Thursday, November 15, 2018

In the News:

Widener University: Dr. Virginia Brabender Publishes Textbook on Group Psychotherapy
Targeted News Service
November 14, 2018
Virginia Brabender, a professor in the Institute for Graduate Clinical Psychology, co-authored a new book that outlines the six therapy models that can be used to treat individuals in facilities that offer short-term group psychotherapy.

Lawyers’ Statements Defamed Litigant in Del. Battle Over Software Co., Law Dean Argues to NY Court
Delaware Law Weekly
November 14, 2018
Article features Delaware Law Dean Rod Smolla.

College students stretch beyond the classroom for a lesson on real-world poverty
KYW Newsradio
November 14, 2018
A radio and print story on the Widener poverty simulation features interviews with event student organizers Andrew Proctor and Yesha Patel as well as Dawn Ferry, director of the Center for Nursing Simulation and Computerized Testing.

Widener students get a taste of poverty
Delaware County Daily Times
November 15, 2018
Story on Tuesday’s poverty simulation event featuring Assistant Dean for Civic Engagement Gretchen Mielke, first-time participating students Joe Lofton, Grace Chambers, Vanessa Lista and Tyler White, and student organizer Laya Manoj.

Everyday violence, ‘feelings of hopelessness’
Black News Zone
November 15, 2018
A new narrative inquiry study led by Mary Francis, assistant professor of nursing, identified underlying themes faced by victims of gun violence.

Athletic Update:

Events on Widener Law Commonwealth:

  • The Harrisburg campus is closed today due to inclement weather

Events on Delaware Law Campus today:

  • Faculty Meeting: 12 – 1 p.m.; TBD
  • BLSA Professionalism Week – Panel of Alumni; 5:30 – 7 p.m.; TBD