Thursday, August 23, 2018

In the News:

Planning the Greenspaces of Nineteenth-Century Paris
New Books Network
August 22, 2018
Richard S. Hopkins, assistant professor of history, is featured in this podcast interview discussing his book on nineteenth-century Parisian greenspaces.

College football preview: Widener University Pride
KYW 1060
August 22, 2018
A KYW blog and radio segment previews the upcoming Widener football season with an interview with head coach Mike Kelly.

Abusive non-disclosure agreements like Trump’s need to be stopped
The News Journal
August 22, 2018
Delaware Law Professor Alan Garfield contributes with a piece that argues why non-disclosure agreements used by those in power need to end.

Student achievers
Times Union
August 22, 2018
Griffin Standhart earned dean’s list status last semester.

Community Briefs: League of Women Voters of Central Delco kicks off fall season
Delaware County Daily Times
August 22, 2018
Widener and the Media Arts Council will kick off the fifth season of their co-sponsored State Street Reading Series on Thursday, Sept. 20, from 7 to 9 p.m.

Tune in Today:

Pennsylvania Cable Network; today @ 7 p.m.; Political Science Associate Professor J. Wesley Leckrone and co-editor Michelle Atherton will discuss their book “Pennsylvania Politics and Policy” at the Midtown Scholar Bookstore-Café in Harrisburg today and will be interviewed live on This Week in Pennsylvania. The program will also air on the following stations: WHTM (Harrisburg/Lebanon/Lancaster) on Aug. 25 at 7 p.m. and Aug. 26 at 10 a.m.; WBRE (Scranton/Wilkes Barre) on Aug. 26 at 6:30 p.m.; WTAJ (Altoona/Johnstown) on Aug. 26 at 6:30 a.m.; and WJET (Erie) on Aug. 26 at 10 a.m.

Press Release:

Widener-Sponsored Reading Series Kicks off Fifth Season Sept. 20

Athletic Update:

@WUWVB Picked Fifth in MAC Commonwealth Preseason Poll

Events on Main Campus today:

  • New Student Orientation; all day; main campus
  • Opening Faculty Meeting; 4 – 5 p.m.; Alumni Auditorium

Events on Delaware Law Campus today:

  • SBA Community Day; 11:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.; The Lawn

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus today:

  • LEXIS 1L Training; 12 – 1 p.m.; L206
  • Fall Recruitment: Thomas Thomas & Hafer; 1 – 3 p.m.; DCR
  • LEXIS 1L Training; 1 – 2 p.m.; L206
  • LEXIS 1L Training; 4 – 5 p.m.; L206
  • LEXIS 1L Training; 5 – 6 p.m.; L206
  • Moot Court Try-Outs; 5 – 8 p.m.; A170