Friday, September 29, 2017

In the News:

  • Best Pa. colleges and universities: New rankings for Penn State, Pitt, more – PennLive.com (9/29 – Widener was mentioned in an article about the U.S. News and World Report college rankings)

Alumni News:

  • Four candidates for three seats on Linwood Board of Education – The Current (9/28 – Candidate Kathleen ‘Casey’ Lowry is a Widener University graduate)

Homepage Feature Story:

Events on Main Campus Saturday:

  • Pride Group Session; 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.; Muller Hall
  • Field Hockey vs. Albright; 12 p.m.; Home
  • Football vs. Lebanon Valley; 1:07 p.m.; Home

Athletic Update:

Thursday, September 28, 2017

In the News:

  • U.S. College Rankings – The Wall Street Journal* (Widener University was ranked 233 out of the nation’s top 500 colleges, which is an improvement from last year’s ranking of 252. The list ran in print on September 27 and online on September 26.)
  • Free speech topic of Hamilton College event – Rome Sentinel (9/27 Delaware Law School Dean Rodney Smolla will participate in a panel discussion about free speech on college campuses.)

Alumni News:

  • Are You The Next Miss Ocean County? – Jersey Shore Online (9/27 – Olivia Suarez, the current Miss Ocean County, is a Widener graduate)

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • English and Creative Writing Department Fall Faculty Lecture; 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.; University Center, Room F

Athletic Update:

*This article is available by online subscription only, as there is a pay wall on the site.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

In the News:

  • PA Resources Council Holds Next Future Of Recycling Roundtable Oct. 11 In Pittsburgh – PA Environment Digest (9/26 – Panel on Oct. 11 will feature Commonwealth Law School Professor John Dernbach)

Alumni News:

  • Old people still like sex – Daily Hampshire Gazette (9/26 – Jane Fleishman, a Widener alumna who received a doctorate in human sexuality, is quoted)
  • Enterprises are full of worries – Reading Eagle (9/26 – Widener graduate Jeromy Curry is quoted)
  • Attorneys, business owners, personality managers: being an entrepreneur – Reading Eagle (9/26 – Commonwealth Law School graduate Matthew Banks is quoted)

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Pew Memorial Lecture; 12 p.m. – 12:50 p.m.; University Center, Webb Room

 

Athletic Update:

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

In the News:

  • Widener University President Julie E. Wollman is included in the “Power Women” issue of Main Line Today Magazine. Wollman is featured on page 88 of the print edition for October.
  • Community Briefs – Delaware County Daily Times (9/25 – Mention of a partnership with the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute and the Chester Senior Center)

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Volleyball vs. Alvernia University; 7 p.m.; Home

Athletic Update:

September 25, 2017

In the News: 

  • Widener president named co-chair on higher ed presidents alliance — Delaware County Daily Times (9/24 — Story about President Wollman‘s new leadership role through the Chamber of Commerce of Greater Philadelphia.)
  • Are large retailers avoiding Delaware Bankruptcy Court? — The News Journal (9/24 — Bruce Grohsgal, the Helen S. Balick Visiting Professor in Business Bankruptcy Law at Delaware Law School is quoted.)
  • Legal Fee Shocker: Richard Simmons Must Pay Tabloid That Wrongly Reported He’s Transgender — Yahoo! Finance (9/24 — Story mentions Delaware Law School Dean Rod Smolla‘s role as attorney for plaintiff Richard Simmons.)
  • Manor College partners with Temple University for two bachelor degree programs to help students seamlessly transfer — The Philadelphia Sunday Sun (9/22 — Story about articulation agreement mentions Widener University as an existing partner with Manor College.)

Press Releases:

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Public Stargazing; 8 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Widener Observatory

Events at Commonwealth Law School Today:

  • Barbri bar exam talk; 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. ; L204

Athletic Updates: