Friday, March 22, 2019

In the News:

Trump signs executive order on free speech on college campuses
Washington Post
March 21, 2019
This article summarizes President Trump’s executive order signed yesterday to protect freedom of speech on college campuses and features President Julie E. Wollman who touches on the importance of free speech on college campuses and its role in preparing students for active participation as engaged citizens in our democracy. Dr. Wollman is also quoted in a related article in The Chronicle of Higher Education.

The Big Picture with Olivier Knox
SiriusXM (no link available)
March 21, 2019
Delaware Law Professor John Culhane was a guest on this SiriusXM radio show talking about his article in Politico that discusses the monumental implications that a recent ruling in the CT Supreme Court could have not only for the surviving members of the Sandy Hook massacre, but potentially for the entire gun industry.

Four area colleges rank in top online MBA list
Valley News Dispatch
March 21, 2019
Widener is one of four area colleges and universities that made the 2019 list for having top online MBA programs according to BusinessStudent.com, a business education website. This news is also featured in Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.

Alumni News:

‘The Diagnosis’ shares one family’s experience with Down syndrome
Grok Nation
March 21, 2019
In honor of World Down Syndrome Day, Widener alumna Dani Weiss-Bronstein and Chari Pere published a “Cartoonmentary,” a combination of a comic strip and a documentary, about Dani’s experience with having a baby with Down syndrome.

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Transfer Instant Decision Day; 10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.; Muller Hall
  • Honors Week: Student Presentations; 12 – 1 p.m.; Webb Room, UC

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus today:

  • Accepted Applicant Day; 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.; The Gallery, A180 & A170
  • Torts Reviews with Professor Lee; 1 – 1:50 p.m.; L203

Events on Main Campus this Weekend:

    • Accepted Student Day; Saturday @ 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.; Alumni Auditorium
    • Men’s Lacrosse vs. Frostburg State; Saturday @ 10 a.m.; Home
    • Baseball vs. Arcadia; 3 p.m.; Home

Events on Delaware Law Campus this Weekend:

  • Accepted Applicants Day; Saturday @ 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.; Atrium and Ruby R. Vale Courtroom
  • ADR (Alternative Dispute Resolution) Spring Competition – Final Round; Sunday all day; Ruby R. Vale Courtroom

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus this Weekend:

  • Barrister’s Ball; Saturday evening; Crowne Plaza
  • CDO/Interviews; Sunday@ 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.; DCR