Monday, October 19, 2015

In the News:

  • Local university provides low cost medical care to patients in need – KYW-AM (10/19 – A feature on the Widener Community Nursing Clinic)
  • People in the news – The Philadelphia Inquirer (10/19 – Announcement that Gretchen Mielke is the new assistant dean for the Office of Civic Engagement)
  • Suspension nearing, PA AG Kathleen Kane won’t say how office will respond – The Morning Call (10/19 – Robert Davis Jr., an adjunct professor at Widener University Commonwealth Law School, provided expert commentary; This AP article also appeared in various other outlets, including the Indiana Gazette, The Patriot-News and the New Jersey Herald)
  • Why paid family leave has become a major campaign issue – NPR (10/17 – Dr. Linda Houser, associate professor of social work, was quoted; This story was picked up by numerous NPR affiliates throughout the country)
  • Delaware Achievers – The News Journal (10/16 – LeaNora Ruffin, assistant dean of career development at Widener University Delaware Law School, was elected president of the Delaware American Council on Education Women’s Network)
  • Emeritus Professor of Law Tom Reed appeared on WDEL-AM on 10/16 discussing Attorney General Matt Denn’s proposals for changes to the mandatory minimum sentencing laws in Delaware.
  • Jobless graduates who sued law schools find little success in court – The Wall Street Journal (10/15- mention of the suit filed against Widener School of Law)

Events today: Widener Celebrates Food Week

  • WILD Space Hangout Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony; 11:45 a.m.; Wolfgram Memorial Library
  • WILD Space Classroom Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony and Open House; 12:15 p.m.; Kapelski 324a
  • Career Services Mentoring Career Panel; 4 p.m. ; University Center, A
  • Tools from the Career Development Office on creating a resume and cover letter; 5:30 p.m.; Delaware Law, Main Law Building, Main Street
  • Food Week Event: Chocolat Screening; 7 p.m.; Wolfgram Memorial Library, Drost Room
  • Stargazing; 7–8 p.m.; Widener Observatory

Athletic Update: