Friday, September 16, 2016

In the News:

  • The September issue of preLaw magazine features the Commonwealth Law School and Delaware Law School in a story that profiles law schools serving Mid Atlantic states.
  • Quiz: Test your knowledge on the separation of church and state – The News Journal (9/16 – Constitution Day related series of quizzes that is a collaboration between The News Journal and Delaware Law School have appeared throughout the week and will end tomorrow. Today’s print edition quiz was written by Law Professor Alan Garfield)
  • Emeritus Professor of Law Tom Reed was interviewed on WDEL-AM about the civil settlement in the Sandra Bland wrongful death lawsuit from Texas on 9/15.
  • WDL’s ‘High School Musical’ energetic, authentic – The News Journal (9/15 – Mention of a Widener student) 
  • Federal judges grant gun rights to Midstaters with prior convictions – WHTM (ABC) (9/9 – Commonwealth Law Professor Michael Dimino provided expert commentary)
  • Commonwealth Law Dean Christian Johnson was interviewed on Comcast Newsmakers on 9/9 about the upcoming Veterans Day Ceremony and the law school’s veterans initiative.
  • Groups help transition military members into civilian workforce – Central Penn Business Journal (9/9 – Law Dean Christian Johnson was quoted. Available by subscription only) 

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Thursday, September 15, 2016

In the News:

  • National Universities Rankings – U.S. News & World Report (Widener University is ranked #183) 
  • See the Top 10 Political Debate Flubs – Time Magazine (9/14 – Mention of the debate between Christine O’Donnell and Chris Coons held at Delaware Law
  • The September 14 issue of the Delaware County Daily Times featured a story on the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute in the senior living section. (No link available) 

Events on Main Campus Today:

Events at Commonwealth Law:

  • Annual Student Bar Association Table Day; 11:30 a.m.–6 p.m.; Commonwealth Law, The Pit

Athletic Update:

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

In the News:

  • Hear Poets on State Street – Delaware County Daily Times (9/14 – Mention of the third season of the State Street Reading Series, co-sponsored by Widener University) 
  • Widener and DCCC enter culinary partnership – Delaware County Daily Times (9/11 – Story on the Center for Hospitality Management’s partnership with  Delaware County Community College to offer students culinary courses on Main Campus) 
  • Widener SBDC offering FREE seminar on Starting a Business – Chester City Blog (9/9)
  • Teens work through trauma using theater as therapy – Boston Globe’s STATNews.com (8/23 – Mimi Sullivan, a PhD candidate of the Center for Social Work Education, was quoted) 

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Field Hockey vs. Gwynedd Mercy College; 7 p.m.; Home

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Tuesday, September 13, 2016

In the News:

  • The fall issue of Destination Delco featured the Widener University Observatory (page 19) and the Art Galley (page 20).
  • Gun rights got approval from Federal judges – National Iraqi News Agency (9/12 – Commonwealth Law Professor Michael Dimino provided expert commentary) 
  • Ethical Workplace: Phila. DA Seth Williams & when a gift is not just a gift – Philadelphia Business Journal Online (9/8 – Column by Dr. Arthur Schwartz, director of the Oskin Leadership Institute)
  • Criminal law and procedure – The News Journal (Professors from Delaware Law partnered with The News Journal to celebrate Constitution Day with a series of columns throughout the week. This column was written by Judith Ritter, professor of law) 
  • 2016 Top Online Social Work Graduate Programs  – GraduatePrograms.com (Widener’s Center for Social Work Education is listed)

Events Today:

  • Lecture by David H. Webber, visiting scholar in residence in corporate and business law; 12 p.m.; Delaware Law, Main Law Building, Alfred Avins Special Collection Library Room
  • Career Development Office Lunch & Learn: How I Spent My Summer; 12 p.m.; Commonwealth Law, Administration Building, Career Development Office
  • Women’s Volleyball vs. Swarthmore College; 7 p.m.; Home

Note on upcoming events: The Bridge Apart performance schedule for 9/16 has been canceled.

Monday, September 12, 2016

In the News:

  • Widener professor tackles cell phone obsession in new film – Delaware County Daily Times (9/10 – Story on the upcoming documentary “Cellular Aftershocks” by Dwight DeWerth-Pallmeyer, associate professor of communication studies) 
  • Constitutional Conundrums – The News Journal (9/10 – Professors from Delaware Law partnered with The News Journal to celebrate Constitution Day with a series of columns throughout the week that will feature daily quizzes designed to educate, inform and entertain the public. The first column by Alan Garfield, professor of law, appeared on 9/10)
  • Delaware Democrats for House debate issues at Widener – WHYY’s Newsworks and Delaware State News (9/9 – The Democratic Congressional Candidate Primary Debate was held at Delaware Law. WPVI-TV (ABC) also aired a clip of the debate) 
  • People in the News—Sept. 12, 2016—WLD Foundation – The Legal Intelligencer (9/9 – Mention of upcoming cases being heard at Commonwealth Law)
  • The Veteran’s Clinic at Commonwealth Law was mentioned during the evening news broadcast on WBRE-TV (NBC) on 9/9.
  • The Chancery Daily mentioned Delaware Law’s upcoming scholar in residence in their recently newsletter post. (Available by subscription only)

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Friday, September 9, 2016

In the News:

  • Happening Now LIVE: The WDEL/WHYY Democratic Congressional Candidate Primary Debate at the Delaware Law School (This is being broadcast live on WDEL news radio at 1150 AM, 101.7 FM, and over wdel.com. It will broadcast at 5 and 11 p.m. tonight on WHYY public television. Dean Rod Smolla provided an introduction.)
  • Universities Foster Charitable Mindsets – Advance for Physical Therapy and Rehab Medicine (8/30 – Column written by Widener doctoral PT students Maggie Karmeris, ’17, and Brianna Englert, ’18, on the Physical Therapy Pro Bono National Honor Society, which was developed by the Institute for Physical Therapy Education at Widener.)
  • 2016 Top Physical Therapy Graduate Programs – GraduatePrograms.com (Widener’s Institute for Physical Therapy Education is listed)
  • 75 leading schools for planners – FinancialPlanning.com (Degree options within Widener’s School of Business Administration are listed) 

News Releases:

Events Today:

Events coming up this Saturday:

  • Free Mock LSAT Exam; 8:30 a.m.; Delaware Law, Main Law Building, Ruby R. Vale Moot Courtroom
  • Building Bridges and Creating from Place: An Interactive Theater Workshop; 9 a.m.–5 p.m.; Alumni Auditorium
  • Men’s soccer vs. Southern Virginia University; 12 p.m.; Home
  • Annual Dean’s Picnic; 12–4 p.m.; Commonwealth Law, grounds near the Student Organizations building
  • Women’s Soccer vs. Washington College (Md.); 2:30 p.m.; Home

Athletic Update:

Thursday, September 8, 2016

In the News: 

  • Widener University Delaware Law School to host lecture – Hockessin Community News (9/7 – Mention of a lecture by David Webber, who will serve as the 2016 annual visiting scholar in residence in corporate and business law at Delaware Law)

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Middle States Self-Study Feedback Forum; 3–4 p.m.; Lathem Hall

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Wednesday, September 7, 2016

In the News:

  • Visiting scholar David H. Webber to explore intersection of politics and investment – Delaware Business Times (9/6 – David Webber will serve as the 2016 annual visiting scholar in residence in corporate and business law at Delaware Law
  • The Philadelphia Speaker Series presented by Widener University was mentioned on WHYY-FM on 9/6.

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Tuesday, September 6, 2016

In the News:

  • Letters: Nursing profs needed – The Philadelphia Inquirer (9/6 – Mention of a partnership with Widener University for internships and the op-ed written by Dr. Barbara Patterson, professor of nursing)
  • Chester seeks answers to vexing financial questions – Delaware County Daily Times (9/5 – Mention of partnerships with Widener University) 
  • Night Words – Media Town Talk (A column by Dr. Harry J. Augensen, professor of physics and astronomy, appeared in the 8/31 print edition) 

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Friday, September 2, 2016

In the News:

  • Gas drillers lose case over well permit requirements – NPR State Impact (9/1 – John Dernbach, an environmental law professor at Commonwealth Law, provided expert commentary) 
  • Studies from Widener University Describe New Findings in Geriatric Rehabilitation – Health & Medicine Week (9/1)
  • Peace of Mind: The importance of journaling – Media Town Talk (9/1 – Repost of a column posted in the News of Delaware County written by a student in the PsyD program) 
  • America’s Top Business Court Gets Dragged Into a Lover’s Quarrel – Bloomberg (8/31 – Ruby R. Vale Professor of Corporate and Business Law Lawrence Hamermesh was quoted) 

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Events Saturday on Main Campus: Be sure to visit widenerpride.com for up to date information! 

  • Football vs. Rowan University; 1 p.m.; Home
  • Women’s Soccer vs. Rutgers University- Camden; 5 p.m.; Home
  • Men’s Soccer vs. Neumann University; 7:30 p.m.; Home

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