Thursday, July 2, 2015

In the News:

  • Widener University debuts Delaware Law School – WDEL-AM (7/1 – Announcement of the Widener University Delaware Law School, which aired four times during the afternoon and evening broadcasts; similar stories also appeared during afternoon broadcast on WDDE-FM, the evening news broadcast on WPVI-TV (ABC), and on WHYY’s Newsworks and Town Square Delaware)
  • Widener University Commonwealth Law School officially debuts – The Patriot News (7/1 – Announcement of the Widener University Commonwealth Law School)
  • Expect drawn-out state budget impasse, Pa. political analysts say – Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (7/1 – Wes Leckrone, associate professor of political science, was quoted)
  • On Campus – Tri-Town News (Mention of a recent graduate from Widener Law Commonwealth)
  • Wallingford-Swarthmore fills Region 1 vacancy – Delaware County Daily Times (Connie Holt is associate professor emeritus of the Center for Hospitality Management

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Wednesday, July 1, 2015

In the News:

  • Matusiewicz trial: Emotional start, end for prosecution – News Journal (7/1 – Thomas Reed, a professor emeritus of law, was quoted) 
  • News Briefs – Peninsula Daily News (7/1 – Briana Galbreath graduated from Widener with a doctorate in human sexuality studies)
  • Widener student earns Dean’s List status – Jersey Tribune (6/30)
  • Abington-area residents in the news – Times Leader (6/30 – Mention of recent School of Law graduates) 
  • Drug Competition Means Big Savings – National Center for Policy Analysis (6/30 – Joseph Fuhr, professor of economics, was quoted) 

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Coming Up:

  • Associate Professor of law Michael Dimino will be a guest on WDEL-FM at 4:54 p.m. today to talk about the Supreme Court’s decision to hear an affirmative action case.

In the News:

  • Affirmative Action at Risk in Supreme Court Case – Inside Higher Ed (6/30 story on the Supreme Court’s decision to review an affirmative action case involving admissions practices at the University of Texas. Incoming Delaware Law School Dean Rod Smolla is quoted.) 
  • Widener Named One of the Best Places to Work in Pa. – Philly.com (6/29 story on Widener receiving the Psychologically Healthy Workplace Award from the Pennsylvania Psychological Association.)
  • Associate Professor of law Michael Dimino was a guest on WDEL-FM on Monday to discuss the Supreme Court’s decision on a redistricting case.
  • News Journal (6/30 brief on the Delaware Campus of the Law School officially becoming the Delaware Law School of Widener University on July 1.)
  • Get Out of the “Goal Oriented” Sex Routine – Philly.com (6/29 blog by Timaree Schmit, an adjunct professor in the Center for Human Sexuality Studies.)

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Monday, June 29, 2015

In the News:

  • The Supreme Court Ruling and Christian Colleges – Chronicle of Higher Education (6/29 incoming Delaware Law School Dean Rod Smolla is quoted on the impact of the Supreme Court decision in Obergfell v. Hodges on christian colleges.)
  • Bodenweiser Charged for Refusing Polygraph, Therapy – News Journal (6/29 Delaware Law School Professor Emeritus Thomas J. Reed is quoted.)
  • For Bicyclists, Tough Road in the Suburbs – Philadelphia Inquirer (6/29 Karl Nelson, an administrator in the School of Engineering, is quoted for a story on the dangers cyclists face driving on suburban streets.) 
  • Joe Biden: A Life in Government – News Journal (6/26 mention of Vice President Joe Biden as an adjunct professor of law at the Delaware Law School.)
  • Former York County Employee Asks DA to Probe Reilly Campaign Work – York Dispatch (6/26 Professor of law Robert Power is quoted in story on allegations that a county employee did campaign work on county time.)
  • 19,000 Delawareans’ Health Care Coverage May have been Saved – News Journal (6/26 Professor of law John Culhane is quoted on the Supreme Court ruling on a statute in the Affordable Care Act. He was also interviewed by WHYY-FM and WDEL-FM on 6/25.)
  • The Gay Marriage Fight isn’t Over – Politico (6/26 Profesor of law John Culhane authored an op-ed piece on the suspected fallout of the Supreme Court decision in Obergfell v. Hodges. He was also interviewed about the decision by WDDE-FM, WDEL-FM, Metro Philly, The Legal Intelligencer, and in two Patriot-News stories.)
  • How Same-Sex Marriage Ruling Could Effect Religious Schools – WHP-TV (6/26 Commonwealth Law School Associate Professor of Law Michael Dimino was interviewed for a story on the impact of the Supreme Court decision in Obergfell v. Hodges on christian schools.)
  • Trucker’s Bankruptcy Exit May Roughen Road for Small Creditors – American Journal of Transportation (6/25 Helen S. Balick Visiting Professor of Business Bankruptcy Law Bruce Grohsgal is quoted.)

Thursday, June 25, 2015

In the News:

  • Trucker’s bankruptcy exit may roughen road for small creditors – CNBC (6/24 – Bruce Grohsgal, visiting professor of bankruptcy law, was quoted in this Reuters story that also appeared in the Fiscal Times and other news outlets)
  • Nature’s spectacular encore – Philly.com (6/24 – Dr. Harry Augensen, professor of physics and astronomy and director of the Widener University Observatory, provided expert commentary)
  • College students share the news of their graduation day – CentralJersey.com (6/24 – Mention of a recent Widener graduate)
  • Students in the News – Daily Local News (6/23 – Listing of recipients of the Widener Leadership Certificate)
  • Lackawanna College expands students’ transfer options – PennNews (6/23 – Lackawanna College Hospitality management students may transfer credits to the bachelor’s degree program at Widener’s School of Hospitality Management
  • Immigration Procedure Used to Block Individual Rights, Says Research – Tomorrow (6/19 – Story on Law Professor Jill Family’s lecture on immigration at the Refugee Festival Scotland)

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