April 23, 2019

In the News:

A Burst Pipe Brings a Flood of Insights for a University President
The Chronicle of Higher Education
April 23, 2019
In this opinion piece, President Julie E. Wollman writes about how a temporary office relocation due to the Old Main flood has turned into a great learning experience.

Climate ethicist says climate change will challenge civilization as we know it
Lancaster Online
April 5, 2019
Donald Brown, scholar in residence at Widener Commonwealth Law, will present “6 Essential Climate Facts We All Need Now” at Community Mennonite Church on Saturday at 7 p.m.

Chester’s Light Up the Night – Light Up the Bridge
Chester Matters Blog
April 19, 2019
Chester Made, MJ Freed Theater, Pennsylvania Humanities Council and Widener hosted Light Up The Night, a public tactical urbanism event on the Walnut Street bridge designed for the Widener and Chester community to enjoy paintings, photography, song and poetry.

Brent Staples talks about his path from Chester to a Pulitzer Prize
The Philadelphia Inquirer
April 22, 2019
Brent Staples, the Widener alumnus and New York Times editorial writer who won a 2019 Pulitzer Prize last week, reflects on his life and career including meeting Widener Professor Eugene Sparrow and enrolling at the university.

Community’s Foundation recognizes students with scholarships and awards
Delaware County Daily Times
April 23, 2019
The Community’s Foundation will award more than $100,000 in college scholarships to 15 local high school seniors from the Class of 2019, including three students who plan to attend Widener: Annalee Doyle, Morgan Ferriola and Ryan Schreiber.

Alumni News:

Cancer survivor and sexuality educator Ericka Hart to speak at Hampshire College commencement
Mass Live
April 22, 2019
Widener graduate Ericka Hart, breast cancer survivor and sexuality educator, will serve as the keynote speaker for commencement at Hampshire College.

People on the Move
Medical Dealer
April 22, 2019
Cross Country Healthcare, Inc. of Boca Raton, Florida has named Widener Law graduate Stephen A. Saville its EVP of operations.

Athletics Update:

Lynch of @WidenerWLax Earns Fourth #MAClax Offensive Player of the Week Honor

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Graduate Student Research Symposium; 4 – 6:30 p.m.; University Center
  • Softball vs. Neumann (DH); 4 p.m.; Home
  • Virtual Information Session: Accelerated Nursing Harrisburg Program; 5 – 6 p.m.; Online – RSVP here
  • Softball vs. Neumann (DH); 6 p.m.; Home

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus today:

  • Oral Arguments with Randi Teplitz; 9 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.; A170
  • Veterans Association BBQ; 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.; The Pit
  • L&G Grad Lunch; 12 – 1:30 p.m.; TBD
  • ELSC Speaker Series with Keith Welks; 4 – 5 p.m.; A180
  • Oral Arguments with DeMartino & Rob Teplitz; 6 – 8 p.m.; A170

Events on Delaware Law Campus today:

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution/Food & Drug Law Association – Fundraiser for Faithful Friends; all day; Main Street
  • Military Law Society – community service stuffed animal drive; all day; Main Street
  • American Constitution Society presents Delaware Attorney General
  • Kathleen Jennings; 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.; Main Law Bldg., Room 126
  • Intellectual Property Society presents alumnus Martin Belesario; 6:30 – 8 p.m.; Grub Burger Bar, 4737 Concord Pike Wilmington, DE