Thursday, January 14, 2015

Coming Up:

  • Today: Law Professor Mary Brigid McManamon will be interviewed on the Michael Smerconish show at 10:05 a.m. on SiriusXM POTUS Channel 124. McManamon will also be on The Hard Line with Ed Berliner on NewsmaxTV at 2:15 p.m., The Rich Zeoli Show on WPHT-TV (CBS) at 4 p.m., and The Jim Bohannan Show Westwood One radio at 10 p.m., which airs on WDEL-AM.

In the News:

  • Debate over Cruz’s eligibility to be president ignites again with new argument – AOL.com (1/13 – Mary Brigid McManamon, professor of law, was quoted on her Ted Cruz natural-born citizen research. Similar articles appeared in Business Insider, Yahoo! FinanceNewsweek, and The Wall Street Journal Law Blog
  • Law Professor Mary Brigid McManamon was interviewed on The Legal View with Ashleigh Banfield live during the afternoon broadcast on CNN on 1/13 about her natural-born citizen research. McManamon was also interviewed on Delaware 105.9.
  • New report offers framework for business ethics efforts – Philadelphia Business Journal (1/13 – Monthly column by Arthur Schwartz, executive director of the Oskin Leadership Institute)
  • Trump’s Birther Attacks on Cruz Gain Some Surprising Support – Yahoo! Finance (1/13 – Mention of an op-ed by Mary Brigid McManamon, professor of law) 
  • Delaware Achievers – The News Journal (1/13 – Linda L. Kaufmann recently received the Distinguished Accounting Alumni Award from Widener University)

Events on the Exton Campus Today:

  • Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Winter Open House; 2-6 p.m.; Exton Campus

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Coming Up:

  • Today: Law Professor Mary Brigid McManamon will be interviewed during the 1 p.m. news broadcast on CNN about her op-ed on the eligibility to serve as president of the United States. McManamon will also be on the first segment of The Lawrence O’Donnell Show on MSNBC at 10 p.m.

In the News:

  • Ted Cruz is not eligible to be president – The Washington Post (1/13 – An op-ed by Mary Brigid McManamon, professor at Delaware Law. The op-ed was reposted in Business Insider, The Chicago Tribune, Sun-Sentinel, and MSN.com, among other outlets. It was also mentioned in stories on Examiner.com and Talking Points Memo. McManamon was interviewed on the The Gill Gross Show on KKSF-AM on 1/12)
  • Widener University receives Barra Foundation Grant to launch Boundaries and Bridges Initiative – Delaware County Daily Times (1/13) 
  • Delaware Law School sending class to Cuba – The News Journal (1/13 – Students in Law Professor Christine D. Allie’s “Business Transactions in Emerging Economies” course will travel to Cuba as part of the class over spring break. Allie was quoted) 
  • Widener, Camden County College partner to save business students $75K – Philadelphia Business Journal (1/12 – Story on a new transfer agreement between Camden County College and Widener University)
  • Dr. Timaree: Breaking up like an adult – Philly.com (1/11 – Blog post by Dr. Timaree Schmit, an adjunct professor in the Center for Human Sexuality Studies)

Athletic Update:

January 12, 2016

In the News:

  • Law Professor Michael J. Goldberg was interviewed on WDEL-AM on 1/11 about a case in front of the U.S. Supreme Court involving members of a California teachers union who maintain it violates their First Amendment rights to require them to pay union dues.
  • Friendship Advice: When Your Best Friend Brings a Crowd – The Wall Street Journal (1/11 – Dr. Hal Shorey, associate professor of clinical psychology and director of Organizational Development Services, provided expert commentary) 
  • Sign up by Friday for Obamacare in Feb. – The News Journal (1/11 – Delaware Law is listed as a site) 
  • Camden Co. College deal saves business students $75K – Courier Post (1/11 – Story on a new transfer agreement between Camden County College and Widener University
  • Where are the millennials in Pa. Legislature?- Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (1/10 – Wes Leckrone, associate professor of political science, provided expert commentary) 

Athletic Update:

Monday, January 11, 2015

In the News:

  • Pa. Attorney General Kane to skip hearing on removal from job – Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (1/10 – Wes Leckrone, associate professor of political science, provided expert commentary) 
  • 10 things that keep your retirement planner up at night – MarketWatch (1/9 – Column post by Kenn Tacchino, professor of taxation and financial planning)
  • Widener University students complete Leadership Certificate program – Delaware County Daily Times (1/9) 
  • Kane eyeing re-election run despite setback – Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (1/8 – Wes Leckrone, associate professor of political science, provided expert commentary) 

Athletic Update:

Friday, January 8, 2016

Coming Up:

Delaware Law Professor Mary Brigid McManamon will be a guest on WDEL News at Noon today at 12:15 p.m. talking about GOP presidential contender Ted Cruz and citizenship. The show will air at 1150 AM, 101.7 FM or over WDEL.com.

In the News:

  • Bet on Peyton in defamation suit: Column – USA Today (1/8 – Column written by Delaware Law Dean Rod Smolla)
  • Bench Press: Labor unions and corporations – The News Journal (1/8 – Column written by Alan Garfield, professor of law at Delaware Law)
  • Wilmington Trust: ‘Not too big to jail’ – The News Journal (1/8 –  Bruce Grohsgal and Lawrence Hamermesh, both professors at Delaware Law, provided expert commentary)
  • Lawrence Hamermesh, professor of law at Delaware Law, was quoted about the Delaware Judicial Nominating Commission’s work in filling an upcoming vacancy on the Court of Chancery in a 1/6 article in Delaware Law Weekly(Story is available by subscription only) 

News Releases:

Thursday, January 7, 2015

In the News:

  • Energy policies heat up as campaign fodder – Bloomberg Business (1/6 – Repost from Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, featuring expert commentary from Dr. Wes  Leckrone)
  • LeaNora Ruffin, assistant dean for career development at Delaware Law School, was quoted in a Delaware Law Weekly story about rising pay for first-year associate attorneys on December 23. (Story is available by subscription only*)
  • Ruby R. Vale Professor of Corporate and Business Law Lawerence Hamermesh was quoted in a Delaware Law Weekly story about a master of Chancery assuming her new role as a Superior Court judge on December 30.

Athletic Update: 

Wednesday, January 6, 2015

In the News:

  • Freehold grad makes most of opportunities in college – News Transcript (A feature story on Stacey Sunnerville, a senior communication studies student. Dan Hanson, director of public relations, was quoted) 
  • Energy policies heat up as campaign fodder – Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (1/6 – Dr. Wes  Leckrone, associate professor of political science, provided expert commentary)
  • Law professor explains power of executive order – WHTM-TV (ABC) (1/5 – Law Professor Michael Dimino provided expert commentary) 
  • Edinboro Presidential Search Begins – YourErie.com (1/5 – Dr. Julie Wollman was named the 10th president of Widener University) 

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

In the News:

  • Partial state budget raises odds of work on 2 state plans at once – Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (1/5-Dr. Wes  Leckrone, associate professor of political science, provided expert commentary)
  • Widener students complete leadership program – Daily Times (1/4 – Story on students who received the Widener Leadership Certificate last fall. A similar story appeared in the Reading Eagle on 12/27) 
  • Scholars: December 30, 2015 – Northeast Times (12/30 – Recent graduates of the Delaware Law School were inducted into the Pennsylvania Bar) 
  • Best schools for public service careers – National Jurist (12/29 – Widener Commonwealth Law School was listed) 

Monday, January 4, 2016

In the News: 

  • For colleges in N.J., 2015 was about affordability – The Philadelphia Inquirer (1/4 – Mention of agreement between Widener University Delaware Law School and Rowan University)
  • Bill Cosby charged with sexual assault – MSNBC (12/30 – Law Professor Judy Ritter was a guest on Lawrence O’Donnell’s “Last Word” show  after Cosby was charged)
  • Sign up by Jan. 15 for Obamacare Feb. 1 – The News Journal (12/30 – Delaware Law School is a site)
  • Chester City Council gives Mayor Linder a warm send-off – Delaware County Daily Times (12/30 – Widener University was mentioned) 
  • Dr. Timaree: How to be mindful, ethical when it comes to porn – Philly.com (12/29 – Blog post by Dr. Timaree Schmit, an adjunct professor in the Center for Human Sexuality Studies)
  • Unhappy DuPont stockholders in limbo over cuts, mergers – The News Journal (12/27 – Lawrence Hamermesh, professor at Delaware Law School, provided expert commentary) 
  • Bill Cosby’s Accusers Are Helping Pioneer a New Kind of Legal Strategy – New York Magazine, The Cut (12/23 – Rodney Smolla, dean of the Delaware Law School, provided expert commentary) 
  • Rowan, Widener announce track to finish undergrad and law school in 6 years – PhillyVoice (12/22 – Announcement of an agreement between Widener University Delaware Law School and Rowan University for a six-year dual degree program. Similar stories appeared in The Philadelphia Inquirer and The News Journal

Athletic Update: