Friday, August 16, 2013

In the news:

  • Peltz amasses a $1.25 B stake in DuPont – The News Journal (8/16 – Lawrence Hamermesh, professor of law, provided expert commentary*)
  • Navigator grant awarded for Delaware health reform – The Philadelphia Inquirer (8/15 – This Associated Press story mentions Priscilla Chatman, a graduate of Widener Law. This story appeared in a number of outlets)

News Releases:

Widener Magazine Blog:

*This article is available by online subscription only, as there is now a pay wall on the site allowing only a certain amount of views. 

Thursday, August 15, 2013

In the news:

  • Coffee klatch grows into eco-friendly brew business – The Philadelphia Inquirer (8/15 – Feature story in the Food Section on the partnership with Widener University and Golden Valley Farms and the creation of WUBrew. The story features quotes from Stephen Madigosky, professor of environmental science, and two students)
  • Peltz reveals DuPont stake – The News Journal (8/15 – Lawrence Hamermesh, professor of law, provided expert commentary)
  • Matt Weidman, director of the Exton Campus, was interviewed on WCHE-AM during the morning broadcast on 8/14 about an upcoming open house and the start of the fall semester for the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
  • New social work director – The Chester Spirit (No link available; see the 8/14 edition for a story on Aisha Hall, the new director of Social Work Counseling Services)
  • Editorials from around Pennsylvania – Associated Press (8/14 – Mention of a comment made by a Widener Law professor. This story also appeared in The News Jersey Herald, Sun Herald, and The Sacramento Bee)

Athletic Update: