Friday, February 27, 2015

In the News:

  • As House looks to dismantle state stores, hybrid system might be option – The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (2/26 – Wes Leckrone, associate professor of political science, provided expert commentary) 
  • Interfaith group holds conference on climate morality – The Philadelphia Tribune (2/27 – Law Professor Donald Brown will lead a workshop)

Athletic Update:

Events on Main Campus Saturday:

  • Men’s Lacrosse vs. Swarthmore College; 12 p.m.; Home
  • Women’s Lacrosse vs. Eastern University; 1 p.m.; Home

Thursday, February 26, 2015

In the News: 

  • Widener Partnership Charter School Accepting Application for Enrollment – Ms. B: The Good News Blog (2/25) 
  • Take a Babymoon! 20 Dreamy Vacation Ideas – FitPregnancy (2/24 – Dr. Sabitha Pillai-Friedman, assistant professor of human sexuality, provided expert commentary) 

Events on the Delaware Campus today:

  • Pizza with Professors talk featuring Distinguished Professor James R. May; 12 p.m.; Main Law Building, Student Lounge

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Faculty/Staff 2015 Giving Campaign Celebration; 3-4:30 p.m.; University Center, Atrium

Athletic Update:

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

In the News: 

  • Retired four-star General named Widener University Board Chair – Delaware County Daily Times (2/25 – John Tilelli Jr., a retired U.S. Army four-star general and a alumnus, was named chair of the university’s board of trustees)
  • Delco’s College Access Center receives another grant – The Philadelphia Inquirer (2/25 – The College Access Center on Main Campus received a $25,000 grant from TD Bank) 
  • Scientist nominated to fill AstraZeneca board seat – The News Journal (2/24 – Law Professor Lawrence Hamermesh provided expert commentary*) 

News Releases:

Events on Main Campus:

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

In the News:

  • Swarthmore names new president – Philadelphia Business Journal (2/23 –  Mention of President James T. Harris III being named president of the University of San Diego)
  • Finger-pointing, lawsuits likely to follow ‘superbug’ scare – The Philadelphia Inquirer (2/20 – Distinguished Professor of Law John Culhane provided expert commentary in this Associated Press story)

News Releases:

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Hospitality Luncheon Series; 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.; Marriott Dining Room
  • Crime Film Series: American History X; 6:30 p.m.; Freedom Hall Amphitheater

Events on the Delaware Campus today:

  • “Jeop-BAR-dy Civil Procedure” Lunch and Learn; 12 p.m.; Main Law Building, Room 126
  • Black Law Students Association Trailblazers and Pioneers Awards Banquet; 6:30 p.m.; Barristers’ Club

Athletic Update:

Monday, February 23, 2015

In the News:

  • New Presidents for 2 Catholic Universities – The Chronicle of Higher Education (2/23 – Mention of President James T. Harris, III being named president of the University of San Diego)
  • Delaware officials concerned about AstraZeneca, DuPont threats – The News Journal (2/22 – Joseph Fuhr, professor of economics, provided expert commentary*)  
  • Local college news – Moscow Villager and The Daily Journal (2/21 – Mention of students who participated in a study abroad trip to Costa Rica*)
  • Finger-pointing, lawsuits likely to follow ‘superbug’ scare – State Journal (2/20 – Distinguished Professor of Law John Culhane provided expert commentary in this Associated Press story that appeared in a number of outlets including the Portland Press-HeraldBucks County Courier Times, and The Republic)
  • Sperm Donors Are Winning Visitation Rights – Slate (2/19 – Column post by Distinguished Professor of Law John Culhane. This story appeared in a number of outlets including: the Business Insider
  • Jessica Isaacs: New Faces Award – DiscoverE.org (Jessica Issacs, visiting professor of mechanical engineering, received the “News Faces” award from DiscoverE, formerly the National Engineers Week Foundation)

News Releases:

Events on Main Campus today:

  • President’s Lecture by Dr. Loyd Bastin; 12 p.m.; Lathem Hall
  • Stargazing; 7–8 p.m.; Widener Observatory

Athletic Update:

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