Friday, April 28, 2017

In the News:

  • White Haven man inducted into Widener honor society — Standard Speaker (4/28 — News of student inducted into Alpha Psi Omega honor society at Widener)
  • College news — Lancasteronline.com (4/26 — News of student inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma honor society at Widener; story is available by subscription)
  • Becoming a parent Means a New Family Member — and a New Sense of Self — Slate (4/26 — Delaware Law Distinguished Professor John G. Culhane Hey, Daddy! parenting column)
  • Red card: Ousted CEO sent threats, soccer ball to investor — The Canadian Press (4/27 — Lawrence A. Hamermesh, the Ruby R. Vale professor of corporate and business law at Delaware Law School, was quoted) 
  • CHOICES honors eight women for community achievement — Delaware County Daily Times (4/26 —  Coalition of Hope Offering Inner City Empowerment Services holds annual tea party and awards ceremony in Lathem Hall)

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Thursday, April 27, 2017

In the News:

  • Proulx Recognized by Widener University During Honors Week – Rocket-Courier (4/27 – Mention of a student named to the Omega Chi Epsilon honor society at Widener)
  • Widener University recognizes Marlton student for induction into National Theatre Honor Society – The Marlton Sun (4/26) 
  • Community Briefs: Visit newly honored Marcus Hook Plank House Saturday – Delaware County Daily Times (4/26 – Mitchell Rothman, professor of anthropology, participated in the dig)

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Graduate Student Symposium; (Poster presentations; 2:45-3:45 p.m.; Lathem Hall and Oral presentations; 4-6 p.m.; University Center) 
  • Making Sense of a Changing Climate, discussion with Director of Sustainability for Swarthmore College, Aurora Winslade; 4 p.m.; Freedom Hall, 122

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Wednesday, April 26, 2017

In the News:

  • How a GOP bill could cause the next financial crisis – Politico (4/26 – Column written by Bruce Grohsgal, a visiting professor in bankruptcy law at Delaware Law)
  • Chesco residents urge officials to reject development plan for contaminated site – NPR StateImpact (4/25 – John Dernbach, a professor of environmental law at Commonwealth Law, provided expert commentary) 
  • SCORE: Meet & Grow Your Business – Public Now (4/25 – Mention of an event with the Widener University Small Business Development Center
  • Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi – The Chester Spirit (4/25 – Listing of students initiated into the Phi Kappa Phi honor society at Widener)
  • Recipients of the Widener University High School Leadership Awards were mentioned in The Chester Spirit on 4/25.

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Student Leader Awards; 5 p.m.; Lathem Hall
  • Mascot Tryouts; 6:30 p.m.; University Cebterm Room A
  • Physics & Astronomy Club’s Movie Night: Hidden Figures; 7 p.m.; Freedom Hall Amphitheater

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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

In the News:

  • Behind the DMZ: North Korea / The Morality of Environmental Engagement – WITF SmartTalk Radio (4/24 – Commonwealth Law School Scholar-in-Residence and Professor of Sustainability Ethics and Law Donald Brown was interviewed) 

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Monday, April 24, 2017

In the News:

  • On Campus: Delco students earn honors and awards – Delaware County Daily Times (4/23 – Mention of students recognized during Honors Week and on the dean’s list) 
  • Behind the DMZ: North Korea / The Morality of Environmental Engagement – WITF SmartTalk Radio (4/23 – Commonwealth Law School Scholar-in-Residence Donald Brown will be interviewed) 

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Stargazing; 8:30 p.m.; Widener University Observatory

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Friday, April 21, 2017

In the News:

  • Red card: Ousted CEO sent threats, soccer ball to investor – Associated Press (4/20 – Law Professor Lawrence Hamermesh provided expert commentary in this AP article, which appeared in a number of news outlets including Yahoo! News and MorningStar
  • Researchers at Widener University Report New Data on Boron (Nanoporous Boron Nitride as Exceptionally Thermally Stable Adsorbent: Role in Efficient Separation of Light Hydrocarbons) – Nanotechnology Weekly (Story on research by Dr. Dipendu Saha, assistant professor of chemical engineering) 
  • Historic artifacts displayed in Chester – Delaware County Daily Times (4/20 – Widener University teamed up with the city of Chester to host “Biography of a Block”)

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Thursday, April 20, 2017

In the News:

  • Widener Slashes Tuition in Half for City of Chester Employees – Pivot Today (4/20 – Mention of the Philadelphia Business Journal story on Widener offering discounted tuition rates to employees of the city of Chester) 
  • Editorial: Joyner-Francis verdict has no silver lining – The News Journal (4/19 – Delaware Law Lecturer Romie Griesmer was quoted) 
  • The Spring Fun Day hosted by Soccer for Success was featured during the evening news broadcast on KYW-TV (CBS) on 4/19.
  • Community Briefs – Delaware County Daily Times (4/19 – Mention of the the Philadelphia Water Color Society Member Show at Widener)
  • Blowing His Stack – The Caucus (4/19 – Wes Leckrone, associate professor of political science, was quoted in this subscription only article*) 
  • Singapore adopts ISO 37001 – The FCPA Blog (4/18 – Kristy Grant Hart is an adjunct professor at Delaware Law) 

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

In the News:

  • Do you have an extra $500? Harrisburg tax confusion could cost that and more – WHTM-TV (ABC) (4/18 – Commonwealth Law Professor Michael Hussey provided expert commentary) 
  • Chums chapter gets jazzy at scholarship fundraiser – The Philadelphia Tribune (4/18 – A scholarship recipient attends Widener) 
  • FreshBaked Theatre Company Presents A Musical Fairytale – Public Now (4/17) 

Events on or near Main Campus Today:

  • Soccer for Success Spring Fun Day; 2-6 p.m.; Stem Academy at Showalter (1100 West 10th Street, Chester, Pa.)

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017

In the news:

  • Widener University expands discounted tuition program — Philadelphia Business Journal (4/17 — Coverage of agreement between Widener University and city of Chester with President Dr. Julie E. Wollman quoted)
  • York Immigration Court has denied most asylum — but why? — WITF online (4/17 Widener Law Commonwealth Professor Jill E. Family commented on ways to improve the function of immigration courts). A similar story appeared 4/14 in the York Daily Record, The Evening Sun, and Chambersburg Public Opinion.
  • Judge convicts girl in death of Amy Joyner-Francis — WPVI-TV (ABC) (4/13 — Coverage of verdict in Howard High School bathroom beating. Delaware Law Lecturer at Law Romie Griesmer was interviewed for afternoon broadcast). Griesmer was also interviewed on WCAU-TV (NBC), with no link available.

Alumni news:

  • Chandlee Kuhn appointed director of work-based learning for Del Tech effective May 1 — Cape Gazette (4/18 — Coverage of Delaware Law School alumna Chandlee Johnson Kuhn, former chief judge of Delaware Family Court, taking a new professional assignment)

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Events on main campus:

  • Spring preview day
  • Softball vs. Penn State Brandywine; doubleheader 4 and 6 p.m.; Home
  • Women’s lacrosse vs. Arcadia; 7 p.m.; Home

Monday, April 17, 2017

In the News:

  • The Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event was highlighted during the evening news on WPVI-TV (ABC). A clip filmed by Sam DeVecchis, a communication studies student, was also aired on WCAU-TV (NBC). Coverage was also featured on the front page of the Delaware County Daily Times (4/14) and again in a photo (4/17 no link available)
  • The Springtime Egg Hunt hosted by the Child Development Center was featured on WPVI-TV (ABC), KYW-TV (CBS), WTXF-TV (FOX) during afternoon broadcasts on 4/13. A photo array was published in the Delaware County Daily Times (4/14 no link available)
  • The signing of the agreement between Widener University and the City of Chester for discounted tuition appeared on My PHL 17, WPVI-TV (ABC) and WCAU-TV (NBC). It was also featured in the Delaware County Daily Times and The Philadelphia Inquirer (4/13).
  • Legal expert opines on choice of Family Court for Howard High School murder trial — Delaware 105.9FM online (4/17 — Delaware Law School Lecturer at Law Romie Griesmer commented on 4/13 after verdict was announced.) Griesmer’s commentary was also featured in The News Journal, at WDEL.com, and live on WDEL news radio.
  • President Trump tells reporters he thinks Susan Rice committed a crime — VivereMilano (4/15 — Delaware Law Distinguished Professor John G. Culhane was quoted)
  • Fundraiser planned for tot lot in Kingston — Citizens Voice (4/15 Commonwealth Law School Scholar in Residence Donald Brown will speak at a public lecture on the economic and ethical aspects of climate change.
  • Should Pennsylvania just get rid of its lieutenant governor’s office? — Philly Voice (4/15 Associate Professor Wesley Leckrone on Pennsylvania’s system for choosing a lieutenant governor)
  • Weighing CON laws against push for greater price transparency — Modern Healthcare (4/11 — Professor Michael Rosko is quoted)
  • DNREC won’t clarify Delaware City refinery’s appeal deadline — The News Journal (4/14 — Delaware Law Associate Professor Kenneth T. Kristl was quoted)
  • United Airlines forcibly removes passenger on overbooked flight — WDEL news radio (4/12) Delaware Law Associate Professor Leslie Johnson gave live on-air commentary (no link available)

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