Tuesday, March 31, 2015

In the News:

  • Community Briefs – Delaware County Daily Times (3/30 – Mention of the upcoming 5K color run hosted but the Institute for Physical Therapy Education to benefit the Chester Community Physical Therapy Clinic)
  • Meet the Panelists for Symco’s Technology Showcase & Seminars: Joel Bilheimer – AV Network (3/30 – Eric Woebkenberg, director of multimedia and classroom support, will serve as a panelist) 
  • COFCO executive speaks at Widener dinner – Delaware County Daily Times (3/29 – Story on the School of Business Administration Awards Banquet, which featured Joan Waters, CEO of COFCO, as the keynote speaker) 
  • BATS leaders disagree on new IPO for exchange – International Business Times (3/25 – Ruby R. Vale Professor of Corporate and Business Law Lawerence Hamermesh was quoted) 

News Releases:

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Take Back the Night; All day
  • Hospitality Lunch Series; 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.; Marriott Dining Room
  • States of Mind: Language and Story in Psychotherapy and Creative Writing with Institute for Graduate Clinical Psychology alumna Dr. Julia Mayer, ’91; 12:30-1:30 p.m.; Bruce Hall, Room 5

Athletic Update:

Monday, March 30, 2015

In the News:

News Releases:

Events on Main Campus today:

  • President’s Lecture with Dr. Jill Black on “Four Keys to an Engaging Research Agenda;” 12 p.m.; Lathem Hall
  • Stargazing; 8 p.m.; Widener Observatory

Athletic Update:

Friday, March 27, 2015

In the News:

  • Pair of locals poised for big year at Widener – The Times Herald (3/26 – A spotlight on Widener baseball players Greg McDonough and Kyle Lowery)
  • Pa’s pension crisis: Tonight, experts offer you the straight scoop – Pennlive.com (3/26 – A preview of a panel discussion held at the Widener Law Harrisburg Campus on the evening of 3/26)
  • The next step for Atlantic City after Lavin’s report: Time will tell – The Press of Atlantic City (3/26 – Law Professor Juliet M. Moringiello provided expert commentary)

News Releases:

Events on Main Campus Saturday:

Events on or near Main Campus Sunday:

  • Dinner Theatre featuring a performance by the Lone Brick Theatre Company; 6 p.m.; 504 Avenue of the States, Chester, PA

Athletic Update:

Thursday, March 26, 2015

In the News : 

  • The Widener University High School Leadership Awards presentation was featured during the morning and afternoon broadcast on WCAU-TV on 3/25.
  • Teens Recognized in NBC10 High School Leadership Awards – WCAU-TV (Interview with a previous Widener High School Leadership Award recipient and current student in the School of Hospitality Management and a recipient of this year’s award with Vai Sikahema) 
  • Widener University will name a ‘Cake Boss’ – Delaware County Daily Times (3/25 – The School of Hospitality Management’s Fourth Annual Cake Boss Competition will be held on 3/26) 
  • Shaking it with Shakespeare: Productions in Philly and beyond – Philly.com (3/25 – The FreshBaked Theatre Company’s final performance of ‘Romeo & Juliet’ was mentioned) 
  • 17 area students among 134 honored by Widener University – Bucks County Courier Times (3/25 – Mention of recipients of the 2015 Widener University High School Leadership Awards)
  • Panel discusses community distrust of police – The News Journal (The event was held at the School of Law) 
  • Top 10 for Wednesday: 10 Great Reasons to Get Involved with Relay for Life – DelcoTimes.com (3/25 – Mention of the upcoming Relay for Life event to be held on Main Campus)
  • Overcoming Relationship Anxiety and Feeling Good About It – Psychology Today Blog (3/19 –  “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) 

Athletic Update:

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

In the News:

  • Widener Law Program to Focus on Cross-Examination – Delaware Law Weekly (3/25 – Details on the second Advanced Litigation Skills program on 3/27*)
  • Personal Anecdotes Shouldn’t Dictate Policy on Same-Sex Marriage – Slate (3/24 – Column post by Law Professor John Culhane
  • Widener University to name a “Cake Boss” – Ms. B: The Good News (3/24 – Mention of the Annual Cake Boss Competition hosted by the School of Hospitality Management to be held on 3/26) 
  • Dr. Ronald Mrskey, associate professor of civil engineering, was interviewed on the Very Spatial Podcast on 3/24 about the International Conference of Solid Waste and Management. (Tune in here at minute 15:20)

Events on the Delaware Campus today: 

  • Black Law Students Association Event; 6:30–8:30 p.m.; Ruby R. Vale Moot Courtroom

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Teachers Stargazing Night; 7:30 p.m.; Widener Observatory

Athletic Update:

 

 

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

In the News:

  • Law Professor Alan Garfield was interviewed on WDEL-AM on 3/23 about the confederate license plate case before the U.S. Supreme Court.
  • Are vanity license plates considered government speech or public speech? – The News Journal (3/22 – Op-ed by Law Professor Alan Garfield

News Releases: 

Events on Main Campus today:

Events on the Harrisburg Campus today:

  • Lunch and Learn Program on Externships; 12 p.m.; Administration Building, Career Development Office

Events on the Delaware Campus today:

  • 4 p.m. Ruby R. Vale Distinguished Speaker Series; Delaware Campus, Ruby R. Vale Moot Courtroom

Athletic Update:

Monday, March 23, 2015

In the News:

