Thursday, April 18, 2019

In the News:

Ex-Black Panther gets new hearing in 1981 police death
Associated Press
April 17, 2019
Delaware Law Professor Judith Ritter is a lead lawyer for Mumia Abu-Jamal.

Delaware Ruling Raises Doubts About Appraisal Arbitrage in Courts
Bloomberg Law
April 17, 2019
Delaware Law Professor Emeritus Larry Hamermesh is quoted.

Boys Lacrosse: College commitments for the Class of 2019
NJ.com
April 17, 2019
New Jersey residents Chris Rotola and Jeffrey Vitale are committed to playing lacrosse at Widener.

Good Day Philadelphia
Fox 29
April 18, 2019
Fox 29 News ran an updated story on the parking meters being installed around the City of Chester and referenced Widener’s action to prevent meters from going up on campus.

WESA-FM Radio
April 18, 2019
After the state board voted to allow further study of a citizen led climate change petition, John Dernbach, Commonwealth Professor of Environmental Law and Sustainability, reinforces the importance of the petition and the state’s responsibility to act. Dernbach, along with Columbia Law Professor Michael Gerrard, outline more than 1,000 solutions to climate change in their new book “Legal Pathways to Deep Decarbonization in the United States,” according to Energy News Network.

Alumni News:

Green Woods Charter School in Roxborough welcomes new CEO
Montgomery News
April 17, 2018
Green Woods Charter School’s board of directors has announced that Widener graduate Debi Durso will lead the K-8 public charter school as CEO.

Press Release:

Widener University announces new provost

Athletics Updates:

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Spring Egg Hunt; 11 a.m.; Old Main Lawn
  • Widener Preview Day; 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.; Lathem Hall
  • History of Mathematics Speakers Series; 4 – 5 p.m.; University Center, Webb Room
  • Take Back the Night Special Guest Speaker; 7 – 9 p.m.; Alumni Auditorium

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus today:

  • Oral Arguments with Randi Teplitz; 8:30 – 10 a.m. and 3 – 5:30 p.m.; A170
  • Bunnies in the Pit: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.; The Pit
  • Make-Up Exit Counseling; 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.; A180
  • Oral Arguments with Sholtis; 12 – 1 p.m. A172 and 1 – 3 p.m. A170
  • Christian Legal Society/Bible Study; 12 – 1 p.m.; Conference Room 5
  • CANCELLED: Meditation Series; 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.; Sidebar Cafe
  • Zumba Class; 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.; Progress Gym

Events on Delaware Law Campus today:

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution/Food & Drug Law Association – Fundraiser for Faithful Friends; all day; Main Street
  • Military Law Society – community service stuffed animal drive; all day; Main Street
  • Independence Advisors, LLC Retirement Planning Meeting; 6 – 9:30 a.m.; L237