Monday, January 14, 2019

In the News:

Elizabethtown College appoints new president
Penn Live
January 11, 2019
Former executive director in the office of the president and a member of the president’s executive team at Widener, Cecilia M. McCormick, was named the 15th president of Elizabethtown College making her the first woman to lead the college in its 120-year history. This news was also shared in Lancaster Online and Central Penn Business Journal.

Ipse Dixit Podcast
January 11, 2019
John Culhane, professor of law and co-director of the Family Health Law and Policy Institute at Delaware Law School reflects on the inherent tension between the values of freedom of expression and anti-discrimination.

France 24 (no link available)
January 11, 2019
Delaware Law Professor of Law John Culhane spoke on France 24 about the government shutdown.

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is just the latest master of the universe to have life exposed
USA Today
January 12, 2019
Following the news of Jeff Bezos’ divorce, Rem Rieder, an adjunct professor and former USA TODAY media columnist, is quoted saying while the coverage is unfortunate, he does not believe it will impact business at Amazon or The Washington Post. This story was picked up in a number of other outlets including the Herald Mail Media.

By the numbers: Penn State athletes No. 1 in Pennsylvania for economic impact
Pennsylvania Watch Dog
January 13, 2019
The Widener athletics program is listed as one of Pennsylvania’s 133 schools with money-generating sports programs.

Letter to the Editor: Widener corrects record on city parking wars
Delaware County Daily Times
January 14, 2019
Letter to the editor by Associate Vice President Greg Potter outlining the university’s attempts to resolve the parking meter proposal in advance of pursuing legal action. This letter was written in response to a recent editorial that contained incorrect details about the university’s communication efforts with the City of Chester.

Alumni News:

Councilman looks to serve 4 more years
Easton Express Times
January 12, 2019
Eric Dowdle, a Widener Law graduate and Lehigh Valley attorney, joined the race for the open Lehigh County judge seat.

Athletic Updates:

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus today:

  • Head Start/Outside Group; 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.; A180
  • VITA Training; 6 – 8 p.m.; Wireless Lab