In the News

A blog post by Janine Utell, chair and professor of English, was featured on University of Venus, an Inside Higher Ed blog on August 4.


Law Professor John Culhane was quoted in a story on same-sex marriage in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on July 28.


A July 28 story in The New York Times on the Dell founder featured expert commentary provided by Law Professor Lawrence A. Hamermesh.


Distinguished Professor of Law Alan Garfield provided expert commentary on the Delaware school district thoughts on the bible for stories that appeared in News Journal, USA Today and The Northwestern on July 24.


Wes Leckrone, associate professor of political science, provided expert commentary in a story on college costs and a Super PAC his class is working on in the Delaware County Daily Times on July 22.


Rachel Dore, a recent graduate and adjunct professor in the Institute of Graduate Clinical Psychology, provided expert commentary on eating disorders for a July 22 story on YouBeauty.com, which appeared on Yahoo! Shine and Examiner.com.


Law Professor Juliet Morningiello provided expert commentary on the towns and counties that have gone bankrupt on CNBC.com on July 19. A similar story appeared in The Patriot-News.


Law Professor Jules Epstein provided expert commentary on the Zimmerman verdict in a July 14 story in the USA Today. Similar stories appeared in the Los Angeles Times, US News & World Report, and the Detroit Free Press.


A story on a money management guide created by through a partnership with faculty from the School of Business Administration and the Pennsylvania Assistive Technology Foundation was featured in The Philadelphia Inquirer on July 13. Dr. Caryl Carpenter, Dr. Dennis Laker, and David Haman were mentioned.


President James T. Harris III was quoted on his tenure at Widener in a story on the tenure of college presidents in The Philadelphia Inquirer on July 11.


Law Professor Robert Power provided expert commentary on gay marriage in Pennsylvania in a July 11 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette story.


Jessica Prince, assistant director of alumni initiatives, was quoted on college students managing debt in a story in The Philadelphia Inquirer on July 10.


Wes Leckrone, associate professor of political science, provided expert commentary on what might pass in terms of the liquor bills in Pennsylvania in a story in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review on July 5 and July 14, which also appeared in The Daily News and on PBC Morning News.


A Wall Street Journal article featuring expert commentary on attachment style from Dr. Hal Shorey, assistant professor of clinical psychology and director of Organizational Development Services, was mentioned on Time.com on July 5.


Wes Leckrone, associate professor of political science, provided expert commentary for a story on student loans on KYW-AM and CBSPhilly.com on July 1.


A story on Widener University's commitment to civic engagement in the city of Chester appeared on the website of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.


An op-ed by Distinguished Professor of Law Alan Garfield appeared in the News Journal on June 29.


Law Professor Randy Lee provided expert commentary on a story about a Pennsylvania hospital on ABC News Radio in June 28.


Law Professor John Culhane was quoted on the Prop 8 Decision in the News Journal and The Huffington Post on June 27.


Dr. Dwight DeWerth-Pallmeyer, director of communication studies, discussed how the media shaped public opinion during the afternoon broadcast on WDEL-AM on June 27.


Law Professor John Culhane and Distinguished Law Professor Alan Garfield provided expert commentary on a story regarding the decision to reject DOMA on WDEL-AM and WDDE-FM, the NPR affiliate, during the afternoon broadcast on June 26.


An op-ed co-written by Law Professor John Culhane on gun companies was featured in The New York Times in June 23.


A blog post by Janine Utell, chair and professor of English, was featured on University of Venus, an Inside Higher Ed blog on June 23.


Jules Epstein, associate professor of law, provided expert commentary on the George Zimmerman trail in The New York Times on June 20. Similar stories appeared in the USA Today and Los Angeles Times on June 23. Epstein was also interviewed on NewsTalk Radio and FoxNews.com.


Law Professor Lawrence Hamermesh was quoted in a story on Dell in The New York Times in June 22.


President James T. Harris III was featured in the Delaware County Daily Times on June 19, as he received a distinguished alumni award from Penn State.


Michael Dimino, Sr., associate professor of law, provided expert commentary on a story in The Patriot-News on voter ID laws, which also appeared in the Houston Chronicle and Beaumont Enterprise on June 17. He was also interviewed on WDEL-AM about the SCOTUS opinion involving proof of citizenship for Arizona voters.


Law Professor Lawrence Hamermesh provided expert commentary in a story on Google in Bloomberg News, which also ran in the Financial Post, Futures Magazine and on Telegram.com on June 17.


Law Professor John Culhane provided expert commentary on the Supreme Court gay-marriage rulings in an article in the USA Today on June 16, which also appeared in The Huffington Post, The Washington Post, Detroit Free Press, and Desert Sun.


Law Professor Randy Lee was interviewed on Radio Smart Talk on WITF-FM regarding communications privacy in the wake of the NSA revelations on June 13.


Associate Law Professor D. Benjamin Barros provided expert commentary for a Bloomburg story on fracking on June 11.


Law Professor Jules Epstein provided commentary on best practices for police internal investigations for a story on WCAU-TV (NBC) on June 1.


A May 31 story in the News Journal on the expansion of Wilmington Hospital featured expert commentary from Dr. Michael Rosko, professor of health care management.


A column by political science major Andrea Stickley about Student Lobby Day appeared in the Delaware County Daily Times on May 30.


Dr. Scott Van Bramer, professor of chemistry, provided expert commentary for the science column in the Delaware County Daily Times on May 28.


The May 25 edition of The Armenian Reporter featured a story on a presentation Dr. Mitchell Rothman, professor of anthropology, took part in on the Shengavit Preserve at the Armenian Library.


Law Professor Juliet Moringiello provided expert commentary in an Associated Press story about impact of the Harrisburg election, which appeared in a number of outlets including: CNBC, Washington Observer-Reporter, Bloomberg Businessweek, and The Republic on May 22.


A story featuring two of the valedictorians Michelle Callaghan and Erin Sylvester, and the salutatorian Charlotte Kirkby of the Class of 2013 at Widener appeared in the South Jersey Times on May 22.


Lawrence Hamermesh, professor of corporate and business law in the Institute of Delaware Corporate Law at Widener, provided expert commentary in an Associated Press story about JPMorgan that appeared in a number of news outlets including: The Philadelphia Inquirer, the Boston Herald, Yahoo! News Canada, Miami Herald, and The Sacramento Bee on May 21.


A story on commencement at Widener, featuring two 2013 graduates appeared in the Delaware County Daily Times on May 19. WPVI-TV (ABC), KYW-TV (CBS), and WPSG-TV (CW) also aired clips of commencement.


John Dernbach, distinguished professor of law, provided expert commentary in a May 16 Reuters story, which appeared in The New York Times, CNBC, The Baltimore Sun, The Chicago Tribune, and the Orlando Sentinel, as well as other news outlets.


Jules Epstein, associate professor of law, provided expert commentary on the sentencing of former PA Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin in a number of news outlets on May 9 including: the Associated Press, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, The Philadelphia Inquirer, New Jersey Herald, Phillymag.com, Bloomberg Businessweek, Delaware County Daily Times, and the York Daily Record.


A May 8 story in The Wall Street Journal featured the research of D. Benjamin Barros, associate dean for faculty research and development for the School of Law.


Dr. Hal Shorey, assistant professor of clinical psychology and director of Organizational Development Services, provided expert commentary in a story on what triggers people to revel too much in The Wall Street Journal on May 7.


Wes Leckrone, assistant professor of political science, provide expert commentary on voter registration in the Delaware County Daily Times on May 5.


A Business Wire story on the Fitch Rating of Widener University appeared in The Wall Street Journal and on CNBC, Reuters, and Yahoo! Finance on May 2.


Michael Hussey, associate law professor, was quoted in an article on shareholders in the Central Penn Business Journal on May 3.


Justin Holbrook, associate professor of law and director of the Veterans Law Clinic, provided expert commentary in a story on veterans with disabilities in The Patriot-News on April 30.


A blog post by Janine Utell, chair and associated professor of English, was featured on University of Venus, an Inside Higher Ed Blog on April 21.


Law Professor Leonard Sosnov was interviewed on WDEL-AM during the afternoon broadcast on April 18 about the Supreme Court decision requiring warrants for blood tests in most DUI cases.


The Associated Press ran a story from Campus Inq., a Philadelphia Inquirer Blog on a partnership Widener University has with Golden Valley Farms to produce environmentally-friendly coffee, featuring expert commentary by Stephen Madigosky, professor of environmental science. The story appeared in a number of news outlets including: Philly.com, Newsworks, WDEL-AM, WCAU-TV (NBC) and The Republic on April 17. Additional stories also included the launch of the coffee on Main Campus on April 22. These stories appeared on WCAU-TV (NBC), WHYY-FM, and the Delaware County Daily Times.


Connie Holt, dietitian and associate professor of hospitality management, provided expert commentary on seven ways to spring clean your health on CNN.com on April 17.


James May, professor of law and co-director of the Environmental Law Center, provided expert commentary for a story on water bill worries in the News Journal on April 12.


The Lancaster Newspapers featured a story on Patrick McMillan, who served as the 2013 President-for-a-Day, on April 9. Additional news stories on President-for-a-Day appeared on WPVI-TV (ABC) and on WTXF-TV (FOX) on April 10.Channel 11, Blue Ridge Communications also ran a segment on McMillan as President-for-a-Day on April 11.


A column on the Ennead Awards by Law Professor John Culhane appeared in The Huffington Post on April 10.


A column on science in the Delaware County Daily Times featured expert commentary on brain mapping from Dr. Cary Leung, visiting assistant professor of biology, and Dr. Sachin Patil, assistant professor of chemical engineering, on April 9.


A story on Widener's Women Law Caucus' bake sale that was held to demonstrate equal pay was featured in The Patriot-News on April 8 and on WLYH-TV (CW) on April 9.


An Op-Ed on same-sex marriage by Law Professor Alan Garfield appeared in the News Journal on April 7.


Jules Epstein, associate professor of law, submitted a letter on eye witnesses, which appeared in The Philadelphia Inquirer on April 4.


Take Back the Night an event sponsored by the Center for Violence Prevention at Widener University was featured during the evening news broadcast on April 3 on WCAU-TV (NBC). Elizabeth Braccia, a junior social work major, who helped plan this year's event was quoted on the importance of creating awareness of domestic violence.


Wes Leckrone, associate professor of political science, provided expert commentary in a story on the Corbett campaign for the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review on April 3.


Law Professor John Culhane was quoted in an Associated Press story that appeared in a number of news outlets including: ABC News, The New York Times, The Huffington Post, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Washington Post, and The Miami Herald on March 28.


Kenn Tacchino, professor of accounting and taxation, provided expert commentary for a story on retirement on MarketWatch on March 28.


Law Professor John Culhane participated in a Google Hangout on same-sex marriage for the Washington Post on March 27.


A March 25 story on New Jersey judicial nominations in The Philadelphia Inquirer included expert commentary from Michael Dimino, Sr., associate professor of law.


An Op-Ed by Alan Garfield, professor of law, on marriage appeared in the News Journal on March 25.


J. Joseph Edgette, professor emeritus, provided expert commentary for a story on the Titanic II in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on March 21.


Dr. Hal Shorey, assistant professor of clinical psychology, provided expert commentary for a story on visions posters in The Philadelphia Inquirer on March 20.


A column by Law Professor John Culhane on coercion appeared in the Huffington Post on March 20.


Wes Leckrone, assistant professor of political science, provided expert commentary on a story regarding the Turnpike Commission in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review on March 15.


Law Professor John Culhane was quoted in an ABCNews.com story on March 12 about abortion.


Law Professor Lawrence Hamermesh provided expert commentary for a March 7 story on Bloomberg.


A story on a grant Dr. Sachin Patil, assistant professor of chemical engineering, received from the Alzheimer's Association was featured in the Delaware County Daily Times on March 6 and March 9.


On March 6, the Delaware County Daily Times announced that the School of Nursing received funding from the Independence Blue Cross Foundation's Nurses for Tomorrow program.


An article on the Sandusky investigation in The Patriot-News on March 6 mentioned Geoffrey Moulton, associate professor of law.


Doug Wolfberg, a law alumnus, adjunct professor, and member of the Board of Overseers, was interviewed on NPR's "Talk of the Nation" on March 6 about Good Samaritan laws and the legal liability for dispatchers and bystanders.


Matthew Hirsch, immigration law adjunct professor, was a guest on Larry Kane's The Voice of Reason show on Comcast, which aired on March 3 and was rebroadcasted on March 6.


A story in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review that featured expert commentary from Wes Leckrone, assistant professor of political science, was picked up by the Associated Press and appeared in the Connecticut Post and the New Jersey Herald, among other outlets on March 5.


Law Professor John Culhane wrote a column on the NASCAR fan injury at Daytona for Slate.com on March 1.