Friday, March 17, 2017

In the News:

  • Snap Holders Eye Lawsuits In IPO’s Wake – The Street (3/16 – Lawrence Hamermesh, a corporate and business law professor at Delaware Law, provided expert commentary)
  • How Trump’s budget devastates Chester – Chester City Blog (3/16 – Widener University was mentioned)
  • Dr. Brooke Wells, associate professor of human sexuality, was interviewed during the afternoon broadcast on 3/16 on WDEL-AM about her recent research that shows Americans are having less sex.

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Events on Main Campus Sunday:

  • Widener University Recital Series; 3 p.m.; Kapelski Hall Music Room

Athletic Update:

Thursday, March 16, 2017

In the News:

  • Dr. Paula Silver, dean of the School of Human Service Professions and associate provost for global engagement, is mentioned in the online Insight into Diversity 2017 Giving Back list of award winners.
  • Third recital to be hosted – The Chester Spirit (3/15 – Story on the final performance of the Widener University Recital Series
  • Penn, Temple Climb in U.S. News 2018 Grad Program Rankings – Philadelphia Magazine and Philadelphia Business Journal (3/15 – Commonwealth Law has been named a top law school in the “Best Graduate Schools 2018” guidebook published by U.S. News & World Report)
  • Could March Madness brackets become a taxable fantasy sport bet in Pennsylvania? – The Morning Call (3/15 – Michael Hussey, an associate professor at Commonwealth Law, provided expert commentary) 

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Athletic Update:

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

In the News:

  • College students spend Spring Break building houses in Pickens Co. – WSPA-TV (CBS) (3/15 – Students on Alternative Spring Break in South Carolina were featured during the morning news broadcast for their work with Habitat for Humanity. Students Sarah Wright and Elizabeth Bean were interviewed)
  • Local exec on magazine ‘power’ list – The Philadelphia Tribune (3/14 – Widener University Trustee Antoinette “Tonie” Leatherberry has been named to the Black Enterprise list of Most Powerful Women in Business)
  • Widener to Host Distinguished Lecturer in Regenerative Engineering – Pivot Today (3/14 – Dr. Cato Laurencin will speak at upcoming lecture for the School of Engineering
  • Widener Law Commonwealth Listed As A Top Law School By U.S. News & World Report – Public Now (3/14) 
  • Delaware Law Emeritus Professor Tom Reed was interviewed by Allan Loudell on WDEL-AM about Attorney General Sessions dismissing U.S. attorneys who were appointed under Obama during the afternoon broadcast on 3/13.

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Athletic Update:

Monday, March 13, 2017

In the News:

  • John Vanore & Abstract Truth close Widener concert series March 19 – Delaware County Daily Times (3/12 – Story on the final performance of the Widener University Recital Series
  • Hi-Tech Virtue? Shocking Study Reveals US Millennials’ Sexual Habits – Education News and Age Times (3/12 – Story on a research study by Brooke Wells, associate professor of human sexuality)
  • The “Voices of Leadership” event at Widener University honoring Dawn Zier, the CEO of Nutrisystem was mentioned on Inside Story on WPVI-TV (ABC) on 3/12.
  • ‘Chester Made Exploration Zone’ debuts in city – Delaware County Daily Times (3/11 – Widener University is a partner of the Chester Made Exploration Zone)
  • Elderly Mainers are having unprotected sex, and that’s a problem – Bangor Daily News (3/10 – Robin Goldberg-Glen, associate professor of social work and co-president of the Sexuality and Aging Consortium, provided expert commentary)
  • Superior Court Of Pennsylvania To Hold Special Session At Widener University – PublicNow.com (3/10)
  • Ethics Complaint Against Kellyanne Conway—’Political Stunt’? – Bloomberg BNA (3/9 – Delaware Law Dean Rod Smolla provided expert commentary) 
  • The 25 Best Online Master of Social Work Degree Programs – TheBestSchools.org (The Online Master of Social Work program was ranked 22nd)

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Events on Main Campus Today:

Athletic Update:

Friday, March 10, 2017

In the News:

  • Too Busy? Too Tired? Not in a Relationship? Why are Americans Having Less Sex? – MedicalResearch.com (3/9 – An interview with Brooke Wells, associate professor of human sexuality, on her recent study. The study was also mentioned on WWNT Radio
  • Widener Prof Reacts to New Data That Reveals Americans Are Having Less Sex – Pivot Today (3/9 – Story on a research study by Brooke Wells, associate professor of human sexuality) 
  • Widener To Host The Last Of A Three-Part Free Recital Series March 19 – PublicNow.com (3/9 – Mention of upcoming performance as part of the recital series at Widener)
  • At Wilmington University, it’s all in the family – The News Journal (3/9 – Widener University was mentioned) 
  • Can Obama Sue Trump for Libel? – Slate (3/8 – Column post by John Culhane, the H. Albert Young Fellow in Constitutional Law at Delaware Law. This article was mentioned on Vibe.com)

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Athletic Update:

Thursday, March 9, 2017

In the News:

  • Americans are having less sex. Should we make pleasure a priority? – The Philadelphia Inquirer (3/9 – Feature story on a research study by Brooke Wells, associate professor of human sexuality. Wells provided expert commentary) 
  • Why do Americans appear to be having less sex? – WDEL-AM (3/8 – Brooke Wells, associate professor of human sexuality, was interviewed during the afternoon broadcast with Allen Loudell)
  • Widener study: We’re having sex less frequently than 25 years ago – Delaware County News Network and Ekos Voice (3/8 – Story on a research study by Brooke Wells, associate professor of human sexuality) 
  • College News – Burlington County Times (3/7 – Mention of the Widener University High School Leadership Awards) 

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Athletic Update:

 

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

In the News:

  • Commencement Speakers Announced – Insider Higher Ed (3/8 – Steven M. Gillon, professor of history at the University of Oklahoma and scholar in residence at the History Channel will speak at the undergraduate ceremony and Kimberlyn Leary, associate professor of health policy and management at Harvard University will speak at the graduate ceremony)
  • Widener study: We’re having sex less frequently than 25 years ago – Delaware County Daily Times and The Times Herald (3/8 – Story on a research study by Brooke Wells, associate professor of human sexuality) 
  • We’re all having less sex than adults were 20 years ago – Metro (3/8 – Mention of a study that Brooke Wells, associate professor of human sexuality, was a part of. Similar stories appeared on Health Medicine Network, True Viral News, Health News Digest, NJ.com, Science Daily, and a number of other news outlets )
  • Widener University Research Study Reveals Americans are Having Less Sex – WCAU-TV (NBC) (3/7 – A segment on the evening news broadcast mentioned the research of Brooke Wells, associate professor of human sexuality)
  • Why Age Can Be a Source of Anxiety for Older Queer Parents – Slate (2/28 – Column post by John Culhane, the H. Albert Young Fellow in Constitutional Law at Delaware Law)

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Athletic Update:

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

In the News:

  • 100 Voices | Local lawyer weighs in on new travel ban – CBS 21 (3/6 – Commonwealth Law Professor Jill Family provided expert commentary) 
  • Sandy Hook Plaintiffs Appeal to Connecticut Supreme Court – TruthAboutGuns.com (3/6 – Mention of a quote by Delaware Law Professor John Culhane

Alumni News:

  • G-ASD names new superintendent – The Record Herald (3/3 – Kendra Trail received her doctorate in education leadership from Widener) 

Athletic Update:

Monday, March 6, 2017

In the News:

  • Council seat still open in New Ken – The Pittsburgh Tribune (3/4 – Bob Davis, Jr., an adjunct professor at Commonwealth Law, was quoted) 
  • Widener announces leadership awards – Times News (3/4 – Mention of a recipients of the Widener University High School Leadership Awards)
  • Protesters line up against proposal that KOs funding for sanctuary colleges – Delaware County Daily Times and Garnet Valley Press (3/3 – Widener students participating in the protest were quoted)
  • 3 Different Ways State GOP Lawmakers Are Fighting Sanctuary Cities – The Daily Signal (3/3 – Commonwealth Law Professor Michael Dimino was quoted)
  • Night Words: Winter constellations fade into evening twilight – Delaware County News Network (3/3 – Column by Harry Augensen, professor of physics and astronomy)
  • Thranhardt Lecture Series focuses on vestibular sensory, gait – Healio News (3/2 –Jonathan Akins is an assistant professor of biomedical engineering at Widener) 

Events on Main Campus Today: Spring Break

Athletic Update:

Friday, March 3, 2017

In the News:

  • Pa. students protest anti-sanctuary campus bill – WHYY Newsworks (3/3 – Mary Allen, director of communications, was mentioned and Widener University students were quoted)
  • Protesters line up against proposal that KOs funding for sanctuary colleges – Delaware County Daily Times (3/3 – Widener students participating in the protest were quoted)
  • Law professor discusses Trump’s talk of immigration in speech to Congress – CBS21 News (3/1 – Commonwealth Professor of Law & Government Jill Family provided expert commentary)
  • Results Mixed In States That Stopped Requiring Approval For New Hospitals – WUSF News (3/2 – Michael Rosko, professor of business administration, provided expert commentary)
  • People in the News – The Legal Intelligencer (3/2 – Mention of an event with University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law Professor Rena Steinzor at Commonwealth Law)

Events on Main Campus Today: