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Widener President Leaving To Take Post In San Diego

Widener University president James Harris III is resigning at the end of July to become president of the University of San Diego.


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Therapist Suggests Exploring Motivations Before Pursuing Career In Philadelphia

“I always ask my students to really explore their motivations for going into this profession,” says Dr. Evans-Weaver of Widener University.


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Student Arrested In Connection With Social Media Threat Against Widener University

Students and faculty at Widener University were on high alert after a someone made a threat on campus.


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Rain Forces Widener University Graduation Inside

Widener University’s commencement ceremony today will be held inside the Schwartz Athletic Center Field House.


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Widener Students In Harrisburg To Lobby For College Debt Relief

College students from across Pennsylvania are heading to Harrisburg today, to lobby lawmakers on debt relief for middle-income college students.


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Widener University: Student Diagnosed With Viral Meningitis

A student at Widener University has contracted viral meningitis, school officials confirmed Friday.


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Kelly Settling In As New Widener Football Head Coach

Widener University has enjoyed a lot of success in recent years in college football. Despite the success, there hasn’t been much continuity with the head coaching position with the Pride. Mike Kelly plans to put an end to that.


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Police Seek Public’s Help Following Widener University Shooting

A shooting on the campus of Widener University does not appear to be a random act of violence, officials announced Tuesday as the search for the shooter continues.


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Widener University Student Shot On Campus; Suspect At Large

It happened at about 8:45 p.m. Monday near the Schwartz Athletic Center in Chester, Delaware County.


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Interest Rates Rise On Student Loans Despite Increase In Defaults

Interest rates on new federally subsidized Stafford loans were set to double Monday after Congress failed to act before the deadline. That means more debt for college students.


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Hero Bowl To Honor Heroes

The special game that will be played Thursday night at 7 p.m. at Widener University’s Quick Stadium—the 37th annual Hero Bowl, which benefits the families of fallen police officers, fight fighters and EMT workers.


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Local College Athlete Leaves Great Legacy At Widener

Nicole Nardone wrapped up her college career as a standout field hockey player at Widener University in the fall, but her legacy at the school goes way beyond the field.


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Local Expert Discusses What To Expect In Obama’s Second Term

Now that the campaign is over, what happens now?


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Jerry Sandusky’s Attorney, Joe Amendola, Addresses Lawyers At Widener University

Few cases have grabbed the attention of the public and the media like the sex abuse trial of Jerry Sandusky, turning the suspect into a convicted criminal and his attorney into a bit of legal celebrity.


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Local Anthropologist Discusses Recent Study On Child Rearing

A recent study published in the Journal “Pediatrics” finds babies who are permitted to cry a bit while they are trying to go to sleep will not suffer any long term damage. But one local expert says in some cultures this practice would be considered taboo or unnecessary.