December 5, 2016

In the News:

  • People on the Move – The Philadelphia Inquirer and Philly.com (12/5- News that Eric Behrens is the new chief information officer)
  • Delaware Achievers, Dec. 4 – The News Journal (12/4 – News that AccreditedSchoolsOnline.org named Delaware Law’s paralegal program to their 2016-17 Best Paralegal Schools list)
  • Youths turn up the heat over climate change – New Zealand Herald (12/3 -Reprint of an earlier story in which James May, distinguished professor of law and chief sustainability officer, is quoted)
  • Widener students seek to inspire engaged citizens – The Philadelphia Tribune (11/30 – The homepage widener.edu feature story on Dr. Jim Vike’s Engaged Citizenship course is shared)

Athletic Update:

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Stargazing; 6 p.m., Widener Observatory
  • Final Center for Hospitality Management’s Chef Series with the Garces Group (Tickets still available); 6 p.m., Marriott Dining Room
  • Free Hugs Project Inspirational Evening; 7 p.m., Alumni Auditorium

December 2, 2016

In the News:

  • Trump could face the ‘biggest trial of the century’ – over climate change – The Washington Post (12/1 – James May, a distinguished professor of law and chief sustainability officer for the university, provided expert commentary; This article also appeared in The Independent online and True Viral News on 12/2)
  • Election officials call cyber-attack theory far-fetched – The Daily Item (12/2 – Michael Dimino, professor of law at Commonwealth Law, provided expert commentary; This article also appeared in The Meadville Tribune)
  • Widener University’s Center for Education Earns National Accreditation – Chester City Blog (12/2 – News of the Center for Education‘s recent NCATE accreditation)
  • Widener University engineering grant goes to the brain – Chester City Blog (12/2 – News of a MRI grant awarded to Dr. Xiaomu Song, associate professor of electrical engineering)
  • Widener’s Lone Brick Theatre Company’s “Continuity Not Required” Makes America ‘Rad’ Again – Chester City Blog (12/2 – News of upcoming performances this weekend by the Lone Brick Theatre Company)

News Releases:

Athletic Update:

Events on Main Campus Today:

Events on Main Campus this Weekend:

  • Men’s and Women’s Swimming vs. Salisbury; 1 p.m., Home
  • Women’s Basketball vs. Stevenson; 1 p.m., Home
  • Men’s Basketball vs. Stevenson; 3 p.m., Home
  • Lone Brick Theatre’s “Continuity Not Required;” 12/3 at 8 p.m. and 12/4 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., Alumni Auditorium

December 1, 2016

In the News:

  • Smartphones in the Classroom – Inside Higher Ed (12/1 – Dr. Dwight DeWerth-Pallmeyer, associate professor of communication studies, recorded an Academic Minute podcast on how educators can help students realize their cellphone dependency; This podcast also aired on Albany public radio and other affiliate stations)
  • Guest Column: How to Survive the Stress of the Holidays – Delaware County Daily Times (12/1 –Brianna Bernardo, a fifth-year student in the PsyD program, authored an advice column)
  • Community Briefs: Chamber of Commerce launches Women in Leadership panel luncheons – Delaware County Daily Times (12/1 – News that Widener President Julie E. Wollman will participate in the first Women in Leadership panel hosted by the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce; an upcoming Widener SBDC seminar is also highlighted in this community brief)
  • Engineering professor receives major research instrumentation grant – Publicnow.com (11/30 – News of a National Science Foundation grant received by Dr. Xiaomu Song, associate professor of electrical engineering)
  • Q&A: LGBT program director receives award for toolkit – The Ithacan (11/30 – News that Dr. Eli Green, assistant professor of human sexuality, has received an award for the book “The Teaching Transgender Toolkit,” which he co-authored with Ithaca College’s Luca Maurer)

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Athletic Update:

November 30, 2016

In the News:

  • Widener’s paralegal program ranked among best – The News Journal (11/29 online and 11/30 in print- News that accreditedschoolsonline.org has ranked Delaware Law’s paralegal program among the best in the nation)
  • Delaware man asks to sue FBI for false imprisonment – The News Journal (11/29 online and 11/30 in print- Tom Reed, emeritus professor at Delaware Law, provided expert commentary)
  • Delaware County Briefly: November 29 – Pivot.Today (11/29 – News that Widener University has once again been named a Military Friendly School by Victory Media)
  • Delaware Law School, Manor College Forge Agreement – Delaware Law Weekly (11/29- News of an agreement that will make legal-related bachelor’s and master’s degrees offered through Delaware Law available to Manor College students)
  • Community Spirit in Action – Chester Spirit (11/30 – News that the Widener SBDC will host a free seminar for small businesses on securing government contracts on 12/8; This news also appeared on the Chester City Blog)
  • Widener’s Center for Education earns National Accreditation – Publicnow.com (11/29 -News of the Center for Education’s NCATE accreditation)

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Athletic Update:

Events on Harrisburg Campus:

  • Guest lecture: Social Justice and the American Legal System; 1:30-2:30 p.m., Administration Building

November 29, 2016

In the News:

  • Widener law alumnus, Donald McGahn, II named as White House Counsel – Fox43 Morning News (online and broadcast on 11/29 at 4 a.m., 5 a.m., 6 a.m. and 7 a.m.; Widener Law Commonwealth Dean Christian Johnson released a statement about the recent appointment of 1994 alumnus Donald McGahn, II as White House Counsel; Similar news was reported on Pennlive.com)
  • What’s happening in and around town – Delco News Network (11/28; News of upcoming stargazing sessions at the Widener Observatory)
  • Fidel Castro Put Gay Men in Labor Camps. His Niece Mariela is Leading Cuba’s LGBTQ Revolution. – Slate (11/26; Column by John Culhane, the H. Albert Young fellow in constitutional law and co-director of the Family Health Law & Policy Institute at Widener Delaware Law)

News Releases:

Athletic Update:

Events on Main Campus:

  • Discussion led by Dr. Jim Vike – Elections & Policy Mandates: To What Extent Do Presidential Election Outcomes Lead to Substantive Policy Changes? 7 p.m., University Center Webb Room