Thursday, October 17, 2013

In the News:

  • Juice-O-Rexia: Could Cleansing Trigger a Whole New Harmful Eating Pattern? – Redbook Online (10/10 – Dr. Rachel Dore, an adjunct professor in the Institute for Graduate Clinical Psychology, provided expert commentary)
  • Disclosure War Bypasses Delaware – Delaware Business Court Insider (10/2 – Law Professor Lawrence Hamermesh was quoted about shareholder lawsuits being filed outside Delaware. A similar story also appeared in The Legal Intelligencer on 10/3)

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Events on Main Campus today:

Athletic Update:

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

In the News:

  • Sexuality Matters: Teaching children about good vs. bad touch – tips to get you through the talk – News of Delaware County (10/15 – Monthly column written by a student in the human sexuality program. This month’s column was written by Jennifer Underwood)
  • Dr. Oz warns that the extreme juicing diet fad can lead to juicerexia – Examiner.com (10/15 – Mention of the Yahoo! Shine article that quotes Dr. Rachel Dore, an adjunct professor in the Institute for Graduate Clinical Psychology)
  • Time to revise the 1971 Coastal Zone Act – News Journal (10/15 – Mention of a conference held on the Delaware Campus*
  • Ample time for Markell to conduct chief justice search – Delaware Business Court Insider (10/9 – Thomas Reed, professor emeritus of law, was quoted about Delaware Gov. Jack Markell’s search for the next state Supreme Court chief justice. I similar story appeared in Delaware Law Weekly*)

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Men’s Soccer vs. Hood College; 7 p.m.; Home
  • Women’s Volleyball vs. Messiah College; 7 p.m.; Home

Athletic Update:

*This article is available by online subscription only, as there is now a pay wall on the site allowing only a certain amount of views. 

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

In the News:

  • Juice-O-Rexia: Could Cleansing Trigger a Whole New Harmful Eating Pattern? Yahoo! Shine (10/14 – Dr. Rachel Dore, an adjunct professor in the Institute for Graduate Clinical Psychology, provided expert commentary) 
  • Leadership Agenda – The Philadelphia Inquirer (10/14 –  A new feature Q & A in The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Leadership Agenda, is sponsored by Widener University) 
  • Widener’s FreshBaked Theatre Company to Present The Legend of Sleepy Hollow – Ms. B: The Good News (10/14)
  • Veterans Law Clinic Director Sue Saidel was interviewed on the WIBG-AM program The Welcome Home Show for Veterans on 10/12 regarding veterans and legal issues and the clinic.

Events on or near Main Campus today:

  • Women’s Soccer vs. Hood College; 7 p.m.; Home

Athletic Update:

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Monday, October 14, 2013

In the News:

  • Court to decide if voters can ban affirmative action  – News Journal (10/14 – Column by Distinguished Professor of Law Alan Garfield*) 
  • Markell’s $1 billion decision: Choosing Delaware’s next Supreme Court chief justice – News Journal (10/13 – Lawrence Hamermesh, professor of corporate and business law, provided expert commentary*)
  • Aston American Legion hosts pig roast at Southeastern Veterans’ Home – Delaware County Daily Times (10/12 – Widener University ROTC Cadets assisted with event)  
  • Senior Notes – Daily Local News (10/11 – Mention of upcoming talk at Widener University’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute)

News Releases:

Events on or near Main Campus today:

Athletic Update:

*This article is available by online subscription only, as there is now a pay wall on the site allowing only a certain amount of views. 

Friday, October 11, 2013

In the News:

  • Legal expert sees “no chance” for successful Sussex Co. sheriff appeal – WDDE-FM (10/9 – Professor Emeritus Thomas J. Reed was quoted. He was also interviewed on this same topic during the afternoon broadcast on 10/8 on WDEL-AM) 
  • Debt limit ‘squabbling’ puts economy at risk – Delaware State News (10/10 – Dr. Cynthia Saltzman, professor of economics, provided expert commentary)
  • Which law school has the most competitive students? – AbovetheLaw.com (Widener Law ranked #7)

News Releases:

Events on Main Campus today:

Events on Main Campus Saturday:

  • Fall Break Begins—Main Campus
  • Field Hockey vs. Albright College; 12 p.m.; Home

 

Thursday, October 10, 2013

In the News:

  • Fall Italian Music Fest at Widener – Delaware County Daily Times (No link available; see page 38 of the 10/10 edition for a mention of the upcoming Fall Italian Music Festival held on Main Campus)
  • Supreme Court overturns Delaware murder conviction – News Journal (10/9 – Widener Law Professors Jules Epstein and Judith Ritter both provided expert commentary*) 

Events on the Harrisburg Campus today:

  • Federalist Society Immigration Reform Speaker; 12 p.m.; L202

Events on the Delaware Campus today:

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Town Hall Meeting; 3 p.m.; Alumni Auditorium (videoconferenced to room 126 on the Delaware Campus and room 178 on the Harrisburg Campus)

Athletic Update:

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

In the News:

  • Judge: New evidence equals new trial for 2 men serving life for 1995 murder – Philadelphia Daily News (10/9 – Law Professor Jules Epstein was quoted) 
  • People Poll – Delaware County Daily Times (No link available; see page 42 of the 10/9 edition, as students were asked about changing the name of the Washington Redskins)
  • Chicago grandmother takes on Procter & Gamble Co. over Tide Pods packaging – WCPO.com (10/7 – Christopher Robinette, associate professor of law, was quoted) 
  • The most ingenious attack on gay-marriage bans – Miami Herald (10/6 – Reposting of the Slate column by Law Professor John Culhane

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Freedom Hall Dedication; 4 p.m.; Freedom Hall (Tours of the building will follow) 
  • Hospitality Management Dinner Series (SOLD OUT); 5:30-8 p.m.; Marriott Dining Room
  • Field Hockey vs. Arcadia; 7 p.m.; Home

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Tuesday, October 8, 2013

In the News:

  • People Poll – Delaware County Daily Times (No link available; see page 24 of the 10/8 edition, as students were asked abut the government shutdown) 
  • Gov. Corbett’s Corrosive Condescension – Slate (10/5 – Column by Law Professor John Culhane. He also wrote a similar column for The Huffington Post on 10/7) 
  • The most ingenious attack on gay marriage bans occurring in Pa. – Los Angeles Times (10/2 – Reposting of the Slate column by Law Professor John Culhane
  • Museum and gallery events – Philly.com (10/4 – The current exhibit at the Widener University Art Gallery, From the Studio: The World of Norman Rubington, was mentioned) 

News Releases:

Events on Main Campus today:

Events on the Harrisburg Campus today:

  • Resume and Cover Letter Workshop; 12:45 p.m.; Classroom Building, Room L206

Athletic Update:

 

Monday, October 7, 2013

In the News:

  • Can national borrowing continue without Congressional authorization? – WDEL-AM (10/4 – Associate Law Professor Michael Dimino appeared on air with anchor Allan Loudell to discuss the government shutdown, the debt ceiling, and borrowing)
  • Celebrating lifelong learning – Seniors! (No link available; See the October edition of Seniors! for a commentary piece by OLLI member John Bakken about the benefits of joining OLLI)

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Stargazing; 7-8 p.m.; Widener Observatory

Events on the Harrisburg Campus today:

  • Library Table Day; 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m.; The Pit

Events on the Delaware Campus today:

  • AAJ Competition; 12-1 p.m.

Athletic Update:

 

Friday, October 4, 2013

In the News:

  • Smartphones dial up issues on search warrants – McClatchy Washington Bureau (10/3 – This column features expert commentary by Law Professor Jules Epstein; It has appeared in HispanicBusiness.com, The Star-Ledger, and the Virginian-Pilot)
  • Quadcopter video shows Orlando from above – Orlando Sentinel (10/3 – Video and blog post references comments made by Law Professor Robert Power about quadcopter laws)
  • The most ingenious attack on gay marriage bans – The Denver Post (10/2 – Reposting of the Slate column written by Law Professor John Culhane; Portions of this column also appeared in The Charlotte Observer
  • People – Chester Spirit (No link available; see the 10/2 edition for a mention of the new members of the Board of Trustees, including Christina Delva, a junior political science major from Chester)
  • Widener University Fall Lunch Series – The Chester City Blog (10/1 – Announcement of the School of Hospitality Management’s Fall Lunch Series

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Ladies Night at the Rock Wall; 6–8 p.m.;  Wellness Center
  • Stargazing; 8-9 p.m.; Widener Observatory

Events on the Harrisburg Campus Saturday:

  • Relay for Life; 9 a.m.–9 p.m.; Harrisburg Campus parking lot

Events near the Delaware Campus Saturday:

  • Wills For Heroes Document-Preparation Event; 9 a.m.–4 p.m.; Sussex County EMS Paramedic Headquarters, Georgetown, DE

Events on Main Campus Saturday:

  • Men’s Rugby vs. LaSalle University; 10 a.m.; Quick Stadium
  • Women’s Soccer vs. Alvernia University; 4 p.m.; Home
  • Men’s Soccer vs. Alvernia University; 7 p.m.; Home

Athletic Update:

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