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Why is Halloween starting in the summer?

A look at why some stores are already preparing for Halloween season, Ross Steinman, psychology professor, explains that the fall holiday is a welcomed symbol of a return to normalcy and routine for many. This article also appeared in Arab Media.


The #MyTopCollege Winners of 2019

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.

Span Magazine

Building the Robots

This article features Widener’s Robotics Engineering program and quotes sophomore Nick Lubeck and Associate Professor Xiaomu Song.

Delaware County Daily Times

Couple retires after 71 years of dedication to Widener

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.

The Philly Soccer Page

The College Experience: Finding the right destination

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.

United Soccer Coach's Podcast

United Soccer Coach’s Podcast

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.

Delaware County Daily Times

Widener professor releases two new poetry books

 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.”

Real Leaders Magazine

Lessons in Leadership: Student and President Swap Roles for a Day

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.