Monday, March 24, 2014

Coming up:

  • Today: The Pennsylvania Cable Network will air the Environmental Law Distinguished Speaker Series event featuring alumnus Pennsylvania DEP Secretary E. Christopher Abruzzo, who discussed environmental priorities of the Corbett administration at 11 a.m.

In the News:

  • On the Boards – The Philadelphia Inquirer (3/24 – Lynn A. Nolan, director of retirement-planning services at Penn Mutual Life Insurance Co., was named to the Economics, Finance and Taxation Department advisory board at Widener University)
  • Suspended Delaware Chief Medical Examiner’s side work scrutinized – News Journal (3/23 – Professor Emeritus Tom Reed was quoted*)
  • Making the case for contraception over religion – News Journal (3/23 – Op-ed by Law Professor Alan Garfield*) 
  • Widener Student diagnosed with viral Meningitis – WPVI-TV (ABC) (3/21 – An Associated Press story on an ROTC student at Widener who was diagnosed with viral Meningitis. A number of similar stories appeared on KYW-TV (CBS), Philadelphia Business Journal, WCAU-TV (NBC), and the Delaware County Daily Times, among others) 
  • Lawyer: Checks could have stopped abortion doctors – Associated Press (3/21 – This AP story mentions a panel held at Widener School of Law. Similar stories appeared on Yahoo! News, MSN, and The Washington Post)
  • 11 Surprising Causes Of Erectile Dysfunction – Prevention (Dr. Justin Sitron, assistant professor of human sexuality, provide expert commentary) 
  • Widener University President James T. Harris III Honored for Advancing Higher Education – Ms. B: The Good News (3/21)

News Releases:

Events on the Delaware Campus today:

  • “Substance Abuse, Stress and Mental Health in the Legal Profession;” 1 p.m.; Ruby R. Vale Moot Courtroom

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Softball vs. Eastern University; 4 p.m.;  Home
  • Stargazing; 8 p.m.; Widener Observatory

Athletic Update:

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