Friday, April 29, 2016

In the News:

  • Goldman legal fee fight turns on ‘VP inflation’ – ITBusinessNet (4/29 – Repost of the Bloomberg story quoting Delaware Law Professor Lawrence Hamermesh. A similar story appeared in The Salt Lake Tribune
  • When Should Kids Start Learning About Sex and Consent? – The Atlantic (4/28 – Elizabeth Schroeder, adjunct assistant professor in the Center for Human Sexuality Studies, provided expert commentary) 
  • Dr. Timaree: What it takes to make ‘friends with benefits’ work – Philly.com (4/28 – Blog post by Dr. Timaree Schmit, an adjunct professor in the Center for Human Sexuality Studies)

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Undergraduate Student Project Day
  • 3:30 p.m. Baseball vs. Messiah College; Home

Events on Main Campus Saturday:

  • Softball vs. Messiah College; 1 p.m. & 3 p.m.; Home
  • Women’s Lacrosse vs. Stevenson University; 1 p.m.; Home
  • Relay for Life; 5 p.m.; Memorial Field (Register)

Events on Main Campus Sunday:

  • Chamber Music, Dance and Jazz Performances; 3–4 p.m.; Kapelski Hall Music Room

Athletic Update:

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

In the News:

  • Goldman-Aleynikov Fee Fight Turns On Wall Street VP Inflation – Bloomberg (4/28 – Lawrence Hamermesh, a professor at Delaware Law, provided expert commentary)
  • McGinty moves toward battle with Toomey, but larger forces are at hand – Patriot News (4/27 – Commonwealth Law Professor Michael Dimino provided expert commentary about the US Senate race)
  • Widener to offer free education course for high school students – The Philadelphia Tribune (4/27 –  Announcement of an introductory course in education being offered by the Center for Education
  • Setback for Chester County seniors seeking lifelong learning – Daily Local News (4/27 – Announcement of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute moving to Main Campus) 
  • Education Notes – Leigh Valley Live (4/27 – Mention of a student being inducted into Phi Eta Sigma
  • Armenian President Sargsyan Visits the U.S. – Epoch Times (4/27 – Mention of an excavation by Mitchell Rothman, chair and professor of anthropology) 

Widener Magazine: 

  • With the university’s campus-wide sustainability effort in mind, paper copies of the spring 2016 issue of Widener Magazine will not be printed for every university employee as in the past. The magazine is available online at www.widener.edu/news-events/magazine. Printed editions for those who prefer one are available in four magazine racks on the Main Campus in University Center, the Kapelski Learning Center, Lipka Hall and Wolfgram Memorial Library. For more information, read the story in What’s Up @ Widener.

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Take Back the Night Clothesline Project and Self Care Activities; 12-5 p.m.; Kapelski Portico
  • Graduate Research Symposium: Poster Presentations; 2:45-3:45 p.m.; Lathem Hall
  • Graduate Research Symposium: Oral Presentations; 4-5 p.m.; University Center
  • Graduate Research Symposium: Featured Presentations; 5-6 p.m.; Founders Hall, 109
  • Graduate Research Symposium: Awards Ceremony/Reception; 6-7 p.m.; Founders Hall
  • Take Back the Night: Featured Speaker: Katie Koestner, followed by a Speak Out and candlelight vigil; 6 p.m.; Alumni Auditorium

Events at Delaware Law Today:

  • Picnic for graduating students, hosted by the Office of Development & Alumni Engagement; 4- 6 p.m.; Campus Lawn

Athletic Update:

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

In the News:

  • Pottsgrove School Board to interview 4 candidates for open spot on board – Reading Eagle (4/27 – Mention of Charles Nippert, associate professor emeritus of engineering) 

News Releases:

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Student Leadership Awards; 5:30 p.m; Lathem Hall

Athletic Update:

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

In the News:

  • Byko: Presidential dreams Pennsylvania will kill today – Philadelphia Daily News (4/26 – Wes Leckrone, associate professor of political science, was quoted) 
  • New Programs: Psychology, Neuroscience, IT, Creative Writing, Fermentation Science, Communication, Higher Ed Compliance – Inside Higher Ed (4/26 – Mention of the new graduate degree in higher education compliance to be offered at Delaware Law
  • Bloated, broken, and expensive: Sec. Wetzel criticizes nation’s prison policy – The Patriot News (4/25 – A panel on prison reform was held at Commonwealth Law
  • What does a state attorney general really do? – Times News (4/25 – Mention of the debate held at Commonwealth Law

Athletic Update:

Monday, April 25, 2016

In the News:

