Friday, August 25, 2017

In the News:

  • Freshman Day of Service was featured during the evening news broadcast on WPVI-TV (ABC) on 8/24.
  • Mayweather vs. McGregor: Big fight, yeah, but there’s still tix – CNet (8/24 – Ross Steinman, professor of psychology and department chair, provided expert commentary) 
  • Why do we protect hate speech with the First Amendment? – Newsday (8/24 – Repost of the op-ed by Delaware Law Professor Alan Garfield)
  • Night Words: Great Square of Pegasus appears in the evening sky; Jupiter departs – Town Talk (8/23 – Column by Harry Augensen, professor of physics and astronomy)
  • Pennsylvania At Risk: New Report “State Of Risk” Reveals Broad, Adverse Impact On PA Communities And Public Health From Threatened EPA Cuts – PublicNow (8/23 – Commonwealth Professor of Environmental Law and Sustainability John Dernbach provided expert commentary) 

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Academic Convocation; 9:30 a.m.; Memorial Field

Athletic Update:

  • College Football Preview: Widener University Pride – CBS Philly (8/24 – Interview with Widener Football Coach Mike Kelly)