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It Takes Two

Ashley Bond and Rich Godwin, the affable duo that has served WilmU for a combined 64 years, have greeted almost every student who entered the Wilson Graduate Center on a weeknight for the past 15 years. Rich Godwin (left) and Ashley Bond The idea that opposites attract has been debated for years. And Bond and Godwin are, indeed, different: their temperaments; political views; one is a social…
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Something New Every Day

For Yuliya Davidzenka, learning keeps the mind sharp. From left: Dr. Sallie Reissman, Yuliya Davidzenka, Sandy Bennett The only Wilmington University graduate in Las Vegas returned to the classroom last summer — virtually, this time — to start work on her Master of…
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Wilmington University Brandywine Building Renamed

On May 30, 2019, Wilmington University President Dr. LaVerne Harmon and the Board of Trustees announced that Wilmington University Brandywine was renamed the Jack P. Varsalona Hall. The dedication reflected Dr. Varsalona’s vision to build Wilmington University Brandywine…
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Write On!

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of technical writers is projected to grow 11 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all other occupations. We got this! Karen Birk Somewhere, sometime, you will write a report or a business plan, or draft a memo, or construct a written procedure that others will follow to do their own jobs or learn a process. Whether you knew…
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The Compassionate Champion Award

Dr. Debra Berke and Dr. Rebecca Ghabour of the University’s College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Psychology Department received the Compassionate Champion Award in May for helping to develop Delaware as a trauma-informed state. Dr. Debra Berke and Dr. Rebecca…
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Business Analytics Grads in High Demand

The development of WilmU’s Bachelor of Science in Business Analytics degree came to fruition in May of 2015; its first course was offered in the fall of 2016; and three of its students graduated in January. Alec Garbayo, who transferred to WilmU from Delaware Technical…
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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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Why Microgrants Can Transform Lives

Wilmington University is dedicated to finding ways to assist students in completing their degrees. The College of Business (COB) is a trailblazer in the University’s Microgrant program, which helps students who are at risk of dropping out due to financial hurdles. In…
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Kim Parrish: Bringing Compassion To The Hard Places

In 2008, Mississippi native Allison Mellon started a nonprofit, The Hard Places Community, to fight human trafficking throughout the world. In Cambodia’s Phnom Penh sex tourist district, children as young as 3 live and work on the streets. Along with other members of The…
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NASA News

Dr. Milton Muldrow, the College of Arts and Sciences science chair, is now associate director of NASA’s Space Grant Consortium of Delaware. Dr. Milton Muldrow He assists in oversight of the consortium of higher learning institutions and with grant proposal reviews. He also continues to work with state and federal representatives, having twice visited Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., for science…
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