Friday, August 29, 2014

In the News:

  • How big telecom smothers city-run broadband – Technology Daily News (8/28 – Mention of an article by Joseph P. Fuhr, professor of economics)
  • Philadelphia Podcast Festival gets its geek on – South Philly Review (8/28 – Mention of a podcast by Dr. Timaree Schmit, a Widener graduate and adjunct faculty member from the Center for Human Sexuality Studies. Schmit was also quoted)
  • Corbett administration releases records showing state garage usage of education adviser Ron Tomalis – Morning Call (8/22 – Repost of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review story featuring expert commentary from Wes Leckrone, associate professor of political science)

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Events on Main Campus today:

  • Men’s Soccer vs. Penn State Abington; 7 p.m.; Home

Thursday, August 28, 2014

In the News:

  • On Campus – Register-News (8/27 – Lindsay Donovan, an early elementary education major, was named to the president’s list)
  • No Biotech Copycat Drug Lift Off Before 2017: Novartis AG CEO Predicts – BioSpace (8/25 – Mention of an article by Joseph P. Fuhr, a professor of economics)

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Student Involvement Fair; 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.; University Center

Events on the Exton Campus today:

 

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

In the News:

  • Looking to break up the state’s (mostly) all-boys club, Democratic women rally at the Capitol: John L. Micek – The Patriot-News (8/26 –  The Pennsylvania’s Women’s Forum is held on the School of Law’s Harrisburg Campus)
  • Widener University Art Gallery Affinities Exhibition – Philly.com (8/26)

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Athletic Update:

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

In the News:

  • Widener University was mentioned during the evening news broadcast on WCAU-TV (NBC) on 8/25 regarding the personal security system, EmergenSee.
  • Delaware judge wants more briefing before ruling on new fee-shifting bylaw – The Knowledge Effect, Thomson Reuters (8/22 – Ruby R. Vale Professor of Corporate and Business Law Lawrence A. Hamermesh was quoted)

News Releases:

Monday, August 25, 2014

In the News:

  • Learning Potential – Suburban Life Magazine (also in Philadelphia Life Magazine) (August 2014 – Widener is mentioned in a story on the Philadelphia region’s colleges and universities)
  • Widener University Observatory offers free public telescope viewings – The Chester City Blog (8/24 – News of upcoming stargazing sessions at the Widener Observatory)
  • The do-it-yourself world of Phila. podcasts – The Philadelphia Inquirer (8/24 – Mention of a podcast by Dr. Timaree Schmit, a Widener graduate and adjunct faculty member from the Center for Human Sexuality Studies)

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Athletic Update:

Friday, August 22, 2014

In the News:

  • Day of Giving Back – WPVI-TV (8/21 – No link available; Widener’s Freshman Day of Service was featured on the 5:30 p.m. newscast)
  • Widener Holds Day of Service – Delaware County Daily Times (8/22 – Story on the Freshman Day of Service; This news was also mentioned in the paper’s column The Heron’s Nest)
  • Education Department Releases Records to Show Corbett Adviser Actually Worked – Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (8/21 –Dr. Wes Leckrone, associate professor of political science, provided expert commentary)
  • Future Uncertain for Crime Lab Drug Cases – WDDE 91.1 FM (8/21 – Law Professor Emeritus Tom Reed provided expert commentary)
  • Local Graduates – Citizens Voice (8/22 – News of two School of Law graduates from the Wilkes-Barre, PA area)
  • PEACE OF MIND: Helping your child make a new social start – News of Delaware County (8/20 – Monthly column written by  students in the PsyD program. This month’s column was written by Julia Hodgson and Matt Zakreski
  • Retired Delaware Justice Walsh, 84, dies – The News Journal (8/15 –  Law Professor Lawerence Hamermesh was quoted on  the death of Joseph T. Walsh, who served as an adjunct professor for the School of Law. A Similar story appeared on Law360*)
  • Accolades given out to Mount Olive area college students – Mount Olive Chronicle (8/14 – Mention of a student named to the dean’s list) 

News Releases:

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Freshmen Convocation; 9:30 a.m.; Bown Dome Sculpture Garden

Widener Magazine Blog:

Thursday, August 21, 2014

In the News:

  • Freshmen Move-In Day at Widener University was featured during the evening news broadcast on KYW-TV (CBS) and WTXF-TV (FOX) on 8/20. Move-in day was also highlighted in the “Focus on Delco” section of the Delaware County Daily Times; no link available see page 2 of the 8/21 edition.
  • Four Dauphin County elected officials get behind on taxes following financial issues – and a good deed – The Patriot-News (8/20 – Michael J. Hussey, associate professor of law, was quoted) 
  • Grohsgal named visiting professor at Widener Law – Delaware Business Daily (8/20) 
  • ADA Melnick addresses Luzerne County prison visit allegations – Times Leader (8/19 – Robert H. Davis, Jr. is an adjunct professor of law on the Harrisburg Campus) 
  • DNREC cites landowners for I-495 dirt pile – The News Journa(8/18 – Christopher J. Robinette, associate professor of law, was quoted) 

Events on Main Campus today: Freshmen Day of Service

  • Experience Widener Workshops; starting at 1:15 p.m.; University Center
  • First Faculty Meeting; 4 p.m.; Alumni Auditorium

Athletic Update:

 

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

In the News:

  • State board rejects student’s petition to limit greenhouse gases – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (8/19 – Mention of Kenneth T. Kristl, associate professor of law and director of the Environmental and Natural Resources Law. Similar stories appeared on Bloomberg Businessweek, Energy Central, and NPR’s State Impact )
  • Widener Partnership Charter School Hires April Thomas as Assistant Principal – Ms. B: The Good News Blog (8/19) 
  • Attains dean’s list at Widener University – Times News (8/19 – Law Student Kaitlin Maloney was named to the dean’s list) 
  • Law school, DuPont sponsoring IP seminar – Legal Newsline Legal Journal (8/18 – Mention of an upcoming seminar the School of Law and DuPont are sponsoring) 

News Releases:

Events on Main Campus today: Freshmen Move-In Day

  • President Harris welcomes the “Class of 2018”; 3:30 p.m.; Front of Old Main

Monday, August 18, 2014

In the News: 

  • College football: Delaware Valley second in preseason poll – Bucks County Courier Times (8/18 – The Widener University football team was mentioned) 
  • Enviros push ‘public trust’ as trump card over oil and gas influence – Environment and Energy Publishing (8/15 – John Dernbach, distinguished professor of law and director of the Environmental Law Center, was quoted) 

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