Monday, June 30, 2014

In the News:

  • Dean’s List – Bucks County Courier Times and The Times Tribune (6/30)
  • The Wall Street Journal Features Joint CAGW/Utah Taxpayer Association Op Ed [Professional Services Close – Up] – TMC.net (6/29 –  Mention of a study done by Joseph Fuhr, professor of economics)
  • Results First program guides states to smarter spending; Pa. doesn’t use it – The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (6/28 – Wes Leckrone, associate professor of political science, provided expert commentary) 
  • Kathleen Kane’s failed gambit – The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (6/28 – Mention of Geoffrey Moulton Jr., associate professor emeritus of law, who is leading the investigation for Attorney General Kane. A similar story appeared in the Times Herald)
  • Events to celebrate law protecting Delaware’s coast – The News Journal (6/28 – Mention of James R. May, co-director of the Environmental Law Center at Widener*)
  • Fish Commission Presents Franklin Kury With Ralph Abele Conservation Heritage Award – NorthCentralPA.com (6/26 – Mention of Distinguished Professor of Law John Dernbach. Dernbach also serves as co-director of Widener’s Environmental Law Center. A similar story appeared on PA Environment Digest Daily)

 

Thursday, June 26, 2014

In the News:

  • Widener Partnership grads to receive full scholarships – Philadelphia Tribune (6/25 – News of the recent WPCS graduation ceremony and announcement of scholarships courtesy of BLOCS and Widener; Mention of the scholarships provided by Widener also appeared in the Delaware County Daily Times on 6/26)
  • Law prof: SupCo ruling tells cops to get a warrant to search cellphones – WDEL (6/25 – Jules Epstein, professor of law, appeared live on air at 5:30 p.m. to discuss a recent Supreme Court ruling)
  • Philly mental health service providers see no uptick in patients from ACA provisions – MEDCITY News (6/24 – Reposting of The Philadelphia Inquirer story featuring expert commentary from Dr. Sanjay Nath, director of the Institute for Graduate Clinical Psychology) 
  • In the Colleges – New Jersey Herald (6/22 – Mention of a student named to the dean’s list) 

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

In the News:

  • Sandusky and Corbett: Together again – The Philadelphia Daily News (6/25 – Mention of Geoffrey Moulton Jr., associate professor emeritus of law, who is leading the investigation for Attorney General Kane)
  • SEXUALITY MATTERS: The “how to” of raising your marriage – The News of Delaware County (6/24 – Monthly column written by a student in the human sexuality program at Widener. This month’s column was written by Margo Lewish-Jah)
  • People on the Move – The Philadelphia Business Journal (6/24 – Mention of Daniel Robinson, professor of English, who was recently named the recipient of the Homer C. Nearing Jr. Distinguished Professorship in English)
  • Spring Semester College Dean’s Lists – The Abington Journal (6/24)
  • Kathleen Kane: Inexplicable delays in Sandusky investigation – The Philadelphia Business Journal (6/23 – Geoffrey Moulton Jr., an associate professor emeritus of law who is leading the investigation, was quoted) 

News Releases:

 

 

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

In the News:

  • Two named to Widener University Board of Trustees – Philly.com and Philadelphia Inquirer (6/24 )
  • Colleges honor 24 area learners as top academics – The Post (6/24 – Mention of recent graduates, a student who made the dean’s list, and a higher education graduate student who traveled to Italy)
  • Supreme Court ruling means adjustments for DNREC – The News Journal (6/24 – James R. May, co-director of the Environmental Law Center, provided expert commentary on the court’s ruling regarding greenhouse gases)
  • Supreme Court limits class action cases: business of law – Bloomberg News (6/24- Larry Hamermesh, professor of law, provided expert analysis of the court’s ruling; a similar story also appeared in the Financial Post)
  • U.S. lags behind the rest of the world in paid leave – American Public Media (6/23 – Dr. Linda Houser, assistant professor of social work, provided expert commentary)
  • Kane: Missteps, ‘inexcusable delays’ in Sandusky investigation review – The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (6/23 – Geoffrey Moulton Jr., associate professor emeritus of law, is leading this investigation; a similar story appeared on WCAU-TV (NBC) during the morning broadcast, on WHTM-TV (ABC) during the evening broadcast, in The Wall Street Journal, in the Reading Eagle, in The Morning Call, in the Bucks County Courier Times, and on CNBnews.net )
  • Senior Notes – Daily Local News (6/23 – Listing about “OLLI at the Movies” events)
  • Ramsburg and Shoemaker earn law degrees – The Evening Sun (6/23)
  • College Graduates – Bucks County Courier Times (6/23 – Listing of recent Widener graduates)
  • Graduates – The Republican Herald (6/22 – Mention of two recent graduates from Widener)
  • Dean’s List – The Republican Herald (6/22 – Listing of students named to the dean’s list at Widener) 
  • Campus News – Reading Eagle (6/22 – Listing of recent Widener graduates) 

News Releases:

Monday, June 23, 2014

In the News:

  • ACA hasn’t boosted use of mental-health care services – The Philadelphia Inquirer (6/22 – Dr. Sanjay Nath, director of the Institute for Graduate Clinical Psychology at Widener, provided expert commentary) 
  • College News for June 21 – The Record (6/21 – Mention of a recent graduate)
  • Business Calendar – Delaware County Daily Times (6/21 – Listing of upcoming Widener Small Business Development Seminar)
  • The Wall Street Journal Publishes Joint CAGW/Utah Taxpayer Association Op Ed – Reuters (6/20 – Mention of a study done by Joseph Fuhr, professor of economics. Similar stories appeared in a number of outlets include Bloomberg Businessweek)
  • Chester approves contracts – Delaware County Daily Times (6/20 – Widener students volunteer with the Shade Tree Commission)
  • Campus News – Lebanon Daily News (6/20 – Mention of recent graduates from the School of Law)
  • Associate Professor Tonya M. Evans was interviewed on the Matt McGill Morning Show on WVON-AM about the cancellation of the Redskins’ trademark on 6/19.
  • Defenders of traditional marriage take their message to Washington – The Patriot-News (6/19 – Law Professor Randy Lee was quoted)
  • College News – Star Gazette (6/19 – Mention of a student named to the dean’s list at Widener)
  • On Campus – The Bismark Tribune (6/19 – Mention of a recent graduate)

News Releases:

Widener Magazine Blog:

Thursday, June 19, 2014

In the News:

  • No retrial for pair in ’95 robbery-murder – The Philadelphia Inquirer (6/19 – Law Professor Jules Epstein was quoted. A similar story appeared on FindLaw
  • Community Spirit in Action; People, places and events in our region of Delaware County – The Chester Spirit (No link available; see the 6/18 edition, as President James T. Harris III was mentioned) 
  • People on the Move – The Philadelphia Business Journal (6/17 – Daniel Hartney and Sophia Wisniewska have been named to the Board of Directors at Widener)

News Releases:

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Stars and S’mores: Dr. Harry Augensen, acting dean and professor of physics and astronomy, will share his stargazing expertise at dusk; 7 p.m.; Kirkbride Lawn

Athletic Update: 

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

In the News:

  • Widener University pro bono student clinic has become an influential model nationwide – Advance Healthcare Network (6/17 – Story on the Chester Community Physical Therapy Clinic run by the students in the PT program at Widener; This story originally appeared on the cover of Advance for PT and Rehabilitation)
  • Area students on Widener dean’s list – The Standard Speaker (6/18 – Announcement of Widener students from the Hazleton, Pa., area who made the dean’s list)
  • Widener University appoints two to Board of Trustees with involvement in Chester – Ms. B: The Good News (6/17 – Blog post about new board members)

News Releases:

Athletic Update:

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

In the News:

  • Who’s News – The Daily Journal (6/17 – Michele Hanley, a  business informatics junior, represented Widener in the first international student idea contest hosted by Software AG)
  • Political analysts say tussle over Pa. party chair could hurt Dems – Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (6/16 – Wes Leckrone, associate professor of political science, provided expert commentary) 
  • Basic facts about Social Security of concern to pre-retirees – SmartBrief (6/16 – Reposting of a MarketWatch column by Kenn Tacchino, professor of taxation and financial planning)
  • Georgetown student makes Widener University Dean’s List – Sussex Countian (6/16)

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Freshman Pride Experience One: Summer Registration; Main Campus

Widener Magazine Blog:

Monday, June 16, 2014

In the News:

  • 8 Social Security basics you need to know – Market Watch (6/16 – Column by Kenn Tacchino, professor of taxation and financial planning)
  • Scholarships from the NLN Foundation for Nursing Education – The National League for Nursing Report (No link available; see page 3 of the spring 2014 edition as Tammie Calabrese, lecturer of nursing, was quoted about being a recipient of the NLN Foundation scholarship) 
  • College Notes – Republican Herald (6/15 – Jacob Daniels, a recent graduate, received the Institute for Physical Therapy Education Academic Excellence Award)
  • Pennsylvania court rulings differ on expert witnesses – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (6/14 – Jules Epstein, professor of law, provided expert commentary)
  • What will we learn from the Kane report? – Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (6/14 – Law Professor Geoffrey Moulton is serving as a special investigator for a report on the Jerry Sandusky investigation)
  • Widener University grads – The Evening Sun (6/13 – Mention of students named to the dean’s list. Similar stories appeared in the Lebanon Daily News, the Leader and the Messenger-Gazette)
  • Study: Why are Pennsylvania taxes so high? Corruption – The Morning Call (6/12 – Repost of Pittsburgh Tribune-Review story featuring expert commentary from Wes Leckone, associate professor of political science) 

News Releases:

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Freshman Pride Experience One: Summer Registration; Main Campus

Thursday, June 12, 2014

In the News:

  • Guest Column: Support the Ready to Succeed program – Delaware County Daily Times (6/11 – An op-ed on the Ready to Succeed Scholarship Program by President James T. Harris III*)
  • PEACE OF MIND: Does the sunshine affect our mood? – News of Delaware County (6/11 – Monthly column written by a student in the PsyD program. This month’s column was written by Hilary Hla)
  • On campus – Lebanon Daily News (6/11 – Mention of recent graduates) 
  • The 30th International Conference on Solid Waste Technology and Management – MSW Management (6/10 – Ronald L. Mersky, associate professor of civil engineering, is the conference chair)
  • Is Delaware Law A Favor To Plaintiff Lawyers, Or Shareholder Protection? – Forbes (6/10 – Reference on Ruby R. Vale Professor of Corporate and Business Law Lawerence Hamermesh’s writing on plaintiff-lawyer tactics and his role on the Delaware State Bar’s Council)
  • Del. Judge Reshuffling Won’t Rock First State – Law 360 (6/10 – Law Professor Lawrence Hamermesh provided commentary about turnover on the Delaware Supreme Court*)

News Releases: 

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Stars and S’mores: Dr. Harry Augensen, acting dean and professor of physics and astronomy, will share his stargazing expertise at dusk; 7 p.m.; Kirkbride Lawn

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