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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

  • Here and There: Collaborations with ChinaFriday, July 31, 2015

    Here and There: Collaborations with China

    Chester, Pennsylvania, and Chongqing, China, are literally on opposite sides of the planet: there is a twelve-hour time difference; the cities are 7,681 miles apart; and travel between the two requires flights lasting more than fifteen hours.

  • Help on the HomefrontFriday, July 31, 2015

    Help on the Homefront

    The decision by the Department of Veterans Affairs floored William Truitt: The agency had revoked his much-needed medical disability payments.

  • Widener Leadership WorkingFriday, July 31, 2015

    Widener Leadership Working

    Light streams in through the windows of the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, enveloping the room in an ethereal glow, as if Mother Nature herself were granting approval of the gathering of eager faces: more than 130 high school juniors preparing to accept leadership awards.

  • 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.

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