• EuroSim 2016

    Global Awareness

    Widener students travel to Belgium for the 2016 EuroSim experience, which simulates the governing process of the European Union. Read More...

  • President Wollman

    Welcome Dr. Wollman

    Let’s give a great big Widener Pride welcome to Dr. Julie Wollman, who on Jan. 19 officially began her tenure as the university’s tenth president. Read More...

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    Brain Injury Awareness

    Widener alumni, faculty, and students are on the cutting edge of research and treatment of traumatic brain injuries. Read More...

  • Letters to My Younger Self

    Common Reading

    First-year common experience gives Widener students a new perspective on men incarcerated at S.C.I. Graterford. Read More...

  • Tech Day 2015

    Community Tech Day

    Widener computer science students offer a free tech support clinic for Chester residents and nonprofit organizations. Read More...

Recent News

  • Student-produced Chester magazine wins goldFriday, February 12, 2016

    Student-produced Chester magazine wins gold

    The inaugural issue of Chester magazine, an online and print publication about the city produced by Widener University students, has won gold in the 2016 CUPPIE Awards presented by the professional organization CUPRAP, College and University Public Relations and Associated Professionals. The magazine took home the top prize in the Wild Card category. All of the stories were planned, reported, written, edited and illustrated by students.

  • Widener Announces Funding for Community Initiatives in Chester Thursday, February 11, 2016

    Widener Announces Funding for Community Initiatives in Chester

    Widener University this year is funding a dozen student and faculty research projects and community initiatives that will directly benefit the city of Chester. The projects are financed by endowed funds established during the university's record-breaking $65 million Taking the Lead fundraising campaign.

  • Widener Announces Winners of Fifth Annual  High School Leadership AwardsTuesday, February 9, 2016

    Widener Announces Winners of Fifth Annual High School Leadership Awards

    Widener University, one of the nation's premier universities for civic engagement and applied leadership, in partnership with WCAU-TV NBC10, today announced the winners of the Widener University High School Leadership Awards. In its fifth year, the program recognized 159 students from high schools in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware who demonstrated courage and leadership within their communities.

  • Students Share Highlights of their Widener Education on a National StageFriday, February 5, 2016

    Students Share Highlights of their Widener Education on a National Stage

    Four Widener students recently traveled to our nation's capital to take part in a series of events presented by the New American Colleges and Universities, of which Widener is a member.

  • Widener's Lone Brick Theatre Company to Offer Free Performances of Monday, February 1, 2016

    Widener's Lone Brick Theatre Company to Offer Free Performances of "Getting Out"

    The Widener University Lone Brick Theatre Company will waive ticket prices for upcoming performances of Marsha Norman's "Getting Out."

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