Monday, October 27, 2014

Coming up:

  • Today: The Pennsylvania Cable Network will broadcast the Dean’s Diversity Forum, which was recently held on the Harrisburg Campus, at 10 a.m.

In the News:

  • A growing force in Pa.: Independent voters – The Philadelphia Inquirer (10/27 – Wes Leckrone, associate professor of political science, provided expert commentary) 
  • Shareholders, Disarmed by a Delaware Court – The New York Times (10/26 – Lawrence Hamermesh, professor of law, provided expert commentary) 
  • Symposium on Jonas Salk focuses on his work in sustainability – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (10/26 – Law Professor John Dernbach will speak at the symposium)
  • Pa. Supreme Court in ‘sad state’ as scandals tarnish reputation – The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (10/26 – Wes Leckrone, associate professor of political science, provided expert commentary) 
  • Jayne Thompson’s “Letters to My Younger Self: An Anthology of Writings by Incarcerated Men at S.C.I. Graterford” – WHYY Radio Times (10/24 – Interview with Jayne Thompson, senior lecturer of English and creative writing, about her recent book)
  • Camelot Chester Partners with Widener University, Diakon Services to Increase Literacy among At-Risk Youth – Ms. Bee: The Good News Blog (10/23) 

Events on Main Campus today:

  •  Guest Lecture with Scott Alcott, CIO of Comcast; 11 a.m.; Freedom Hall Theater
  • President’s Lecture with Dr. Scott Van Bramer; 12 p.m.; Lathem Hall
  • Stargazing; 7–8 p.m.; Widener Observatory

Athletic Update: