Tuesday, January 7, 2014

In the News:

  • Corbett to state Supreme Court: Undo fracking ruling – The Morning Call (1/6 – Law Professor John Dernbach provided expert commentary) 
  • Widener benefactors establish Marine Corps scholarship – Delaware County Daily Times (No link available; see page 16 of the 1/5 edition for a story on the  General Carl E. Mundy Jr. and Linda Sloan Mundy Marine Scholarship Fund established by Tom and Bonnie Bown)
  • Dollars likely to determine who stays in Dem governor’s race in Pennsylvania – Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (1/5 – Wes Leckrone, associate professor of political science, provided expert commentary)
  • Widener University Adds Freshman Alexis Schengrund to Dean’s List – Hillsborough Patch (1/5)
  • Two from Ocean City make Widener dean’s list – Shore News Today (1/5)
  • Coopersburg Resident Named to Widener U. Dean’s List – Upper Saucon Patch (1/4)
  • South Jersey students earn $20K Widener awards – Courier Post (1/4 – Mention of recipients of the Widener High School Leadership Awards
  • Law Professor John Culhane was interviewed on WDEL-AM regarding the same-sex marriage law in Utah on 1/3.
  • Widener University announces local Dean’s List students – The Messenger Gazette (1/3)
  • MLK Day Hoops From the Heart benefits Community Action Agency of Delaware County – Main Line Media News (1/3 – Mention of basketball clinic being held at Widener)
  • OLLI members add drama to history – Daily Local News (1/2 – Mention of a new course at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute)
  • South Jersey couple are lawyers in love – The Philadelphia Inquirer (12/27 –  Professor Emeritus John Nivala was quoted in this story on Mike Riley, an adjunct professor of law and Tracy Riley, an alumna)
  • Justices could do well to heed a father’s example – The News Journal (12/22 – An op-ed by Distinguished Professor of Law Alan Garfield*)

Athletic Update:

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