Friday, September 30, 2016

In the News:

  • Attorney for PUC says “small cadre” trying to kill gas industry – NPR’s StateImpact (9/29 – John Dernbach, an environmental law professor at Commonwealth Law, provided expert commentary) 
  • PLAW People in the News—Oct. 4, 2016—McNees Wallace & Nurick – The Legal Intelligencer (9/29 –  Event about  Justice Antonin Scalia’s contributions to administrative law to be held at Commonwealth Law
  • Bullock Sees ‘Politicization’ of Corporate Law Coming to Delaware – Delaware Business Court Insider (9/28 – Story on Delaware Law’s Ruby R. Vale Distinguished Speaker Series; available by subscription only)

Events on Saturday on Main Campus:

  • Field Hockey vs. Messiah; 12 p.m.
  • Women’s Soccer vs. Stevenson; 5 p.m.
  • Men’s Soccer vs. Stevenson; 7:30 p.m.

Athletic Update:

Thursday, September 29, 2016

In the News:

  • Widener prof creates website about Nat Turner – Philly.com and Philadelphia Daily News (9/29 – Column highlighting the Nat Turner digital archive created by Sarah Roth, associate professor of history)
  • Few clues before killing of 3-year-old boy in Felton – The News Journal (9/29 – Amber Baylor, a visiting assistant professor of law at Delaware Law, provided expert commentary)
  • Caesars Deal Boosts Appaloosa After Apollo, TPG Give Ground – Macau Daily Times (9/29 – Bruce Grohsgal, a professor at Delaware Law, provided expert commentary)
  • The Children of Gay Parents, Like All Kids, Need More Than Their Parents Can Provide – Slate (9/28 – Column post by John Culhane, professor and co-director of the Family Health Law & Policy Institute at Delaware Law)
  • Free workshop on intellectual property next month – The News Journal (9/27 – Story on upcoming intellectual property workshop being held at Delaware Law
  • Trade Talk Slideshow – Patriot News (9/24 – Commonwealth Law Professor Tonya Evans was named Associate Dean of Inclusion and Equity)

Events on or near Main Campus Today:

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

In the News:

  • The Top U.S. Colleges – The Wall Street Journal (9/28 – Widener University was ranked #252 out of 500 colleges in the inaugural Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education ranking of U.S. colleges. See Widener’s ranking under the “Find Your College’s Ranking” section on the right hand side of the page about half way down. It can also be found on page R7 of the hard copy edition) 
  • Caesars Deal Boosts Appaloosa After Apollo, TPG Give Ground – The Washington Post (9/28 – Bruce Grohsgal, a bankruptcy law professor at Delaware Law, provided expert commentary in this Bloomberg story)
  • ‘I dislike him and I don’t trust her:’ A day after presidential debate, viewers try to figure out what it all meant – Delaware County Daily Times (9/28 – Mention of Widener students who participated in the debate watch on campus on Monday) 
  • Union Services Access Scholarship winners announced – Delaware County Daily Times (9/26 – Widener Student Thomas Conroy, ’20, is a recipient of the 2016 Union Services Access Scholarship)

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Fall Career Fair; 11 a.m.–3 p.m.; Schwartz Athletic Center
  • Italian Cinema Night: Se Dio vuole; 6 p.m.; Freedom Hall, 122

Athletic Update:

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

In the News:

  • Watching first presidential debate, Widener students get lesson in hardball politics – Delaware County Daily Times (9/27 – Feature story on the debate watch held at Widener University. Jim Vike, associate professor of political science, who helped organize the event, was quoted, as well as several students who attended the debate watch)
  • The debate watch at Widener was featured during the evening news broadcasts on WPVI-TV (ABC) and WTXF-TV (FOX) on 9/26 and during morning broadcast on Good Day Philadelphia on 9/27.
  • Delaware Democrats on debate: We can’t let Trump win – The News Journal (9/27 – Morgan Madden, president of the Student Bar Association at the Delaware Law, was quoted about the presidential debate) 
  • Suit: Drugmaker Teva responsible for patient’s death in opioid overdose – The Philadelphia Inquirer (9/27 – Roseann B. Termini, an adjunct professor at Delaware Law, was quoted) 
  • 6 Sexts You Should Never Send – Men’s Journal Magazine (Philip Rutter, associate professor of human sexuality, provided expert commentary) 
  • Widener professor named to corporate governance law group – Delaware Business Now (9/26 – 

Ruby R. Vale Professor of Corporate and Business Law Lawrence Hamermesh was elected to the American College of Governance)

Events Today:

Athletic Update:

Monday, September 26, 2016

In the News:

  • Community Briefs: History comes alive at Chester Rural Cemetery – Delaware County Daily Times (9/26 – Dr. J. Joseph Edgette, professor emeritus, will lead a guided tour of Chester Rural Cemetery)
  • Free Seminar Open to Small Business – Delaware County Daily Times (9/26 – Mention of an upcoming seminar by the Widener Small Business Development Center
  • Fall fun: book sales, reunions, flea markets, bazaars and more – News of Delaware County (9/24 – Mention of upcoming stargazing sessions at the Widener University Observatory
  • Costs soar for presidential searches at state-owned universities – Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (9/24 – Mention of Widener University President Julie E. Wollman, who previously served as president at Edinboro University) 
  • Delaware Law Dean Rod Smolla was interviewed on WDEL-AM on 9/24  about a U.S. District Court judge’s ruling that found Christine O’Donnell violated federal election law by misusing campaign funds.
  • Adding context to studies on sex and aging adults – Health Journalism.org (9/23 – Mention of the Sexuality and Aging Consortium)

Homepage Feature Story:

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Career Services Rapid Resume Review; 10 a.m.–4 p.m.; Office of Career Services
  • Philadelphia Speakers Series On-Campus Lecture: Jon Meacham; 1:45–2:15 p.m.; University Center Webb Room (Must have a ticket)
  • Stargazing; 8–9 p.m.; Widener Observatory
  • DebateWatch; 9–11 p.m.; Pride Cafe

Athletic Update:

 

Friday, September 23, 2016

In the News:

  • Senate Proposal: Enroll More Low-Income Students or Pay Fine – Inside Higher Ed (9/22 – President Julie E. Wollman was quoted in a release referenced in this Inside Higher Ed story) 

News Releases:

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Career Services Rapid Resume Review; 10 a.m.–4 p.m.; Office of Career Services
  • Summer Research Symposium student presentations; 4–7:30 p.m.; University Center

Events on Main Campus Saturday:

  • 1 p.m. Football vs. Wilkes; Home
  • 1 p.m. Field Hockey vs. Hood; Home

Thursday, September 22, 2016

In the News:

  • How the get the Government to buy from your business – Chester City Blog (9/21 – Story on an upcoming seminar by Widener’s Small Business Development Center) 
  • Why wouldn’t you certify your anti-bribery program?  – FCPA Blog (9/20 – Article by Kristy Grant-Hart, an adjunct at Delaware Law) 

Events on Main Campus Today:

Events at Delaware Law Today:

  • Talk by Scholar-in Residence in Global Environmental Constitutionalism Ana Lucia Maya Aguirre of Jorge Tadeo Lozano University in Colombia; 12 p.m.; Main Law Building, Alfred Avins Special Collection Library Room

Athletic Update:

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

In the News:

  • Why We Love Longmire, Heartland and Westerns In General – Parade (9/20 – Dwight DeWerth-Pallmeyer, associate professor of communication studies, provided expert commentary) 
  • Union Services Access announces scholarship awards – NJ.com (9/20 – Widener Freshman Thomas Conroy Jr. received a scholarship)
  • Most Affordable Schools for Incoming Freshmen with Financial Need – Lendedu (Widener University was ranked #143)

Events on or near Main Campus Today:

  • SBDC First Step Seminar; 9–11 a.m.; Widener SBDC
  • Field Hockey vs. Delaware Valley University; 7 p.m.; Home
  • Women’s Volleyball vs. Albright College; 7 p.m.; Home

Athletic Update:

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

In the News:

  • Tackling the high cost of child care and the presidential candidates’ plans – WHYY RadioTimes (9/19 – Dr. Linda Houser, associate professor of social work, was interviewed about the presidential candidates plans for family leave and child care and the current policies)
  • Tesla says lawsuits may delay SolarCity deal – Yahoo! Finance (9/19 – Delaware Corporate Law Professor Lawrence Hamermesh provided expert commentary for this Reuters story)

Events on Main Campus Today:

Events at Commonwealth Law Today:

  • Library Workshop: Research in the Real World; 5–6 p.m.; Library Building, Wireless Lab

Athletic Update:

Monday, September 19, 2016

Coming Up:

  • Today: Dr. Linda Houser, associate professor of social work, is being interviewed on WHYY RadioTimes at 10 a.m. about the presidential candidates plans for family leave and child care and the current policies.

In the News:

  • Community Briefs: College Access Center holds open house Monday – Delaware County Daily Times (9/18 – Mention of an open house at Widener University’s College Access Center)
  • Quiz: Test your knowledge on the freedom of speech – The News Journal (9/17 – Final quiz in the series for Constitution Day by Delaware Law Dean Rod Smolla
  • Widener professor tackles cell phone obsession in new film – Daily Local News (9/17 – Story on the upcoming documentary “Cellular Aftershocks” by Dwight DeWerth-Pallmeyer, associate professor of communication studies)

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Sport Management Lunch and Learn with Star Wars Stormtroopers of the 501st Legion on branding, organizational structure and corporate social responsibility; 12–1 p.m.; Lathem Hall

Athletic Update: