Friday, December 21, 2018

In the News:

Colleges: Rimmer, Ireland shine for Widener in Florida
Delaware County Daily Times
December 20, 2018
Widener women’s basketball had an 82-65 victory over Curry College at the Cruzin’ Classic in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. Players Devan Rimmer and Madison Ireland are featured for their performances in the game.

Art Scene: Exhibits for the end of 2018, beginning of 2019
Delaware County Daily News
December 21, 2018
The Widener Art Gallery offers a permanent collection including the work of 19th century American and European painters as well as 18th and 19th -century Asian art from the Alfred O. Deshong collection.The Gallery is open Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs and Fri 11 a.m.–2 p.m.

Alumni News:

Dr. Bolt loves to tell Cecil College’s story
Perryville Patch
December 20, 2018
This article features Cecil College President Mary Way Bolt, Ed.D, who earned a doctorate in higher education and leadership from Widener.

Athletic Update:

Events on Delaware Law Campus today:

  • Phi Alpha Delta – Community Service donations to Family Promise; all day; Donation box located on Main Street

Thursday, December 20, 2018

In the News:

Poland climate conference / The Middle America Project
WITF Smart Talk
December 19, 2018
Commonwealth Law’s Scholar in Residence for Sustainability Ethics and Law Donald Brown spoke on WITF’s Smart Talk about his observations and analysis of the climate negotiations  while attending the United Nations Climate Change conference in Katowice, Poland.

Alumni News:

McKenna elected president of Chester County Bar Association
The Daily Local
December 16, 2018
Patrick M. McKenna, a Delaware Law alumnus, has been elected president of the Chester County Bar Association.

Athletic Updates:

Events on Delaware Law Campus today:

  • Phi Alpha Delta – Community Service donations to Family Promise; all day; Donation box located on Main Street

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

In the News:

Harrisburg University Distinguished Speaker Series On Climate Disruption, Sustainable Development
PA Environment Digest Blog
December 18, 2018
Two experts from Commonwealth Law will be featured in this upcoming speaker series. Don Brown, scholar in residence and professor of sustainability ethics and law, will speak on Jan. 18 about “What Citizens Urgently Need to Know About Climate Change.” John Dernbach, professor of environmental law and sustainability and director of the environmental law and sustainability center, will be featured on March 15 discussing “Legal Pathways to Zero Greenhouse Gas Emission.”

Carroll native among world’s leading tort law scholars
The Carroll News
December 18, 2018
Commonwealth Law Professor Chris Robinette is recognized as one of the nation’s leading torts scholars and presented at an International Tort Law Roundtable in April at Oxford University in England.

Homepage Feature Story:

Athletic Update:

Events on Delaware Law Campus today:

  • Phi Alpha Delta – Community Service donations to Family Promise; all day; Donation box located on Main Street

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

In the News:

Scrub These Expenses From Your Budget in 2019
Nerd Wallet
December 17, 2018
Ross Steinman, a professor of psychology who studies consumer decision-making, is quoted encouraging consumers to be mindful of small everyday purchases, like coffee, that can become expensive over time.

Widener University Students Bring Library Back to Elementary School in Chester
Pivot Today
December 18, 2018
Article re-purposes the Delaware County Daily Times story about Widener education major Melissa Damiani, along with Allison Rueter, Julia Gillespie and Alexa Ahramijian, and their fundraising efforts to open a library and provide classroom supplies for teachers at Stetser Elementary School.

Alumni News:

NERDiT Now opens new store in Stanton
Delaware Business Now
December 17, 2018
Widener graduate Markevis Gideon opened a new location in Stanton for his startup electronic equipment repair shop, NERDiT.

Athletic Updates:

Events at Commonwealth Law Campus today:

  • Private Gallery Showing; 5:30 – 8 p.m.; The Gallery

Events on Delaware Law Campus today:

  • Phi Alpha Delta – Community Service donations to Family Promise; all day; Donation box located on Main Street

Monday, December 17, 2018

In the News:

College Basketball: Goldbach’s career-high paces Haverford
Delaware County Daily Times
December 15, 2018
Article includes write ups for the men’s and women’s basketball games against Lycoming this weekend.

To beat Trump, Democrats need a ‘boring’ consensus candidate | Opinion
PennLive
December 16, 2018
Michael Cozzillio, emeritus professor of law at Commonwealth Law, answers inquiries about how the Democratic Party can be successful in the 2020 presidential election.

Alumni News:

3 New Prosecutors Join Chester County District Attorney’s Office
Phoenixville Patch
December 14, 2018
Delaware Law graduate Scott Werner is one of three new prosecutors to join the District Attorney’s Office.

Athletic Updates:

Events for Main Campus today:

  • Sexual Health Lecture Series; 2 – 5 p.m.; Public Health Management Corporation in Centre Square 1500 Market Street, Lower Mezzanine, Philadelphia, Pa.

Events on Delaware Law Campus today:

  • Phi Alpha Delta – Community Service donations to Family Promise; all day; Donation box located on Main Street

Friday, December 14, 2018

In the News:

Nonprofit challenge to state CAFO permitting clears another hurdle
Delaware Public Media
December 13, 2018
A print and radio story following claims by the nonprofit Food & Water Watch against the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control quotes Delaware Law Professor Kenneth Kristl, who is representing the nonprofit.

Widener Engineering Awarded W.W. Smith Charitable Trust Grant to Investigate Cancer Immunotherapies
NewsEdge
December 13, 2018
Coverage of a recent grant awarded to Sachin Patil, interim dean of engineering, to investigate novel cancer therapeutics.

Alumni News:

People in the News—Dec. 13, 2018—Duane Morris
The Legal Intelligencer
December 13, 2018
Widener Law graduate Christopher Barrett joined Conrad O’Brien as an associate.

Events on Delaware Law Campus today:

  • Phi Alpha Delta – Community Service donations to Family Promise; all day; Donation box located on Main Street

Events on Main Campus on Saturday:

  • Women’s Basketball vs. Lycoming; 1 p.m.; Home
  • Men’s Basketball vs. Lycoming; 3 p.m.; Home

Thursday, December 13, 2018

In the News:

Colleges: Rimmer sends red hot Widener past Swarthmore
Delaware County Daily Times
December 11, 2018
The women’s basketball team beat Swarthmore bringing their record to 10-1 this season. Article mentions standout players from the game, Devan Rimmer, Devan Rimmer, Emily Hardy and Maddie Ireland.

Family-run Mediterranean restaurant coming soon to Lower Macungie
The Morning Call
December 12, 2018
Article mentions the Trial Admissions Program offered at Delaware Law and Commonwealth Law as an opportunity for students to demonstrate their ability to succeed in legal studies.

Chester Upland elementary school gets library, thanks to help from Widener students
The Philadelphia Inquirer
December 13, 2018
Featured online and in today’s print edition is a story highlighting the efforts of Melissa Damiani and Allison Reuter, education majors and members of the Center for Education’s Community Engaged Teacher Education (CETE) Program, and others who raised funds and collected books for a new library in Stetser Elementary School where they work as student teachers. Article also quotes Education Professor Nadine McHenry, who runs the CETE program.

Alumni News:

Lancaster County college news: Dec. 13, 2018
Lancaster Online
December 13, 2018
Joseph Lesko earned a doctor of psychology degree from Widener’s Graduate Clinical Psychology program.

Press Release:

Athletic Updates:

Events on Delaware Law Campus today:

  • Phi Alpha Delta – Community Service donations to Family Promise; all day; Donation box located on Main Street

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Alumni News:

Life after high school: Retired Strath Haven teacher starts alumni careers talk program
Town Talk
December 10, 2018
Widener DPT graduate Megan Crowley will return to Strath Haven High School to speak to students at her alma mater about completing college and having a satisfying career in an event called “Ten Stories: The Journey from High School till Now”.

New Publication:

Athletic Update:

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus today:

  • Head Start/Outside Group; 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.; L202

Events on Delaware Law Campus today:

  • Phi Alpha Delta – Community Service donations to Family Promise; all day; Donation box located on Main Street

December 11, 2018

In the News:

Foul trouble, shooting woes plague Blazers in loss to Pride
The Frederick News-Post
December 9, 2018
Post game writeup of the Widener men’s basketball victory over Hood on Saturday.

LOCAL COLLEGE ROUNDUP: Carmody hits milestone
The Citizens’ Voice
December 9, 2018
Coverage of the Widener men’s and women’s swimming meets this past weekend.

‘Sex ed isn’t serving young black women.’ These Philly women are trying to fix that.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
December 10, 2018
Commenting on the national statistic that black students are more likely to receive abstinence-only education, Tracie Gilbert, a research scientist in Widener’s Interdisciplinary Sexuality Research Collaborative and an alumna of the Center for Human Sexuality Studies, argues that abstinence-only curriculums can reinforce harmful stereotypes of black people.

Alumni News:

Law notes: Dec. 7, 2018
Delaware Business Now
December 7, 2018
Widener undergraduate and law graduate Selena E. Molina was appointed Master in Chancery in the Court of Chancery. This news was also shared in Law360.

Athletic Updates:

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Transfer to Nursing Virtual Information Session; 5 – 6 p.m.; Virtual session
  • Women’s Basketball vs. Swarthmore; 6 p.m.; Home

Events on Delaware Law Campus today:

  • Phi Alpha Delta – Community Service donations to Family Promise; all day; Donation box located on Main Street

Monday, December 10, 2018

In the News:

WDEL News Radio (no link)
December 7, 2018
Delaware Law Professor Alan Garfield was a guest on the Del-Aware show on WDEL news radio Friday. He discussed the First Amendment, Constitutional law, and embattled Temple Professor Marc Lamont Hill.

HIV may not discriminate, but structural inequalities do
Baltimore Sun
December 7, 2018
Justin Sitron, director of the Interdisciplinary Research Collaborative and Center for Human Sexuality Studies, along with graduate research assistants Tyler Burns and Lindsay Lock and Ahyana King, a clinical education research specialist, co-authored this op-ed outlining the structural discrimination against individuals with HIV. Sitron and his research team received a grant that will allow them to take a dual approach to this problem in Baltimore and Jackson, Miss. The op-ed also ran in News Live TV, Centre Daily Times and Daily Heralds.

Philly recommits to slash emissions in wake of alarming reports
The Philadelphia Tribune
December 7, 2018
Article quotes Donald Brown, Scholar in Residence for Sustainability Ethics and Law at Commonwealth Law School, who commends Philadelphia officials for committing to reduce emissions by 80 percent by 2050, but says that the city needs to go carbon free to have an impact.

Dallas graduate John Porter Luksic sets Widener swimming record
Dallas Post
December 7, 2018
Undergraduate junior, John Porter Luksic, set the Widener record in the 200-yard breaststroke in a November meet.

Chester Education Foundation to open Jetter College and Career Center
Delaware County Daily Times
December 8, 2018
The Chester Education Foundation will open the Marie and Cynthia Jetter College and Career Center, or “The Jetter Center”, to continue the work of the College Access Center of Delaware County (CACDC) and the Chester Higher Education Council (CHEC) spearheaded by Widener and Swarthmore College.

New Publications:

The Blue Route – Widener’s international online journal of undergraduate writing.

Athletic Updates:

Events on Main Campus today:

  • CEU: Therapeutic Relationships: Working with the Most Vulnerable People; 2 – 4 p.m.; University Center, Webb Room
  • Monday Twilight Sessions; 6 – 7 p.m.; Widener Observatory

Events on Delaware Law Campus today:

  • Phi Alpha Delta – Community Service donations to Family Promise; all day; Donation box located on Main Street