Thursday, July 30, 2015

In the News:

  • Could DuPont sales slump fuel Nelson Peltz return? – The News Journal (7/29 – Law Professor Lawrence Hamermesh provided expert commentary; similar story was posted in the USA Today on 7/30) 
  • Law Professor Lawrence Hamermesh was quoted in a news story on WBOC-TV (FOX) during the evening broadcast on 7/29.
  • Seattle to host international confab on trans, gender-nonconforming topics – Windy City Times (7/29 –  Dr. Michele Angello, an adjunct professor of human sexuality, will present) 

News Releases:

Athletic Update:

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

In the News:

  • The Washington Redskins Trademark Decision Violates the First Amendment – The Media Institute (An article by Rob Smolla, dean of the Delaware Law School, on the Washington Redskins trademark controversy)
  • People on the Move – Philadelphia Business Journal (7/28 – Jennifer Kitchen, associate director of public relations, was elected president of the Philadelphia Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America) 
  • Atlantic City’s emergency management team could be signaling bankruptcy pursuit, experts say – Debt Wire (7/27 – Available by subscription only; Law Professor Juliet Moringello was quoted*)

News Releases:

Monday, July 27, 2015

In the News:

  • $15 million sought for planned Wilmington stock exchange – The News Journal (7/27 – Law Professor Lawrence Hamermesh was quoted) 
  • Campus – Delaware County Daily Times (7/25 – List of students named to the dean’s list at Widener Delaware Law School
  • Rod Smolla, dean of Widener Delaware Law School, was interviewed on The Green on the WDDE-FM, during the afternoon broadcast on 7/24 about a Third Circuit Opinion involving Delaware elections. The story was rebroadcast on 7/26.

Thursday, July 23, 2015

In the News:

  • Editorial: Cameras will aid fight against crime in Chester – Delaware County Daily Times (7/23 – This editorial mentions the installation of surveillance cameras in the Sun Hill section of Chester funding in part by Widener University)
  • Lee’s Atticus Finch represents a will to change – The News Journal (7/22 – An op-ed by Mary Ellen Maatman, associate professor of law) 
  • Date dilemma: Who should cover the bill? – Philly.com (7/22 – Blog post by Timaree Schmit, an adjunct professor in the Center for Human Sexuality Studies)

 

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

In the News:

  • The School of Engineering’s Workshop for High School Teachers was mentioned during the morning news broadcast on WCAU-TV (NBC) 7/22.
  • Finding a Secure Base and Rewiring Your Personality – Psychology Today (7/21 – “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) 
  • SEXUALITY MATTERS: Over–the–counter barrier methods of contraception – News of Delaware County (7/21 – Monthly column written by a student in the human sexuality program) 
  • A story about the installation of surveillance cameras in the Sun Hill section of Chester was featured during the evening broadcast on WCAU-TV (NBC) on 7/20.  The project is funded by grant from Widener University, as well as the city of Chester and Penndot. 

Monday, June 20, 2015

In the News:

  • Scaife’s Daughter Seeks to Invalidate Billionaire’s Will – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (7/9 – Michael Hussey, an associate professor of law, was quoted) 
  • Workplace Ethics: What We can Learn from the FIFA Scandal – Philadelphia Business Journal online (7/17 – Monthly column by Arthur Schwartz, executive director of the Oskin Leadership Institute.)
  • First Surveillance Cameras Installed in Chester – Delaware County Daily Times (7/20 – Story about the installation of surveillance cameras in the Sun Hill section of Chester funding in part by Widener University.)
  • George Will’s Supreme Court History is Dubious – News Journal (7/17 – Op-Ed piece by Delaware Law School Professor Alan Garfield.)
  • Commonwealth Law School Professor Michael Dimino was interviewed by WHP-TV in Harrisburg about the legal ramifications of breaking into a stranger’s car on a hot day to save a pet. The story aired on July 17.
  • Program for Businesses in Distressed Areas Plagued by Red Tape – News Journal (7/17 – Bruce Downing of the Widener University Small Business Development Center is quoted in the story.)
  • New Widener Law Dean Eager to Build the School’s Presence – WDDE-FM (7/17 – Interview with new Delaware Law School Dean Rod Smolla.)
  • The Great Law School Rescue – Philadelphia Business Journal (7/17 – Delaware Law School Dean Rod Smolla is quoted.)
  • Laws Happen for a Reason. They have to, Right? – Coastal Point (7/17 – Story on the research on obscure Delaware law by Delaware Law School librarian Janet Lindenmuth.)

Athletic Update:

Thursday, July 16, 2015

In the News:

  • Widener reports record fund drive – The Philadelphia Inquirer (7/16 – Story on the end of the Taking the Lead campaign for Widener. Linda Durant, senior vice president for university advancement, was quoted) 
  • On Campus – Tri-Town News (7/16 – Listing of recent graduates from the Widener Delaware Law School
  • South Caroline: Give Up a Little Pride to Grant Others a Little Peace – Washington Monthly (An op-ed written by Rod Smolla, dean of the Delaware Law School)

 

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

In the News:

  • Delaware Iranians greet nuclear deal with optimism – The News Journal (7/14 – Hamid Zangeneh, professor of economics, provided expert commentary*) 
  • 6 Reasons Hiring an MBA Grad Will Boost Your Company’s ROI – All Business (7/14 – President James T. Harris III was quoted) 
  • On Campus – News Transcript (Listing of recent Widener graduates) 

Events on Main Campus today:

  • This week is the School of Business Administration’s Camp for High School Students. Today from 12 – 2 p.m., the students will set up their own business in the Quick Center, Atrium to sell merchandise to the Widener Community. Please stop by to support the students!