Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Coming Up:

  • Today: Law Professor Mary Brigid McManamon will be on the Dom Giordano Show on 1210 WPHT-AM at 10 a.m.

In the News:

  • Rod Smolla, dean of Delaware Law, was a guest on WDEL-AM during the morning broadcast on 1/19 discussing his career and Delaware Law School.
  • Youth learn lessons of Dr. Martin Luther King’s example – Delaware County Daily Times (1/19 – Story on the Day of Service, which included volunteers from Widener University. The Boundaries and Bridges collaboration was also mentioned. Sharon Meagher, dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, and Lisa Cocchiarale of FreshBaked Theatre, were quoted. The Day of Service was also mentioned in The Philadelphia Inquirer on 1/17) 
  • Law Professor Mary Brigid McManamon appeared on a number of news broadcasts over the weekend regarding her natural born citizen legal research including: CNN Newsroom Weekend with Poppy Harlow on 1/17; Canadian Broadcast Corporation’s “As It Happens” on 1/15;  FoxNews Radio with Alan Combson on 1/18; and Erin Burnett Outfront on CNN with Alan Dershowitz on 1/15. McManamon was also mentioned in a Vox.com story on 1/17.
  • EUP president offers parting thoughts – Erie-Times News (1/17 – Dr. Julie Wollman begins her term as president of Widener University on 1/19) 
  • Chester receives $211,000 grant to promote the arts – The Philadelphia Tribune (1/16 – Mention of the grant Widener University received for the Boundaries and Bridges initiative from the Barra Foundation Catalyst Fund)
  • The Winter 2016 issue of The Philadelphia Lawyer magazine featured a profile of Law Dean Rod Smolla.
  • Delaware professor says Cruz can’t be president – The News Journal (1/15 – Law Professor Mary Brigid McManamon was quoted) 
  • Is Cruz A ‘Natural Born Citizen’? The Real Question Is: Who Decides? – Forbes (1/15 – Mention of an op-ed by Mary Brigid McManamon, professor of law. Similar stories appeared on The Huffington Post and The Washington Post Online)
  • Atlantic City takeover proposal creates uncertainty in event of bankruptcy – debtwire.com (1/14 – Juliet Moringiello, professor of law at Widener Law Commonwealth, provided expert commentary)
  • Day of Service – Delaware County Daily Times (No link available; see page 7 of the 1/15 edition for a mention of the events that Widener University is participating in for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service) 

Events on Main Campus: Classes resume

Athletic Update: