Thursday, April 30, 2015

Coming Up Today:

  • Pennsylvania Cable Network will broadcast the debate between Republican candidates for Pennsylvania Supreme Court at 5 p.m. live from the Harrisburg Campus with welcome remarks by Professor Jill E. Family, director of the Law & Government Institute (will be rebroadcast at 8 p.m. and again on 5/2 at 3:30 p.m.).

In the News:

  • Means Girls All Grown Up — Pennsylvania Cable Network. (4/29 — Broadcast of the Pennsylvania Women’s Forum held Wednesday on the Harrisburg Campus. Rebroadcasting on 5/3 at 3 p.m.)
  • Debate between Democratic Candidates for Pennsylvania Supreme Court — Pennsylvania Cable Network (4/29 — Broadcast of the debates held on the Harrisburg Campus with welcome remarks by Professor Jill E. Family, director of the Law & Government Institute. Will be rebroadcast on 5/2 at 2 p.m.)
  • Democrats Avoid Clashes in Pennsylvania Supreme Court Forum — Associated Press (Story on the debate between Democratic candidates for Pennsylvania Supreme Court held at the Harrisburg Campus. The story was carried by several media outlets throughout the state.)
  • Widener Student Lends Hand in Honduras — Montgomery News (4/30 story on Widener senior Veronica Vasquez, who traveled to Honduras with Dr. Pat Dyer as part of the Honduras: Languages and Cultures course taught by Dyer.) 
  • Challenge to Allen Harim Pollution Plan in Court — (Law Professor Ken Kristl quoted on objection to state’s approval of a pollution monitoring plan for a former pickle plant that Allen Harim Foods want to turn into a chicken processing site.)
  • Have Sussex Tech’s Gains Cost Other Schools? — (Story mentions Widener program to allow Sussex Tech junior and seniors take college level courses.)
  • Case of 3 at PSU Unlikely to be Affected by Judge’s Leave — Philadelphia Inquirer  (Widener Law Professor Jules Espstein quoted about judges’s medical leave in case of three Penn State University administrators charged with covering up child sex abuse allegations.)
  • Off the Clock:  Dauphin County Bar Association — Central Penn Business Journal (Jeremiah Underhill, director of the Veterans’ Law Clinic, named Dauphin County Bar Association Pro Bono Attorney of the Year).

Events on the Main Campus:

  • Dr. Ian Moyer Faculty Recital — 7:30 p.m., Kapelski Hall Music Room
  • Giving Voice:  Women, Artists, Inspirations — 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Widener University Art Gallery, University Center

Events on the Harrisburg Campus:

  • Supreme Court Primary Debate — 5 p.m.

Athletic Update: