Monday, February 15, 2016

In the News:

  • Pennsylvania budget struggle ‘mirror image’ of Illinois – Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (2/15 – Wes Leckrone, associate professor of political science, provided expert commentary) 
  • People in the News—Feb. 15, 2016—Widener Law Journal – The Legal Intelligencer (Mention of an upcoming symposium hosted by the Widener Law Journal
  • How Antonin Scalia Changed America – Politico Magazine (2/14 – John Culhane, professor of law and co-director of the Family Health Law and Policy Institute at Widener Law Delaware, was included in this list of top-legal thinkers on Antonin Scalia) 
  • Zachary Gorecke named to Delaware Law School Dean’s List – Shore News Today (2/14) 
  • Dr. Timaree: How to date yourself – The Philadelphia Inquirer (2/12 – Blog post by Dr. Timaree Schmit, an adjunct professor in the Center for Human Sexuality Studies)
  • Donald Trump Might Be Able to Sue Ted Cruz, Legal Experts Say – MSN News (2/11 – Mary Brigid McManamon, a constitutional law professor at Delaware Law, was quoted) 

News Releases:

Events on Main Campus Today:

Athletic Update:

Friday, February 12, 2016

In the News:

  • Local colleges continue to salute Black History Month – Delaware County Daily Times (2/12 – No link available; See page 7 for information about the Feb. 27 book-signing event by PMC alumnus Louis Horner)
  • Pennsylvania treasurer race may hold key in budget standoff – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (2/12 – Commonwealth Law Professor Michael Dimino provided expert commentary)
  • In Pa., church property subject to historic designation – The Philadelphia Inquirer (2/12 – Commentary by Law Professor Emeritus John Nivala)
  • Delaware Law School to host business ethics discussion – The News Journal (2/11)
  • Around Town – Triboro Banner (2/11 – Mention of a student named to the dean’s list at Delaware Law)  
  • Widener University Announces Winners of Fifth Annual High School Leadership Awards – Gloucester City News (2/11)
  • Del. Justices Urged To Revive GM Shareholders’ Ignition Suit – Law 360 (2/10 – Story on the Delaware Supreme Court’s visit to Delaware Law, where the court heard an appeal in a shareholder lawsuit involving faulty General Motors ignition switches. Paul Regan, associate professor of law, was also quoted in a similar story on Thomson Reuters Legal Solutions blog)

News Releases:

Events Today:

  • Town Hall; 3 p.m.; Delaware Law School, Ruby R. Vale Moot Courtroom (Videoconferenced to the Main Campus in Alumni Auditorium and Commonwealth Law in Room 180)
  • Valentine’s Making for children in Chester; 5 p.m.; University Center, Pride Café

 

Thursday, February 11, 2015

In the News:

  • Law schools merge, split – preLaw Magazine (A story about law schools splitting and merging, which mentions Widener University and quotes Dr. Stephen Wilhite, senior vice president and provost, is featured on page 12 of the Winter 2016 edition)
  • Commonwealth Law and Delaware Law were both mentioned in the winter edition of preLaw Magazine. Both schools received grades of A on the environmental law specialty listCommonwealth Law was named to the “Best Schools of Public Service List” for government law; and Delaware Law made the list for state clerkships. The new Delaware Patent Pro Bono Program was also mentioned in a story on intellectual property programs.
  • On Campus – News Transcript (2/11 – List of students named to the dean’s list at Widener) 
  • A Canadian for president? – MyEasternShoreMD (2/10 – Mention of an op-ed by Law Professor Mary Brigid McManamon that appeared in The Washington Post) 
  • Wes Leckrone, associate professor of political science, was a guest n Pennsylvania Cable Network on 2/9 discussing Governor Wolf’s new spending proposal.
  • Area Young People – Voices (2/10 – Listing of students named to the dean’s list) 

News Releases:

Events on Main Campus Today:

Events on the Delaware Campus Today:

  • Air Force JAG Corps information session; 5:30–6:15 p.m.; Delaware Law School, Main Law Building, Alfred Avins Special Collection Library Room

Athletic Update:

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

In the News:

  • Notables for Wednesday, Feb. 10 – The News & Observer (2/10 – List of students named to the dean’s list at Widener) 
  • The ethics of direct-to-consumer drug advertising – Philadelphia Business Journal Online (2/9 – Monthly column by Arthur Schwartz, executive director of the Oskin Leadership Institute)
  • Coatesville man shot at Regency Park Apartments – Daily Local News (2/9 – Suzanne Mannes, assistant professor of psychology, provided expert commentary) 

News Releases:

Events on Main Campus Today:

Athletic Update:

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Upcoming:

  • Today: Wes Leckrone, associate professor of political science, will be interviewed on the Pennsylvania Cable Network program “On the Issues,” about the Governor’s Budget Address at 8 p.m.

In the News:

  • Gov. Tom Wolf faces test with new state budget – The Reading Eagle (2/9 – Wes Leckrone, associate professor of political science, was quoted*) 
  • Markell chooses Slights as his Chancery Court nominee – The News Journal (2/8 – Lawrence A. Hamermesh, a professor of corporate law, provided expert commentary) 
  • Names in the news – Prince William Times (2/8)
  • Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Falls as FDA Staffers BackCelltrion (068270.KQ)’s Remicade Biosimilar – BioSpace (2/8 – Mention of an article by Joseph P. Fuhr Jr., a professor of economics) 
  • Things-to-do Calendar through Feb. 14 – Knoxville News (2/6 – Kenneth Pobo, professor of English and creative writing, to give lecture)

News Releases:

Events on Main Campus Today:

Athletic Update:

 

*This article is available by online subscription only, as there is now a pay wall on the site allowing only a certain amount of views. 

Monday, February 8, 2016

In the News: 

  • Letter to the Editor: College Costs; Creating Value – The Philadelphia Inquirer (2/8 – Letter to the editor by Widener University President Julie Wollman on the value of a Widener degree)
  • Mary Brigid McManamon, professor of law, was interviewed on KLZ radio in Denver during the morning broadcast on 2/8, about her research on natural born citizenship.
  • Widener University hosts engineering camp for high school girls – Delaware County Daily Times (2/7 – Feature story on the camp for high school girls hosted by the School of EngineeringVicki Brown, professor and chairman of civil engineering, was quoted. The camp was featured during the evening news broadcast on KYW-TV (CBS) and WTXF-TV (FOX). Brown was also interviewed on KYW-AM on 2/5 about the camp)
  • Regional bankruptcy filings continue downward trend – The Times-Tribune (2/7 – Juliet Morningiello, professor of law, provided expert commentary. This story was also posted on Bloomberg Business
  • Dean’s List – Republican Herald (2/7)
  • Experts say Chancery Court race too close to call – The News Journal (2/5 – Lawrence A. Hamermesh, a professor of corporate law, was quoted)

Events on or near Main Campus Today: Community Week Begins

Athletic Update:

Friday, February 5, 2016

In the News:

Upcoming Events on Main Campus:

  • Friday: 8 p.m. Stargazing; Widener Observatory
  • Saturday: 9 a.m. School of Engineering’s Camp for High School Girls; Kirkbride
  • Saturday: 8 p.m. Lone Brick Theatre Co. presents “Getting Out;” Alumni Auditorium
  • Sunday: 2 p.m. Lone Brick Theatre Co. presents “Getting Out;” Alumni Auditorium
  • Sunday: 8 p.m. Lone Brick Theatre Co. presents “Getting Out;” Alumni Auditorium

Athletic Update:

Thursday, February 4, 2016

In the News:

  • Building is astir in Chester – The Philadelphia Inquirer (2/4 – Story on the development of businesses in Chester, which mentions University Crossings and new restaurants near Main Campus. Dan Hanson, director of public relations, was quoted)
  • Widener receives $200K arts grant for Chester collaboration – The Philadelphia Tribune (2/3 – Story on the grant Widener University received from the 2015 Catalyst Fund from the Barra Foundation)
  • In School – Carroll County Times (2/3 – Mention of students named to the dean’s list at Widener) 

Events Today:

Athletic Update:

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

In the News:

  • Super Bowl 50 By The Numbers – Wallet Hub (Brian Larson, associate professor of marketing, was featured as an expert)
  •  Campus report for Feb. 4, 2016 – The News Journal (2/3 – Listing of students named to the dean’s list at Widener) 
  • Journal Entries – The Jersey Journal (2/2 – Amber Chapman, a psychology major, was named to the Dean’s List at Widener)

News Releases:

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • 6 p.m. Women’s Basketball vs. Lebanon Valley College; Home
  • 7 p.m. “Classic Sci-Fi TV Night: Twilight Zone episodes,” sponsored by the Physics & Astronomy Club; Freedom Hall 122
  • 8 p.m. Men’s Basketball vs. Lebanon Valley College; Home

Athletic Update:

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

In the News:

  • Odds are against dismissal of Cosby’s sex assault case: experts – The Philadelphia Inquirer (2/1 – Repost of the Reuters story featuring expert commentary from Judith Ritter, professor of law) 
  • Delco students make the grade around the region – Delaware County Daily Times (1/31 – Mention of students named to the dean’s list at Widener) 
  • Law Professor Mary Brigid McManamon was a guest on WHYY’s television show First on 1/31 at 5:30 p.m. and again at 11 p.m., talking about her natural born citizen research.
  • Georgetown native makes Widener dean’s list – Delmarva Now (1/31)
  • Poet Kenneth Pobo at Writers in Library – The Daily Times (1/30 – Kenneth Pobo is professor of English and creative writing)
  • Education Notes – The Independent (1/28 – Christine Kunzler, a nursing student at Widener, was named to the dean’s list)

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