Wednesday, April 25, 2018

In the News:

  • What Can You Do with a Degree in Sexology? – VICE (4/24 – VICE spoke with Widener sexology students Kimberly Huggins, Crystal Reed, Jessica Sanchez, and Kelly Conroy in the Master of Human Sexuality Studies program to discuss the professional prospects associated with this degree)
  • Facing the music: How dating violence is normalized in the media – The Review (4/24 – Article features Widener doctoral candidate in Human Sexuality Studies Melissa Fabello)

Alumni News:

  • Todd Weinman to lead new University Counseling Center – College and University (4/24 – Widener graduate Todd Weinman has been named director of the new University Counseling Center at Vanderbilt)
  • Duty, honor, country: Port Allegany native Angell takes West Point position – The Bradford Era (4/24 – Widener Law graduate Cory Angell is the new civilian director of communications for the U.S. Army Garrison West Point)

Homepage Feature Story:

Press Releases:

Athletics Update:

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Commencement Information Session; 3:30 – 5 p.m.; Founders Hall, Room 109
  • Baseball vs. Elizabethtown; 4 p.m.; Home
  • Spring 2018 Themed Dinner Series; 5 – 6:30 p.m.; J. Willard & Alice S. Marriott Dining Room

Events on Delaware Law Campus today:

  • Phi Alpha Delta March of Dimes Collection; 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Main Street
  • Legal Methods II Oral Arguments; 6 – 8:30 p.m.; Delaware Law Campus

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

In the News:

  • Why It’s Important to Protect Space for ‘the Thought We Hate’ – The Chronicle of Higher Education (4/23 – This Chronicle produced segment from SXSWedu features President Julie Wollman and Jeffrey Rosen, president of the National Constitution Center, discussing how education can help people understand First Amendment rights in an age of incivility)
  • Today in History: April 24 – Delaware County Daily Times (4/24 – On this day in 1943, a junior PMC student was sent to the hospital with meningitis and all PMC students, faculty and employees were in a two week quarantine)
  • Chester’s cultural corridor a big step in right direction – Delaware County Daily Times (4/24 – This guest column about Chester’s developing culture and arts sector featured online and in today’s paper refers to Widener as an anchor institution in Chester)

Alumni News:

  • National Lifeline Association Welcomes New Legal Counsel – Bezinga (4/20 – Delaware Law graduate Maheen Cook is the new legal counsel for The National Lifeline Association)
  • Wittmann-Price honored as Francis Marion distinguished professor – SC Now (4/20 – Dr. Ruth Wittmann-Price, a Widener graduate and Dean of the Francis Marion University School of Health Sciences, was named FMU’s J. Lorin Mason Distinguished Professor)
  • Republican Bernards Twp. Committee Candidates to Kick Off Campaigns on April 28 – Tap Into Basking Ridge (4/22 – Township Committee candidate John Surano is a Widener alumnus)
  • Delco Athletes Hall of Fame: Piela always sent a signal when he scored – Delaware County Daily Times (4/24 – This story online and in today’s paper recognizes members of the 2018 Class of Inductees for the Delaware County Athletes Hall of Fame, including former Widener athletes Joe Piela and Dave Kasarsky)

Athletics Update:

Events on Main Campus today:

  • The Widener Ink Drop Party; 4 – 5 p.m.; University Center, Room G
  • Men’s Lacrosse vs. Albright; 7 p.m.; Home

Events on Delaware Law Campus today:

  • Phi Alpha Delta March of Dimes Collection; 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Main Street

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus today:

  • L&G Graduation Luncheon; 12 – 1:30 p.m.; Millworks, 340 Verbeke Street, Harrisburg
  • WJLER Interest Meeting; 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.; L203; and 5 – 6 p.m.; L205
  • Dean’s Pizza in the Pit; 5 – 6 p.m.; The Pit

Monday, April 23, 2018

In the News: 

  • Legal Aid Groups Tout Study Showing Economic Benefits to State — Delaware Law Weekly (4/20 — Delaware Law School Professor Emeritus Robert Hayman is mentioned in this news story)
  • Community Briefs: Enjoy night out to benefit Western Delco communities June 14 — DelcoTimes.com (4/22 — News item on Pennsylvania Department of Health workshop “Bringing Awareness to Disparities”  happening in University Center on 4/25)
  • Community: Learn about early education career opportunities May 3 — DelcoTimes.com (4/21 — News item on Crozer-Keystone Health System’s information sessions being done in partnership with Widener University)

Alumni News:

