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    Difference Makers

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    Education in Action

    Undergraduate Student Project Day and the Graduate Research Symposium showcase remarkable work done by Widener students. Read More...

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    Widener University regularly hires working professionals as professors to fully prepare students for careers after graduation. Read More...

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    Giving Leads to Growth

    With help from thousands of donors, Widener raised more than $63 million in what has become its most successful fundraising effort in university history. Read More...

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    New Era for School of Law

    Widener University will boast two independent law schools, each with its own dean, effective July 1. Read More...

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    Celebrating Excellence

    Honors Week serves as a time for students to show off their unique academic achievements from cutting-edge research to creative and civic engagement projects. Read More...

Recent News

  • Tuesday, May 26, 2015

    Student Spearheads Effort for Widener to Join PUSH

    Ronnie Rabena admits that he wasn't prepared for the transformative spring semester that led him from a conference in Guelph, Canada to an orphanage in Tegucigalpa, Honduras and back to Widener to witness President James T. Harris III signing an agreement committing the university to helping solve world hunger.

  • Widener Awards Diplomas to More Than 700 at Undergraduate CommencementSaturday, May 16, 2015

    Widener Awards Diplomas to More Than 700 at Undergraduate Commencement

    Viraga Perera of Colombo, Sri Lanka, who was selected to address the Widener University Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony on Saturday as the President's Award recipient, reminded graduates not to measure success on the strength of their resume or their footprint on social media.

  • Widener Awards Diplomas to Nearly 500 at Graduate Commencement CeremonyFriday, May 15, 2015

    Widener Awards Diplomas to Nearly 500 at Graduate Commencement Ceremony

    Alanna DiBiasi, who was selected to address the Widener University Graduate Commencement Ceremony on Friday as the Graduate Student Leader, decided to take her classmates on a walk--figuratively of course.

  • Widener ROTC Commissions 19 Cadets from Three Area Universities Thursday, May 14, 2015

    Widener ROTC Commissions 19 Cadets from Three Area Universities

    Widener University's Dauntless Battalion commissioned 19 cadets as second lieutenants of the U.S. Army on Thursday, May 14. Cadets from Villanova University, West Chester University of Pennsylvania and Widener University participated in a joint commissioning ceremony in front of Widener's Old Main building by the university's Veterans Memorial.

  • Widener Honors Faculty for Teaching Innovation and ResearchWednesday, May 13, 2015

    Widener Honors Faculty for Teaching Innovation and Research

    Widener University on May 6 honored the top faculty in the areas of teaching innovation and research at its annual Faculty Awards Banquet. Dr. Amy Franzini, associate professor of communication studies; and Dr. Ismail Kul, professor of chemistry, garnered top honors at the event coordinated by the Office of Teaching, Learning and Assessment.

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