Wednesday, September 30, 2015

In the News:

  • Distinguished Professor John G. Culhane of Widener University Delaware Law School appeared on The Bob Burns Show on WOND in southern New Jersey on 9/29 talking about the upcoming U.S. Supreme Court term.  (No link available)
  • PA State Supreme Court election forum – The Morning Call (9/29 – Preview of an Oct. 14 forum at Widener University Commonwealth Law School to introduce candidates for the Pennsylvania Supreme Court)
  • Senior Notes – The Daily Local News (9/29 – A news brief on the next session of courses at the Widener Osher Lifelong Learning Center, which begin Oct. 19)

Happening on Main Campus Today:

  • 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Fall Career Fair; Schwartz Athletic Center
  • 12-2 p.m. Faculty-led Study Abroad Trip Discussion; University Center Atrium
  • 6 p.m. Italian Cinema Night: Benvenuti al Sud; Freedom Hall Amphitheater
  • 6-7:30 p.m. SBDC Business Ownership Series; Widener SBDC
  • 7 p.m. Men’s Soccer vs. Stevens Institute; Home

Athletic Update:

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Coming Up:

  • Distinguished Professor John G. Culhane of Widener University Delaware Law School will be a guest on The Bob Burns Show on WOND in southern New Jersey today around 1:05 p.m. He’ll talk about the upcoming U.S. Supreme Court term. Listen live at http://wondradio.com/

In the News:

  • Delaware attorneys sought for Wills for Heroes event – Dover Post (9/29- Announcement that Widener University Delaware Law School is seeking Delaware-licensed attorneys to help with its next Wills for Heroes event held Oct. 10; This announcement also appeared in several other Delaware newspapers)

Happening on Main Campus Today:

  • 6:30 p.m. Hispanic Heritage Month Movie Night: Sugar; University Center Room F
  • 7 p.m. Volleyball vs. Hood College
  • 7 p.m. Field Hockey vs. Stockton University

Happening today at Delaware Law:

  • 4 p.m. Ruby R. Vale Distinguished Speaker Series; Ruby R. Vale Moot Courtroom
  • Student Bar Association mentor-mentee meet and greet; Barristers’ Club

Monday, September 28, 2015

In the News:

  • Widener University’s Jessly Joseph earns PICPA scholarship – Delaware County Daily Times (9/28 – Accounting student Jessly Joseph has been awarded a renewable $3,000 scholarship by the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants)
  • High-tech medical tents ready to serve ailing pilgrims at pope’s Philadelphia visit – The Philadelphia Inquirer and Stars and Stripes (9/27 – Cathy Evans, a visiting lecturer in the School of Nursing, was quoted; Evans volunteered in a medical tent during Pope Francis’ visit)
  • The pope, social justice and the family – The News Journal (9/26 –  A commentary piece by John Culhane, distinguished professor of law and co-director of the Family Health Law & Policy Institute at the Widener University Delaware School of Law)
  • Community Briefs – Delaware County Daily Times (9/25 –  Mention of the lunar eclipse viewing on 9/27 at the Widener Observatory)
  • College News – Delaware County Daily Times (9/25 – News of Gretchen Mielke’s appointment as assistant dean of the Office of Civic Engagement)

Athletic Update:

Happening on Main Campus Today:

Happening on the Delaware Campus Today:

  • League of Women Voters presents “Amending the Constitution: How, When and Why” with Dean Rod Smolla; 6:30 p.m., Ruby R. Vale Moot Courtroom

Friday, September 25, 2015

In the News:

  • Who’s News – The Daily Journal (9/25 – News of a Widener University High School Leadership Award winner)
  • Settlement reached in open space suit – The News Journal (9/25 – Kenneth Kristl, associate professor of law and director of the Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic at the Widener University Delaware School of Law, was quoted)
  • Community Briefs – Delaware County Daily Times (9/24 – ROTC cadets Jarod Becker, Brianna Cortes and Tanner Steltz are pictured in front of the Pennsylvania Veterans Museum tent during Super Sunday in Media)
  • ‘Steadied’ Scaife hand during will signing raises issues – Pittsburgh Post Gazette (9/18– Michael Hussey, an associate professor for Widener Law Commonwealth, was quoted)

Happening on Main Campus Today:

  • 7 p.m. Football vs. Lebanon Valley

Happening on Main Campus Saturday:

  • 7 p.m. Men’s Soccer vs. FDU-Florham

Happening on Main Campus Sunday:

  • 1-4 p.m. ROTC’s Are You Fit? Challenge; Memorial Field
  • 9-10:30 p.m. Lunar Eclipse Viewing; Widener Observatory

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

In the News:

  • Elkton women begin practicing law – Cecil Whig (9/22 – News that 10 students at Widener University Delaware Law School have been admitted to the limited practice of law in Delaware)
  • How will history judge Pope Francis’ visit to Philly? – Philly Voice (9/22 – Jeff Lolli, associate professor of hospitality management, provided expert commentary) 
  • Chester Upland charters to settle special-education costs out of court – WHYY Newsworks (9/22 – The Widener Partnership Charter School is mentioned as one of the negotiating charters)

Athletic Update:

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Men’s Soccer vs. Rosemont College; 4 p.m.; Home
  • Discussion about Faculty-Led Study Away Programs; 5:30–6:30 p.m.; University Center Atrium
  • Women’s Soccer vs. Rutgers Newark; 7 p.m.; Home

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

In the News:

  • Justice Holland to speak at Delaware Law School Sept. 29 – The News Journal (9/21 – Mention of a talk that State Supreme Court Justice Randy Holland will give at Widener Delaware Law next week) 
  • Michael Dimino: Applying “The Rules” Both On and Off the Field – LexisNexis (Law Professor Michael Dimino was featured) 
  • Delaware Court Raising Standards for Class Actions Against Mergers – Insurance Journal (9/21 – Repost of the Reuters story featuring expert commentary from Lawrence Hamermesh, professor of law) 

Events on Main Campus today:

  • National Voter Registration Day – Register to vote from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.; University Center, Atrium
  • Hispanic Heritage Month Cinema Night: A Better Life; 6:30 p.m.; University Center, Room C

Athletic Update:

Monday, September 21, 2015

In the News:

  • Delaware Achievers – The News Journal (9/20 – Announcement on James May, distinguished professor of law and director of the Global Environmental and Natural Resources Law Institute, being named chief sustainability officer for the university) 
  • Delaware ruling signals tougher line on ‘merger tax’ class actions – Reuters (9/18 – Law Professor Lawrence Hamermesh provided expert commentary) 

News Releases:

Events today:

  • President’s Lecture with Dr. Ning Wang; 12 p.m.; Lathem Hall
  • Stargazing; 8 p.m.; Widener Observatory
  • 2015 Visiting Scholar in Residence Corporate and Business Law presentation; 4 p.m.; The Wilmington Club

Athletic Update: 

Friday, September 18, 2015

In the News:

  • International expert to address local Citizens’ Climate Lobby meeting – Lancaster Online (9/17 – Donald Brown, scholar in residence at Commonwealth Law, was quoted) 
  • Ethics behind hiring undocumented immigrants: What would you do? – Philadelphia Business Journal (9/17 – Monthly column by Arthur Schwartz, executive director of the Oskin Leadership Institute.)
  • An op-ed by Law Dean Rod Smolla appeared as part of the Constitution Day Series in The News Journal on 9/17.
  • Saratoga Palio scholarship winners announced – Saratogian (9/17 – Stefanie Landau, scholarship recipient, is a doctoral candidate in the Institute for Graduate Clinical Psychology

News Releases:

Events on Main Campus tonight:

  • Field Hockey vs. Cabrini College; 7 p.m.; Home

Events on Saturday:

  • Mock LSAT exam; 8:30 a.m.–2 p.m.; Delaware Law, Ruby R. Vale Moot Courtroom
  • Meet the Artists Reception; 1 p.m.; Widener Art Gallery
  • Men’s Soccer vs. Gwynedd Mercy College; 7 p.m.; Home

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Thursday, September 17, 2015

In the News:

  • Scholars: September 16, 2015 – Northeast Times (9/16 – Mention of a students named to the President’s List at Widener) 

News Releases:

Events on or near Main Campus:

Events on the Commonwealth Law Campus:

  • SBA Student Organizations Table Day;11:30 a.m.–6 p.m.; Commonwealth Law, The Pit

Events on the Delaware Law Campus:

  • Constitution Day celebration;3–5 p.m.; Delaware Law, Main Law Building, student lounge

Athletic Update: