Wednesday, April 24, 2019

In the News:

Late Night Right: Where are the Republicans on Evening TV?
The Daily Caller
April 23, 2019
This article examines whether or not there is room for a conservative late night TV show and quotes Associate Professor Dwight DeWerth-Pallmeyer.

Alumni News:

Prison Reform Advocates Mourn Loss of a Leader
The Spirit
April 23, 2019
Richard “Tut” Carter, a Widener graduate known for his work on prison reform and the empowerment of African-American children, passed away on April 5.

Athletics Updates:

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Sustainability Showcase; 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.; University Center Atrium
  • Spring Themed Dinner Series; 5 – 7:30 p.m.; Marriott Dining Room Academic Center North
  • Extended Learning Open House; 5 – 7 p.m.; University Center Atrium
  • Men’s Lacrosse vs. Lebanon Valley; 7 p.m.; Home

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus today:

  • Oral Arguments with Randi Teplitz; 9 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.; A170
  • Veterans Association BBQ; 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.; The Pit
  • L&G Grad Lunch; 12 – 1:30 p.m.; TBD
  • ELSC Speaker Series with Keith Welks; 4 – 5 p.m.; A180
  • Oral Arguments with DeMartino & Rob Teplitz; 6 – 8 p.m.; A170

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
  • BLSA’s annual macaroni and cheese “Bake-Off”; 5 – 7 p.m.; Main Law Bldg., Room 237

April 23, 2019

In the News:

A Burst Pipe Brings a Flood of Insights for a University President
The Chronicle of Higher Education
April 23, 2019
In this opinion piece, President Julie E. Wollman writes about how a temporary office relocation due to the Old Main flood has turned into a great learning experience.

Climate ethicist says climate change will challenge civilization as we know it
Lancaster Online
April 5, 2019
Donald Brown, scholar in residence at Widener Commonwealth Law, will present “6 Essential Climate Facts We All Need Now” at Community Mennonite Church on Saturday at 7 p.m.

Chester’s Light Up the Night – Light Up the Bridge
Chester Matters Blog
April 19, 2019
Chester Made, MJ Freed Theater, Pennsylvania Humanities Council and Widener hosted Light Up The Night, a public tactical urbanism event on the Walnut Street bridge designed for the Widener and Chester community to enjoy paintings, photography, song and poetry.

Brent Staples talks about his path from Chester to a Pulitzer Prize
The Philadelphia Inquirer
April 22, 2019
Brent Staples, the Widener alumnus and New York Times editorial writer who won a 2019 Pulitzer Prize last week, reflects on his life and career including meeting Widener Professor Eugene Sparrow and enrolling at the university.

Community’s Foundation recognizes students with scholarships and awards
Delaware County Daily Times
April 23, 2019
The Community’s Foundation will award more than $100,000 in college scholarships to 15 local high school seniors from the Class of 2019, including three students who plan to attend Widener: Annalee Doyle, Morgan Ferriola and Ryan Schreiber.

Alumni News:

Cancer survivor and sexuality educator Ericka Hart to speak at Hampshire College commencement
Mass Live
April 22, 2019
Widener graduate Ericka Hart, breast cancer survivor and sexuality educator, will serve as the keynote speaker for commencement at Hampshire College.

People on the Move
Medical Dealer
April 22, 2019
Cross Country Healthcare, Inc. of Boca Raton, Florida has named Widener Law graduate Stephen A. Saville its EVP of operations.

Athletics Update:

Lynch of @WidenerWLax Earns Fourth #MAClax Offensive Player of the Week Honor

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Graduate Student Research Symposium; 4 – 6:30 p.m.; University Center
  • Softball vs. Neumann (DH); 4 p.m.; Home
  • Virtual Information Session: Accelerated Nursing Harrisburg Program; 5 – 6 p.m.; Online – RSVP here
  • Softball vs. Neumann (DH); 6 p.m.; Home

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus today:

  • Oral Arguments with Randi Teplitz; 9 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.; A170
  • Veterans Association BBQ; 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.; The Pit
  • L&G Grad Lunch; 12 – 1:30 p.m.; TBD
  • ELSC Speaker Series with Keith Welks; 4 – 5 p.m.; A180
  • Oral Arguments with DeMartino & Rob Teplitz; 6 – 8 p.m.; A170

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
  • American Constitution Society presents Delaware Attorney General
  • Kathleen Jennings; 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.; Main Law Bldg., Room 126
  • Intellectual Property Society presents alumnus Martin Belesario; 6:30 – 8 p.m.; Grub Burger Bar, 4737 Concord Pike Wilmington, DE

Monday, April 22, 2019

In the News:

Delaware’s Most Welcoming Bankruptcy Judge to Bid Farewell
Bloomberg Law News
April 19, 2019
Article quotes Bruce Grohsgal, the Helen S. Balick Professor in Business Bankruptcy Law at Delaware Law School.

Earth Day Road Trip to Char’s focuses on climate change
WITF
April 21, 2019
WITF’s Smart Talk takes a road trip today for Earth Day to talk with experts including Donald Brown, Scholar in Residence for Sustainability Ethics and Law in Widener Commonwealth Law’s Environmental Law and Sustainability Center.

Ex-armed robber becomes one of the top students in the US
USA Today
April 22, 2019
After serving more than five years in prison, James Elliot is turning his life around including plans to apply to Delaware Law School in the future. The article names President Julie E. Wollman and Vice President for Strategic Advancement and Chief of Staff Katie Herschede.

Alumni News:

Caught in the Draft
NFL
April 21, 2019
This NFL Network program features Widener alumnus and former football player Billy Johnson.

Press Release:

Widener University receives $1 million gift in the name of former professor, ethics leader

Athletics Updates:

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Widener Preview Days; 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.; Muller Hall
  • Math Speaker Series: Applications in Electrical Engineering; 12 – 1 p.m.; Kirkbride Hall 231

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus today:

  • Oral Arguments with Randi Teplitz; 8:30 – 9:30 a.m.; 12:30 – 2 p.m.; 3:30 – 5:30 p.m.; A170
  • Earth Day/ELPS; 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; The Pit
  • Torts Make Up Class/Prof. Lee; 1:15 – 2:45 p.m.; L203
  • Oral Arguments with DeMartino & Rob Teplitz; 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.; A170
  • Christian Legal Society/Bible Study; 7:30 – 8:30 p.m.; Conference Rm 5

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
  • Civil Procedure study hall with Professor Johnston; 5 – 6:30 p.m.; Main Law Bldg., Room 248

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

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

In the News:

It’s Poetry Month, and ‘The Undefeated’ celebrates African Americans who persevered
The Notebook
April 16, 2019
Rachel Slaughter, a doctoral candidate at Widener, reviews the poem “The Undefeated” in the QUILT book review.

Pa. to review sweeping carbon-cutting proposal, despite opposition
Pittsburgh-Post Gazette
April 16, 2019
The Environmental Quality Board voted to accept a rule-making petition, supported by the Widener Commonwealth Environmental Law and Sustainability Center, to create a Cap-And-Trade Program for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in Pennsylvania for evaluation. Commonwealth Professor of Environmental Law and Sustainability John Dernbach, one of the petitioners, is quoted. A similar story appeared in PA Environment Digest Blog and WITF.

6ABC
April 16, 2019
6ABC sportscaster Ducis Rodgers, a member of the Communication Studies Advisory Board, was on campus yesterday working with Widener communications students in the studio playing the part of game show host for “Widener Brain Games” and offering industry advice and insight.

Alumni News:

CROSS COUNTRY HEALTHCARE INC : Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits (form 8-K)
Market Screener
April 15, 2019
Widener Law graduate Stephen A. Saville was named the Executive Vice President of Operations of Cross Country Healthcare, Inc.

Press Release:

Widener Alumnus Brent Staples, ’73, Receives Pulitzer Prize

Athletics Updates:

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Decision Time – Widener Call In / Walk In hours available; 3 – 5 p.m.; Muller Hall
  • Baseball vs. Scranton; 4 p.m.; Home
  • Softball vs. Arcadia (DH); 4 p.m.; Home
  • Spring Themed Dinner Series; 5 – 7:30 p.m.; Marriott Dining Room
  • Softball vs. Arcadia (DH); 6 p.m.; Home
  • Light Up The Night Pop-Up Art Gallery & Spoken Word Event; 6 – 8 p.m.; Walnut Street Pedestrian Bridge
  • Women’s Lacrosse vs. Arcadia; 7 p.m.; Home
  • Self Defense with Jared Bennett; 7 – 8 p.m.; University Center, Room A

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus today:

  • HANNAH Outside Group (2nd); 7 – 10 a.m.; A180
  • Oral Arguments/Teplitz; 8:30 – 10 a.m. and 12:30 – 2 p.m.; A170
  • Oral Arguments/Sholtis; 9 – 10 a.m. A172; 10 – 11 a.m. A170; 12:45 – 1:45 p.m. A172; 3:45 – 5:30 p.m. A170
  • Moot Court/1L Practice Oral Arguments; 1 – 8 p.m.; L204
  • Student Awards Ceremony & Reception; 4 – 6 p.m.; A180/Reception to Follow in Gallery
  • MidPenn Pardon Project; 5:30 – 9 p.m.; L201
  • Oral Arguments/DeMartino & Rob Teplitz; 6 – 8 p.m.; A170

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
  • Student Awards Ceremony; 5 – 6 p.m.; Vale Courtroom
  • Graduates Stole Ceremony; 7 – 8 p.m.; L119, Main Law Building

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

In the News:

Widener student spends spring break building a family’s home
The Mullican Sun Hill
April 11, 2019
Feature story on psychology student Jacklyn Guht who spent her spring break in Pensacola, Florida assisting the local Habitat for Humanity in building a single mom’s home from scratch.

‘Just An Awesome Experience’: Widener University Hosts 14th Annual Delaware County Special Olympics Invitational
CBS3
April 14, 2019
Approximately 250 Widener student-athletes and more than 300 volunteers participated in Widener’s 14th annual Special Olympics Invitational including Emily Hardy, senior basketball player, who is quoted.

Widener men try walking a mile in her shoes
Delco News Network
April 15, 2019
A group of 75 Widener students took part in Walk-a-Mile in Her Shoes, an event hosted by Interfraternity Council in collaboration with the Office of Student Life, Pride Recreation Center, College Panhellenic Council, Intercultural Greek Council, Club Sports, and the Title IX Office. Sophomores Joe Caromano and Mark Simunov are quoted.

Widener students learn lessons in courage
Delco News Network
April 14, 2019
This re-purposed article, which organically appeared in the Delaware County Daily Times, highlights this year’s Courage Day.

Habitat High project finishes on time, despite issues with weather
Nolensville Home Page
April 15, 2019
Students from Widener including Sarah Groete and Claudia Deplato spent their spring break in Fairview, Tennessee, making improvements to the home of local resident Jamesia Dowell and her five children.

Food for Thought
NJ Pen
Professor of Social Work Brent Satterly will speak tonight from 6 – 8 p.m. at the Fellowship UMC in Haddon Heights, New Jersey about the building blocks of the LGBTQ experience and aspects of an affirming faith.

Alumni News:

Cherokee announces 2019 Academic Hall of Fame inductees
South Jersey Local News
April 15, 2019
Cherokee High School’s Academic Hall of Fame will induct its third class on Thursday, May 30 which will include Widener Law graduate Honorable Judge Richard J. Nocella.

Athletics Updates:

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Take Back the Night Week: face masks and coloring; 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.; University Center Atrium
  • Documentary Screening of “parTy boi“; 1:30 p.m.; University Center, Webb Room
  • Decision Time – Widener Call In / Walk In hours available; 3 – 5 p.m.; Muller Hall
  • NO MORE Presents Telling Amy’s Story; 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Founders Hall Room 109

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

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus today:

  • Legal Methods/Prof. Sholtis; 9 – 11:30 a.m.; L201
  • Shoe Shine Clinic/Veterans Association; 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.; The Pit
  • Faculty Executive Meeting; 11:45 a.m. – 1:30; L205
  • Grad Meeting; 12 – 12:45 p.m. and 5 – 6 p.m.; A180
  • Civil Procedure Review; 3:45 – 5:30 p.m.; L204

Monday, April 15, 2019

In the News:

CBS3
April 12, 2019
The Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event was covered in the evening news and featured an interview by event coordinator and senior Dave McCann. The annual walk was also featured in NBC10 and the Delaware County Daily Times*.
*If you unable to view the article due to a paywall, please contact Emily Barrett at eabarrett@widener.edu for the full text.

QUEERtimes
April 12, 2019
Widener’s Center for Human Sexuality Studies is pleased to present two free public screenings of the documentary “parTy boi: Black Diamonds in Ice Castles,” which sheds light on substance use among LGBTQ+ communities of color. The screenings are scheduled for Tuesday, April 16 at 1 p.m. in the University Center Webb Room and Wednesday, April 17 at 7:00 PM at the Roxy Theater in Philadelphia.

Smyrna High junior lauded for leadership
Delaware State News
April 13, 2019
Featured story on Smyrna High School junior Mia Davis who was one of the 163 students awarded the High School Leadership Award. The Northeast Times Weekly also highlighted High School Leadership Award winners.

Widener students learn lessons in courage
Delaware County Daily Times
April 14, 2019
Apogee Scholars and the Oskin Leadership Institute celebrated the fourth annual Courage Day last week. This article quotes Michaela Mertz, sophomore and student organizer, Beideman Scholar Maj. Heather “Lucky” Penney, freshman volunteer Eliza Meals and senior volunteer Theresa Kash.

We Need New Ways to Finance Life-Saving Gene Therapies
Morning Consult
April 15, 2019
Emeritus Professor of Economics Joseph Fuhr authored this op-ed that examines inadequate mechanisms that finance medical treatments and manage affordability and identified needed changes to properly handle the growing number of gene therapies being introduced.

Press Release:

Widener strengthens partnership with school in Greece, plans for new degrees in international school leadership

Athletic Updates:

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus today:

        • Financial Aid/Exit Counseling; 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. and 4:30 – 6 p.m. ; L203
        • Puppies in the Pit; 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.; The Pit
        • Christian Legal Society/Bible Study; 7:30 – 8:30 p.m.; Conference Rm 5

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

Friday, April 12, 2019

In the News:

In School
Carroll County Times
April 10, 2019
Sydney Jones, Rebecca MacLean, Madison Radnoff and Winston Riley were named to Widener’s dean’s list last semester.

6ABC
April 11, 2019
Courage Day at Widener, hosted by the Oskin Leadership Institute and Apogee Scholars, was included on the evening news with a focus on the day’s feature presentation by Maj. Heather Penney.

ACS Athens Takes Its Partnership with Widener University to the Next Level (Vid)
The National Herald
April 11, 2019
Widener and ACS Athens gathered to sign an agreement expanding the established partnership between the two schools and promoting their shared vision for education. This article is also featured in Palo and Business News.

Widener University recognizes high school student for leadership, civic contributions
Hockessin Community News
April 11, 2019
Widener in partnership with NBC10 recognized the 2019 winners of the High School Leadership Awards including local Delaware students Harrison Dexter, Max Newman, Mikei Johnson, John Kepley, Alexis Smith, Hayley Miller and Molly Clark.

Ladies and gentlemen of the Jury
Medical News Journal
April 11, 2019
Jean Eggen, distinguished emerita professor at Delaware Law, explains why in high profile cases against large pharmaceutical, personal care and agrochemical companies, whose products are alleged to cause cancer, judges may reduce damages after a trial concludes.

Athletics Update:

@WidenerLacrosse Honors Alumni in 2018 MAC Commonwealth Championship Rematch

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Walk a Mile in Her Shoes; 12 – 1 p.m.; Memorial Field
  • Baseball vs. Lebanon Valley; 3:30 p.m.; Home
  • Men’s Lacrosse vs. Stevenson; 7 p.m.; Home
  • Chamber and Dance Recital; 7:30 – 8:30 p.m.; Kapelski LC1

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus today:

  • Torts Reviews with Professor Lee; 1 – 1:50 p.m.; L203
  • Trial Ad Honor Society/Internal Competition; 4 – 10 p.m.; A180

Events on Delaware Law Campus today:

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution/Food & Drug Law Association – Fundraiser for Faithful Friends; all day; Main Street
  • Diversity Week Table Days; all day; Main Street

Events on Main Campus this Weekend:

  • Women’s Outdoor Track & Field vs. Chester Quarry Classic; Saturday 10 a.m.; Home
  • Weekend Tour; Saturday @ 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.; Muller Hall
  • Softball vs. Lebanon Valley (DH); Saturday @ 2 p.m.; Home
  • Widener University Recital Series; Sunday @ 3 – 4 p.m.; Kapelski Hall Music Room
  • Softball vs. Lebanon Valley (DH); Saturday @ 4 p.m.; Home

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus this Weekend:

  • PAD/Sweary Yoga & Beer; Saturday @ 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Outside Student Org Building
  • Spring 2019 Internal Moot Court Competition; Saturday @ 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.; A180 & A170

Events on Delaware Law Campus this Weekend:

  • Independence Advisors, LLC Retirement Planning Meeting; Saturday @ 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.; L237

Thursday, April 11, 2019

In the News:

Third Annual Courage Day at Widener
Chester Matters Blog
April 10, 2019
The third annual Courage Day will take place Thursday, April 11 at Widener. This year, the university will welcome former Air Force fighter pilot Maj. Heather “Lucky” Penney as Widener’s Beideman Visiting Scholar. Penney will speak at 12:30 p.m. on Courage Day in Alumni Auditorium.

Widener to host free public screenings of documentary about drug use among LGBT communities of color
Chester Matters Blog
April 10, 2019
Widener’s Center for Human Sexuality Studies will present two free public screenings of the documentary “parTy boi: Black Diamonds in Ice Castles,” which sheds light on substance use among LGBT communities of color. The screenings will take place on campus on Tuesday, April 16 at 1 p.m. in the University Center Webb Room and on Wednesday, April 17 at 7 p.m. at Roxy Theater in Philadelphia.

Walk-a-Mile in Her Shoes – Remediation to men’s sexualized violence against women
Chester Matters Blog
April 10, 2019
Male Widener students will walk on campus in red high-heeled shoes on Friday, April 12 as part of the Walk-a-Mile in Her Shoes campaign to raise awareness about the seriousness of rape, sexual assault and gender violence.

Widener University recognizes high school student for leadership, civic contributions
Smyrna-Clayton Sun Times
April 10, 2019
Widener and NBC10 recognized Mia Davis of Smyrna High School as one of the High School Leadership Award Recipients. The Middletown Transcript also covered the High School Leadership Awards and recognized local Caravel Academy student Samantha Cooper.

Press Release:

Widener to host free public screenings of documentary about drug use among LGBT communities of color

Athletic Updates:

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Courage Day, all day; Main campus
  • Widener Football presents “Get In The Game” Bone Marrow Registry, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.; University Center Atrium
  • Beideman Visiting Scholar Lecture; 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.; Alumni Auditorium
  • Decision Time – Widener Call In / Walk In hours available; 3 – 5 p.m.; Muller Hall

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus today:

  • Christian Legal Society/Bible Study; 12 – 1 p.m.; Conference Room 5
  • Trial Ad Honor Society/Internal Competition; 4 – 10 p.m.; A180
  • CANCELED/Meditation Series; 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.; Sidebar Cafe
  • Puppies in the Pit; 5:15 – 6 p.m.; The Pit

Events on Delaware Law Campus today:

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution/Food & Drug Law Association – Fundraiser for Faithful Friends; all day; Main Street
  • Diversity Week Table Days; all day; Main Street
  • Faculty Meeting; 12 – 2 p.m.; Polishook 104
  • The Delaware ERA & Modern Sex Inequality Panel; 4:30 – 6 p.m.; Vale Courtroom
  • Independence Advisors, LLC Retirement Planning Meeting; 6 – 9:30 p.m.; L237

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

In the News:

Del-AWARE
WDEL (no link available)
Delaware Law Professor Alan E. Garfield spoke on air about an upcoming Supreme Court case that examines whether a provision in the federal Trademark Act which forbids registering scandalous or immoral marks violates the First Amendment.

Higher education
Delaware State News
April 9, 2019
Heather Clarke was initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi at Widener. The article also recognizes Mia Davis of Smyrna High School as a winner of the Widener University High School Leadership Awards.

Alumni News:

People in the News—April 8, 2019—Rawle & Henderson
The Legal Intelligencer
April 8, 2019
Delaware Law graduate Anisha S. Abraham joined the Philadelphia office of Rawle & Henderson as of counsel to the firm.

Homepage Feature Story:

Athletic Milestones: Top of Their Game

Athletics Updates:

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Decision Time – Widener Call In / Walk In hours available; 3 – 5 p.m.; Muller Hall
  • Visiting Writer: Rachel Hall; 4 – 5 p.m.; Kapelski LC1
  • Spring Themed Dinner Series; 5 – 7:30 p.m.; Marriott Dining Room Academic Center North
  • PRSSA: Coms Alumni Panel; 6- 7 p.m.; Freedom Hall
  • Women’s Lacrosse vs. Albright; 7 p.m.; Home

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus today:

  • DCBA CLE; 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; A180
  • Committee Meeting; 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.; Flex Room
  • Test Anxiety Workshop/True North Welllness; 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.; L206
  • Trial Ad Honor Society/Internal Competition; 4 – 10 p.m.; A180
  • Admissions/Student Ambassadors; 4 – 5:15 p.m.; Side Bar Cafe
  • Faculty Scholarship Workshop; 4 – 5 p.m.; L206
  • Admission (St. Francis University); 4:30 – 6 p.m.; The Gallery
  • MidPenn Pardon Project; 5:30 – 9 p.m.; L201
  • Hip Hop Dance Class; 6 – 7 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
  • Diversity Week Table Days; all day; Atrium, Main Street
  • Women’s Law Caucus presents “RBG Documentary”; 4:30 – 6 p.m.; Polishook 104