Tuesday, December 9, 2014

In the News:

  • Will Tom Wolf compromise on his priorities? – The Morning Call (12/8 – Repost of story from The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review featuring expert commentary from Wes Leckrone, associate professor of political science) 
  • 2014 Women in Business honorees announced – Cape Gazette (12/8 – Linda L. Ammons, counsel to the president for legal education, delivered a keynote address) 

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Events on Main Campus today:

  • Stressbusters 2014: Massages & Coffee Bar; 11 a.m.–5 p.m.; University Center Atrium & Room A

Athletic Update:

Monday, December 8, 2014

In the News:

  • Analysts predict Wolf to compromise on priorities as Pennsylvania governor – Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (12/7 – Wes Leckrone, associate professor of political science, was quoted) 
  • Strine pushes new arbitration process – The News Journal (12/6 –Lawrence A. Hamermesh, a professor of corporate and business law, was quoted)
  • On campus: December 2014 updates about local residents and their school accomplishments – York Daily Record (12/5 – Andrew Miller, a sophomore majoring in computer science, volunteered at Community Tech Day)
  • Free ‘How to pay for college’ workshop set for next week – Delaware County Daily Times (12/5 – Mention of the College Access Center in which Widener is a partner university) 
  • John Culhane, professor of law and co-director of the Family Health Law and Policy Institute, was interviewed about paying for a college education on the  Gil Gross Show on KKSF-AM during the evening broadcast on 12/5.
  • Delaware marchers support Ferguson, NYC victim – The News Journal (12/5 – Law Professor Jules Epstein was quoted) 

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Athletic Update:

Friday, December 5, 2014

In the News: 

  • Law Professor Jules Epstein was interviewed on WDEL-AM about excessive force exerted by police and video camera evidence during the afternoon on 12/4.
  • College Football: Kelly, seniors keep Pride hungry for more – Delaware County Daily Times (12/5)
  • Are Parents Obliged to Pay for College? – Slate (12/5 – A column by John Culhane, professor of law and co-director of the Family Health Law and Policy Institute)

Events on Main Campus today: Main Campus—Last Day of Classes

  • Widener ROTC Hosts Annual Army/Navy Game against Villanova Navy Midshipmen Cadets; 6 p.m.; Quick Stadium
  • Stargazing; 8–9 p.m.; Widener Observatory

Events on Main Campus Saturday: 

  • Football vs. Linfield College; 12 p.m.; Home
  • Women’s Basketball vs. Messiah College; 4 p.m.; Home
  • Men’s Basketball vs. Messiah College; 6 p.m.; Home

Athletic Update:

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Thursday, December 4, 2014

In the News:

  • First-year coach takes Widener into quarterfinals – The Philadelphia Inquirer (12/4 – Feature story on Widener Coach Mike Kelly and the upcoming game this weekend) 
  • Widener Readies For D-III Quarterfinal Match-Up With Linfield – CBS Philly (12/3 – Widener Coach Mike Kelly was interviewed) 
  • U.S. compliance education expands as demand increases – Part One: law schools – Reuters (12/3 – Mention of the Global Compliance and Ethics course taught by Kristy Grant-Hart, which be launched at the School of Law this spring)
  • Upper Darby Sellers Library offers health insurance help – News of Delaware County (12/3 – Widener University was mentioned) 

Events on the Delaware Campus:

  • Delaware Campus holiday reception; 5:30–7:30 p.m.; Barristers’ Club

Athletic Update:

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

In the News:

  • What next?: Insights into the Wolf administration, General Assembly leadership and women in politics – The Patriot-News (12/3 – Mention of a forum held at the School of Law, Harrisburg Campus on 12/2. The forum was broadcast on the Pennsylvania Cable Network during the evening on 12/2 and then again during the morning on 12/3) 
  • Aramark chairman quietly calls it a career – The Philadelphia Inquirer (12/3 – Mention of an interview Joseph Neubauer had at Widener) 

News Releases:

Events on or near Main Campus today:

  • SBDC Seminar: First Steps; 6–9 p.m.; Widener SBDC
  • Women’s Basketball vs. Albright College; 6 p.m.; Home
  • Men’s Basketball vs. Albright College; 8 p.m.; Home

Athletic Update:

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

In the News:

  • U.S. Supreme Court hears case on Facebook threats – WHTM-TV (ABC) (12/1 – Michael Dimino, Sr., associate professor of law, was interviewed during the evening news broadcast)
  • Voices from Inside – Liberty City Press (Feature story on Jayne Thompson, senior lecturer of English and creative writing, and her book, “Letters to My Younger Self: An Anthology of Writings by Incarcerated Men at S.C.I. Graterford and a Writing Workbook”)

Events on Main Campus today:

Events on the Harrisburg Campus today:

  • Pennsylvania Women’s Forum Solutions Series event: “What Next? Pennsylvania’s Post-Election Landscape;” 12 p.m.; Administration Building, Room A180

Athletic Update:

Monday, December 1, 2014

In the News:

  • Widener students feature Chester in new magazine – The Philadelphia Inquirer (12/1 – Mention of the Chester Magazine written and produced by students in the Communications Studies program) 
  • Should musicians be jailed for their lyrics – The News Journal (11/30 – Op-ed by Alan Garfield, professor of law)
  • Retiring judges clear the bench in Delaware – Delaware State News (11/29 – Law Professor Lawrence Hamermesh provided expert commentary) 
  • Students and tutors converge at Chester High and Widener – The Philadelphia Inquirer (11/28 – Story of a partnership program with Widener University aimed at increasing literacy for at-risk students that was created by Mimi Staulters, assistant professor of special education, and Nancy Blank, associate professor of criminal justice. Two Widener student tutors were quoted) 
  • Black Friday shoppers may find only leftovers – Bloomberg Businessweek (11/27 – Ross Steinman, associate professor and chair of psychology, provided expert commentary in this Buffalo News story) 

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