Tuesday, September 18, 2018

In the News:

2 Court Vets Emerge As Potential New Chancery Judges
Law360
September 14, 2018
Article quotes Lawrence Hamermesh, professor emeritus at Delaware Law.

Last-second Misericordia conversion drops Widener to 0-3
Delaware County Daily Times
September 15, 2018
Coverage of last weekend’s Widener football game against Misericordia. Additional coverage is featured in The Citizens’ Voice.

Widener freshman Casey Barnes travels to Costa Rica
The Star Democrat
September 16, 2018
Widener freshman and nursing major Casey Barnes was among 17 freshmen who recently completed a study abroad experience in Costa Rica that marked the beginning of their undergraduate careers.

Temple scholarship effort to welcome international students spreads to more than 50 colleges
Philadelphia Inquirer
September 17, 2018
Widener is one of 56 colleges and universities to announce their pledge to offer the #YouAreWelcomeHere scholarship, two annual and renewable scholarships to international students every year worth at least 50 percent off tuition.

Unical, agreement with the University of Delaware
Corriere della Calabria
September 18, 2018
The University of Calabria signed an agreement with Delaware Law School to establish an educational and scientific collaboration between the two legal courses.

Mark Tucker and Widener’s 1978 NCAA Division III basketball team to be inducted into the Hall of Fame
The Philadelphia Tribune
September 18, 2018
Mark Tucker and his teammates on one of the best Division III basketball teams in the nation during the 1977-78 season will be inducted into the Widener Athletics Hall of Fame on Friday, Oct. 12.

Alumni News:

Ocean County prosecutor to step down as Murphy names successor
Asbury Park Press
September 17, 2018
Widener Law graduate Bradley Billhimer was tapped to serve as Ocean County, NJ prosecutor.

Press Release:

Widener University joins higher education institutions nationwide in pledging scholarship support for international students

Athletic Updates:

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus today:

  • BarBri Table Day; all day; The Pit
  • Fall Recruit: US Army JAG; 9 – 11 a.m.; DCR
  • Lunch & Learn with US Army JAG; 12 – 1 p.m.; CDO Office
  • PILS Kick-Off Meeting; 4:45 – 5:45 p.m.; L204