Thursday, October 3, 2013

In the News:

  • A feature story on WU Brew appeared in the October Issue of CASE Currents Magazine. The story includes quotes from Stephen Madigosky, professor of environmental science, and John Sacharok, ’80, founder of Golden Valley Farms.
  • The Most Ingenious Attack on Gay Marriage Bans – Slate (10/2 – A column by John Culhane, professor of law and director of the Health Law Institute. The column was also posted on Newsday and The Morning Call and mentioned in Philadelphia Magazine
  • Michael Rosko, professor of healthcare management, was on WXDE-FM in Delaware during the morning broadcast on 10/2 discussing  first-day glitches in signing up for healthcare under the Affordable Care Act.
  • Daddy’s Home – The American Prospect (10/2 – Dr. Linda Houser, assistant professor of social work, provided expert commentary on paid leave) 
  • In new book, Bill Bryson revisits marvelous and mundane summer of 1927 – WHYY Newsworks (10/2 – An interview with Best-Selling Author Bill Bryson, the first speaker of the Philadelphia Speaker Series presented by Widener, aired on WHYY)
  • Fitch: Widener Univ (PA) Delayed Portion of Series 2013; Issue Split Into Series 2013 & 2013 ABloomberg Businessweek (10/2 – This Business Wire release also appeared CNBC and Reuters
  • Widener University welcomes its largest freshman class – Delaware County Daily Times (No link available; see page 32 of the 10/2 edition for a story on the largest freshman class at Widener)
  • The tea party created an existential threat to America, not Obamacare – The Christian Science Monitor (10/1 – An op-ed by Justin Holbrook, associate professor of law) 
  • Widener nursing school receives national excellence award – Nurse.com (9/30 – The School of Nursing has been named a National League for Nursing Center of Excellence) 

Events on the Harrisburg Campus today:

  • Pizza and Policy Discussion; 12 p.m.; The Pit

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Small Group Discussions with Author Ta-Nehisi Coates; 12:30–1:30 p.m.; Webb Room (ticketed event with priority given to freshmen)
  • Keynote Lecture by Author Ta-Nehisi Coates; 4–5 p.m.’ Alumni Auditorium with a simulcast in University Center, Room A (ticketed event with priority given to freshmen)

Athletic Update:

 

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

In the News:

  • Robocalls, site incense legislator – Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (10/2 – Wes Leckrone, associate professor of political science, was quoted) 
  • Smartphones dial up a controversy over search warrants – The Sacramento Bee (10/1 – Law Professor Jules Epstein provided expert commentary in this McClatchy Newspaper story, which also appeared in The Fresno Bee and The Bellingham Herald
  • Why is Pa. Ground Zero for Same-Sex Marriage – The Legal Intelligencer (10/1 – Law Professor John Culhane provided expert commentary*)  

Events on Main Campus today:

Athletic Update:

*This article is available by online subscription only, as there is now a pay wall on the site allowing only a certain amount of views. 

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

In the News:

  • Expanded Medicaid money under Obamacare provides powerful lure to reluctant state officials – The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (9/30 – Wes Leckrone, associate professor of political science, provided expert commentary) 
  • Widener Welcomes Largest Ever Freshman Class – Ms. B: The Good News Blog (9/30)
  • WU Brew: Golden Valley Farms & Widener University Collaborate – Coffee Universe (9/29 – Story on the partnership Widener made with Golden Valley Farms to produce WU Brew. Dr. Stephen Madigosky, professor of environmental science, was quoted) 
  • Senior Notes – Daily Local News (9/26 – Mention of the Wednesday lecture series at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute)
  • Blow your mind – San Francisco Bay Guardian (9/24 – Mention of the human sexuality program at Widener)

News Releases:

Events on Main Campus today:

Events on near the Delaware Campus today:

Events on the Harrisburg Campus today:

  • Examsoft Demonstration by the Registrar’s Office; 12 p.m. & 5 p.m.;  Classroom Building, Room L205