Monday, November 30, 2015

In the News:

  • Neumann Widener Universities accelerate path to law degree – Delaware County Daily Times (11/27 – Story on the new 3 + 3 agreement between Neumann University and Delaware Law
  • Transgender community lags behind others in workplace benefits – The News Journal (11/27 – Law Professor John Culhane was quoted. A similar story on KHOU.com
  • Lacking endorsements, Sanders relies on local unions – Burlington Free Press (11/27 – Stuart Eimer, associate professor of sociological) 
  • Chester mother grieves as her son’s name appears on memorial for those lost to violence – Delaware County Daily Times (11/26 – A feature story on the “Memorial to the Lost,” which was hosted at the University Center by students in Dr. Brenda Kucirka’s Social Justice and Awareness course in the School of NursingDr. Elayne Desimone, professor of nursing, and Kucirka, assistant professor, were quoted along with one of the students) 
  • Trash talk? Two Lehigh Valley landfills say they are fast running out of space – The Morning Call (11/26 – Law Professor John Dernbach was quoted)
  • Court to hear case on Pa.’s conservation duty – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette’s Power Source (11/25 – Law Professor John Dernbach was quoted) 
  • Rustin High School student presented with Widener University Leadership Award – Daily Local News (11/25)
  • Can AG Kathleen Kane appoint special prosecutors? The jury’s out – PennLive.com (11/25 – Robert Davis, adjunct professor at Commonwealth Law, provided expert commentary) 

Events on Main Campus today:

  • On-Campus Lecture by Physicist and Futurist Michio Kaku; 1–1:30 p.m.; Alumni Auditorium (Reserved seating only)
  • Stargazing; 6–7 p.m.; Widener Observatory

Athletic Update: