Tuesday, July 14, 2015

In the News:

  • Science of the Times: Exploring the many faces of pareidolia – Delaware County Daily Times (7/14 – Dr. Kate Goodrich, assistant professor of biology, provided expert commentary*) 
  • How blind is Gov. Tom Wolf’s blind trust? – York Daily Record (7/13 – Michael J. Hussey, an associate professor of law, provided expert commentary) 
  • On the Boards – The Philadelphia Inquirer (7/13 – Mention of the five new members of the Board of Trustees at Widener University) 

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Athletic Update:

Monday, July 13, 2015

In the News:

  • Same-sex marriage and the ‘rule of five’ – The News Journal (7/12 – An op-ed by Alan Garfield, professor of law)
  • Widener combines two schools – The Philadelphia Inquirer (7/10 – An announcement of the new School of Education, Hospitality, and Continuing Studies at Widener University) 
  • Dean’s List – Leigh Valley Live (7/10 – Mention of students named to the dean’s list at the Delaware Law School)
  • Numerous Honors and Awards received at the 2015 Pennsylvania Athletic Trainers’ Society Annual Symposium – Virtual-Strategy Magazine (7/10 – AJ Duffy, athletic trainer, was inducted into the Pennsylvania Athletic Training Hall of Fame)
  • Professor Emeritus Tom Reed was on WDEL-AM with Allan Loudell discussing the closure of the Matusiewicz cybertstalking trial at federal court in Wilmington on 7/9.

Thursday, July 9, 2015

In the News:

  • Off on their own – Widener University: Law school splits into two separate schools – Pennsylvania Lawyer Magazine (A feature story on the split of the Widener Law Schools written by Dr. Stephen Wilhite, senior vice president for academic affairs and provost, appeared on pages 44-48 of the July/August edition) 
  • Judge rules against DuPont in Ohio exposure case – The News Journal (7/9 – Jean Eggen, a professor of toxic torts and civil procedure, was quoted) 
  • On Campus – News Transcript (7/9 – Mention of a recent graduate from the School of Law) 
  • Here’s How You Can Help Stop A Sexual Assault Before It Happens – The Huffington Post (7/8 – This article mentions a study by Sarah Nicksa, an assistant professor of criminal justice. Nicksa also provided expert commentary)
  • Journal Entries – NJ.com (7/8 – Mention of a students named to the dean’s list at Widener) 

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

In the News:

  • Widener University receives workplace award – The Philadelphia Tribune (7/7 – Pennsylvania Psychological Association presented the university with the Physiologically Healthy Workplace Award to Widener University)
  • Other Times for July 7, 2015 – Delaware County Daily Times (7/7 – Mention of Pennsylvania Military College training classes from 1940)
  • Jeb Bush and Hillary Clinton support bankruptcy rights for Puerto Rico – CNNMoney.com (7/7 – Law Professor Juliet Moringiello provided expert commentary. Story was also posted on WABC Radio
  • How to recover and move forward after being cheated on – Philly.com (7/7 – Blog post byTimaree Schmit, an adjunct professor in the Center for Human Sexuality Studies)

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Athletic Update:

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

In the News:

  • How blind is Gov. Tom Wolf’s Blind Trust – York Daily Record (7/5 – Michael J. Hussey, associate professor of law, provided expert commentary)
  • Students in the News – Indiana Gazette (7/5 – Mention of a law student named to the dean’s list)
  • Campus – Delaware County Daily Times (7/4 – Katharina Earle received the William Prickett Corporate & Business Law Scholarship at the School of Law’s annual Student Awards Ceremony)
  • Widener praised for work environment – The Philadelphia Inquirer (7/3 – Pennsylvania Psychological Association presented the university with the Physiologically Healthy Workplace Award to Widener University)
  • COMMUNITY BRIEFS: Widener University offers intro to teaching course – Delaware County Daily Times (7/3) 
  • Widener University Announces Re-Branding as Delaware Law – WCAU-TV (7/2 – Announcement of the Widener University Delaware Law School. Similar stories appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle, Times-Post, the National Law Journal, and on Delmarva Public Radio*)

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Thursday, July 2, 2015

In the News:

  • Widener University debuts Delaware Law School – WDEL-AM (7/1 – Announcement of the Widener University Delaware Law School, which aired four times during the afternoon and evening broadcasts; similar stories also appeared during afternoon broadcast on WDDE-FM, the evening news broadcast on WPVI-TV (ABC), and on WHYY’s Newsworks and Town Square Delaware)
  • Widener University Commonwealth Law School officially debuts – The Patriot News (7/1 – Announcement of the Widener University Commonwealth Law School)
  • Expect drawn-out state budget impasse, Pa. political analysts say – Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (7/1 – Wes Leckrone, associate professor of political science, was quoted)
  • On Campus – Tri-Town News (Mention of a recent graduate from Widener Law Commonwealth)
  • Wallingford-Swarthmore fills Region 1 vacancy – Delaware County Daily Times (Connie Holt is associate professor emeritus of the Center for Hospitality Management

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Wednesday, July 1, 2015

In the News:

  • Matusiewicz trial: Emotional start, end for prosecution – News Journal (7/1 – Thomas Reed, a professor emeritus of law, was quoted) 
  • News Briefs – Peninsula Daily News (7/1 – Briana Galbreath graduated from Widener with a doctorate in human sexuality studies)
  • Widener student earns Dean’s List status – Jersey Tribune (6/30)
  • Abington-area residents in the news – Times Leader (6/30 – Mention of recent School of Law graduates) 
  • Drug Competition Means Big Savings – National Center for Policy Analysis (6/30 – Joseph Fuhr, professor of economics, was quoted)