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    Writing Wrongs, Mentoring Youth, Redeeming Souls

    Edited by a Widener faculty member and a student, a new anthology of writing by inmates is intended to help at-risk youth find a "beautiful future."

    Three Named Distinguished University Professors

    New initiative recognizes faculty accomplishment in teaching, scholarship, and service.

    Widener Students Produce Magazine Focusing on Chester

    Mayor says Chester magazine will help attract businesses to and investment in the city. 

    Fighting Cancer, Learning Engineering

    Widener professor and student publish findings in prestigious journal.

    Widener Partners on Security Camera Initiative in Chester

    The multi-phase initiative aims to help reduce crime in the city. 

    Clinics of Care

    Amidst healthcare crisis, Widener serves the underserved.

    Widener Partners with Delco Times on Live News Broadcast

    "Live from the Newsroom" provides students with hands-on experience on a live news show.

    • Widener Announces Winners of the Fourth Annual High School Leadership Awards
      Tuesday, January 27, 2015

      Widener Announces Winners of the Fourth Annual High School Leadership Awards

      Widener University, one of the nation's premier universities for civic engagement and applied leadership, today announced the winners of the Widener University High School Leadership Awards. In its fourth year, the program recognized 134 students from high schools in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware who demonstrated courage and leadership within their communities.

    • Senior Political Analyst David Gergen to Speak at Widener
      Monday, January 26, 2015

      Senior Political Analyst David Gergen to Speak at Widener

      Senior Political Analyst David Gergen, who served as an adviser to four U.S. presidents of both parties, will speak at Widener University at 1 p.m. Monday, February 9 in the University Center Webb Room. The event is free and open to the public, but space is limited.

    • Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalists to Speak at Widener University
      Tuesday, January 13, 2015

      Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalists to Speak at Widener University

      Wendy Ruderman and Barbara Laker, the two Philadelphia Daily News reporters who earned the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for their coverage of a Philadelphia police corruption scandal, will speak at Widener University on Wednesday, Feb. 4 at 6:30 p.m. in Founders Hall Room 109. The event is free and open to the public.

    • Widener Again Receives Community Engagement Classification from Carnegie Foundation
      Wednesday, January 7, 2015

      Widener Again Receives Community Engagement Classification from Carnegie Foundation

      Widener University, which was among the first colleges and universities nationwide to be classified by the Carnegie Foundation as a "community engagement" institution in 2006, has again received that select designation following an intensive application and review process.

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