Monday, April 1, 2019

In the News:

Getting rid of the ‘gotcha’: College students try to tame political dialogue
The Hechinger Report
March 31, 2019
President Julie Wollman is quoted in this article and references the Common Ground initiative on campus and its impact on creating a space for students to have reasoned conversation, listen to their peers and find middle ground. This article also appeared in the Washington Post.

EQB To Consider Accepting Petition To Create Cap-And-Trade Program To Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions On April 16
PA Environment Digest Blog
March 29, 2019
The Environmental Quality Board is scheduled to consider whether or not to accept for study a rule making petition, supported by Widener Commonwealth Law’s Environmental Law and Sustainability Center, to create a Cap-And-Trade Program for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in Pennsylvania at its April 16 meeting.

NJ Residents Initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi
Gloucester City News
March 29, 2019
Angela DiGaetano, Robert Erianne, and Gabrielle Hance were recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi at Widener.

J&J’s 3-Deal Day Signals A Shift In Legal War Over Talc
March 29, 2019
Jean Eggen, distinguished professor emerita of law at Delaware Law, comments on the latest development and compares Johnson & Johnson’s legal strategy to the approach used by big tobacco.

Your View: Why social workers matter in our society
The Morning Call
March 30, 2019
To celebrate March as Social Work Month, Michelle Brandt, associate director of field education in the Center for Social Work Education, authored this op-ed to raise public awareness of the invaluable contributions that social workers provide daily to diverse populations and industries.

School Notes for March 31
The Philadelphia Tribune
March 30, 2019
Universal Audenried Charter High School junior Schneider Bouillon was one of the recipients of the High School Leadership Award from Widener.

Pennsylvania DMVA Honors Vietnam Veterans and Their Families
Penn Watch
March 31, 2019
Maj. Gen. Tony Carrelli, Pennsylvania’s adjutant general and head of the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, attended an event at Widener Commonwealth Law in honor of National Vietnam Veterans Day.

Athletics Updates:

Events on Main Campus today:

  • President’s Lecture: Twenty Years of Experimentation – Fish Physiology with Widener Biology Students; 12 – 1 p.m.; Kapelski LC 1
  • Softball vs. Immaculata (DH); 4 p.m.; Home
  • Softball vs. Immaculata (DH); 6 p.m.; Home

Events on Delaware Law Campus today:

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution/Food & Drug Law Association – Fundraiser for Faithful Friends; all day; Main Street

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus today:

  • Provost Search; 2:45 – 3:45 p.m.; Flex Room
  • Christian Legal Society/Bible Study; 7:30 – 8:30 p.m.; Conference Room 5