  • Hundreds in Chester celebrate the arts – Delaware County Daily Times (3/21 – Widener University is a partner in the Chester Made collaborative) 
  • Local business people for March 20, 2015 – York Dispatch (3/20 – Angela Corbo, associate professor of communication studies, received the Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching)
  • Alex Sharpe announces candidacy for CASD school board – Public Opinion (3/20 – Sharpe is a second year student at the School of Law
  • Pottstown Borough Authority responds to charges of Sunshine Law violations – The Mercury (3/20 – Mention of the School of Law’s Citizens Guide to the Pennsylvania Sunshine Act)
  • On March 26, join us at Widener Law School to talk pension reform with top experts – PennLive (3/20)

Events on Main Campus today:

Athletic Update:

Friday, March 20, 2015

In the News:

  • Cruz uses hearing to deride Obama’s ‘executive amnesty’ – The Dallas Morning News (3/20 – Jill E. Family, professor of law and director of the Law & Government Institute on the Harrisburg Campus, who testified before the subcommittee was quoted) 
  • Performance and classical music listings – Philly.com (3/20 – Mention of the FreshBaked Theatre Company’s upcoming performances of “Romeo and Juliet”)
  • Five ways for men to maintain sexual health past 50 – Philadelphia Gay News (3/19 – Column post by Dr. Thomas Wood, an adjunct in in the Center for Human Sexuality Studies)
  • Billy Joel focus of Long Island law school conference, with lectures like ‘How the Rules of Evidence Handcuff the Piano Man’ – New York Daily News (3/19 – Mention of a conference at the School of Law featuring Bruce Springsteen)

Events on Main Campus today:

  • 30th Annual Eta Beta Chapter Research Conference; 8 a.m.; Alumni Auditorium
  • Honors Week Student Presentations; 12 p.m.; University Center, Webb Room
  • Bartholomew Scholarship Freshman Engineering Presentations;2 p.m.; Kirkbride Hall, 113
  • Honors Convocation; 4 p.m.; Alumni Auditorium
  • Stargazing; 8 p.m.; Widener Observatory

Events on Main Campus Saturday:

Events at the School of Law on Saturday:

  • Accepted Applicant Day; 10 a.m.; Delaware Campus, Ruby R. Vale Moot Courtroom & Harrisburg Campus, The Pit

Events on Main Campus Sunday:

Athletic Update:

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Coming up:

  • Cruz convenes Senate hearing on “amnesty” and pending Texas case; files brief with Cornyn and Smith – The Dallas Morning News (Jill E. Family, professor of law and director of the Law & Government Institute on the Harrisburg Campus, will testify before a Senate Judiciary subcommittee in Washington on President Obama’s recent immigration action and a federal judge’s decision to block it. It will be available live on the Committee on Judiciary at 3:30 p.m. today)

In the News:

  • Employers lose productivity with NCAA March Madness pools – Delaware County Daily Times (3/19 – See the March Madness section for expert commentary by Joseph Fuhr, professor of economics) 
  • On Campus – News Transcript (3/19 – Mention of student’s named to the dean’s list at the School of Law)
  • Bruce Silverstein avoids sanctions in emeralds case – The News Journal (3/18 – Thomas Reed, professor emeritus of law, was quoted*)
  • Missed Live from the Newsroom at Widener with the ROTC? Here is the replay – DelcoTimes.com (3/18 – Replay of ‘Live from the Newsroom,’ which is produced by communication studies students in the Freedom Hall television studio, featured Lt. Col. Matthew Ignatovig, battalion commander of the Dauntless Battalion of the Widener Army ROTC, along with several cadets)
  • Distinguished Professor of Law John Culhane was interviewed during the afternoon broadcast of the Gil Gross Show on KKSH-AM on 3/18 about the recent youth football suit, see the video for hour four. Culhane was also interviewed on WDEL-AM on the same topic.

News Releases:

Events on or near Main Campus today:

  • SBDC Seminar: Intro to Government Marketing; 9 a.m.; Widener SBDC
  • Honors Week Student Presentations; 12:30 p.m.; University Center, Webb Room
  • Faculty Recital; 4 p.m.; Kapelski Recital Hall
  • Science Awards Ceremony; 5:30 p.m.; Lathem Hall
  • State Street Reading Series; 7 p.m.; Media Arts Center Gallery
  • Faculty Jazz Concert; 8 p.m.; Kapelski Recital Hall

Events on the Harrisburg Campus today:

  • Career Development Office program “Life as a Lobbyist;” 5 p.m.; Administration Building, Room A170

Athletic Update:

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

In the News:

  • On Campus – Tri-Town News (Mention of student’s named to the dean’s list at the School of Law and of a recent trip students took to Costa Rica) 
  • The Lawsuit That Could Threaten Kids’ Football – Slate (3/17 – Column post by Law Professor John Culhane
  • NCAA basketball tournament means $1.7 billion in work productivity is lost – The Philadelphia Business Journal (3/17 – A monthly column,”The Ethical Workplace,”  is written by Arthur Schwartz, professor of education and executive director of the Oskin Leadership Institute)
  • Chris Borland retires from NFL, citing brain concerns – Marketplace.org (3/17 – Law Professor John Culhane was interviewed regarding the football player to retire early because of concerns about head injuries)
  • Kane investigation began with letter from former top state prosecutors on suspected leaks – The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (3/16 – Wes Leckrone, associate professor of political science, provided expert commentary) 

News Releases:

Events on Main Campus:

  • Advice and a Slice: Job Search Workshop; 12 p.m.;  Career Services
  • Honors Week Student Presentations; University Center, 12 p.m.; Webb Room
  • Women and Global Leadership Lecture by Dr. Shirley Randell; 1 p.m.; University Center, Webb Room
  • Women’s History Month Speaker: Dr. Sarah Roth on “The White Heroine & the Black Rebel: Slavery, Race & Gender in American Popular Culture;” 4 p.m.; Freedom Hall, Room 122