Friday, January 30, 2015

In the News:

  • Coming Sunday: Could Delaware’s Corporate Dominance be Threatened? – The News Journal (1/29 – A preview of an upcoming article featuring commentary by Lawrence A. Hamermesh, professor of law)
  • Education Notes: Area Teens Receive Widener University High School Leadership Awards – LehighValleyLive.com (1/29)

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Men’s and Women’s Indoor Track & Field Meet; 4 p.m.; Home

Events on Main Campus Saturday:

  • Widener Day; 9 a.m.–1 p.m.

Thursday, January 29, 2015

In the News: 

  • Missed ‘Live from the Newsroom’ from Widener talking Chester violence? Here is the replay – DelcoTimes.com (1/29 – Recap of ‘Live from the Newsroom,’ which is produced by communication studies students in the Freedom Hall television studio. Dan Hanson, director of public relations, participated in the discussion)
  • The winter 2015 issue of preLaw magazine features several articles on the School of Law. The Veterans Law Clinic was an honorable mention in a story on “The Most Innovative Clinics” on page 17. The Harrisburg Campus is profiled on page 31 and includes quotes from Interim Law Dean Robyn Meadows. Both campuses are featured on a national chart of trial advocacy programs on page 45. 
  • On Campus – News Transcript (1/29 – Listing of students named to the dean’s list at Widener) 
  • Proponents of raising PA’s minimum wage gain surprise GOP ally – Pennsylvania Independent (1/28 – Wes Leckrone, associate professor of political sciences, provided expert commentary) 

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Events on Main Campus today:

Athletic Update:

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Coming Up:

  • The Heron’s Nest: ‘Live From the Newsroom’ tackles violence in Chester – DelcoTimes.com (1/28 – Preview of ‘Live from the Newsroom,’ which is produced by communication studies students in the Freedom Hall television studio. Pat Sullivan, director of Campus Safety, will be a guest tonight at 7 p.m.)

In the News:

  • University Students Receive ASTM International Project Grants – Standardization News (It was announced that Anthony Lemus, a senior civil engineering major, received a grant in the winter issue)  
  • Other Times: January 27, 2015 – Delaware County Daily Times (1/27 – Mention of several construction projects at Pennsylvania Military College in 1965)
  • Widener University Launches Online Masters in Social Work – Learning Positive Skills (1/24) 

News Releases:

Events on or near Main Campus today:

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

In the News:

  • The 5 most common unethical behaviors in the workplace – The Philadelphia Business Journal (1/26 – The monthly column,”The Ethical Workplace,”  is written by Arthur Schwartz, professor of education and executive director of the Oskin Leadership Institute)
  • Busch case not typical Family Court hearing – Delaware State News (1/26 – Dana Harrington Conner, associate professor of law, provided expert commentary) 
  • Honors Lists – The Journal (1/26 – Mention of a student named to the dean’s list at Widener) 
  • West Essex area students earn dean’s list – The Progress (1/23 – Mention of a student named to the dean’s list at Widener) 
  • PEACE OF MIND: It’s a new year, let’s do this! – News of Delaware County (1/21 – Monthly column written by a student in the PsyD program. This month’s column was written by Mary Jordan Foley

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Monday, January 26, 2015

In the News:

  • ACA enrollment sites through Feb. 2 – The News Journal (1/25 – The School of Law, Delaware Campus is listed as an enrollment site) 
  • University of Wyoming names four finalists for law dean – Star Tribune (1/24 – Andrew Strauss, professor of law and associate dean for Faculty Research and Strategic Initiatives, was mentioned in this Associated Press story that appeared in a number of outlets including the Daily Reporter
  • Campus report – The News Journal (1/24 – Listing of students named to the dean’s list at Widener in fall 2014) 
  • Revealing long-held secrets can be difficult, liberating – Detroit Free Press (1/23 – Dr. Courtney Slater, an assistant professor of clinical psychology, provided expert commentary) 
  • SEXUALITY MATTERS: Who has “The Talk” with foster youth? – News of Delaware County (1/23 – Monthly column written by a student in the human sexuality program. This month’s column was written by Maria Marcelin)
  • A blunder-proof brand: Can anything hurt the NFL? – CNBC (1/22 – Ross Steinman, chairperson and associate professor of psychology, provided expert commentary) 

Athletic Update:

Friday, January 23, 2015

In the News:

  • Harrisburg police chief addresses MLK, community policing at law school forum – The Patriot-News (1/22 – Story on panel discussion held at the School of Law, Harrisburg Campus. Two recent law graduates were quoted) 
  • GCIT student receives Widener University High School Leadership award – South Jersey Times (1/22)
  • College students receive honors – The Citizen (1/22 – Mention of students named to the dean’s list at Widener) 

Events on Main Campus this Saturday:

  • Women’s Basketball vs. Stevenson University; 1 p.m.; Home
  • Men’s Basketball vs. Stevenson University; 3 p.m.; Home

Athletic Update:

Thursday, January 22, 2015

In the News:

  • National Universities Where the Most Accepted Students Enroll – U.S. News and World Report (1/20 – Widener University was mentioned) 
  •  In the Colleges – January 18, 2015 – The New Jersey Herald (1/18 – Mention of a student named to the dean’s list at Widener) 
  • 9 Useful Tips To Help You Stick To Your New Year’s Resolutions – VIBE-FM (1/3 – Re-post from a BuzzFeed article featuring expert commentary from Dr. Virginia Brabender, professor of clinical psychology)

Events on the Harrisburg Campus today:

  • “The Growing Rift Between Civilians and Police: what Would Martin Luther King do to Bridge the Gap?”; 12 p.m.; The Pit
  • Lunch and Learn on Compliance; 1:30 p.m.; Career Development Office
  •  “Civil Forfeiture Redux: An Update and Focus on Constitutional Issues;” 4:30 p.m.; Administration Building, Room A180

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Athletic Update:

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

In the News:

  • Information night on Educational Leadership Doctoral Program set Feb. 18 – Cape Gazette (1/20 – Mention of agreement Widener University has with Sussex Technical High School) 
  • Business people/Jan. 21-30, 2015 – Delaware Business Daily (1/20 – Cathy Cessna, adjunct professor of law, was mentioned)
  • On the Move: What’s happening in Delco business – Delaware County Daily Times (1/19 – President James T. Harris III serves on the Riverfront Alliance of Delaware County)
  • Dean’s list for Jan. 18 – The Sentinel (1/18 – Listing of students named to the dean’s list at Widener this fall) 
  • Odd Delaware laws make for comedic fodder – Delaware State News (1/17 – Janet Lindenmuth, librarian at the School of Law, was quoted) 

News Releases:

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Student, Faculty and Staff Juried Photography Exhibition Open House; 4:30-6:30 p.m.; Widener University Art Gallery

Athletic Update:

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

In the News:

  • Chester community spreads ‘Pieces of Peace’ – Delaware County Daily Times (1/20 – Widener University was mentioned) 
  • Therapist Suggests Exploring Motivations Before Pursuing Career In Philadelphia – KYW-TV (CBS – Interview with Dr. Erika Evans-Weaver, assistant clinical professor, coordinator of Field Experience, and director of M.Ed. Programs for the Center for Human Sexuality Studies)
  • Save our elections from the secret money people – The News Journal (1/19 – Op-ed by Luke M. Scheuer, assistant professor of law) 
  • OLLI Follies entertain at Freedom Village – Daily Local News (1/19 – Story on the first “Follies” production by members of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute)
  • Former Clinton special counsel’s spin skills put to test with Pa. AG Kane – Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (1/18 – Wes Leckrone, associate professor of political science, provided expert commentary) 
  • Book review: Ravi Howard’s ‘Driving the King’ views civil-rights era with humanity and compassion – The Philadelphia Inquirer (1/18 – Book review by Sam Starnes, magazine editor and marketing writer)
  • Dean’s list, Jan. 18, 2015 – Republican Herald (1/18) 
  • Dan Hanson is proud of Widener University’s accomplishments – Media Town Talk (1/17 – Feature story on Dan Hanson, director of public relations) 
  • Barber institute owner, mentor among 10 people honored at MLK Image Awards – York Daily Record (1/17 – Widener Student John Carrasquillo received an award at the MLK Image Awards) 
  • People: Widener dean’s list – The Evening Sun (1/16)

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Friday, January 15, 2015

Coming Up:

  • Tim Scepansky, senior lecturer of communication studies, will be interviewed on Joy in our Town on TBN (48 or 47 on Verizon; 18 on XFinity) at 1 p.m. about technology and technology in education.

In the News:

  • Who’s News- The Daily Journal (1/16 – Delsea Regional High School student Taylor Greene won a Widener University High School Leadership Award)
  • Children of newspaper mogul sue for millions – The Blade (1/16 – Michael J. Hussey, an associate professor of law, provided expert commentary; A similar story appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
  • Hoops from the Heart clinics set for MLK Day – Delaware County Daily Times (1/15 – Widener’s basketball teams will run clinics on Monday to benefit the Community Action Agency of Delaware County)
  • Tom Wolf’s agenda: Change Pa.’s income tax – WITF-FM (1/15 – Michael J. Hussey, an associate professor of law, provided expert commentary) 
  • Smart Talk: When can cities enact their own laws – WITF-FM (1/15 – John Gedid, professor emeritus of law and founder of the Law and Government Institute at the Widener School of Law, provided expert commentary)
  • An Unexceptional Aspect of President Obama’s Immigration Executive Actions – JURIST (1/15 – Guest column by Jill Family, professor of law)

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Student Involvement Fair; 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.; University Center, Atrium

Events on Main Campus Monday for Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service:

  • Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service Event: Participate in a group dialogue to share your thoughts and feelings regarding the racial tensions that have dominated the public discourse in the local and national community; 2 p.m., University Center, Webb Room
  • Annual Commemorative Service sponsored by the Black Student Union: Celebrate the significance of Dr. King’s life; 6:30 p.m., Widener University, Alumni Auditorium

Athletic Update: