Wednesday, July 12, 2017

In the News:

  • The School of Engineering’s Summer Camp for high school students and upcoming VEX Robotics Camp were mentioned during the morning broadcast on WMMR’s Preston & Steve Show on 7/12 by Jennifer Kitchen, associate director of public relations.
  • Students win kudos from colleges, universities – Mount Olive Chronicle (7/12 – Mention of recent graduates*)

Alumni News:

  • Chubb Bolsters Cyber Risk Practice, Names Cyber Industry Veteran Bill Stewart to Lead Global Business – MorningStar.com (7/11 – Bill Stewart is a graduate of the School of Engineering

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Pride Experience Summer Registration

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

In the News:

  • What the budget plan means for the state and the politicians who wrote it  – KPVI-TV (NBC) (7/10 – Wes Leckrone, associate professor of political science, provided expert commentary for a story in The Caucus, which appeared in a number of outlets including Lancaster Online*)
  • Researchers from Widener University Report New Studies and Findings in the Area of Biomechanical Engineering – Journal of Engineering (7/10 – Story on the research by Dr. Anita Singh, assistant professor of biomedical engineering) 

Alumni News:

  • Women’s Medical Fund found its new executive director in Elicia Gonzales – Generocity.com (7/7 – Elicia Gonzales is an alumna and an adjunct in the Center for Human Sexuality Studies)

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Pride Experience Summer Registration

*This article is available by online subscription only, as there is now a pay wall on the site allowing only a certain amount of views. 

Monday, July 10, 2017

In the News:

  • College Notes – The Reading Eagle and Republican-Herald (7/9 – Cassandra Miller was inducted into the Widener chapter of Alpha Psi Omega)
  • Letter to the Editor: Mental health care must be a national priority – Delaware County Daily Times (7/7 – Column written by Scott Thien, a doctorate student in the Institute for Graduate Clinical Psychology at Widener)
  • The blessing of separating church and state – The News Journal (7/7 – Op-ed by Delaware Law Professor Alan Garfield
  • News Briefs – Cape Gazette (7/7 – Ken Kristl, an associate law professor and director of the Environmental Rights Institute at Delaware Law, will discuss the recent Coastal Zone Act legislation) 
  • AstraZeneca sells off Fairfax campus for $50 million – The News Journal (7/6 –  Lawrence Hamermesh,  professor of corporate law at Delaware Law, was quoted) 

Thursday, July 6, 2017

In the News:

  • Impact of PA Supreme Court ruling on environment – WITF-FM (7/6 – John Dernbach, professor of environmental law and sustainability and director of the Environmental Law and Sustainability Center at Commonwealth Law, was interviewed during the 9 a.m. broadcast) 
  • Evolve IP’s Guy Fardone Elected Vice Chair of i2n – Vista Today (7/6 – Fred Akl, dean of the School of Engineering, is a member of the executive committee for i2n)
  • A landmark climate lawsuit against Trump is scheduled for trial next year. Here’s what to expect – The Washington Post (7/5 – James May, distinguish professor at Delaware Law, was quoted. Similar stories appeared in the Standard-Examiner and the San Antonio Express-News)
  • Today in History: July 3, 2017 – Delaware County Daily Times (7/3 – Mention of Brendan Kehoe, a graduate of the computer science program) 

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Wednesday, July 5, 2017

In the News:

  • Taking The Public Trust Seriously: The PA Supreme Court’s Landmark Decision in PEDF v. Commonwealth – PA Environment Digest (7/3 – Op-ed by John Dernbach, professor of Environmental Law and Sustainability and director of the Environmental Law and Sustainability Center at Commonwealth Law. The article was also mentioned on 7/5
  • Chester students relive history through art – Delaware County Daily Times (7/2 – Mention of the Chester Made partnership that includes Widener University. Lisa Eckley-Cocchiarale, theater director at Widener, was quoted) 
  • Heavy industry eyes return to Claymont under Coastal Zone Act bill – The News Journal (6/30 – Kenneth Kristl, director of the Environmental & Natural Resources Law Clinic at Delaware Law, provided expert commentary) 
  • Religious Freedom Laws Are More About Suppressing Visibility Than Protecting the Pious – Slate (6/30 – Column post by John Culhane, professor and co-director of the Family Health Law & Policy Institute at Delaware Law)