Monday, February 1, 2016

In the News:

  • Governor Wolf’s budget options limited – Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (2/1 – Wes Leckrone, associate professor of political science, was quoted) 
  • Can you dig it? Widener students come through for Sun Hill neighbors in blizzard – Delaware County Daily Times (1/31 – Story on Widener students that helped shovel out a resident in Sun Hill. The students included: John Eckman, Andrew Compton, Ryan McCormick, Ty Erb, Thomas Single, Derek Harzinski, and Jessica Borders
  • Odds Are Against Dismissal of Cosby’s Sex Assault Case: Experts – New York Times Online (1/31 – Judith Ritter, professor of law, was quoted in this Reuters story that appeared in other outlets including MSN
  • Hard times on campus: Economics behind merger of Phila. U. and Jefferson – The Philadelphia Inquirer (1/31 – Widener University was mentioned) 
  • Donald Trump polls his audience: Which of my Ted Cruz attacks do you like better? – Business Insider (1/31 – Mention of the op-ed in The Washington Post by Mary Brigid McManamon, professor of law. A similar story appeared on Yahoo! Finance and in a number of other news outlets) 
  • PivotPoint: Will a small business lawyer give me an honest assessment of my business? – The Philadelphia Inquirer (1/31 – Rodney Smolla, dean of Delaware Law, provided commentary for the PivotPoint series, which features business experts each week) 
  • Sarah Doherty receives leadership award, eligible for $20,000 scholarship – Shore News Today (1/30 – Sarah Doherty was a recipient of the Widener University High School Leadership Award. A similar story appeared in the Cape May County Herald)  
  • Governor Wolf Announces the Launch of “It’s On Us PA” Campus Sexual Assault Prevention Initiative – CNBC (1/29 – Commonwealth Law was mentioned in this PR Newswire Release)

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