October 18, 2018

In the News:

NBC 10
October 16, 2018
Hatboro Horsham High School student Chris Yoon received the Widener/NBC 10 High School Leadership Award.

Attorney General debate
WDEL
October 18, 2018
A video of last night’s debate at Delaware Law School between the candidates running for Delaware’s Attorney General. Coverage was also featured in Delaware 105.9 News Talk

Rising Stars in Local Business Honored by U.S. Small Business Administration, Seedcopa
Vista Today
October 18, 2018
The Widener Small Business Development Center helped recognize and celebrate the U.S. Small Business Administration’s 2018 Emerging Leaders Class.

Alumni News:

McGahn, Soldier for Trump and Witness Against Him, Leaves White House
New York Times
October 17, 2018
Don McGahn is a Commonwealth Law graduate.

Athletic Updates:

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Seminar on Introduction to Government Marketing; 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.; Quick Center
  • The Global Refugee Crisis: Beyond the Numbers; 2 – 3:15 p.m.; Academic Center North Amphitheater
  • Nostalgia, Race, and Authoritarianism in O’Connor’s Fiction and Trump’s America; 4 – 5 p.m.; University Center Room A

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus today:

  • Themis Bar Review Table Day; all day; The Pit
  • Fall OCI Student Interviews; 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.; DCR and A137
  • Prof. Sholtis Legal Methods Combined Class; 10 – 11:30 a.m.; A180
  • Prof. Lee Prof Resp Review Session; 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.; L203
  • Property Quiz Review with Prof. Dernbach; 3:30 – 5 p.m.; L204
  • Power Up Class; 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.; L206
  • CDO/Business Law Institute Presentation Workshop; 5 – 5:50 p.m.; L201
  • Prof. Lee Con Law Review Session; 5:10 – 5:55 p.m.; L202

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

In the News:

$4.8B Akorn Ruling More Outlier Than Shift At Chancery
Law360
October 15, 2018
Article quotes Lawrence Hamermesh, professor of corporate and business law at Delaware Law School and director of the University of Pennsylvania Law School’s Institute for Law and Economics.

Alumni News:

People on the Move
Buffalo Business First
October 5, 2018
Commonwealth Law alum Joseph T. Giglia, II was appointed Chief Human Resources Officer for ECMC Corporation.

Former Del. Justice Rejoins Young Conaway As Sr. Counsel
Law360
October 9, 2018
Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor LLP welcomed back to their staff former Delaware Supreme Court Justice Jack B. Jacobs, who earned an L.L.D. from Delaware Law.

Coronato Replacement Sworn In

Jersey Shore Online
October 9, 2018
Widener Law graduate Bradley Billhimer was sworn in as the Ocean County, New Jersey prosecutor.

Homepage Feature Story:

Comcast Connection: View from the Top

Athletic Updates:

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Still Alice: Discussion; 4 – 5 p.m.; Kirkbride 321
  • Fall 2018 Bistro Dinner Series; 5 – 7:30 p.m.; J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Dining Room

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus today:

  • Kaplan Table Day; all day; The Pit
  • Trivia Night; 6 – 8 p.m.; Side Bar

Events on Delaware Law Campus today:

  • Debate for Delaware’s Attorney General Election; 6 – 7 p.m.; Ruby R. Vale Moot Courtroom

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

In the News:

Widener University Traces Its Origins Back to 1821
Delaware County Daily Times
October 8, 2018
A brief look into Widener’s robust history in time for the 150th anniversary of Old Main. Article is re-purposed in Pivot Today.

Defense keeps Williamson undefeated
Delaware County Daily Times
October 13, 2018
Game coverage of Widener football against Stevenson this past weekend.

NBC10
October 15, 2018
Taylor Branch of Central Bucks East High School is the newest winner of the Widener high school leadership award presented in partnership with NBC10.

After Brunson release, spotlight turns to NASA scientist, other Americans jailed in Turkey
Fox News
October 15, 2018
Despite the release of Andrew Brunson, Widener Chemistry Professor Ismail Kul remains imprisoned in Turkey with nearly one dozen other Americans.

Capitol Checkup: ‘It’s healthcare, stupid,’ in 2018; progress on cheaper drugs
S&P Global Market Intelligence
October 15, 2018
Professor Emeritus Joseph Fuhr is quoted explaining how biosimilars, which are medicines intended to be lower-cost versions of biologic therapies, can impact the pharmaceutical markets and deliver lower-cost treatments to consumers.

WDEL 101.7
October 15, 2018
Delaware Law School will host a debate for the candidates running for Delaware Attorney General on Wednesday, Sept. 17 at 6 p.m. in the Moot Courtroom.

Government Intervenes in Medicare Fraud Lawsuit Filed by Berger Montague Against Texas Cardiovascular Center
ABC 25
October 15, 2018
Article features Delaware Law Adjunct Professor Shauna Itri. Article also appears in Index-Journal.

Today in History: Oct. 16, 2018
Delaware County Daily Time
October 16, 2018
Ten years ago the Widener Small Business Development Center hosted a seminar targeting minority- and women-owned businesses and how they can get a piece of the action.

Alumni News:

Sheba Vine Contributes to Health Care Compliance Professional’s Manual about Changing Marijuana Laws
Market Insider
October 16, 2018
Sheba Vine is a Widener Law graduate. Article is also published in ABC25

Athletic Updates:

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus today:

  • BarBri Table Day; all day; The Pit
  • DCBA/CLE Keys to Successful Mediation; 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.; A180
  • Prof. Kearney Student Advisee Meeting; 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.; L203
  • Faculty Meeting; 11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.; L205
  • BLSA How to Network; 5 – 5:50 p.m.; L206
  • Prof. Lee Torts Review Sessions; 5 – 6 p.m.; L202

Events on Delaware Law Campus today:

  • Delaware Shakespeare presents “The City of Venice Mock Appeal”; Vale Courtroom

Monday, October 15, 2018

In the News:

IGI Global Announces the Winners of the 10th Annual Excellence in Research Journal Awards
MBA Rendezvous
October 11, 2018
Donna W. McCloskey, associate professor of business, was recognized in the Tenth Annual Excellence in Research Journal Awards by IGI Global for her social sciences and humanities research.

Darts & Laurels: A salute to Lower Chi officer for thwarting attack
Delaware County Daily Times
October 13, 2018
Article mentions Widener’s nursing disaster simulation drill and  sesquicentennial celebration of Old Main.

This Week in Pennsylvania
ABC27
October 14, 2018
Commonwealth Law Professor Michael Dimino is featured on the program discussing the shift in public opinion regarding the Supreme Court following Brett Kavanaugh’s hearings and confirmation.

Widener nursing students, first responders get live disaster training
Delco News Network
October 14, 2018
Additional coverage of the School of Nursing’s disaster simulation last week at Talen Energy Stadium.

Press Release:

Widener University announces new assistant vice president for administration and finance

Athletic Updates:

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Giving Voice to Low-Wage Workers: Legal Advocacy for Justice; 12 – 1 p.m.; University Center Webb Room
  • Still Alice: Discussion; 12 – 1 p.m.; Kirkbride 321
  • Monday Twilight Sessions; 7 8 p.m.; Widener ObservatoryEvents on Commonwealth Law Campus today:
  • Federal Bar Association Pizza and Policy; 3:30 – 5 p.m.; The Pit
  • CLE/The Ethics of Maintaining Client Data; 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.; The Gallery

Events on Delaware Law Campus today:

  • Interviewing Workshop; 5:30 – 6:15 p.m.; Main Law Building, Room 122

Friday, October 12, 2018

In the News:

Pennsylvania Politics and Policy
WURD Radio (No link available yet)
October 11, 2018
Associate Professor of Political Science J. Wesley Leckrone was interviewed live on Reality Check by Charles Ellison about Pennsylvania politics.

Political fights are tearing our country apart. We need to learn how to listen.
The News Journal
October 11, 2018
Kevin Caneco, a Delaware Law School student who served eight years as an Army officer, wrote an opinion piece.

Widener nursing students, first responders get live disaster training
Delaware County Daily Times
October 12, 2018
The Widener School of Nursing disaster simulation at Talen Energy Stadium appears on the front page of the DelcoTimes today with a story and multiple photos on Page 3. Similar coverage also was on KYW News Radio and CBS Philly.

Widener marks 150 years of history at Old Main
Delaware County Daily Times
October 12, 2018
The story and photos on Page 4 of today’s newspaper marks the 150th anniversary of Old Main and quotes President Julie E. Wollman and Pennsylvania Military College Museum Committee Chair Ron Romanowicz ’68.

Alumni News:

Former Delaware Supreme Court justice returns to Young Conaway
Cape Gazette
October 11, 2018
Jack B. Jacobs holds an honorary LLD from Widener University.

Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA to honor Catherine Mihalick, Al Kotch and Rose Mahler at Leadership Dinner
The Citizens’ Voice
October 12, 2018
Catherine Mihalick holds a juris doctorate from Widener University School of Law.

Athletics Update:

Events on Main Campus This Weekend:

  • Homecoming festivities continue Friday and Saturday. A full list is online.
  • Women’s Volleyball vs. Neumann; 11 a.m.; Home
  • Field Hockey vs. Hood; 1 p.m.; Home
  • Football vs. Stevenson; 1:07 p.m.; Home
  • Women’s Soccer vs. Lycoming; 5 p.m.; Home
  • Men’s Soccer vs. Lycoming; 7:30 p.m.; Home

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus Today:

  • Mid Atlantic Innovative Users Conference; 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; A180, A170, A172
  • Phi Alpha Delta Induction; 3:45 – 6 p.m.; The Gallery

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Coming Up In the News:

Pennsylvania Politics and “Pennsylvania Politics and Policy: Volume 1.”
Reality Check on WURD Radio (900 AM or 96.1 FM in Philadelphia)
Today, Oct. 11, 2018, 6:25 – 6:40 p.m.
Associate Professor of Political Science J. Wesley Leckrone will be interviewed live about politics and the new book he co-edited.

In the News:

Editorial: Saluting 150 years of Old Main on the Widener campus
DelcoTimes, content also shared with the Daily Local News, and The Times Herald
Oct. 11, 2018
Newspaper editorial that lauds Old Main as a beacon in the city of Chester.

Old Main Stars in Widener’s Homecoming Weekend
Delco Times
Oct. 8, 2018
Story on the 150th anniversary of Old Main.

Athletics Update:

Events on Main Campus Today:

Homecoming Weekend events begin today. A full list is online.

  • School of Nursing: A Celebration of Our Alumni; 5 p.m.; Founders Hall
  • 150th Anniversary Celebration of Old Main; 4:30 p.m.; Alumni Auditorium — Note new location because of weather.

 Events on Commonwealth Law Campus Today:

  • Mid-term pizza break; 5:30 p.m.; The Pit
  • Federalist Society General Member Meeting; 4:30 p.m.; L203

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

In the News:

Rowan University hosts leaders from area colleges
WPVI-TV (6ABC)
October 8, 2018
President Julie E. Wollman is shown on 6ABC and South Jersey News Channel 4 as part of a panel of college leaders meeting at Rowan University.

Widener University masters and doctorate graduates spring 2018
Lancaster Online
October 9, 2018
The article mentions several Widener University masters and doctoral graduates that live in the Lancaster County area.

WDEL
October 9, 2018
Thomas Reed, a Delaware Law professor emeritus, was interviewed about the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh.

WCAU-PHI (NBC10)
October 10, 2018
This morning’s weather broadcast featured live footage of Widener’s campus.

Alumni News:

Billhimer Sworn In As Ocean County Prosecutor
Patch
October 9, 2018
Bradley Billhimer, the new Ocean County prosecutor, is a 2000 law school graduate.

Scavello, Probst and Reinhardt to discuss area’s top issues
Pocono Record
October 9, 2018
Tarah Probst, a candidate for Senate, is a 2003 law school graduate.

Election preview: County Court-at-Law judges
Fort Bend Southwest Star
October 9, 2018
Juli Mathew, a Delaware Law graduate, is running for a county court-at-law judgeship.

Athletic Update:

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Fall Bistro Dinner Series; 5 p.m.; Marriott Dining Room
  • Extended Learning Open House; 5 – 7 p.m.; University Center
  • Accelerated Nursing Program Virtual Information Session; 5 – 6 p.m.; Main Campus

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

In the News:

How to Enjoy Sex Again After Breast Cancer Treatment
HealthLine
October 4, 2018
Sabitha Pillai-Friedman, an assistant professor in the Center for Human Sexuality Studies, offers tips in the article.

WDEL
October 8, 2018
Delaware Law Distinguished Professor John Culhane spoke on WDEL radio and WBAL News Now about the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh.

‘The world is against them’: new era of cancer lawsuits threaten Monsanto
Exec Review
October 8, 2018
This article quotes Jean Eggen, professor emerita at Delaware Law School.

WHTM-HAR — ABC27 News
October 8, 2018
Michael Dimino, a professor of law at Commonwealth Law, was interviewed about the lasting effect of the Brett Kavanaugh confirmation.

.@MainLineSportsC boys’ recruit: Springfield-Delco 2019 LSM Noll commits to Widener
PhillyLacrosse.com
October 8, 2018
Brian Noll has committed to play lacrosse at Widener.

Pennsylvania Cable Network
October 9, 2018
Commonwealth Law Dean Christian Johnson was thanked for promoting the benefits of veterans court, and the university’s history as Pennsylvania Military College was discussed.

Homepage Feature Story:

Athletics Update:

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Field Hockey vs. Delaware Valley; 7 p.m.; Home
  • Women’s Volleyball vs. Stevenson; 7 p.m.; Home

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus Today:

  • CDO Lunch & Learn/Working in the PA Legislature; 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.; CDO/Administration Building

Monday, October 8, 2018

In the News:

How to get a second chance on your 60-day rollover
Market Watch
October 5, 2018
Kenn Tacchino, professor of taxation and financial planning, wrote a column for Market Watch.

Is Brett Kavanaugh Damaged Goods?
Politico
October 6, 2018
Delaware Law Professor John Culhane was part of a panel of legal scholars who wrote about the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court.

‘The world is against them’: new era of cancer lawsuits threaten Monsanto
Guardian Web
October 8, 2018
Jean Eggen , a professor emerita at Delaware Law, was quoted.

Alumni News:

Atty. Catherine Mihalick, of Shavertown, to be honored by YMCA
The Dallas Post
October 5, 2018
Widener University School of Law graduate Catherine Mihalick will be honored by the Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA.

Athletic Update:

Events on Main Campus Today:
Monday Twilight Session; 7 – 8 p.m.; Kirkbride Observatory
Lone Brick Theatre Company Presents Bug; 7 p.m.; Alumni Auditorium

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus Today:
Faculty Luncheon with Ken Randall; 12 – 1:30 p.m.; The Gallery

Friday, October 5, 2018

In the News:

1000+ Law Professors sign on: Senate SHOULD NOT confirm Brett Kavanaugh
New York Times
October 3, 2018
Professors Maryann Brown, Erin Daly, Susan Goldberg, David Hodas and Serena M. Williams of Delaware Law School signed onto a letter addressed to the Senate urging them not to vote for Brett Kavanaugh.

Del. Chief Justice Strine Warns Of Growing Investor Unrest
Law 360
October 4, 2018
Article features Larry Hamermesh, professor emeritus at Delaware Law School and Director of University of Pennsylvania Law School’s Institute for Law and Economics.

Allegany College of Maryland to Host 51st Annual Tri-State College Night
WCBC 1270
October 4, 2018
Widener will be a participating institution at the 51st Annual Tri-State College Night on Oct. 9 at Allegany College of Maryland.

From 5 to 9 October, at Univali, researchers from four countries discuss law and sustainability
Fazer Aqui
October 4, 2018
Erin Daly, professor of Constitutional and Administrative Law at Delaware Law School, will speak at the opening night of the International Seminar on Governance and Sustainability about participatory dignity in environmental decision-making.

150 Law Professors Release Powerful Statement Against Sexual Harassment
NY Magazine
October 5, 2018
Delaware Law’s Dana Harrington Conner, Jean Eggen and Susan Goldberg joined 150 law professors to sign an open letter to the U.S. Senate condemning sexual harassment and outlining ten principles to further combat sexual harassment.

Alumni News:

Former Cong. Charlie Dent and Auditor Gen. Eugene DePasquale Honored with ‘Allegheny College Prize for Civility in Public Life in Pennsylvania’ at 34th Annual Chamber Dinner
Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry
Oct. 1, 2018
Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale, a 2002 Widener Law Commonwealth alum, was awarded the Allegheny College Prize for Civility in Public Life in Pennsylvania by the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry.

Hammonton – Council (Vote 3)
Press of Atlantic City
October 3, 2018
Delaware Law School alum Dane Wuillermin is running for a seat in the Hammond Town Council.

Folz joins BHHS Fox & Roach Newark office
Hockessin Community News
October 4, 2018
Pamela Folz, a Widener graduate, joined the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Fox & Roach, Realtors Newark office as a sales associate.

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Nursing On-Call Run; 3:30 p.m.; Founders Hall
  • Lone Brick Theatre Company Presents Bug; 7 p.m.; Alumni Auditorium
  • Friday Evening Stargazing Sessions; 8 – 9 p.m.; Widener Observatory

Events on Commonwealth Campus today:

  • Commonwealth’s Denim Day – Making Strides Against Breast Cancer; all day
  • CJE Program; 10 a.m. – 3p.m.; L202
  • Joint Contracts Class/Meadows; 2 – 3:30 p.m.; A180

Events for Main Campus this Weekend:

  • Men’s Swimming vs. Stevenson; Saturday @ 1 p.m.; Home
  • Women’s Swimming vs. Stevenson; Saturday @ 1 p.m.; Home
  • Lone Brick Theatre Company Presents Bug; Saturday @ 7p.m.; Sunday @ 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.; Alumni Auditorium