Tuesday, April 2, 2019

In the News:

Widener University hosts free public screening of Marian Anderson documentary
Chester Matters Blog
April 1, 2019
Widener will present a free public screening of the documentary, “Once in a Hundred Years, The Life and Legacy of Marian Anderson” on Tuesday, April 9 at 6:15 p.m. in Lathem Hall.

Robbins Named Award Winner
Town Lively
April 1, 2019
Katrina Robbins was one of the 163 students honored at the 2019 Widener High School Leadership Awards event last week.

Environmental lawyers fight fire with fire, adopt ALEC’s methods to tackle climate change
Think Progress
April 1, 2019
John Dernbach, director of the Environmental Law and Sustainability Center at Widener Commonwealth Law, co-published a 1,100-page compendium of policy ideas to inspire the development of new laws from lawyers across the United States that can then be distributed to local, state, and federal lawmakers.

Marking a national moment in Media’s history
Delaware News Network Town Talk
April 1, 2019
This article references the Black Student Union at the Pennsylvania Military College.

Danielle Sell of Temple
Monadnock Ledger Transcript
April 2, 2019
Danielle Sell, a senior studying biomedical engineering at Widener, traveled to Costa Rica for a spring break cultural immersion experience. The trip focused on sustainability and community development through service work and multiple excursions.

Growing up through the Cracks: Pa.’s fix for distressed communities hasn’t worked for Duquesne’s families
The Pittsburgh Gazette
April 2, 2019
This article examines the ineffectiveness of Act 47, a state determination to provide support to “financially distressed” municipalities, through the lens of Duquesne, Pennsylvania. Commonwealth Law Professor Juliet Moringiello, an expert on municipal bankruptcy, is quoted.

Athletics Updates:

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Baseball vs. Gwynedd Mercy; 3:45 p.m.; Home
  • Softball vs. Eastern (DH); 5 p.m.; Home
  • Virtual Information Session: Accelerated Nursing Harrisburg Program; 5 – 6 p.m.; RSVP here
  • Sexual Health Lecture with Tracie Q. Gilbert, PhD; 6 – 8 p.m.; University Center, Room C
  • Softball vs. Eastern (DH); 7 p.m.; Home

Events on Delaware Law Campus today:

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution/Food & Drug Law Association – Fundraiser for Faithful Friends; all day; Main Street
  • First Generation Law Students Association – panel discussion; 6 – 8 p.m.; Barristers’ Club

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus today:

  • Viewbook Photo Shoot; all day; Harrisburg Campus
  • Auditor General Meeting; 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.; A170
  • Westlaw Edge Presentation/Faculty; 11:45 a.m. – 1 p.m.; L205
  • Cycle Class; 4 – 5 p.m.; Progress Gym