Friday, December 7, 2018

In the News:

College Basketball: McMahon does it all as Widener wins
Delaware County Daily Times
December 5, 2018
Coverage of the Widener men’s and women’s basketball games against Alvernia.

Widener University women’s hoops off and running this season
KYW 1060
December 6, 2018
Widener women’s basketball head coach Alisa Kintner is quoted on the team’s standout success so far this season.

Opinion: Controversy over Temple professor’s Israel comments doesn’t advance peace
The News Journal
December 6, 2018
This opinion piece, written by Alan Garfield, distinguished professor at Delaware Law School, analyzes a speech made by Temple professor and CNN commentator Marc Lamont Hill before the United Nations and its underlying message of encouragement of violent Palestinian resistance and destruction of Israel.

When my patient died giving birth, the reality of US maternal mortality and race hit me
The Guardian
December 7, 2018
Tiffany M Montgomery, an assistant professor of nursing, authors this opinion piece discussing how her experience of losing a patient inspired her research to prevent pregnancy-related deaths among black women.

Manor College partners with Widener University Delaware Law School
Montco Today
December 7, 2018
Manor College and Delaware Law School entered an articulation agreement that will give Manor students the opportunity to earn an accelerated bachelor’s degree from Manor and a juris doctorate degree from Delaware in a 3 + 3 program.

Covidien LP agrees to settle Medicare fraud lawsuit for $13 million
Health Care Business
December 6, 2018
Shauna Itri, an adjunct professor at Delaware Law School, served as counsel for a whistleblower in this False Claims Act law suit. The settlement in this case was shared in nearly 100 outlets including the Associated Press.

Athletic Update:

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Celebration of Life for Susan Mills; 10 – 11 a.m.; Lathem Hall
  • Plastic Bag Mural Project; 12 – 5 p.m.; Walnut Street Pedestrian Bridge
  • Widener Chorale Concert; 7:30 – 8:30 p.m.; Kapelski LC1
  • Friday Evening Stargazing Sessions; 8 – 9 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
  • Delaware Tax Institute – CLE/CPE Program; all day; Vale/Barristers’ Club

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus today:

  • DCBA Event; all day; A180

Events on Main Campus this Weekend:

  • Men’s Swimming vs. Misericordia; Saturday @ 1 p.m.; Home
  • Women’s Swimming vs. Misericordia; Saturday @ 1 p.m.; Home

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus this Weekend:

  • Torts Review with Professor Robinette; Saturday @ 10 – 11:30 a.m.; A180