  • Prince’s Death Affects Psyche Of Fans Around World, But Why? – CBS Philly (4/23 – Dr. Courtney Slater, an assistant professor in the Institute for Graduate Clinical Psychology, provided expert commentary. Several broadcasts were aired on KYW-AM throughout the day) 
  • Dr. Shana Maier, associate professor and director of MCJ program, was interviewed on WDEL-AM with Allan Loudell during the evening broadcast on 4/22 about the recent girl-on-girl violence in Wilmington.
  • York County lawyer will be president of Pennsylvania Bar Association – Central Pennsylvania Business Journal (4/22 – Sara Austin, an adjunct professor at Commonwealth Law, was named Pennsylvania Bar Association president)
  • Rotunda Ramblings Podcast – Pennsylvania Legislative Services (Law Professor Jill Family was interviewed about the Law and Government Institution at Commonwealth Law)

Events on Main Campus:

Athletic Update:

Friday, April 22, 2016

In the News:

  • Ruby R. Vale Professor of Corporate and Business Law Lawrence Hamermesh was featured in a Switzerland national news story on SRF TV about incorporation rules and similarities between Switzerland and Delaware on 4/21. Hamermesh is interviewed at the 1:00 mark.
  • Why Would Anyone Film A Rape And Not Try To Stop It? – The Huffington Post (4/21 – Sarah Nicksa, assistant professor of criminal justice, provided expert commentary. The article also mentions a research study she conducted) 

Events on or near Main Campus Today:

  • Earth Day Sustainability Lecture sponsored by the Biological Society and Environmental Club; 12 p.m.; University Center, Room A
  • Tree Planting for Sustainability Week; 1 p.m.; Washington Park, Chester, Pa.
  • Widener Dance Company Recital; 7 p.m.; Alumni Auditorium

Events at Delaware Law Today:

  • Earth Day field day; 2 p.m.; Campus lawn

Events on or near Main Campus Saturday:

  • “For the Health of it” Health Fair—Sponsored by the School of Nursing; 10 a.m.–3 p.m.; University Center
  • Tree Planting for Sustainability Week; 11 a.m.; Front & Engle streets, Chester, Pa.
  • Widener Dance Company Recital; 1 & 7 p.m.; Alumni Auditorium

Thursday, April 21, 2016

In the News:

  • Merely doing business in Delaware not enough for lawsuit – The News Journal (4/21 – Lawrence Hamermesh, a professor of corporate law at Delaware Law, was quoted) 
  • Hospitals should end the use of testimonial advertising – The News Journal (4/20 – Op-ed by Caryl Carpenter, professor emerita of health care management)
  • Delaware Law School to offer degree in higher ed compliance – Newsworks (4/20 – Mention of a new graduate-level degree in higher education compliance to be offered at Delaware Law. Assistant Dean for Graduate and Compliance Programs Eileen Grena was quoted) 

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Screening of “Can You Dig This?” documentary by the Office of Civic Engagement for Sustainability Week; 5:30 p.m.; University Center Webb Room
  • 2016 Football Spring Jamboree; 5:30 p.m.; Quick Stadium

Athletic Update:

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

In the News:

  • Local law school offering degree in higher ed compliance – Philadelphia Business Journal (4/20 – Mention of a new graduate-level degree in higher education compliance to be offered at Delaware Law. Assistant Dean for Graduate and Compliance Programs Eileen Grena was quoted) 

News Releases:

Events at Delaware Law:

  • Annual Student Awards Ceremony; 5 p.m.; Main Law Building, Ruby R. Vale Moot Courtroom

Athletic Update:

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

In the News:

  • How a Castro-less Cuba Could Be America’s Friend – Politico Magazine (4/18 – Commentary by John Culhane, H. Albert Young Fellow in constitutional law and co-director of the Family Health Law & Policy Institute at Delaware Law School)
  • Mantua resident named 2016 Newman Civic Fellow – South Jersey Times (4/6 – Announcement that junior Nicolette Epifani has been named a Newman Civic Fellow by Campus Compact)

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Flint H2O crisis discussion for Sustainability Week; 5:30 p.m.; Lathem Hall
  • OPM 360 Dodgeball Tournament to raise money for Shriners Hospital for Children; 7 p.m.; Dixon Field (Sign up by e-mailing opmdodgeball@gmail.com)

Athletic Update:

 

Monday, April 18, 2016

In the News:

  • Despite spotlight, proving Flint lead damages no slam dunk – Yahoo! News (4/18 – Jean Eggen, a professor at Delaware Law, was quoted in this Reuter’s story, which appeared a number of news outlets including Business Insider
  • Widener men prove they’re no heels – Delaware County Daily Times (4/16 – A feature story on the “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” initiative held at Widener.  Jenn Scuderi, assistant director of the Pride Recreation Center, and Doug McGinley of the fraternity Tau Kappa Epsilon, were quoted on the importance of hosting an event like this on campus. The event was also featured on the evening news broadcast on WTXF (FOX)) 
  • Chester NAACP Branch celebrates 106 years, honors community members – Delaware County Daily Times (4/16 – Dr. Joyce Raisin, former acting dean of the School of Nursing, was honored)
  • Should Assault Rifle Marketing Be Held Responsible for Assault Rifle Massacres? – The Trace (Delaware Law Professor John Culhane provided expert commentary) 

News Releases:

Events on Main Campus Today: Student Sustainability Week

Athletic Update: