Thursday, April 24, 2019

In the News:

Wanted: ‘Legion of lawyers’ to fight climate change
E&E News
April 24, 2019
A Q&A with John Dernbach, Commonwealth Law professor of environmental law and sustainability, and Columbia University’s Michael Gerrard about their new recommendations for fighting climate change.

Immaculata and Widener Universities Expand Partnership to Offer Accelerated Master’s Degrees
ChesCo
April 24, 2019
Immaculata University and Widener expanded their articulation agreement to give Immaculata students the opportunity to earn a bachelor’s degree from Immaculata and continue into a master’s degree in three popular programs from Widener  during their senior year. The article quotes Kim O’Halloran, associate provost and dean for Graduate Studies and Extended Learning.

6abc’s Best of the Class 2019
6ABC
April 25, 2019
The Best of the Class Event, a free daylong celebration of academic achievement inviting high school valedictorians from Philadelphia and Southeastern Pennsylvania, South Jersey and Northern Delaware, will take place on Thursday, May 23 at Widener.

Male Students at Widener Slip on High Heels to ‘Walk a Mile in Her Shoes’
Pivot Today
April 25, 2019
Male students at Widener walked in high heels for Walk a Mile in Her Shoes, the international men’s march that highlights the causes, effects, and remediation for men’s sexualized violence against women.

Athletics Updates:

Tune in:

  • Tune in to the Turner Classic Movie channel tonight at 8 p.m. to watch Matthew Myrick, clinical assistant professor of social work, featured on the network as a guest introducing the film “Brief Encounter” in dedication to his mother.

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Bring our child(ren) to work day; 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.; Main Campus
  • Twilight Campus Tour; 5 – 7 p.m.; Muller Hall
  • Policing the Truth; 6 – 8 p.m.; MJ Freed Theater, 515 Avenue of the States, Chester

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus today:

  • L&G Institute/Immigration Law CJE; all day; A180
  • Moot Court Interest Meeting; 1:30 , 2, 5, and 5:30 p.m.; L206
  • BLSA/Nativity School; 12 – 1 p.m.; L202
  • Christian Legal Society/Bible Study; 12 – 1 p.m.; Conference Room 5
  • Review of Federal Courts Part II; 3 – 4 p.m.; L205

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
  • Faculty Development Event; 12 – 1:30 p.m.; Special Collections