Tuesday, October 31, 2017

In the News:

  • 2017 Women on the Move – Dr. Julie Wollman – Main Line Today (President Dr. Julie E. Wollman was named one of 23 “Women on the Move”)
  • The complete 2017 Philadelphia Business Journal POWER 100 – Philadelphia Business Journal (10/23 – Trustee Louis A. Rodriguez Jr. was named to the list)

Alumni News:

Event Reminder:

  • Members of the university community are reminded to register for the Nov. 14 event at the National Constitution Center, “The First Amendment: Finding Common Ground in a Polarized World” using this link. This page also includes sign ups for the free shuttle.

Athletics Update:

Monday, October 30, 2017

In the News:

  • Widener and Pitt collaborate to help veterans through DoD grant – Delaware County Daily Times (10/29 – Story about the School of Engineering receiving a grant to support research by Assistant Professor Jonathan Akins. A similar story also appeared in the Philadelphia Tribune Education Roundup on 10/27.)
  • Pooches woof it up at ‘Strut Your Mutt’ contest – Delaware County Daily Times (10/27 – Story about the ‘Strut Your Mutt’ dog costume contest hosted by communications students)
  • Pennsylvania’s environmental rights amendment is back from the dead – State Impact (10/27 – An interview with Commonwealth Law Professor John Dernbach)

Events on Main Campus Monday:

  • Meditation Session; 12 – 1 p.m.; Greene Poetry Room Wolfgram Library
  • Public Stargazing; 7 – 8 p.m.; Kirkbride Hall Observatory

Athletics Update:

Friday, October 27, 2017

In the News:

  • Widener Study Looks to Solve Problem for People with Prosthetic Limbs – Pivot Today (10/27 – Story about Assistant Professor Dr. Jonathan Akins receiving a grant to support research)
  • N. Korean Debt to Sweden Remains Unpaid After Four Decades – Voice of America (10/27 – Professor Dr. Hamid Zangeneh provided expert commentary. The article also appeared in the New Delhi Times.)
  • Fight against gun violence may get $500G boost – Delaware County Daily Times (10/26 – Story mentions a survey being conducted by Widener School of Nursing students)

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Engineering Mini-Camp for High School Seniors; 8:15 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.; Kirkbride Hall
  • “Strut Your Mutt” Dog Costume Contest; 4 p.m.; Memorial Field

Events on Main Campus Saturday:

  • International Club Halloween Party; 8 – 11 p.m.; University Center Webb Room
  • Widener Day Open House; 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.; Alumni Auditorium
  • Nursing Workshop for High School Students; 1 – 3 p.m.; Founders Hall
  • Women’s Soccer vs. Lebanon Valley; 2:30 p.m.; Home
  • Men’s Soccer vs. Lebanon Valley; 5 p.m.; Home

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus Saturday:

  • SBA Halloween Party at Mulligan’s; 9 p.m. – 12 a.m.; Mulligan’s, 17 North Second Street, Harrisburg

Athletics Update:

Thursday, October, 26, 2017

In the News:

  • New presidents or provosts: Eastern Wyoming College, Jefferson Community College, Oakland U, Tompkins Cortland CC, U of Charleston, Widener U — Inside Higher Ed (10/26 — News item announcing Provost Dale Scalise-Smith)
  • Medicare graduate nurse education demonstration increases primary care workforce – Health Medicine Network (10/24 – The Widener University School of Nursing participated)
  • In age of technology addiction, we are servants of our smartphones: Dialogue Delaware — Delawareonline.com (10/26 — OPED by Associate Professor Dwight DeWerth-Pallmeyer)
  • Supreme Court candidates debate judicial ethics, gift policy — USNews.com (10/25 additional coverage of Pennsylvania Supreme Court debate held at Commonwealth Law School)
  • Five seek four seats on Pottsgrove School Board — The Mercury online (10/25 — Associate Professor Emeritus Charles Nippert is seeking election)

Alumni News:

News releases:

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Field Hockey vs. Arcadia; 7 p.m.; Home
  • Creating Flannery O’Connor; 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.; University Center Room A
  • Leadership Workshop; 4 – 5 p.m; University Center Webb Room

Events on Delaware Law Campus Today:

  • Faculty Meeting; 12 – 2 p.m.; Delaware Law
  • Dress for Success Fashion Show; 1 – 2 p.m.; Student Lounge
  • Moot Court DiBona Competition Quarter Final Rounds; 5 – 8 p.m.; Delaware Law
  • Professional Speed Networking – Barristers’ Club; 5 – 6 p.m.; Delaware Law

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus Today:

  • Lunch and Learn: The School to Prison Pipeline and How You Can Make a Difference; 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.; The Pit

Athletics Update:

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

In the News:

  • J&J Wins Battle Against $417M Talc Award, But War Not Over – Law 360 (10/23 – Jean Eggen, distinguished emeritus professor at Delaware Law School, provided expert commentary)
  • Study aims to solve a prostheses problem: sweat – Stars and Stripes (10/24 – Repost of the article about Assistant Professor Dr. Jonathan Akins receiving a grant to support research. The article also appeared on Page A2 of the Philadelphia Inquirer on Wednesday.)
  • Annual community computer clean-up held by Widener – The Spirit (10/25 – Story about Widener’s Computer Science Department hosting Community Tech Day on Oct. 21)
  • Supreme Court candidates face off with election 2 weeks away – Bradenton Herald (10/25 – Associated Press story on a candidates forum held at Commonwealth Law. Similar stories appeared on WITF, as well as WHTM’s (ABC) and WGAL’s (NBC)  broadcast.)

Alumni News:

  • Kathryn D. Keithley, Psy.D. Recognized as a Professional of the Year by Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide Publication – Biz Wire Express (10/25 – Kathryn Keithley obtained a doctor of psychology from Widener in 1994)

Homepage Feature Story:

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • First-Year Common Experience Roundtable; 12 – 1 p.m.; University Center Webb Room
  • CSA Pit Stop; 12 – 1 p.m.; University Center Room A
  • Leadership Essentials; 12 – 1 p.m.; University Center Room C

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus Today:

  • Supreme Court/League of Woman Voters of Pennsylvania; 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.; A180
  • Post & Schell Mentoring Event/Sharon Lopez PBA President; 5 – 7 p.m.; The Gallery

Events on Delaware Law Campus Today:

  • Federalist Society Debate: Rod Smolla & Ryan Walsh; 6 – 7 p.m.; Delaware Law

Athletics Update: