn’t matter nearly as much as what’s in your heart. It’s a lesson that’s changed the course of her life, and she hopes you’ll remember it, too. “You tell them for me and for you, ‘Yes I can. Yes I can,’” says Dr. Thomas, 72, of Boiling Springs…
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