Thursday, July 28, 2016

In the News:

  • The “Campus News” section of the New American Colleges & Universities Summer Newsletter includes a mention of the results of the Noel Levitz Students Satisfaction Inventory for Widener.
  • Peace of Mind: The importance of journaling – Delco News Network (7/28 – Monthly column by a student in the PsyD program. This month’s column was written by Allison Blechschmidt)
  • Two from area on dean’s list at Widener – Standard Speaker (7/28 – Students named to the dean’s list at Commonwealth Law)  
  • PA Court Disregards Constitutional Obligation to Future Generations – Eco Watch (7/27 – Kenneth Kristl, director of the Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic at Delaware Law, was quoted)
  • Three Modest Proposals to Improve Age Group Swimming – Swim Swam (7/27 – Column post by John Culhane, a professor at Delaware Law) 
  • Graduates – Republican Herald (7/26 – Listing of recent graduates from Widener University)
  • Predictable sex life? You can do it – Men’s Health (Sabitha Pillai-Friedman, assistant professor in the Center for Human Sexulaity Studies, was quoted) 

News Releases:

Events on Main Campus Friday: 

  • Singing Hearts Children’s Choir Performance; 7:30 p.m.; KLC, Room 1

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

In the News:

  • Scholars: July 27, 2016 – Northeast Times (Listing of students who graduated from Delaware Law)
  • Court Won’t Force Pa. Executive Branch to Fight Climate Change – Law.com (7/26 – Kenneth Kristl, director of the Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic at Delaware Law, provided commentary) 
  • Students Earn Academic Honor – Town Lively (Mention of student named to the President’s List) 
  • People You Know – York Dispatch (7/21 – Students named to dean’s list at Commonwealth Law)

Events on Main Campus Today:

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

In the News:

  • One Idea to Ease Faculty Into Retirement: the ‘Terminal Sabbatical’ – The Chronicle of Higher Education (7/26 – Available by subscription only; Story on faculty taking a one-year sabbatical before retiring at Widener, featuring expert commentary from President Julie E. Wollman. Widener faculty members Michael J. Goldberg, professor of law; David Ward, professor of philosophy; and Raymond Jefferis, professor of engineering, were also quoted)
  • Local students named to Widener Law Commonwealth’s dean’s list – The Citizens Voice (7/26) 
  • Why Gay Parents Should Share Gay Culture With Their Children – Slate (7/21 – Column post by Delaware Law Professor John Culhane
  • Event Friday helps clear juvenile criminal records – The News Journal (7/21 – The clinic was held at Delaware Law)

Monday, July 25, 2016

In the News:

  • Supreme Court ruling denies second chance for inmates – The Morning Call (7/25- Delaware Law Professor Leonard Sosnov provided expert commentary)
  • Widener Law Commonwealth names dean’s list students – HeraldMailMedia.com (7/25)
  • An announcement of Main Campus graduates appeared on 7/24 in the Republican Herald.
  • House bill would change the way PA selects judges – WITF Smart Talk Radio (7/23 – Professor Emeritus John Gedid of Commonwealth Law provided expert commentary)
  • Deadline looming for Hershey Trust board to resolve ‘matters of concern’ – PENNLive.com (7/22 – Commonwealth Law Professor Michael Hussey provided expert commentary)
  • Free expungement clinic for youth runs Friday morning at Delaware Law School – WDDE-FM (7/21 – A clinic will be held at Delaware Law)

News Releases:

Thursday, July 21, 2016

In the News:

  • Widener Journalism Students Win Gold for Chester Magazine at 2016 CUPPIE Awards – Pivot Today (7/20 – Repost of a Philadelphia Tribune story on Chester Magazine, which is produced by students at Widener)
  • Widener University Announces Spring 2016 President’s List – Gloucester City News (7/20)
  • Erlsten named to President’s List at Widener University – Pocono Record (7/19) 
  • Local Students Earn Recognition – Town Lively (Mention of Delaware Law students named to the dean’s list) 
  • Troubled by Trump: So far, the biggest companies haven’t opened their wallets – Philadelphia Business Journal (7/14 – Wes Leckrone, associate professor of political science, provided expert commentary) 

News Releases:

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

In the News:

  • Archdiocese looks for bidders for Delco land; experts say, ‘Good luck’ – The Philadelphia Inquirer (7/20 – John Nivala, a professor emeritus at Delaware Law, was quoted) 
  • Dr. Robin Goldberg-Glen, associate professor of social work and co-president of the Sexuality and Aging Consortium at Widener, was interviewed on Boomer Generation Radio on WWDB-AM about the upcoming Sexuality and Aging Institute on 7/19.
  • After Dow-DuPont merger, more pain or gain? – The News Journal (7/18 – Lawrence Hamermesh, professor of corporate law at Delaware Law, provided expert commentary in this story, which also appeared in the USA Today. There is also a video clip)
  • Area Young People – Voices (7/16 – Mention of recent graduates from Widener University) 

News Releases:

  • Value Colleges Releases Top 50 Best Value Online MBA and Health Management Programs of 2016 – PR Newswire (7/19) 
  • Widener University Announces Spring 2016 President’s List – ReadMedia (7/19)

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

In the News:

  • Robert Kennedy Jr., in Book, Says Michael Skakel Is Innocent of ’75 Murder – The New York Times (7/15 – Delaware Law Professor Judith Ritter provided expert commentary) 
  • Artists, Vendors Wanted for Inaugural Arts Festival in Chester Aug. 27 – Pivot Today (Widener University was mentioned) 

News Releases:

Monday, July 18, 2016

In the News:

  • Commentary: Put colleges to work on region’s most vexing problems – The Philadelphia Inquirer (7/18 – An op-ed by President Julie E. Wollman
  • Smart Talk: Merit selection of judges; Report from Republican Convention – WITF-FM (7/18 – John Gedid, professor emeritus at Commonwealth Law, was interviewed) 
  • Pa. bill aims to reform judges  – Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (7/16 – John Gedid, professor emeritus at Commonwealth Law, was quoted) 
  • Irving Morris: Fighter for equality and justice – The News Journal (7/15 – Mention of a symposium at Delaware Law
  • Uno Chicago Grill plays pioneering role in Chester, PA – Delaware Business Now (7/14 – Story on the opening of Uno Chicago Grill on Main Campus) 
  • Jefferson Health firing underscores workplace challenges in a social-media world – Philly Voice (7/14 – Angie Corbo, associate professor of communications studies, provided expert commentary) 

Athletic Update:

Thursday, July 14, 2016

In the News:

  • Amesbury people in the news – Daily News (7/14 – Mention of a recent graduate from the Center for Hospitality Management
  • Morgan Madden Named to Dean’s List – Rocket-Courier (7/14 – Mention of a law student named to the dean’s list at Delaware Law)
  • Widener student gives hometown touch to Chester magazine – The Philadelphia Tribune (7/13 – Feature story on the Chester Magazine, which is produced by students at Widener. Sam Starnes, editor of Chester and Widener magazines, and Khalil Williams, a communication studies  student, who worked on the magazine, were quoted) 
  • Spring 2016 graduates – Chambersburg Public Opinion (7/13 – Mention of a recent graduate from the School of Nursing
  • Condemned apartment tenants’ struggle highlights wider problem – WHTM (ABC) (7/12 – Widener Law Commonwealth Associate Clinical Professor Palmer Lockard provided expert commentary)
  • Scholars – Northeast Times (7/12 – Mention of a student named to the dean’s list at Delaware Law

News Releases:

Athletic Update:

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

In the News:

  • What to Do If Your Sex Life Has Become Completely Predictable – Men’s Health (7/12 – Dr. Sabitha Pillai-Friedman, an assistant professor in the Center for Human Sexuality Studies, was quoted)
  • Community Briefs – Delaware County Daily Times (7/12 – Mention of the raffle for Philadelphia Union tickets from the Chester-Upland Soccer for Success program)
  • What’s Missing In Chapter 9 Bankruptcy Law – Bond Buyer (7/12 – Commonwealth Law Professor Juliet Moringiello provided expert commentary) 
  • Despite rising inequality, Mayors are still focusing on economic development – not redistribution – to help the poor – LSE USAPP Blog (Wes Leckrone, associate professor of political science, co-wrote this blog post)
  • How students with disabilities navigate college and beyond – Press of Atlantic City (7/10 – Story on recent Widener Law Grad Donald CampbellSusan Goldberg, associate dean for student academic affairs, and Amy Loeffler, an administrative secretary at Delaware Law, were quoted)
  • Politics Could Foil Hershey Sale – CTFN (7/7 – Widener Law Commonwealth Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Michael Hussey provided expert commentary)

Announcement:

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • The School of Business Summer Camp participants will be selling merchandise from 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the lobby of the Quick Center. Please stop by and show your support!