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

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

In the News:

Holmdel High’s College Acceptance List For 2019
Holmdel-Hazlet Patch
June 4, 2019
Widener admitted three students from Holmdel High School.

41 Students Athletes sign National Letters of Intent
The Knight Crier
June 4, 2019
North Penn High School senior Jason Beideman signed a letter of intent to play baseball at Widener.

Class of 2019 earns nearly $5.5M in scholarships
DailyAdvance.com
June 5, 2019
John A. Holmes High School senior Isaiah Bembury was awarded the Presidential Scholarship and the Alumni Award from Widener.

Pennsylvania must replace natural gas with non-fossil energy asap | Opinion
PennLive
June 8, 2019
Donald Brown, scholar in residence and professor of sustainability ethics and law at Commonwealth Law, writes this opinion piece in support of adopting policies that will replace all fossil fuel technologies with technologies that don’t emit greenhouse gases.

Arcadia University is looking for esports coaches
Montco Today
June 10, 2019
Arcadia is looking to become the second school in the region, after Widener, with a varsity esports team.

PBA Presents Member Awards
Town Lively
June 10, 2019
Sara A. Austin was awarded the Pennsylvania Bar Association (PBA) Special Achievement Award for her efforts on behalf of the PBA Solo and Small Firm Section to collaborate with Widener Commonwealth Law School to develop a course titled “Starting Your Own Firm (Small Firm Practice Management),” which introduces students to the PBA and the benefits of section membership.

Tune in Today:

WDEL News Radio @ 11:30 a.m.
Delaware Law Professor Alan Garfield will be a guest on WDEL’s DEL-Aware this morning discussing changes Justice Kavanaugh brings to the Supreme Court and issues of gun rights and abortion.

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus today:

  • Nursing Summer Class; 4 – 8 p.m.; A172
  • TAP/Contracts & Torts; 6 – 9 p.m.; L203

Monday, June 10, 2019

In the News:

How to Get Into Grad School Despite a Low GPA
U.S. News and World Report
May 20, 2019
Kim C. O’Halloran, associate provost for graduate studies, is quoted sharing tips on how students can best build an application for graduate school.

Fish Out of Water
Swim Swam
June 6, 2019
Delaware Law Professor John Culhane, co-director of the Family Health Law & Policy Institute, hosts the official Swim Swam podcast and speaks with guest Cody Miller, the Olympic medalist who won a gold medal as part of the American 400 medley relay and a bronze in the 100 breaststroke at the 2016 Olympic Games.

Legal experts say Trump’s latest freewheeling interview could undermine his transgender military ban case
Newsweek
June 7, 2019
Article quotes John Culhane, professor of law and co-director of the Family Health Law & Policy Institute at Delaware Law School.

Alumni News:

WDDE Radio
June 7, 2019
Delaware Governor Carney announced the nomination of Widener Law graduate Michael W. Arrington as family court judge.

Athletics Updates:

@WUWVB to Host High School Prep Clinic on July 31

Thursday, June 6, 2019

In the News:

How to Use Feedback to Become a Better Writer
Appellate Advocacy Blog
June 4, 2019
Amanda Sholtis, professor of legal methods and director of the Academic Success Program at Commonwealth Law, wrote a blog post about improving writing skills as a lawyer.

10 Best Nursing Schools in Philadelphia
TopRNtoBSN.com
June 2019
Widener is ranked ninth on the list of Philadelphia’s 10 best nursing programs.

Sisterhood Marks Bat Mitzvah
Voices
June 5, 2019
Rabbi Marla J. Feldman, executive director of Women of Reform Judaism, previously taught as an adjunct faculty member at Widener University School of Law in Wilmington, Delaware.

Alumni News:

Longtime Biden associate DeMatteis nominated for post of state correction commissioner
Delaware Business Now
June 4, 2019
Former Widener trustee and Delaware Law alumna Claire DeMatteis has been nominated to be commissioner of the Delaware Department of Correction. Similar coverage also appeared in the Delaware State News.

Athletics Update:

D’Alessandro of @WidenerBaseball Named Google Cloud CoSIDA First Team Academic All-American

Events on Main Campus Today:

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

Events on Commonwealth Law Today:

  • Auditor General/Bureau of Municipal Pensions; 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.; A170
  • Accepted Applicant Picnic; 5 – 8:30 p.m.; SideBar Cafe

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

In the News:

Hogan leaves Hubert’s a champion
Northeast Times
June 4, 2019
St. Hubert High School Erin Hogan will attend Widener in the fall.

Alumni News:

Former Joe Biden aide nominated to head Delaware prisons
Delaware News Journal
June 4, 2019
Former Widener trustee and Delaware Law alumna Claire DeMatteis has been nominated to be the next commissioner of the Delaware Department of Correction.

Greenberg Traurig Boosts Its Reach in the Philadelphia Real Estate Market, Doubling Local Team
Penn Record
June 4, 2019
Article references Delaware Law graduates Michael A. Suleta and Laura Bottaro.

Homepage Feature Story:

Bridging Fields: Collaboration Across Campus

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus today:

  • Reception in Gallery; 4 – 6 p.m.; Gallery
  • TAP./Legal Methods; 6 – 9 p.m.; L203

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Alumni News:

Phil Martelli joins Juwan Howard’s Michigan staff as assistant coach
Michigan Live
June 3, 2019
Widener graduate and former St. Joseph’s head basketball coach Phil Martelli has accepted an offer to become an assistant coach on the Michigan basketball team.

Athletics Update:

Racioppi of @WidenerWLAX Competes in IWLCA Senior All-Star Game

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Stars & S’mores; 8 – 9:30 p.m.; Meeting outside of Kirkbride Hall

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus today:

  • Nursing Summer Class; 4 – 8 p.m.; A170
  • Grandview Asset Managment/Outside Event; 4:30 – 9 p.m.; A180
  • TAP/Contracts & Torts; 6 – 9 p.m.; L203

Monday, June 3, 2019

In the News: 

From two knee surgeries to two personal records and two gold medals at groups
NJ.com
June 1, 2019
Paulsboro High School senior and track and field gold medal winner Amaya Reed-Clark will attend Widener.

Berks’ Best 2019 Communications winner: Sydney Halliwell
Reading Eagle
June 1, 2019
Sydney Halliwell was one of the High School Leadership Award recipients presented in partnership between Widener and NBC10.

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus today:

  • HANNA Foundation; 7:30 – 9:30 a.m. A180
  • Mock Voir Dire/Shollenberger & Januzzi; 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.; A170

Friday, May 31, 2019

In the news:

Two 2020 contenders argue school meals should be free for all students
Politico
May 30, 2019
Presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden discusses his adjunct teaching work at Delaware Law School.

PA Bar Association presents annual awards
Montco Today
May 30, 2019
Attorney Jennifer Ellis was recognized for her work with Widener University Commonwealth Law School to develop a course for lawyers starting their own firms.

Athletics update:

 

Thursday, May 30, 2019

In the  News:

WDEL (no link available)
May 30, 2019
Delaware Law Professor John G. Culhane was a guest on DEL-Aware on WDEL news radio, talking about abortion-related laws and the Mueller investigation.

Alumni News:

Musella Sworn in as Bergen County Prosecutor
Pascack Press
May 24, 2019
Delaware Law graduate Mark Musella has been sworn in as Bergen County Prosecutor.

Main Line Reform Temple’s Melissa S. ‘Missy’ Johnson Looks Forward to Jewish Federation Role
Jewish Exponent
May 28, 2019
Clinical Psychology alumna Melissa Johnson will start her new job as the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia’s chief planning and strategy officer.