Tuesday, June 13, 2017

In the News:

  • ‘We’re still on fast-track to trial’: Kids’ climate lawsuit against Trump administration stays alive – The Washington Post (6/12 – James May, professor of law and chief sustainability officer, was quoted. This article also appeared in The Journal and LMT Online)
  • Did Donald Trump Just Defame James Comey? – Slate (6/9 – Column post by Delaware Law Professor John Culhane
  • KHS junior honored for standing up for what is right – The Unionville Times (6/8 – Mention of a recipient of the Widener University High School Leadership Award) 

Monday, June 12, 2017

In the News:

  • Dr. Julie Wollman shares Her Story with Kathy Romano – 95.7 BenFM (6/11 – Interview with Widener University President Dr. Julie E. Wollman
  • How should a psychologist handle a parent’s request for a minor’s potentially harmful health records? – Monitor on Psychology (Dr. Linda Knauss, professor of clinical psychology, provided expert commentary in this article in the June issue)   
  • Why so many videos of bad behavior? – The Philadelphia Inquirer (6/11 – An op-ed by Dwight DeWerth-Pallmeyer, associate professor of communication studies)
  • Reactions Throughout The Philadelphia Region On Comey Hearing – CBS Philly and KYW-AM (6/8 – Delaware Law Professor John Culhane was interviewed) 
  • Will Comey’s Testimony Matter? – Politico (6/8 – Delaware Law Professor John Culhane provided expert commentary) 

Thursday, June 8, 2017

In the News:

  • Why so many videos of bad behavior? – Philly.com (6/8 – An op-ed by Dwight DeWerth-Pallmeyer, associate professor of communication studies. This op-ed will appear in the print edition of The Philadelphia Inquirer on 6/11) 
  • Senators, experts gather for ‘overview hearing’ on election reform – PennLive (6/7 – Commonwealth Law Professor Michael Dimino was quoted) 
  • Junior Dameron Berardi awarded for courage and leadership – Southern Chester County (6/7 – Dameron Berardi is a recipient of the Widener University High School Leadership Award)
  • June 8: Public Forum – Public Now (6/7 – Kenneth T. Kristl, director of the Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic at Delaware Law, will participate in a panel on Delaware House Bill 190)

Events on or near Main Campus Today:

  • Widener Partnership Charter School 8th Grade Promotion Ceremony; 6:30 p.m.; Alumni Auditorium

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

In the News:

  • Duquesne University withholds diplomas in feud with nursing students – Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (6/7 – Darrell Spurlock, associate professor and director of the Leadership Center for Nursing Education Research, provided expert commentary. This story also appeared in Inside Higher Ed and the Pocono Record)
  • 3 myths about Coastal Zone Act proposal – The News Journal (6/2 – Column written by Kenneth Kristl, associate professor and director of the Environmental & Natural Resources Law Clinic at Delaware Law)

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • HR’s Online Performance Management System Demonstrations; 9 a.m., 3 p.m., and 4 p.m; Founders Hall, Room 109
  • Summer Stars & S’mores; 7:30 p.m.; Widener University Observatory

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

In the News:

  • Pulling Out of Paris Climate Accord – WITF-FM (6/5 – Commonwealth Professor of Environmental Law John Dernbach and Scholar-in-Residence Don Brown were both interviewed) 
  • Delaware Law Dean Rod Smolla was interviewed about the Trump travel ban and the situation in London on WDEL-AM on 6/5.
  • Delaware Law Professor Judith Ritter was interviewed on WDEL-AM about the Cosby trail during the evening broadcast on 6/5.

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • HR’s Online Performance Management System Demonstrations; 10 a.m. and 2 p.m; Founders Hall, Room 109

Monday, June 5, 2017

Coming up:

  • Today: Commonwealth Professor of Environmental Law John Dernbach and Scholar-in-Residence Don Brown will be guests on WITF’s Smart Talk at 9  a.m. The topic of the show will focus on President Trump’s decision to withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement.

In the News:

  • Accused By Dozens, Bill Cosby Heads To Trial Over Single Incident – The Huffington Post (6/4 – Delaware Law Professor Judith Ritter provided expert commentary. The story was also posted on WOW.com
  • Teen Excellence: Angelica Johnson, Palmyra High School – Burlington County Times (6/4 – Mention of a recipient of the Widener University High School Leadership Award

News Releases: 

Homepage Feature Story: 

Friday, June 2, 2017

In the News:

  • PRC, Philadelphia Sustainable Business Network Host Future Of Recycling & Act 101 Round Table In PA June 29 – PA Environment Digest Blog (6/2 – Commonwealth Law Professor John Dernbach will moderate the panel) 
  • L-S Holds Senior Awards Night – TownLively.com (Mention of students attending Widener) 

Events on Main Campus Today: