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M42 Orion Nebula
03
Oct

Monday Twilight Stargazing Sessions

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  • Widener Observatory - Kirkbride Hall
Open to:
  • Alumni
  • Community/Public
  • Current Adult & Continuing Studies Students
  • Current Graduate Students
  • Current Undergraduate Students
  • Faculty/Staff

Looking for something to do after the sun goes down? Reach for the stars and explore the galaxy with Widener's Observatory!

Sun with prominences
07
Oct

Friday Evening Stargazing Session

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  • Widener Observatory - Kirkbride Hall
Open to:
  • Alumni
  • Community/Public
  • Current Adult & Continuing Studies Students
  • Current Graduate Students
  • Current Undergraduate Students
  • Faculty/Staff

Join Professor Augensen at the Widener Observatory for an out of this world experience! Registration is required in advance to attend!

Students in the crowd during homecoming football game. One student flashing the peace sign at the camera.
10
Oct

Homecoming (Oct. 10-15)

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  • Widener University Chester Campus
Open to:
  • Alumni
  • Current Adult & Continuing Studies Students
  • Current Graduate Students
  • Current Undergraduate Students
  • Faculty/Staff

Get Excited for Homecoming 2022—October 10 - 15, 2022! Visit our alumni website for more details about this year's entire week of events.

13
Oct

Widener Faculty & Staff Community Reading Group

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  • Zoom
Open to:
  • Faculty/Staff

This reading group open to all Widener faculty & staff is an open forum with the goal of improving understanding of cultures, identities, histories, and communities. We will discuss Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present by Harriet A. Washington.

14
Oct

Future of Work Conference

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  • Widener Chester Campus, Quick Center, Lathem Hall
Open to:
  • Alumni
  • Current Adult & Continuing Studies Students
  • Current Graduate Students
  • Current Undergraduate Students
  • Faculty/Staff

The technologies associated with the Fourth Industrial Revolution are changing every facet of work and societies. Join us free of charge at the 2nd Annual Future of Work Conference and hear from industry and Widener experts to help you get ahead of the curve.

First Quarter Moon
17
Oct

Monday Twilight Stargazing Sessions

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  • Widener Observatory - Kirkbride Hall
Open to:
  • Alumni
  • Community/Public
  • Current Adult & Continuing Studies Students
  • Current Graduate Students
  • Current Undergraduate Students
  • Faculty/Staff

Join Professor Augensen as he explores the wonders of the galaxy! Register in advance for admittance into the Widener Observatory!

28
Oct

Current Conversations in Social Work

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  • Zoom
Open to:
  • Alumni
  • Community/Public
  • Current Adult & Continuing Studies Students
  • Current Graduate Students
  • Current Undergraduate Students
  • Faculty/Staff

Center for Social Work Education invites you to our "Current Conversations" throughout the academic year. PA State Representative Mike Schlossberg will speak about "What's on the Ballot" -the power of our vote to ensure the well-being of the clients we serve, ourselves, and our communities.

M1 Crab Nebula in Taurus
04
Nov

Friday Evening Stargazing Session

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  • Widener Observatory- Kirkbride
Open to:
  • Alumni
  • Community/Public
  • Current Adult & Continuing Studies Students
  • Current Graduate Students
  • Current Undergraduate Students
  • Faculty/Staff

Looking for something to do after the sun goes down? Reach for the stars and explore the galaxy at Widener's Observatory!

Observatory NGC 4565 Needle Galaxy in Coma Berenices
07
Nov

Monday Twilight Stargazing Sessions

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  • Widener Observatory - Kirkbride Hall
Open to:
  • Community/Public
  • Current Adult & Continuing Studies Students
  • Current Graduate Students
  • Current Undergraduate Students
  • Faculty/Staff

Join us for a Virtual Stargazing session! Enjoy the wonders of the evening sky with your friends and family at Widener's Observatory!

Globular Star Cluster M13
09
Nov

Stargazing: Fall Teachers' Night

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  • Widener Observatory - Kirkbride Hall
Open to:
  • Alumni
  • Community/Public
  • Current Adult & Continuing Studies Students
  • Current Graduate Students
  • Current Undergraduate Students
  • Faculty/Staff

Calling all K-12 teachers! The Widener Observatory wants to treat you to a night among the stars! You spend all day helping students reach for the stars! Now, treat yourself and your family to an unforgettable experience!

16
Nov

Widener Faculty & Staff Community Reading Group

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  • Zoom
Open to:
  • Faculty/Staff

This reading group open to all Widener faculty & staff is an open forum with the goal of improving understanding of cultures, identities, histories, and communities. We will discuss Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present by Harriet A. Washington.

Planet Saturn
21
Nov

Monday Twilight Stargazing

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  • Widener Observatory - Kirkbride Hall
Open to:
  • Alumni
  • Community/Public
  • Current Undergraduate Students
  • Faculty/Staff

Looking for something to do after the sun goes down? Reach for the stars and explore the galaxy with Widener's Observatory!

Globular Star Cluster M13
02
Dec

Friday Evening Stargazing Session

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  • Widener Observatory - Kirkbride Hall
Open to:
  • Alumni
  • Community/Public
  • Current Adult & Continuing Studies Students
  • Current Graduate Students
  • Current Undergraduate Students
  • Faculty/Staff

Looking for something to do after the sun goes down? Reach for the stars and explore the galaxy with Widener's Observatory!

First Quarter Moon
05
Dec

Monday Twilight Stargazing Session

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  • Widener Observatory - Kirkbride Hall
Open to:
  • Alumni
  • Community/Public
  • Current Adult & Continuing Studies Students
  • Current Graduate Students
  • Current Undergraduate Students
  • Faculty/Staff

There's more to the night sky than meets the eye! The Widener Observatory is the perfect spot to enjoy the celestial beauty of the atmosphere in an up-close and personal way.

Mars Stargazing
07
Dec

Mars Night at the Observatory!

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  • Widener Observatory- Kirkbride
Open to:
  • Alumni
  • Community/Public
  • Current Adult & Continuing Studies Students
  • Current Graduate Students
  • Current Undergraduate Students
  • Faculty/Staff

Escape from Earth with a trip to the observatory and get a glimpse into the red planet! Join us for a night of astronomy and adventure, all leading up to pictures of the magnificent celestial object...

M82 Exploding Galaxy in Ursa Major
19
Dec

Monday Twilight Stargazing Sessions

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  • Widener Observatory - Kirkbride Hall
Open to:
  • Alumni
  • Community/Public
  • Current Adult & Continuing Studies Students
  • Current Graduate Students
  • Current Undergraduate Students
  • Faculty/Staff

Enjoy the wonders of the evening sky with your friends and family with Professor Augensen at Widener's Observatory!