Monday, September 16, 2013

In the News:

  • Nagengast Receives National Chemistry Award for Involving Widener Undergraduates in her Research – The New American Colleges & University September Newsletter (A mention of  the award Alexis Nagengast, associate professor of chemistry, received) 
  • Out of baseball, but still at the ballpark – The Philadelphia Inquirer (9/16 – A new feature Q & A in The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Leadership Agenda, is sponsored by Widener University)
  • Widener University again named ‘Military Friendly School’ – Delaware County Daily Times (914 – Victory Media, Inc. has selected Widener University as a “Military Friendly School.” Similar mentions appeared on The Chester City Blog on 9/13 and the Ms. B: The Good News Blog on 9/12)
  • Can we find a balance between privacy, security?  News Journal (9/13 – An op-ed on Constitution Day by Alan Garfield, distinguished professor of law)
  • Steele’s Early Departure Sparks Strine Succession Buzz – Law 360 (9/11 – Law Professor Lawrence Hamermesh was quoted*)

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Constitution Day Lecture: Dr. Wesley Leckrone on “Why Progressives Should Love Federalism;” 12–1 p.m.; University Center, Webb Room
  • Teach-In: “Don’t bomb Syria” hosted by the Muslim Students Association; 12-4 p.m.; Freedom Hall, Rm 122; Panelists include:  Hamid Zangeneh, professor of economics; Bob Neveln, professor of computer science; and Thompson Bradley, professor emeritus of Swarthmore College
  • Stargazing; 8–9 p.m.; Widener Observatory

Athletic Update:

Widener Magazine Blog:

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