Tuesday, December 23, 2014

In the News:

  • My Engineer’s Notebook: Jessica Isaacs – ASME.org (Jessica Isaacs, visiting assistant professor of mechanical engineering, was featured in the December American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) newsletter)

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Monday, December 22, 2014

In the News:

  • Pa. created alternatives to town dumps – Citizens Voice and The Times Tribune (12/22 – John Dernbach, professor and co-director of the Environmental Law Center, provided expert commentary) 
  • Delsea students build a better mousetrap – The Daily Journal (12/21 – Story on the School of Engineering’s mousetrap competition) 
  • Darts & Laurels: Too much violence mars Peace on Earth – Delaware County Daily Times (12/20 – Khalil Williams, a junior communication studies major, was mentioned for being recognized by the city of Chester) 
  • Dual enrollment options growing at A.I. duPont High School – WDDE-FM (12/19 – Mention of collaboration with Sussex Tech and Widener) 
  • SEXUALITY MATTERS: How to be a Sex-positive Parent – News of Delaware County (12/19 – Monthly column written by a student in the human sexuality program. This month’s column was written by Berkeley Harbour

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Thursday, December 18, 2014

In the News:

  • Philly DA says no affidavits claimed by AG Kane in bribery case existed – Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (12/18 – Wes Leckrone, associate professor of political science, was quoted)
  • Assistant Professor of Law Christine Allie was interviewed during the evening broadcast on WDEL-AM on 12/17 regarding US-Cuba relations.
  • Sexuality Doesn’t Vanish When You Turn 65- RH Reality Check (12/17 – Melanie Davis and Robin Goldberg-Glen, co-presidents of the Sexuality and Aging Consortium at Widener, provided expert commentary) 
  • Widener Law graduate Craig Burke of Wildwood Crest joins Pennsylvania bar – Gloucester City News (12/17)  

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Wednesday, December 17, 2014

In the News:

  • Chester salutes volunteers who improve life in city – Delaware County Daily Times (12/17 – Khalil Williams, a junior in the Communication Studies, was the recipient of the Mayor’s Recognition Award for his work with the launch of Chester Magazine. The magazine, which was written, edited, and designed by students, was created through a grant that Sam Starnes, magazine editor and adjunct professor, received)
  • The Doomed Sandy Hook Lawsuit – Slate (12/17 – Column post by John Culhane, professor of law and co-director of the Family Health Law and Policy Institute)
  • Widener Law Appoints Four Profs With Distinguished Title – Delaware Law Weekly (12/17 – Law Professors John G. Culhane, Jean M. Eggen, Alicia B. Kelly and James R. May we appointed distinguished professors of law for a three-year term) 
  • Why did Wilmington accomodate the ‘die-in’ during rush hour? – WDEL-AM (12/16 – Law Professor Alan E. Garfield was interviewed during the afternoon broadcast)
  • People on the Move: Linda Durant Recognition Plaque – Philadelphia Business Journal (12/16 – Linda Durant, senior vice president for University Advancement, was selected as the recipient of the Professional of the Year Award by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) District II)
  • Chester awarded for ‘Let’s Move!’ initiative – Delaware County Daily Times (12/16 – Widener University was mentioned)
  • Secret guilty plea in Paladin murders ‘very rare’ in Del – The News Journal (12/16 – Thomas J. Reed, professor emeritus of law, was quoted) 
  • 6 Culprits of “Down There” Dryness – Shape Magazine (12/11 – Expert commentary provided by Dr. Sabitha Pillai-Friedman, assistant professor of human sexuality)

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Tuesday, December 16, 2014

In the News:

  • Widener earns another community service award – The Philadelphia Inquirer (12/16 – Widener University has been named to the 2014 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll)
  • Trustee disputes claim by Scaife’s children about drained trust fund – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (12/16 – Michael Hussey, associate professor of law, was quoted)
  • 16 key considerations before rolling your 401(k) to an IRA – MarketWatch (12/11 – Column post by Kenn Tacchino, professor of taxation and financial planning) 
  • Arriving with colder weather: flu season – Seniors! (No link available – A monthly column written by a student in the Institute for Physical Therapy Education. The December column was written by Jenna Castor)

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Monday, December 15, 2014

In the News:

  • Turnpike plans changes to ‘improve operations and transparency’ – Central Penn Business Journal (12/12 –  John L. Gedid, former vice dean of the School of Law, will serve on the committee. Similar story appeared in Lehigh Valley Business
  • 6 Culprits of “Down There” Dryness – MSN.com (Re-post of a story from Shape featuring expert commentary from Dr. Sabitha Pillai-Friedman, assistant professor of human sexuality)

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Friday, December 12, 2014

In the News: 

  • Ethical codes of conduct really work, just ask Tom Wolf – Philadelphia Business Journal (12/11 – Debut article for a monthly column,”The Ethical Workplace,” by Arthur Schwartz, professor of education and executive director of the Oskin Leadership Institute)
  • Letter to the Editor: A holiday vision for Chester – Delaware County Daily Times (12/11 – Widener University was mentioned) 

Events on the Harrisburg Campus today:

  • Harrisburg Campus holiday reception; 5:30–7:30 p.m.; Sidebar Café

Events on Main Campus today:

Events on Main Campus Saturday:

  • Women’s Basketball vs. Rowan University; 1 p.m.; Home

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Thursday, December 11, 2014

In the News:

  • Widener students complete leadership program – The Philadelphia Inquirer (12/11 – Story on the students who completed the LEADERworks certificate program through the Oskin Leadership Institute

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Events on Main Campus today:

  • Main Campus Holiday Luncheon Open House; 11:30 a.m.–2 p.m.; Old Main, Trustees’ Boardroom

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Wednesday, December 10, 2014

In the News:

  • The Freedom to Change Your Experience of the Holidays – Psychology Today Blog “Freedom to Change” (12/8 – “Freedom to Change: How to manage relationships at home and work” is a blog written by Dr. Hal Shorey, assistant professor of clinical psychology and director of Organizational Development Services) 
  • Johelys Cecala, a law student on the Harrisburg Campus, was featured in the December issue of Harrisburg Magazine in a story on the “Birth of a Lawyer” that tracks the careers of a law student, new associate and law professor.

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