Thursday, August 14, 2014

In the News: 

  • Pennsylvania Women’s Forum will host discussion on access to and affordability of college – The Patriot-News (8/13 – Mention of an upcoming luncheon to be held on the Harrisburg Campus
  • How to Send Your Child to an Elite Private College for Less Than the Cost of a State School – The Huffington Post (8/13 – Widener University was mentioned) 
  • State weighs petition seeking new emissions rules – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (8/12 –  Kenneth Kristl, the director of the Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic, was quoted) 

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

In the News:

  • Widener Law Hires New Business Bankruptcy Professor – Delaware Law Weekly (8/13 – Bruce Grohsgal joined the Widener Institute of Delaware Corporate and Business Law faculty as a visiting professor of business bankruptcy law)
  • Robin Williams: His unscripted riffs were not merely funny, but observant (+video) – The Christian Science Monitor (8/12 – Dwight DeWerth-Pallmeyer, associate professor of communication studies, provided expert commentary. DeWerth-Pallmeyer was also interviewed regarding Williams’ death during the noon broadcast on WDEL-AM on 8/12) 

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Monday, August 11, 2014

In the News

  • Legal Faceoff – The Intelligencer (8/11 – Dan Correnty, an Ambler resident in his third year at the School of Law, was on the team that won Montco DA’s 11th annual summer intern competition)
  • Women in Business Q&A: Sue Sears is Vice President of Global Diversity & Inclusion at Kimberly-Clark Corporation – Huffington Post (8/9 – A Q&A with Sue Sears who sits on a School of Business Administration advisory board)
  • Biosimilars can Save Lives and Cost Less – Forbes.com (8/8 – Op-ed authored by Dr. Joseph P. Fuhr, professor of economics)
  • Recent college graduates – Courier News (8/8 – No link available; A listing of Central New Jersey graduates from Widener)
  • Phoenixville Senior Academy set to start new semester – Pennsylvania News & Buzz (8/7 – The Phoenixville Community Health Foundation will soon kick off the second “semester” of the inaugural year of the Phoenixville Senior Academy, which is run through Widener University’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute)
  • Local College News – Moscow Villager (8/6 – No link available; News of Mark Wormuth’s graduation from the Harrisburg Campus)

Thursday, August 7, 2014

In the News

  • To mark 25 years of news on the Web, the following Widener faculty members published commentary on this topic on Poynter.org: Dr. Amy Richards Franzini, associate professor and director of communication studies; Dr. Sanjay Nath, director of the Institute for Graduate Clinical Psychology; Dr. Angela Corbo, assistant professor of communication studies; Dr. Dwight DeWerth-Pallmeyer, associate professor of communication studies; and Robert C. Power, professor of law)
  • Report: Corbett mixes politics, office – Indiana Gazette (8/6 – Reprint of a story with expert commentary from Dr. Wes Leckrone, associate professor of political science)
  • Local College Graduates Announced – Times Leader (8/6 – Listing of recent Widener graduates from Clarks Summit, Pa.)
  • Student News – Herald Mail (8/5 – No link available; Listing of recent Widener graduates from areas in Pennsylvania, Maryland, and West Virginia)
  • With Honors – Press of Atlantic City (8/4 – Dane Wuillermin was named to the dean’s list at Widener) 

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

In the News:

  • Report: Corbett met with campaign aides in office – Delaware County Daily Times (8/6 – Wes Leckrone, associate professor of political science, provided expert commentary for an Associated Press story, which also appeared in the News Jersey Herald and the Sun Gazette, as well as other news outlets) 
  • Dogs of the Titanic: a dozen aboard, three survived – Examiner.com (8/5 – Mention of an exhibit held at the Widener University Art Gallery during the 100th anniversary of the Titanic sinking and a Q&A with Dr. J. Joseph Edgette, professor emeritus of education and folklorist) 

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Tuesday, August 5, 2014

In the News:

  • How to get more out of your defined-benefit plan – Market Watch (Column by Kenn Tacchino, professor of taxation and financial planning)
  • Corbett, election aides met in office, raising ‘appearance’ of illegality – Pittsburgh-Tribune Review (8/5 – Wes Leckrone, associate professor of political science, provided expert commentary)
  • Dean’s List – The Intelligencer (8/4 – Two students named to the dean’s list at Widener) 

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Monday, August 4, 2014

In the News: 

  • ‘Big Bang Theory’ cast will likely win wage dispute with CBS, insider says – Fox News Online (8/1 – Dr. Dwight DeWerth-Pallmeyer, associate professor of communication studies, provided expert commentary. A similar story appeared on Report News Today)
  • Phony sunken treasure puts law firm in danger – The News Journal (8/1 – Thomas Reed, a professor emeritus of law, was quoted) 
  • Dean’s List – Citizens Voice (8/1 -Students named to the dean’s list at the School of Law
  • Fitch Rates Widener University Revs ‘A-‘; Outlook Stable – Digital Journal and BusinessWire (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. This story appeared in a number of outlets including: Reuters and Bloomberg Businessweek)

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