Thursday, October 24, 2013

In the News:

  • The Heron’s Nest: ‘Live From the Newsroom’ talks government shutdown at Widener – Delaware County Daily Times (10/24 – ‘Live From the Newsroom’ was filmed in the Freedom Hall TV Studio on 10/23. Wes Leckrone, associate professor of political science, and students from his Public Administration class participated in the discussion. Video to be posted soon) 
  • Widener to Celebrate National Food Day – Delaware County Daily Times (No link available; see page 35 of the 10/23 edition for information on National Food Day events being held at Widener) 
  • Judge sets oral arguments in Inquirer lawsuit – Bloomberg Businessweek (10/23 – Reposting of the Philadelphia Inquirer story that quotes Law Professor Lawrence Hamermesh
  • Woman Overcomes Blood Cancer Obstacle – WTXF-TV and Fox Philadelphia (10/22 – Lauren Shermer is an assistant professor of criminal justice at Widener) 
  • Delaware Supreme Court stands by ‘unprecedented’ ruling – News Journal (10/22 – Widener Law professor Judith Ritter provided expert commentary) 

Events on Main Campus today: Food Day Celebration

  • Food Day Community Fair; 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.; University Center, Atrium
  • Soccer for Success Demonstration; 11 a.m.; University Center, Atrium
  • Food Day Lecture and Discussion; 7 p.m.; Freedom Hall, Room 122 (Theater) 

Events on the Harrisburg Campus today:

  • Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Pro Bono Service Provider Award Event honoring Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice J. Michael Eakin; 4–6 p.m.; Administration Building, Reception Room

Athletic Update:

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