Monday, February 25, 2019

In the News:

Gov. Mifflin students win award at robotics competition
Reading Eagle
February 22, 2019
A team from the Gov. Mifflin Elementary School won the Excellence Award at the VEX Robotics Competition at Widener on Feb. 16. Target News Service featured additional coverage of the event and award winners.

Recital Series: Widener Invites Public to John Vanore and Abstract Truth’s March 17 Performance
Target News Service
February 22, 2019
Promotion of the upcoming Widener Recital Series featuring world-renowned musician John Vanore and his band, Abstract Truth, scheduled for Sunday, March 17 at 3 p.m.

Singer R. Kelly Faces New Sex Abuse Charges in #MeToo Era
U.S. News and World Report
February 23, 2019
Delaware Law Dean Rod Smolla comments that new sexual abuse allegations against R. Kelly can be attributed to the greater sensitivity around sexual assault as a result of the #MeToo movement. This article appeared in Yahoo!News, The Huffington Global, and Reuters.

Letter to the Editor: Sun Hill resident describes parking woes
Delaware County Daily Times
February 24, 2019
A Sun Hill resident writes this Letter to the Editor describing their experience with local parking and references Widener and the City of Chester’s dispute over the city’s outlined parking plan.

Letters: Constitutionality of Trump’s border wall emergency not clear-cut
The News Journal
February 24, 2019
A Letter to the Editor published by a Wilmington resident responds to Dean Rod Smolla’s constitutional analysis of President Trump’s national emergency declaration.

Community Briefs
Delaware County Daily Times
February 24, 2019
Professor Kevin Marshall will present a lecture on the basic understanding of black holes, the evidence for them at the centers of galaxies, and what people hope to discover in the future regarding these enigmas at The Delaware County Institute of Science at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, March 11.

Dean’s Lists 2/24/19
Citizens’ Voice
February 24, 2019
Widener students Kaylin Augustine of Wyoming; Christopher Dautrich of Dallas; John Luksic of Drums; John Macey of Dallas, and Emily Nice of Plymouth were recognized for earning dean’s list status last semester.

Press Releases:

Athletics Updates:

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus today:

  • CDO OCI/Dauphin County; 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.; DCR
  • LEXIS Civil Law Clinic Training; 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.; Library Wireless
  • Moot Court Competition Practices; 5 – 8 p.m.; A180
  • Christian Legal Society/Bible Study; 7:30 – 8:30 p.m.; Conference Rm 5

Events on Delaware Law Campus today:

  • Cannabis Law Symposium Preview – Hosted by Widener Law Review; 12 – 1:30 p.m.; Vale Courtroom