Tuesday, January 2, 2018

In the News:

  • ‘Our kids were just so ungrateful’: Why some families are boycotting presents this year – The Washington Post (12/22 – Ross Steinman, professor of consumer psychology, is quoted on the recent cultural shift away from holiday gift giving. This article also appeared in The Houston Chronicle, The News Times, and TFI Daily News.)
  • Who’s News – The Daily Journal (12/22 – This article features two Widener students, Samantha Zarankin and Kristina Taguwa, for receiving leadership certificates from Widener’s Oksin Leadership Institute. Additional coverage of the Oskin Leadership Awards was published on the Reading Eagle.)
  • 7 Food-Related Phrases You Should Ban From Your Vocabulary This Month (and Forever) – Self Magazine (12/23 – This article is written by Melissa A. Fabello, a doctoral candidate in Widener’s Human Sexuality Studies program)
  • Guest Column: The best gift this season is to put down the cell phone – Delaware County Daily Times(12/ 24 – Dwight DeWerth-Pallmeyer, associate professor of communication studies and digital media informatics, authored this opinion editorial)
  • Princeton University joins trend to move ‘kink’ out of the shadows – Colleges and Universities (12/29 – William R. Stayton, professor emeritus at Widener University and past director of the school’s center for human sexuality studies, is quoted)

Alumni News:

  • Ocean City Man Sworn In As Cape May County Prosecutor – Cape May County Herald (12/22 – Widener School of Law graduate, Jeffrey H. Sutherland, was sworn in as Cape May Prosecutor. This announcement was also shared on the Ocean City Patch.)
  • Taylor Named 2018 Superintendent of Year – Cape May County Herald (12/27 – Widener graduate, Kathleen W. Taylor, received the New Jersey Superintendent of the Year Award)
  • Lower Nazareth picks new township manager – Allentown Morning Call (12/29 – Lori A. Stauffer, a Commonwealth Law graduate, was recently appointed as manager of Lower Nazareth Township. This story also ran in Lehigh Valley Live.)

Athletic Update: