Wednesday, May 31, 2017

In the News:

  • Are blogs commercial speech? California bar gives advertising guidance – ABA Journal (Delaware Law Dean Rod Smolla provided expert commentary)
  • Del Val grad gets doctoral degree in psychology – Hunterdon County Democrat (5/30 – Veronica Slaght is a recent graduate of the Institute for Graduate Clinical Psychology) 
  • People You Know – York Dispatch (5/26 – Mention of the President’s Award Recipient Jacie Shuman

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Tuesday, May 30, 2017

In the News:

  • Delaware Valley honors the fallen this Memorial Day – WPVI-TV (ABC) (5/29 – Widener’s Dauntless Battalion participated in a Memorial Day event in Delaware County)
  • A segment on the history of Widener University aired on the Pennsylvania Cable Network on 5/28.
  • Value of valor: Soldiers’ tenets should guide all Americans – The News Journal (5/27 – Op-ed by Delaware Law Professor Alan Garfield)
  • Judge rules that environmental group can challenge Sunoco over pipeline eminent domain – NPR StateImpact (5/26 – John Dernbach, a professor of environmental law at Commonwealth Law, provided expert commentary) 
  • Prof who teaches course on ‘Twin Peaks’: ‘It doesn’t want to do what television does’ – CableOne.net (5/26 – Repost of The Philadelphia Inquirer story featuring Daniel Robinson, the Homer C. Nearing Jr. Distinguished Professor of English)
  • Arthur Schwartz, executive director of the Oskin Leadership Institute, was featured on WCAU-TV (NBC) on 5/24 for leading a workshop at Gloucester County Institute of Technology as part of Widener University/NBC 10 Leadership Day.

Athletic Update:

Friday, May 26, 2017

In the News:

  • Widener prof on ‘Twin Peaks’: ‘It doesn’t want to do what television does’ – The Philadelphia Inquirer (5/26 – Q&A with Daniel Robinson, the Homer C. Nearing Jr. Distinguished Professor of English at Widener, on the return of the popular TV show “Twin Peaks.” Robinson recently taught a class on the show) 
  • Widener President Coaches Parents on College Decision-Making – Pivot Today (5/25 – A story on an op-ed that appeared in The Philadelphia Inquirer by President Dr. Julie E. Wollman ) 
  • Chester residents air environmental concerns to Pa. – Delaware County News Network (5/25 – Widener was mentioned) 
  • Here’s what’s happening around Delco for Memorial Day – Delaware County Daily Times (5/25 – Mention of an event that will the Dauntless Battalion will participate in) 
  • U.S. Small Business Administration and the Pennsylvania Bar Association present awards, and more: Trade Talk – PennLive (5/24 – Jonathan Koltash is an adjunct professor at Commonwealth Law) 

Thursday, May 25, 2017

In the News:

  • Does Your Kid Need a Smartphone? – WebMD (Dwight DeWerth-Pallmeyer, associate professor of communication studies, provided expert commentary on the use of smartphones among children) 
  • Local students were inducted into academic honor societies during Widener’s 2017 Honors Week – The Chester Spirit (5/24)
  • Proposed law will “gut” Delaware’s Coastal Zone Act – WHYY Newsworks (5/23 – Kenneth Kristl, director of the Environmental & Natural Resources Law Clinic at Delaware Law, provided expert commentary) 

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Wednesday, May 24, 2017

In the News:

  • Editorial: Getting out of our comfort zone – Delaware County Daily Times (5/24 – An editorial on Steve Gillon’s commencement address from the undergraduate ceremony at Widener. Gillon, an alumnus of the class of 1978, is a scholar-in-residence at the History Channel) 
  • Chester residents air environmental concerns to Pa. – Delaware Count Daily Times (5/24 – Widener University was mentioned)

Athletic Update:

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

In the News:

  • ACLU defends Milton woman’s free speech regarding political yard signs – WDDE-FM (5/19 – Delaware Law Professor Alan Garfield provided expert commentary) 
  • Widener Awards Diplomas To More Than 400 At Graduate Commencement Ceremony – PublicNow.com (5/19)
  • Commissions promote international event on environment and human rights – JusBrasil.com (Delaware Law Professor Erin Daly was a panelist) 

Athletic Update:

Monday, May 22, 2017

In the News:

  • More than 700 snag degrees at Widener commencement – Delaware County Daily Times (5/21 – Feature story on the undergraduate commencement ceremony at Widener University. Commencement was also mentioned in the Daily Numbers story here
  • WCAU-TV (NBC) featured the graduate ceremony during the evening news broadcast on 5/19 and the undergraduate ceremony during the evening news broadcast on 5/20 and the morning news broadcast on 5/21.
  • Mystery in Yeadon: Who is buried in serial killer’s grave? – Delaware County Daily Times (5/21 – Widener University professor and folklorist emeritus J. Joseph Edgette was quoted)
  • It’s time to end the TransPerfect travesty – The News Journal (5/21 – Delaware Law Professor Lawrence Hamermesh was quoted) 

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Friday, May 19, 2017

In the News:

  • Delaware bill would alter Coastal Zone protections – The News Journal (5/18 – Kenneth Kristl, director of the Environmental & Natural Resources Law Clinic at Delaware Law, was quoted) 
  • The School of Nursing’s Nightingale Ceremony was featured on WPVI-TV (ABC) during the 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. news broadcast at on 5/18.
  • Military News: Yardley soldier makes second lieutenant; Sellersville Airman graduates basic – Bucks County Courier Times and The Intelligencer (5/17 – Daniel Garman was commissioned as a second lieutenant at Widener) 

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Thursday, May 18, 2017

  1. In the News:
  • Delaware Law Dean Rod Smolla was interviewed by Allan Loudell on WDEL-AM during the evening broadcast on 5/17 about the Comey/Trump situation.
  • Dauntless Battalion Commissioning at Widener University – Gloucester City News (5/17 – Mention of a student commissioned as a second lieutenant at Widener) 
  • Local students named to honor societies – Cecil Whig (5/17 – Mention of a student inducted into Alpha Psi Omega at Widener) 
  • 4 nominated for 3 Dauphin County judge seats from a field of 6 – PennLive (5/16 – Jeffrey McGuire is an adjunct professor at Commonwealth Law)

Events on or near Main Campus Today:

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017

In the News:

  • Delaware Law Professor Judith Ritter was interviewed on 5/16 on WBAI-FM’s radio show “Law and Disorder” in New York about the SCOTUS decision from last summer in Pennsylvania v. Williams and litigation it has spawned.
  • Commonwealth Court rejects appeal on Mariner East 2 pipeline – NPR StateImpact (5/16 – Commonwealth Law Professor of Environmental Law John Dernbach was quoted) 
  • MBA-Healthcare-Management.com named Widener University to its list of  Top 50 Best Online MBA in Healthcare Management Degree Programs.

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