• Special Olympics

    Inspiring day

    Widener Athletics plays host to 2014 Special Olympics.

  • Clothesline

    Support on display

    Take Back the Night promotes awareness, prevention of violence. Read More...

  • Miami

    Immersive experience

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

  • Fabric of family

    Widener junior delivers inaugural Invited Student Lecture.

  • Presidents

    Presidents’ Day

    Rachel Yenko-Martinka puts her time in Widener’s top office to good use. Read More...

Recent News

  • A Profile of PerseveranceWednesday, April 23, 2014

    A Profile of Perseverance

    Fred Maahs never dreamed he'd spend what was supposed to be his first day of college in a hospital bed.

  • Taking the Unexpected Journey to Finding Happiness in Your CareerTuesday, April 22, 2014

    Taking the Unexpected Journey to Finding Happiness in Your Career

    Kristin Weldon Peri grew up wanting to become either a judge or an artist. The Marcus Hook, Pennsylvania-native followed the more practical advice of friends and family and started down the legal path, earning a bachelor's in business administration from Widener in 1998 and a law degree from Widener Law three years later. Soon after she began working as a defense attorney in Philadelphia, building a foundation for becoming a judge.

  • Clinics of Care: Amidst Healthcare Crisis, Widener Serves the UnderservedTuesday, April 22, 2014

    Clinics of Care: Amidst Healthcare Crisis, Widener Serves the Underserved

    On a gray mid-afternoon less than a week before Christmas, men and women line up about twenty deep in a chilly wind and wait on the sidewalk to get inside Cityteam, an aid organization housed in a rehabilitated, red-brick factory building on the corner of Sproul Street and West 7th in the heart of Chester. The crowd is here to pick up fruits and vegetables donated to the needy by local grocery stores and arranged on folding tables in the first-floor hallway.

  • Tuesday, April 22, 2014

    City Recognizes Philadelphia Speakers Series as a "Cultural Treasure"

    The Philadelphia Speakers Series presented by Widener University celebrated its 10 season this year, and on Monday, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter closed the season by recognizing Widener's contribution to the cultural life of the city with an official tribute.

  • Tuesday, April 22, 2014

    Widener Celebrates the Bard's 450th, Renaissance Style

    In celebration of William Shakespeare's 450th birthday, Widener University's Lone Brick Theatre Company hosts the campus's First Annual Renaissance Festival on Sunday, April 27.

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