Monday, December 23, 2013

In the News:

  • Playwickian editor-in-chief receives leadership award – Bucks County Courier Times (12/23 – Story on a recipient of the Widener University High School Leadership Award)
  • What Pa. court’s ruling on gas-drilling law means – The Philadelphia Inquirer (12/22 – John Dernbach, professor of law and co-director of the Environmental Law Center, was quoted)
  • People on the Move – The Times-Tribune (12/22 – Mention of a recent Widener Law graduate)
  • For ex-city administrator, a sense of unfairness – The Times-Tribune (12/22 – Susan Saidel, director of the Veterans Law Clinic, was quoted) 
  • Editorial: Tread carefully with charter school reform – Delaware County Daily Times (12/21 – Mention of the Widener Partnership Charter School)
  • Sexuality Matters: The best online sex education resources for kids and teens (and for you, too!) – News of Delaware County (12/20 – Monthly column written by a student in the human sexuality program. This month’s column is written by Lyndsay Mercier)
  • 5 Reasons You Should Care About the New Mexico Supreme Court’s Gay Marriage Ruling – The Huffington Post (12/20 – Column written by Law Professor John Culhane
  • Analysis: Landmark Court Opinion Turns Environmental Regulation In PA Upside Down – PA Environment Digest (John Dernbach, professor of law and co-director of the Environmental Law Center, was quoted)

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Friday, December 20, 2013

In the News:

  • Does Duck Dynasty star’s suspension infringe on freedom of speech? – WHTM-TV (ABC) (12/20 – Michael Dimino, Sr., associate professor of law, provided expert commentary)
  • Neshaminy editor Gillian McGoldrick wins Widener leadership award – Philly.com (12/20 – Story on a recipient of the Widener University High School Leadership Award)
  • Peace of Mind: The complexity of gift giving for adults – News of Delaware County (12/19 – Monthly column written by a student in the PsyD program. This month’s column was written by Jonathon Krigel)
  • Widener nursing school receives national excellence award – Nurse.com Magazine (No link available; see page 16 of the November issue for a story on the School of Nursing being named as a National League for Nursing Center of Excellence) 

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Thursday, December 19, 2013

In the News:

  • Detroit seeks key court ruling to infuse bankrupt city with cash  – Business News Network (12/17 – Law Professor Juliet Moringiello provided expert commentary)

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Wednesday, December 18, 2013

In the News:

  • Handling the Christmas curmudgeon – The Chicago Tribune (12/17 – Dr. Hal Shorey, assistant professor of clinical psychology, provided expert commentary on managing family around the holidays)
  • Analysis: Detroit seeks key court ruling to infuse bankrupt city with cash – CNBC (12/17 – Law Professor Juliet Moringiello provided expert commentary in this Reuters story, which appeared in a number of outlets including: The Orlando Sentinel and Virginia Gazette)
  • U.S. News Analysis Shows Universities Where Reputation, Rank Don’t Match – U.S. News & World Report (12/12 – Widener University was listed as #19 in overperforming) 

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Tuesday, December 17, 2013

In the News:

  • On campus – The Patriot News (No link available; see the 12/15 edition for a mention of recent law graduates who took their oath) 
  • Air Force reservist contends military service cost him a job – Pennsylvania Independent (12/13 – Sue Saidel, acting director of the Veterans Law Clinic, was quoted)

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Monday, December, 16, 2013

In the News:

  • Five Foods That Are Killing the Planet – Sierra Magazine (Stephen Madigosky, chair and professor of environmental science, provided expert commentary on shade-grown coffee in the January 2014 issue)
  • People in the News – The Philadelphia Inquirer (12/16 – Lt. Col. Matthew F. Ignatovig has been named commander of Widener University’s Dauntless Battalion)
  • Gun control battle continues in Delaware – Delaware State News (12/15 – Dr. Sanjay Nath, director of the Institute for Graduate Clinical Psychology, provided expert commentary on the stigma related to mental health)

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Friday, December 13, 2013

In the News:

  • Widener graduate funds scholarship – The Philadelphia Inquirer (12/13 – University Trustee Tom Bown and his wife Bonnie  and Widener University recently established the Gen. Carl E. Mundy Jr. and Linda Sloan Mundy Marine Scholarship Fund)
  • Museum and gallery events – Philly.com (12/13 – Mention of the current exhibit, Picture Man: Photographs by Milton Rogovin, at the Widener University Art Gallery
  • Students – Daily Local News (12/12 – Lake Greene, a psychology major, is one of nine freshmen to be named the first Apogee Scholars by the Oskin Leadership Institute at Widener)
  • Internet lifts shroud of secrecy on adoption – The Sacrament Bee and Latino Times (12/12 – Reposting of the Los Angeles Times story featuring commentary from Law Professor Mary Kate Kearney)

Events on Main Campus today: 

Events on Main Campus Saturday: 

  • Men’s Basketball vs. Albright College; 3 p.m.; Home

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Thursday, December 12, 2013

In the News:

  • Internet lifts shroud of secrecy on adoption – Los Angeles Times (12/11 – Law Professor Mary Kate Kearney provided expert commentary) 
  • Widener students provide FREE physical therapy in Chester – The Chester City Blog (12/11 – Video of Widener PT Students) 

Events on Main Campus today: 

  • Residence Halls Close; 6 p.m.; Main Campus
  • Stargazing; 6–7 p.m.; Widener Observatory

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Wednesday, December 11, 2013

In the News:

  • Rockin’ for toys – The Chester Spirit (No link available; see the 12/11 edition for a mention of the Annual Toys for Tots Concert held at Widener
  • Rowan University museum to display iconic “Nipper window” piece – South Jersey Times (12/10 – Widener was mentioned) 
  • A story on the annual Francis Pileggi Distinguished Lecture in Corporate Law was featured in Westlaw Journal’s Delaware Corporate on 12/9; no link available.

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Events on Main Campus today: 

  • Stressbusters 2013: Make Your Own Cards; 11 a.m.–2 p.m.;  University Center Atrium
  • Women’s Basketball vs. Swarthmore College; 7 p.m.; Home

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Tuesday, December 10, 2013

In the News:

  • Detroit bankruptcy ruling reverberates in Scranton – The Times-Tribune (12/9 – Law Professor Juliet Moringiello provided expert commentary. A similar story appeared on Newsworks
  • On campus news for Dec. 9, 2013 – The Patriot-News (12/9 – Mention of recent Widener Law graduates) 
  • Widener frosh Apogee Scholar – Delaware County Daily Times (No link available; see page 14 of the 12/8 edition for a story on Joann Kliein, a communications studies freshman, named the first Apogee Scholar at Widener) 
  • Chester to hold vigil honoring Mandela – Delaware County Daily Times (12/6 – Stephanie Schechner, assistant dean of Arts and Science, professor of French and Francophone Studies in Widener University’s African and African American Studies program, provided expert commentary) 
  • Business digest: Books-A-Million to hold grand opening at Chambersburg Mall – Public Opinion (12/5 – Mention of a Widener Law event. Law Dean Linda L. Ammons was quoted) 

Events on Main Campus today: 

  • Flu Clinic; 2–4 p.m.; Student Health Services (No Appointment Necessary)

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