Thursday, March 31, 2016

In the News:

  • Introducing the Next Generation of Engineers, Architects to Careers in Transit – Metro Magazine (3/30 – Story on a senior projects that students in the School of Engineering have worked on with SEPTA, which will be presented on Student Project Day) 
  • Navigating Pregnancy and Addiction – News of Delaware County (3/29 – Monthly column written by a student in the human sexuality program) 

Events at Delaware Law Today:

  • Bar Prep Quizzo with Dean Rod Smolla and Professor Alan Garfield; 12 p.m.; Main Law Building, Student Lounge

Events on Main Campus Today: Honors Week continues

  • Honors Week Student Presentations; 12:30 p.m.; University Center Webb Room
  • Faculty Recital; 3:30 p.m.; KLC Recital Hall
  • Science Awards Ceremony; 5:30 p.m.; Lathem Hall
  • “Running a Sustainable Restaurant: Green, Fair and Fun,” a lecture and book signing with Judy Wicks, founder of the White Dog Café; 6:15 p.m.; ACN Amphitheatre
  • Fifth Annual Cake Boss; 7–9 p.m.; Marriott Dining Room

Athletic Update:

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

In the News:

  • Delaware Law Professor Leonard Sosnov was interviewed on WDEL-AM on 3/29 about the 1,000+ untested rape kits in Delaware and the impact on the 4th Amendment right.
  • Don Brown, a scholar in residence and professor at Commonwealth Law, was interviewed about climate change on the Pennsylvania Cable Network’s Public Affairs program on 3/29.
  • Law prof: Lawyers did good job with complaint against Whirpool, 3M – Pennsylvania Record (3/29 – Christopher J. Robinette, professor at Commonwealth Law, provided expert commentary) 
  • Stigma of athletes seeking psychological help is fading – News of Delaware County (3/17 – Monthly column written by a PsyD student. This month’s column was written by Samantha Cramer)

News Releases:

Events on Main Campus Today: Honors Week continues 

  • Honors Week Student Presentations; 12 p.m.; University Center Webb Room
  • Interactive Resume Workshop; 12–1 p.m.; Kapelski 339A
  • Bartholomew Scholarship Freshman Engineering Presentations; 1 p.m.; Kirkbride Hall, 113

Athletic Update:

 

 

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

In the News:

  • Some honors for local students – Delaware County Daily Times (3/27 – Ashley Rundell, ’16, recently participated in EuroSim) 
  • Education Notes – Telegram (3/27 – Mention of a student named to the dean’s list at Widener) 

News Releases:

Events on Main Campus Today: Honors Week continues 

  • Hospitality Lunch Series; 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.; Marriott Dining Room
  • Honors Week Student Presentations; 12:30 p.m.; University Center Webb Room
  • Honors Week Stargazing; 7:30 p.m.; Widener Observatory

Athletic Update:

Monday, March 28, 2016

In the News:

  • Dean’s List – Republican Herald (3/27 – Mention of a student named to the dean’s list at Commonwealth Law)
  • Tamaqua native works as trainer at Widener – Times News (3/26 – Rachel Connely is an assistant athletic trainer at Widener) 
  • Children hop to it at Widener Easter egg hunt – Delaware County Daily Times (3/25 – Feature story on the Child Development Center. President Julie E. Wollman and Center Director Dr. Noreen Yoder were quoted. The Easter Egg hunt was also featured on KYW-TV(CBS)) 
  • Law school job placement picks up as students find jobs outside the traditional office – Pennsylvania Business Central (3/25 – Story featuring Commonwealth Law School. Christian Johnson, Commonwealth Law dean, was quoted)
  • Delaware Law prof. reflects on Cuba visit – WDDE-FM (3/25 – Delaware Law Distinguished Professor John Culhane was interviewed about an experiential learning opportunity of the school’s new “Business Transactions in Emerging Economies” class) 
  • Dr. Timaree: What is bad dating behavior? – Philly.com (3/24 – Blog post by Dr. Timaree Schmit, an adjunct professor in the Center for Human Sexuality Studies)
  • Inspiring Young Leaders – WCAU-TV (NBC) (3/21 – Interview with Shijo Benjamin, a junior biochemistry major and past recipient of the Widener University High School Leadership Award

Events on Main Campus Today: Honors Week 

  • Nursing and Healthcare Career Fair; 11 a.m.–1 p.m.; Lathem Hall
  • Honors Week Student Presentations; 12 p.m.; University Center Webb Room
  • Honors Week Open Mic; 7 p.m.; Amphitheater, Academic Center North
  • Honors Week Stargazing; 7:30 p.m.; Widener Observatory

Athletic Update:

Thursday, March 24, 2016

In the News:

  • York area students named to the dean’s list – York Daily Record (3/24)
  • Widener University High School Leadership Awards 2016 – WCAU-TV (NBC) (3/23 – The awards were featured during the evening news broadcast. A similar story was posted on Atlantic City News

News Releases: 

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Listening session for faculty and staff with Widener President Julie E. Wollman; 9:30–11 a.m.; University Center Webb Room
  • Widener Child Development Center’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt; 11 a.m.; Old Main lawn
  • 3rd Annual Student Voices Project; 4:30 p.m.; Freedom Hall Theater

Events at the Delaware Campus Today:

  • Black Law Students Association Trailblazers and Pioneers Banquet; 5:30 p.m.; Delaware Law School, Barristers’ Club

Athletic Update:

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

In the News: 

  • House Democrats scrutinize natural gas incentives – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (3/22 – Donald Brown, scholar in residence at Commonwealth Law, was quoted. A similar story appeared on Bloomberg Business
  • Myeloma Patients Need a Plan – PeopleBeatingCancer.org (3/22 – Hal Shorey, associate professor of clinical psychology and director of Organizational Development Services, was quoted) 
  • Dr. Hamid Zangeneh, professor of economics, was interviewed on Voice of America News.

Events at Delaware Law Today:

  • CLE Program “All Matters FDA: 2016 Year in Review and Top Notables—Crimes Misdemeanors and More;” 1–3 p.m.; Barristers’ Club

Events on Main Campus Today:

Athletic Update:

  • Colley named All-American – Wyoming County Press Examiner (3/23 – Story on Josh Colley, ’17, a member of the indoor track and field team and communication studies major) 
  • Baseball: Widener 11, Swarthmore 4

 

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

In the News:

  • Commencement Speakers Announced – Inside Higher Ed (3/22) 
  • An Emotion We All Need More of – Wall Street Journal (3/22 – Hal Shorey, associate professor of clinical psychology and director of Organizational Development Services, provided expert commentary on developing hope*) 
  • The Widener University High School Leadership Awards ceremony was mentioned during the afternoon news broadcast on WCAU-TV (NBC) on 3/21.
  • Opponents question climate benefits, morality of natural gas – State Impact, NPR (3/21 – Donald Brown, scholar in residence at Commonwealth Law, was quoted) 
  • 10 Sex Tips That Can Actually Be Dangerous – Self Magazine (3/21 – Timaree Schmit, an adjunct professor in the Center for Human Sexuality Studies, provided expert commentary) 
  • How far could Donald Trump legally go to take on his protesters? – McClatchy News Service (3/18 – Delaware Law Dean Rod Smolla was quoted) 
  • High Dropout Rates May Result in Loss of Accreditation – JD Journal (3/18 – Mention of Commonwealth Law
  • Five lesser-known things to consider when claiming Social Security – MarketWatch (3/18 – Column post by Kenn Tacchino, professor of taxation and financial planning)
 Events on Main Campus Today: 
  • Hospitality Lunch Series; 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.; Marriott Dining Room
  • Sociology Club Guest Speaker: Dr. Susan Clampet-Lundquist; 4–5 p.m.; Alumni Auditorium

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, March 21, 2016

In the News:

