Friday, February 16, 2018

In the News:

  • Limb amputation rates for blocked arteries vary by race and setting – Reuters (2/15 – This article outlining racial disparities among patients with severe blockages in leg arteries quotes Associate Professor Kristin Lefebvre of the Institute for Physical Therapy. Story is also featured in Dailyhunt.)
  • Should recreational marijuana be legalized? Debate rages at Widener Law – ABC 27 (2/15 –  A debate at Commonwealth Law between Auditor General Eugene DePasquale and congressional candidate Joe Peters examined whether recreational marijuana should be legalized in Pennsylvania. This debate was also covered by The Sentinel, Lancaster Online, Courier Express, ABC 27 News, WBRE (NBC), WYOU (CBS), and Fox 23.)
  • Dover joins the ranks suing Big Pharma – NPR (2/15 – Delaware Law Professor John Culhane is quoted in this article and featured in the accompanying radio interview)
  • Widener Students Host Dinner Series With Flavors From Around the World – Targeted News Service (2/15 – Article features the Spring 2018 dinner series run by the Center for Hospitality Management)

Alumni News:

  • RACC Names Looney 6th President – (2/15 – Susan Looney is a graduate of Commonwealth Law School)

Athletics Update:

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Pride Group Session – Admission Info Session and Tour; 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.; Muller Hall

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus Today:

  • CDO – Spring Recruitment; 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.; Dean’s Conference Room

Events on Main Campus this Weekend: 

  • Women’s Basketball vs. Alvernia; Saturday @ 1 p.m.; Home
  • Men’s Basketball vs. Alvernia; Saturday @ 3 p.m.; Home
  • 2018 Widener Recital Series; Sunday @ 3 – 4 p.m.; Kapelski Hall Music Room

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus this Weekend:

  • Trial Ad – External Competition Practice; Saturday @ 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.; L205
  • Environmental Moot Court Practice; Saturday @ 1 – 3 p.m.; L201
  • Environmental Moot Court Practice; Sunday @ 1 – 3 p.m.; L201