Thursday, March 19, 2015

Coming up:

  • Cruz convenes Senate hearing on “amnesty” and pending Texas case; files brief with Cornyn and Smith – The Dallas Morning News (Jill E. Family, professor of law and director of the Law & Government Institute on the Harrisburg Campus, will testify before a Senate Judiciary subcommittee in Washington on President Obama’s recent immigration action and a federal judge’s decision to block it. It will be available live on the Committee on Judiciary at 3:30 p.m. today)

In the News:

  • Employers lose productivity with NCAA March Madness pools – Delaware County Daily Times (3/19 – See the March Madness section for expert commentary by Joseph Fuhr, professor of economics) 
  • On Campus – News Transcript (3/19 – Mention of student’s named to the dean’s list at the School of Law)
  • Bruce Silverstein avoids sanctions in emeralds case – The News Journal (3/18 – Thomas Reed, professor emeritus of law, was quoted*)
  • Missed Live from the Newsroom at Widener with the ROTC? Here is the replay – (3/18 – Replay of ‘Live from the Newsroom,’ which is produced by communication studies students in the Freedom Hall television studio, featured Lt. Col. Matthew Ignatovig, battalion commander of the Dauntless Battalion of the Widener Army ROTC, along with several cadets)
  • Distinguished Professor of Law John Culhane was interviewed during the afternoon broadcast of the Gil Gross Show on KKSH-AM on 3/18 about the recent youth football suit, see the video for hour four. Culhane was also interviewed on WDEL-AM on the same topic.

News Releases:

Events on or near Main Campus today:

  • SBDC Seminar: Intro to Government Marketing; 9 a.m.; Widener SBDC
  • Honors Week Student Presentations; 12:30 p.m.; University Center, Webb Room
  • Faculty Recital; 4 p.m.; Kapelski Recital Hall
  • Science Awards Ceremony; 5:30 p.m.; Lathem Hall
  • State Street Reading Series; 7 p.m.; Media Arts Center Gallery
  • Faculty Jazz Concert; 8 p.m.; Kapelski Recital Hall

Events on the Harrisburg Campus today:

  • Career Development Office program “Life as a Lobbyist;” 5 p.m.; Administration Building, Room A170

Athletic Update: