Monday, April 6, 2015

In the News: 

  • Widener senior honored for civic work – The Philadelphia Inquirer (4/6 – Viraga Perera, a senior electrical engineering and physics major, has been named the Newman Civic Fellow by Campus Compact)
  • Widener University students sponsoring 5K run – Delaware County Daily Times (4/5) 
  • Museum and gallery events – The Philadelphia Inquirer (4/3 – Mention of the current exhibit at the Widener University Art Gallery, “Giving Voice: Women, Artists, Inspirations”)
  • Widener Law’s new dean is no stranger to that role – Philadelphia Business Journal (4/3 – Interview with Rod Smolla, who will take over as dean of Widener University Delaware Law School*
  • Kids Take Over Widener University For Annual Easter Egg Hunt – CW Philly and KYW-TV (CBS) (4/2)
  • Cocaine retest: One man goes free, another still in prison – The News Journal (4/2 – Law Professor Judith Ritter provided expert commentary*) 
  • Environmental groups lose appeal in crude oil case – The News Journal (4/2 – Kenneth Kristl, director of the Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic, was quoted*) 
  • Helen Mirren says what many women and men know: Sex after 60 is hotter than ever – Salon (4/1 –  Melanie Davis, co-president of the Sexuality and Aging Consortium, provided expert commentary) 

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Lecture: “New Directions in Narrative Theory and the Importance of Interdisciplinary Study”; 4 p.m.; Wolfgram Library, Drost Room
  • Stargazing; 8:30 p.m.; Widener University Observatory

Athletic Update: