Friday, January 15, 2015

Coming Up:

  • Tim Scepansky, senior lecturer of communication studies, will be interviewed on Joy in our Town on TBN (48 or 47 on Verizon; 18 on XFinity) at 1 p.m. about technology and technology in education.

In the News:

  • Who’s News- The Daily Journal (1/16 – Delsea Regional High School student Taylor Greene won a Widener University High School Leadership Award)
  • Children of newspaper mogul sue for millions – The Blade (1/16 – Michael J. Hussey, an associate professor of law, provided expert commentary; A similar story appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
  • Hoops from the Heart clinics set for MLK Day – Delaware County Daily Times (1/15 – Widener’s basketball teams will run clinics on Monday to benefit the Community Action Agency of Delaware County)
  • Tom Wolf’s agenda: Change Pa.’s income tax – WITF-FM (1/15 – Michael J. Hussey, an associate professor of law, provided expert commentary) 
  • Smart Talk: When can cities enact their own laws – WITF-FM (1/15 – John Gedid, professor emeritus of law and founder of the Law and Government Institute at the Widener School of Law, provided expert commentary)
  • An Unexceptional Aspect of President Obama’s Immigration Executive Actions – JURIST (1/15 – Guest column by Jill Family, professor of law)

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Student Involvement Fair; 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.; University Center, Atrium

Events on Main Campus Monday for Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service:

  • Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service Event: Participate in a group dialogue to share your thoughts and feelings regarding the racial tensions that have dominated the public discourse in the local and national community; 2 p.m., University Center, Webb Room
  • Annual Commemorative Service sponsored by the Black Student Union: Celebrate the significance of Dr. King’s life; 6:30 p.m., Widener University, Alumni Auditorium

Athletic Update: