Thursday, April 16, 2015

In the News: 

  • On Campus – News Script (4/16 – Mention of a student at Widener who participated in Alternative Spring Break)
  • On Campus – Tri-Town News (4/16 – Mention of a student named to the Phi Kappa Phi honor society) 
  • Local Students Recognized During Honors Week 2015 at Widener University – Gloucester City News and (4/15 – Listing of students inducted into the Phi Eta Sigma honor society at Widener)

News Releases:

Events on the Harrisburg Campus today:

  • “The History and Potential Future of Ecofeminism,” Environmental Law Distinguished Speaker Series with Linda Malone of the College of William & Mary School of Law; 4 p.m.;  Administration Building, A180

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Guest Lecture: What Can You Do in 15 Seconds? 8 p.m.; Founders Hall, Room 109

Athletic Update:

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

In the News:

  • Business Owners Must Serve Gays – Politico (4/14 – This column written by John Culhane,  distinguished professor of law and co-director of the Family Health Law and Policy Institute, appeared in the April issue of Politico Magazine)
  • NBA tests waters in Cuba, but not everyone’s happy – CNBC (4/14 – Ross Steinman, chairperson and associate professor of psychology, provided expert commentary) 
  • Mobile payments could make shoppers spend more – CNBC (4/14 – Ross Steinman, chairperson and associate professor of psychology, provided expert commentary) 
  • La Salle eases transfer from Camden County College – Campus Inq (4/14 – Widener University has a completion agreement with Camden County College)
  • Joseph Fuhr, professor of economics, was a guest on ‘The Delaware Way,’ which aired on 4/11 at 5 p.m. and on 4/12 at 9 a.m. on MeTV2 KJWP.

News Releases:

Athletic Update:

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

In the News:

  • The Jury’s out: Will unified Rutgers Law School help or hurt legal education in NJ? – Newsworks and NJ Spotlight (4/13 – Mention of the split of the Widener University Law Schools)
  • Sibling battle: Phillies co-owner Middleton in business dispute with sister – The Philadelphia Inquirer (4/12 – Associate Professor of Law Michael J. Hussey provided expert commentary) 

News Releases:

Events on Main Campus today:

Athletic Update:

Monday, April 13, 2015

In the News:

  • Gaynor’s road from Ireland led him to Widener – Delaware County Daily Times (4/12 – Feature story on Ian Gaynor, a sophomore in the School of Business Administration, who has been named Widener’s first swimming All-America in 30 years)
  • Networking, food, speakers and more at annual Hermes Expo in Delco – Media Town Talk (4/10 – Dr. Nicholas Hadgis, dean of the School of Hospitality Management, led a panel discussion)
  • Pike Creek junior wins leadership award – Hockessin Community News (4/10 – Mention of a recipient of the Widener University High School Leadership Awards)
  • Law school separations could bring changes to Central Pa. law community – Central Penn Business Journal (4/10 – Story on the Widener University Commonwealth Law School in Harrisburg) 
  • Local Residents Inducted into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi – Gloucester City News (4/8 – Mention of two students from Widener) 

Events on Main Campus today:

Athletic Update:

Friday, April 10, 2015

In the News:

  • Museum and gallery events – The Philadelphia Inquirer (4/10 – Mention of the current exhibit at the Widener University Art Gallery, “Giving Voice: Women, Artists, Inspirations”)
  • Making a Buzz – Retirement Living (Widener University was mentioned as part of a project the Woodshop at White Horse Village did at Stetser Elementary) 

Events on Main Campus today:

Events on Main Campus Saturday:

  • End of Campaign Celebration begins at 2:30 p.m. in Founders Hall, Room 109

Thursday, April 9, 2015

In the News:

  • Missed Chester and the arts on ‘Live from the Newsroom?’ Here is the replay – DelcoTimes.com (4/7 – Dr. Sharon Meagher, dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, was a guest on ‘Live from the Newsroom.’ The segment featured the Chester Made initiative) 
  • Philly and PA leaders join legal briefs in support of Obama’s immigration action – Al Dia (4/7 – Law Professor Jill Family was mentioned) 
  • Kansas Governor Signs Nation’s 1st Ban on Abortion Procedure – ABC News (4/7 – Reposting of the AP story featuring expert commentary from Law Professor John Culhane. A similar story appeared in The Philadelphia Inquirer

Events on the Delaware Campus:

  • Jeop-BAR-dy Competition; 12–2 p.m.; Main Law Building, Ruby R. Vale Moot Courtroom

Events on Main Campus:

  • Celebration Honoring Dr. Amiram Elwork; 12:30 p.m.; Latham Hall
  • French Club Charity Fundraiser; 6–7 p.m.; University Center, Webb Room
  • Widener Wind Ensemble/ Percussion Ensemble Spring Concert; 7:30 p.m.; KLC 1 (Music Hall)

Events on the Harrisburg Campus:

  • Annual John L. Gedid Lecture: “The Executive’s Duty to Enforce the Law;” 4 p.m.;  Administration Building, A180

Athletic Update:

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

In the News:

  • Kansas governor signs nation’s 1st ban on abortion procedure – Associated Press (4/7 – Distinguished Professor of Law John Culhane provided expert commentary. The story appeared in a number of news outlets including: Buzzfeed, the News Tribune, The Sun Herald, Fresno Bee, and Observer Today
  • Gov. Markell reshapes Delaware courts – The News Journal (4/3 – This column highlights the number of Widener Law graduates serving as as Delaware judges*)

News Releases:

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Career Services Open House; 3-5 p.m.; Career Services
  • Crime Film Series: Kids for Cash; 6:30 p.m.; Freedom Hall Auditorium

Athletic Update:

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

In the News:

  • Five Widener projects earn grant money – The Philadelphia Inquirer (4/7 – Mention of the recipients of the Schmutz Student Civic Engagement grant awards
  • It’s Healthy to Put a Good Spin on Your Life – The Wall Street Journal (4/7 – Dr. Hal Shorey, assistant professor of clinical psychology and director of Organizational Development Services, provided expert commentary*)
  • With success in Allentown, Ed Pawlowski may run for U.S. Senate – Morning Call (4/4 – Wes Leckrone, associate professor of political science, was quoted)
  • Montgomery County DA Ferman to review grand jury report on AG Kane – Pittsburgh Tribune Review (4/1 – Wes Leckrone, associate professor of political science, was quoted)

News Releases:

Events on Main Campus today:

Athletic Update:

Monday, April 6, 2015

In the News: 

  • Widener senior honored for civic work – The Philadelphia Inquirer (4/6 – Viraga Perera, a senior electrical engineering and physics major, has been named the Newman Civic Fellow by Campus Compact)
  • Widener University students sponsoring 5K run – Delaware County Daily Times (4/5) 
  • Museum and gallery events – The Philadelphia Inquirer (4/3 – Mention of the current exhibit at the Widener University Art Gallery, “Giving Voice: Women, Artists, Inspirations”)
  • Widener Law’s new dean is no stranger to that role – Philadelphia Business Journal (4/3 – Interview with Rod Smolla, who will take over as dean of Widener University Delaware Law School*
  • Kids Take Over Widener University For Annual Easter Egg Hunt – CW Philly and KYW-TV (CBS) (4/2)
  • Cocaine retest: One man goes free, another still in prison – The News Journal (4/2 – Law Professor Judith Ritter provided expert commentary*) 
  • Environmental groups lose appeal in crude oil case – The News Journal (4/2 – Kenneth Kristl, director of the Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic, was quoted*) 
  • Helen Mirren says what many women and men know: Sex after 60 is hotter than ever – Salon (4/1 –  Melanie Davis, co-president of the Sexuality and Aging Consortium, provided expert commentary) 

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Lecture: “New Directions in Narrative Theory and the Importance of Interdisciplinary Study”; 4 p.m.; Wolfgram Library, Drost Room
  • Stargazing; 8:30 p.m.; Widener University Observatory

Athletic Update:

Thursday, April 2, 2015

In the News: 

  • Widener offers intro to teaching course – Delaware County Daily Times (4/1 – Mention of a free introductory course in education for high school seniors to learn more about the teaching profession)
  • Widener names deans, separates law schools – Delaware Business Bulletin (4/1 – Story on the School of Law separation) 
  • Australian Public Radio feature an interview with Law Professor Jules Epstein in its coverage of the Boston Marathon bombing trial. (The story can be found in the Wednesday program at the 19:30 mark)
  • University of Oklahoma team wins law school competition – News OK (3/31 – Mention of the the 27th annual Ruby R. Vale Interschool Corporate Moot Court Competition
  • Campus News – Lebanon Daily News (3/30 – Mention of a recent students inducted into Phi Kappa Phi)
  • Widener Sociology Students Stand by Airport Workers in Support of Fair Wages – Project Pericles (The winter newsletter features an expert from What’s Up @ Widener on the sociology students that supported the cause)

News Releases:

Events on the Delaware Campus today:

  • Public Interest Law Alliance Silent Auction; 9 a.m.–8 p.m.; Main Law Building, Main Street

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Child Development Center Egg Hunt; 11 a.m.; Old Main Lawn
  • Guest Lecture by Jim Donahue (SUNY-Potsdam): “New Directions in Narrative Theory and the Importance of Interdisciplinary Study;” 4 p.m.; Wolfgram Library, Drost Room
  • Stargazing; 8:30–9:30 p.m.; Widener Observatory

Events on the Harrisburg Campus today:

  • “Climate Change and Climate Action: The Path Forward for Pennsylvania and the Nation,” lecture by Ken Kimmell, president of the Union of Concerned Scientists; 7 p.m.; Administration Building, A180

Athletic Update: