Tuesday, January 21, 2014

In the News:

  • A date at Widener – Delaware County Daily Times (1/21 – ‘Live From the Newsroom’ will now be broadcast from the new TV studio in Freedom Hall at Widener) 
  • Student Shot on Widener University Campus in PA – Associated Press (1/21 – Story on A Widener University student was shot in the vicinity of Schwartz Athletic Center Monday evening, January 20. The student is currently in stable but critical condition at Crozer Chester Medical Center. Similar stories appeared on the Associated PressKYW, WCAU, WPVI, and WTXF, as well as other national media outlets) 
  • Pennsylvania could tip the scales nationally on same-sex marriage – The Philadelphia Inquirer (1/20 – Law Professor John Culhane provided expert commentary)
  • Widener files appeal backing opponents of Millsboro chicken plant plan – News Journal (1/20 – Kenneth Kristl, associate professor of law, was quoted in this story that highlights the Widener University Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic*)
  • Widener group helps keep the dream alive – Delaware County Daily Times (1/20 – Cover story on the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service at Widener University, featuring a story on the Widener University Black Student Union that included quotes from some members of the BSU)
  • Area students earn Widener University High School Leadership Awards – Intelligencer Journal (1/19 – Similar stories also appeared on the Horsham Patch on 1/19 and  in the Reading Eagle on 1/20)
  • Accept, appeal or pass a new law: Options for voter ID supporters in Pennsylvania  – York Daily Record (1/19 – Michael Dimino, Sr., associate professor of law, was quoted)
  • Law Professor John Culhane was on the nationally syndicated radio show, The Paul Harris Show on America Weekend on 1/18 discussing civil actions v. the Christie Administration in connection with Bridgegate.
  • A health fair at Stetser Elementary School held in partnership by Widener’s School of Education, Innovation, and Continuing Studies and Main Line Health was featured on page 4 in the Good News section of the Delaware County Daily Times on 1/19.
  • What could a voter ID appeal to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court look like? – The Patriot-News (1/17 – Michael Dimino, Sr., associate professor of law, provided expert commentary)
  • Suit challenges DNREC on new carbon limits for power plants – WDDE-FM (1/17 – Kenneth Kristl, associate professor of environmental law, provided expert commentary)
  • We need more women in Pa. politics. Here’s a place to start: Jeanette Krebs – The Patriot-News (1/17 – Mention of the Pennsylvania Women’s Forum Solutions Series hosted by Widener Law)
  • Strategy behind financing the governor’s race – Philadelphia Business Journal (1/17 – Wes Leckrone, associate professor of law, provided expert commentary) 
  • Michael Wiseman, an adjunct professor of criminal law, was interviewed during the afternoon broadcast on 1/17 on WDEL-AM about lethal injection drugs after a problematic Ohio execution.

Events on the Harrisburg Campus today:

  • Law School Career Development Open House with Light Lunch; 12:15 p.m.;  Career Development Office

Athletic Update: