Friday, February 22, 2019

In the News:

Do dignity and equality matter as Americans go gray?
Patriot-News
February 16, 2019
Commonwealth Law Dean Christian Johnson and Professor Randy Lee co-authored an op-ed addressing the difficulties faced by some members of minority groups as they age. The op-ed ties into the topic of the Annual Dean’s Diversity Forum which will be held on the Widener Law Commonwealth campus today. The title of the forum is, Race and the Future of America’s Elderly: What Happens to You After You’ve Built the Present.

Sharing without judgment: Why mental health support can flourish online
Generocity
February 19, 2019
Jourdan Porter, a student in the graduate clinical psychology program, harnessed the power of the internet to start an Facebook community called “Philly Queer Mental Health Support Group” to connect with other like-minded people.

The Steve Gruber Show
WJIM (no link available)
February 20, 2019
Dean Rod Smolla was a guest on this talk radio program to discuss “Will President Trump’s emergency declaration stand up in court?”

WDEL Radio (no link available)
February 21, 2019
Distinguished Professor John Culhane spoke with Allan Loudell on WDEL radio about Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas calling for reconsideration of NYT vs. Sullivan ruling.

Scanlon holds first town hall meeting in packed Widener hall
Delaware County Daily Times
February 22, 2019
U.S. Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon, D-5, held a town hall meeting moderated by Professor Jim Vike on Thursday night in Lathem Hall at Widener. The congresswoman fielded questions from constituents ranging from gun violence to climate change.

Eight Experts to Lead 2nd Annual Healthcare Compliance Symposium on April 4
PR Newswire
February 22, 2019
The Healthcare Compliance Symposium is a joint effort of Delaware Law School and First Healthcare Compliance to provide resources and learning opportunities for those entering the healthcare compliance field and experienced professionals.

Homepage Feature Story:

Lifelong Care: Ready for Any Nursing Role

Press Release:

Widener biology professor named Cynthia H. Sarnoski Science Faculty Fellow

Athletics Updates:

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Academic Workshop for Young Women in Business; 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.; Quick Center Atrium
  • TransferWidener Workshop for prospective engineering students; 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.; Kirkbride Hall 2nd Floor Science Division Lobby

Events on Main Campus this weekend:

  • Weekend Tour; Saturday @ 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.; Muller Hall
  • Studio Recital; Sunday @ 3 – 4 p.m.; Kapelski LC1

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus today:

  • Transactional Competition; all day; Flex Room
  • Dean’s Diversity Forum; 8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.; A180 and Lunch at Sidebar
  • Torts Reviews with Professor Lee; 1 – 1:50 p.m.; L203

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus this weekend:

  • Admissions/Recruiting Event “HS to LS”; Saturday @ 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.; A180

Events on Delaware Law Campus today:

  • NITA Deposition Course; all day; Vale and various classrooms in the Main Law Building

Events on Delaware Law Campus this weekend:

  • NITA Deposition Course; Saturday and Sunday; all day; Vale and various classrooms in the Main Law Building