Monday, August 13, 2018

In the News:

Who Had The Biggest Impact? Winners Of The #MyTopCollege Contest 2018
Forbes
August 10, 2018
The Forbes #MyTopCollege competition ended last week with Widener finishing in 5th place and gaining recognition for submitting the most posts in the mid-Atlantic region.

Was last year’s rally in Charlottesville really protected speech? City may yet get an answer
Virginia Mercury
August 10, 2018
Article quotes Delaware Law Dean Rod Smolla who examines whether the rally in Charlottesville last year was constitutionally protected or not.

Monsanto May Have Lost, But Pesticide Case Far From Over
Bloomberg BNA
August 11, 2018
Article quotes Jean Eggen, a distinguished emerita professor of law at Widener University Delaware Law.

Columbia State VP wins national award for dissertation
The Daily Herald
August 12, 2018
Widener hosted the American Association of University Administrators 2018 annual conference which awarded Dr. Dearl Lampley the Leo and Margaret Goodman-Malamuth Outstanding Dissertation Award.

Today in History: August 12, 2018
Delaware County Daily Times
August 12, 2018
Twenty-five years ago yesterday, Widener received approval from the City of Chester to develop the Leslie Quick Jr. Stadium and “special interest housing” for fraternity and sorority groups.

Med students receive white coats at Geisinger
Delaware County Daily Times
August 12, 2018
This community news roundup announced the appointment of Associate Professor Hal Shorey as director of the Oskin Leadership Institute at Widener.

Alumni News:

The Chrysalis Zone
Blog Talk News
August 9, 2018
Dr. Wanda Chestnut, president and CEO of His Caring Hands Global, LLC, and a Widener graduate, was a guest on this radio broadcast focused on health and wellness.

Business people: Aug. 9, 2018
Delaware Business Now
August 9, 2018
Widener graduate Debbie Christie joined Long & Foster Real Estate in Delaware.

Press Release:

Athletic Update:

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Monday Mile walking series; 12 p.m.; In front of Old Main at 14th and Melrose Street

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus today:

  • Pro Bono Practice I; 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.; L205
  • Orientation Registration; 12 – 2 p.m.; Harrisburg Campus
  • Orientation; 2 – 5:30 p.m.; A180
  • Introduction to Legal Process; 6 – 9 p.m.; TBD