Friday, March 31, 2017

In the News:

  • The School of Business Administration’s annual awards banquet was featured on WCAU-TV (NBC) on 3/30 as David Cohen, senior executive vice president at Comcast, received the 2017 Distinguished Performance in Management Award.
  • The Center for Hospitality Management’s annual Cake Boss Competition was featured during the evening news broadcast on WTXF-TV (FOX) and WPVI-TV (ABC) on 3/30.
  • Supreme Conundrum – The News Journal (3/30 – Op-ed by Delaware Law Professor Alan Garfield
  • Einhorn’s GM plan poses conflict challenge for board – Reuters (3/30 – Delaware Law Professor Lawrence Hamermesh was quoted) 

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Pew Memorial Lecture with Dr. Susan Sorenson; 12 p.m.; University Center, Webb Room

Events on Main Campus Saturday:

  • Reading for Unity; 2 p.m.; University Center, Webb Room

Athletic Update:

 

Thursday, March 30, 2017

In the News:

  • Turning a Community Green – WPVI-TV (ABC) (3/29 – The Shade Tree Planting, which was a part of the Sustainability Showcase at Widener University was featured during the 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. broadcasts on WPVI-TV (ABC). A similar story also aired on WCAU-TV (NBC))  
  • Multiple positions within law being asked to help combat opioid abuse – WHP-TV (CBS) (3/29 – Story on the Opiod Epidemic panel discussion held at Commonwealth Law
  • Delaware Law Dean Rod Smolla was interviewed on WDEL-AM on 3/28 about the defamation case against the Apprentice, and President Trump’s argument that he is immune from lawsuits until he leaves office.

Alumni News:

  • Waynesboro Area School District plans to hire principal as assistant superintendent – Herald Mail Media (3/29 – Rita Sterner-Hine received her doctorate from Widener University) 

Events on or near Main Campus Today:

  • Widener Sustainability Showcase; University Center; View complete schedule, here.
  • The Center for Hospitality Management’s Cake Boss Competition; 7:30 p.m.; University Center
  • School of Business Administration’s Awards Banquet; 5:30 p.m.; Springhaven Country Club (Tickets required) 

Athletic Update:

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

In the News:

  • The 3/29 morning news broadcast on WGAL-TV (NBC) mentioned the Opiod Epidemic: Law and Policy panel discussion happening today at Commonwealth Law.
  • Sen. Colin Bonini to introduce TransPerfect legislation – The News Journal (3/29 – Delaware Law Professor Lawrence Hamermesh was quoted) 
  • Delaware Law Lecturer Romie Griesmer was interviewed on WDEL-AM on 3/28 about Delaware legislators’ attempts to bring back the death penalty.
  • Widener expands access to video surveillance – The Chester Spirit (3/28 – Widener University announced security monitoring technology will extend to Chester police)

Events on Main Campus Today:

Events at Commonwealth Law Today:

Athletic Update:

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

In the News:

  • Commentary: Maintain full funding for National Endowment for the Humanities – The Philadelphia Inquirer (3/28 – Widener University was mentioned as a partner of Chester Made) 
  • Alere gains on judge’s dissent in different case – Mass Device (3/27 – Delaware Law Professor Lawrence Hamermesh was mentioned) 
  • The Second Annual Widener University Sustainability Showcase – Public Now (3/27 – The Second Annual Sustainability Show at Widener case will take place on March 29 and 30) 

News Releases:

Events at Commonwealth Law Today:

Athletic Update:

 

Monday, March 27, 2017

In the News:

  • On Campus: Widener honors area high school student leaders – Delaware County Daily Times (3/26 – Listing of recipients of the Widener University High School Leadership Awards. Similar mentions also appeared in The Marlton Sun and the Daily Item
  • As Pennsylvania’s recycling mandate nears expiration, state eyes overhaul – Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (3/26 – Commonwealth Law Professor John Dernbach provided expert commentary) 
  • Court says Energy Transfer had right to end Williams deal – Houston Chronicle and The Dallas Morning News (3/23 – Lawerence Hamermesh, professor of corporate Law at Delaware Law, provided expert commentary) 

Events on or near Main Campus:

  • Philadelphia Speakers Series: Broadcast Journalist Ted Koppel; 8 p.m.; Kimmel Center
  • Public Stargazing; 8 p.m.; Widener University Observatory

Athletic Update:

Friday, March 24, 2017

In the News:

  • Loving the LAW of the Life – Cebu Daily News (3/24 – James May, professor of environmental Law at Delaware Law, was quoted) 
  • The Widener University High School Leadership Awards ceremony was featured during the afternoon broadcast on WCAU-TV (NBC) on March 23.
  • Energy Transfer’s Exit From Williams Merger Upheld by Court – Bloomberg (3/23 – Lawerence Hamermesh, professor of corporate Law at Delaware Law, provided expert commentary) 
  • For Gay Parents, Deciding Between Adoption and Surrogacy Raises Tough Moral Questions – Slate (3/23 – Column post by Delaware Law Professor John Culhane
  • Americans Are Having Sex Less Often – Third Age (Mention of a research study by Dr. Brooke Wells, associate professor of human sexuality) 
  • Making of a JAG Attorney – The Federal Lawyer (3/22 – This article written by Julie Massing, communications manager at Commonwealth Law, was originally printed in the October 2016 edition of Civitas)
  • Commonwealth Law Dean Christian Johnson was interviewed on March 8 and 9 on Veterans Views on WBRE-TV.

Events on Main Campus Today:

Events on Main Campus Saturday:

Athletic Update:

Thursday, March 23, 2017

In the News:

  • “I desperately want a clean home, but my brain can’t process clutter” – MSN Health (3/22 – Mention of the Neuropsychology Assessment Center at Widener)
  • Marlton student wins Widener University High School Leadership Award – The Marlton Sun (3/22 – Story on a recent recipient of the Widener University High School Leadership Award. Widener President Dr. Julie E. Wollman was quoted) 
  • Michaela Harrell Inducted into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi – Herald Mail Media (3/22)

Events on Main Campus Today:

 

 

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

In the News:

  • Meet Widener University NBC10 High School Leadership Award Winners – WCAU-TV (NBC) (3/21 – Interview segment during the afternoon broadcast with Theresa Kash, a sophomore biochemistry major and Apogee Scholar at Widener, and Elizabeth Paul, who is a recent recipient of the Widener University High School Leadership Award. Other stories on the High School Leadership Awards appeared in the Community Bulletin, Smryna-Clayton Sun-Times, and the Cape May County Herald
  • The Comprehensive Guide to an Early Retirement – Time.com (3/21 – Kenn Tacchino, professor of financial planning, provided expert commentary. This story also appeared on Yahoo! Finance.) 

News Releases:

Events on Main Campus Today:

Athletic Update:

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

In the News:

  • Delaware Law Dean Rod Smolla was interviewed on WDEL-AM during the evening broadcast on 3/20 about the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the Gorsuch nomination.
  • TransPerfect CEO files federal lawsuit against Delaware – The News Journal (3/20 – Lawrence Hamermesh, a professor of corporate law at Delaware Law, provided expert commentary) 
  • Delaware Law School Hosts 29th Moot Court Competition – Delaware Law Weekly (3/20 – Available by subscription only) 
  • I Desperately Want a Clean Home, But My Brain Can’t Process Clutter – Good Housekeeping (3/20 – Mention of the Neuropsychology Assessment Center at Widener)
  • ‘Chester-made’ workshop taps resident’s creative juices – The Philadelphia Tribune (3/18 – Widener University is a partner of “Chester Made”)
  • Due Process waivers in immigration law – Notice & Comment, a blog from the Yale Journal on Regulation (3/15 – Commonwealth Professor of Law and Government Jill Family was a guest blogger)

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Honors Week Presentations; 12:30 p.m.; University Center, Webb Room
  • Lecture with Dr. Steve Gillon ’78; 2 p.m.; Freedom Hall, Room 122
  • Women’s History Month Speaker: Tieshka K. Smith; 4 p.m.; Freedom Hall, Room 122
  • Graduate Open House; 5 p.m.; University Center

Athletic Update:

 

Monday, March 20, 2017

In the News:

  • I Love My Job: Widener University President Julie Wollman – Philadelphia Magazine (An interview with Widener University President Julie E. Wollman)
  • DCCC students prepare for study abroad in China – Delaware County Daily Times (3/19 – Story on a trip to China as part of a partnership with Widener University
  • Partnership opens law school to DelTech students – The News Journal and Delaware Business Times (3/17 – Story on partnership between Delaware Technical Community College and Delaware Law
  • Experts say ID requirement for Rep. Perry town hall on Saturday is legal – WITF-FM (3/16 – Commonwealth Law Professor Michael Dimino provided expert commentary)

News Releases:

Events on Main Campus Today: Honors Week Begins

Athletic Update: