Tuesday, February 28, 2017

In the News:

  • Widener forum seeks to unite communities – The Patriot-News (2/27 – Information on the upcoming 10th Anniversary Diversity Forum at Commonwealth Law
  • Leedom ‘rocks’ with stronger sense of community – Delaware County Daily Times (2/27 – Melissa Taziole is a student at Widener University) 

Athletic Update:

Monday, February 27, 2016

In the News:

  • Delco college talks ‘law, order, Black Lives Matter movement’ – The Philadelphia Tribune (2/25 – Jennifer Wyse, assistant professor of sociology, participated in the symposium) 
  • Widener Small Business Development Center classes in March 2017 – The Chester City Blog (2/25) 
  • Area High School Leadership Award recipients – Community Bulletin (2/24 – Listing of recipients of the Widener University High School Leadership Award
  • Townships accused of failing to enforce ordinances over Mariner East 2 – NPR StateImpact (2/24 – Commonwealth Law Professor John Dernbach provided expert commentary) 
  • PBF ethanol appeal hearing questioned – The News Journal (2/24 – Kenneth Kristl, director of the Environmental Rights Institute at Delaware Law, was quoted) 

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • President’s Lecture with Dr. Marina Barnett; 12 p.m.; Lathem Hall
  • Public Stargazing; 6:30 p.m.; Widener University Observatory

Athletic Update:

Friday, February 24, 2017

In the News:

  • The School of Business Administration’s Workshop for High School Girls was featured during the 5 o’clock broadcast on WPVI-TV (ABC) on 2/23.
  • Gambling addiction group sponsors March events – The News Journal (2/23 – Mention of upcoming event at Delaware Law
  • In Service of Those Who Served: Law Schools & Veterans Legal Clinics – Connections.Mic (2/22 – Mention of the Veterans Law Clinic at Delaware Law)

News Releases:

  • Widener University Students Study in Italy – ReadMedia (Story on an upcoming trip led by the Center for Hospitality Management

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Academic Workshop for Young Women in Business; 9 a.m.; Lathem Hall

Events on Main Campus Saturday:

  • Women’s Lacrosse vs. Marymount; 1 p.m.; Home

Athletic Update:

Thursday, February 23, 2017

In the News:

  • Lawsuit: Third-party candidates should be judges, too – The News Journal (2/22 – Law Dean Rod Smolla was quoted)
  • The Delaware Supreme Court heard oral arguments at Delaware Law on 2/22, which resulted in several news stories on different cases in The News Journal, Law 360, and Delaware 105.9 FM.
  • PEACE OF MIND: Learn techniques to curb emotional eating – Delco News Network County Press (2/22 – Monthly column written by a student in the PsyD program. This month’s column was written by Jennie Brill Rodgers)

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Academic Workshop for Young Women in Business; 9 a.m.; Lathem Hall

Athletic Update:

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

In the News:

  • Aggressive approach predicted for handling of immigrants by Trump administration – CBS 21 (2/21 – Commonwealth Law Professor Jill Family provided expert commentary) 
  • Who is the check on authoritarianism? – The News Journal (2/21 – Op-ed by Delaware Law Professor Alan Garfield

News Releases:

Athletic Update:

  • Widener Hoops Looks To Stay Hot In Conference Tournament – CBS Philly (2/21 – Story on the men’s basketball team) 

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

In the News:

  • Families in Valley slayings clear obstacle in suit against Walmart – The Morning Call (2/20 – Delaware Law Professor John Culhane provided expert commentary) 
  • Connecticut Develops Legal Incubator Program – JD Journal (2/20 – Mention of an incubator program between Commonwealth Law and the Dauphin County Bar Association)

News Releases:

Athletic Update:

Monday, February 20, 2017

In the News:

  • Amid call for face time, House Republicans lay low during recess – Philly Voice (2/20 – Wes Leckrone, associate professor of political science, provided expert commentary) 
  • Ruby R. Vale Professor of Corporate and Business Law Lawrence Hamermesh was interviewed live on TBS eFM’s “This Morning” English radio program in Seoul, Korea on 2/20 about derivative suits, electronics voting and cumulative voting as methods to protect minority shareholders.
  • DE Supreme Court justices to hear cases at Widener Law School – Delaware 105.9 FM (2/20 – Delaware Law will host oral arguments for Delaware Supreme Court justices)
  • Media business team with Widener to plan for the future – Delaware County Daily Times (2/19 – Story on the partnership between the Widener University Small Business Development Center and Media Business Authority. Jayati Ghosh, dean of the School of Business Administration, provided commentary) 
  • A decade of recommendations in Delaware prisons – The News Journal (2/17 – Romie Griesmer, a lecturer at law and supervising attorney at Delaware Law School’s Criminal Defense Clinic, was quoted) 
  • ARCHIVE: An AIDS epidemic is raging behind bars – The News Journal (2/17 – Delaware Law Professor Jules Epstein provided expert commentary) 

Alumni News:

  • She helped convict Kathleen Kane. Now, former Bucks prosecutor hopes to bring change to the AG’s office – The Philadelphia Inquirer (2/19 – Michelle Henry is a graduate of Harrisburg Law) 
  • Dianne Herrin announces candidacy for West Chester mayor – Daily Local News (2/19 – Herrin is a Widener University alumna) 
  • Delaware Family Court judge nominated – The News Journal (2/17 – Mary Much is a graduate of Delaware Law)

Events on Main Campus Today:

Athletic Update:

Friday, February 17, 2017

In the News:

  • Investigators from Widener University Report New Data on Breast Cancer – Women’s Health Weekly (2/16 – Story on research by Bin Wang, assistant professor of biomedical engineering. The article will be in the 2/23 print edition)  
  • Don’t Be Misled By National Geographic and Katie Couric: Three Things to Know About “Gender Identity” – FRC Blog (2/16 – Mention of a book by Eli Green, assistant professor of human sexuality)

Alumni News: 

  • New York American Water Names Carmen Tierno President – ITBusinessNet (2/16 – Tierno is a graduate of the School of Engineering)

Events on or near Main Campus Today:

  • Sciences Accepted Student Day; 9:30 a.m.; Kirkbride Hall, 3rd Floor Lobby
  • NACHMO Chester, a dance performance hosted by Boundaries and Bridges, 7 p.m.; MJ Freed Theater

Events on or near Main Campus this Weekend:

  • Saturday: Men’s Lacrosse vs.Virginia Wesleyan; 1 p.m.; Home
  • Saturday: NACHMO Chester, a dance performance hosted by Boundaries and Bridges, 7 p.m.; MJ Freed Theater
  • Sunday: The Chamber Music Program’s Studio Recital; 4 p.m.; Kapelski Recital Hall

 

Thursday, February 16, 2017

In the News:

  • 2017 Top Online MSW Programs – GraduatePrograms.com (The Online Master of Social Work (MSW) Program at Widener University is ranked #1 for the second year in a row)
  • In mock arguments, travel ban gets day in high court – The News Journal (2/15 – Feature story on mock arguments on the travel ban hosted by Delaware LawRod Smolla, dean of Delaware Law, and Erin Daly, a professor of constitutional law, were quoted, as well as Patrick Varga, a first-year law student) 
  • Delaware Law Professor Paul Regan was interviewed live on TBS eFM’s “This Morning” English radio program in Seoul, Korea on 2/15 about the proposed Korean legislation to protect the rights of minority stockholders.
  • Top 10 for Thursday: 10 great reasons to visit Taylor Arboretum in the snow – Delaware County Daily Times (2/16 – Widener University acquired the Taylor Arboretum last year) 
  • On March 17, join us at Widener Law School and help bring your community together: Christian Johnson & Randy Lee – PennLive.com (2/15 – Op-ed by Commonwealth Law Dean Christian Johnson and Commonwealth Law Professor Randy Lee
  • Who’s News – The Daily Journal (2/15 – Mention of a recipient of the Widener University High School Leadership Award

Athletic Update:

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

In the News:

  • Hospitality career day Wednesday at Widener – The Philadelphia Tribune (2/15 – Story on the Center for Hospitality Management’s annual Career Day)
  • Disrupting Immigration Sovereignty – Notice &Comment, a blog from the Yale Journal on Regulation and the ABA Section of Administrative Law& Regulatory Practice (2/14 – Commonwealth Professor of Law & Government Jill Family provided expert commentary)
  • Strapped finances take toll on Chester’s police – The Delaware County Daily Times (2/14 – Widener University was mentioned) 
  • Widener to Host Two Business Workshops for High School Girls February 23 and 24 – Chester City Blog (2/14) 
  • Del. Supreme Court affirms TransPerfect sale – The News Journal (2/13 – Ruby R. Vale Professor of Corporate and Business Law Lawrence Hamermesh provided expert commentary) 
  • DuPont, Chemours to pay $670 million over PFOA suits – The News Journal (2/13 – Delaware Law Emeritus Professor Jean Eggen provided expert commentary) 

Events on Main Campus Today:

Alumni News:

  • Atlantic Cape’s Restaurant Gala to honor Brady, Kyrtatas – Shore News Today (2/15 – Steven Brady is a graduate of the School of Business Administration
  • Franklin County school administrator named Waynesboro superintendent – Herald-Mail Media (2/14 – Tod Kline received his doctorate in school administration from Widener)

Athletic Update: