Tuesday, April 24, 2018

In the News:

  • Why It’s Important to Protect Space for ‘the Thought We Hate’ – The Chronicle of Higher Education (4/23 – This Chronicle produced segment from SXSWedu features President Julie Wollman and Jeffrey Rosen, president of the National Constitution Center, discussing how education can help people understand First Amendment rights in an age of incivility)
  • Today in History: April 24 – Delaware County Daily Times (4/24 – On this day in 1943, a junior PMC student was sent to the hospital with meningitis and all PMC students, faculty and employees were in a two week quarantine)
  • Chester’s cultural corridor a big step in right direction – Delaware County Daily Times (4/24 – This guest column about Chester’s developing culture and arts sector featured online and in today’s paper refers to Widener as an anchor institution in Chester)

Alumni News:

  • National Lifeline Association Welcomes New Legal Counsel – Bezinga (4/20 – Delaware Law graduate Maheen Cook is the new legal counsel for The National Lifeline Association)
  • Wittmann-Price honored as Francis Marion distinguished professor – SC Now (4/20 – Dr. Ruth Wittmann-Price, a Widener graduate and Dean of the Francis Marion University School of Health Sciences, was named FMU’s J. Lorin Mason Distinguished Professor)
  • Republican Bernards Twp. Committee Candidates to Kick Off Campaigns on April 28 – Tap Into Basking Ridge (4/22 – Township Committee candidate John Surano is a Widener alumnus)
  • Delco Athletes Hall of Fame: Piela always sent a signal when he scored – Delaware County Daily Times (4/24 – This story online and in today’s paper recognizes members of the 2018 Class of Inductees for the Delaware County Athletes Hall of Fame, including former Widener athletes Joe Piela and Dave Kasarsky)

Athletics Update:

Events on Main Campus today:

  • The Widener Ink Drop Party; 4 – 5 p.m.; University Center, Room G
  • Men’s Lacrosse vs. Albright; 7 p.m.; Home

Events on Delaware Law Campus today:

  • Phi Alpha Delta March of Dimes Collection; 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Main Street

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus today:

  • L&G Graduation Luncheon; 12 – 1:30 p.m.; Millworks, 340 Verbeke Street, Harrisburg
  • WJLER Interest Meeting; 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.; L203; and 5 – 6 p.m.; L205
  • Dean’s Pizza in the Pit; 5 – 6 p.m.; The Pit