November 14, 2016

In the News:

  • Peace of Mind: The importance of family tradition – News of Delaware County (11/13 – Column by Genevieve Millet, a student in the Institute for Graduate Clinical Psychology)
  • Southern Poverty Law Center calls on Donald Trump to denounce racially-charged incidents at schools – Philly Voice (11/12 – Dr. Richard Cooper, professor of social work, provided expert commentary)
  • ‘Urban Harvest Festival’ celebrates Chester-Widener partnership – Chester City Blog (11/12 – News of the Urban Harvest Festival, which grew out of the Boundaries and Bridges Initiative)
  • President-elect Donald Trump, per your request some advice – The News Journal (11/11 – op-ed by Alan Garfield, professor at Widener Delaware Law)
  • Trump’s shaping of Delaware bench could have swift impact in IP law – Delaware Law Weekly (11/11 – Thomas J. Reed, professor emeritus at Widener Delaware Law, provided expert commentary)
  • Widener law remembers fallen alum with scholarship – ABC27 (11/11 – News of Widener Law Commonwealth’s Veterans Day Ceremony, which honored fallen alum Shane Mahaffee, ’94)
  • Veterans Day 2016 – Harrisburg Magazine (11/11- News of Widener Law Commonwealth’s Veterans Day Ceremony, which honored fallen alum Shane Mahaffee, ’94)
  • Widener welcomes engineering wannabes – Chester City Blog (11/11 – News of the School of Engineering’s camp for high school students)

Athletic Update:

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • President’s Lecture; 12 p.m., Lathem Hall
  • Stargazing; 6 p.m., Widener Observatory
  • Hospitality Management’s Chef Series; 6 p.m., Marriott Dining Room

November 11, 2016

In the News:

  • Courting Business – Delaware Today (11/10 – Larry Hamermesh, professor of corporate and business law at Delaware Law, provided expert commentary)
  • Top 10 Weekend Events – Fun Things to Do With Kids Blog (11/10 – Mention of the Freshbaked Theatre Company’s upcoming Sunday performance)
  • Community Briefs: Register now for college prep night Nov. 16 – Delaware County Daily Times (11/10 – Mention of Widener’s participation in an event at the College Access Center for high school seniors and their parents)
  • What kind of college is the right one for you? – The Centre County Gazette (11/9- Widener is listed among the general baccalaureate colleges and master’s degree universities)

News Release:

Athletic Update:

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Veterans Day Ceremony; 11 a.m., Old Main lawn

Events on the Harrisburg Campus Today:

Events on and near Main Campus this Weekend:

November 10, 2016

In the News:

  • Toomey ‘deeply humbled’ by victory in Senate race – Reading Eagle (11/10 – Dr. Wes Leckrone, associate professor of political science, provided expert commentary)
  • ‘I was absolutely stunned’: Political scientists grapple with surprising election results – The Daily Orange (11/10 – Dr. Wes Leckrone, associate professor of political science, provided an analysis of the 2016 presidential election; He also discussed the 2016 presidential election and key Pennsylvania races on 11/9 at 8 p.m. on PCN’s On The Issues, and the show ran again early this morning)
  • Local election reaction reflects split in U.S. – Delaware County Daily Times (11/10 – Dr. Wes Leckrone, associate professor of political science, provided expert commentary)
  • Trump’s impact on abortion, gun rights could grow in time – York Daily Record and The News Journal (11/10 – Delaware Law Dean Rod Smolla provided expert commentary)
  • Editorial: Another kind of voter access – The University of Delaware Review (11/10 – A focus on Widener University Delaware Law School’s ADA Voter Access Project)
  • Delco sets events to honor Veterans Day – Delaware County Daily Times (11/10 – No link available; See page 15 for a news brief about today’s book-signing event with Retired Army Col. Tom Vossler, ’68 PMC, at 12:30 p.m. in KLC and a news brief about tomorrow’s Veterans Day Ceremony on Main Campus at 11 a.m. in front of Old Main)
  • Widener prof, psychologist explains how to deal with vulnerability hangover in Wall Street Journal – Pivot.Today (11/10 – An excerpt from the interview Dr. Hal Shorey, associate professor of clinical psychology, conducted with the Wall Street Journal earlier in the week)
  • Peace of Mind: Interventions to help children cope with incarceration of loved one – News of Delaware County and delconewsnetwork.com (11/9 – Column by Yinka Read, a student in the Institute for Graduate Clinical Psychology)
  • Community Spirit in Action – The Spirit (11/9 – News of the upcoming Urban Harvest Festival, which involves many of the Boundaries and Bridges initiative participants)

Athletic Update:

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Book-signing event with Retired U.S. Army Col. Tom Vossler, ’68 PMC; 12:30 p.m., KLC1

Events on Delaware Campus Today:

  • First Generation Law Students Association Panel; 5:30 p.m., Barristers’ Club

Events on Harrisburg Campus Today:

  • Trial Advocacy Honor Society Fall Colloquium; 6 p.m., A172

 

November 9, 2016

Coming Up:

  • Dr. Wes Leckrone, associate professor of political science, will appear on the Pennsylvania Cable Network’s On The Issues program tonight at 8 p.m. to discuss election results.

Ongoing:

  • Widener President Julie E. Wollman appears with NBC 10/T62 President & GM Ric Harris in promotional spots on NBC 10 for the High School Leadership Awards; Catch the next one at 11:28 a.m. today. The spots run through Nov. 30.

In the News:

  • Widener students present the Bard for young audience – Delaware County Daily Times (11/9 – News of the upcoming Nov. 13 performance by Widener’s FreshBaked Theatre Company)
  • Community briefs: Busy weekend for arts in downtown Chester – Delaware County Daily Times (11/9 – News of the upcoming Urban Harvest Festival, which features many of the Boundaries and Bridges participants; News of  this event also appears on publicnow.com)
  • Widener Delaware Law adds Military Mondays program – Delaware Business Daily (11/8 – Announcement of a new initiative of the Veterans Law Clinic at Delaware Law to offer free legal advice to veterans in Starbucks)

Events on Main Campus:

  • OLLI Wednesday Lunchtime Speaker Series; 12 p.m., University Center Room C

November 8, 2016

Coming Up:

  • Ryan Raiker, a 2016 graduate and current MBA student, will appear tonight starting around 7 p.m. in the NBC 10 studios with the NBC 10 Battleground Bros to discuss the Millennial vote as it relates to the 2016 presidential election. Catch the whole conversation in a NBC 10 Philadelphia Facebook Live video throughout the night.
  • Delaware Law Professor and H. Albert Young Fellow in Constitutional Law John Culhane is an in-studio guest on Law Journal Television tonight at 7 p.m. The show focuses on the election and the U.S. Supreme Court. Watch on WFMZ-TV or online .

In the News:

  • At Widener, leadership is for everyone – The Philadelphia Inquirer (11/8 – Front-page feature on the Oskin Leadership Institute)
  • Commentary: Trump masterfully plays on nation’s fears and anxieties – The Philadelphia Inquirer (11/8 – Election Day commentary by Dr. Hal Shorey, associate professor of clinical psychology)
  • How do Trump and Clinton rate as leaders? – The Philadelphia Inquirer (11/8 – Dr. Arthur Schwartz, director of the Oskin Leadership Institute, provides an analysis of the presidential candidates’ leadership qualities)
  • You took an emotional risk, now what? – The Wall Street Journal (11/7 online and 11/8 in print; Dr. Hal Shorey, associate professor of clinical psychology, provided expert commentary)
  • And now, it’s time to vote – Delaware County Daily Times (11/8 –Dr. Wes Leckrone, associate professor of political science, provided expert commentary)
  • Widener University High School Leadership Awards 2017 – NBCphiladelphia.com (11/7 – News of the High School Leadership Awards program, co-sponsored by Widener University and NBC 10)

News Releases:

Athletic Update:

Events on the Delaware Campus Today:

  • Election Day Party; 3:30-5:30 p.m., Student Lounge

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • “Table Talks” to discuss election-related issues; 2-4 p.m., University Center Atrium

Monday, November 7, 2016

Coming Up:

  • NBC10’s Battleground Bros will host a Facebook live broadcast today at noon on NBC10’s Facebook page , during which they will discuss and show clips of their discussions with college students about the presidential election. They stopped at Widener University last month to discuss climate change.

In the News:

  • People on the Move – The Philadelphia Inquirer (11/7 – News that Delaware Law Professor Iva Johnson Ferrell will serve as the university’s chief diversity officer)
  • 2016: A presidential election unlike any other – The Philadelphia Inquirer (11/6 – Dr. Wes Leckrone, associate professor of political science, provided expert commentary)
  • Before Election Day, some reminders of America’s greatness: Alan Garfield – Pennlive.com (11/5 – Op-ed by Delaware Law Professor Alan Garfield)
  • Obamacare increases stress for families – The News Journal (11/5 – Dr. Michael Rosko, professor of health care management, provided expert commentary)
  • Veterans Day 2016 – Pennlive.com (11/4 – Commonwealth Law’s Veterans Day ceremony is mentioned)
  • Widener Opens State of the Art Finance Lab Where Students Can Become Bloomberg-Certified – Pivot.Today (11/3 – News of the School of Business Administration’s new Finance Lab)

News Releases:

Events on Main Campus:

  • Hospitality Management’s Culinary Series; 6 p.m., Marriott Dining Room
  • Stargazing; 6 p.m., Widener Observatory

Athletic Update:

Friday, November 4, 2016

In the News:

  • The 2016 HEED Awards – INSIGHT into Diversity (November 2016 issue – Widener is one of 83 institutions – and one of only 11 private institutions – nationwide recognized for a commitment to diversity and inclusion with a HEED Award)
  • County prepares for Veterans Day with week of events – Delaware County Daily Times (11/4 – News of the ROTC Veterans Day Ceremony on Nov. 11 and a book-signing event by Col. (Ret.) Tom Vossler, a 1968 PMC alumnus, on Nov. 10; These events were also listed in the Main Line Media News)
  • ABC 27 investigates tax breaks for big violations, mistakes – ABC 27 News (11/3 – Michael Hussey, associate dean for academic affairs and tax law professor at Commonwealth Law, provided expert commentary)
  • Delaware State University, Widener University Delaware Law School develop admissions partnership – Delaware 105.9 News Talk (11/4 – News of the new partnership to create a pipeline for Delaware State University students to gain admission to Delaware Law)

Events on Main Campus Today:

Events on Main Campus This Weekend:

Events on the Delaware Campus This Weekend:

  • Admissions Open House; Nov. 5, 10  a.m.-1 p.m., Ruby R. Vale Moot Courtroom

Athletic Update:

Thursday, November 3, 2016

In the News:

  • DSU Creates New Law School Pipeline – Delaware First Media (11/2-News that Widener University Delaware Law School and Delaware State University signed an admission and scholarship agreement to help more DSU students enter law school; This news was also broadcast on WBOC-16 (CBS) evening news on 11/2 and on WDDE 91.1 FM throughout the afternoon of 11/2.)
  • The Presidential Election: How to Be Less Stressed – Minority Nurse (11/2 – School of Nursing Dean Laura Dzurec provided expert commentary)
  • The School of Engineering’s annual mousetrap competition for high school students was featured on the noon 6 ABC newscast on 11/2 and the evening Fox 29 newscast on 11/2. (No link available)

Events on the Delaware Campus:

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution Lunch & Learn; 12-2 p.m., Room 122

Events on the Harrisburg Campus:

  • DCBA Young Lawyers Division Panel; 11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m., The Pit

Athletic Update:

Wednesday, November 2

In the News

  • Footage of the Poverty Simulation held Nov. 1 on Widener’s Main Campus was featured on the late night/early morning Nov. 2 Fox 29 newscast.
  • The Widener University/NBC 10 High School Leadership Awards were featured on the early morning NBC 10 Nov. 2 newscast. Courtney Kelly, executive director of admissions, was shown presenting the award to high school senior Emily Rouse.
  • Making the Most of International Volunteer and Learning Opportunities – PT in Motion magazine (November 2016 – Dr. Jill Black, associate professor of physical therapy, compares international service to community service, referencing the Chester Community PT Clinic)
  • Events – The Legal Intelligencer (11/1 – News of Commonwealth Law’s Nov. 18 program to showcase eight model sustainability ordinances drafted by students)
  • Delaware Law Dean Rodney Smolla was a guest on WDEL’s Delaware Afternoon News on Oct. 31; he talked about FBI Director James Comey and the Hillary Clinton e-mail case.
  • Delaware’s Chancery Court could play role in AT&T-Time Warner merger – Delaware Public Media (10/30 – Ruby R. Vale Professor of Corporate and Business Law Lawrence A. Hamermesh is quoted in a story on the proposed merger between AT&T and Time Warner, and the atmosphere in Delaware courts for shareholder litigation.)

News Releases:

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • OLLI Lunchtime Speaker Series – Phoenixville Women’s Outreach; 12 p.m., University Center Room C
  • Lecture on James Joyce’s Ulysses; 4 p.m., University Center Room A

Athletic Update:

Tuesday, November 1

In the News:

  • Here’s why the election has everybody stressing out – PhillyVoice (11/1 – Dr. Sanjay Nath, associate professor of clinical psychology, provided expert commentary)
  • Upcoming Events – Delco Daily Top Ten Blog (11/1 – Mention of the English and Creative Writing Department’s lecture on Nov. 2 about James Joyce’s Ulysses)
  • Judge retirement question on PA ballot has caused concerns – CBS 21 (10/31 – Commonwealth Law Professor Michael Dimino provided expert commentary)
  • Widener University panel discusses history, pros and cons of Electoral College – Pivot Today (10/31 – Story on the Electoral College panel taped by Communication Studies and featuring Delaware Law School Professor Alan Garfield, Delaware Law School Dean Rod Smolla, Trustee Brian Tierney and Associate Professor of Political Science James Vike)
  • Pennsylvania Military College alumnus returns for lecture, Veterans Day ceremony – Delaware County Daily Times (10/30; No link available, but see page 23 of the Sunday paper for news of a Nov. 10 book signing event by U.S. Army Col. (Ret.) Tom Vossler, ’68, who will also serve as the Main Campus Veterans Day Ceremony speaker)
  • Overlooked Pa. AG Race Puts Dem’s Ambitions in Spotlight – Law360 (10/28- Dr. Wes Leckrone, associate professor of political science, provided expert commentary)

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Poverty Simulation, 5:30-8 p.m., Lathem Hall

Athletic Update: