Friday, October 17, 2014

In the News:

  • Crozer-Keystone Healthy Start receives $5 million federal grant to combat infant mortality – Delaware County Daily Times (10/17 – Mention of Dan Atkins, adjunct professor of law)
  • Colleges: Widener’s Hall of Fame collection includes stylish White Shoes – Delaware County Daily Times (10/17 – Feature story on the inaugural hall of fame class to be inducted during Homecoming weekend at Widener)  
  • WCAU-TV (NBC) featured a Widener University High School Leadership Awards recipient during the evening news on 10/16. Jason Britton, associate director of admissions, was also featured.
  • Delaware Attorney General candidates trade verbal jabs at Widener law debate – WHYY Newsworks (10/16 – Mention of the Delaware attorney general debate, which was held on the Delaware Campus. A similar story also appeared on WDEL-AM) 

News Releases:

Events on or near the Delaware Campus today:

  • 8 a.m. Francis G. Pileggi Distinguished Lecture in Law; Hotel du Pont, du Barry Room
    11 a.m. Encore presentation of Francis G. Pileggi Distinguished Lecture; Delaware Campus, Polishook Hall, Room 203

Events on Main Campus today: Homecoming/Family Weekend Begins

  • Widener Pride Day (Wear your blue and gold); 2 p.m.; Old Main Lawn
  • Homecoming Pep Rally; 5 p.m.; Memorial Field
  • Athletics Hall of Fame; 7 p.m.; Scwartz Athletic Center (Registration only

Events on Main Campus Saturday: Homecoming/Family Weekend

  • Women’s Volleyball vs. Neumann University;10 a.m.; Home
  • Men’s Swimming vs. Misericordia University; 11:30 a.m.; Home
  • Field Hockey vs. Lebanon Valley College; 12 p.m.; Home
  • Football vs. Wilkes University; 1 p.m.; Home
  • Women’s Volleyball vs. DeSales University; 2 p.m.; Home

Events on Main Campus Sunday:

Athletic Update:

Thursday, October 16, 2014

In the News:

  • Wilmington crime dominates AG debate – The News Journal (10/16 – The Delaware attorney general debate took place on the Delaware Campus) 
  • Three professors honored at Widener – The Philadelphia Inquirer (10/16 – Dr. Betsy Crane, professor of human sexuality, Dr. Stephen Madigosky, professor of environmental science, and Dr. Scott Van Bramer, professor of chemistry, were recognized as the inaugural Distinguished University Professors at Widener)
  • Lantern Theater Company Announces ARCADIA Special Events – BroadwayWorld.com (10/15 – Dr. Janine Utell, assocaite professor of English, will participate on a panel discussion) 

News Releases:

Events on the Harrisburg Campus today:

  • Harrisburg Widener Pride Day (Wear your blue and gold for a photo); 1:30 p.m.; In front of the library

Athletic Update:

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

In the News:

  • Movie, Chester mayor to discuss FBI break-in – The Philadelphia Inquirer (10/15 – Story on the screening of the documentary, “1971” at Widener.  A similar mention also appeared on Ms. B: The Good News Blog
  • Cambridge Professor to Give Widener Law’s Pileggi Lecture – Delaware Law Weekly (10/15 – Mention of the School of Law’s 2014 Annual Francis G. Pileggi Distinguished Lecture in Law)
  • Political debates planned this week – The News Journal (10/14 – The Delaware attorney general debate will take place on the Delaware Campus) 

News Releases:

Events on the Delaware Campus today: 

Events on or near Main Campus today:

  • SBDC Seminar: First Steps; 6–9 p.m.; Widener SBDC
  • LGBTQA History Month Speaker: Rev. Lisa Bovee-Kemper; 6:30 p.m.; University Center, Webb Room
  • Field Hockey vs. Muhlenberg College; 7 p.m.; Home
  • Women’s Soccer vs. Arcadia University; 7 p.m.; Home

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

In the News:

  • People in the News – Oct. 14, 2014 – The Legal Intelligencer (10/14 –  Mention of the upcoming School of Law Dean’s Diversity Forum)
  • Students in the News – Daily Local News (10/13 – Mention of Widener graduates) 
  • A news clip of the Relay for Life on the Harrisburg Campus aired on 10/11 on WHP-TV (CBS).
  • Sneaky new trend in IPOs: Make shareholders pay if they sue and lose – Reuters (10/9 – Ruby R. Vale Professor of Corporate and Business Law Lawrence A. Hamermesh  was mentioned) 

News Releases:

Events happening today:

  • Dean’s Diversity Forum; 8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.; Harrisburg Campus, Administration Building, Room A180
  • Family Health Law and Economic Relationships Among Multiple Generations in Families; 5:30–8 p.m.; Delaware Campus, Barristers’ Club
  • Hispanic Heritage Month Educational Lecture “Spirituality in the Latino Community;” 6–8 p.m.; University Center, Webb Room
  • Men’s Soccer vs. Arcadia University; 7 p.m.; Home
  • Women’s Volleyball vs. Stevenson University; 7 p.m.; Home

 

Monday, October 13, 2014

In the News:

  • Listen carefully to stories of domestic violence – The Philadelphia Inquirer (10/13 – Op-ed by Barbara Gilin, a clinical associate professor in the Center for Social Work Education)
  • Benton Twp. woman helps others as volunteer in several area agencies – The Times-Tribune (10/12 – Widener Law alumna Jill M. Spott talks of her experience studying on the Harrisburg Campus and how she is using her legal degree to give back)
  • Sexuality Matters: Two sex educators take on the Ray Rice ‘scandal’ – News of Delaware County (10/3 – Column by human sexuality graduate students Nicole Albanese and Sarah Kleintop)

Events on Harrisburg Campus:

  • Cookies and Coffee in the Career Development Office; 11 a.m.

Athletic Update:

Friday, October 10, 2014

In the News:

  • Casting reasonable doubt on eyewitness testimony – The Philadelphia Inquirer (10/10 – An op-ed column by Jules Epstein, professor of law)
  • With Fresh Start to do dirty work, Wolf stays above fray in governor’s race – Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (10/10 – Wes Leckrone, associate professor of political science, provided expert commentary) 
  • Johnson Controls fires consultant – The Detroit News (10/8 – Law Professor Lawerence Hamermesh provided expert commentary in this Bloomberg News story) 

News Releases:

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Town Hall Meeting; 3–4 p.m.; Alumni Auditorium (Videoconferenced to Room 126 on the Delaware Campus and to Room 180 on the Harrisburg Campus)

Events on the Harrisburg Campus Saturday:

  • Relay for Life; 9 a.m.–9 p.m.; Harrisburg Campus Parking Lot

Events on Main Campus Saturday:

  • Women’s Soccer vs. Stevenson University; 12 p.m.; Home
  • Swimming—Widener Relay Carnival; 1 p.m.; Home
  • Gun Hill Road Screening in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month; 1–4 p.m.; Freedom Hall
  • Men’s Soccer vs. Stevenson University; 3 p.m.; Home

Thursday, October 9, 2014

In the News:

  • Widener’s Davis setting records – Philadelphia Daily News (10/9 – Feature story on Anthony Davis, a sports management major and wide receiver for the football team, who is creating new records for the team this season) 

Events on or near Main Campus today:

Athletic Update:

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

In the News:

  • A presentation at the School of Law’s Harrisburg Campus by the  U.S. District Judge Jones on judicial independence was featured on the Pennsylvania Cable Network.
  • Widener University student arrested after making threats on social media site Yik Yak – Delaware County Daily Times (10/8 – Similar stories appeared in The Philadelphia Inquirer and on local news networks) 

News Releases:

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Hospitality Dinner Series: New England Harvest; 5:30–7 p.m.; Marriott Dining Room
  • Women’s Volleyball vs. Arcadia University; 7 p.m.; Home

Athletic Update:

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

In the News:

  • 20 Innovative Psychology Degrees Ranked in New Web Feature – Reuters (10/6 – The Neuropsychology certification track that is offered through the Institute for Graduate Clinical Psychology was listed as number one in a PR Newswire release that was posted in number of outlets including the Memphis Business Journal) 
  • Law Professor John Culhane was interviewed on WDEL-AM on 10/6 about the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision not to take up gay-marriage cases this term.
  • Op-ed: Sexual Education in America Is Failing Us – Advocate.com (10/3 – Mention of the human sexuality studies program at Widener) 

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Hospitality Luncheon Series; 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.; Marriott Dining Room
  • Field Hockey vs. Cedar Crest College; 7 p.m.; Home

Events on the Harrisburg Campus today:

  • Career Development Office Lunch and Learn session on real estate practice; 12:30–1:30 p.m.; Administration Building, Career Development Office
  • “Judicial Independence: One Judge’s Perspective,” talk by U.S. District Judge John Jones; 4:30 p.m.; Administration Building, A180

Athletic Update: 

Monday, October 6, 2014

In the News:

  • Sundance customers’ complaints: Vacations went nowhere – The Philadelphia Inquirer (10/ 5 – Cary Flitter, an adjunct professor of law, provided expert commentary) 
  • Government exemptions for religious believers concerns – The News Journal (10/5 – Op-ed by Law Professor Alan Garfield
  • Corbett asks appointee to step down in email scandal – The Pittsburgh Tribune Review (10/4 – Wes Leckrone, associate professor of political science, was quoted) 
  • Bespoke Babies – Slate (10/3 – Column post by Law Professor John Culhane on a donor mix up) 
  • Citigroup should open books on Banamex troubles, Delaware final report says – The Knowledge Effect, a Reuters blog (10/3 – Law Professor Lawrence Hamermesh provided expert commentary) 

Events today:

  • First Monday U.S. Supreme Court preview with Widener Law faculty; 8 a.m.; Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor LLP (1000 N. King St., Rodney Square, Wilmington, DE)
  • Sports Management Speaker Series:  USA Olympic Archery Coach Cindy Bevilacqua; 12 p.m.; Quick Center, Room 108
  • Stargazing; 7–8 p.m.; Widener Observatory

Athletic Update: