Monday, December 17, 2018

In the News:

College Basketball: Goldbach’s career-high paces Haverford
Delaware County Daily Times
December 15, 2018
Article includes write ups for the men’s and women’s basketball games against Lycoming this weekend.

To beat Trump, Democrats need a ‘boring’ consensus candidate | Opinion
PennLive
December 16, 2018
Michael Cozzillio, emeritus professor of law at Commonwealth Law, answers inquiries about how the Democratic Party can be successful in the 2020 presidential election.

Alumni News:

3 New Prosecutors Join Chester County District Attorney’s Office
Phoenixville Patch
December 14, 2018
Delaware Law graduate Scott Werner is one of three new prosecutors to join the District Attorney’s Office.

Athletic Updates:

Events for Main Campus today:

  • Sexual Health Lecture Series; 2 – 5 p.m.; Public Health Management Corporation in Centre Square 1500 Market Street, Lower Mezzanine, Philadelphia, Pa.

Events on Delaware Law Campus today:

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

Friday, December 14, 2018

In the News:

Nonprofit challenge to state CAFO permitting clears another hurdle
Delaware Public Media
December 13, 2018
A print and radio story following claims by the nonprofit Food & Water Watch against the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control quotes Delaware Law Professor Kenneth Kristl, who is representing the nonprofit.

Widener Engineering Awarded W.W. Smith Charitable Trust Grant to Investigate Cancer Immunotherapies
NewsEdge
December 13, 2018
Coverage of a recent grant awarded to Sachin Patil, interim dean of engineering, to investigate novel cancer therapeutics.

Alumni News:

People in the News—Dec. 13, 2018—Duane Morris
The Legal Intelligencer
December 13, 2018
Widener Law graduate Christopher Barrett joined Conrad O’Brien as an associate.

Events on Delaware Law Campus today:

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

Events on Main Campus on Saturday:

  • Women’s Basketball vs. Lycoming; 1 p.m.; Home
  • Men’s Basketball vs. Lycoming; 3 p.m.; Home

Thursday, December 13, 2018

In the News:

Colleges: Rimmer sends red hot Widener past Swarthmore
Delaware County Daily Times
December 11, 2018
The women’s basketball team beat Swarthmore bringing their record to 10-1 this season. Article mentions standout players from the game, Devan Rimmer, Devan Rimmer, Emily Hardy and Maddie Ireland.

Family-run Mediterranean restaurant coming soon to Lower Macungie
The Morning Call
December 12, 2018
Article mentions the Trial Admissions Program offered at Delaware Law and Commonwealth Law as an opportunity for students to demonstrate their ability to succeed in legal studies.

Chester Upland elementary school gets library, thanks to help from Widener students
The Philadelphia Inquirer
December 13, 2018
Featured online and in today’s print edition is a story highlighting the efforts of Melissa Damiani and Allison Reuter, education majors and members of the Center for Education’s Community Engaged Teacher Education (CETE) Program, and others who raised funds and collected books for a new library in Stetser Elementary School where they work as student teachers. Article also quotes Education Professor Nadine McHenry, who runs the CETE program.

Alumni News:

Lancaster County college news: Dec. 13, 2018
Lancaster Online
December 13, 2018
Joseph Lesko earned a doctor of psychology degree from Widener’s Graduate Clinical Psychology program.

Press Release:

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

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Alumni News:

Life after high school: Retired Strath Haven teacher starts alumni careers talk program
Town Talk
December 10, 2018
Widener DPT graduate Megan Crowley will return to Strath Haven High School to speak to students at her alma mater about completing college and having a satisfying career in an event called “Ten Stories: The Journey from High School till Now”.

New Publication:

Athletic Update:

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus today:

  • Head Start/Outside Group; 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.; L202

Events on Delaware Law Campus today:

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

December 11, 2018

In the News:

Foul trouble, shooting woes plague Blazers in loss to Pride
The Frederick News-Post
December 9, 2018
Post game writeup of the Widener men’s basketball victory over Hood on Saturday.

LOCAL COLLEGE ROUNDUP: Carmody hits milestone
The Citizens’ Voice
December 9, 2018
Coverage of the Widener men’s and women’s swimming meets this past weekend.

‘Sex ed isn’t serving young black women.’ These Philly women are trying to fix that.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
December 10, 2018
Commenting on the national statistic that black students are more likely to receive abstinence-only education, Tracie Gilbert, a research scientist in Widener’s Interdisciplinary Sexuality Research Collaborative and an alumna of the Center for Human Sexuality Studies, argues that abstinence-only curriculums can reinforce harmful stereotypes of black people.

Alumni News:

Law notes: Dec. 7, 2018
Delaware Business Now
December 7, 2018
Widener undergraduate and law graduate Selena E. Molina was appointed Master in Chancery in the Court of Chancery. This news was also shared in Law360.

Athletic Updates:

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Transfer to Nursing Virtual Information Session; 5 – 6 p.m.; Virtual session
  • Women’s Basketball vs. Swarthmore; 6 p.m.; Home

Events on Delaware Law Campus today:

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

Monday, December 10, 2018

In the News:

WDEL News Radio (no link)
December 7, 2018
Delaware Law Professor Alan Garfield was a guest on the Del-Aware show on WDEL news radio Friday. He discussed the First Amendment, Constitutional law, and embattled Temple Professor Marc Lamont Hill.

HIV may not discriminate, but structural inequalities do
Baltimore Sun
December 7, 2018
Justin Sitron, director of the Interdisciplinary Research Collaborative and Center for Human Sexuality Studies, along with graduate research assistants Tyler Burns and Lindsay Lock and Ahyana King, a clinical education research specialist, co-authored this op-ed outlining the structural discrimination against individuals with HIV. Sitron and his research team received a grant that will allow them to take a dual approach to this problem in Baltimore and Jackson, Miss. The op-ed also ran in News Live TV, Centre Daily Times and Daily Heralds.

Philly recommits to slash emissions in wake of alarming reports
The Philadelphia Tribune
December 7, 2018
Article quotes Donald Brown, Scholar in Residence for Sustainability Ethics and Law at Commonwealth Law School, who commends Philadelphia officials for committing to reduce emissions by 80 percent by 2050, but says that the city needs to go carbon free to have an impact.

Dallas graduate John Porter Luksic sets Widener swimming record
Dallas Post
December 7, 2018
Undergraduate junior, John Porter Luksic, set the Widener record in the 200-yard breaststroke in a November meet.

Chester Education Foundation to open Jetter College and Career Center
Delaware County Daily Times
December 8, 2018
The Chester Education Foundation will open the Marie and Cynthia Jetter College and Career Center, or “The Jetter Center”, to continue the work of the College Access Center of Delaware County (CACDC) and the Chester Higher Education Council (CHEC) spearheaded by Widener and Swarthmore College.

New Publications:

The Blue Route – Widener’s international online journal of undergraduate writing.

Athletic Updates:

Events on Main Campus today:

  • CEU: Therapeutic Relationships: Working with the Most Vulnerable People; 2 – 4 p.m.; University Center, Webb Room
  • Monday Twilight Sessions; 6 – 7 p.m.; Widener Observatory

Events on Delaware Law Campus today:

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

Friday, December 7, 2018

In the News:

College Basketball: McMahon does it all as Widener wins
Delaware County Daily Times
December 5, 2018
Coverage of the Widener men’s and women’s basketball games against Alvernia.

Widener University women’s hoops off and running this season
KYW 1060
December 6, 2018
Widener women’s basketball head coach Alisa Kintner is quoted on the team’s standout success so far this season.

Opinion: Controversy over Temple professor’s Israel comments doesn’t advance peace
The News Journal
December 6, 2018
This opinion piece, written by Alan Garfield, distinguished professor at Delaware Law School, analyzes a speech made by Temple professor and CNN commentator Marc Lamont Hill before the United Nations and its underlying message of encouragement of violent Palestinian resistance and destruction of Israel.

When my patient died giving birth, the reality of US maternal mortality and race hit me
The Guardian
December 7, 2018
Tiffany M Montgomery, an assistant professor of nursing, authors this opinion piece discussing how her experience of losing a patient inspired her research to prevent pregnancy-related deaths among black women.

Manor College partners with Widener University Delaware Law School
Montco Today
December 7, 2018
Manor College and Delaware Law School entered an articulation agreement that will give Manor students the opportunity to earn an accelerated bachelor’s degree from Manor and a juris doctorate degree from Delaware in a 3 + 3 program.

Covidien LP agrees to settle Medicare fraud lawsuit for $13 million
Health Care Business
December 6, 2018
Shauna Itri, an adjunct professor at Delaware Law School, served as counsel for a whistleblower in this False Claims Act law suit. The settlement in this case was shared in nearly 100 outlets including the Associated Press.

Athletic Update:

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Celebration of Life for Susan Mills; 10 – 11 a.m.; Lathem Hall
  • Plastic Bag Mural Project; 12 – 5 p.m.; Walnut Street Pedestrian Bridge
  • Widener Chorale Concert; 7:30 – 8:30 p.m.; Kapelski LC1
  • Friday Evening Stargazing Sessions; 8 – 9 p.m.; Widener Observatory

Events on Delaware Law Campus today:

  • Phi Alpha Delta – Community Service donations to Family Promise; all day; Donation box located on Main Street
  • Delaware Tax Institute – CLE/CPE Program; all day; Vale/Barristers’ Club

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus today:

  • DCBA Event; all day; A180

Events on Main Campus this Weekend:

  • Men’s Swimming vs. Misericordia; Saturday @ 1 p.m.; Home
  • Women’s Swimming vs. Misericordia; Saturday @ 1 p.m.; Home

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus this Weekend:

  • Torts Review with Professor Robinette; Saturday @ 10 – 11:30 a.m.; A180

Thursday, December 6, 2018

In the News:

Widener teams up with second local college on accelerated law degree program
Philadelphia Business Journal
December 5, 2018
Widener Delaware Law School and Jenkintown’s Manor College partnered together to give Jenkintown’s students the opportunity to earn an accelerated bachelor’s degree and a juris doctorate over a six-year period in a 3 + 3 program.

Alumni News:

Court of Chancery announces new Master in Chancery
Dover Post
December 5, 2018
Selena E. Molina, who earned bachelor’s and juris doctor degrees from Widener and Widener Law, was appointed a master in chancery by the Court of Chancery. This announcement was also shared by Hockessin Community News.

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
  • Faculty Meeting (if needed); 12 – 2 p.m.; Barristers’ Club

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Holiday Open House; 11:15 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.; Lathem Hall
  • Stetser Elementary STEM Fair; 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.; Stetser Elementary, All-Purpose Room

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

In the News:

Role Of Coal, Natural Gas, Nuclear Power Questioned In DEP Climate Plan Update
PA Environment Digest Blog
December 5, 2018
The Environmental Law and Sustainability Center at Commonwealth Law is among a group of individuals, businesses and local governments who submitted a rulemaking petition to the Environment Quality Board to establish a market-based cap-and-trade greenhouse gas emission reduction program that eliminates those emissions from major sources by 2052.

Homepage Feature Story:

Athletic Updates:

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Plastic Bag Mural Project; 12 – 4 p.m.; Walnut Street Pedestrian Bridge
  • Fall 2018 Bistro Dinner Series; 5 – 7:30 p.m.; J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Dining Room
  • Men’s Basketball vs. Albright; 6 p.m.; Home
  • Women’s Basketball vs. Albright; 8 p.m.; Home

Events on Delaware Law Campus today:

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

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus today:

  • Property Review with Prof. Dernbach; 2 – 3:30 p.m.; L204
  • State Con Law Review with Prof. DeLiberato; 6 – 8 p.m.; L203

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

In the News:

Art Scene: Exhibits at area museums through December 2018, January 2019
Delaware County Daily Times
December 2, 2018
The Widener Art Gallery showcases the work of 19th century American and European painters as well as 18th and 19th -century Asian art from the Alfred O. Deshong collection. Article also appeared in The Mercury, The Times Herald and Montgomery News.

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

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus today:

  • Faculty Meeting; 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.; L205
  • Employee Holiday Luncheon; 12 – 2 p.m.; Sidebar Cafe

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Sexual Health Lecture Series; 6 – 8 p.m.; University Center Room A