Monday, June 18, 2018

In the News:

  • Owasson earns master’s degree in social work from Pennsylvania-based Widener University – Owasson Reporter (6/14 – Recent Widener graduate Lisa Hoyt earned a master’s degree in social work)
  • Trump’s call for forced patriotic display by NFL players out of place in a free society – The News Journal (6/14 – This opinion piece is written by Delaware Law professor Alan Garfield)
  • Graduation List for June 16 – The Sentinel (6/15 – Article lists recent undergraduate and graduate students from Widener)
  • Titilope Omisakin of Union Graduates from Widener University – TAP into Union (6/15 – Widener graduate Titilope Omisakin, undergraduate valedictorian Emma Irving co-salutatorians Jennifer Rohrbach and Jeffrey Lordare are featured)
  • Falls cancer survivor dedicates himself to helping others – The Intelligencer (6/18 – Article highlights recent Widener graduate and cancer survivor Jeremy Hofer and his undergraduate research on immunotherapy treatments with interim dean of engineering Sachin Patil and computer science professor Suk-Chung Yoon)

Alumni News:

  • Attorney Denise Nordheimer opens Milton office – Cape Gazette (6/15 – Denise Nordheimer is a Delaware Law graduate)

Athletic Updates:

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Monday Mile walking series; 12 p.m.; Walk meets at 14th and Melrose, in front of Old Main

Thursday, June 14, 2018

In the News:

  • Nicole Peterson of Roxbury Graduates from Widener – Tap Into Roxbury (6/13 – Recent Widener graduate Nicole Peterson earned a Bachelor of Social Work)
  • Sussman graduates from Widener University – The Beacon (6/13 – Shannon Sussman recently graduated from Widener with a Bachelor of Science in mathematics)
  • Carter graduates from Widener University – Smyrna-Clayton Sun-Times (6/13 – In’dea Carter earned a Bachelor of Arts in communication studies at the May 19 Widener commencement ceremony)

Alumni News:

  • 2018 Lawyers on the Fast Track – The Legal Intelligencer (6/12 – Widener Law graduate Stephanie Henrick and Delaware Law graduate Jordan Schlossberg are listed as 2018 Lawyers on the Fast Track winners)
  • Liedike Selected As Lower Frederick Supervisor – The Post (6/13 – New supervisor Chuck Liedike is a Widener graduate)

Athletic Updates:

 

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

In the News:

  • Marian Catholic graduates accept scholarships, awards – Times News Online (6/11 – Marian Catholic graduate Zaccary Roberts received the Widener Presidential Scholarship)
  • Academic Signing Day at BASD – Bethlehem Press (6/12 – Caroline Hawk signed on with Widener at the Bethlehem Area School District annual academic signing ceremony)
  • In Pennsylvania, Uber changes direction on drivers’ criminal drug history – The Morning Call (6/12 – This article originally appeared in the Philadelphia Inquirer yesterday and quotes Delaware Law professor Judy Ritter)

Alumni News:

  • How This Sex Educator And Breast Cancer-Warrior Practices Activism And Self-Care – Forbes (6/11 – This article is about Widener graduate Ericka Hart)

Athletic Updates:

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus today:

  • ASF Office Hours with Sarah Rothermel; 5- 6 p.m.; L206

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

In the News:

  • Cape High grads hit it rich at Senior Awards ceremony – Cape Gazette (6/7 –  Lauren Steingrebe was recognized as the Widener Presidential Scholarship recipient at the Cape Henlopen Class of 2018 Senior Awards ceremony)
  • Elkton High grads challenged to make a difference in the world – Cecil Whig Daily (6/9 – Featured in the article is Demetri Giafes, who graduated alongside his siblings and will start at Widener this fall)
  • Uber changes direction on drivers’ criminal history – Philadelphia Inquirer (6/11 – Article in today’s paper and online quotes Delaware Law professor Judy Ritter. Story also ran in ATT.net.)
  • Community Briefs: Springfield Legion post holds flag disposal Thursday – Delaware County Daily News (6/11 – This community brief online and in print lists the upcoming science, business and engineering summer camps at Widener)

Alumni News:

  • How It Felt To Book Delaware’s First Sports Bet – Forbes (6/7 – Article features Delaware Law graduate Joseph Asher, CEO of William Hill US)
  • Commander inducted into the Colonie High School Hall of Fame – Spotlight News (6/8 – Widener graduate Cmdr. Brian Fazzone was inducted into the Colonie Central High School Hall of Fame)

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus today:

  • Steering Committee-Drawing the Lines – 10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.; L201

Monday, June 11, 2018

In the News:

  • Mass incarceration has failed in Delaware. Time to end it. – The News Journal (6/7 – Alison Wakelin, a senior lecturer in physics and astronomy at Widener, writes this op-ed about legislation that may address mass incarceration) 
  • 277 graduate from Daniel Boone High School – The Mercury News (6/9 – High school graduates share their plans to attend Widener)
  • Law school dean quells private school woes on Equal Rights Amendment – WDEL (6/9 – Delaware Law dean Rod Smolla was interviewed about the equal rights amendment brought before the Delaware general assembly. Interview also ran on air on WDEL 101.7 FM.)
  • Ninth annual Italian American Heritage Festival offers food, fun & entertainment – Delaware County Daily Times (6/10 – Widener is an associate member of the Coalition of Italian American Organizations of Delaware County) 
  • Family, friends seek justice in Chester slaying – Delaware County Daily Times (6/11 – A track meeting held at Widener this past weekend is mentioned in this article online and in print)
  • Chester Upland launches inaugural City Wide Spelling Bee – Delaware County Daily Times (6/11 – Widener hosted the inaugural spelling bee competition)

Press Release:

Athletic Updates:

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Monday Mile walking series; 12 p.m.; Walk meets at 14th and Melrose, in front of Old Main