Wednesday, October 1, 2014

In the News:

  • A farmland controversy sprouts over ‘superweeds’ – CNBC.com and NBC.com (10/1 – Dr. Itzick Vatnick, a professor of biology, biochemistry and environmental science, provided expert commentary) 
  • Widener Law Asks Marketing Firm to Assess Possible Name Change – Delaware Law Weekly (10/1)
  • Now hitting the commencement circuit: Mumia – The Philadelphia Inquirer (10/1 – Law Professor Judith Ritter was mentioned in this Associated Press story that appeared in several outlets including The Sacramento Bee
  • At one university, college students get to study coffee and sustainability – Metro (9/30 – Re-post of the Insider Higher Ed story on the WU Brew partnership and the Cultivation to Cup program) 
  • Municipal Broadband: A Bad Deal For Taxpayers – Forbes.com (9/30 – Mention of a study by Joseph Fuhr, professor of economics)
  • Widener University Using Coffee to Support Sustainable Agriculture – Higher Education Today (9/29 – Re-post of the Insider Higher Ed story featuring commentary by Dr. Stephen Madigosky, professor of environmental science)
  • How Does Your Coffee Grow? – Real Food Media (A video directed and produced by Tim Scepansky, senior lecturer of communication studies, along with the help of several communication studies students was featured as part of the Real Food Media Contest) 

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Hospitality Management Dinner Series: Key West (Sold Out); 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Marriott Dining Room

Athletic Update: