Monday, July 16, 2018

In the News:

Tips From The Top: One On One With Dr. Julie Wollman, President of Widener University
Thrive Global
July 15, 2018
President Julie Wollman is featured in the latest Lessons in Leadership series where she discussed her experience and advice for readers.

Center for Community Change Elevates New President; Education Leader Departs Chan Zuckerberg
The Chronicle of Philanthropy
July 13, 2018
Article announces that Theresa Travis has joined Widener University as its vice president for university advancement.

Great Colleges to Work For 2018
The Chronicle of Higher Education
July 15, 2018
Widener is recognized on the 2018 Great Colleges to Work For list compiled by ModernThink LLC for The Chronicle. The list includes a statement by President Julie Wollman reflecting on the achievement.

Local legal expert says Pres. Trump’s nominee could case “tectonic shift” on Supreme Court
The Green Podcast
July 13, 2018
Delaware Law Dean Rod Smolla spoke on the air about Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and how his presence on the bench could impact rulings on various topics such as same sex marriage, reproductive rights and affirmative action. Dean Smolla’s interview is also featured on WDDE 91.1 FM radio.

J&J’s $4.69 Billion Talc Verdict May Open Floodgates to Suits
Bloomberg
July 13, 2018
Jean Eggen, Distinguished Professor Emerita of Law at Delaware Law, is quoted after a jury ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $4.69 billion to 22 women who say that their ovarian cancer was caused by asbestos in its talc products. Eggen is also quoted in additional articles featured in The LA Times, TIME and Yahoo!News.

On Campus: Williamson student places in national skills event
Delaware County Daily Times
July 15, 2018
This roundup article highlights the National Science Foundation EAGER grant awarded to Dipendu Saha, assistant professor of chemical engineering, the recent student trip to Consortium of Agro-ecological Research and Education for Sustainability for the 21st Century (CARES21) facility, the appointment of Theresa Travis as Widener’s vice president of advancement, and the arrival of Deb Morley as the director of the Wolfgram Memorial Library.

This Week in Pennsylvania
ABC 27 News
July 15, 2018
Commonwealth Law Professor Michael Dimino was a guest appearance on the show and spoke how reactions and expectations for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

Alumni News:

Senior-level hires and promotions for the week of July 16, 2018
Miami Herald
July 16, 2018
Widener graduate Alexander Brown has been named executive vice president dedicated to tenant representation at Colliers International South Florida.

Athletics Update:

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Business Summer Camp; 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.; Main Campus