Friday, April 15, 2016

In the News:

  • Troubled Chester gets first chain eatery – The Philadelphia Business Journal (4/15 – News of the opening of Uno Chicago Grill in Chester; Widener University owns the land where the restaurant has been built and converted it from nontaxable to taxable)
  • National Association of Women Lawyers Finds Judge Merrick Garland “Well-Qualified” for the Position of Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court – Yahoo! Finance (4/15 – Romie Griesmer, a lecturer of law at Delaware Law, is listed as a member of the National Association of Women Lawyers Committee for the Evaluation of Supreme Court Nominees; This story also appeared in several other news outlets as it was distributed by Business Wire nationally)
  • “For the Health of It” Health Fair – Media Patch (4/14 – News of the community health fair on April 23 on Widener’s Main Campus; The School of Nursing is a co-host)
  • Does the gig economy breed opportunities for cheating, stealing? – Philadelphia Business Journal Online (4/14-Monthly column by Arthur Schwartz, executive director of the Oskin Leadership Institute)

News Releases:

Events Today:

  • Walk-A-Mile in Her Shoes; 3–5 p.m. Memorial Field
  • Barristers Ball; 7 p.m.; Hotel du Pont, Wilmington, Del.

Events on Saturday:

  • Accepted Student Day; 9 a.m.; Main Campus
  • Speedy Trial 5K and 1-mile Fun Run; 9:30 a.m.–12 p.m.; Widener Law Commonwealth (You can register online at Pretzel City Sports)