Working Upstream!

The College of Social and Behavioral Sciences announces a new Doctor of Social Science in Prevention Science. A parable known as “The River Story” or “The Upstream Story” has often been used as a common way to describe the prevention of social or health issues before they occur. Here’s one version:  Writer, educator and clinical epidemiologist Dr. W. Sumner Davis wrote: “Imagine a…
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Journey to Joy

Dr. Regina Allen-Sharpe says she’s in the “dream development” business. “Everyone comes to college with a dream,” she says. “I like to think I play some small part in making that dream come to fruition.” Named assistant vice president of Student Affairs in…

Seventh Wonder

Cheerleaders continue streak as UCA Small Coed Division II national champs. Wilmington University Cheerleading celebrates their 7th straight UCA National Cheerleading Championship. (Photo by Frank Stallworth) The streak is alive and well for Wilmington University’s…

First to the Bench

Student Veda Wooley will be attending the Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law this fall as the first Wilmington University alum to be admitted. At 4, Wooley knew she wanted to be a lawyer. While her peers were preparing for kindergarten, she got a backrow seat viewing college courses while her parents taught at WilmU and Widener University School of Law.  She remembers sitting in on a…
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The ‘Pawn Pusher’

Walter Nathan Durant was just a text message away as the Thomas Edison Charter School team placed second in the 2018 National Junior High Chess Championship. Alumnus Walter Nathan Durant uses chess to teach students about life. The team was vying for a third national…