Tuesday, August 22, 2017

In the News:

  • Catherine Feminella, assistant dean for student development and engagement, and Kelsey Robinson, a freshman computer science major, were interviewed live during the morning news broadcast on CBS-TV (KYW) about student move-in day on 8/22.
  • Student Move-In Day at Widener University was featured during the morning news broadcasts on WPVI-TV (ABC) and WCAU-TV (NBC) on 8/22.
  • Eclipse’s rules of the road: Be careful – The Mercury (8/21 – Harry Augensen, professor of physics and astronomy, and Kevin Marshall, associate professor of physics and astronomy, provided expert commentary on viewing the upcoming solar eclipse) 
  • Professor: State Senate rule on Pledge of Allegiance might violate Constitution – Delaware State News (8/21 – Delaware Law Dean Rod Smolla provided expert commentary) 
  • Lancaster County college news – Lancaster Online (8/19 – Mention of recent graduates*) 

Alumni News:

  • Bristol Twp. School District Announces New Principals – Levitown Now (8/21 – George Ciarrocchi received his bachelor’s degree in education and master’s degree in Education and Educational Leadership from Widener) 

Events on Main Campus Today: Move-In Day

Monday, August 21, 2017

In the News:

  • The Great American Eclipse: Widener professor provides the facts – Delaware County Daily Times (8/21 – Article on the solar eclipse by Dr. Harry Augensen, professor of astronomy and physics) 
  • Are you excited about the Great American eclipse? – Delaware County Daily Times (8/21 – Harry Augensen, professor of physics and astronomy, and Kevin Marshall, associate professor of physics and astronomy, provided expert commentary on viewing the upcoming solar eclipse) 
  • Eclipse’s rules of the road: Be careful – Daily Local News (8/20 – Harry Augensen, professor of physics and astronomy, was quoted) 
  • Widener offers new education certificate; nursing school gets honor – Delaware County Daily Times (8/20 – Mention of the new certificates offered by the Center for Education and the School of Nursing being named a Center of Excellence) 
  • Graduates – Republican Herald (8/18 – Listing of recent graduates) 
  • Should Protesters Be Allowed to Have Guns? – Politico (8/18 – Column post by John Culhane, H. Albert Young Fellow in constitutional law and co-director of the Family Health Law & Policy Institute at Delaware Law)
  • Dr. Beatriz Urraca, associate professor of Spanish, was interviewed by NBC and Telemundo about the attacks in Spain on 8/18.

Events on Main Campus Today:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Friday, August 18, 2017

In the News:

  • Some of the strangest solar eclipse myths and superstitions of past centuries – DelmarvaNow (8/16 – Repost of The News Journal story featuring expert commentary by Dr. Harry Augensen, professor of astronomy and physics)
  • Opinion: Instant info making us less informed, less thoughtful – The Delaware Gazette (8/16 – Repost of an op-ed written Dwight DeWerth-Pallmeyer, associate professor of communication studies, which first appeared in The Philadelphia Inquirer) 

Alumni News:

  • Dr. Dennis Vespe Hired as Gloucester City School Superintendent; Starting Salary $157,500 – Gloucester City News (8/17 – Dennis Vespe received his doctorate in education from Widener) 

Thursday, August 17, 2017

In the News:

  • Community Briefs – Delaware County Daily Times (8/17 -Mention of the upcoming open house for the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute)
  • Some of the strangest solar eclipse myths and superstitions of past centuries – The News Journal and Public Opinion (8/16 – Harry Augensen, professor of astronomy and physics, was quoted)
  • Safely celebrating the upcoming Great American Eclipse – Montgomery Media News (8/15 – Harry Augensen, professor of astronomy and physics, provided expert commentary) 
  • College dean’s lists and graduates – The Intelligencer (8/11 – Listing of recent graduates from Widener)  

News Releases:

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

In the News:

  • Eclipse’s rules of the road: Be careful – Delaware County Daily Times (8/16 – Harry Augensen, professor of physics and astronomy, and Kevin Marshall, associate professor of physics and astronomy, provided expert commentary on viewing the upcoming solar eclipse. Augensen was also interviewed about the eclipse on KYW-TV (CBS)
  • What you need to know about driving in a solar eclipse – Main Line Media News, The Times Herald and Delaware County Daily Times (8/15 – Harry Augensen, professor of physics and astronomy, was quoted in the Daily Local News story)
  • Instant info is making us less informed and less thoughtful – Newsday (8/15 – Repost of an op-ed by Dwight DeWerth-Pallmeyer, associate professor of communication studies) 

Events on Main Campus: Summer Preview Day