COVID-19 has certainly shaped 2020. But it’s not the only noteworthy event from this past year. Before we welcome 2021, we’re taking a look back at this extraordinary year, and the remarkable role Widener played in it.
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From groundbreaking lab work to working the dirt at an Alternative Spring Break site, from consulting small businesses to developing national models for excellence in patient care, we've got no shortage of success stories we're thrilled to share with our donors. Scroll down to explore some of our greatest accomplishments of the past few years, all made possible by gifts from donors like you.
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The university community has heeded the lessons learned from virtual engagement last spring to expand and innovate opportunities this fall. Campus leaders will build upon it even further for spring 2021.
Where can you use Nobel Prize-winning “genetic scissors” to research the impact of heat stress on commercial chickens or fat formation in fruit flies and humans? In Widener’s undergraduate biology and biochemistry labs.
Two Widener alumni, and their digital marketing company, helped bring Philadelphia’s virtual Veterans Parade to life. They got some help from fellow Widener graduates, current students, faculty, and campus facilities.
An online MSW student is working to get a national designation for families of veterans who die by suicide. Calling the program Green Star families, it would provide mental health counseling for the lost veterans' survivors.
Students choose their speed, specialization, and class format and customize the Widener MBA experience to fit their needs. Here, we take your success personally.
When the pandemic struck, Widener education faculty developed a webinar to help teachers learn more about online instruction. It focused on collaboration, communication, creativity, and critical thinking and led some participants to enroll in Widener's online teaching endorsement certification program.
The Center for Human Sexuality Studies offers the support and flexibility to help students advance in their careers, like Arial Moore who's nonprofit Safe Havynn Education Center received a $1.3 million federal grant to expand teen sexual wellness programming.
This semester, Wawa is embedded as a case study in an introductory management course, with company executives, including Widener alumni, speaking to students and offering advice. It’s just one of several connections between the university and the convenience store chain.
Widener has made significant progress to advance a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive community, but there’s still much work to do, and the university is committed to the journey.