Friday, April 20, 2018

In the News:

  • Abstinence-Only Sex Ed Rears Its Head in the Trump Administration: Here’s What We Should Do to Stop It – The Body (4/19 – Article quotes Javontae Lee Williams, an applied research scientist, and references an initiative underway in the Widener Center for Human Sexuality Studies)
  • Seniors meet at speed-friending event – Philadelphia Gay News (4/19 – Widener and William Way hosted a networking event for older members of the LGBT community in and around Philadelphia. Article quotes Robin Goldberg-Glen, associate professor in the Center for Social Work Education, and Toni Jackson, a senior in Widener’s MSW program.)
  • Democrats and Republicans join forces in Harrisburg to tackle climate change; introduce groundbreaking legislation – Buck Local News (4/19 – Commonwealth Law Professor Donald Brown is quoted in support of the legislation)

Athletics Update:

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Men’s Outdoor Track & Field vs. Widener Invitational; 3 p.m.; Home
  • Women’s Outdoor Track & Field vs. Widener Invitational; 3 p.m.; Home
  • Chester’s Underground History: Myth and Reality; 6 – 8 p.m.; MJ Freed Theater, 515 Avenue of the States, Chester

Events on Delaware Law Campus Today:

  • Phi Alpha Delta March of Dimes Collection; 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Main Street

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus Today:

  • Student Recognition Banquet; 6 – 9 p.m.; Best Western Premier/the Central Hotel Harrisburg, Central A Ballroom, 800 East Park Drive, Harrisburg

Events this Weekend for Main Campus:

  • Archaeology and Identity: Connecting People and Things; Saturday @ 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.; MJ Freed Theater, 515 Avenue of the States, Chester
  • Baseball vs. Albright (DH); Saturday @ 12 p.m.; Home
  • Softball vs. Lycoming (DH); Saturday @ 12 p.m.; Home
  • Library and Information Sciences Panel; Saturday @ 1 – 2 p.m.; University Center, Room A
  • Women’s Lacrosse vs. Lebanon Valley; Saturday @ 1 p.m.; Home
  • Lone Brick Theatre: Psycho Beach Party; Saturday @ 2 -3 p.m.; Alumni Auditorium
  • Men’s Outdoor Track & Field vs. Widener Invitational; Saturday @ 3 p.m.; Home
  • Women’s Outdoor Track & Field vs. Widener Invitational; Saturday @ 3 p.m.; Home
  • Softball vs. Lycoming (DH); Saturday @ 3 p.m.; Home
  • Baseball vs. Albright (DH); Saturday @ 3 p.m.; Home
  • A Celebration of the Arts; Sunday @ 3- 4 p.m.; Kapelski Recital Hall LC1
  • Lone Brick Theatre: Psycho Beach Party; Sunday @ 7 – 8 p.m.; Alumni Auditorium