Tuesday, May 16, 2017

In the News:

  • Widener University Dauntless Battalion commissions 14 ROTC cadets – Daily Local News (5/16 – Repost of the Delaware County Daily Times story on the ROTC commissioning at Widener)
  • Namedropper – The Times Tribune (5/16 – Mention of a student inducted into Phi Kappa Phi
  • Widener Appoints New Provost from Northern Kentucky University – Pivot Today (5/15 – Dr. Dale Scalise-Smith has been named provost at Widener) 
  • The Heron’s Nest: The Daily Numbers for Monday, May 15 – Delaware County Daily Times (5/15 – Mention of the ROTC commissioning at Widener) 
  • Hundreds tried out but meet the new Eagles’ cheerleaders who just got their jobs! – WTXF-TV (FOX) (Meghan Thompson, a student in the School of Nursing, was named as an Eagles’ cheerleader) 

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Monday, May 15, 2017

In the News:

  • Widener University Dauntless Battalion commissions 14 ROTC cadets – Delaware County Daily Times (5/15 – Feature story on the Widener University’s Dauntless Battalion commissioning) 
  • Can Tracking Our Hormones Make Us Smarter With Money? – True Viral News (5/14 – Mention of a study by Dr. Ross Steinman, associate professor of psychology) 
  • What’s the most Philly movie ever made? Grading 12 Hollywood attempts – BillyPenn.com (5/12 – Widener University was mentioned as the Eagles training camp used to take place on campus)   

Events on Main Campus Today:

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Friday, May 12, 2017

In the News:

  • Five seek four seats on Pottsgrove School Board – The Mercury (5/11- Charles Nippert is an associate professor emeritus of engineering) 
  • Is This A Constitutional Crisis? – Business BVI (5/11 – Repost of the Politico column written by Delaware Law Professor John Culhane
  • Widener Student from Broomall Receives Civic Award from Boston-Based Nonprofit – Pivot Today (5/10 – Widener University Sophomore Iman Elkhashab was named a 2017 Newman Civic Fellow)
  • TransImperfect – The News Journal (5/10 – An op-ed by Lawrence Hamermesh, Ruby R. Vale Professor of Corporate and Business Law at Delaware Law) 
  • Best Colleges in Pennsylvania Ranked for 2017 – LearnHowtoBecome.org (5/10) 

Events on Main Campus Sunday:

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Thursday, May 11, 2017

In the News:

  • Are college students getting the attention they deserve? – The Philadelphia Inquirer (5/11 – An op-ed by Widener University President Dr. Julie E. Wollman)
  • Constitutional Crisis? Scholar Suggests We May Be On Brink – CBS Philly and Bloomberg (5/10 – Delaware Law Professor John Culhane was interviewed about the firing of FBA Director James Comey. He was also interviewed on WDEL-AM) 
  • Delaware County Community College’s Peter Gilmore Named Chef Educator of the Year – Pivot Today (5/10 – Classes are offered in partnership with the Center of Hospitality Management
  • Could The Comey Crisis Spur Trump’s Impeachment? – Vocativ and AOL.com (5/10 – John Culhane, an H. Albert Young Fellow in constitutional law at Delaware Law, was quoted) 
  • Charging organizations with crimes not unusual – Centre Daily News (5/9 – Delaware Law Professor Judith Ritter provided expert commentary) 
  • Middletown residents sue Sunoco to stop pipeline, alleging violation of township ordinance – NPR StateImpact (5/9 – John Dernbach, a professor of environmental law at Commonwealth Law, provided expert commentary) 
  • Widener University Announces New Provost – Philly.comDelaware Business Times, and Public Now (5/9 – Dr. Dale Scalise-Smith has been named provost at Widener) 
  • Six running for three Dauphin County judgeships – PennLive (5/8 – Jeffrey McGuire, an adjunct at Commonwealth law, is a candidate) 

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

In the News:

  • Consumers prefer clean energy – The Baltimore Sun (5/9 – Op-ed co-authored by John Dernbach, Commonwealth Law professor and director of the Environmental Law and Sustainability Center)
  • Is This a Constitutional Crisis? – Politico (5/9 – John Culhane, H. Albert Young Fellow in constitutional law and co-director of the Family Health Law & Policy Institute at Delaware Law School, was included as an expert) 
  • Widener Set For First NCAA Softball Tournament Appearance – CBS Philly/KYW-AM (5/9 – Interview with Softball Head Coach Fred Dohrmann about the softball team’s first-ever MAC Commonwealth Tournament title)
  • Justice requires heart, not just punishment – The News Journal (5/8 – Op-ed by Alison Wakelin, a senior lecturer in physics and astronomy at Widener)

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Tuesday, May 9, 2017

In the News:

  • Widener Law School’s Veteran’s Clinic Reaches $10M Recover Mark – Delaware Business Now (5/9 – The Veteran’s Law Clinic at Delaware Law has recovered more than $10 million in disability benefits for veterans) 
  • Best-selling historian returns to Widener for commencement – Delaware Count Daily Times (5/8 – Feature story on Steve Gillon, a Widener alumnus and the 2017 undergraduate commencement speaker. Lawrence Buck, professor emeritus of history, was quoted. The print story appeared on 5/7) 
  • Ackman, Valeant Still Joined at Hip as Insider Trade Suit Looms – The Washington Post (5/8 – Delaware Law Professor Lawrence Hamermesh was quoted in this Bloomberg article) 
  • Cecil College, DelVal sign transfer agreement – Cecil Daily (5/5 – Mention of an agreement with Widener University. Available by subscription only) 

News Releases:

  • National Nurses Week 2017: Focusing on the Selfless Work of Nurses – Press Release Point (5/8 – Jennifer Specht, assistant professor of nursing, was quoted) 

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Monday, May 8, 2017

In the News:

  • Two Media council incumbents run without party support – Delaware County Daily Times (5/7 – Kevin Boyer is a lecturer in biology at Widener)
  • Analysis: Scandal surrounding Lt. Gov. Stack could hurt Wolf in 2018 election – Lancaster Online (5/6 – Wes Leckrone, associate professor of political science, provided expert commentary for this subscription only article) 
  • Chemours trade victory to have “meaningful” impact – The News Journal (5/5 – J. Patrick Kelly, a professor emeritus at Delaware Law, provided expert commentary) 
  • Delaware Law Professor Judith Ritter was interviewed on WDEL-AM on 5/5 about the return of the death penalty in Delaware.

Events on Main Campus Today: Final Exams

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Friday, May 5, 2017

In the News:

  • Puerto Rico Somewhat Unique Among U.S. Municipal Bankruptcies – The Wall Street Journal (5/4 – Commonwealth Law Professor Juliet Moringiello was quoted in this subscription only AP article)
  • Social-Emotional Learning Is the Rage in K-12. So Why Not in College? – Ed Surge (5/4 – Mention of the freshman seminar course offered at Widener) 
  • Your retirement will be different from your parents’ retirement. Now you have to figure out how to pay for it – MarketWatch (5/3 – Column post by Kenn Tacchino, professor of taxation and financial planning)

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Events on Main Campus Today:

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Thursday, May 4, 2017

In the News:

  • Stealthing is Rape. Period: #NowWhat – EcoSalon (5/4 – Jules Purnell is a student in the Center for Human Sexuality Studies
  • O decano de Dereito da Widener University imparte clase na Facultade da UDC – Noticia Press (5/4 – Delaware Law Dean Rod Smolla will teach a class at University of Coruña in Spain) 

Events on Main Campus Today:

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Wednesday, May 3, 2017

In the News:

  • FEATURE-Kept in the dark about sex, girls in Guatemala suffer consequences – Reuters (5/3 – Dr. Justin Sitron, associate professor of human sexuality studies, provided expert commentary) 
  • San Bernardino would see little benefit from “Chapter 18” filing – Debwire.com (5/1 – Commonwealth Professor of Business Law Juliet Moringiello provided expert commentary in this subscription only article)

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • High Impact Practices Fair; 5:30 p.m.; Lathem Hall
  • Physics & Astronomy Club: Classic Sci-Fi TV Night; 7 p.m.; Freedom Hall, Room 122

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