Monday, July 31, 2017

In the News:

  • Right and Left React to Trump’s Transgender Ban – The New York Times (7/27 – Delaware Law Professor John Culhane was quoted) 
  • An appeals court just pressed pause on the much-watched youth climate lawsuit against Trump – The Washington Post (7/27 – James May, a distinguished professor at Delaware Law, provided expert commentary) 
  • I Don’t Get Weighed at the Doctor’s Office—and You Don’t Have to, Either – Self (7/27 – Column by Melissa A. Fabello, a graduate of the master’s program and a doctoral candidate in the Center for Human Sexuality Studies)
  • Clearwire Ruling Shines Light On Appraisal Arbitrage Risks – Law 360 (7/25 – Lawrence Hamermesh, professor of corporate and business law at Delaware Law, provided expert commentary) 
  • Widener Offers New Higher Education Leadership Certificate – PublicNow (7/26)
  • Studies from Widener University Have Provided New Information about Nursing Education – Health & Medicine Week (7/27 – Story on research by Susan C. Mills, assistant professor and sophomore level coordinator in the School of Nursing)
  • Ex-SevOne worker sues company over $2M stock sale – The News Journal (7/28 – Lawrence Hamermesh, a professor of corporate and business law at Delaware Law, provided expert commentary)
  • Appointments, Resignations, Deaths – The Chronicle of Higher Education (7/30 – Sharon Meagher, former dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Widener University, appointed to vice president for academic affairs and dean of the faculty at Marymount Manhattan College)
  • Baby Bump Shows What Chicago Cubs Fans Did To Celebrate World Series Win –  Forbes (7/28 – Mention of research study by Associate Professor Brooke E. Wells from the Center for Human Sexuality Studies)
  • Education Roundup: Beech scholarships go to students at 4 local colleges – The Philadelphia Tribune (7/29 – News item on Widener’s School of Nursing being designated a Center of Excellence in Nursing Education by the National League for Nursing.)
  • PLW People in the News – The Legal Intelligencer* (7/27 – Widener Law Commonwealth Professor Juliet M. Moringiello was named chair of the Pennsylvania Bar Association business law section) 
  • NIGHT WORDS: Jupiter to grace evening summer sky like a golden star – DelcoNewsNetwork.com (7/28 – Professor Harry J. Augensen writes about what’s happening with constellations in the summer sky)
  • USD President James T. Harris, DEd, Selected Chair of Council for Advancement and Support of Education Board of Trustees – ABC 9 KTRE (7/28 – Former Widener University President James T. Harris was recently appointed chair for the Council for Advancement and Support of Education Board of Trustees)

 

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Thursday, July 27, 2017

In the News:

  • ‘People are scared’: LGBT groups say they’ll rush to fight Trump’s transgender military ban in court – The Washington Post (7/27 – John Culhane, H. Albert Young Fellow in constitutional law and co-director of the Family Health Law & Policy Institute at Delaware Law, provided expert commentary. This story also appeared in The Journal, True Viral News, and The Boston Globe
  • Delaware Law Professor Mary Brigid McManamon was interviewed about Trump’s transgender military ban on WDEL-AM during the morning broadcast on 7/27.
  • Trump’s Transgender Ban Is a Legal Land Mine – Politico (7/26 – Column by Delaware Law Professor John Culhane)
  • Well-known lawyer’s illness complicates Wilmington Trust trial – The News Journal (7/26 – Delaware Law Professor Lawrence Hamermesh provided expert commentary)
  • How Giving Up a Pet Raised Particular Concerns for One Queer Family – Slate (7/26 – Column post by Delaware Law Professor John Culhane
  • Deal Price or Fair Value?: Del. Courts Juggle Factors in Appraisal Cases – Delaware Business Court Insider (7/25 – Delaware Law Professor Lawrence Hamermesh was quoted*)

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Wednesday, July 26, 2017

In the News:

  • Widener Unveils New Major, Region’s First Undergraduate Robotics Program – Pivot Today (7/26 – Announcement of new robotics engineering major in the School of Engineering)  
  • National League For Nursing Names Widener University A Center Of Excellence In Nursing Education – Public Now (7/25)
  • Newark 10-year-old Roberson sets age-group world record in long jump – The News Journal (7/25 – Mention of the United Age Group Track Coaches Association Invitational held at Widener)

Alumni News:

  • Gary Traynor takes seat on Delaware’s highest court – Cape Gazette (7/25 – Delaware Supreme Court Justice Gary Traynor is a alumnus of Delaware Law)

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Monday, July 24, 2017

In the News:

  • Campus News – Marietta Daily Journal (7/23 – Mention of a recent Widener graduate) 
  • Bring the Eagles Training Camp Back to Lehigh! – Philadelphia Magazine (7/22 – Mention of the Eagles Training Camp that was held on Main Campus) 
  • Delaware Law Dean Rod Smolla was interviewed on WDEL-AM on 7/21 about Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the investigation into the Robert Mueller investigation.
  • Researchers at Widener University Describe Findings in Health Services – Health & Medicine Week  (7/20 – Mention of a research study on emotional intelligence and leadership development education program involving nurse leaders at nursing homes by faculty members in the School of Business Administration and the School of Nursing

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