Friday, March 16, 2018

In the news:

  • Senate Passes Bill Rolling Back Dodd-Frank Rules — Bloomberg (3/15 Delaware Law Emeritus Professor Jean M. Eggen discussed two court cases involving the toxicity of Monsanto’s Roundup product)
  • What’s happening in and around town this spring — Delco News Network (3/16 Roundup of spring events includes Widener’s Marriott Dining Room spring dinner series)
  • Voters hear from new-look 10th Congressional District candidates — FOX (3/15 Coverage of 10th Congressional district Democratic candidate forum held at Commonwealth Law School. The forum also generated coverage on ABC27 in Harrisburg and The Daily Collegian.)
  • In Pennsylvania, 9.6 percent of borrowers default on student loans — Delco News Network (3/15 story on federal college loan default rates in Pennsylvania shows Widener University has a much lower default rate than average.)
  • Analysis: 40,246 students played college sports in Pennsylvania — (3/16 Story chart breaks down student athlete participation at Pennsylvania colleges and universities and ranks Widener University 30th)
  • Three Carroll students named National Merit Scholarship Finalists — (3/15 story notes Archbishop John Carroll High School student Juliana Wallgren, a national merit scholarship finalist, has been accepted to Widener University)



Alumni news:

  • Dwayne Richardson named senior vice president of operations at Carroll Hospital — Carroll County Times (3/15 Dwayne Richardson holds a bachelor of science in nursing from Widener University)
  • Nina M. Mulrooney has changed positions at The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Co. — Relationship Science (3/16 Widener alumna Nina Mulrooney is senior vice president and general auditor)

Athletics update:

Events on main campus Sunday:

Events on Commonwealth Law campus today:

  • Dean’s Diversity Forum; Thurgood Marshall — Twenty Five Years After: Still Celebrating a Life that Changed the Way We See The World; 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; A180


Other events: