Thursday, August 17, 2017

In the News:

  • Community Briefs – Delaware County Daily Times (8/17 -Mention of the upcoming open house for the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute)
  • Some of the strangest solar eclipse myths and superstitions of past centuries – The News Journal and Public Opinion (8/16 – Harry Augensen, professor of astronomy and physics, was quoted)
  • Safely celebrating the upcoming Great American Eclipse – Montgomery Media News (8/15 – Harry Augensen, professor of astronomy and physics, provided expert commentary) 
  • College dean’s lists and graduates – The Intelligencer (8/11 – Listing of recent graduates from Widener)  

News Releases:

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

In the News:

  • Eclipse’s rules of the road: Be careful – Delaware County Daily Times (8/16 – Harry Augensen, professor of physics and astronomy, and Kevin Marshall, associate professor of physics and astronomy, provided expert commentary on viewing the upcoming solar eclipse. Augensen was also interviewed about the eclipse on KYW-TV (CBS)
  • What you need to know about driving in a solar eclipse – Main Line Media News, The Times Herald and Delaware County Daily Times (8/15 – Harry Augensen, professor of physics and astronomy, was quoted in the Daily Local News story)
  • Instant info is making us less informed and less thoughtful – Newsday (8/15 – Repost of an op-ed by Dwight DeWerth-Pallmeyer, associate professor of communication studies) 

Events on Main Campus: Summer Preview Day

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

In the News:

  • What you need to know driving in a solar eclipse – Daily Local News (8/15 – Harry Augensen, professor of astronomy and physics, provided expert commentary) 
  • College Of Nursing Named A Center Of Excellence By The National League For Nursing – Public Now (8/14 – Widener University’s School of Nursing was mentioned)
  • Instant info is making us less informed and less thoughtful – True Viral News (8/12 – Repost of an op-ed by Dwight DeWerth-Pallmeyer, associate professor of communication studies) 
  • Local law schools’ latest target? Professionals who don’t want to be attorneys – The Philadelphia Business Journal (8/3 – Delaware Law Dean Rod Smolla was quoted*)

Athletic Update:

 

 

Monday, August 14, 2017

In the News:

  • What to expect when viewing the eclipse in Delaware County – Delaware County Daily Times (8/13 – Harry Augensen, professor of physics and astronomy, provided expert commentary in this feature story on the upcoming solar eclipse)
  • Uber Investor Declares a State of Emergency – Bloomberg (8/11 – Lawrence Hamermesh, a professor of corporate law at Delaware Law, provided expert commentary. Similar stories appeared on MSN and Delaware Business Court Insider)  
  • Court denies compromise in TransPerfect fight, sale likely – The News Journal (8/7 – Delaware Law Professor Lawrence Hamermesh was quoted)

Homepage Feature Story:

Thursday, August 10, 2017

In the News:

  • Instant info is making us less informed and less thoughtful – The Philadelphia Inquirer (8/10 – An op-ed by Dwight DeWerth-Pallmeyer, an associate professor of communications studies)
  • Engineering Robotics Summer Camp – WPVI-TV (ABC) (8/9 – The School of Engineering’s Robotics Summer Camp was featured during the 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. news broadcasts. The new undergraduate major was also announced on both segments. The camp was also featured on WCAU-TV (NBC))
  • Beau Biden Foundation offers free sessions to prevent child abuse – WPVI-TV (ABC) (8/9 – Upcoming trainings will be held at Delaware Law
  • Dwight DeWerth-Pallmeyer, an associate professor of communications studies, was interviewed by Allan Loudell on WDEL-AM during the afternoon broadcast on 8/9 about how President Trump’s Twitter activity is impacting the U.S. relationship with North Korea.
  • College awards and honors for Burlington County students – Burlington County Times (8/9 – Mention of students named to the dean’s list at Widener*) 
  • Transgender Service Members Are Suing Trump For The Military Ban, & Here’s What We Know – Romper.com (8/9 – Delaware Law Professor John Culhane provided expert commentary) 

 

 

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

In the News:

  • The School of Engineering’s Robotics Summer Camp was mentioned during the morning news broadcast on WCAU-TV (NBC) on 8/9. The new undergraduate major was also announced.
  • Legislators relax Coastal Zone Act restrictions – Cape Gazette (8/8 – Ken Kristl, director of the Environmental & Natural Resources Law Clinic at Delaware, provided a briefing on the Coastal Zone Act)
  • Harry Augensen, professor of physics and astronomy, was interviewed by Allan Loudell about the upcoming solar eclipse on WDEL-AM during the afternoon broadcast on 8/7.

Monday, August 7, 2017

In the News:

  • Delaware clinic helps to clear juvenile criminal records – The News Journal (8/4 – Delaware Law hosted a clinic that helped nearly 45 juveniles start the process to clear their record. The clinic was also mentioned on WGMD-FM)
  • Findings from Widener University Provide New Insights into Nitrogen – Science Letter (8/4 – Mention of research by Dipendu Saha, assistant professor of chemical engineering) 

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • School of Engineering’s Robotics Camp

Athletic Update:

  • Haverford High 2018 DEF Fredericks commits to Widener – Philly Lacrosse (8/4) 

Thursday, August 3, 2017

In the News:

  • People in the News – The Legal Intelligencer (8/3 – Mention of an upcoming event on loan agreements at Commonwealth Law on August 15)
  • Local prof cited for innovation – The Chester Spirit (8/2 – Stephen Madigosky, professor of environmental science and biology, received the Khaladjan International Award for Innovation in Higher Education)
  • Del. High Court Reverses Key Appraisal Ruling on DFC Acquisition – Bloomberg BNA (8/1 – Lawrence Hamermesh, professor of corporate and business law at Delaware Law, provided expert commentary) 

Athletic Update: