Friday, January 19, 2018

In the News:

  • Women of the Future – Newsweek (1/18 – Widener doctoral student Lorena Olvera-Moreno is nominated in the “Women of the Future” list, a special nomination series comprised of up-and-coming women seen as trailblazers for the next generation)
  • Dan Connor leaves Archbishop Carroll football for Widener job – The Philadelphia Inquirer (1/19 – This story, featured online and in today’s print edition, announces Dan Connor as the new defensive coordinator for the Widener football team. This story also appeared in today’s print edition of the Delaware County Daily Times.)

Alumni News:

  • Business people: Jan. 18, 2018 – Delaware Business Now (1/18 – The Delaware River and Bay Authority (DRBA) has named Widener graduate M. Earl Ransome, Jr. as a new Commissioner member)
  • Harnessing the sun – Defense Video Imagery Distribution System (1/18 – Widener alumnus, Brian Frymiare, co-authors this article about advancements in solar energy in an effort to power batteries in infrequently used Army vehicles)

Athletics Update:

Events on Main Campus Saturday:

  • Widener Day Open House; 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.; Alumni Auditorium
  • Men’s and Women’s Swimming vs. Arcadia; 1:00 p.m.; Home

Events on Delaware Law Campus Saturday:

  • Delaware Law Review Write-on Competition; 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.; Law Review Office

Thursday, January 18, 2018

In the News:

  • Back Mountain residents in the news – The Dallas Post (1/17 – Widener undergraduate students John Luksic and Elizabeth Kravitz are mentioned for their dean’s list achievement this past fall semester) 
  • Editorial: ‘A Chester Story’ tells the city’s story – Delaware County Daily Times (1/17 – This editorial featured online and in today’s print edition mentions Widener University as an anchor in the community)

Alumni News:

  • Advantage engineers welcomes Chad Brenneman as Director of Human Resources – Seattle PI (1/17 – Chad Brenneman is a Widener University graduate)
  • Governor Carney nominates Samantha Lukoff as Family Court Commissioner – NewsEdge (1/17 – Widener School of Law graduate, Samantha Lukoff, was nominated to serve as a Family Court Commissioner in New Castle County) 
  • Kevin Reid has been reappointed to KingSpry’s Executive committee and other hires and promotions – The Morning Call (1/18 – Commonwealth Law graduate Keely Jac Collins has been named partner at the law firm KingSpry)

Athletics Update:

  • Dizbon, Maloney take on larger roles at Susquehanna, King’s – The Dallas Post (1/17 – Article features a write-up for the recent Widener men’s and women’s swimming meet against Cabrini)
  • Softball Adds Winter Clinic on Feb. 11
  • Men’s Basketball: Arcadia 79, Widener 57
    • Widener loses by large margin to Arcadia, 79-57 – Recap, Box score – HERO Sports (1/18 – Post-game recap of the Widener men’s basketball game against Arcadia)
  • Women’s Basketball: Arcadia 71, Widener 68
    • Arcadia wins close call vs Widener, 71-68 – Recap, Box score – HERO Sports (1/18 – Game summary for the Widener women’s basketball game against Arcadia)
  • Local College Basketball: Ross’ last-second jumper pushes Penn past ’Nova – Delaware County Daily Times (1/18 – Article includes coverage of both the Widener men’s and women’s basketball games)

Press Releases:

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • State Street Reading Series Undergraduate Night; 7 – 9 p.m.; Media Arts Center Gallery

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus Today:

  • LawMeets Volunteer Meeting; 12 – 1 p.m.; L205
  • Student Town Hall; 5 – 6 p.m.; The Pit

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

In the News:

  • How one university is trying to ‘create a space for listening’ – The Chronicle of Higher Education (1/9 – In this video interview, Widener president Julie Wollman discusses the purpose and aspirations for the Common Ground Initiative)
  • Universities in partnership with schools: Strategies for youth development and community renewal. New directions for youth development, Number 122. J–B MHS single issue mental health services – Military Technologies(1/13 – Widener is a featured case study)
  • Case studies for implementing assessment in student affairs. New directions for student services, Number 127. J–B SS single issue student services – Military Technologies (1/13 – Widener is listed as a case study)
  • 11 surprising erectile dysfunction causes – Men’s Health (1/15 – Professor Justin Sitron from the Center for Human Sexuality Studies is quoted explaining how anxiety and depression are the leading psychological causes for dysfunction. This article was also featured in Women’s Health.)
  • TMI’s future/DACA from local perspective – Smart Talk (1/17 – Commonwealth Law Professor Jill Family is featured on today’s program to discuss DACA, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. Professor Family also spoke on the topic with the news podcast 101.3’s This Morning, broadcasting out of Seoul, Republic of Korea.)

Athletics Update:

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus Today:

  • Women’s Law Caucus; 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.; Location TBD

Events on Delaware Law Campus Today:

  • Adjunct Faculty Orientation; 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.; The Barristers’ Club

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

In the News:

  • Wondering what’s happening around town this Winter? Here’s the scoop! – Delco News Town Talk (1/12 – Article promotes the upcoming financial literacy workshop hosted by Widener School of Business Administration on Thursday, Jan. 25 led by Professor Joseph Hargadon, department head for accounting and information management)
  • ABC 6 – Action News 5PM (1/12 – This broadcast news video highlights the Institute for Physical Therapy Education’s MLK Jr. Day Mobility Clinic which visited ten community sites on Friday to clean mobility devices and provide blood pressure screenings)
  • MLK Day: ‘Hoops From the Heart’ a slam dunk in Delco – Delaware County Daily Times (1/13 – The Widener men’s and women’s basketball teams hosted one of four clinics for the “Hoops for the Heart” event which raised more than $114,000 for the Community Action Agency and collected food donations for shelters at the Life Center of Eastern Delaware County)
  • Delaware researchers examine cancer’s effect on siblings – U.S. News and World Report (1/14 – This article, previously highlighted in the daily news briefing, includes Widener student Ali McDonough, who will earn her Ph.D. in psychology this May. This article was also picked up by the West Plains Daily Quill, the Washington Times, and the Kaplan Herald.) 
  • NBC 10 – News at 5pm (1/15 – The “Hoops from the Heart” clinic hosted by the Widener men’s and women’s basketball teams was featured in yesterday’s evening news)
  • ABC 6 – Action News 11pm (1/15 – The 24th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Service hosted by the Widener Black Student Union was featured in last night’s evening news)
  • Editorial: Learning to honor King’s Dream 365 days a year – Delaware County Daily Times (1/16 – This editorial featured in today’s print edition highlights the numerous community service events hosted by Widener)

Athletics Update:

Feature Homepage Story:

Events on Commonwealth Law campus today:

  • CDO Lunch & Learn; 12 – 1:00pm; CDO Office
  • Property Review by Professor Dernbach; 12 – 1:00pm; Room L202
  • BLSA Resume Workshop; 5:30 – 6:30pm; Room L206

Friday, January 12, 2018

In the News:

  • WDEL Afternoon News Radio – No link available (1/11 – Delaware Law Professor Alan Garfield spoke as a guest expert on the topic of President Trump’s ideas on tightening U.S. libel laws)
  • The next millennial trend is suing big oil for destructive climate change – VICE News (1/11 –  Jean Eggen, Distinguished Professor Emerita at Delaware Law, provides her expertise on product liability)
  • YWCA Delaware to host anti-hate group forum – Hockessin Community News (1/11 – Delaware Law Professor and co-founder of the Dignity Rights Project, Erin Daly, will serve on the upcoming panel  “How to Challenge Resurgent Hate Groups”)
  • Pleasantville grads Davenport, Campbell to enter SJ Hoops Hall – Shore News Today (1/11 – Head coach of the Widener men’s basketball team, Chris Carideo, will be inducted into the South Jersey Basketball Hall of Fame)

Alumni News:

  • Libertarian lives outside Pennsylvania congressional district he hopes to represent – Trib Live (1/10 – This article features Drew Miller, a Commonwealth Law graduate and candidate for congressional office )

Athletics Update:

Press Releases:

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Pride Experience III: Spring Orientation; 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.; University Center, Webb Room

Events on Main Campus this weekend

  • Women’s Basketball vs. Hood; Saturday at 1:00 p.m.; Home
  • Men’s Basketball vs. Hood; Saturday at 3:00 p.m.; Home
  • Women and Men’s Swimming vs. Cabrini; Sunday at 1:00 p.m.; Home