Friday, January 5, 2018

In the News:

  • Rehoboth Film Society kicks off What Makes Us Tick? series Jan. 12 – Cape Gazette (1/3 – This film series will be moderated by Professor Emerita Carolyn Walter of the Center for Social Work Education)
  • Community Briefs: Work on fundamentals, benefit CAADC at MLK Day Hoops from the Heart clinics – Delaware County Daily Times (1/3 – The Widener basketball teams will host a clinic during the annual Martin Luther King Day “Hoops From the Heart,” benefiting the Community Action Agency of Delaware County. The clinic is also mentioned in the Mainline Media News.)
  • WDEL News Radio – No link available (1/4 – On the afternoon broadcast of WDEL, Delaware Law Dean Rod Smolla spoke in an interview about President Trump’s lawyers’ attempts to suppress the publication of a tell-all book about the president)

Alumni News:

  • Alloway could seek Shuster’s seat – The Record Herald (1/3 – State Sen. Richard Alloway, a Widener School of Law graduate, is considering a run for Congress for a seat that will be vacated by current Congressman Bill Shuster) 
  • Weeks Marine’s New Hopper Dredge Magdalen Delivered – Maritime Logistics Professional (1/3 – This blog post is written by Widener School of Law graduate William P. Doyle, the Executive Director and CEO of the Dredging Contractors of America)
  • On the Move – New Jersey Law Journal (1/4 – Widener School of Law graduate Theodore Y. Choi joined the Princeton law firm Wong Fleming)
  • MiraMed Introduces Cindy Becker, General Counsel – Market Insider (1/4 – Cindy Becker is a graduate of Delaware Law School)
  • Partners International appoints Janet Wise as Head of Career Transition Services – The Houston Chronicle (1/4 – Janet Wise received her Bachelor’s degree from Widener. This announcement was also picked up by the Times Union, Stamford Advocate, My San Antonio, and the Seattle PI.)
  • Lehigh County bench welcomes newest member, Judge Melissa Pavlack – Allentown Morning Call (1/5- Melissa Pavlack is a graduate of the Widener School of Law)

Athletics Update:

Events on Main Campus Saturday:

  • Women’s Basketball vs. Messiah; 1:00 p.m.; Home

Events on Delaware Law campus Saturday:

  • Admissions Open House; 10:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.; Atrium and Vale Courtroom