Monday, August 19, 2019

In the News:

Why do car insurance rates (and even providers) vary so much from state to state?
WalletHub
April 8, 2019
The results of WalletHub’s 2019 Car Insurance Survey featured car insurance expert Christopher J. Robinette, Widener Commonwealth Law Professor, on why rates vary across the states.

Newton Area Alumni Earn Degrees and Accolades on their College Campus
Tap Into Newton
August 15, 2019
Michael Savarese, a robotics engineering major, earned dean’s list for the spring semester.

Why is Halloween starting in the summer?
Vox
August 16, 2019
A look at why some stores are already preparing for Halloween season, Ross Steinman, psychology professor, explains that the fall holiday is a welcomed symbol of a return to normalcy and routine for many. This article also appeared in Arab Media.

Public Stargazing Sessions to Resume at Widener
Chester Matters Blog
August 17, 2019
The Widener Observatory will resume its public stargazing sessions on Friday, Sept. 6 at 8 p.m. Full stargazing schedule is available in the article.

Delaware County Daily Time
August 18, 2019
PennDOT plans to reopen the ramp from southbound Interstate 95 to Chestnut Street (Exit 6) in Chester from 2 p.m. August 19, to 9 a.m. August 26 to accommodate Widener University student move-in activities.

Events on All Widener Campuses this Week:

  • School Supply Drive to benefit the Widener Partnership Charter School; all day; All Widener campuses
    • All Widener faculty and staff are invited to participate in the School Supply Drive to support students at the Widener Partnership Charter School. Supply collection bins will be available on all three campuses — in The Pit at Commonwealth Law, Main Street at Delaware Law, and in the Wolgram Library, University Center, Old Main and all academic buildings on Main Campus — until Thursday, August 29. Our colleagues at WPCS have requested school supplies for the upcoming year from backpacks and lunch bags, pencils and markers, to winter accessories and coats.