Wednesday, November 12, 2014

In the News:

  • Sunken booty fraud snares Young Conaway – The News Journal (11/12 – Thomas Reed, professor emeritus  of law, was quoted)
  • Widener Law to Present Tax Institute Program – Delaware Law Weekly (11/12 – Story on the School of Law’s upcoming Delaware Tax Institute program to be held on the Delaware Campus) 
  • After the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, The Great Invisible reveals what happened to the victims – Slate (11/11 – Column post by Law Professor John Culhane
  • Most innovative clinics – The National Jurist (11/11 – The Veterans Law Clinic at the School of Law’s Delaware Campus was a runner-up) 
  • Dr. Beatriz Urraca, director of Gender and Women’s Studies and associate professor of Spanish, was interviewed on “Edición en Español” on WFMZ-TV during the evening broadcast on 11/10 about “Directory of World Cinema: Argentina.”
  • Allergan Appeal Appears Unlikely to Succeed – Connecticut Financial News (11/10 – Ruby R. Vale Professor of Corporate and Business Law Lawrence A. Hamermesh was quoted*)
  • Law Experts Weigh in on Impact of Significant Turnover on Del. Supreme Court – WBOC-TV (11/10 – Ruby R. Vale Professor of Corporate and Business Law Lawrence A. Hamermesh was quoted)

Events on or near Main Campus today:

Athletic Update:

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Coming Up:

  • Today during the morning edition of “All Things Considered” on WDDE-FM, the Delaware NPR affiliate, there will be a story on Veterans Day featuring interviews from the Veterans Law Clinic.

In the News:

  • Delco cadets to march and donate to veterans – The Philadelphia Inquirer (11/11 – Cadets from the Dauntless Battalion at Widener University will participate in march) 
  • Top 10 for Tuesday: The 10 best things about Ken Burns at Widener – DelcoTimes.com (11/11 – Story on Ken Burns’ visit to Widener as part of the Philadelphia Speaker Series
  • Social Work Education Website Releases Detailed Rankings of the Top 25 Online MSW Programs in America – PR Newswire (11/10 – Widener University was mentioned) 

News Releases:

Event on Main Campus today:

Athletic Update:

 

Monday, November 10, 2014

In the News:

  • Coastal Zone Act pressed by jobs push – The News Journal (11/10 – James May, law professor and co-director of the Environmental Law Center, was quoted) 
  • #PhillyFive Things to Do: Nov. 10, 2014 – Philly.com (11/10 – Mention of Ken Burns’ discussion today as part of the Philadelphia Speaker Series) 
  • Scaife children seek details on drained trust – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and Bloomberg Businessweek (11/9 – Michael J. Hussey, associate professor of law, was quoted) 
  • Retirement planning for an even longer life – USA Today (11/8 – Kenn Tachino, professor of taxation and financial planning, provided expert commentary)
  • How much will Phil Rudd’s arrest hurt AC/DC’s new album and tour? – FoxNews.com (11/7 – Dr. Dwight DeWerth-Pallmeyer, associate professor of communications studies, provided expert commentary) 
  • Lack Of Transparency Leaves Some Medicare Patients In Dark At Half Of N.H.’s Hospitals – New Hampshire Public Radio (11/7 – Michael Rosko, professor of healthcare management, was quoted) 
  • Judge confirms Detroit plan to exit bankruptcy – Reuters (11/7 – Professor Juliet Moringiello provided expert commentary in this story, as well as many other including  WIFC-FMThe Jameston Sun, and KWSN-AM)  

Events on Main Campus today: International Education Week Begins

  • Documentary Filmmaker Ken Burns Lecture; 1 p.m.; Lathem Hall
  • FreshBaked Theatre presents “The Odyssey;” 1 p.m.; Alumni Auditorium
  • “The Dinner Game” French Film & Conversation; 5:15 p.m.; Freedom Hall, Room 122
  • Stargazing; 6–7 p.m.; Widener Observatory
  • Chinese Film & Conversation; 6 p.m.; International Study Center, 1238 Potter St.

Athletic Update:

Friday, November 7, 2014

Coming Up:

  • Dr. Shana L. Maier, associate professor of criminal justice and director of the MCJ Program, will appear on “And Another Thing with Larry Mendte” at 7 p.m. on 11/8. The show will re-air on 11/9 at 9 a.m. on MeTV KJWP Channel 2. This show was originally scheduled to air 11/1 and 11/2. Maier will discuss California’s new “yes means yes” law.

