Friday, August 30, 2013

In the News:

  • Museum and gallery events – Philly.com (8/30 – Mention of the current exhibit at the Widener University Art Gallery)

Events on Main Campus today

  • Men’s Soccer vs. Penn State Altoona; 7 p.m.; Home
  • Field Hockey vs. Immaculata University; 7 p.m.;  Home

Athletic Update:

Widener Magazine Blog

Thursday, August 29, 2013

In the News:

  • Shengavit Historical and Archaeological Culture Preserve – Armenian News Network (8/28 – Mitchell Rothman, professor of anthropology, is helping to renovate Shengavit’s museum. This story also appeared in Asbarez Daily)
  • NJCU Foundation elects Luke Visconti chair of the Board of Directors – The Jersey Journal (8/28 – Mention of a student named to the dean’s list at Widener)
  • Miller graduates from Widener University – Carol County Times (8/28)

Events on the Harrisburg Campus today

  • “Pizza and Policy in the Pit” viewing of Martin Luther King’s “I Have A Dream” speech; 12 p.m.; Classroom Building

Athletic Update:

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

In the News:

  • On Campus – News Transcript (8/28 – Mention of a student named to the dean’s list at the School of Law)
  • How Obama’s plan might lower college costs –MSN Money (8/27 – Widener University President James T. Harris III was quoted)
  • Malvern Student Makes President’s List at Widener – Malvern Patch (8/27) 

News Releases:

Events on Main Campus today

  • Student Involvement Fair; University Center, Atrium

Athletic Update:

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

In the News:

  • Adult Catalogs are already in full force this fall in Delaware and Chester County – Haverford and Havertown Patch (8/26 – Mention of classes available through the Exton Campus. A similar mention was in the Marple Newtown Patch)
  • Pa. GOP sets sights on black, Hispanic voters – Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (8/24 – Wes Leckrone, associate professor of political science, was quoted) 

News Releases:

Events on Main Campus today

  • Cupcake Truck sponsored by the Widener Activities Council; 10 a.m.; University Center

Athletic Update:

Monday, August 26, 2013

In the News:

  • People in the News – The Philadelphia Inquirer (8/26 – Dr. Hal Shorey, assistant professor of clinical psychology and director of Organizational Development Services, was named consulting editor for the Journal of Personality Assessment) 
  • Moving Pennsylvania capital cure for corruption? Experts are skeptical – Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (8/25 – Wes Leckrone, associate professor of political science, provided expert commentary) 
  • State sea-level planning grants awarded – The News Journal (8/25 – Mention of a recent grant Widener University received*) 
  • More States Pass Tougher Laws Restricting Abortion –  Legal Issues, a Voices of America program (8/23 – Law Professor John Culhane was quoted in this interview at 7:15. Note the majority of the clip is in Chinese) 
  • New Hope Mayor Declines To Officiate Same-Sex Wedding – New Hope Free Press (8/22 – Law Professor John Culhane provided expert commentary) 

Events on Main Campus today: 

  • First day of class

Athletic Update:

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Friday, August 23, 2013

In the News:

  • News Briefs – Adoption Today (The August issue features a story on “Working with Adoptive Parents: Research, Theory, and Therapeutic Interventions,” a text co-edited by Dr. Virginia Brabender, professor of clinical psychology, including articles from faculty, students, and alumni from the Institute of Graduate Clinical Psychology
  • College Leaders Wary of Obama Plan Linking College Aid to Rank – Bloomberg News (Widener University President James T. Harris III was quoted)

Events on Main Campus today: 

  • Freshman Convocation; 9:30 a.m.; The Bown Dome Sculpture Garden

Widener Magazine Blog:

Thursday, August 22, 2013

In the News:

  • New freshman class moves in at Widener University – Delaware County Daily Times (8/22 – President James T. Harris III and members from the class of 2017 were quoted in this story on move-in day) 
  • Move-in Day for the class of 2017 was featured on WPVI-TV (ABC) and WCAU-TV (NBC) during the afternoon and evening broadcasts on 8/21. Parents of students were quoted.
  • Law Professor Juliet M. Moringiello was quoted in an interview about Detroit bankruptcy on Swiss Public Radio on 8/21. (Note: The interview is in German, Moringiello speaks in English around 2:28)  
  • Date Set for Montco Same-Sex Marriage Suit; Newlyweds to Join? – The Legal Intelligencer (8/21 – Law Professor John Culhane was quoted regarding a same-sex marriage suit*)
  • Drones fly into wild, legal yonder: Electronic eye in the sky – PennLive.com (8/20 – Law Professor Robert Power provided expert commentary)
  • Three Named to Widener University Board of Trustees – The Chester City Blog (8/20

Events on Main Campus today: 

  • Open Faculty Meeting; 4 p.m.; Alumni Auditorium
  • President’s Opening Reception; 6-8 p.m.; Billie Kirkbride House

Athletic Update:

  • College Football Preview: Widener Pride – KYW-AM and CBS Philly (8/21)

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

In the News:

  • Widener president elected treasurer – The Chester Spirit (No link available; see the 8/21 edition for a story on President James T. Harris III being elected treasurer of the Council for Advancement and Support of Education)
  • People on the Move – Philadelphia Business Journal (8/20 – Three new members of the Board of Trustees, Leanne Caret, Christina Delva, and Jeffery Flynn, were featured in this section)
  • Sexuality Matters: Violence Against Women Act empowers and protects domestic and sexual abuse victims – News of Delaware County (8/20 – Monthly column written by a student in the human sexuality program. This month’s column was written by Chris McCoy)

News Releases:

Events on Main Campus today: 

  • Move-in Day for the Class of 2017

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

In the News:

  • Financial woes force Chester Eastside Ministries to cut back – Delaware County Daily Times (8/20 – Widener University was mentioned for providing support to Chester Eastside Ministries) 
  • Editorial: Ban guns at municipal meetings – Delaware County Daily Times (8/20 – Repost of a story that mentions a comment made by a Widener Law professor) 
  • On campus news for the week of Aug. 19 – The Patriot-News (8/18 – Mention of students who recently completed the School of Law’s Jurist Academy Program)

News Releases:

Monday, August 19, 2013

In the News:

  • Dean’s List – The Sentinel (8/18 – Mention of a student named to the dean’s list at the School of Law) 
  • Graduates – The Republican Herald (8/18 – Mention of a recent graduate from the School of Law) 
  • Trouble Looming – The News Journal (8/16 – Law Professor Lawrence Hamermesh provided expert commentary*) 
  • Calendar: From the Studio: The World of Norman Rubington – Philly.com (Calendar listing on the Widener Art Gallery Exhibition) 

News Releases:

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