Thursday, June 27, 2019

In the News:

At Wayfair, idealism and corporate culture clash
The Boston Globe
June 27, 2019
Psychology Professor Ross Steinman spoke about yesterday’s Wayfair employee walkout in protest of the company’s sale to a government contractor responsible for furnishing detention facilities at the U.S. border.

Bayer’s Roundup Legal Adviser Known as Fighter, Not Peacemaker
Bloomberg News
June 27, 2019
Article quotes Distinguished Emerita Professor of Law Jean Eggen and also appeared in Yahoo! Finance.

Importing drug price controls will hurt American consumers
The Detroit News
June 27, 2019
Joseph Fuhr, professor emeritus of economics, authored this opinion piece that argues against efforts to tether U.S. drug prices to an international index.

Alumni News:

Governor Carney’s Statement on Senate Confirmation of Meghan Adams Perry
Delaware.gov
June 26, 2019
Delaware Law graduate Meghan Adams Perry was appointed by Delaware Governor John Carney to serve as a Superior Court judge in New Castle County.

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Next Generation Scientists Summer Mini-Camp; 8 a.m.; Main Campus
  • Engineering Camp for High School Students; 9 a.m.; Kirkbride Hall

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

In the News:

When 45 Equals 11, Chester Charter Graduates all in Inaugural HS Class
The Chester Spirit
June 25, 2019
Members of the first graduating class at Chester Charter Scholars Academy, formerly the Chester Charter School for the Arts, received scholarships to college including Michele Stewart who was awarded a scholarship to Widener.

Local pair graduate from Widener University
Rome Sentinel
June 25, 2019
Allisyn Evans and Mackenzie Westcott are recognized for earning degrees at Widener’s commencement ceremony in May.

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Next Generation Scientists Summer Mini-Camp; 8 a.m.; Main Campus
  • Engineering Camp for High School Students; 9 a.m.; Kirkbride Hall

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

In the News:

Art Scene: Exhibits for summer 2019
The Mercury
June 21, 2019
The Widener Art Gallery is open Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. displaying the work of 19th century American and European painters as well as 18th and 19th century Asian art from the Alfred O. Deshong collection.

Phillipsburg honors college-bound athletes, deals out awards
Lehigh Valley Live
June 21, 2019
Phillipsburg High School celebrated its college-bound athletes including Jeffrey Vitale who will play lacrosse at Widener.

Area students graduate from Widener University
Herald-Mail Media
June 22, 2019
Local students graduated from Widener at the 2019 commencement ceremony held on May 17. Additional outlets shared this news including The Star Democrat and The McDowell News.

Alumni News:

Kaylin Augustine graduates Magna Cum Laude from Widener University
The Dallas Post
June 20, 2019
Kaylin Augustine graduated magna cum laude with a degree in sociology and pre-physical therapy.

Tarah’s Take: It’s only getting better
Pocono Record
June 21, 2019
This article is written by Widener Commonwealth Law graduate and Mayor of Stroudsburg Borough Tarah Probst.

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Next Generation Scientists Summer Mini-Camp; 8 a.m.; Main Campus
  • Engineering Camp for High School Students; 9 a.m.; Kirkbride Hall

Monday, June 24, 2019

In the News:

Small Schools Challenge Reigning Champion In Week One of #MyTopCollege
Forbes
June 21, 2019
Widener placed second  in week one of Forbes’ My Top College social media challenge. The contest continues this week with the theme of best freshman year memories.

LGBTQ-focused therapy center offers scholarships for transpeople of color
Philadelphia Gay News
June 20, 2019
Article discusses therapy experiences within the LGBTQ community and references Widener student Jourdan Porter who is earning a dual degree in clinical psychology and human sexuality. This story also appeared in WHYY.

Chester rolls out the red carpet for Chester Made
Delaware County Daily Times
June 24, 2019
Chester Made, a coordinated initiative between the City of Chester, Widener and other organizations to promote arts and culture in the Chester, hosted a celebration on Friday to commemorate a video documentary series showcasing Chester’s history, arts, business and legacy of community commitment.

From juvenile delinquent to Juris Doctor: Camden woman keeps her promise to the judge who gave her a break 12 years ago
Philadelphia Inquirer
June 23, 2019
This human interest piece tells the story of Carmen Day, a soon-to-be law school graduate who attended a program at Delaware Law School in pursuit of fulfilling a lifelong dream to become an attorney.

Athletics Updates:

New to Campus:

  • Freedom Hall POD; 7:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.; Freedom Hall
    Starting today there will be a new food option on campus throughout the summer. The Freedom Hall POD adds fresh and convenient meal choices for everyone on campus that include breakfast, lunch and dinner items as well as coffee and snacks.

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Next Generation Scientists Summer Mini-Camp; 8 a.m.; Main Campus
  • Engineering Camp for High School Students: 9 a.m.; Kirkbride Hall

Thursday, June 20, 2019

In the News:

Abortion’s central question: Who chooses, women or the government?
USA Today
June 17, 2019
An opinion piece by Distinguished Professor of Law Alan Garfield originally appeared in the Delaware News Journal, but republished in USA Today, as well as the Des Moines Register, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, AZ Central  and the Cincinnati Enquirer.

KCSB 91.9 FM Radio
June 19, 2019
Delaware Law’s Distinguished Professor of Law Alan Garfield spoke on air about the problem with nondisclosure agreements.

Alumni News:

Kane chosen as new Marple Newtown superintendent
Delaware County Daily Times
June 17, 2019
Widener graduate Tina Kane was sworn in as the newest superintendent of the Marple Newtown School District.

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

In the News:

Marking 50 years since the Cuyahoga River fire, which sparked US environmental action
Chemical & Engineering News
June 17, 2019
Article quotes James R. May, law professor and environmental policy expert at Delaware Law School.

Alumni News:

Historical Headlines
The Kittanning Paper
June 14, 2019
A story in the June 14, 1969 paper announced that local resident Fred E. Crissman Jr. graduated from the Pennsylvania Military Academy.

Law firm adds new partner to Kennett Square team
Southern Chester County Weeklies
June 17, 2019
Sheridan Lawyers, a Pennsylvania law firm handling small business, civil litigation, family law and criminal defense matters, announced it has brought on Widener Law graduate Maria Janoski as a new partner.

Tune in Today:

KCSB 91.9 FM Radio; 1:15 – 1:45 p.m.; Tune in today to “No Alibis,” a long running public affairs program, to hear Delaware Law Professor Alan Garfield talk about non-disclosure agreements.

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

In the News:

Your View: How ‘one fair minimum wage’ would reduce harassment in Pa.
The Morning Call
June 14, 2019
This opinion piece is written by Randi Teplitz, assistant dean of students and deputy Title IX officer at Widener Commonwealth Law School.

Alumni News:

Compassion International Announces New General Counsel
Colorado Latino News
June 14, 2019
Compassion International has named Robert L. Hawkins, Jr., a Widener Law graduate, as the organization’s new general counsel and senior vice president of its General Counsel Office.

David W. Stecher Joins CapAcuity as Managing Director
Financial Content
June 17, 2019
David W. Stecher earned his master’s degree in taxation from Widener.

City Club of Eugene: Lane Community College: Who Needs It?
KLCC Radio
June 17, 2019
In this audio clip, Margaret Hamilton, President of Lane Community College and Widener alumna, answers questions about her vision and role within the organization.

Monday, June 17, 2019

In the News:

Herb Stern Longport Scholarship Fund announces 2019 awards
The Current
June 13, 2019
Widener Law student Ethan Kramer is one of 13 students to receive a $15,000 scholarship from the Herb Stern Longport Scholarship Fund.

Best of Class
6ABC
June 14, 2019
This year’s Best of Class event hosted by 6ABC was held at Widener. This clip features interviews with President Julie E. Wollman and robotics engineering students Nick Lubeck and Ethan Matlack. A photo album from the day can be found on 6ABC.

Abortion’s central question: Who chooses, women or the government?
Delaware News Journal
June 17, 2019
This opinion piece is written by Delaware Law School’s Distinguished Professor of Law Alan Garfield.

Mediation Talks Begin In Ohio State Abuse Lawsuits
WOSU Radio
June 17, 2019
Delaware Law Professor John Culhane is featured in this radio and print story about the lawsuits against former Ohio State team doctor Richard Strauss.

Alumni News:

Governor Carney Announces Nomination of Meghan Adams as Superior Court Judge
Delaware.gov
June 12, 2019
Delaware Law graduate Meghan Adams will be nominated for Superior Court Judge in New Castle County.

Falcons Throwback Thursday: WR Billy “White Shoes” Johnson
The Falcoholic
June 13, 2019
Article highlights the life and career of former Atlanta Falcons player and Widener graduate Billy “White Shoes” Johnson.

Athletics Update:

Thursday, June 13, 2019

In the News:

Who is Joe Biden? A bio of the Democratic presidential candidate
PolitiFact
June 11, 2019
A biography of former vice president and candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination Joe Biden mentions his time as an adjunct professor at Delaware Law School.

Alumni News:

Berks County CPAs Elected to State Accounting Association
BCTV.org
June 13, 2019
Frances A. Aitken, a Widener alumna, was reelected treasurer of the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Out50: David Thall
SFGN
June 13, 2019
This article mentions Widener graduate David Thall.

Athletics Update:

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus today:

  • TAP/Contracts & Torts; 6 – 9 p.m.; L203

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

In the News:

Del-AWARE
WDEL Radio
June 10, 2019
Delaware Law Professor Alan Garfield spoke on air about Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s role on the Supreme Court and touched on additional relevant topics being discussed by the court.

Kevin Caneco explores challenge to NCCo Councilman Bill Bell
Blue Delaware
June 11, 2019
Article mentions Kevin Caneco who attends Delaware Law School on the GI bill.

A woman says a Dominican Republic resort pushed her to sign an NDA after she became severely sick at the hotel
Insider
June 11, 2019
An article outlining recent tourists who have claimed that they were poisoned or attacked while visiting the Dominican Republic quotes Alan Garfield, distinguished professor of law at Delaware Law School.

Bulletin Board
Reading Eagle
June 11, 2019
The Reading Hospital Board of Trustees has appointed Dr. Susan D. Looney, a Widener graduate and Reading Area Community College president, to its board.

Athletics Update:

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus today:

  • TAP./Legal Methods; 6 – 9 p.m.; L203