Wednesday, April 23, 2014

In the News:

  • New Study: Teen Girls Report Sexual Violence as Normal – Shape magazine (4/22 – Dr. Betsy Crane, professor of human sexuality, provided expert commentary. This story also appeared on BeforeIt’sNews.com
  • Sexuality Matters: The masculine man – is he more than just a sexual beast? – News of Delaware County (4/22 – Monthly column by a student in the human sexuality program. This month’s column was written by Lauren Wesley)
  • Sex Ed in Small Doses – Psychology Today (4/19 – Column on self confidence and self-esteem by Dr. Melanie Davis, co-president of the Sexuality & Aging Consortium at Widener University) 
  • 2014 APICS Student Scholarship Awarded to Widener University Student – APICS.org (Justin Kohli, ’15, was recognized as an outstanding Operations Management student in the School of Business Administration

News Releases: 

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Faculty and Staff Appreciation Reception: An opportunity to thank those who gave to Widener this year; 2 p.m.-3:30 p.m.; Freedom Hall
  • Hospitality Dinner Series: Florida Restaurants (SOLD OUT); 5:30 – 7 p.m.; Marriott Dining Room
  • Women’s Lacrosse vs. Lebanon Valley College; 7 p.m.; Home

Athletic Update:

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

In the News:

  • As Delaware riverkeeper, van Rossum uses the law – The Philadelphia Inquirer (4/22 – James May, professor of law, and director of the Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic at the School of Law, was quoted)
  • The Philadelphia Speaker Series sponsored by Widener University was featured on the evening news broadcast on WPHL-TV. Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter gave a proclamation and recognized President James T. Harris III for his support of the program.
  • Freedom-of-Speech on Public Issues at Stake – The Philadelphia Tribune (4/21 – Mention of the  School of Law’s Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic)
  • With Honors – Press of Atlantic City (4/21 – Mention of two students recognized during honors week) 
  • Incentives for Italian language students and a chance to get a free lesson June 1 – Delaware County News Network (4/19 – Widener University was mentioned) 
  • Pennsylvania sting scouted private liquor store sites – The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (4/18 – Wes Leckone, associate professor of political science, provided expert commentary) 
  • The Annual Easter Egg Hunt hosted by the Child Development Center was featured during the evening news broadcast on WCAU-TV (NBC).

News Releases:

Events on Main Campus today: 

  • Hospitality Luncheon Series; 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.; Marriott Dining Room
  • Softball vs. Alvernia University; 4 p.m. & 5:45 p.m.;  Home

Monday, April 21, 2014

In the News:

  • PowerPoint ‘murder’ slide’s legality argued – News Journal (4/21 – Law Professor Jules Epstein was quoted*) 
  • Truth police a dangerous direction – News Journal (4/20 – An op-ed written by Alan Garfield, distinguished professor of law*) 
  • Harrah’s Philadelphia Casino & Racetrack faces hefty tax bills – The Philadelphia Inquirer (4/20 – Widener University’s Technology Park was mentioned) 
  • Running out of retirement money? What to do – MSN Money (4/18 -  Kenn Tacchino, professor of taxation and financial planning, was quoted in this story from U.S. News & World  Report)
  • Carlton student honored – Pine Journal (4/18 – Mention of Mary Halbur, a senior history major who attended the eastern regional conference of Phi Alpha Theta, History Honors Society)
  • 2014 State of Delaware County – Media Patch (4/17 – Mention of a seminar held at the Widener University Small Business Development Center)

News Releases:

Events on Main Campus r near today:

  • Philadelphia Speakers Series; 8–9 p.m.; The Kimmel Center
  • Stargazing; 8:30–9:30 p.m.; Widener Observatory

Athletic Update:

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, April 17, 2014

In the News:

  • Report: Hollywood film writers still white guy club – FOXNews.com (4/16 – Dwight DeWerth-Pallmeyer, director of communication studies, provided expert commentary)
  • Widener Law prof John Culhane saw Northwestern NLRB ruling coming but sees a long road ahead – The Patriot-News (4/16 – Story featuring expert commentary from Law Professor John Culhane)
  • How to Fix Baseball’s Replay Mess – Slate (4/16 – Column post by Law Professor John Culhane
  • Former Harrisburg receiver part of program on municipal financial distress - Central Pennsylvania Business Journal (4/16 - Story on the municipal distress symposium hosted at the School of Law on the Harrisburg Campus.  A similar story also appeared in The Patriot-News
  • Out & About: A Status Report On Civilization’s Most Challenging Ethical Problem: Climate Change – New York Press (4/15 – Mention of upcoming talk by Donald Brown, scholar in residence for sustainability ethics and law at Widener’s Environmental Law Center)

News Releases:

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Child Development Center Easter Egg Hunt; 11 a.m.; Old Main Lawn
  • Baseball vs. Elizabethtown College; 3:30 p.m.; Home
  • Softball vs. Hood College; 4 p.m. & 5:45 p.m.; Home
  • Marking the Great War at Widener: Reading Group; 4–5 p.m.; Kapelski 139
  • Women’s Lacrosse vs. Stevenson University; 7 p.m.; Home

Events on Main Campus Friday: Spring Holiday 

  •  Widener Invitational for Track & Field; 2 p.m.

Events on Main Campus Saturday: 

  • Widener Invitational for Track & Field; 9 a.m.

Athletic Update:

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

In the News:

  • Unkovic: Bond System Unfair to Issuers – The Bond Buyer (4/15- Story on the municipal distress symposium hosted at the School of Law on the Harrisburg Campus.  A similar story was also posted on Roxbury News)
  • Media Fellowship House offers scholarship – Delaware County Daily Times (4/15 – Mention of the College Access Center at Widener University) 
  • 9 ways pre-retirees crash their retirement – MarketWatch, a Wall Street Journal blog (4/14 – Column post by Kenn Tacchino, professor of taxation and financial planning) 
  • Inside Democrats’ Plan to Oust Pennsylvania’s Governor – National Journal (4/14 - Story on the Democratic governor debate, which was held at the School of Law’s Harrisburg Campus)

Events on the Delaware Campus today:

  • Delaware Supreme Court hears oral arguments; 10 a.m.–12 p.m.;  Ruby R. Vale Moot Courtroom

Events on Main Campus today:

  • SBDC Seminar: First Steps; 6–9 p.m.; Widener SBDC
  • Hospitality Dinner Series: French Kitchen (SOLD OUT): 5:30-7 p.m.; Marriott Dining Room