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New at WilmU: The Bachelor of Science in Biology

More Than Just Microscopes The state-of-the-art Biology lab at Wilmington University Brandywine Wilmington University’s new Biology degree offers research experience and creates career opportunities. The state of Delaware boasts a rich history of scientific innovation, from DuPont to today’s tech startups. About 80 percent of the U.S. pharmaceutical industry is headquartered in the Delaware…
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A Look at Unmanned Aircraft Systems and Security

Unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) are a rapidly emerging technology with global impact. Candice Carter, the chair of MS-Cybersecurity at Wilmington University and an internationally recognized expert, has co-authored a new book, “Unmanned Aircraft Systems in the Cyber…
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Cultivating an Inclusive Culture

Wilmington University joined forces recently with the Proud Professionals Network (PPN) to offer the 2018 Leadership and Diversity Academy, a three-part training series centered on inclusion, management and LGBTQ issues. Seated, from left: Dr. Elena Keith, Edgard Izaguirre…
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Jeff Lomas: First in His Class

In January, Detective Jeff Lomas of the Las Vegas Metro Police Department flew in from Vegas to attend commencement and become the first recipient of Wilmington University’s master’s degree in Cybersecurity. Jeff Lomas with wife, Mariana, and sons Tristen and Parker. While the 2,500-mile trip to Philadelphia International Airport was a long one*, his journey actually began even farther west…
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Wildcat Athletes Take Their Games to Europe

Two former Wildcat athletes are pursuing their sports in Europe on the professional level after record-setting careers at the University. Amelia Simmons Amelia Simmons, class of 2010, the only basketball All-American (Division II) in WilmU’s history, has played in Germany…
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Jacquelyn Blevins: A Fish Story, with Green Cats

Goldfish. Catfish. Tuna fish. The middle-schoolers sitting around Jacquelyn Blevins’s office were naming every kind of fish they could think of. Jacquelyn Blevins “It looked like they were having a lot of fun,” says Blevins, a software support technologist and pupil…
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Athletics Hall of Fame Inducts Dr. Robertson

Long-time Faculty Athletics Representative (FAR) Dr. Clinton Robertson, also assistant dean of the College of Business, was inducted into the Wilmington University Athletics Hall of Fame on April 15. Dr. Clint Robertson and his wife, Angie, at the Wilmington University Athletics Hall of Fame induction ceremony The University’s first FAR, Dr. Robertson was instrumental in guiding the Athletics…
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A Start-Up That Stands Out

Adjunct Mathews Chacko and his partners defied the odds while luring some big fish to their entrepreneurial enterprise. Mathews Chacko As one of “Shark Tank’s” resident savants, Mark Cuban routinely turns thumbs down on the intense, almost desperate sales pitches that…
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Masters of Education

How five students turned homework into WilmU’s newest graduate degree Masters of Education From left: Dr. Kathi Brown, Marietta Dantonio-Madsen, Dr. Bryan Steinberg,Heather Horowitz, Dr. Nina Buchanan, Dr. John Gray, Christina Asroff, Pamela McGee Learning by doing is key…
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Oh, The Humanities!

Dr. Kate Cottle says you need soft skills for hard jobs Dr. Kate Cottle They’re called “soft skills,” and they go by various names, including writing, critical thinking, communication, empathy, self-awareness, emotional intelligence and more, depending on who’s listing them. Whatever they’re called, the key word is “soft,” and everything that adjective suggests. Activate the…
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