In the News: 

  • Detroit’s dash through bankruptcy awaits court nod – Reuters (11/7 – Juliet Moringiello, professor at Widener Law Harrisburg, provided expert commentary; This story appeared in multiple outlets, including Yahoo! News and The Orlando Sentinel)
  • After midterm dust settles, fog lingers over 2016 presidential field – Al Jazeera America (11/7 – Michael Dimino Sr., professor at Widener Law Harrisburg, provided expert commentary)
  • Pennsylvania SBDC announces award recipients at Annual Small Business Growth Forum – PR Newswire (11/7 – The Widener SBDC earned the Center Goal Achievement Award)
  • Coattails? What coattails? Wolf’s win doesn’t lift Pa. Democrats: John L. Micek – The Patriot-New (11/6 – Wes Leckrone, associate professor of political science, was quoted)
  • 5 Immediate Signs He’s a Keeper – HerCampus.com (11/4 – Rachel Born, a doctoral student in the human sexuality program, provided expert commentary) 

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Lone Brick Theatre presents “Lysistrata;” 8 p.m.; Alumni Auditorium
  • Stargazing; 8–9 p.m.; Widener Observatory

Events on Main Campus Saturday:

  • Lone Brick Theatre presents “Lysistrata;” 8 p.m.; Alumni Auditorium

Events on Main Campus Sunday:

  • FreshBaked Theatre presents “The Odyssey;” 2 p.m.; Alumni Auditorium
  • Lone Brick Theatre presents “Lysistrata;” 8 p.m.; Alumni Auditorium

Athletic Update:

Thursday, November 6, 2014

In the News:

  • New Pennsylvania Governor Wolf expected to have to bend on agenda – Pittsburgh-Tribune Review (11/6 – Wes Leckrone, associate professor of political science, was quoted)
  • Corbett never recovered from early budget cuts, analysts say – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (11/5 – Wes Leckrone, associate professor of political science, provided expert commentary)

Events on the Harrisburg Campus today:

  • American Red Cross Blood Drive; 12–5 p.m.; Harrisburg Campus, blood mobile located in campus parking lot
  • Open Meeting for students with consultants working on branding matters associated with the separation of Delaware and Harrisburg campuses; 4–5 p.m.; Harrisburg Campus, Classroom Building, Room L205

Athletic Update:

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

In the News:

  • ‘A thousand cuts’ and one big one: How Corbett’s fate was sealed – The Philadelphia Inquirer (11/5 – Wes Leckrone, associate professor of political science, provided expert commentary)
  • Who speaks for the ‘people’ on policy? – The News Journal (11/2 – An op-ed by Law Professor Alan Garfield*)
  • We need to ask serious questions about Jarrod Tutko’s death: Starla Williams – Pennlive.com (11/4 – An op-ed by Starla J. Williams, director of multicultural affairs, pro bono services and externships for the Harrisburg Campus)

News Releases:

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Hospitality Management Dinner Series: Spain and Portugal; 5:30-8 p.m.; Marriott Dining Room

Athletic Update:

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

In the News:

  • Pa. absentee ballot requests drop sharply from 2010 – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (11/4 – Wes Leckrone, associate professor of political science, was quoted) 
  • Medical malpractice insurance costs ease in Pa. – WHYY Newsworks (11/3 – Law Professor John Culhane provided expert commentary) 
  • Chester County voters make election choices Tuesday- Main Line Suburban News (11/3 – Wes Leckrone, associate professor of political science, provided expert commentary)
  • Last-Minute Halloween Ideas Inspired by TV’s Toughest Women  – Parade (10/31 – Angela Corbo, an assistant professor of communication studies who teaches in the Gender and Women’s Studies Program, provided expert commentary. A similar story appeared in the South Bend Tribune*) 
  • In race for 26th state Senate District, tying GOP candidate to Corbett not so easy for Dems – Pennsylvania Independent (10/31 – Wes Leckrone, associate professor of political science, provided expert commentary)

News Releases:

Events on Main Campus today:

Events on the Delaware Campus today:

  •  “An Afternoon on Health Care: Latest Trends and Developments;” 1–6:30 p.m.; Ruby R. Vale Moot Courtroom

Athletic Update:

Monday, November 3, 2014

In the News:

  • Editorial: Security cameras on city streets right move for Chester –Delaware County Daily Times (11/2 – Widener University was mentioned) 
  • Millions spent on Delco races: ‘Unprecedented’ amount of cash pours into local campaigns – Delaware County Daily Times (11/1 – Wes Leckrone, associate professor of political science, provided expert commentary on the upcoming elections. Similar stories appeared in the Daily Local NewsLancaster Online, and The Sentinel)  
  • The Final Dash — With Corbett seeking a late surge and Wolf hoping to make history, they’ll be joined by big names Sunday – The Philadelphia Inquirer (11/1 – John Giugliano, associate professor of social work, was quoted) 
  • Delsea Regional High School students win mousetrap competition at Widener University – South Jersey Times and Jersey Tribune (10/31 – Story on the School of Engineering’s Mousetrap Competition
  • Top 25 Online MSW Programs Ranking for 2014-2015 – Best MSW Programs (10/30 – The Center for Social Work Education’s online MSW program was ranked 15th) 

Events on Main Campus today:

  • President’s Lecture: Dr. Joseph Fuhr; 12 p.m.; Lathem Hall
  • Stargazing; 6–7 p.m.; Widener Observatory

Athletics Update: