Friday, March 29, 2019

In the News:

Widener tourism and hospitality students from New Jersey visit Italy over spring break
Gloucester City News
March 26, 2019
This article highlights the following Widener students who traveled to Italy during spring break for an international study excursion led by the Center for Experience Management in Tourism and Hospitality: Angela DiGaetano, Madison Moroski, Michael Panichelle, Marisa Peragine, and Luca Sambucci.

J&J’s Sudden Talc-Cancer Settlements Aren’t Its Usual Style
Bloomberg
March 27, 2019
Additional coverage of Johnson & Johnson’s settlement involving three claims that its talc-based products caused asbestos-linked cancers. Jean Eggen, a distinguished emerita professor at Delaware Law School, commented on this unusual step. This article is also featured in Yahoo! Finance and Live Mint.

Area students initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi
Hockessin Community News
March 27, 2019
Carlene Clark VII, Joseph Farris III and Beth Holden were recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi at Widener.

CBS21
March 29, 2019
Widener Commonwealth Law held an event to honor and recognize local military veterans for Vietnam War Veterans Day.

NBC10
March 29, 2019
Coverage of yesterday’s High School Leadership Awards event at the National Constitution Center. Widener partners with NBC10 for the annual event to recognize high school students who are giving back and making a difference in their communities. The following local news outlets highlighted some of this year’s recipients: Limerick-Royersford-Spring City, Cape May County Herald, and Vineland Daily Journal.

Press Release:

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Women’s Outdoor Track & Field vs. Danny Curran Invitational – Day One; 3 p.m.; Home
  • Baseball vs. Stevenson; 3:30 p.m.; Home
  • Lone Brick Theatre presents “Hedda Gabler”; 7 – 9 p.m.; Alumni Auditorium

Events on Main Campus this Weekend:

  • Women’s Outdoor Track & Field vs. Danny Curran Invitational – Day Two; Saturday @ 10 a.m.; Home
  • Men’s Volleyball vs. Stevenson; Saturday @ 12 p.m.; Home
  • Softball vs. Stevenson (DH); 1 p.m.; Home
  • Women’s Lacrosse vs. Lycoming; 1 p.m.; Home
  • Softball vs. Stevenson (DH); 3 p.m.; Home
  • Men’s Volleyball vs. York (N.Y.); 4 p.m.; Home
  • Lone Brick Theatre presents “Hedda Gabler”; Saturday @ 4 – 6 p.m.; Alumni Auditorium
  • Lone Brick Theatre presents “Hedda Gabler”; Sunday @ 2 – 4 p.m.; Alumni Auditorium
  • Lone Brick Theatre presents “Hedda Gabler”; Sunday @ 7 – 9 p.m.; Alumni Auditorium

Events on Delaware Law Campus today:

  • The Cannabis Industry in the Tri-State Area – Widener Law Review Symposium; all day; Vale Courtroom

Events on Delaware Law Campus on Saturday:

  • Barristers’ Ball; 7 p.m. – 12 a.m.; The Waterfall, Claymont, DE

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus today:

  • National Vietnam War Veterans Day/Rep. Helms; 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.; A180
  • Torts Reviews/Professor Lee; 1 – 1:50 p.m.; L203

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus on Saturday:

  • PAD/Spring Induction Ceremony; 2 – 6 p.m.; The Gallery