Wednesday, December 9, 2015

In the News:

  • Neumann and Widener accelerate path to law degree – Media Town Talk (12/9 – Story on the new 3 + 3 agreement between Neumann University and Delaware Law)
  • MLK Day “Hoops From the Heart” slated for Haverford College, Cabrini Jan. 18 – Mainline Media News (12/9 – Widener University will hold a youth basketball clinic) 

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Student-Faculty Chanukah Party; 4-5 p.m.; University Center, Room A

Athletic Update:

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

In the News:

  • Reading’s community development director leaves post – Leigh Valley Business (12/7 – Lenin Agudo was named director of the Widener University Small Business Development Center. An announcement also appeared in the Philadelphia Business Journal
  • Obamacare enrollment sites this week – The News Journal (12/7 – Delaware Law is listed as an enrollment site*) 

News Releases:

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Hospitality Luncheon Series; 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.; Marriott Dining Room
  • “Taking Down Rape Culture with Laci Green,” sponsored by Widener University’s Title IX Office; 7 p.m.; Alumni Auditorium

Athletic Update: 

Monday, December 7, 2015

In the News:

  • The gray areas of Affirmative Action – The News Journal (12/6 – An op-ed by Law Professor Alan Garfield*)
  • Lenin Agudo leaving post as Reading’s community development director – Reading Eagle (12/5 – Lenin Agudo was named director of the Widener University Small Business Development Center. A similar story appeared in Virtual Strategy Magazine)
  • In a Sandusky-era reversal, state now allows expert testimony on sex abuse – The Morning Call (12/5 – Law Professor Leonard Sosnov was quoted) 
  • Remembering World AIDS Day – Delaware County Daily Times (No link available; see page 14 of the 12/4 edition for a photo of the NAMES Project AIDS quilt, which was on display in the University Center)  
  • Facebook CEO, wife pledge to donate nearly all of their company shares to charity – Art Technica (12/1 – Ruby R. Vale Professor of Corporate and Business Law Lawrence Hamermesh was included in the update)

Events on Main Campus today:

Athletic Update:

Friday, December 4, 2015

In the News:

  • Music and dance will fill Widener this weekend – Delaware County Daily Times (12/4-Story on upcoming performances at Widener)
  • Smart Talk: Climate change discussion live from Paris; Women business owners and investors – WITF-FM Smart Talk (12/3 – Scholar in Residence for Sustainability Ethics and Law Donald Brown at Widener Law Commonwealth was interviewed) 
  • A recipient of the Widener University High School Leadership Award from Plymouth Whitemarsh High School was featured on the evening news broadcast on WCAU-TV (NBC) on 11/30.

News Releases:

Events at Commonwealth Law Today:

  • Legal Writing Institute One-Day Conference: What the Best Legal Writing Professors Do in the Classroom; 8:30 a.m.–4 p.m.; Library Building, 205

Events on Main Campus this Weekend:

Athletic Update:

Thursday, December 3, 2015

In the News:

  • Neumann and Widener accelerate path to law degree – Media Town Talk (12/1 – Story on the new 3 + 3 agreement between Neumann University and Delaware Law
  • Black Friday may be getting lost in the shuffle – The Baltimore Sun (11/25 – Ross Steinman, associate professor of psychology, provided expert commentary) 

Events on or near Main Campus Today:

Athletic Update:

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

In the News:

  • Widener Law Professor to Receive Mentoring Award – Delaware Law Weekly (12/2 – Dana Harrington Conner, associate professor of law, was named the recipient of the Delaware State Bar Association’s Distinguished Mentoring Award*)
  • Dr. Timaree: Debunking the study that says straight women don’t exist – Philly.com (12/1– Blog post by Dr. Timaree Schmit, an adjunct professor in the Center for Human Sexuality Studies)
  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Law Amber Baylor was interviewed on WDEL-AM on the 12/1 noon broadcast about the assault case against a Dover police officer and the use of police dashcam videos.
  • Noble Announces Plan to Step Down From Delaware Court of Chancery – Delaware Law Weekly (11/25 – Lawrence Hamermesh, professor of law, provided expert commentary. A similar story appeared in the Delaware Business Court Insider on 11/19) 
  • Jameis Winston’s Threat Against CNN Shows Pattern of Defamation Suits in Assault Cases – RH Reality Check (11/24 – Law Dean Rod Smolla provided expert commentary) 

Events Today:

  • Hon. Charles P. Mirarchi, Jr. Pennsylvania Bar Induction Ceremony organized by Delaware Law School;4 p.m.; Courtroom 653 in Philadelphia City Hall

Athletic Update:

 

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

In the News:

  • Dover police officer trial begins – The News Journal (11/30 – Delaware Law Professor Judith Ritter was quoted)
  • A recipient of the Widener University High School Leadership Award was featured on the evening news broadcast on WCAU-TV (NBC).
  • Harrisburg church hosts vigil ahead of climate summit in Paris – WPMT (FOX) (11/29 – John Dernbach, professor at Commonwealth Law, will be a speaker)  

News Releases:

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Hospitality Luncheon Series; 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.; Marriott Dining Room
  • Co-op Orientation; 5 p.m.; University Center Webb Room