In the Media
Jill Family, professor of law and government at Commonwealth Law, was interviewed for a Q&A about her career path.
Delaware Law Dean Rod Smolla is featured on this podcast talking about experiential learning in law school.
In the 6th annual Forbes #MyTopCollege social media contest, Widener won first place in the medium school division and second place overall, besting colleges and universities from around the nation. The Forbes article mentions that President Julie E. Wollman led the push with her own social media postings.
This article features Widener’s Robotics Engineering program and quotes sophomore Nick Lubeck and Associate Professor Xiaomu Song.
Alan Garfield, a distinguished professor at Delaware Law, wrote an opinion piece about gun rights in the aftermath of recent mass shootings.
Bill and Tracey Swanson retired from Widener University in July after a combined 71 years of service. Bill held a position in the maintenance department’s carpenter shop since 1985, while Tracey served as administrative assistant to the nursing dean since 1991. The article also quotes Dean of Nursing Anne Krouse and Director of Maintenance Carmen Lex.
Widener University’s Chemistry Club won first place at the 6th Annual Chem Wars on April 14. Hannah Boles, a finance major from Upper Chichester, was a member of the winning team.
Widener Esports Coach Devin Hartnett talks with Cheddar about the university’s new esports program and its future.
Article author and computer science student DJ Reider writes about his experience at Widener as a varsity soccer athlete and the academic and athletic support offered throughout his college career.
New head coach of the Widener men’s soccer team, Ross Liberati, who was named to the United Soccer Coaches 30 Under 30, is featured on this episode (55:00) discussing his upcoming inaugural season with the Pride.
Professor Kenneth Pobo, co-chair of the creative writing department, has released two new books of poetry: “Dindi Expecting Snow” and “The Antlantis Hit Parade.”
Commonwealth Law's Emeritus Professor Michael J. Cozzillio co-authored this opinion piece that voices his perspective on the current state of political affairs in the U.S.
Professor Ronald Mersky, chair of the civil engineering department, is quoted on the importance of state regulations on landfills.
What Will The Future Of College Look Like? A Sneak Peek Into Our Crystal Ball In Week 6 of #MyTopCollege
Widener closed out last week still leading the mid-sized school category. Now in the final week of the competition, people are asked to share side-by-side photos of your time at Widener as part of the #10YearChallenge. Tell us how you have grown since graduating? How has Widener shaped your life and who you are today?
Real Leaders Magazine featured Widener President Julie E. Wollman and recent Widener graduate Gabrielle Gehron on their experience participating in the annual President For a Day. Dr. Wollman and Gebhon, who was a senior biomedical engineering student at the time, shared the insight they gained from this unique Widener tradition that focuses on preparing students to be the next generation of leaders.
Thomas W. Speakman, a graduate of Widener’s higher education doctoral program and a veteran higher-education enrollment-management professional, has joined Delaware Valley University as executive director of admission. This announcement was also shared in Lower Bucks Times.
This Associated Press article quotes John Culhane, co-director of the Family Health Law and Policy Institute at Delaware Law, on why a settlement may be possible for the lawsuits brought against Ohio State by men who were abused by a university team doctor. The article appeared in more than 150 outlets including The New York Times, WITF, Yahoo! News, The Houston Chronicle, and The Detroit News.
The Honorable Michael W. Arrington, a Widener Law graduate, was sworn in for his first term as a judge of the Delaware Family Court.