  • Peach Bottom Rep. Bryan Cutler could have a real shot at House majority leader — LancasterOnline (4/22 — Pennsylvania Rep. Bryan Cutler is a graduate of Delaware Law School)
  • New Ridley Park manager pick stirs controversy — DelcoTimes.com (4/23 — 2017 alumnus Richard Tutak Jr. is named manager of Ridley Park)

Athletics Update:

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Baseball vs. Cabrini; 4 p.m.; Home
  • Public stargazing; 8:30 to 9:30 p.m.; Widener Observatory, Kirkbride Hall

Events at Commonwealth Law School today:

  • Financial aid exit counseling; 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. or 5 to 6 p.m.; L203, law classroom building

Events on Delaware Law campus today:

  • Phi Alpha Delta March of Dimes Collection; 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Main Street

Friday, April 20, 2018

In the News:

  • Abstinence-Only Sex Ed Rears Its Head in the Trump Administration: Here’s What We Should Do to Stop It – The Body (4/19 – Article quotes Javontae Lee Williams, an applied research scientist, and references an initiative underway in the Widener Center for Human Sexuality Studies)
  • Seniors meet at speed-friending event – Philadelphia Gay News (4/19 – Widener and William Way hosted a networking event for older members of the LGBT community in and around Philadelphia. Article quotes Robin Goldberg-Glen, associate professor in the Center for Social Work Education, and Toni Jackson, a senior in Widener’s MSW program.)
  • Democrats and Republicans join forces in Harrisburg to tackle climate change; introduce groundbreaking legislation – Buck Local News (4/19 – Commonwealth Law Professor Donald Brown is quoted in support of the legislation)

Athletics Update:

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Men’s Outdoor Track & Field vs. Widener Invitational; 3 p.m.; Home
  • Women’s Outdoor Track & Field vs. Widener Invitational; 3 p.m.; Home
  • Chester’s Underground History: Myth and Reality; 6 – 8 p.m.; MJ Freed Theater, 515 Avenue of the States, Chester

Events on Delaware Law Campus Today:

  • Phi Alpha Delta March of Dimes Collection; 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Main Street

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus Today:

  • Student Recognition Banquet; 6 – 9 p.m.; Best Western Premier/the Central Hotel Harrisburg, Central A Ballroom, 800 East Park Drive, Harrisburg

Events this Weekend for Main Campus:

  • Archaeology and Identity: Connecting People and Things; Saturday @ 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.; MJ Freed Theater, 515 Avenue of the States, Chester
  • Baseball vs. Albright (DH); Saturday @ 12 p.m.; Home
  • Softball vs. Lycoming (DH); Saturday @ 12 p.m.; Home
  • Library and Information Sciences Panel; Saturday @ 1 – 2 p.m.; University Center, Room A
  • Women’s Lacrosse vs. Lebanon Valley; Saturday @ 1 p.m.; Home
  • Lone Brick Theatre: Psycho Beach Party; Saturday @ 2 -3 p.m.; Alumni Auditorium
  • Men’s Outdoor Track & Field vs. Widener Invitational; Saturday @ 3 p.m.; Home
  • Women’s Outdoor Track & Field vs. Widener Invitational; Saturday @ 3 p.m.; Home
  • Softball vs. Lycoming (DH); Saturday @ 3 p.m.; Home
  • Baseball vs. Albright (DH); Saturday @ 3 p.m.; Home
  • A Celebration of the Arts; Sunday @ 3- 4 p.m.; Kapelski Recital Hall LC1
  • Lone Brick Theatre: Psycho Beach Party; Sunday @ 7 – 8 p.m.; Alumni Auditorium

 

Thursday, April 19, 2018

In the News:

  • Rabb, Murt Bill Targets 100% Renewables by 2050 – Philadelphia Public Record (4/18 – Donald Brown, a sustainable ethics and law professor at Widener Commonwealth Law, vocalized support for a new bipartisan bill that aims to transition the commonwealth to 100% renewable energy by 2050. The story also appeared in the PA Environment Digest Blog.)

Press Releases:

Athletics Update:

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Industry and Sustainability Panel; 12:30 – 2 p.m.; University Center, Webb Room
  • Tree Planting; 2 – 5 p.m.; Green space between Wolfgram Library and Kapelski Hall
  • Student Leadership Awards; 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.; Lathem Hall
  • Widener Football Spring Jamboree; 6:15 p.m.; Quick Stadium

Events on Delaware Law Campus Today:

  • Phi Alpha Delta March of Dimes Collection; 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Main Street
  • Domestic Violence Awareness Info Table; 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Main Street

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus Today:

  • Lunch & Learn: US Air Force Jag; 12 – 1 p.m.; CDO Office
  • Women’s Law Caucus: Human Trafficking; 5- 6 p.m.; L206