Friday, January 18, 2019

In the News:

Letter to the Editor: It’s time to ban polystyrene
Delaware County Daily Times
January 16, 2019
This letter to the editor calls for a ban on polystyrene foam and references the art installation on the Walnut Street bridge led by Adjunct Professor Sarah Heyward.

Words Matter at Michigan State
Inside Higher Ed
January 17, 2019
An article about the resignation of Michigan State interim president John Engler quotes Brian Tierney, a Widener board of trustee member and CEO of Brian Communications.

Trump’s Supreme Court Picks Could Trip Up Immigration Agenda
Bloomberg Law News
January 17, 2019
Article quotes Jill Family, professor of law and government at Commonwealth Law.

What Makes Us Tick? series to screen films Jan. 18-20
Cape Gazette
January 17, 2019
Carolyn Walter, professor emerita of the Center for Social Work Education, contributed to the film series What Makes Us Tick?, an annual and analytical film and discussion series explores aspects of the human condition.

DELAWARE SUPREME COURT: Delaware Supreme Court names Luke W. Mette as Chief Disciplinary Counsel
Legal News Line
January 17, 2019
Luke W. Mette, an adjunct professor at Delaware Law School, has been named Chief Disciplinary Counsel by the Delaware Supreme Court.

Community Briefs: Souper Bowl of Caring kicks off this Sunday in Springfield
Delaware County Daily Times
January 17, 2019
Commonwealth Law Professor and Scholar in Residence Don Brown will speak at a hearing to discuss the impact of methane leakage from Pennsylvania’s oil and gas industry on climate change.

Chester’s mayor responds to Widener’s letter with his own letter
Chester Matters Blog
January 18, 2019
Coverage of Chester Mayor Thaddeus Kirkland’s opinion piece about the parking dispute with Widener in yesterday’s Delaware County Daily Times.

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus today:

  • Moot Court Practice; 12 – a p.m.; L201
  • Trial Ad/ATLAC Practice; 6 – 10 p.m.; L205

Events on Main Campus This Weekend:

  • VEX Robotics Competition; Sunday @ 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Schwartz Athletic Center
  • Hoops from the Heart Clinic; Monday @ 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.; Schwartz Athletic Center
  • We’re All Widener! “Common Ground” Dialogue; Monday @ 12 – 1 p.m.; University Center Room C
  • MLK Day Fair; Monday @ 1 – 4 p.m.; University Center Atrium

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus on Sunday:

  • Trial Ad/ATLAC Practice; 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.; L205
  • Trial Ad Honor Society/National Competition Practice; 12 – 7 p.m.; A170