• Clothesline

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    Immersive experience

    Students learn about vibrant, diverse cultures on Miami trip. Read More...

  • Fabric of family

    Widener junior delivers inaugural Invited Student Lecture. Read More...

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Recent News

  • Thursday, April 10, 2014

    From the Page to the Stage

    Widener's Lone Brick Theatre Company and creative writing students have collaborated to bring student writing to the forefront with a one-night-only staged reading of six 10-minute plays and a film poem.

  • State Senator, Avenue of the Arts President to Deliver Commencement AddressesThursday, April 10, 2014

    State Senator, Avenue of the Arts President to Deliver Commencement Addresses

    Pennsylvania Senate Majority Leader Dominic Pileggi and Philadelphia Avenue of the Arts, Inc. President and CEO Paul Beideman will deliver the commencement addresses at Widener University, which is splitting its Main Campus commencement into separate graduate and undergraduate ceremonies for the first time.

  • Philadelphia Speakers Series Announces 2014-15 SeasonTuesday, April 1, 2014

    Philadelphia Speakers Series Announces 2014-15 Season

    Last night, the Philadelphia Speakers Series announced the speakers for its 2014-15 season, which kicks off September 29 with actor Alan Alda.

  • Widener Building New Residence Hall to Address Increased Enrollment and RetentionFriday, March 28, 2014

    Widener Building New Residence Hall to Address Increased Enrollment and Retention

    Widener University will break ground this summer on a new 200-bed residence hall at 15th and Potter Streets in Chester to address growing housing needs on campus due to increases in undergraduate enrollment and student retention.

  • Students Explore Rum, Rasta and Revolution in TrinidadThursday, March 27, 2014

    Students Explore Rum, Rasta and Revolution in Trinidad

    Anthropology and education students ventured to the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago over Spring Break for a week-long exploration of Trinidadian culture and ecology.

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