Tuesday, January 15, 2019

In the News:

Tonie Leatherberry Named Chair of The Executive Leadership Council
Black Enterprise
January 14, 2019
Widener Board of Trustee member Tonie Leatherberry, principal at Deloitte & Touche L.L.P. and president of the Deloitte Foundation, was named Chair of the Executive Leadership Council. The Council’s mission is to support the development of global black leaders. This announcement was picked up by nearly 100 community news and broadcast outlets.

Del. Equal Rights Amendment, Nearing Passage, Likely To See Court Challenges
Delaware Law Weekly
January 14, 2019
Delaware Law Dean and Professor Rodney A. Smolla is quoted about the Delaware Equal Rights Act vote in the State House of Representatives, which was sent favorably to the Senate who is expected to vote on it this week.

Widener University and City of Chester locked in court battle over parking meters
Penn Record
January 14, 2019
The article outlines the ongoing lawsuit filed by Widener against the City of Chester seeking an injunction against the installation and enforcement of parking meters on campus. The Chester Matters Blog also covered this topic.

Updated Schedule: Harrisburg University Distinguished Speaker Series On Climate Disruption, Sustainable Development
PA Environment Digest Blog
January 14, 2019
Donald Brown, scholar in residence and professor of sustainability ethics and law at Widener Commonwealth Law, will speak on Jan. 18 about the six things that citizens around the world urgently need to understand about climate change in light of the most recent climate change science.

Methane, Climate Change Public Hearing Is Jan. 24 in Havertown
Targeted News Service
January 14, 2019
Widener Commonwealth Law Professor Donald Brown will testify at the PA House Democratic Policy Committee on Jan. 24 to discuss the impact of methane leakage from Pennsylvania’s oil and gas industry on climate change.

Athletic Updates:

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Transfer to Nursing Virtual Information Session; 5 – 6 p.m.; Click the link to attend
  • Men’s Basketball vs. Arcadia; 6 p.m.; Home
  • Women’s Basketball vs. Arcadia; 8 p.m.; Home

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus today:

  • Bar Committee Meeting; 12:15 – 1:30 p.m.; Flex Room
  • Contracts Exam Review with Prof. Meadows; 3:30 – 5 p.m.; L204