Thursday, June 28, 2018

In the News:

  • Friends and Neighbors – Daily Hampshire Gazette (6/22 – Benjamin Davis received his bachelor’s degree in sociology from Widener)
  • People make strides on the job and in the community – Delco News Network (6/25 – Article shares Widener faculty members awarded promotions or tenure effective fall 2018)
  • ABC27 Nightside (6/27 – Commonwealth Law Professor Michael Domino spoke with ABC27 about the impact of Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement, his role in major recent cases, and potential nominees)
  • WDEL 101.7 FM (6/27 – Delaware Law Dean Rod Smolla spoke with WDEL’s Allan Loudell regarding Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement announcement)
  • Did US Justice Anthony Kennedy just destroy his own legacy? – Politico (6/28 – Delaware Law Professor John Culhane leads off an article of 17 legal thinkers who argue about why the retiring justice mattered and what his exit could mean for his most consequential decisions)
  • Speech, Sex and the Neo-Victorians – Simple Justice (6/27 – Article references a speech given by Delaware Law Dean Rod Smolla at a meeting of the National Association of College and University Attorneys)
  • 2018’s Best Beach Towns to Live in – WalletHub (6/27 – Commonwealth Law Professor John Dernbach is quoted about how beach front real estate may be affected by climate change)
  • Deans’ lists – Altoona Mirror (6/28 – Commonwealth Law students Haleigh Heaton, Katelyn Maltais and Marissa Mazurak are recognized for their dean’s list achievements)

Alumni News:

  • Bessicks wins State’s Attorney’s race – Cecil Daily (6/27 – State’s Attorney-elect Amanda Bessicks is a graduate of Delaware Law)

Tune in Tomorrow:

  • WITF Smart Talk; Friday, June 29 @ 9 a.m.; Commonwealth Law Professor Michael Dimino will be on the segment to discuss the retirement of Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy)

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Young Scientists Summer Mini-Camp; 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.; Main campus
  • Engineering Summer Camp; All Day; Main Campus

 

 

 

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

In the News:

  • Back Mountain residents in the news – The Dallas Post (6/20 – Students Gabrielle Buchter and Seth Brakefield earned degrees from Widener in May)
  • Around Town – The Triburo Banner (6/21 – Mary Grace Sempa made dean’s list at Commonwealth Law)
  • Celebrations, June 24, 2018 – Santa Fe New Mexican (6/23 – Annette Gates of Santa Fe earned a Master of Education in human sexuality studies from Widener)
  • CCTI application demand is high – Times News Online (6/26 – Karissa Nenscel is this year’s Widener Leadership Scholarship recipient at Carbon Career and Technical Institute)
  • 10 Ways to Attend a Music Festival on a College Student Budget – College Magazine (6/26 – Article quotes rising senior and civil engineer major Kayla Nelson)
  • Supreme Court upholds travel ban, Delaware reacts – WDEL (6/26 – Delaware Law Professor Mary Brigid McManamon spoke with WDEL’s Allan Loudell regarding yesterday’s SCOTUS ruling that upholds President Trump’s travel ban)
  • Dean’s Lists – Bethlehem Press (6/26 – Widener undergraduates Jared Link, Donovan Stuard, Tejya Johnson and Jason Siegfried are recognized for making dean’s list last semester)
  • A More Nuanced View of Law on Campus Speech – Inside Higher Ed (6/27 – Article features Delaware Law dean Rod Smolla who discusses the history and status of American law on free speech)
  • When Professors Stir Outrage, What’s a University to Do? – Chronicle of Higher Education (6/27 – Story quotes Rod Smolla, Delaware Law dean)

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Young Scientists Summer Mini-Camp; 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.; Main campus
  • Engineering Summer Camp; All Day; Main Campus

Events on Commonwealth Law campus today:

  • Review Session with Professor Lee; 5 – 8 p.m.; L203

 

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

In the News:

  • Friends and Neighbors – Daily Hampshire Gazette (6/22 – Benjamin Davis received a bachelor’s degree in sociology from Widener)
  • Education Briefs – The Newnan Times-Herald (6/24 – Brooke Mahon was named to the spring 2018 dean’s list at Widener)
  • Widener University Delaware Law School names new director of development – Hockessin Community News (6/25 –  Julie Topkis Nason joined the administration at Delaware Law School as director of development)
  • Atlanta Charts a Path to 100 Percent Renewable Electricity – Inside Climate News (6/25 – Article quotes John C. Dernbach, a professor at Commonwealth Law School  and an expert in the legal aspects of transitioning from fossil fuels to renewables)
  • Community Briefs: Give input on county health needs through Aug. 8 – Delaware County Daily Times (6/25 –  This community brief online and in today’s paper promotes the upcoming Widener business and robotics summer camps in July)
  • Skinny Shaming Is Not the Same as Fat Phobia – Self Magazine (6/26 – Melissa A. Fabello, a graduate of the Human Sexuality Studies program, is the author of this article outlining that not all kinds of oppression or stigma are interchangeable)

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Young Scientists Summer Mini-Camp; 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.; Main campus
  • Engineering Summer Camp; All Day; Main Campus

Monday, June 25, 2018

In the News:

  • Area students named to Widener University dean’s list – Middletown Transcript (6/21 – Patrick Downey, Zan Usmani, John Dunbar and Alice Garvey were named to the spring 2018 dean’s list at Widener)
  • Gray named to Widener University dean’s list – Smyrna-Clayton Sun-Times (6/21 – Nicole Gray was named to the spring 2018 dean’s list at Widener)
  • Bush of Truxton Named to Widener University Dean’s List – Madison County Courier (6/21 – Hiland Bush was named to the spring 2018 dean’s list at Widener)
  • WDEL 101.7 FM(6/21 and 6/23 – Delaware Law Professor Mary Brigid McManamon spoke with WDEL’s Allan Loudell about what it would take for President Trump to federalize National Guard units of states unwilling to send troops to the border. The segment was featured on multiple broadcasts and online.)
  • Funds Prop Up Merger Price Case Filings Despite Risks – Bloomberg Law (6/22 – Delaware Law Professor Emeritus Lawrence Hamermesh is quoted)
  • Today in History: June 24, 2018 – Delaware County Daily Times (6/24 – Pennsylvania Military College allowed women war workers to stay in its dormitories in the summer of 1918)
  • People make strides on the job and in the community – Town Talk (6/25 – Widener announced members of the its faculty who have been awarded promotions or tenure)

Alumni News:

  • Interboro School Board approves budget, new member – Delaware County Daily Times (6/21 – Christine Alonso, who received a bachelor’s degree in history from Widener, will join the Interboro School Board)

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Engineering Summer Camp; All Day; Main Campus
  • Monday Mile Walking Series; 12 p.m.; 14th & Melrose

Athletics Update:

Thursday, June 21, 2018

In the News:

  • OLMA Valedictorian awarded scholarship from NJ Baseball/Softball Umpires Association – NJ.com (6/19 – Morgan Hagerty, a scholarship recipient, will attend Widener in the fall to study early education)
  • Tri-Town News On Campus, June 20 – CentralJersey.com (6/19 – Matthew Guarino earned a bachelor of civil engineering and Kelly Poretti earned a bachelor of biomedical engineering)
  • Ten Morristown Residents Earn Degrees from Area Universities – Tap into Morristown (6/20 – Mark Verba earned a bachelor of science in biology from Widener)

Alumni News:

  • Make Freedom to Breathe a Constitutional Right – U.S. 1 Newspaper (6/20Article talks about Delaware River Keeper Maya K. van Rossum, who holds a master of laws from Widener)

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Pride Experience 1: Summer Registration; 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.; Main campus

Athletics Update:

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

In the News:

  • Area students make dean’s list at Widener University – Herald Mail Media (6/17 – Erin Alleman and Mary Katherine Yarish were named to the spring 2018 dean’s list at Commonwealth Law)
  • Lively-Helman, Perkowski graduate from Widener University – Herald Mail Media (6/17 – Kristine Lively-Helman and Evan Perkowski are recent Widener graduates)
  • Who’s News – The Daily Journal (6/19 – Morgan Hagerty, the valedictorian of her class at Our Lady of Mercy Academy, will begin at Widener in the fall. This story is also featured in NJ.com.)
  • People in the News—June 19, 2018—Widener University Commonwealth Law School – The Legal Intelligencer (6/19 – Commonwealth Law named Eden L. Mandrell director of the Career Development Office)

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Pride Experience 1: Summer Registration; 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.; Main campus

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

In the News:

  • Johnson earns master’s from Widener University – Middletown Transcript (6/14 – Article features recent Widener nursing graduate Shirline Johnson)
  • Polly earns master’s from Widener University – Sussex Living (6/14 – Rebecca Polly recently earned a Master of Education in human sexuality studies)
  • Point of No Return — When life gives you lemons, get a permit for a stand – Coastal Living (6/15 – This clip references information shared in a Widener Law Blog)
  • Small Is Big: Innovative Approaches to Improve Institutional Information Security – Education Review (6/18 – Dan Sanders, a Widener information security officer, is featured in this review of creative and cost-effective approaches to information security)
  • Newly Tenured… at Arkansas State, Central, Middlebury, Muhlenberg, Northeastern Illinois, Sacred Heart, Widener – Inside Higher Ed (6/19 – This article lists the Widener faculty who have been awarded promotions or tenure effective fall 2018)

Homepage Feature Story:

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Pride Experience 1: Summer Registration; 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.; campus wide

Monday, June 18, 2018

In the News:

  • Owasson earns master’s degree in social work from Pennsylvania-based Widener University – Owasson Reporter (6/14 – Recent Widener graduate Lisa Hoyt earned a master’s degree in social work)
  • Trump’s call for forced patriotic display by NFL players out of place in a free society – The News Journal (6/14 – This opinion piece is written by Delaware Law professor Alan Garfield)
  • Graduation List for June 16 – The Sentinel (6/15 – Article lists recent undergraduate and graduate students from Widener)
  • Titilope Omisakin of Union Graduates from Widener University – TAP into Union (6/15 – Widener graduate Titilope Omisakin, undergraduate valedictorian Emma Irving co-salutatorians Jennifer Rohrbach and Jeffrey Lordare are featured)
  • Falls cancer survivor dedicates himself to helping others – The Intelligencer (6/18 – Article highlights recent Widener graduate and cancer survivor Jeremy Hofer and his undergraduate research on immunotherapy treatments with interim dean of engineering Sachin Patil and computer science professor Suk-Chung Yoon)

Alumni News:

  • Attorney Denise Nordheimer opens Milton office – Cape Gazette (6/15 – Denise Nordheimer is a Delaware Law graduate)

Athletic Updates:

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Monday Mile walking series; 12 p.m.; Walk meets at 14th and Melrose, in front of Old Main

Thursday, June 14, 2018

In the News:

  • Nicole Peterson of Roxbury Graduates from Widener – Tap Into Roxbury (6/13 – Recent Widener graduate Nicole Peterson earned a Bachelor of Social Work)
  • Sussman graduates from Widener University – The Beacon (6/13 – Shannon Sussman recently graduated from Widener with a Bachelor of Science in mathematics)
  • Carter graduates from Widener University – Smyrna-Clayton Sun-Times (6/13 – In’dea Carter earned a Bachelor of Arts in communication studies at the May 19 Widener commencement ceremony)

Alumni News:

  • 2018 Lawyers on the Fast Track – The Legal Intelligencer (6/12 – Widener Law graduate Stephanie Henrick and Delaware Law graduate Jordan Schlossberg are listed as 2018 Lawyers on the Fast Track winners)
  • Liedike Selected As Lower Frederick Supervisor – The Post (6/13 – New supervisor Chuck Liedike is a Widener graduate)

Athletic Updates:

 

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

In the News:

  • Marian Catholic graduates accept scholarships, awards – Times News Online (6/11 – Marian Catholic graduate Zaccary Roberts received the Widener Presidential Scholarship)
  • Academic Signing Day at BASD – Bethlehem Press (6/12 – Caroline Hawk signed on with Widener at the Bethlehem Area School District annual academic signing ceremony)
  • In Pennsylvania, Uber changes direction on drivers’ criminal drug history – The Morning Call (6/12 – This article originally appeared in the Philadelphia Inquirer yesterday and quotes Delaware Law professor Judy Ritter)

Alumni News:

  • How This Sex Educator And Breast Cancer-Warrior Practices Activism And Self-Care – Forbes (6/11 – This article is about Widener graduate Ericka Hart)

Athletic Updates:

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus today:

  • ASF Office Hours with Sarah Rothermel; 5- 6 p.m.; L206