Thursday, January 26, 2017

In the News:

  • W&M to offer screening, discussion of Nate Parker’s ‘The Birth of a Nation’ – Publicnow.com (1/26 – Mention of the Nat Turner Project digital archive created at Widener by Dr. Sarah Roth.)
  • Today in History: Jan. 26 –Delaware County Daily Times (1/26 – In 1992, a small group at Widener University, led by then professor Barbara Shimko, aimed to bring jobs to former welfare recipients in Chester through the non-profit organization Project Transition)
  • Alaska Introduces Legislation That Requires Consideration of Pets in Divorce Custody Cases – PetMD (1/25 – Delaware Law Professor John Culhane was quoted)
  • Tom Dolgenos: Under Trump, death penalty likely to remain – The Morning Call (1/23 – Op-ed by Tom Dolgenos, an adjunct professor at Delaware Law) 
  • Bloomberg BNA Product Safety & Liability Reporter (1/19 – Delaware Law Emeritus Professor Jean M. Eggen provided expert commentary; this story also appeared in three other Bloomberg BNA publications, including the Daily Environment Report. No link available) 
  • People on the Move – Philadelphia Business Journal (1/20 -News that School of Engineering Dean Fred Akl has been awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Delaware County Chapter of the Pennsylvania Society of Professional Engineers)

Events on Main Campus:

  • Men’s and Women’s Indoor Track Field Meet; 4 p.m., Home

Athletic Update: