Friday, February 27, 2015

In the News:

  • As House looks to dismantle state stores, hybrid system might be option – The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (2/26 – Wes Leckrone, associate professor of political science, provided expert commentary) 
  • Interfaith group holds conference on climate morality – The Philadelphia Tribune (2/27 – Law Professor Donald Brown will lead a workshop)

Athletic Update:

Events on Main Campus Saturday:

  • Men’s Lacrosse vs. Swarthmore College; 12 p.m.; Home
  • Women’s Lacrosse vs. Eastern University; 1 p.m.; Home

Thursday, February 26, 2015

In the News: 

  • Widener Partnership Charter School Accepting Application for Enrollment – Ms. B: The Good News Blog (2/25) 
  • Take a Babymoon! 20 Dreamy Vacation Ideas – FitPregnancy (2/24 – Dr. Sabitha Pillai-Friedman, assistant professor of human sexuality, provided expert commentary) 

Events on the Delaware Campus today:

  • Pizza with Professors talk featuring Distinguished Professor James R. May; 12 p.m.; Main Law Building, Student Lounge

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Faculty/Staff 2015 Giving Campaign Celebration; 3-4:30 p.m.; University Center, Atrium

Athletic Update:

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

In the News: 

  • Retired four-star General named Widener University Board Chair – Delaware County Daily Times (2/25 – John Tilelli Jr., a retired U.S. Army four-star general and a alumnus, was named chair of the university’s board of trustees)
  • Delco’s College Access Center receives another grant – The Philadelphia Inquirer (2/25 – The College Access Center on Main Campus received a $25,000 grant from TD Bank) 
  • Scientist nominated to fill AstraZeneca board seat – The News Journal (2/24 – Law Professor Lawrence Hamermesh provided expert commentary*) 

News Releases:

Events on Main Campus:

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

In the News:

  • Swarthmore names new president – Philadelphia Business Journal (2/23 –  Mention of President James T. Harris III being named president of the University of San Diego)
  • Finger-pointing, lawsuits likely to follow ‘superbug’ scare – The Philadelphia Inquirer (2/20 – Distinguished Professor of Law John Culhane provided expert commentary in this Associated Press story)

News Releases:

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Hospitality Luncheon Series; 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.; Marriott Dining Room
  • Crime Film Series: American History X; 6:30 p.m.; Freedom Hall Amphitheater

Events on the Delaware Campus today:

  • “Jeop-BAR-dy Civil Procedure” Lunch and Learn; 12 p.m.; Main Law Building, Room 126
  • Black Law Students Association Trailblazers and Pioneers Awards Banquet; 6:30 p.m.; Barristers’ Club

Athletic Update:

Monday, February 23, 2015

In the News:

  • New Presidents for 2 Catholic Universities – The Chronicle of Higher Education (2/23 – Mention of President James T. Harris, III being named president of the University of San Diego)
  • Delaware officials concerned about AstraZeneca, DuPont threats – The News Journal (2/22 – Joseph Fuhr, professor of economics, provided expert commentary*)  
  • Local college news – Moscow Villager and The Daily Journal (2/21 – Mention of students who participated in a study abroad trip to Costa Rica*)
  • Finger-pointing, lawsuits likely to follow ‘superbug’ scare – State Journal (2/20 – Distinguished Professor of Law John Culhane provided expert commentary in this Associated Press story that appeared in a number of outlets including the Portland Press-HeraldBucks County Courier Times, and The Republic)
  • Sperm Donors Are Winning Visitation Rights – Slate (2/19 – Column post by Distinguished Professor of Law John Culhane. This story appeared in a number of outlets including: the Business Insider
  • Jessica Isaacs: New Faces Award – DiscoverE.org (Jessica Issacs, visiting professor of mechanical engineering, received the “News Faces” award from DiscoverE, formerly the National Engineers Week Foundation)

News Releases:

Events on Main Campus today:

  • President’s Lecture by Dr. Loyd Bastin; 12 p.m.; Lathem Hall
  • Stargazing; 7–8 p.m.; Widener Observatory

Athletic Update:

*This article is available by online subscription only, as there is now a pay wall on the site allowing only a certain amount of views. 

Friday, February 20, 2015

In the News:

  • Performance and classical music listings – The Philadelphia Inquirer (2/20 – Mention of the Lone Brick Theatre Company’s  “Very Still & Hard to See” performances this weekend) 
  • Law students offer sustainability ideas; Fallingwater could get international honor – WITF-FM (2/19 – Clips from the Smart Talk interview with John Dernbach, distinguished professor of law and co-director of the Widener Environmental Law Center, and a student) 
  • The Pennsylvania Cable Network has aired coverage on the first installment of the spring Environmental Distinguished Speaker Series on 2/19. It will be re-aired on 2/21 at 1:05 a.m. and 2/22 at 4:45 a.m.
  • The “Legislation, Leadership, Lawyering” program, which was held on the Harrisburg Campus and co-presented by the Law & Government Institute was broadcast on the Pennsylvania Cable Network on 2/19 and 2/20. It will be re-broadcast on 2/20 a 10:50 p.m.

Events on Main Campus today:

Events on Main Campus Saturday: Weekend Group Session for Prospective Undergraduate Students

  • Women’s Basketball vs. Arcadia University; 1 p.m.; Home
  • Men’s Basketball vs. Arcadia University; 3 p.m.; Home
  • Lone Brick Theatre Co. presents: “Very Still & Hard to See;” 8 p.m.; Alumni Auditorium

Events on Main Campus Sunday:

  • Chamber Music Studio Recital; 3–4 p.m.; Kapelski Recital Hall, LC1

Thursday, February 19, 2015

In the News:

  • The Heron’s Nest: Another hidden Delco gem: The College Access Center – DelcoTimes.com (2/19 – The ‘Live from the Newsroom‘ program, which is produced by communication studies students in the Freedom Hall television studio, featured the College Access Center
  • COMMUNITY BRIEFS: Star gaze at Widener University – Delaware County Daily Times (2/18 – The Widener University Observatory will celebrate its 10th anniversary on Friday)
  • Smart Talk: Law students offer sustainability ideas; Fallingwater could get international honor – WITF-FM (2/18 – John Dernbach, distinguished professor of law and co-director of the Widener Environmental Law Center, and students will be featured on the interview) 
  • Giving high school kids a head start on college – News of Delaware County (2/18 – Widener University participates in the dual enrollment program) 

News Releases:

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Town Hall Meeting; 3 p.m.; Alumni Auditorium (video conferenced to Room L126 on the Delaware Campus and Room A180 on the Harrisburg Campus)
  • Lone Brick Theatre Co. presents: “Very Still & Hard to See;” 8 p.m.; Alumni Auditorium

Events on the Harrisburg Campus today:

  • Career Development Office Workshop: “Cost Effective Research for the Real World with Lexis;” 5 p.m.; Harrisburg Campus, Legal Information Center, Wireless Lab

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

In the News:

  • Chesco’s Widener to host free stargazing session – The Philadelphia Inquirer (2/18 – The Widener University Observatory will celebrate its 10th anniversary on Friday)
  • How to Shop For Lingerie With Your Partner – Refinery29 (2/13 – Dr. Sabitha Pillai-Friedman, professor of human sexuality, provided expert commentary) 

News Releases:

Events on or near Main Campus today:

Athletic Update:

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

In the News:

  • Letters – Feb. 16, Issue: Food Safety – Washed Up – The Philadelphia Inquirer (2/16 – Letter by David J. Dzurec, adjunct instructor of food microbiology)
  • OLLI celebrates 10th anniversary – Daily Local News (2/16 – The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute celebrates its 10th anniversary) 
  • Widener president leaving to take post in San Diego – WDEL-AM (2/16 – Additional Associated Press stories on President James T. Harris III being named president of the University of San Diego. Similar stories appeared on WITF-FM and The Sacramento Bee
  • Dean’s list for Feb. 15 – The Sentinel (2/15) 
  • Heart And Soul Of Hermes Expo – Queens Gazette ( Dr. Nicholas Hadgis, dean of the Hospitality Management, was quoted. Hadgis will moderate an upcoming panel) 
  • Billion dollar smuggling industry drains Iran’s economy – Al-Monitor (2/14 – Hamid Zangeneh, an economics professor, provided expert commentary) 
  • Judge to rule on Del. refinery’s oil-by-rail operation – The News Journal (2/13 –  Kenneth Kristl, director of the Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic, was quoted)
  • Associate Professor of Law Dana Harrington Conner was interviewed on WBOC-TV (CBS) about the typical length of time a protection-from-abuse order hearing can last in Delaware Family Court on 2/11.

News Releases:

 

Monday, February 16, 2015

In the News:

News Releases:

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Social Sciences Employer Panel; 12–1 p.m.; Kapelski Lecture Hall 1
  • Stargazing; 7–8 p.m.; Widener Observatory

Athletic Update:

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