Friday, October 31, 2014

Coming up: 

  • Today: The U.S. Senate debate that was held Wednesday at the School of Law’s Delaware Campus will appear on WHYY-TV at 5 p.m and 11 p.m.
  • Saturday: Dr. Shana Maier, associate professor and director of the Master’s in Criminal Justice Program, will appear on And Another Thing with Larry Mendte on MeTV KJWP, regarding her new book, during the evening broadcast at 7 p.m., as well as the morning broadcast on Sunday 11/2 at 9 a.m.

In the News:

  • Chester gets $750G grant to install dozens of security cameras – Delaware County Daily Times (10/31 – President James T. Harris III was quoted in this story on a grant the university is supporting. A similar story on PennDot’s funding also appeared) 
  • Route 40 Killer Remains an Enigma After Being Convicted 25 Years Ago – Delaware Today (10/30 – Law Professor Lawrence Hamermesh was mentioned) 
  • The Tornoe Spin: Kevin Wade – Fear and Ebola – WHYY Newsworks (10/30 – Mention of the U.S. Senate Debate held at Widener School of Law, Delaware Campus

News Releases:

Events on Main Campus this Saturday:

  • Men’s and Women’s Swimming vs. Albright College; 1 p.m.; Home
  • Football vs. Stevenson University; 1 p.m.; Home

Athletic Update:

 

Thursday, October 30, 2014

In the News:

  • US Senate candidates face off on ISIS, health care – The News Journal and WDEL-AM (10/29 – Stories on the U.S. Senate debate that was held Wednesday at the School of Law’s Delaware Campus. A similar story appeared on WPVI-TV (ABC))
  • Students map out a bright future in the Philadelphia area’s excellent private high schools – Suburban Life/Philadelphia Life Magazine (A mention of the partnership Widener’s School of Engineering has with Bishop Shanahan High School) 
  • Abruzzese Delco hosts 23rd annual dinner dance – Delaware County Daily Times (10/29 – Jamie Sellari, a junior nursing major who is minoring in Italian, received an achievement award from Thomas Benedetti, associate professor of Italian and Spanish)

News Releases:

Events happening today:

  • Wine and Cheese Reception to Celebrate the New Art Gallery; 4 p.m.; Harrisburg Campus, Administration Building, The Gallery
  •  Women’s Volleyball vs. Albright College; 7 p.m.; Main Campus

Athletic Update:

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

In the News:

  • Law Professor John Culhane appeared on 1150 AM WDEL yesterday afternoon (10/28) to discuss quarantine for doctors and nurses returning from caring for Ebola patients abroad.
  • Happy Birthday, Jonas Salk! Google Doodle Honors Scientist Known for Polio Vaccine – Science World Report (10/28 – Law Professor John Dernbach will participate in a symposium marking the birthday of Jonas Salk)

News Releases:

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Pizza and Journalism Movie Night; 5:15 p.m.; Freedom Hall

Athletic Update:

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

In the News:

  • 2014 Elections Paint Gruesome Future For Republican Party – Mint Press News (10/27 – Michael Dimino, Sr., associate professor of law, provided expert commentary) 
  • Delco Tutor Program Teams Students – Philadelphia Inquirer (10/28 – News of a new tutoring program that partners Widener students with students from Camelot Education’s Chester Transitional School; The program was created by two Widener faculty members, DrMimi Staulters, an assistant professor of special education, and Dr. Nancy Blank, a professor of criminal justice.)
  • Overall Pennsylvania Bar-Passage Rate for July Dipped – The Legal Intelligencer (10/28)

News Releases:

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Lunch Series; 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.; Marriott Dining Room
  • Field Hockey vs. Alvernia University; 6 p.m.; Home

 

Monday, October 27, 2014

Coming up:

  • Today: The Pennsylvania Cable Network will broadcast the Dean’s Diversity Forum, which was recently held on the Harrisburg Campus, at 10 a.m.

In the News:

  • A growing force in Pa.: Independent voters – The Philadelphia Inquirer (10/27 – Wes Leckrone, associate professor of political science, provided expert commentary) 
  • Shareholders, Disarmed by a Delaware Court – The New York Times (10/26 - Lawrence Hamermesh, professor of law, provided expert commentary) 
  • Symposium on Jonas Salk focuses on his work in sustainability – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (10/26 – Law Professor John Dernbach will speak at the symposium)
  • Pa. Supreme Court in ‘sad state’ as scandals tarnish reputation – The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (10/26 – Wes Leckrone, associate professor of political science, provided expert commentary) 
  • Jayne Thompson’s “Letters to My Younger Self: An Anthology of Writings by Incarcerated Men at S.C.I. Graterford” – WHYY Radio Times (10/24 – Interview with Jayne Thompson, senior lecturer of English and creative writing, about her recent book)
  • Camelot Chester Partners with Widener University, Diakon Services to Increase Literacy among At-Risk Youth – Ms. Bee: The Good News Blog (10/23) 

Events on Main Campus today:

  •  Guest Lecture with Scott Alcott, CIO of Comcast; 11 a.m.; Freedom Hall Theater
  • President’s Lecture with Dr. Scott Van Bramer; 12 p.m.; Lathem Hall
  • Stargazing; 7–8 p.m.; Widener Observatory

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