Monday, October 17, 2016

In the News:

  • Widener University’s first woman president looks past ‘millennials’ boom – The Philadelphia Inquirer and Philly.com (10/16 – A Q&A with Widener University President Julie E. Wollman; A small fact sheet on President Wollman and a fact sheet on Widener also ran with this piece) 
  • How to shop for college: A college president’s advice – Philly.com (10/16 – President Wollman shares advice for writing a college essay and finding the right college)
  • Appointments, Resignations, Deaths – The Chronicle of Higher Education (10/16 – Announcement of the appointment of Dr. Katie Herschede as chief of staff)
  • Widener University honors outstanding faculty – Delaware County Daily Times (10/16 – News of the university’s annual Faculty Awards, which were presented to Dr. Bretton Alvare, Dr. Marina Barnett, Dr. Vicki Brown, Dr. Daniel Robinson, Dr. Scott Van Bramer and Dr. Ning Wang)
  • Why Nat Turner and the Southampton Rebels Killed Children – The History News Network (10/15 – Featured op-ed written by Dr. Sarah Roth, associate professor of history)
  • Debate offers chance to shake up tight Senate race between McGinty, Toomey – The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (10/15 – Dr. Wes Leckrone, associate professor of political science, provided expert commentary)
  • Quiet settlements close out many theme park cases – Bloomberg Law (10/13 – Commonwealth Law Professor Chris Robinette provided expert commentary)

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Public Stargazing; 7 p.m.; Widener University Observatory
  • Philadelphia Speakers Series On-Campus Lecture; 12:25 – 12:55 p.m.; University Center, Webb Room (RSVP is required. Contact Candi Caporale at (610) 499-4112, or e-mail: cjcaporale@widener.edu)

Athletic Update:

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