Monday, January 8, 2018

In the News:

  • Widener president: Finding common ground and encouraging civil debate – Philadelphia Business Journal (1/5 – In this guest column, President Julie E. Wollman writes about the Common Ground Initiative and its role in shaping our students into future leaders and innovators who can effectively address difficult and divisive issues)
  • Elon moves to address campus suicides – The Times News (1/7 – Professor Sanjay Nath, director of the Doctor of Psychology Program at Widener, is quoted as an expert on the topic of student suicide. Professor Nath is also featured in an accompanying podcast called State of the Media starting at 29:00 minutes.)
  • Celebrating MLK’s legacy: Rev. Moore says message is more important than ever in Delaware – Delaware State News (1/7 – This article mentions an upcoming MLK Jr. Day event at Delaware Law School for the Delaware State Bar Association’s Continuing Legal Education seminar)
  • Wollman aims to turn Widener into a game-changing university – Pivot Today (1/8 – This article features President Julie Wollman and her game-changing leadership recently recognized by the Philadelphia Business Journal “2018 People to Watch” list)

Alumni News:

  • Morris Nichols adds new associate to its law firm – Delaware Law Weekly (1/5 – Delaware Law School graduate Sabrina Hendershot joined Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell)
  • Morris County Young Republicans to host NJGOP Chairman Steinhardt – Parsippany Focus (1/7 – New Chairman of the NJ Republican Committee, Doug Steinhardt, is a Widener School of Law graduate)
  • Riverside attorney sworn in as workers’ compensation judge – Burlington County Times (1/7 – The newest state workers’ compensation judge is Robert Prisco, a Delaware Law School graduate)
  • Mr. and Mrs. James Squadrito – The Times Tribute (1/7 – This wedding announcement includes that the groom, James Squadrito, is a Widener graduate)
  • Manor College President Jonathan Peri successfully defends dissertation, earning second doctoral degree – MONTCO Today (1/8 – Article features Manor College President, Jonathan Peri, a Widener graduate)

Athletics Update: