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Feature Story Archive

  •  18 Dec, 2015

    'Tis the Season

    Happy Holidays! In the spirit of the holiday season, take a look at a few ways Widener gave back this year.

  •  3 Dec, 2015

    Common Reading

    First-year common experience gives Widener students a new perspective on men incarcerated at S.C.I. Graterford.

  •  20 Nov, 2015

    Community Tech Day

    Widener computer science students offer a free tech support clinic for Chester residents and nonprofit organizations.

  •  9 Nov, 2015

    Learning Thru Leadership

    A handful of undergraduate students at Widener are leading workshops in the Oskin Leadership Institute certificate program.

  •  28 Oct, 2015

    Incredibly Accepting

    Widener takes pride in creating a welcoming environment for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community on its college campuses.

  •  12 Oct, 2015

    A Homecoming to Remember

    Widener alumni, family and friends, thank you for making homecoming so special and a weekend to remember.

  •  5 Oct, 2015

    Read All About It

    Graduate students in the School of Human Service Professions pen newspaper advice columns based on their research.

  •  25 Sep, 2015

    Bringing their “A” Game

    Widener student-athletes don’t shy away from the academic rigors of college life, they meet them head on.

  •  11 Sep, 2015

    Sense of Community

    Harris Hall, Widener’s newest residence hall, is more than a place for students to lay their heads at night, it is a vibrant living learning environment all its own.

  •  24 Aug, 2015

    Research Redefined

    Widener’s summer research program cultivates an environment of innovation for students university-wide.

  •  5 Aug, 2015

    The Study of Movement

    Whether it’s through our dance program or clubs, Widener offers all students an opportunity to explore the study of movement.

  •  23 Jul, 2015

    Global Perspective

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

  •  7 Jul, 2015

    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.

  •  22 Jun, 2015

    Planting Roots in Chester

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

  •  9 Jun, 2015

    Women in Computing

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

  •  15 May, 2015

    Difference Makers

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

  •  30 Apr, 2015

    Education in Action

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

  •  20 Apr, 2015

    Real-World Learning

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

  •  8 Apr, 2015

    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.

  •  27 Mar, 2015

    New Era for Law School

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

  •  20 Mar, 2015

    Celebrating Success

    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.

  •  10 Mar, 2015

    Community Collaboration

    Schmutz Student Civic Engagement Mini-Grants are awarded to support undergraduate student-led projects developed in collaboration with community partners.

  •  23 Feb, 2015

    Sound of School Spirit

    The Widener University Pep Band is one of many opportunities for non-music majors to continue their love of music in college

  •  13 Feb, 2015

    10 Years of inspiration

    Since January 2005, the Widener Observatory has given students, university staff and community members a first-hand look at science in action.

  •  3 Feb, 2015

    Advocating for Access

    Higher education students work to improve the collegiate experience for differently abled individuals.

  •  23 Jan, 2015

    Common Experience

    Freshman Common Reading Experience gives Widener students a fresh perspective of the surrounding community.

  •  15 Jan, 2015

    Engaging in Liberal Arts

    Widener offers a distinct liberal arts education that combines traditional fields of study with community-based learning