Monday, August 12, 2019

In the News:

Esports comes to Widener University
Cheddar
August 8, 2019
Widener Esports Coach Devin Hartnett talks with Cheddar about the university’s new esports program and its future.

United Soccer Coach’s Podcast
August 8, 2019
New head coach of the Widener men’s soccer team, Ross Liberati, who was named to the United Soccer Coaches 30 Under 30, is featured on this episode (55:00) discussing his upcoming inaugural season with the Pride.

PennDot to Reopen I-95 South Ramp to Chestnut Street (Exit 6) Aug. 19-26 in City of Chester, Delaware County
U.S. Fed News
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation will reopen the ramp from southbound Interstate 95 to Chestnut Street (Exit 6) in Chester from 2 p.m. Monday, Aug. 19 to 9 a.m. Monday, Aug. 26 to accommodate Widener’s student move-in activities.

Bayer proposes paying $8 billion to settle Roundup cancer claims
Sentinel Source
August 10, 2019
This article quotes Delaware Law Professor Emerita Jean Eggen on Bayer’s proposal to pay as much as $8 billion to settle more than 18,000 lawsuits alleging its Roundup herbicide causes cancer. The article appeared in many outlets, including Inforum, Daily Heralds, and The Telegraph.

Couple retires after 71 years of dedication to Widener
Delaware County Daily Times
August 11, 2019
Bill and Tracey Swanson retired from Widener University in July after a combined 71 years of service. Bill held a position in the maintenance department’s carpenter shop since 1985, while Tracey served as administrative assistant to the nursing dean since 1991. The article also quotes Dean of Nursing Anne Krouse and Director of Maintenance Carmen Lex.

Building the Robots
Span Magazine
July/August 2019
This article features Widener’s Robotics Engineering program and quotes sophomore Nick Lubeck and Associate Professor Xiaomu Song.

Athletics Update:

@WUWBB to Host Prospect Day Camp on September 22

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus Today:

  • Orientation; 1 – 5:30 p.m.; A180