Thursday, April 5, 2018

In the News:

  • PLW People in the News—April 3, 2018— Pennsylvania Bar Association – The Legal Intelligencer (4/3 – The PA Bar Association children’s rights committee named Delaware County Court of Common Pleas Judge and former associate dean of students and a professor at Widener Nathaniel C. Nichols as its Child Advocate of the Year)
  • As Trump orders judges to hurry up, look inside immigration court’s ‘alternate legal universe’ – The Seattle Times (4/4 – Article quotes Widener Law Commonwealth Professor Jill Family, an expert in immigration law)
  • Authorities investigating shooting threat at Widener University – Philadelphia Inquirer (4/4 – Local outlets including the Delco Times, NBC 10 and Fox 29 covered yesterday’s discovery and investigation into threatening language written on a bathroom stall in the Kapelski Learning Center. Chester police and the FBI were notified and after an investigation authorities say they do not consider this a credible threat.) 
  • Student, president change places at Widener University – Delaware County Daily Times (4/5 – The annual President for a Day, featured in today’s paper and online, highlights the experience for junior DeShawn Ivey and President Julie Wollman)
  • Lancaster County college news: April 5, 2018 – Lancaster County Online (4/5 – A Nottingham high school student is mentioned as being one of 175 students recognized with a Widener University High School Leadership Award)

Athletics Update:

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • College of Arts & Sciences Flipped Career Fair; 2- 4 p.m.; Lathem Hall
  • Softball vs. Gwynedd Mercy (DH); 5 p.m.; Home
  • Softball vs. Gwynedd Mercy (DH); 7 p.m.; Home

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus Today:

  • Themis Bar Table Day; all day, The Pit
  • Moot Court Oral Argument Practice; 11 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.; A170
  • Widener Commonwealth Law Review Interest Meeting; 12 – 12:45 p.m.; L205
  • SBA Interest Meeting for Elections; 4 – 5 p.m.; L205