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    Global Perspective

    Students from the School of Human Service Professions took an unforgettable international trip abroad to Japan this summer. Read More...

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    Workplace Preparation

    Widener’s co-operative education program immerses students in the workplace and provides them with the skills they need to succeed in today’s job market. Read More...

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    Planting Roots in Chester

    Neubauer Fellow teaches the importance of goal setting to children in Chester through community gardening project. Read More...

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    Women in Computing

    Widener’s Women in Computing Club provides a strong support system for female students interested in computer science-related fields. Read More...

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    Difference Makers

    Undergraduate and graduate student commencement speakers share a passion for making a difference both near and far. Read More...

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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...

Recent News

  • One Fruit Fly at a TimeThursday, July 30, 2015

    One Fruit Fly at a Time

    The common fruit fly. We know them as pesky insects that buzz around our kitchens, covering our countertops and fruit baskets, seemingly doubling by the hour. But scientific researchers see them in a different light: not as pests, but as model organisms and research subjects to study questions critical to human health.

  • Taking the Lead Campaign Raises Record $64.7 Million for Widener UniversityMonday, July 13, 2015

    Taking the Lead Campaign Raises Record $64.7 Million for Widener University

    Widener University officially closed the most successful fundraising campaign in its 193-year history Tuesday, announcing that the university's seven-year campaign, Taking the Lead, raised more than $64.7 million and surpassed its original goal by $6 million.

  • Thursday, July 2, 2015

    Widener Appoints Five New Trustees

    The Widener University Board of Trustees recently named five new members to its ranks including senior officials at Wawa, Kimberly-Clark, Deloitte Consulting, Preferred Sands, and a senior nursing student who will serve as the student trustee.

  • Wednesday, July 1, 2015

    Widener University Announces School of Education, Hospitality, and Continuing Studies

    Widener University has announced the merger of the School of Hospitality Management and the School of Education, Innovation, and Continuing Studies to create the School of Education, Hospitality, and Continuing Studies, effective July 1.

  • Widener Receives Psychologically Healthy Workplace AwardMonday, June 29, 2015

    Widener Receives Psychologically Healthy Workplace Award

    Widener University has received national recognition for its community engagement initiatives. Now, it has been recognized as one of the most psychologically healthy places to work in Pennsylvania.

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