  • Widener U purchases Costa Rican property as permanent home for research – Delaware County Daily Times (No link available see page 25 of the 3/20 edition for a story on Widener University’s purchase of property in Costa Rica for research and sustainability initiatives)
  • Utah federal judge tosses lawsuit over Ted Cruz’s citizenship – Deseret News (3/19 – Mention of an op-ed by Mary Brigid McManamon, a professor at Delaware Law)
  • Education notes – Daily News (3/19 – Mention of students named to the president’s list at Widener) 
  • SEPTA slasher caught after Springfield knifing; was wanted in similar incident – Delaware County Daily Times (3/18 – An off-duty campus safety officer has been recognized for his efforts to detain a stabbing suspect on a Septa bus. Similar stories appeared in The Sentinel and Lancaster Online

News Releases: 

Events on Main Campus Today: 

  • Debating the Cost of Higher Education Panel; 12 p.m.; University Center, Webb Room
  • Stargazing; 8 p.m.; Widener Observatory

Events at Commonwealth Law Today:

Athletic Update: 

Friday, March 18, 2016

In the News:

  • Widener University’s FreshBaked Theatre Co. to conjure up magic on stage in ‘The Sorcerer’s Apprentice’ – Delaware County News Network (3/18 – Announcement of upcoming children’s theater performances by the FreshBaked Theatre Company)
  • Wilmington fire chief and union at odds over tweets – The News Journal (3/18- Delaware Law Professor Alan Garfield provided expert commentary)
  • An off-duty campus safety officer has been recognized for his efforts to detain a stabbing suspect on a Septa bus in an Associated Press news brief and on 6 ABC.
  • Whoever Has the Power, Remember the Procedure, a blog post from Commonwealth Law Professor Jill Family, was featured on Notice and Comment, a blog from the Yale Journal on Regulation and the ABA Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice.
  • Delaware Achievers – The News Journal (3/17 – Delaware Law recently named Yvonne Takvorian Saville as Alumna of the Year)
  • Votação maciça nas eleições no Irã deve favorecer Rouhani – O Globo (2/27 – Dr. Hamid Zangeneh, professor of economics, provided expert commentary)
  • Reformistas usam pacto nuclear para conquistar votos no Irã – O Globo (2/26 – Dr. Hamid Zangeneh, professor of economics, provided expert commentary)

News Releases:

Events on Main Campus Today:

Events on Main Campus Saturday: Accepted Student Day

Athletic Update:

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Coming Up:

  • Today: Delaware Law Professor Mary Brigid McManamon will be live on WDEL-AM news radio this afternoon talking about President Obama’s nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court and on “The News with Ed Schultz” on RT America at 8 p.m. McManamon was also interviewed during the morning broadcast of the Susan Monday show on WDEL-AM about the same topic.

In the News:

  • Widener forum shines light on problem of sexual assault – Delaware County Daily Times (3/17 – Feature story on a panel discussion that was a part of “NO MORE” Week at Widener. Bryan Solomon, ’18, a mechanical engineering student, who coordinated the week of programs was interviewed, as well as several other students who attended the panel. Grace Kamiol, Title IX coordinator, and Lynn Nelson-Rossum, the director of Health Services, were quoted. A segment on the panel also appeared on the evening news broadcast on WCAU-TV (NBC) on 3/16)
  • Biden’s court comments may haunt him 2 decades later – The News Journal (3/17 – Mary Brigid McManamon, a constitutional law professor at Delaware Law, provided expert commentary. The story appeared in a number of news outlets including the York Daily Record, News Press, and USA Today)
  • On Campus – Tri-Town News (3/17 – Mention of a student named to the dean’s list at Delaware Law)
  • Widener Students Lend Their Green Thumb – WPVI-TV (ABC) (3/16 – Story on students and faculty of the School of Business Administration helping plant trees in Chester. Similar stories were featured on KYW-TV (CBS) and WTXF-TV (FOX))  
  • Widener Law Dean Leads Talk on First Amendment – Delaware Law Weekly (3/16 – Delaware Law Dean Rod Smolla gave a lecture on the First Amendment) 

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Events on or near Main Campus Today:

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