Friday, January 29, 2016

In the News:

  • Widener’s Ally Ferrucci, The Heart Of The Pride – CBS Philly (1/28 – Interview with Ally Ferrucci. a member of the Women’s Basketball team at Widener)
  • Widener Law Prof Opines on State Supreme Court Death Penalty Review – Delaware 105.9 FM (1/28 – Repost of WDEL interview with Law Professor Judith Ritter)
  • Dean’s List – York Daiy Record (1/28)
  • What you should expect from a retirement planner – MarketWatch (1/26 – Column post by Kenn Tacchino, professor of taxation and financial planning. A similar story appeared in Reverse Mortgage Daily)

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Men’s and Women’s Track & Field Meet; 4 p.m.; Home

Events on Main Campus Saturday:

  • Widener Day; 9 a.m.

 

Athletic Update:

Thursday, January 28, 2016

In the News:

  • Lawyers Wary of Talking on Flint Water Scanda – Newsweek (1/28 – Jean Eggen, a distinguished professor at Delaware Law, provided expert commentary. A similar story appeared on CityLab.com)
  • On Campus – Tri-Town News and Sentinel (1/28 – Mention of students named to the dean’s list at Widener) 
  • Widener law prof opines on state Supreme Court death penalty review – WDEL-AM (1/27 – Law Professor Judith Ritter was interviewed about the death penalty law in Delaware)
  • Sex Therapy Grad Schools – Global Post (Mention of the Center for Human Sexuality Studies at Widener) 

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Involvement Fair; 12 p.m.; University Center Atrium
  • Men’s and Women’s Track & Field Meet; 4 p.m.; Home

Athletic Update:

 

Wednesday, January 27, 2015

In the News:

  • Delaware Supreme Court asked to weigh death penalty – The News Journal (1/27 – Law Professor Judy Ritter was quoted) 
  • Ruby R. Vale Professor of Corporate and Business Law Lawrence Hamermesh was quoted in a story in Bloomberg BNA Corporate Law & Accountablity Report on 1/26  about a proposed settlement of a stockholder class action involving the acquisition of Trulia Inc. by Zillow. (No link available)
  • Dr. Timaree: Dating with intention – Philly.com (1/26 – Blog post by Dr. Timaree Schmit, an adjunct professor in the Center for Human Sexuality Studies)
  • Utahn’s federal suit challenges presidential eligibility of Cruz – The Salt Lake Tribune (1/27 – Mention of the op-ed by Mary Brigid McManamon, professor of law, that appeared in The Washington Post)
  • Hoops From the Heart clinic: a growing success – Main Line Media News (1/25 – Widener University hosted a Hoops from the Heart basketball clinic) 

Events on or near Main Campus Today:

  • Barra Grant Information Session; 6 p.m.; MJ Freed Theater, 515 Avenue of the States, Chester, Pa.
  • Women’s Basketball vs. Albright College; 6 p.m.; Home
  • Men’s Basketball vs. Albright College; 8 p.m.; Home

Athletic Update:

Tuesday, January 26, 2015

In the News:

  • National Universities Where Students Are Eager to Enroll – U.S. News & World Report (1/25 – Widener University was mentioned. This story was also posted on MSN.com
  • Mary Brigid McManamon appeared on MSNBC’s The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell on 1/25 about the research outlined in her op-ed.
  • Plaintiffs’ lawyers wary of taking on Flint water scandal – Yahoo! News (1/25 – Jean Eggen, a distinguished professor at Delaware Law, provided expert commentary. This Reuters story appeared in a number of news outlets including Fortune and Business Insider
  • Woes across government branches tarnish Pa.’s image, experts say – Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (1/24 – Wes Leckrone, associate professor of political science, was quoted) 
  • Battery and Deprivation of Liberty – Slate (1/21 – Column post by Law Professor John Culhane

Events at Commonwealth Law Today:

  • Jurist in Residence Lecture with the Hon. Mary H. Leavitt; 4:30–5:30 p.m.; Commonwealth Law, Administration Building, A180

Athletic Update:

Monday, January 25, 2016

In the News:

  • Fresh food model comes at a price – The Times-Tribune (1/24 – Adrienne Hall, assistant clinical professor in the Center for Hospitality Management, provided expert commentary. This story was also posted on Bloomberg Business) 
  • People We Know – Standard Speaker (1/24 – Rachel Connely was named assistant athletic trainer at Widener University) 
  • Students earn academic honors – Moscow Villager (1/24 – Listing of students named to the dean’s list at Widener University) 

Athletic Update:

Friday, January 22, 2016

In the News:

  • Is Ted Cruz Eligible to Run for President? Here Are the Theories – New York Magazine (1/22 – Mention of the Washington Post op-ed written by Delaware Law Professor Mary Brigid McManamon)
  • The Case for Allowing U.S. States to Declare Bankruptcy – BloombergBusiness (1/22 – Commonwealth Law Professor Juliet Moringiello provided expert commentary. This article was also posted on Yahoo! Finance.)
  • Local students named to academics lists – The Cecil Whig (1/21 – News that Leo Bitner,  a civil engineering major, was named to the Dean’s list for the fall 2015 semester)
  • Local chatter: Greater Pittston residents honored for scholastic achievements – Sunday Dispatch (1/21 – News that Kaylin Augustine, a sociology major, was named to the Dean’s list for the fall 2015 semester)
  • People for Jan. 21, 2016 – Concord Monitor (1/21 – News that Kelsey Allen, a biology major, was named to the Dean’s list for the fall 2015 semester)
  • New Presidents or Provosts: College of Idaho, Dixie State U, Duquesne U, Lake Sumter State College, Marion Technical College, U of Mississippi, U of Pikeville, West Liberty U, Widener U – Insider Higher Ed (1/21 -Announcement that Dr. Julie Wollman has been named as Widener’s president)
  • Midstate law professor on SCOTUS immigration review – WHTM-TV (ABC) (1/19 – Commonwealth Law Professor Jill Family provided expert commentary)

Upcoming Events:

  • Free mock LSAT exam; 8:30 a.m.; Delaware Law, Main Law Building, Ruby R. Vale Moot Courtroom
  • Women’s Track & Field vs. DeSales University; 11 a.m.; Home
  • Men’s and Women’s Swimming vs. Arcadia University; 1 p.m.; Home

Athletic Update:

 

Thursday, January 21, 2016

In the News:

  • Local students named to the dean’s list – The Citizens Voice and Echoes-Sentinel (1/21)
  • Widener University Announces Dean’s List for the Fall 2015 Semester – Gloucester City News (1/20) 
  • 15th annual Hoops from the Heart a success – Main Line Media News (1/20 – Widener University hosted a Hoops from the Heart basketball clinic) 
  • 5 Weird Fetishes That Are More Normal Than You Think – Men’s Health (1/19 – Dr. Justin Sitron, associate professor of human sexuality, provided expert commentary) 

News Releases:

Events on or near Main Campus today:

Athletic Update:

 

Wednesday, January 20, 2015

In the News: 

  • Delaware Law School panel discusses Black Lives Matter movement – WDEL-AM (1/19 – Story on Delaware Law students that participated in the Black Lives Matter campaign in honor of MLK Day. Dr. Sydney Howe-Barksdale, assistant dean for public interest partnerships and opportunities, was quoted) 
  • Investors target Viacom in suit on Redstone pay, call for change – Yahoo! News (1/19 – Law Professor Lawrence Hamermesh was quoted in this Reuters story, which appeared in a number of news outlets) 
  • Ice Skater’s path leads her towards Nationals – News of Delaware County (1/19 – Cassandra Latsios is a student in the School of Business Administration)
  • OLMA junior named leadership award winner – NJ.com (1/19 – Story on a recipient of the Widener University High School Leadership Award
  • Is Ted Cruz a “Natural Born Citizen”? – Fortune (1/19 – Law Professor Mary Brigid McManamon was mentioned) 
  • Justice system to be discussed at Lincoln University – Daily Local News (1/18 – Mention of a talk that Jayne Thompson, senior lecturer of English, will be giving on her book “Letters To My Younger Self” at Lincoln University)
  • Business People on the Move – The Philadelphia Inquirer (1/18 – Lenin P. Agudo has been named director of the Widener University Small Business Development Center)
  • SEXUALITY MATTERS: What is your couple sexual style? – News of Delaware County (1/13 – Monthly column written by a student in the Center for Human Sexuality Studies

 

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Coming Up:

  • Today: Law Professor Mary Brigid McManamon will be on the Dom Giordano Show on 1210 WPHT-AM at 10 a.m.

In the News:

  • Rod Smolla, dean of Delaware Law, was a guest on WDEL-AM during the morning broadcast on 1/19 discussing his career and Delaware Law School.
  • Youth learn lessons of Dr. Martin Luther King’s example – Delaware County Daily Times (1/19 – Story on the Day of Service, which included volunteers from Widener University. The Boundaries and Bridges collaboration was also mentioned. Sharon Meagher, dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, and Lisa Cocchiarale of FreshBaked Theatre, were quoted. The Day of Service was also mentioned in The Philadelphia Inquirer on 1/17) 
  • Law Professor Mary Brigid McManamon appeared on a number of news broadcasts over the weekend regarding her natural born citizen legal research including: CNN Newsroom Weekend with Poppy Harlow on 1/17; Canadian Broadcast Corporation’s “As It Happens” on 1/15;  FoxNews Radio with Alan Combson on 1/18; and Erin Burnett Outfront on CNN with Alan Dershowitz on 1/15. McManamon was also mentioned in a Vox.com story on 1/17.
  • EUP president offers parting thoughts – Erie-Times News (1/17 – Dr. Julie Wollman begins her term as president of Widener University on 1/19) 
  • Chester receives $211,000 grant to promote the arts – The Philadelphia Tribune (1/16 – Mention of the grant Widener University received for the Boundaries and Bridges initiative from the Barra Foundation Catalyst Fund)
  • The Winter 2016 issue of The Philadelphia Lawyer magazine featured a profile of Law Dean Rod Smolla.
  • Delaware professor says Cruz can’t be president – The News Journal (1/15 – Law Professor Mary Brigid McManamon was quoted) 
  • Is Cruz A ‘Natural Born Citizen’? The Real Question Is: Who Decides? – Forbes (1/15 – Mention of an op-ed by Mary Brigid McManamon, professor of law. Similar stories appeared on The Huffington Post and The Washington Post Online)
  • Atlantic City takeover proposal creates uncertainty in event of bankruptcy – debtwire.com (1/14 – Juliet Moringiello, professor of law at Widener Law Commonwealth, provided expert commentary)
  • Day of Service – Delaware County Daily Times (No link available; see page 7 of the 1/15 edition for a mention of the events that Widener University is participating in for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service) 

Events on Main Campus: Classes resume

Athletic Update:

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Coming Up:

  • Today: Law Professor Mary Brigid McManamon will be on Hard Ball with Chris Matthews during the 5 p.m. broadcast on MSNBC and on Erin Burnett Outfront on CNN at 7:30 p.m.
  • Saturday: Law Professor Mary Brigid McManamon will be on CNN Newsroom Weekend with Poppy Harlow during the 3 p.m broadcast.

In the News:

  • FactChecking the Sixth Republican Debate – MSN.com (1/15 – Mention of an op-ed by Mary Brigid McManamon, professor of law)
  • Ted Cruz May Not Be A Natural-Born Citizen After All – The Texas Standard, an NPR Show (1/14 – Law Professor Mary Brigid McManamon provided expert commentary. She as also interviewed on The Hard Line with Ed Berliner on NewsmaxTV)
  • Reading series resumes Jan. 21- Delaware County Daily Times (1/14 – Announcement of the return of the State Street Reading Series co-sponsored by Widener University and the Media Arts Council)
  • College Basketball: Hoops from Heart clinics now an MLK Day tradition – Delaware County Daily Times (1/14 – Widener University will offer a clinic) 
  • Why Study Hospitality and Tourism Management in the US? – Estudio No Exterior (1/14 – Post by Joy Dickerson, assistant dean of the Center for Hospitality Management, and Jeff Lolli, associate professor of hospitality management) 
  • Transcript of Portsmouth Council closed session reveals discussion of fine against Bill Moody – The Virginian-Pilot (1/14 – Delaware Law Dean Rod Smolla provided expert commentary) 
  • PEACE OF MIND: Obesity and Healthcare – News of Delaware County (1/13 – Monthly column written by a student in the PsyD program. This month’s column was written by Abigail C. Lyon)
  • Camden County College Pact Eases Transfer, Saves $75,000 on Business Degree from Widener – Gloucester City News (1/11) 
  • Vince DeLiberato, director of the PA Legislative Reference Bureau, was recognized in the Pennsylvania Bar News as a recipient of the Government Leadership Award presented by Widener Law Commonwealth for his dedication to students who wish to pursue a career in state government. (No link available) 

Athletic Update: