Thursday, November 30, 2017

In the News:

  • Delaware Tech, Delaware Law School sign agreement for bachelor’s program – Delaware Business Now (11/29 – Article about Delaware Technical Community College and Delaware Law School entering an articulation agreement. A similar article also appeared in the Dover Post and was featured on WDEL radio’s evening broadcast.)
  • Celebrating the Holiday Students learn more than just hospitality – Chester Spirit (11/29 – Thanksgiving story quotes Associate Professor Dr. Joy Dickerson and hospitality management major Nancy Cusmano)
  • You’re Not Out of the Woods Yet: Advocates Share Tips for Hard Conversations – Rewire (11/29 – Widener doctoral candidate Cindy Lee Alves was quoted)
  • IC Red Cross Club hosts a “donate in protest” blood drive – The Ithacan (11/29 – Delaware Law Professor John Culhane’s article is mentioned)
  • Community Corner: Notable December Events – The Burg (11/30 – Article mentions the Dec. 12 Sustainability Talk at Widener Law Commonwealth)

Alumni News:

  • Dem wins Ridley Park council seat with cast lots – Delaware County Daily Times (11/28 – Dane Collins is a Delaware Law School graduate)

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Pre-Health Workshop; 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.; Admissions

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus Today:

  • December Grads Reception; 4 – 6 p.m.; The Gallery

Athletics Update:

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

In the News:

  • Colleges in a Polarizing Time — Your Daily Briefing by The Chronicle of Higher Education (11/28 News item on the Common Ground Initiative and President Julie E. Wollman, no link available)
  • Obamacare enrollment up by 22 percent compared to last year – The News Journal (11/28 – Delaware Law School is holding enrollment sessions all week)
  • Do privacy laws apply to cell phones? That’s up to the Supreme Court: Delaware Voice – The News Journal (11/28 – A column written by Delaware Law Professor Alan Garfield)
  • Hunter Romach of Haddonfield, NJ serves in leadership role at key Widener University event — GloucesterCityNews.net (11/28 — Hometown news story on student facilitator Hunter Romach‘s contribution to the Common Ground Initiative table talks at the National Constitution Center)
  • We need a better way of choosing state judges — Lancaster Online (11/29 — Column about state judicial elections mentions candidate debate at Widener Law Commonwealth)

Alumni News:

  • Bucks DA alum Michelle Henry honored for public service – Bucks County Courier Times (11/27 – Michelle Henry received the Excellence in Public Service Award from her alma mater Widener University Commonwealth Law School)

Athletic Update:

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Fall 2017 Bistro Dinner Series; 5 – 6 p.m.; Marriott Dining Room
  • Women’s Basketball vs. Lebanon Valley; 8 p.m.; Home
  • Men’s Basketball vs. Lebanon Valley; 6 p.m.; Home

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus Today:

  • Trivia Night/SBA; 6:30 – 10 p.m.; Side Bar Cafe

 

 

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

In the News:

  • Can lawyers text potential clients? – ABA Journal (December issue – Delaware Law School Dean Rodney Smolla was quoted)
  • A WCAU (NBC) segment on 11/22 showed Laura Strickland, assistant director of multicultural admissions, presenting a plaque to a high school student as part of the Widener University High School Leadership Awards.
  • In Our Schools: Crystal RauenzahnReading Eagle (11/26 – Crystal Rauenzahn is attending Widener for a doctor of education with principal certification)
  • Wesley House gets a gift from POWER Home Remodeling – Delaware County Daily Times (11/26 – Article mentions Widener University offering a Thanksgiving meal)
  • Why Retail Still Rules on Black Friday – Cheat Sheet (11/27 – Associate Professor Ross Steinman was quoted)
  • On 11/27, the Pennsylvania Cable Network aired a Commonwealth Law discussion on redistricting.

Alumni News:

  • Philly lawyer who counseled Trump returns to Cozen O’Connor – The Philadelphia Inquirer (11/27 – James Schultz is a Widener University School of Law graduate)
  • Who’s News: Lancaster County hirings and promotions – Lancaster Online (11/27 – Katy S. Landis holds a law degree from Widener)

Athletic Update:

  • GMA graduate DeCandido stuffs stat sheet at Tufts – Delaware County Daily Times (11/27 – Article mentions Widener Women’s Basketball’s win over Neumann)
  • Absegami grad, Bucknell senior Abdullah Anderson named Patriot League Defensive Player of Year – Press of Atlantic City (11/17 – Article mentions Widener Men’s Basketball player Connor Laverty assistance in a win over Scranton)

Monday, November 27, 2017

In the News:

  • Local College Students Serve a Holiday Meal – WCAU (NBC) (11/22 – NBC 10 featured Widener’s Center for Hospitality Management online and during the 4 p.m. broadcast on 11/22. Associate Professor Dr. Joy Dickerson and two Widener students were interviewed as they served a Thanksgiving meal at the Salvation Army. WPVI (ABC) also featured the meal on its 5 p.m. broadcast on 11/22.)
  • District Attorney-Elect Recuses Himself From Prosecuting Penn State Hazing Case – WESA-FM 90.5 (11/22 – Radio segment and article includes commentary from Robert Davis Jr., an adjunct professor at Commonwealth Law. )
  • Shoppers give thanks for earlier store openings in Bucks County – Bucks County Courier Times (11/24 – Psychology Professor Dr. Ross Steinman was quoted. The article also appeared in The Intelligencer.)
  • Society needs a Luther-like Reformation of the news – The Philadelphia Inquirer (11/24 – Op-ed piece written by Associate Professor Dr. Dwight DeWerth-Pallmeyer)
  • College professors’ new classroom worry? Their words going viral – The Philadelphia Inquirer (11/25 – Article quotes Widener Associate Professor Dr. Katherine Goodrich and Associate Professor Dr. J. Wesley Leckrone)

Alumni News:

  • Victoria E. Paone joins the firm of Paone, Zaleski & Murray – The Monmouth Journal (11/24 – Victoria Paone is a Delaware Law graduate)
  • Carper, Coons’ U.S. attorney candidate Weiss nominated by Trump – Dover Post (11/22 – David Weiss, recently nominated to be U.S. Attorney for the District of Delaware, is a Widener University School of Law graduate)

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Public Stargazing; 6 – 7 p.m.; Kirkbride Observatory
  • Philadelphia Speaker Series: Cokie Roberts; 8 – 9 p.m..; Kimmel Center

Athletics Update:

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

In the News:

  • Black Friday descends on the Philly region with earlier and deeper discounts – The Philadelphia Inquirer (11/21 – Dr. Ross Steinman, chair of Widener’s psychology department, was quoted)
  • Public invited to music and dance performances at Widener – Public Now (11/21)
  • Studies from Widener University Have Provided New Information about Bullying – Mental Health Weekly Digest (11/21)

Alumni News:

  • Orsen leaving EDA; expected to land with South Jersey Industries – ROI-NJ (11/21 – Melissa Orsen is a Widener University School of Law graduate)

News releases:

Athletics Update:

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

In the News:

  • On the 11/20 afternoon broadcast of WDEL, Widener University Assistant Professor Mary Rourke was interviewed about tips for sharing a Thanksgiving meal with family members who have different political views.
  • What Should a Gay Dad Teach His Daughters During This Period of Reckoning Around Sexual Abuse? – Slate (11/20 – Delaware Law Professor John Culhane’s monthly column exploring parenting from a gay father’s perspective)
  • TowneBank defends People Express loan – Daily Press (11/20 – Article mentions Delaware Law Dean Rod Smolla)
  • What’s happening in and around town this season – Delco News Network Town Talk (11/21 – Story mentions a Dec. 7 jewelry making class at Widener as part of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute)
  • Three Students Receive Auger & Auger Disabled Scholar Award – Markets Insider (11/21 – Alexa Jo Palmer is a Widener student majoring in nursing)

Alumni News:

  • Matt Conlon takes over as Longport Borough Clerk – Shore News Today (11/20 – Matthew Conlon is a Widener University School of Law graduate)
  • Governor Cuomo Announces Administration Appointments – LongIsland.com (11/20 – Richard White is a Delaware Law School graduate. A similar story also appeared in the Times Union.)
  • Two candidates announce bids for Kent legislative seats – Delaware State News (11/20 – William Bush is a Widener University School of Law graduate)

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Fundraiser to support Professor Ismail Kul and his family; All Day; Uno’s Chicago Grill on Providence Avenue
    • Uno will donate 20 percent of your check to the fund if you print and bring this ticket on 11/21.
  • Women’s Basketball vs. Neumann; 5:30 p.m.; Home
  • Men’s Basketball vs. Scranton; 7:30 p.m.; Home

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus Today:

  • Faculty Meeting; 12 – 2 p.m; L205
  • Torts Review/Professor Robinette; 5 – 5:50 p.m.; L204

Athletic Update:

Monday, November 20, 2017

In the News:

  • Scientists See No Solution As Talc Cases Test The System – Law 360 (11/17 – Article quotes Jean Eggen, Delaware Law distinguished emeritus professor)
  • Taken by ‘Storm:’ New fees raise eyebrows in Chester – Delaware County Daily Times (11/19 – Story mentions Widener University’s potential fees)

Alumni News:

  • Weiss Named as Trump’s Choice for Delaware US Attorney – Delaware Law Weekly (11/17 – David Weiss, a Delaware Law graduate, was nominated by President Donald Trump to serve as U.S. Attorney for the District of Delaware. Stories also appeared in The News Journal and Washington Post.)
  • RCGC Inducts Seven into Alumni Hall of Fame – Gloucester Township Patch (11/17 – Widener nursing graduate Patricia Madden was one of seven inductees)

Homepage Feature Stories:

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Public Stargazing; 6 -7 p.m.; Kirkbride Observatory
  • 5 Minute Mindfulness Sessions; 7 – 8 p.m.; Library Classroom Main Floor

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus Today:

  • SBA/Are You Smarter Than a 1L?; 10:50 a.m. – 1 p.m.; Side Bar Cafe

Athletics Update:

Friday, November 17, 2017

In the News:

  • Widener Instructor to Teach in Nicaragua As Fulbright ScholarTargeted News Service (11/15 – Anthropology instructor Chelsea Good Abbas received Core Fulbright Scholarship)
  • Delaware Teacher of the Year relishes student accomplishments – The Milford Beacon (11/16 – Virginia “Jinni” Forcucci teaches a Widener University course for high school seniors earning college credits)
  • Here’s where to find Obamacare navigators the week of 11/20 – The News Journal (11/16 – Delaware Law is offering free enrollment assistance)

News releases:

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Men’s Basketball vs. Bryn Athyn; 8 p.m.; Home
  • Broken Pieces Exhibit and Art Auction; 6 – 9 p.m.; Chester Made Makerspace at 511 Avenue of the States, Chester, PA

Events on Main Campus Saturday:

  • Widener Day Open House #2; 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.; Alumni Auditorium

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus Today:

  • Trial Advocacy/Colloquium Trial; 6 – 10 p.m.; A180

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus Saturday:

  • Wills & Trusts Review Session/Professor Demmel; 8 a.m. – 10 a.m.; L206

Athletics Update:

 

Thursday, November 16, 2017

In the News:

  • Center for Social Work Education Gains Accolades – Blue & Gold: Widener’s student media site (11/15 – Story about the Center for Social Work receiving a corporate citizenship award, a grant for the Clinical Services for Vulnerable Adults clinic, and hosting a bake sale to benefit victims of a natural disaster)

Alumni News:

  • Day & Zimmermann Names Former Utility Executive John McCormick VP of Fossil – Yahoo (11/6 – John McCormick holds a B.S. in mechanical engineering from Widener)
  • State orthopedists’ group names first woman leader – Central Penn Business Journal (11/3 – Dr. Angela Rowe is pursuing a Master of Business Administration at Widener)

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Remaking the City: Urban Development and Pragmatic Racialization; 4 – 5 p.m.; Lathem

Events on Delaware Law Campus Today:

  • Faculty Meeting; 12 – 2 p.m.; Delaware Law

Athletics Update:

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

In the News:

  • World condemns U.S. at Bonn climate talks/Syrian refugee stories – WITF (11/15 – Commonwealth Law Professor Donald Brown was interviewed on Smart Talk)
  • Get Health Information at Crozer-Chester Medical Center Nov. 29 – Delaware County Daily Times (11/14 – Story mentions partnerships with Widener University)
  • People: Alumni Awards – Chester Spirit (11/15 – Story about Widener honoring five alumni and a senior administrator)

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Reading by Stephanie Powell Watts; 4 – 5 p.m.; Kapelski LC1
  • Fall 2017 Bistro Dinner Series; 5 – 6:30 p.m.; Marriott Dining Room

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus Today:

  • “Friendsgiving” with the Student Organizations/SBA; 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.; Side Bar Cafe
  • Bar Pass Ceremony/Evening at Capitol; 4 – 7 p.m.;  Pennsylvania State Capitol Building
  • ELPS Movie Night; 5 – 7:30 p.m.; ELPS

Events on Delaware Law Campus Today:

  • SBA Town Hall; 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.; Room 237
  • Transformers: Lawyers in Politics; 5:30 – 6:15 p.m.; Room 126

Athletics Update: