Thursday, May 28, 2015

In the News: 

  • Come Here-Go Away; the Dynamics of Fearful Attachment – Psychology Today (5/26 – “Freedom to Change: How to manage relationships at home and work” is a blog written by Dr. Hal Shorey, associate professor of clinical psychology and director of Organizational Development Services) 
  • Chester Eastside board member honored by Widener University – Chester Eastside Blog (5/22 – Rev. James Ley, Vice-chairperson of the Chester Eastside, Inc., Board, received the honorary degree of doctor of public service during commencement at Widener)

Athletic Update: 

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

In the News:

  • Widener symposium takes on health issues – Delaware County Daily Times (5/27 – Story on the second annual wellness and resiliency symposium being held at Widener. Dr. Sanjay Nath, associate dean of the Institute for Graduate Clinical Psychology, was quoted. A similar mention also appeared in the Community Briefs sections of the Delaware County Daily Times on 5/26)
  • Area man recognized at Widener School of Law – Standard-Speaker (5/27 – Mention of the annual student awards ceremony on the Harrisburg Campus
  • Pondering the death penalty, even for the Boston Bomber – The News Journal (5/26 – Op-ed by Law Professor Alan Garfield*
  • Never too late to learn for Dover doctor – Delaware State News (5/23 – Story on Robert Gorkin, who recently graduated from the Delaware Campus)

News Releases:

Athletic Update:

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

In the News:

  • Nevada case is latest to test ‘stand your ground’ laws – The Seattle Times (5/25 – Law Professor Jules Epstein provided expert commentary in this Associated Press story, which appeared in a number of outlets including The Huffington Post, and CBS News)
  • How to Recover When You Overshare – The Huffington Post (5/22 – Dr. Hal Shorey, associate professor of clinical psychology and director of Organizational Development Services, provided expert commentary) 
  • Darts & Laurels: Cheers to those who bothered to vote in the primary – Delaware County Daily Times (5/22 – Mention of Lori Carney, an enrollment service representative, who graduated from Widener with her son and daughter)

Athletic Update:

Friday, May 22, 2015

Coming Up:

  • The Pennsylvania Cable Network will air the spring conference on the death penalty and sentencing reform held on the Harrisburg Campus on 9/26 at 9:00 a.m. and at 7:00 p.m.

In the News: 

  • Community Briefs: Widener University offers intro to teaching course – Delaware County Daily Times (5/21 – Story on a free introductory education course being offered at Widener this summer) 
  • Recognition – The York Dispatch (5/21 – Mention of a School of Law student scholarship) 
  • A Select Assortment of Books and More – Psychology Today (5/20 – Mention of “Myself and Some Other Being: Wordsworth and the Life Writing,” a book by Daniel Robinson, professor of English) 
  • DuPont vote: Nelson Peltz fell short, but was close – The News Journal (5/20 – Law Professor Lawrence Hamermesh was quoted) 

Athletic Update:

 

Thursday, May 21, 2015

In the News:

  • School Notes – The Triboro Banner (5/21 – Richard Rinaldi received the Legal Research and Writing Award from the School of Law)
  • The Kidney Foundation, The Pennsylvania Bar Foundation and others present awards: Trade Talk – PennLive.com (5/20 – Mention of the incubator program  partnership the School of Law Harrisburg Campus has with the Dauphin County Bar Association)
  • Growing Support for Gay Marriage Isn’t Fake – Politico Magazine (5/20 – A column by John Culhane, professor of law and co-director of the Family Health Law and Policy Institute)
  • Education Notes – Lehigh Valley Live (5/20 – Briana Marie Gaumer received the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Eric D. Turner Award from the School of Law) 

Athletic Update:

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

In the News:

  • Dauntless Battalion ROTC cadets commissioned – Delaware County Daily Times (5/20 – Feature story on the Dauntless Battalion commissioning at Widener*)
  • Six Pennsylvania SBDC Clients Honored During National Small Business Week – PR Web (5/20 – Talluto’s Authentic Italian Foods, Inc. was nominated by the Widener Small Business Development Center. Stories appeared on a number of news sites including WFLX-TV (FOX))

Events on the Delaware Campus today: 

  • Delaware Campus Intensive Trial Advocacy Program: E. John Wherry, Jr. Distinguished Lecture in Trial Advocacy with speaker Edward McCann; 4 p.m.; Main Law Building, Ruby R. Vale Moot Courtroom

Athletic Update:

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

In the News:

  • A Cruel Cap – Slate (5/19 – A column post by Law Professor John Culhane regarding the Amtrak crash victims) 
  • Widener grad adds law degree to PhD, medical degree – The News Journal (5/18 – Feature story on Law Graduate Robert Gorkin, who at the age of 70 added a JD to his list of degrees that also includes PhD and MD*)
  • College News – Bucks County Courier Times (5/18 – Mention of students recognized during the Dauntless Battalion commissioning)
  • Two seeking one West Chester school board seat in Region 3 – Daily Local News (5/17 – Matthew Illich is an adjunct professor in continuing studies)

Athletic Update:

Monday, May 18, 2015

In the News:

  • Widener University’s graduation is a family affair – Delaware County Daily Times (5/17 – Feature story on the Undergraduate Commencement at Widener University. The story highlighted Lori Carney, an enrollment service representative, who graduated with her son and daughter. For a full photo album, click here
  • The Undergraduate Commencement was featured during the evening news broadcast on WPVI-TV (ABC) on 5/16.
  • A photo gallery of the Widener School of Law Graduation was featured on Delaware Online.
  • Camco PD getting lots of PR – Courier-Post (5/16 – Jennifer Kitchen, associate director of public relations, provided expert commentary) 
  • Forecasting Nelson Peltz’s next move – The News Journal (5/15 – Lawrence Hamermesh, professor of corporate and business law, was quoted*) 
  • The School of Nursing’s Nightingale Ceremony was featured on the evening news broadcast on WPVI-TV (ABC) on 5/15.

News Releases:

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Summer Session I begins

Events on the Delaware Campus today:

  • Legal Education Institute Commencement; 5:30 p.m.; Barristers’ Club

Athletic Update:

Friday, May 15, 2015

In the News:

  • The commissioning of Widener University’s Dauntless Battalion was featured during the evening news broadcast on WPVI-TV (ABC) on 5/14.
  • People in the News – May 15, 2015 – Widener University Graduation – The Legal Intelligencer (5/15  – Mention of commencement on the Harrisburg Campus on 5/17) 

News Releases:

Events on or near Main Campus today:

  • Graduate Student Commencement; 9 a.m.; Memorial Field (Rain location: Schwartz Athletic Center)
  • Nightingale Ceremony; 12 p.m.; Springfield Country Club
  • Undergraduate Academic Awards; 3:30 p.m.; Alumni Auditorium
  • Graduate Reception; 4:45 p.m.; University Center, Atrium
  • Looking Back to Move Forward: A Documentary of Chester, PA made by Widener students will be shown as part of the Chester Made project; 7 p.m.; Chester Senior Center, 721 Hayes Street, Chester, PA

Events this weekend: