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