Friday, February 8, 2019

In the News:

Delaware’s judicial balancing mandate ruled unconstitutional
Philadelphia Tribune
February 7, 2019
A WHYY article quoting Delaware Law Professor Emeritus Larry Hamermesh also appeared in the Philadelphia Tribune. A similar story was featured in Law360.

Inland Bays Foundation establishes advocacy program in memorial to Austin, Moyer
Coastal Point
February 7, 2019
The Inland Bays Foundation announced it will donate to the Delaware Law School Environmental & Natural Resources Law Clinic in honor of two Sussex County residents who fought to protect the environment.

Alumni News:

Michael J. Hope
Correctional News
February 7, 2019
Michael J. Hope, the new executive vice president of Eastern Operations for Greeley and Hansen, graduated with a bachelor of science in civil engineering from Widener.

Adams Magnetic Products Names Business Development Manager
News Edge
February 7, 2019
John Maisch, the new business development manager at Adams Magnetic Products Co., graduated with a bachelor of science in electrical engineering from Widener.

Press Release:

Widener University’s Lone Brick Theatre Company Presents An Empty Plate in the Café du Grand Boeuf

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Transfer Instant Decision Day; 10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.; Muller Hall

Events on Main Campus Saturday:

  • Women’s Basketball vs. Stevenson; 1 p.m.; Home
  • Men’s Basketball vs. Stevenson; 3 p.m.; Home
  • Engineering Mini-Camp for High School Girls; 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.; Kirkbride Hall
  • Weekend Tour; 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.; Muller Hall

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus Today:

  • Moot Court Practice/Dimino; 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.; L205
  • Moot Court Practice; 12 – 1 p.m.; L201
  • Torts Reviews/Professor Lee; 1 – 1:50 p.m.; L203
  • Trial Ad/ATLAC Practice; 6 – 10 p.m.; L205
  • Moot Court Practice: 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.; A170

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus Saturday:

  • Wills for Heroes; 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Pit, L202

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus Sunday:

  • Milestone Ministerium/Honor African-American Mayors, 4 – 6 p.m; A180

Friday, December 21, 2018

In the News:

Colleges: Rimmer, Ireland shine for Widener in Florida
Delaware County Daily Times
December 20, 2018
Widener women’s basketball had an 82-65 victory over Curry College at the Cruzin’ Classic in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. Players Devan Rimmer and Madison Ireland are featured for their performances in the game.

Art Scene: Exhibits for the end of 2018, beginning of 2019
Delaware County Daily News
December 21, 2018
The Widener Art Gallery offers a permanent collection including the work of 19th century American and European painters as well as 18th and 19th -century Asian art from the Alfred O. Deshong collection.The Gallery is open Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs and Fri 11 a.m.–2 p.m.

Alumni News:

Dr. Bolt loves to tell Cecil College’s story
Perryville Patch
December 20, 2018
This article features Cecil College President Mary Way Bolt, Ed.D, who earned a doctorate in higher education and leadership from Widener.

Athletic Update:

Events on Delaware Law Campus today:

  • Phi Alpha Delta – Community Service donations to Family Promise; all day; Donation box located on Main Street

Thursday, December 20, 2018

In the News:

Poland climate conference / The Middle America Project
WITF Smart Talk
December 19, 2018
Commonwealth Law’s Scholar in Residence for Sustainability Ethics and Law Donald Brown spoke on WITF’s Smart Talk about his observations and analysis of the climate negotiations  while attending the United Nations Climate Change conference in Katowice, Poland.

Alumni News:

McKenna elected president of Chester County Bar Association
The Daily Local
December 16, 2018
Patrick M. McKenna, a Delaware Law alumnus, has been elected president of the Chester County Bar Association.

Athletic Updates:

Events on Delaware Law Campus today:

  • Phi Alpha Delta – Community Service donations to Family Promise; all day; Donation box located on Main Street

Friday, October 12, 2018

In the News:

Pennsylvania Politics and Policy
WURD Radio (No link available yet)
October 11, 2018
Associate Professor of Political Science J. Wesley Leckrone was interviewed live on Reality Check by Charles Ellison about Pennsylvania politics.

Political fights are tearing our country apart. We need to learn how to listen.
The News Journal
October 11, 2018
Kevin Caneco, a Delaware Law School student who served eight years as an Army officer, wrote an opinion piece.

Widener nursing students, first responders get live disaster training
Delaware County Daily Times
October 12, 2018
The Widener School of Nursing disaster simulation at Talen Energy Stadium appears on the front page of the DelcoTimes today with a story and multiple photos on Page 3. Similar coverage also was on KYW News Radio and CBS Philly.

Widener marks 150 years of history at Old Main
Delaware County Daily Times
October 12, 2018
The story and photos on Page 4 of today’s newspaper marks the 150th anniversary of Old Main and quotes President Julie E. Wollman and Pennsylvania Military College Museum Committee Chair Ron Romanowicz ’68.

Alumni News:

Former Delaware Supreme Court justice returns to Young Conaway
Cape Gazette
October 11, 2018
Jack B. Jacobs holds an honorary LLD from Widener University.

Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA to honor Catherine Mihalick, Al Kotch and Rose Mahler at Leadership Dinner
The Citizens’ Voice
October 12, 2018
Catherine Mihalick holds a juris doctorate from Widener University School of Law.

Athletics Update:

Events on Main Campus This Weekend:

  • Homecoming festivities continue Friday and Saturday. A full list is online.
  • Women’s Volleyball vs. Neumann; 11 a.m.; Home
  • Field Hockey vs. Hood; 1 p.m.; Home
  • Football vs. Stevenson; 1:07 p.m.; Home
  • Women’s Soccer vs. Lycoming; 5 p.m.; Home
  • Men’s Soccer vs. Lycoming; 7:30 p.m.; Home

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus Today:

  • Mid Atlantic Innovative Users Conference; 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; A180, A170, A172
  • Phi Alpha Delta Induction; 3:45 – 6 p.m.; The Gallery

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Coming Up In the News:

Pennsylvania Politics and “Pennsylvania Politics and Policy: Volume 1.”
Reality Check on WURD Radio (900 AM or 96.1 FM in Philadelphia)
Today, Oct. 11, 2018, 6:25 – 6:40 p.m.
Associate Professor of Political Science J. Wesley Leckrone will be interviewed live about politics and the new book he co-edited.

In the News:

Editorial: Saluting 150 years of Old Main on the Widener campus
DelcoTimes, content also shared with the Daily Local News, and The Times Herald
Oct. 11, 2018
Newspaper editorial that lauds Old Main as a beacon in the city of Chester.

Old Main Stars in Widener’s Homecoming Weekend
Delco Times
Oct. 8, 2018
Story on the 150th anniversary of Old Main.

Athletics Update:

Events on Main Campus Today:

Homecoming Weekend events begin today. A full list is online.

  • School of Nursing: A Celebration of Our Alumni; 5 p.m.; Founders Hall
  • 150th Anniversary Celebration of Old Main; 4:30 p.m.; Alumni Auditorium — Note new location because of weather.

 Events on Commonwealth Law Campus Today:

  • Mid-term pizza break; 5:30 p.m.; The Pit
  • Federalist Society General Member Meeting; 4:30 p.m.; L203

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

In the News:

Rowan University hosts leaders from area colleges
WPVI-TV (6ABC)
October 8, 2018
President Julie E. Wollman is shown on 6ABC and South Jersey News Channel 4 as part of a panel of college leaders meeting at Rowan University.

Widener University masters and doctorate graduates spring 2018
Lancaster Online
October 9, 2018
The article mentions several Widener University masters and doctoral graduates that live in the Lancaster County area.

WDEL
October 9, 2018
Thomas Reed, a Delaware Law professor emeritus, was interviewed about the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh.

WCAU-PHI (NBC10)
October 10, 2018
This morning’s weather broadcast featured live footage of Widener’s campus.

Alumni News:

Billhimer Sworn In As Ocean County Prosecutor
Patch
October 9, 2018
Bradley Billhimer, the new Ocean County prosecutor, is a 2000 law school graduate.

Scavello, Probst and Reinhardt to discuss area’s top issues
Pocono Record
October 9, 2018
Tarah Probst, a candidate for Senate, is a 2003 law school graduate.

Election preview: County Court-at-Law judges
Fort Bend Southwest Star
October 9, 2018
Juli Mathew, a Delaware Law graduate, is running for a county court-at-law judgeship.

Athletic Update:

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Fall Bistro Dinner Series; 5 p.m.; Marriott Dining Room
  • Extended Learning Open House; 5 – 7 p.m.; University Center
  • Accelerated Nursing Program Virtual Information Session; 5 – 6 p.m.; Main Campus

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

In the News:

How to Enjoy Sex Again After Breast Cancer Treatment
HealthLine
October 4, 2018
Sabitha Pillai-Friedman, an assistant professor in the Center for Human Sexuality Studies, offers tips in the article.

WDEL
October 8, 2018
Delaware Law Distinguished Professor John Culhane spoke on WDEL radio and WBAL News Now about the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh.

‘The world is against them’: new era of cancer lawsuits threaten Monsanto
Exec Review
October 8, 2018
This article quotes Jean Eggen, professor emerita at Delaware Law School.

WHTM-HAR — ABC27 News
October 8, 2018
Michael Dimino, a professor of law at Commonwealth Law, was interviewed about the lasting effect of the Brett Kavanaugh confirmation.

.@MainLineSportsC boys’ recruit: Springfield-Delco 2019 LSM Noll commits to Widener
PhillyLacrosse.com
October 8, 2018
Brian Noll has committed to play lacrosse at Widener.

Pennsylvania Cable Network
October 9, 2018
Commonwealth Law Dean Christian Johnson was thanked for promoting the benefits of veterans court, and the university’s history as Pennsylvania Military College was discussed.

Homepage Feature Story:

Athletics Update:

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Field Hockey vs. Delaware Valley; 7 p.m.; Home
  • Women’s Volleyball vs. Stevenson; 7 p.m.; Home

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus Today:

  • CDO Lunch & Learn/Working in the PA Legislature; 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.; CDO/Administration Building

Monday, October 8, 2018

In the News:

How to get a second chance on your 60-day rollover
Market Watch
October 5, 2018
Kenn Tacchino, professor of taxation and financial planning, wrote a column for Market Watch.

Is Brett Kavanaugh Damaged Goods?
Politico
October 6, 2018
Delaware Law Professor John Culhane was part of a panel of legal scholars who wrote about the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court.

‘The world is against them’: new era of cancer lawsuits threaten Monsanto
Guardian Web
October 8, 2018
Jean Eggen , a professor emerita at Delaware Law, was quoted.

Alumni News:

Atty. Catherine Mihalick, of Shavertown, to be honored by YMCA
The Dallas Post
October 5, 2018
Widener University School of Law graduate Catherine Mihalick will be honored by the Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA.

Athletic Update:

Events on Main Campus Today:
Monday Twilight Session; 7 – 8 p.m.; Kirkbride Observatory
Lone Brick Theatre Company Presents Bug; 7 p.m.; Alumni Auditorium

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus Today:
Faculty Luncheon with Ken Randall; 12 – 1:30 p.m.; The Gallery

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

In the News:

Leader List 2018: Meet 12 people of color strengthening Philly’s social impact sector
Generocity
August 31, 2018
Darin Toliver, named to Generocity’s leader list, is completing a PhD in social work from Widener.

Widener University announces 2018 Apogee Scholars
Gloucester City News
August 31, 2018
Widener welcomes 15 freshman who enrolled at the university as Apogee Scholars.

In Defense of Plants – On Pawpaw and Floral Mimicry
In Defense of Plants
September 2, 2018
On a podcast, Kate Goodrich, an associate professor of biology in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed about her research on the pawpaw tree.

Alumni News:

Murphy To Nominate Toms River Attorney For Prosecutor: Reports
Patch
September 3, 2018
Widener University School of Law graduate Bradley Billhimer is expected to be named as Ocean County prosecutor in New Jersey.

Athletic Update:

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus Today:

  • ELPS Interest Meeting; 4:30 p.m; L205
  • BLSA Interest Meeting; 5 p.m.; L206
  • Trivia Night/SBA; 7 p.m.; Side Bar

Friday, August 31, 2018

In the News:

Widener Biology Professor Awarded National Science Foundation Grant
Targeted News Service
August 29, 2018
Biology Professor David Coughlin was awarded a $173,149 National Science Foundation grant to continue his research on the swimming behavior of fish.

Delaware cracks down on lead paint as contaminant continues to raise concerns nationwide
The News Journal
August 30, 2018
Article quotes Ken Kristl, a professor and director of the Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic at Delaware Law. A similar story also appeared in the Smyrna-Clayton Sun-Times.

Rowan tops Widener in double overtime
The Delaware County Daily Times
August 30, 2018
The Rowan Profs beat the Pride football team 41-34 in double overtime on Thursday night. The story quotes Coach Mike Kelly.

New Antibiotics Study Findings Have Been Reported from Widener University
Targeted News Service
August 30, 2018
A study on cancer immunotherapy treatment led in collaboration between Sachin Patil, interim dean of the School of Engineering, and Suk-Chung Yoon, professor of computer science, was published in the Chemical and Pharmaceutical Bulletin.

Alumni News:

How Don McGahn helped ensure Donald Trump’s legacy
ABC6
August 29, 2018
White House Counsel Don McGahn is a Commonwealth Law graduate.

Press Release:

Widener Biology Professor Awarded National Science Foundation Grant

Athletics Update:

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Women’s Soccer vs. Stevens; 7:30 p.m.; Home

Events on Main Campus Sunday:

  • Women’s Soccer vs. Pfeiffer; 1 p.m.; Home