Monday, June 27, 2016

In the News:

  • The Boardroom – The Philadelphia Inquirer (6/27 – Claire M. DeMatteis, Glenn Eckard, Matthew Hartley, Douglas M. Wolfberg, and Samantha Krupa, a student in the physical therapy doctoral program, were named to the Board of Trustees)
  • U.S. Supreme Court upholds race-based college admissions – The Philadelphia Inquirer (6/25 – Delaware Law Dean Rod Smolla provided expert commentary. A similar story appeared in The News Journal. Smolla was also interviewed on WDEL-AM about the decision) 
  • Uno Chicago Grill opens in Chester – News of Delaware County (6/24 –  Feature story on the grand opening of the Uno Chicago Grill on Main Campus. President Julie E. Wollman was quoted)
  • Widener Students Give Their University Resounding Thumbs-Up in National Survey of Student Satisfaction – Pivot Today (6/24 – Story on the results of the Noel Levitz Students Satisfaction Inventory)
  • Who’s News – The Daily Journal (6/24 – Mention of students named to the dean’s list at Widener) 
  • Law Schools Are Going Online to Reach New Students – The New York Times (6/23 – Delaware Law Dean Rod Smolla was quoted about law school online innovations)
  • Global LGBT leaders visit Philly – Philadelphia Gay News (6/23 – Students in the master of social work program that helped with curriculum) 
  • Adjunct Professor of Law Matt Hirsch was interviewed on WDDE-FM about the Supreme Court’s deadlocked decision on President Obama’s immigration policy, which aired on “All Things Considered” on 6/23. A similar story appeared on Go Sports Times.
  • Smith:  Is The Philadelphia Soda Tax Racist? – TaxProf Blog (6/22 – Post by Andre Smith, an associate professor at Delaware Law) 
  • Distinguished Professor of Law Jean Eggen was quoted on legal causation in tort cases where food supplies were contaminated by chemicals in a 6/21 story in Bloomberg BNA Toxics Law Reporter. The story appeared in several other news outlets.