Tuesday, September 30, 2014

In the News:

  • Settlement proposed for Pa. same-sex marriage limbo – The Philadelphia Inquirer (9/30 – Law Professor John Culhane provided expert commentary) 
  • Battling arguments – The Massachusetts Daily Collegian (9/30 – Reference of an article in the Wall Street Journal, which quoted Dr. Hal Shorey, associate professor of clinical psychology) 

News Releases:

Events today:

  • Widener Law/DuPont Intellectual Property Continuing Legal Education program; 7 a.m.–6 p.m.; DuPont Country Club
  • Hospitality Luncheon Series; 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.; Marriott Dining Room
  • Meet and greet event with James D. Schultz, ’98, general counsel to Gov. Tom Corbett; 5–7 p.m.; Dauphin County Bar Association

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Monday, September 29, 2014

In the News:

  • Do not tolerate attacks on disabled – The News Journal (9/27 – Law Professor Jules Epstein provided expert commentary*)
  • The real Tom Corbett emerges – The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (9/27 –Wes Leckrone, associate professor of political science, provided expert commentary)
  • Chester denies Widener effort to shut streets – Delaware County Daily Times (9/27 – Mention of the news residence hall being built on Main Campus) 
  • Widener University Again Named “Military Friendly” School – The Chester City Blog (9/26) 
  • S.J. student paves way for new major at Widener – Courier Post (9/26 – Feature story on Nicolette Epifani, a sophomore civic engagement and social change major. Dr. Stuart Eimer, associate professor and chair of sociology, was quoted)

News Releases:

Events on the Harrisburg Campus today:

  • Coffee and doughnuts in the Career Development Office; 9 a.m.–3 p.m.;  Administration Building

Events on Main Campus today:

Events on the Delaw Campus today:

  • Open House for the Career Development Office; 2–6:30 p.m.; Delaware Campus, Main Law Building

Athletic Update:

Friday, September 26, 2014

In the News:

  • Grow Your Own – Inside Higher Ed (9/26 – Feature story on the Cultivation to Cup program with commentary by Dr. Stephen Madigosky, professor of environmental science)
  • Can you afford to retire? – Market Watch (9/26 – A column by Kenn Tacchino, professor of taxation and financial planning)
  • Spruce Alley Press – Daily Local News (9/26 – A feature on the new publishing company started by James Esch, an English and creative writing lecturer, and his first book, a chapbook by Dr. Kenneth Pobo, professor of English and creative writing)
  • Shale Insight panelists lock horns over Supreme Court Act 13 decision – Pittsburgh Business Times (9/25 – Law Professor John Dernbach, who co-directs Widener Law’s Environmental Law Center, provided commentary)
  • Deshong Park is the place to party Saturday – Delaware County Daily Times (9/25 – Widener is a co-sponsor of the 2nd Annual Deshong Park Commemoration Day)

News Releases:

Events on Main Campus Saturday:

  •  Women’s Soccer vs. Eastern University; 1 p.m.; Home

Thursday, September 25, 2014

In the News:

  • Missed ‘Live from the Newsroom’ from Widener? Here is the replay – DelcoTimes.com (9/24 – ‘Live from the Newsroom,’ which is produced by communication studies students in the Freedom Hall television studio, featured  students from the Chester Community Physical Therapy Clinic. Jill Black, pro bono services coordinator and assistant professor in the Institute for Physical Therapy Education, was also interviewed.  A mention of the program appeared on the editor’s blog)
  • Top Colleges for Social Work – CollegeFactual.com (9/24 – The bachelor’s program in the Center for Social Work Education was ranked #36 out of over 300 programs)
  • Markell taps Vaughn for Del. Supreme Court – The News Journal (9/23 – Widener Law Professor Emeritus Thomas Reed provided expert commentary) 

Events on or near Main Campus today:

  • SBDC Seminar: Government Marketing; 9 a.m.–12 p.m.; Widener SBDC

Events on the Delaware Campus today:

  • Women’s Law Caucus bake sale; 11 a.m.–6 p.m.; Main Law Building, Main Street
  •  Career Development Office talk for students on strategies for continuing the job search after the on-campus interviewing process ends;5:30 p.m.; Main Law Building, L122

Athletic Update:

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

In the News:

  • Guest Column: Team captains an outdated model of leadership in sports – Delaware County Daily Times (9/24 –  A op-ed by Arthur Schwartz, executive director of the Oskin Leadership Institute)
  • Widener School of Nursing receives grants – The Philadelphia Inquirer (9/24 – Story on two grants the School of Nursing received from the Independence Blue Cross Foundation through the Nurses for Tomorrow initiative. Dean Laura Dzurec was quoted )
  • The Heron’s Nest: Some days you just shake your head – Delaware County Daily Times Blog (9/24 – Mention of the ‘Live from the Newsroom’ program, which will be filmed in the television studio in Freedom Hall tonight. The program will feature students from the Chester Community Physical Therapy Clinic)
  • Focus on Family – Daily Local News (9/23 – Mention of a college seminar in which Rudy Treichel, assistant dean and director of graduate engineering programs, will present) 
  • Experts: Corbett showing strong, Wolf stayed the course – Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (9/23 – Wes Leckrone, associate professor of political science, provided expert commentary) 
  • The September issue of In RE:, the journal of the Delaware State Bar Association, featured a story about an upcoming seminar presented by the Delaware State Bar Association with Distinguished Professor Alan E. Garfield as the speaker. (No link available)
  • A story in the Delaware Business Court Insider about businesses reincorporating in foreign jurisdictions for tax purposes featured expert commentary from Ruby R. Vale Professor Lawrence Hamermesh on 9/17.*

News Releases:

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Atumna Around the World, an International Student Event; University Center, Atrium
  • Annual Career Fair; 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.; Schwartz Athletic Center
  • Jena Osman: A Reading from “Public Figures” and other work; 4 p.m.; ALumni Auditorium
  • Men’s Soccer vs. Lancaster Bible College; 7 p.m.; Home
  • Women’s Volleyball vs. Lycoming College; 7 p.m.; Home

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*This article is available by online subscription only, as there is now a pay wall on the site allowing only a certain amount of views. 

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

In the News:

  • Widener University School of Nursing Receives Grants from Independence Blue Cross Foundation – Advance for Nursing (9/23 – Story on the grants the School of Nursing received through the Nurses for Tomorrow initiative from the Independence Blue Cross Foundation) 
  • Taxes at forefront of 1st Pa. governor debate between Corbett, Wolf – Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (9/22 – Wes Leckrone, associate professor of political science, provided expert commentary) 
  • Top 10 for Monday: 10 great things to do this week – Delaware County Daily Times (9/22 – Mention of Dr. J. Joseph Edgette, professor emeritus) 
  • Ken Pobo, professor of English, was interviewed about this new chapbook “When the Light Turns Green” on New Books in Poetry.
  • The News Journal announced students from the Delaware Campus who started Josiah Wolcott Fellowships with the Delaware Supreme Court on 9/21. (No link available)
  • Ruby R. Vale Professor of Corporate and Business Law Lawrence Hamermesh was quoted in a 9/19 story in the Bloomberg BNA Corporate Law & Accountability Report about  the future of fee-shifting bylaws. (No link available)

Events on Main Campus today:

Events on the Harrisburg Campus today:

  •  “Protecting Yourself, Your Agency, or Clients from Theft and Fraud;” 4 p.m.; Administration Building, Room A180

 

Monday, September 22, 2014

In the News:

  • Widener helps police officers learn limits of the law – The News Journal (9/20 –  Law Professors Jules Epstein and Leonard N. Sosnov are conducting training seminars to refresh Wilmington police on the Fourth Amendment. A similar story also appeared in The News Journal on 9/19)
  • Chester Upland sells Smedley to Widener – Delaware County Daily Times (9/20 – Widener University purchased Smedley Middle School)
  • Happy 225! Celebrating the rich history of Delaware County – Delaware County Daily Times (9/20 – Widener University was mentioned) 
  • For mass murderer Michael Ballard, a case of live or let die? – The Morning Call (9/20 – Jules Epstein, professor of law, was quoted)
  • Woman found not guilty of mom’s murder, due to insanity – The News Journal (9/19 – Law Professor Emeritus Tom Reed provided expert commentary) 

News Releases:

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Pew Lecture: Widener Law Professor Jules Epstein; 12–1 p.m.; University Center, Webb Room
  • Stargazing; 8–9 p.m.; Widener Observatory

Events on the Harrisburg Campus today:

  •  Federalist Society Lecture on the 2nd Amendment; 5:30 p.m.; Classroom Building, Room L204

Athletic Update:

Friday, September 19, 2014

In the News:

  • Investor campaigns for DuPont to break up – The News Journal (9/18 – Ruby R. Vale Professor of Corporate and Business Law Lawrence A. Hamermesh provided expert commentary)
  • Growing law firms for ‘regular’ individuals – Insurance News (9/18 – Story on the program the School of Law Harrisburg Campus is launching with the Dauphin County Bar Association)
  • NFL needs to be proactive instead of reactive in dealing with domestic and other violent crimes – The Patriot-News (9/17 – Law Professor Emeritus Michael Cozzillio provided expert commentary)

News Releases:

Events on Main Campus today:

Events on Main Campus Saturday:

Widener Magazine Blog:

Thursday, September 18, 2014

In the News:

  • Following Nemo: Clownfish Make Epic Ocean Journeys – National Geographic’s News Watch (9/17 –  David Coughlin, a professor of biology, provided expert commentary) 
  • Sea level rise: Not just a beach risk – The News Journal (9/17 – Kenneth T. Kristl,  associate professor of law and director of the Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic, provided expert commentary) 

Events on or near Main Campus today:

  • Fire Safety Demo: Chester Fire Department Mobile Education Unit; 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.; In front of Founders Hall
  • Meet & Greet with Tom Wolf, Pennsylvania Democratic Candidate for Governor; 2-2:30 p.m.; University Center, Webb Room
  • Poetry Reading with Dr. Ken Pobo; 7 p.m.; Media Arts Center Gallery (609 W. State Street, Media, PA)

Events on the Harrisburg Campus today:

  • Law & Government Interest Meeting for Students; 5:30 p.m.; Classroom Building, Room L204

Athletic Update:

 

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

In the News:

  • Widener University receives engineering grant – The Philadelphia Inquirer (9/17 – Mention of a grant the School of Engineering received from the George I. Alden Trust)
  • Widener Law to Host Debate For Delaware AG Candidates – Delaware Law Weekly (9/17 – The School of Law will host an upcoming debate for the candidates for Delaware attorney general)
  • Scholarships – The Reading Eagle (9/14 – Mention of two scholarship recipients at Widener University) 

Events on the Delaware Campus today:

  • Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Workshop; 8 a.m. ; Polishook Hall, Room 103

Events on or near Main Campus today:

  • SBDC First Step Seminar; 9 a.m.–12 p.m.; Widener SBDC
  • Study Abroad Fair; 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.; University Center, Atrium
  • Men’s Soccer vs. Penn State University–Brandywine; 7 p.m.; Home

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