Tuesday, October 31, 2017

In the News:

  • 2017 Women on the Move – Dr. Julie Wollman – Main Line Today (President Dr. Julie E. Wollman was named one of 23 “Women on the Move”)
  • The complete 2017 Philadelphia Business Journal POWER 100 – Philadelphia Business Journal (10/23 – Trustee Louis A. Rodriguez Jr. was named to the list)

Alumni News:

Event Reminder:

  • Members of the university community are reminded to register for the Nov. 14 event at the National Constitution Center, “The First Amendment: Finding Common Ground in a Polarized World” using this link. This page also includes sign ups for the free shuttle.

Athletics Update:

Monday, October 30, 2017

In the News:

  • Widener and Pitt collaborate to help veterans through DoD grant – Delaware County Daily Times (10/29 – Story about the School of Engineering receiving a grant to support research by Assistant Professor Jonathan Akins. A similar story also appeared in the Philadelphia Tribune Education Roundup on 10/27.)
  • Pooches woof it up at ‘Strut Your Mutt’ contest – Delaware County Daily Times (10/27 – Story about the ‘Strut Your Mutt’ dog costume contest hosted by communications students)
  • Pennsylvania’s environmental rights amendment is back from the dead – State Impact (10/27 – An interview with Commonwealth Law Professor John Dernbach)

Events on Main Campus Monday:

  • Meditation Session; 12 – 1 p.m.; Greene Poetry Room Wolfgram Library
  • Public Stargazing; 7 – 8 p.m.; Kirkbride Hall Observatory

Athletics Update:

Friday, October 27, 2017

In the News:

  • Widener Study Looks to Solve Problem for People with Prosthetic Limbs – Pivot Today (10/27 – Story about Assistant Professor Dr. Jonathan Akins receiving a grant to support research)
  • N. Korean Debt to Sweden Remains Unpaid After Four Decades – Voice of America (10/27 – Professor Dr. Hamid Zangeneh provided expert commentary. The article also appeared in the New Delhi Times.)
  • Fight against gun violence may get $500G boost – Delaware County Daily Times (10/26 – Story mentions a survey being conducted by Widener School of Nursing students)

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Engineering Mini-Camp for High School Seniors; 8:15 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.; Kirkbride Hall
  • “Strut Your Mutt” Dog Costume Contest; 4 p.m.; Memorial Field

Events on Main Campus Saturday:

  • International Club Halloween Party; 8 – 11 p.m.; University Center Webb Room
  • Widener Day Open House; 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.; Alumni Auditorium
  • Nursing Workshop for High School Students; 1 – 3 p.m.; Founders Hall
  • Women’s Soccer vs. Lebanon Valley; 2:30 p.m.; Home
  • Men’s Soccer vs. Lebanon Valley; 5 p.m.; Home

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus Saturday:

  • SBA Halloween Party at Mulligan’s; 9 p.m. – 12 a.m.; Mulligan’s, 17 North Second Street, Harrisburg

Athletics Update:

Thursday, October, 26, 2017

In the News:

  • New presidents or provosts: Eastern Wyoming College, Jefferson Community College, Oakland U, Tompkins Cortland CC, U of Charleston, Widener U — Inside Higher Ed (10/26 — News item announcing Provost Dale Scalise-Smith)
  • Medicare graduate nurse education demonstration increases primary care workforce – Health Medicine Network (10/24 – The Widener University School of Nursing participated)
  • In age of technology addiction, we are servants of our smartphones: Dialogue Delaware — Delawareonline.com (10/26 — OPED by Associate Professor Dwight DeWerth-Pallmeyer)
  • Supreme Court candidates debate judicial ethics, gift policy — USNews.com (10/25 additional coverage of Pennsylvania Supreme Court debate held at Commonwealth Law School)
  • Five seek four seats on Pottsgrove School Board — The Mercury online (10/25 — Associate Professor Emeritus Charles Nippert is seeking election)

Alumni News:

News releases:

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Field Hockey vs. Arcadia; 7 p.m.; Home
  • Creating Flannery O’Connor; 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.; University Center Room A
  • Leadership Workshop; 4 – 5 p.m; University Center Webb Room

Events on Delaware Law Campus Today:

  • Faculty Meeting; 12 – 2 p.m.; Delaware Law
  • Dress for Success Fashion Show; 1 – 2 p.m.; Student Lounge
  • Moot Court DiBona Competition Quarter Final Rounds; 5 – 8 p.m.; Delaware Law
  • Professional Speed Networking – Barristers’ Club; 5 – 6 p.m.; Delaware Law

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus Today:

  • Lunch and Learn: The School to Prison Pipeline and How You Can Make a Difference; 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.; The Pit

Athletics Update:

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

In the News:

  • J&J Wins Battle Against $417M Talc Award, But War Not Over – Law 360 (10/23 – Jean Eggen, distinguished emeritus professor at Delaware Law School, provided expert commentary)
  • Study aims to solve a prostheses problem: sweat – Stars and Stripes (10/24 – Repost of the article about Assistant Professor Dr. Jonathan Akins receiving a grant to support research. The article also appeared on Page A2 of the Philadelphia Inquirer on Wednesday.)
  • Annual community computer clean-up held by Widener – The Spirit (10/25 – Story about Widener’s Computer Science Department hosting Community Tech Day on Oct. 21)
  • Supreme Court candidates face off with election 2 weeks away – Bradenton Herald (10/25 – Associated Press story on a candidates forum held at Commonwealth Law. Similar stories appeared on WITF, as well as WHTM’s (ABC) and WGAL’s (NBC)  broadcast.)

Alumni News:

  • Kathryn D. Keithley, Psy.D. Recognized as a Professional of the Year by Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide Publication – Biz Wire Express (10/25 – Kathryn Keithley obtained a doctor of psychology from Widener in 1994)

Homepage Feature Story:

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • First-Year Common Experience Roundtable; 12 – 1 p.m.; University Center Webb Room
  • CSA Pit Stop; 12 – 1 p.m.; University Center Room A
  • Leadership Essentials; 12 – 1 p.m.; University Center Room C

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus Today:

  • Supreme Court/League of Woman Voters of Pennsylvania; 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.; A180
  • Post & Schell Mentoring Event/Sharon Lopez PBA President; 5 – 7 p.m.; The Gallery

Events on Delaware Law Campus Today:

  • Federalist Society Debate: Rod Smolla & Ryan Walsh; 6 – 7 p.m.; Delaware Law

Athletics Update:

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

In the News:

  • Widener study aims to solve a prostheses problem: sweat – Philadelphia Inquirer (10/23 – Article about a grant that will support the research of Dr. Jonathan Akins, an assistant professor of biomedical engineering at Widener. Another article appeared on Public Now.)

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Military Academies and ROTC Information Event at Widener University; 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.; Alumni Auditorium
  • Volleyball; 7 p.m.; Home

Events on Delaware Law Campus Today:

  • Interviewing Workshop; 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.; Room 126

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus Today:

  • Faculty Meeting; 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.; L201

 

Monday, October 23, 2017

In the News:

  • Best of the Bar: 40 of the top legal minds in Greater Philadelphia – Philadelphia Business Journal (10/19 – Delaware Law School Dean Rod Smolla was a judge for the contest*)
  • Delaware prison murder trial may cost state much more than money – The News Journal (10/21 – Delaware Law School Professor Judith Ritter was quoted)
  • Widener social work clinic receives $600G-plus grant – Delaware County Daily Times (10/22 – Story about the Center for Social Work Education’s Clinical Services for Vulnerable Adults clinic receiving a grant)

News releases:

Events at Main Campus Today:

  • Philadelphia Speaker Series – Jeffrey Toobin; 8 – 9 p.m.; Kimmel Center in Philadelphia

Events at Commonwealth Law Today:

  • Criminal Justice Reform with Secretary John Wetzel; 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.; L203

Athletics Update:

*This article is available by online subscription only, as there is a pay wall on the site.

Friday, October 20, 2017

In the News:

  • Could Weinstein Accusations Lead to Delaware Derivative Litigation? – Law.com (10/18 – Delaware Law Professor Lawrence Hamermesh provided expert commentary. A similar story quoting Hamermesh also appeared on Law Newz.)
  • Bail set at $2.1 million for Maryland office park shooting suspect Radee Prince – WPVI-TV (ABC) (10/18 – Romie Griesmer, a supervising attorney and lecturer at law at Delaware Law School, was interviewed for a segment that aired during the 6 p.m. broadcast. The replay is available online.)
  • Delco Recognizes Disability Employment Awareness Month – Patch (10/19 – David Perry, a member of the dining hall staff at The Café at Widener University, was honored)
  • Joe Biden urges the Left to respect free speech: ‘Liberals have very short memories’ – Washington Examiner (10/19 – Joe Biden mentions his time teaching at Delaware Law)

Alumni News:

  • Barry Jacobs, a graduate of Widener’s clinical psychology doctoral program, will appear as an expert on the Dr. Phil Show on KYW-TV (CBS) at 4 p.m. Friday.
  • Trial By Jury puts audiences in the public policy driver’s seat, provoking unexpected conclusions – The Argonaut (10/18 – Producer Kyle Bowser is a Delaware Law graduate)
  • Indian American from Texas is running for county judge – News India (10/18 – Juli Mathew is a Delaware Law graduate)

Events on Main Campus Friday:

  • Women’s Volleyball vs. Eastern; Home; 7 p.m.
  • Art Workshop; University Center Room F; 6 – 9 p.m.

Events at Delaware Law Friday:

  • Francis G. Pileggi Distinguished Lecture in Law
    • Lecture; Hotel DuPont in Wilmington; 8 a.m.
    • Encore presentation; Delaware Law; 11 a.m.

Events on Main Campus Saturday:

  • Community Tech Day; University Center; 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Women’s Soccer vs. Alvernia; Home; 2:30 p.m.
  • Men’s Soccer vs. Alvernia; Home; 5:00 p.m.

Events at Commonwealth Law Saturday:

  • Trial Advocacy/New Member Workshop; L205 & L206; 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Thursday, October 19, 2017

In the News:

  • Widener’s Montrell Hicks-Taylor puts safety first – Philadelphia Inquirer (10/18 – Story about Montrell Hicks-Taylor, a Widener graduate student, full-time campus safety officer and football player)
  • J&J Asbestos Trial A New Front In Talc Litigation – Law360 (10/17 – Article quotes Jean Eggen, distinguished emeritus professor at Delaware Law School)

Press Releases:

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Hunger Banquet; Lathem Hall; 5:30 – 7 p.m.
  • Resume Clinic; Wolfgram Library Classroom, Main Floor; 4 – 6 p.m.

Events at Commonwealth Law:

  • BLSA/Internship Workshop; L201; 4 – 6 p.m.
  • Federal Bar Association Panel & Reception; A180/Reception in Gallery; 4 – 6 p.m.

Athletics Update:

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

In the News:

  • Review of Saskatoon’s unfounded sexual assaults released – CBC News (10/17 – Associate Professor Shana Maier was quoted)

Events for Main Campus Today:

  • Fall 2017 Bistro Dinner Series; 5 – 6:30 p.m.; Marriott Dining Room
  • Frat & Sorority Life Speaker Series; 7 – 8 p.m.; Alumni Auditorium
  • Lunch Break Build: Braided Rug Making; 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.; Chester Made Makerspace, 511 Avenue of the States, Chester

Athletics Update: