Friday, October 3, 2014

In the News:

  • Delaware multimillionaire gets prison – The News Journal (10/2 – Widener Law Professor Lawrence A. Hamermesh was quoted) 
  • Widener law school considering name change – Delaware County Daily Times (10/2)
  • Sea level rise seminar serves as a call to action – Cape Gazette (10/2 – Ken Kristl, associate professor of law and director of the environmental and natural resources law, was mentioned) 

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Widener Women’s Leadership Forum with Dr. Arthur Schwartz; 8:45 a.m.; University Center, Webb Room
  • Stargazing; 8–9 p.m.; Widener Observatory

Events this Saturday:

  • Women’s Volleyball vs. FDU-Florham; 10 a.m.; Home
  • Environmental Law and Policy Society flag football tournament; 12 p.m.; Harrisburg Campus
  • Field Hockey vs. Hood College; 1 p.m.; Home
  • Latin American Law Students Association third-annual Hispanic Heritage Month Pig Roast; 2 p.m.; Delaware Campus, Barristers’ Club
  • Women’s Volleyball vs. Delaware Valley College; 4 p.m.;  Home

Athletic Update:

Thursday, October 2, 2014

In the News:

  • Pep band returns to Widener University – The Philadelphia Inquirer (10/2 – Story on the return of the Pep Band lead by Iain Moyer, athletic bands and music programs recruiter)
  • Harrisburg sinkhole update: Expanded tests start next week, summit set for November – The Patriot-News (10/2 – Widener Law students will offer pro-bono services. A similar story appeared on WHTM-TV (ABC))
  • When is the Right Time to Retire – FOX Business (10/1 – Kenn Tacchino, professor of taxation and financial planning, was quoted)
  • Widener Law asks marketing firm to assess possible name change – Central Penn Business Journal (10/1 – Re-post from Delaware Law Weekly) 
  • Early same-sex marriages in Montgomery County could be out of limbo – WHYY Newsworks (9/29 – Law Professor John Culhane was quoted)

News Releases:

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: