Wednesday, November 20, 2013

In the News:

  • Student taught creative writing – The Chester Spirit (No link available; see the 11/20 issue for a story on Autumn Heisler, a junior creative writing and English major at Widener, who has been running a creative writing workshop at the Yes We Can Achievement and Cultural Center in Chester as part of her project for the Oskin Leadership Institute)
  • The ‘Remarkably Conversational’ Style of Elena Kagan – The Wall Street Journal (11/19 – Expert commentary analyzing Justice Kagan’s opinion-writing style by Law Professor Laura Ray
  • Jonathan Rauch’s Staggeringly Naive View of LGBTQ Lives – Slate (11/19 – A column by Law Professor John Culhane
  • Blog: Delco/Chester HS Students Get Big Discount On College Tuition – (11/19 – Widener participates in the transfer program)
  • Harvard Professor to Give Widener Law’s Pileggi Lecture – Delaware Law Weekly (11/19 – Available by subscription only)
  • An Evening at the Capitol honoring John Gedid -Pennsylvania Cable Network (The program honoring Professor Emeritus John L. Gedid, founding vice dean of the Harrisburg Campus, aired during the evening broadcast on 11/19. No link available) 
  • Looking to grow, to provide better care – The Philadelphia Inquirer (11/18 – A Q & A in The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Leadership Agenda, is sponsored by Widener University)
  • Supreme Court Hearing on Del. Arbitration Seen as Unlikely – Delaware Business Court Insider  (11/13 – Law Professor Laura Ray was quoted. Available by subscription only) 

Events on Main Campus today: International Education Week

  • Int’l Week Event—11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. Saudi Arabia Comes to the Pride Café; University Center, Pride Café
  • Int’l Week Event—12:30–1:30 p.m. Panel Discussion with International and Study Abroad Students; University Center, Atrium

Athletic Update: