Wednesday, August 31, 2016

In the News:

  • Life with Gracie: Ryan Lochte’s lies a symptom of something bigger – The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (8/30 – Dr. Virginia Brabender, professor of clinical psychology, provided expert commentary)  
  • Already tired of the McGinty-Toomey ad war? You’d better get used to it – The Patriot-News (8/30 – Wes Leckrone, associate professor of political science, was quoted) 
  • The Philadelphia Speaker Series presented by Widener University was mentioned on WHYY-FM on 8/30.

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Tuesday, August 30, 2016

In the News:

  • Nasty court fight shaping up over ‘superbug’ outbreak – The Philadelphia Tribune (8/30 – Repost of the Associated Press story featuring expert commentary from Delaware Law Professor John Culhane
  • Campus Report – The News Journal (8/29 – Students named to the dean’s list at Delaware Law) 
  • Berks County Republican congressmen at odds over Trump – The Reading Eagle (Subscription only; Wes Leckrone, associate professor of political science, was quoted)
  • Nine Widener University Freshmen Named Apogee Scholars – Gloucester City News (8/27)
  • AG candidates stress differences from Kane – WITF-FM and WESA-FM (8/26 – Wes Leckrone, associate professor of political science, provided expert commentary)

Events at Delaware Law Today:

  • Lecture by Scholar in Residence Randall S. Abate, environmental law professor at Florida A&M University College of Law; 12–2 p.m.; Main Law Building, Alfred Avins Special Collection Library Room

Athletic Update:

Monday, August 29, 2016

In the News:

  • Pa. attorney general candidates stress differences from Kane – WHYY Newsworks (8/29 –Wes Leckrone, associate professor of political science, provided expert commentary)
  • One Day in Chester Arts Festival showcases city’s thriving art scene – Delaware County Daily Times (8/28 – Widener University was a part of the One Day arts festival in Chester) 
  • Army Aviator Selected to Command Widener University Army ROTC – Chester City Blog and Delaware County Daily Times (No link available; see page 17 of the 8/28 edition for a story on Lt. Col. Justin Shaffer, who has assumed command of Widener University’s Army ROTC)
  • Students named to the Presidential Service Corps/Bonner Leader program at Widener were mentioned in the Delaware County Daily Times on page 18 of the 8/28 edition.
  • A photo of President Julie E. Wollman from Freshmen Move-In Day on Main Campus was featured in the “Focus on Delco” section on page 2 of the Delaware County Daily Times on 8/27.
  • Move-in day brings excitement – The News Journal (8/27 – Move-In Day at Delaware Law was mentioned) 
  • Correction: Hospital Superbug Outbreak story – Associated Press (8/26 – John Culhane, professor and co-director of the Family Health Law & Policy Institute at Delaware Law, was quoted in this AP story that appeared in over 100 news outlets including Yahoo! News and ABC News

Events on Main Campus Today: First Day of Classes

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Friday, August 26, 2016

In the News:

  • Calls to reform gift policy for government officials often unanswered in Pennsylvania – Pittsburgh Tribune (Dr. Wes Leckrone, associate professor of political science, provided expert commentary)
  • The fourth annual Freshmen Day of Service was featured during the evening news broadcast on WCAU-TV (NBC) on 8/25.
  • 6 Things You’re Doing That You’ll Seriously Regret In 10 Years – Fast Company (8/25 – Dr. Hal Shorey, associate professor of clinical psychology and director of Organizational Development Services, provided expert commentary) 
  • Del. Companies Placing More Conditions On Records Demands – Bloomberg BNA (8/25 – Lawrence Hamermesh, professor at Delaware Law, provided expert commentary)

News Releases:

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Convocation for the Class of 2020; 9:30 a.m.; Bown Garden on Memorial Field

Events on or near Main Campus on Saturday:

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Thursday, August 25, 2016

In the News:

  • Freshmen Day of Service was mentioned during the morning news broadcast on WCAU-TV (NBC) on 8/25.
  • Does charter school have legal case against person behind unauthorized mailer? – The Morning Call (8/25 – Rod Smolla, the dean of the Delaware Law, provided expert commentary) 

News Releases:

Events on or near Main Campus Today:

  • Freshmen Day of Service
  • Opening Meeting; 4 p.m.; Alumni Auditorium

Events on the Delaware Campus Today:

  • Student Bar Association Community Day; 3–7 p.m.; Campus lawn

Athletic Update:

 

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

In the News:

  • Commentary: More professors needed to teach nursing students – The Philadelphia Inquirer (8/24 – An op-ed by Dr. Barbara Patterson, a distinguished professor and director of the Ph.D. program in the School of Nursing)
  • Widener rolls out the red carpet for returning students – Delaware County Daily Times (8/24 – A story on Freshman Move-In Day at Widener. President Julie E. Wollman and students that volunteered were quoted) 
  • Move-In Day for Widener University Freshmen – WPVI-TV (ABC) (8/23 – President Wollman was interviewed about Freshman Move-In Day for the noon broadcast, which also aired during the 4 o’clock5 o’clock, and 6 o’clock broadcasts on 8/23 and the morning broadcast on 8/24. The segment also featured a number of students moving in)
  • Freshman Move-In Day at Widener University was also featured during the live morning broadcast on KYW-TV (CBS) on 8/23; one of the interview clips with Denise Gifford, associate provost and dean of students, appeared on MSN.com and Yahoo!Catherine Feminella, assistant dean for student development and engagement, and Terrell Boggans, a freshman, were all interviewed live during the segment. It was also mentioned during the morning news broadcast on 8/24.
  • Members of Kappa Sigma were interviewed live on WXTF-TV (FOX) during Freshman Move-In Day on the morning news broadcast, a similar clip aired during the evening news. Members of the Men’s Lacrosse team were interviewed about volunteering for move-in day on WCAU-TV (NBC) during the afternoon broadcast.

Athletic Update:

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Coming Up:

  • Freshman Move-In Day will be highlighted on the noon broadcast on WPVI-TV (ABC).

In the News:

  • Freshman Move-In Day was featured live during the morning broadcast on KYW-TV (CBS Philly) on 8/23. Denise Gifford, associate provost and dean of students, Catherine Feminella, assistant dean for student development and engagement, and Terrell Boggans, a freshman, were all interviewed live during the segment.
  • Returning Widener students get waggy welcome – Delaware County Daily Times (8/23 – Students at Widener get an opportunity to dine with President Julie E. Wollman and her dogs before classes begin. President Wollman was quoted) 
  • State officials form task force to integrate vets back into society – CBS 21 (8/22 – Widener Law will help provide legal services to veterans)
  • Widener Uses Arboretum to Plant Seeds of Knowledge – Pivot Today (8/22 – Repost of The Philadelphia Inquirer story on Widener University acquiring Taylor Arboretum) 

News Releases:

Events on Main Campus: Freshman Move-In Day

Thursday, August 18, 2016

In the News:

  • In Sports, as in Life, Equality Matters – Slate (8/17 – Column post by John Culhane, a professor at Delaware Law and co-director of the Family Health Law & Policy Institute)
  • UNCF Announces Inaugural Class of Fund II Foundation UNCF STEM Scholars – IMDiversity (Calen Robinson supplemented classes from Widener University) 

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