Wednesday, March 27, 2019

In the News:

Cozza participates in Widener University Alternative Spring Break program
Hockessin Community News
March 25, 2019
Stefan Cozza, a freshman studying psychology, traveled to the Habitat for Humanity site in Sumter, South Carolina, to participate in Widener’s Alternative Spring Break program. The Bucks County Courier Times also featured a spring break story.

NBC10
March 26, 2019
Ahead of tomorrow’s High School Leadership Awards, NBC10 spoke with Katharyn Mackiewicz, one of this year’s winners, and current Widener apogee scholar Robert Erianne, about the scholarship.

Mueller report summary; holding gun makers accountable
WHYY
March 26, 2019
Delaware Law Professor John Culhane was featured in this radio segment and corresponding web story discussing the Connecticut Supreme Court’s ruling to allow Sandy Hook massacre victims’ families to sue gun manufactures.

Delco medical trailblazer Anna Broomall honored with historical marker
WHYY
March 26, 2019
Coverage of Widener’s historical marker event dedicated to Dr. Anna Broomall, a trailblazing surgeon and obstetrician. The article quotes President Julie E. Wollman, Kathleen Hornberger, associate professor of biology and nursing undergraduate Shelby Barnes. Additional event coverage can be found in the Delaware County Daily TimesCBS3 and 6ABC.

Widener University’s Athletic Department Adds Esports As Varsity Team
CBS3
March 26, 2019
Widener’s Esports team will begin competing in fall 2019 as the university’s 24th varsity sport as well as its first co-ed team.

Polarizing prayers in Pa. government: When do religious words cross the line?
PennLive
March 27, 2019
Alan Garfield, a Delaware Law professor and constitutional law expert, is quoted in this article saying that a legislator’s opening prayer before session infringed upon the Establishment Clause that is designed to separate church and state.

Alumni News:

People in the News—March 25, 2019—Fitzpatrick Lentz
The Legal Intelligencer
March 25, 2019
Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba announced that Commonwealth Law graduate Stephanie A. Koenig joined the firm as an attorney.

Athletics Update:

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Spring Themed Dinner Series; 5 – 7:30 p.m.; Marriott Dining Room, Academic North Building

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus today:

  • MidPenn Pardon Project; 5:30 – 9 p.m.; L201
  • Mt Ct Executive Board Interviews; 6 – 11 p.m.; Flex Room

Events on Delaware Law Campus today:

BLSA T-shirt table day; all day; Main Street atrium