Monday, May 4, 2015

In the News:

  • Widener Appoints Artist in Residence — Philadelphia Inquirer (5/4 Story on retiring director of music and recording technology, John Vanore, being named artist in residence at Widener)
  • Money Manager Hits Awkward Snag in Dell Buyout Case — USA Today (5/3 Ruby R. Vale Professor of Corporate and Business Law Lawrence Hamermesh is quoted in this story on Dell’s bid to go private)
  • Can Peltz Score? Behind the DuPont-Trian Match-up — The News Journal (5/2 Op-Ed piece by Ruby R. Vale Professor of Corporate and Business Law  Lawrence Hamermesh  on Trian Partners efforts to elect two nominees to the DuPont board of directors)
  • Blockbuster Potential for AZ’s Alzheimer’s Drug — The News Journal (5/3 Professor of business administration Joseph Fuhr is quoted in this story on a drug that AstraZeneca is currently developing for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease)
  • Area Scholars Honored for College Achievements — The Post (5/2 Story on student Alicia Butko receiving a grant from Preparing Leaders and Nurturing Tomorrow’s Scientists (PLANTS) to attend the BOTANY 2015 meeting in Alberta, Canada and present on the research she completed with Associate Professor of biology Kate Goodrich)

Events on the Main Campus:

  • Public Stargazing:  Widener Observatory, Kirkbride Hall, 8:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Athletic Update: