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Recent News

  • Widener Screening Documentary Tuesday, October 14, 2014

    Widener Screening Documentary "1971" about Burglary of Media, Pa. FBI Office

    In 1971, Media, Pa. became the focus of an intense FBI manhunt to discover who broke into the bureau's office there and stole all of the files, leaving only questions that remained unanswered for more than 40 years. Earlier this year, former Washington Post reporter Betty Medsger answered many of the questions in her book "The Burglary: The Discovery of J. Edgar Hoover's Secret FBI." Now, the story is also being told in the documentary film "1971" which debuted at the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival.

  • Three Widener Faculty Named Distinguished University ProfessorsTuesday, October 14, 2014

    Three Widener Faculty Named Distinguished University Professors

    They represent different academic disciplines, but on Friday, Dr. Betsy Crane, Dr. Stephen Madigosky and Dr. Scott Van Bramer all received the same title - Distinguished University Professor.

  • Former Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard to Speak at WidenerWednesday, October 8, 2014

    Former Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard to Speak at Widener

    Julia Gillard, former prime minister of Australia, will speak at Widener University at 1 p.m. Monday, October 20 in Lathem Hall at 13th and Potter Streets in Chester. The event is free and open to the public, but space is limited. To reserve seating, call 610-499-4112 or e-mail cjcaporale@widener.edu.

  • Iain Moyer Leads New Widener Pep BandFriday, September 26, 2014

    Iain Moyer Leads New Widener Pep Band

    This semester, Widener is launching a Pep Band that will perform at athletic events and other university functions. The ensemble is directed by Dr. Iain Moyer, the newly appointed director of athletic bands and music programs recruiter.

  • Epifani is First to Major in Sociology with a Civic Engagement and Social Change ConcentrationFriday, September 26, 2014

    Epifani is First to Major in Sociology with a Civic Engagement and Social Change Concentration

    Nicolette Epifani had become immersed in service since arriving on Widener's campus as a member of the Presidential Service Corps. The idea that she could also focus her coursework on making a difference appealed to her.

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