Tuesday, November 14, 2017

In the News:

  • End the confidentiality agreements that help perpetuate abuse – Philadelphia Inquirer (11/13 – A column by Alan Garfield, a Delaware Law professor)
  • Gov. Wolf Holds Signing Ceremony For Bill To Close PA’s Borders For Solar Energy Credits – PA Environment Digest (11/13 – Article mentions that the next meeting will be held at Commonwealth Law)

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • The First Amendment: Finding Common Ground in a Polarized World; 9:15 – 11 a.m.; National Constitution Center
  • Widener Admissions Web Chat; 7 – 8:30 p.m.; Admissions

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus Today:

  • Hackers, Selfies, and Fraud! Oh, My!; 12 – 1:30 p.m.; A180

Monday, November 13, 2017

In the News:

  • Group Challenging Drilling Law in Pittsburgh Suburb – State Impact NPR (11/10 – Commonwealth Law Professor John Dernbach was quoted)
  • Could the U.S. government be legally liable to the survivors of those killed in the church attack at Sutherland Springs? A law professor makes the case. – Texas Standard (11/10 – Delaware Law Professor John Culhane was interviewed for a radio broadcast. His segment appears in the broadcast from 7:30 to 11:30. A similar story appeared on Texas Public Radio’s website on 11/10.)
  • Widener University’s Veterans Day ceremony was featured during the 6 p.m. broadcast on WCAU (NBC) on 11/10.
  • How to plan for retirement if you don’t plan to retire – Market Watch (11/10 – Column post by Widener Professor Kenn Tacchino)
  • How the Trump wave swamped Delco – Delaware County Daily Times (11/12 – Associate Professor J. Wesley Leckrone was quoted)

Reminder:

  • Today is last day for members of the university community to register for the Tuesday, Nov. 14 event at the National Constitution Center, “The First Amendment: Finding Common Ground in a Polarized World,” using this link. This page also includes sign ups for the free shuttle.

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Public Stargazing; 6 – 7 p.m.; Kirkbride Observatory

Athletics Update:

Friday, November 10, 2017

In the News:

  • A Soldier for Life Continues to Advocate for Military Troops – Voice of America (11/9 – Story featuring Commonwealth Law alum and Widener University Board of Trustee member Patrick Murphy. Murphy was also named a “Veteran of Influence” in the Philadelphia Business Journal on 11/9.)
  • Bored with the same old dining experiences? Let Widener students serve Wednesday’s dinner – Delco News Network Town Talk (11/9 – Column praises Widener University Center for Hospitality Management’s bistro dinner series)
  • Atlantic Sunrise construction picks back up after two-day delay – State Impact NPR (11/9 – Commonwealth Law Professor John Dernbach was quoted)

Alumni News:

  • Ocean City’s Taylor Named State Superintendent Of The Year – Patch (11/9 – Kathleen Taylor earned her doctorate in educational administration from Widener)

News releases:

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Veterans Day Ceremony; 11 a.m.; Lathem Hall
  • Widener Table Talks; 2 – 4 p.m.; UC Atrium
  • Financial Literacy Workshop; 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.; Admissions
  • Multicultural Fair; 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.; University Center Atrium

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus Today:

  • Veterans Day Ceremony; 10 a.m.; Admin Building A180

Athletics Update:

  • Duo-powered Widener ready to tackle Del Val – Delaware County Daily Times (11/9 – Story about Widener Football’s upcoming Keystone Cup game on Saturday)

Thursday, November 9, 2017

In the News:

  • Public invited to dine at Widener student restaurant — Delaware County Daily Times (11/8 — Story on the fall Bistro Dinner Series dining experience offered by Hospitality Management through the Marriott Dining Room)
  • Michigan maker of Hush Puppies called on its toxic past — BridgeMI.com (11/9 Delaware Law School Professor Emeritus Jean M. Eggen is quoted)
  • Mundy, GOP Incumbent, Keeps Pennsylvania Supreme Court Seat — US News & World Report (11/8 Coverage includes photo of election winner and Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Sallie Mundy at a Commonwealth Law School debate)

Alumni in the News:

  • Property tax exclusion passes in Pennsylvania — Philly Voice (11/8 Delaware Law School  alumna Marissa Brumbach ’95 was elected to a six-year term on the Philadelphia Municipal Court.)
  • Joe Corsini to receive Widener University award — Catholic Diocese of Wilmington online (11/7 Story about alumnus Joe Corsini ’77 set to receive the Distinguished Accounting Alumnus Award tonight from the Widener University School of Business Administration) 

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Education Workshop; 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.; Office of Admissions
  • Pride Group Session- Admission Information Session and Tour; 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.; Muller Hall
  • State Street Reading Series; 7 – 9 p.m.; Media Arts Center Gallery
  • International Education Week Speaker Series: Aman Ali; 7 – 8 p.m.; Kirkbride 149

Events on Delaware Law Campus Today:

  • H. Albert Young Lecture presented by Professor John Culhane; 2 p.m.; Delaware Law

Athletic Update:

 

 

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

In the News:

  • The Texas Shooting Victims Should Sue the U.S. Government. They’d Win. – Politico (11/8 – An op-ed piece by Delaware Law Professor John Culhane ran online and in print)
  • Widener’s social work center receives grant – The Philadelphia Tribune (11/8 – Story about the Clinical Services for Vulnerable Adults clinic in Widener’s Center for Social Work Education receiving a grant)
  • 10 Universities Where Wait-listed Applicants Are Rejected – U.S. News and World Report (11/7 – Widener University is on a list of universities that admitted the lowest percentage of wait-listed applicants for fall 2016)
  • Woodshed: Master Class by John Vanore – DownBeat Magazine (The December 2017 issue, now on sale, features John Vanore, artist in residence at Widener)

News Releases:

Homepage Feature Story:

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Field Hockey vs. No. 3 DeSales; 7 p.m.; Home
  • Fall 2017 Bistro Dinner Series; 5 – 6:30 p.m; Marriott Dining Room

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus Today:

  • Pet Therapy Day – Puppies in the Pit; 12:15 – 1:15 p.m; The Pit
  • CLE-Redistricting/Gerrymandering in PA; 4 – 5:30 p.m; A180/Reception to follow in Gallery

Events on Delaware Law Campus Today:

  • Philadelphia Diversity Law Group Presentation; 5:30 – 6:15 p.m; Delaware Law

Athletics Update:

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

In the News:

  • Sex while aging: Embrace the changes – The Philadelphia Inquirer (11/6 – Article quotes Robin Goldberg-Glen and Melanie Davis, co-presidents of Widener’s Sexuality and Aging Consortium)
  • People in the News—Nov. 6, 2017 – The Legal Intelligencer (11/6 – Article mentions  Widener’s partnership with the National Constitution Center for a Nov. 14 program exploring free speech and civil discourse)

Alumni News:

  • Senior-level hires and promotions for the week of Nov. 5, 2017 – Miami Herald (11/5 Alice Taylor holds a master’s in nursing and a MBA from Widener)
  • Day & Zimmermann Names Former Utility Executive John McCormick VP of Fossil – Money News (11/6 – John McCormick holds a B.S. in mechanical engineering from Widener)

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Resume Clinic; 4 – 6 p.m.; Library Instructional Classroom Main Floor
  • Education Workshop; 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.; Admissions
  • Cards for Vets; 4 – 5:30 p.m.; University Center Atrium

Athletics Update:

Monday, November 6, 2017

In the News:

  • The Law Schools With The Most Competitive Students – Princeton Review (11/2 – Commonwealth Law was listed as one of 10 law schools with the most competitive students in the nation.)
  • Mainland’s instant decision day attracts 75 seniors – The Current (11/3 – Story quotes Widener associate director of admissions Lauren Haley at an instant decision day)
  • Associazione Regionale Abruzzese Delco holds 26th annual dinner dance – Delaware County News Network (11/3 – Widener junior Dante Frezza was honored at the dinner)
  • Veterans Day 2017: Parades and ceremonies honor those who served – Penn Live (11/3 – Commonwealth Law will hold a Veterans Day ceremony on Friday)
  • Music to their ears at Widener: School rolls out new recording studio – Delaware County Daily Times (11/4 – Story about the new Communication Studies recording studio in Freedom Hall)

Alumni News:

  • Eight candidates seek four seats on Mount Olive Council – The New Jersey Herald (11/5 – Candidate Rachel Marlowe is a Commonwealth Law graduate)
  • Election Preview 2017: Mayoral races – The Sentinel (11/4 – Widener University graduate Mark Simpson is running)

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • A list of activities for International Education Week is available here.
  • Public Stargazing; 6 – 7 p.m.; Kirkbride Hall Observatory

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus Today:

  • Minority Law Day; A180/Gallery

Athletics Update:

Friday, November 3, 2017

In the News:

  • Facebook pressured to notify people who saw Russian posts – Reuters (11/2 – Commonwealth Law Professor Christopher Robinette provided expert commentary. The article also appeared in Fortune, The Indian Express, Asia Pacific Daily, and Voice of America.)
  • Widener’s engineering mini-camp was featured in an afternoon broadcast on WCAU-TV (NBC) on Oct. 27.

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Recording Studio Ribbon Cutting; 4 p.m.; Freedom Hall, First Floor
  • 10th Annual Careers in Sexuality Conference; 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.; University Center
  • Public Stargazing; 8 – 9 p.m.; Kirkbride Hall Observatory

Events on Main Campus Saturday:

  • Men’s Swimming vs. Hood and Messiah; 1 p.m.; Home
  • Women’s Swimming vs. Hood and Messiah; 1 p.m.; Home
  • Football vs. King’s; 1:07 p.m.; Home

Athletics Update:

Thursday, November 2, 2017

In the News:

  • Meet the 2017 Philadelphia Business Journal Women of Distinction – Philadelphia Business Journal (11/1 – President Dr. Julie E. Wollman was selected for this year’s Women of Distinction award.)
  • Here’s where to find Obamacare navigators this week – The News Journal (11/1 – Delaware Law is listed as a location to meet with navigators)
  • Lancaster DA Craig Stedman discusses ethics, transparency with fellow state Superior Court candidates – Lancaster Online (11/1 – Candidate forum hosted by Commonwealth Law and the League of Women Voters)

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus Today:

  • SBA Blood Drive; 12 – 6 p.m.; The Pit

Athletics Update:

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

In the News:

  • The Widener Child Development Center’s Halloween parade was featured on the evening news broadcast on WPVI-TV (ABC) on 10/31.
  • Race for Superior Court judge heats up as nine candidates try for four openings – WHP-TV (CBS)(10/31 – Candidates for Pennsylvania Superior Court debated at Commonwealth Law)

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Cover Letter Clinic; 4 – 6 p.m.; Wolfgram Library Classroom, Main Floor

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus Today:

  • 3rd Annual BLSA Networking Event; 5:15 – 7:30 p.m.; Gallery, Admin Building

Events on Delaware Law Campus Today:

  • Policing in Communities of Color in Delaware; 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Ruby R. Vale Moot Courtroom