Thursday, July 31, 2014

In the News:

  • Fitch Rates Widener University Revs ‘A-‘; Outlook Stable – Fort Mill Times (7/30 –  Fitch Ratings has assigned an ‘A-‘ rating to the series 2014 revenue bonds to be issued in the amount of approximately $19 million by the Pennsylvania Higher Educational Facilities Authority on behalf of Widener)
  • Wolf working on plan for progressive Pa. income tax – WHYY’s Newsworks (7/30 – Dr. Wes Leckrone, associate professor of political science, provided expert commentary
  • Lower price, greater access to life-saving drugs – The Hill (7/30 – Op-Ed by Dr. Joseph Fuhr, professor of economics) 
  • Poynter Gathers Media and Thought Leaders to Explore 25 Years of News on the Web – Digital Journal (7/30 – The Web@25  panel was sponsored by Widener University; This news also appeared on IT Business Net)
  • A glimpse across the veil – Delco News Network (7/30 – Exton Campus instructor Lesley Wood will present a talk on paranormal photographs at Parastudy on Aug. 11)
  • On Campus – Register News (7/30 – Student Lindsay Donovan, an education major, was recognized for making the President’s List)

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Wednesday, July 30, 2014

In the News:

  • Chester school leaders revise tax plans; promise enrollment offers – Chester Spirit (7/30 – Mention of an agreement  CUSD Cyberschool has with Widener) 
  • An income tax proposal that threads the needle? – WITF-FM (7/29 – Wes Leckrone, associate professor of political science, provided expert commentary) 
  • A “Sexercise” Workshop Teacher Talks Squats And Planks – Refinery29 (7/29 – Q&A with Dr. Timaree Schmit, an alumna and adjunct in the Center for Human Sexuality Studies) 

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Tuesday, July 29, 2014

In the News:

  • The Philadelphia Speaker Series presented by Widener University was mentioned during the Preston & Steve Show on WMMR-AM on 7/29.
  • With Honors – Press of Atlantic City (7/29 – Mention of  Widener Law alumni  recently admitted to the Supreme Court bar)
  • Widener Alumna Hired as Director of Social Work Counseling Services – Delaware County Daily Times (No link available; see the 7/28 edition for a mention of Shanna Williams, LCSW, MEd, who was recently named director of SWCS)

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Monday, July 28, 2014

In the News: 

  • Wolf and Corbett stump across Pennsylvania – The Philadelphia Inquirer (7/27 – Wes Leckrone, associate professor of political science, provided expert commentary)
  • Redding mental-health hotline helps those in need, but needs its own help, too – Record Searchlight (7/26 – Dr. Sanjay Nath, director of the Institute for Graduate Clinical Psychology, was quoted)
  • Soccer for Success program holds raffle – Delaware County Daily Times (No link available; see the 7/26 issue for a mention of a raffle held for Philadelphia Union tickets by Soccer for Success
  • Oil, gas boom taps rush of ordinances and bans across the U.S. – The Denver Post (7/26 – John Dernbach, distinguished professor of law and  co-director of the Environmental Law Center, was quoted. A similar story appeared in the Daily News
  • A third Tom enters the race for governor and turns up the heat: John L. Micek – The Patriot-News (7/24 – Wes Leckrone, associate professor of political science, provided expert commentary)

Thursday, July 24, 2014

In the News:

  • Detroit pensioners approve bankruptcy haircut in landslide – Fortune (7/22 –  Law Professor Juliet Moringiello was quoted) 
  • Explained: The Colo. ballot initiatives that would limit oil and gas development – Colorado Public Radio (7/21 – Distinguished Professor of Law John C. Dernbach was quoted in the audio clip) 
  • Citizen groups appeal state’s plan for pickle plant – Cape Gazette (7/21 – Mention of Kenneth T. Kristl, associate professor of law and director of the Environmental and Natural Resources Law)
  • 5 things learned from Giants fan beating verdict – The Washington Post (7/10 – Christopher J. Robinette, associate professor of law, provided expert commentary in this Associated Press story) 

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

In the News:

  • Detroit workers, retirees give bankruptcy plan a boost – The Morning Call (7/22 – Law Professor Juliet Moringiello provided expert commentary. Similar stories appeared in a few news outlets including the Daily Press and KWSN-AM
  • SEXUALITY MATTERS: A cross cultural comparison of adolescent sexual health education in the US and the Netherlands – News of Delaware County (7/22 – Monthly column written by a student in the human sexuality program at Widener. This month’s column was written by Erin Ward)

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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

In the News:

  • Senior Notes – Daily Local News (7/21 – Mention of upcoming movie viewings at the Osher Lifelong Living Institute
  • Dean’s List – Standard Speaker (7/20 – Student named to the dean’s list at the School of Law
  • College students bring home degrees – Madison Eagle News (7/19 – Mention of a graduate from the School of Engineering
  • WPHS grad receives doctorate in Clinical Psychology, masters in business – Tidewater Review (7/18 – Mention of a graduate from the Institute for Graduate Clinical Psychology
  • Davis takes academic trip to Amsterdam – Citizens Voice (7/18 – Mention of a recent trip the School of Human Service Professions took to Amsterdam) 
  • Commonwealth Court throws out several challenges to Act 13, including ‘doctor gag rule’ – NPR’s State Impact (7/17  –  Distinguished Professor of Law John Dernbach provided expert commentary) 

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Monday, July 21, 2014

In the News:

  • Corbett’s chances at holding Pa. governor job tied to GOP nest egg – Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (7/21 – Wes Leckrone, associate professor of political science, was quoted) 
  • Get a room: Why all the sex in public? – The News Journal (7/21 – Law Professor Jules Epstein was quoted) 
  • Graduates – Spring 2014 – Bucks County Courier Times (7/21 – Listing of recent graduates from the School of Law)
  • People on the Move – The Philadelphia Business Journal (7/17 – Shanna Williams named director of Social Work Counseling Services at Widener) 
  • People you know for 7/17 – York Dispatch (7/17 – Widener Student Maggie Stauffer participated in an intensive international course in Italy)

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Thursday, July 17, 2014

In the News:

  • Professor Outlines 5 Steps To Resolve Conflict- Wisconsin Public Radio (NPR) (7/16 – Dr. Hal Shorey, associate professor of clinical psychology and director of Organizational Development Services, was interviewed on The Joy Cardin Show regarding tips to  apologize) 
  • Delaware Dems can’t agree on endorsement for treasurer – WHYY Newsworks (7/16 – Mention of the debate held at the School of Law, Delaware Campus)
  • Neighbor News: Student News, July 16, 2014 – Neighbor News, Journal News, and Citizens Voice (7/16 – Mention of a student named to the dean’s list at Widener) 
  • On Campus – The Messenger-Press (7/16 – Mention of a recent graduate from the School of Law

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Wednesday, July 16, 2014

In the News:

  • Widener soccer coach nominated for service award – Philly.com (7/16 – Brent Jacquette, men’s soccer coach, has been nominated in the Major League Soccer Works Community MVP contest. Vote for Jacquette, here
  • 5 Things To Do To Make Up After An Argument – WSJ.com (7/15 – Dr. Hal Shorey, associate professor of clinical psychology and director of Organizational Development Services, provided expert commentary)
  • Reasons behind health bills for seniors – The News Journal (7/15 – Letter to the editor submitted by James Robb, adjunct professor of law*)
  • Widener Part of Partnership to use Innovative Theater to Help Spur Revitalization in Chester – Ms. B: The Good News (7/15) 
  • Students earn degrees, receive school recognition – Echoes Sentinel News (7/14 – Mention of a student named to the dean’s list at Widener) 
  • Sandusky report’s author Geoffrey Moulton addresses questions about where his review didn’t go, and why – The Patriot-News (7/14 –  Story on the report by Geoffrey Moulton Jr., associate professor emeritus of law)

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