Wednesday, September 16, 2015

In the News:

  • Jane Goodall shares message with Agnes Irwin students – The Philadelphia Inquirer (9/16 – Story by Khalil Williams, a senior communication studies major, who is an intern at The Philadelphia Inquirer)
  • Campus Report – The News Journal (9/16 – Listing of students named to the dean’s list at Widener)
  • Widener University history comes alive – Delaware County Daily Times (9/16 – Mention of an upcoming program on the history of Widener led by Dr. J. Joseph Edgette, professor emeritus) 
  • Colleges With Highest Salaries 10 Years After Graduation – PhillyMag.com (9/15 – Repost of the Philly.com story that mentions Widener) 
  • Delaware’s court system reigns supreme again – Delaware State News (9/14 – Paul Regan, a corporate law professor at Widener University’s Delaware Law School, was quoted) 

Events on Main Campus:

  • Constitution Day Speaker: Dr. Jim Vike on “Civility and Engaged Citizenship”; 12–1 p.m.; Lathem Hall
  • Advice and a Slice Career Workshop; 4–5 p.m.; Kapelski 339 A
  • Widener SBDC Business Ownership Series begins; 6–7:30 p.m.; Widener SBDC
  • Women’s Soccer vs. Delaware Valley College; 7 p.m.; Home

Athletic Update:

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

In the News:

  • Study: Many Delaware stocks worth the risk – The News Journal (9/15 – Jim Tucker, associate professor of finance, was quoted) 
  • How much alumni of Pa., N.J. colleges earn, owe – Campus Inq, Philly.com (9/15 – Widener University was mentioned) 
  • Senior Notes – Daily Local News (9/14 – Announcement on upcoming courses available at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute this fall) 
  • Law Dean Rod Smolla was a guest on The Bob Burns Show on WOND-AM on 9/14 discussing the Delaware Law School and his background.
  • Who are ‘We The People?’ – The News Journal (9/13 – An op-ed by Alan Garfield, professor at Delaware Law School, which starts the 2015 Constitution Day OPED series)

News Releases:

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Hispanic Heritage Month Movie Night: Walkout; 6:30 p.m.; University Center, Room F
  • Baila! With the Spanish Club for Hispanic Heritage Month; 7–8 p.m.; University Center, Room A
  • Women’s Volleyball vs. Bryn Mawr College; 7 p.m.; Home

Athletic Update:

Monday, September 14, 2015

In the News:

  • Feud between officials simmers in Bucks County – Philly.com and Philadelphia Inquirer (9/13 – Judith Ritter, professor at Widener University Delaware School of Law, provided expert commentary)
  • Graduates – Republican& Herald (9/13 – David J. Chiplonia, a 2015 graduate from the DPT Program, was featured in a list of recent graduates from the Pottsville area)
  • President’s List – Delaware County Daily Times (9/13 – A list of students on the Spring 2015 President’s List)
  • ‘Soul’ in G’twn explores ‘the detective story’s father’ – Chestnut Hill Local (9/11 – Feature story on the Lone Brick Theatre Company’s “Dissever My Soul” performance, which was developed by Robert Reutter, a senior lecturer at Widener) 

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Widen-er Your World: Global Communication Workshop; 12–2 p.m.; University Center, Room F
  • Stargazing; 8–9 p.m.; Widener Observatory

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus today:

  • Trial Advocacy Honor Society Try-Outs; 6-9 p.m.; Administration Building, A170

Athletic Update:

Friday, September 11, 2015

In the News:

  • Experts say Portsmouth’s fines on council members could violate free speech – The Virginia-Pilot (9/11 – Rod Smolla, dean of Widener University’s Delaware Law School, was quoted) 
  • What’s new on campus? Philly.com (Widener University was included in the round up of new things happening on college campuses in the region) 

Events on Main Campus today:

  • 9/11 Remembrance and Poster Signing hosted by Kappa Sigma; 12 p.m.; Bown Garden
  • Stargazing; 8–9 p.m.; Widener Observatory

Events on Saturday:

  • Mock LSAT; 8:30 a.m.; Widener Law Commonwealth
  • Dean’s Picnic; 12–4 p.m.; Widener Law Commonwealth, grounds of the Student Organizations Building
  • Football vs. King’s College; 1 p.m.; Main Campus

Athletic Updates:

 

Thursday, September 10, 2015

In the News:

  • 41 Pottstown Scholars Named For Achievements – The Post (9/8 – Mention of a recent Widener graduate)
  • Better Than Fee-Shifting: ‘Judicial Supervision’ – Bloomberg BNA (8/28 – A story about a paper co-written by Ruby R. Vale Professor of Corporate and Business Law Lawrence Hamermesh, on the benefits of active judicial supervision in the early stages of litigation)

Athletic Updates:

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

In the News:

  • Happy belated Labor Day, Commissioner Goodell – The News Journal (9/8 – Op-ed by Law Professor Michael Goldberg)
  • Kentucky clerk Kim Davis is still in jail and she’s still NOT Rosa Parks – Kentucky Metro (9/8 – Story sites the Politico article featuring expert commentary from John Culhane, professor of law and co-director of the Family Health Law & Policy Institute of Widener University Delaware Law)
  • Scholars Honored For College Achievements – The Post (9/8 – Mention of a recent Widener graduate)
  • Away from Home Announcements September – Cape May County Herald (9/4 – Anthony Klingos, a chemistry major, attended a summer cultural immersion trip to the Gullah/Geechee Nation along the South Carolina and Georgia coasts)
  • Flushing Fiasco: A record number of retirements turned the U.S. Open first round into a joke – Slate (9/3 – Column post by Law Professor John Culhane)

Athletic Update:

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

In the News:

  • Local Authors to Read their Works – Philly.com and Philadelphia Inquirer (9/8 – News item on the State Street Reading Series, which is co-sponsored by the Widener English Department; The first installment features a reading by Dr. Michael Cocchiarale, associate professor of English)
  • Kim Davis is No Rosa Parks – Politico (9/8 – Commentary article by John Culhane, professor of law and co-director of the Family Health Law & Policy Institute of Widener University Delaware Law)
  • Dr. Normajean Colby of Brookhaven receives 2015 Lindback Award at Widener University – Delaware County Daily Times (9/8 – News that Dr. Normajean Colby, assistant professor and coordinator of pediatric nursing, is the 2015 Lindback Award recipient at Widener)
  • Putting off the inevitable as season draws to a close – Philly.com and Philadelphia Inquirer (9/7 – Commentary article by Joe Samuel Starnes, marketing writer and editor of Widener Magazine and an adjunct faculty member; This piece was also picked up by various outlets throughout the United States)
  • AstraZeneca’s new 60 mg dose of Brilinta to hit market this month-end – West Texas News (9/7 – Dr. Joseph Fuhr, professor of economics, provided expert commentary; This article was picked up by various outlets)
  • Students in the News – Daily Local News (9/6 – A list of recent law grads)
  • Judge Sleet blasts Delaware death penalty case – The News Journal (9/5 – Thomas J. Reed, professor emeritus at Widener University Delaware Law, provided expert commentary)
  • AstraZeneca dumps one drug, gets new use for second – The News Journal (9/4 – Dr. Joseph Fuhr, professor of economics, provided expert commentary)
  • Downingtown residents appear in Fringe Festival production – Daily Local News (9/4 – Lone Brick Theatre members and Downingtown, Pa., residents Carolyn Lodge, Rachel Magee and Lizzy Yenser are featured in a story about the company’s participation in the Philly Fringe Festival)
  • The Night Sky in September – Town Talk Newspapers (9/2 – Dr. Harry Augensen, professor of physics and astronomy and director of the Widener Observatory, previews what’s happening in the sky this month)

Athletic Update:

Friday, September 4, 2015

In the News:

  • Widener’s Lone Brick Theatre Company to Perform at Philadelphia Fringe Festival Beginning Sept. 4 – Delaware County Daily Times (9/4)
  • Does ‘female Viagra’ pathologize asexuality? – Philly Voice (9/4- Dr. Sabitha Pillai-Friedman, assistant professor in the Center for Human Sexuality Studies, provided expert commentary)
  • Liberian Legal Delegation Visits Del. to Study Courts – Delaware Law Weekly (9/2 – Behind the paywall is a news story on the Liberian legal delegation visit presented by Delaware Law School and Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP)
  • Widener Delaware Law Announces Staff Changes – Delaware Law Weekly (8/26 – Behind the paywall is a news item on staff/faculty changes at the Delaware Law School involving Dean Rod Smolla, Professor Judy Ritter and Visiting Assistant Professor Amber Baylor)
  • Newell Installed as Head of Family Court – Delaware Law Weekly (8/12 – Behind the paywall is a news item on Delaware Law alumnus Michael Newell taking over as chief judge of Delaware Family Court)

Athletic Update:

Thursday, September 3, 2015

In the News:

  • Slowing Down: 6 Strategies for Deep Listening – The Chronicle of Higher Education’s ProfHacker (9/3 – Guest post by Dr. Janine Utell, professor of English)
  • Large investor vote varied in DuPont proxy war – The News Journal (9/3 – Lawrence Hamermesh, professor of corporate law at Widener University Delaware Law School, provided expert commentary)
  • Pot businesses in financial trouble face a hazy future – The Deal (9/2 – Juliet Moringiello, professor of law at Widener University Commonwealth Law School, provided expert commentary)
  • Is Fracking a Bridge or a Detour to Energy Development? Experts to Address Environmental, Real Estate Challenges at John Marshall Law School Conference – CNBC Online (9/2 – John C. Dernbach, distinguished professor of law and director, Environmental Law and Sustainability Center, Widener University Commonwealth Law School, is highlighted as a featured speaker; This news release was distributed by GLOBE NEWSWIRE and picked up by numerous other outlets as well)
  • Theater: Allentown actors to perform at Philadelphia Fringe Festival – The Morning Call (9/2 – A preview of Widener’s Lone Brick Theatre Company’s participation in the Philly Fringe Festival with a special focus on company members who are also Allentown, Pa., residents Autumn Heisler and Sara Hufnagle)
  • A guide to Fringe in NW Philly – WHYY’s Newsworks (9/2 – A preview of Widener’s Lone Brick Theatre Company’s participation in the Philly Fringe Festival)
  • Ill-advised Philly Fringe 2015 – Broad Street Review (8/30 – A humorous preview of Widener’s Lone Brick Theatre Company’s participation in the Philly Fringe Festival)

News Releases:

Athletic Update:

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

In the News:

  • C-Span aired a segment on Key Capitol Hill Hearings on 9/1 that featured expert commentary from Law Professor Jill Family.

News Releases:

  • Poynter to Honor Industry Executive Brian Tierney with Distinguished Service to Journalism Award – Reuters (9/1 – Brian Tierney is a member of the Board of Trustees at Widener and alumnus of the School of Law

Athletic Update: