Wednesday, November 3, 2015

Coming up:

  • Today: Wes Leckrone, associate professor of political science, will be interviewed about the election on Pennsylvania Cable Network’s “On The Issues.”

In the News:

  • Widener U. names a new Philly-born president – The Philadelphia Inquirer (11/4 – A story on the announcement of Dr. Julie Wollman as the 10th president of Widener University. Similar stories have appeared in a number of outlets including: the Philadelphia Daily NewsErie Times-News, and local television stations, as well as on 11/3 in the Associated Press, The News Journal, Pittsburgh Tribune-ReviewDelaware County Daily Times, Philadelphia Business JournalPittsburgh Post-Gazette, New Jersey Herald, and The Philadelphia Tribune)
  • Widener study to connect personal well-being with activism – The Philadelphia Inquirer (11/4 – Widener University received a $10,000 grant from the Bringing Theory to Practice Project program. Allyson Roberts, associate director of public relations, was quoted)
  • Drexel, Widener Universities named most underrated colleges – (11/3 – Story on the Business Insider article that includes Widener University as one of the top-most underrated colleges) 
  • Supreme Court race could hold the key to future environmental rulings – NPR State Impact (11/3 – Mention of the debate held at Widener Law Commonwealth and John Dernbach, professor of law) 
  • Hillman Foundation Announces 2015 Innovations in Care Winners – Bloomberg Business (11/2 – This Reuters story mentions the  Health, Education and Legal Assistance Program (HELP) at Widener University’ s Delaware Law School
  • Restructuring pros debate holding municipal bankruptcy to corporate standards – Debtwire (10/3 – Juliet Moringiello, a professor of bankruptcy law at Widener Law Commonwealth, was quoted; Available by subscription only*)

News Releases:

Events on Main Campus today:

  • “Engagement and Social Innovation in Tibet Today” featuring two distinguished Tibetan speakers; 12 – 1 p.m.; LC1

Events at Delaware Law today:

  • Lecture by Visiting Scholar-in Residence Rob Fowler;  12 p.m.; Legal Information Center, Alfred Avins Special Collection Library Room

Athletic Update: