Thursday, April 17, 2014

In the News:

  • Report: Hollywood film writers still white guy club – FOXNews.com (4/16 – Dwight DeWerth-Pallmeyer, director of communication studies, provided expert commentary)
  • Widener Law prof John Culhane saw Northwestern NLRB ruling coming but sees a long road ahead – The Patriot-News (4/16 – Story featuring expert commentary from Law Professor John Culhane)
  • How to Fix Baseball’s Replay Mess – Slate (4/16 – Column post by Law Professor John Culhane
  • Former Harrisburg receiver part of program on municipal financial distress - Central Pennsylvania Business Journal (4/16 - Story on the municipal distress symposium hosted at the School of Law on the Harrisburg Campus.  A similar story also appeared in The Patriot-News
  • Out & About: A Status Report On Civilization’s Most Challenging Ethical Problem: Climate Change – New York Press (4/15 – Mention of upcoming talk by Donald Brown, scholar in residence for sustainability ethics and law at Widener’s Environmental Law Center)

News Releases:

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Child Development Center Easter Egg Hunt; 11 a.m.; Old Main Lawn
  • Baseball vs. Elizabethtown College; 3:30 p.m.; Home
  • Softball vs. Hood College; 4 p.m. & 5:45 p.m.; Home
  • Marking the Great War at Widener: Reading Group; 4–5 p.m.; Kapelski 139
  • Women’s Lacrosse vs. Stevenson University; 7 p.m.; Home

Events on Main Campus Friday: Spring Holiday 

  •  Widener Invitational for Track & Field; 2 p.m.

Events on Main Campus Saturday: 

  • Widener Invitational for Track & Field; 9 a.m.

Athletic Update:

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

In the News:

  • Unkovic: Bond System Unfair to Issuers – The Bond Buyer (4/15- Story on the municipal distress symposium hosted at the School of Law on the Harrisburg Campus.  A similar story was also posted on Roxbury News)
  • Media Fellowship House offers scholarship – Delaware County Daily Times (4/15 – Mention of the College Access Center at Widener University) 
  • 9 ways pre-retirees crash their retirement – MarketWatch, a Wall Street Journal blog (4/14 – Column post by Kenn Tacchino, professor of taxation and financial planning) 
  • Inside Democrats’ Plan to Oust Pennsylvania’s Governor – National Journal (4/14 - Story on the Democratic governor debate, which was held at the School of Law’s Harrisburg Campus)

Events on the Delaware Campus today:

  • Delaware Supreme Court hears oral arguments; 10 a.m.–12 p.m.;  Ruby R. Vale Moot Courtroom

Events on Main Campus today:

  • SBDC Seminar: First Steps; 6–9 p.m.; Widener SBDC
  • Hospitality Dinner Series: French Kitchen (SOLD OUT): 5:30-7 p.m.; Marriott Dining Room

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

In the News:

  • Harrisburg debt fix team joins national experts at Widener Law distress forum – PennLive.com (4/14 – Mention of the municipal distress symposium hosted at the School of Law on the Harrisburg Campus
  • Law grads face bleak employment picture – Philadelphia Business Journal (4/14 – The School of Law’s Delaware Campus was mentioned) 
  • Letter to the Editor – The New York Times (4/14 – A letter regarding an op-ed on global warming written by Donald Brown, scholar in residence for sustainability ethics and law at Widener’s Environmental Law Center)

News Releases:

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Hospitality Luncheon Series; 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.; Marriott Dining Room
  • Softball vs. Cabrini College (Strike out Cancer Night); 5 p.m. & 6:45 p.m.; Home

Athletic Update:

Monday, April 14, 2014

In the News:

  • Format of Inquirer auction could start to take form – The Philadelphia Inquirer (4/13 – Law Professor Lawrence Hamermesh was quoted)
  • Court vindicates ex-lawmaker’s environmental work- WCAU-TV (NBC) (4/12 – John Dernbach, distinguished professor of law, was quoted. A similar Associated Press story appeared in a number of outlets including Lancaster Online and the San Francisco Chronicle
  • Campo receives Outstanding Marketing Student Award – The Evening Sun (4/11 - Zachary Campo received the Outstanding Marketing Student Award from the School of Business Administration)
  • Grandparents who Provide Childcare Find Success by Setting Limits – SCS Connection (No Link available; see page 2 of the April addition for an article on grandparents as caregivers by Dr. Virginia Brabender, professor of clinical psychology) 

Events on the Harrisburg Campus today:

  • Bankruptcy Symposium; 8 a.m.–4 p.m.; Administration Building, A180

Events on the Delaware Campus today:

  • Pizza with Professors; 12 p.m.; Student Lounge

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Baseball vs. Johns Hopkins University; 3:30 p.m.; Home
  • Sport Management Speaker Series; 5–6:30 p.m.; Lathem Hall
  • Add-Tastic Rock Wall Bouldering Competition; 5–8 p.m.; Wellness Center
  • Stargazing; 8:30–9:30 p.m.; Widener Observatory

Athletic Update:

Friday, April 11, 2014

In the News:

  • Pennsylvania Democratic gubernatorial candidates in spirited debate – The Morning Call (4/10 - Story on the Democratic governor debate, which was held at the School of Law’s Harrisburg Campus. A similar story appeared on WHTM-TV (ABC) and in The Philadelphia Business Journal
  • Dr. Mary Rourke, assistant professor of clinical psychology and director of school psychology in the Institute for Graduate Clinical Psychology, was interviewed during the afternoon broadcast on WDEL-AM regarding  the stabbing at the school in Pittsburgh.
  • Delco’s high school students invited to apply for scholarship – News of Delaware County (4/9 – Mention of the College Access Center at Widener University)

News Releases:

Events on the Delaware Campus today:

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Relay for Life; Memorial Field
  • Magician Daniel Martin; 8 p.m.; Alumni Auditorium
  • Stargazing; 8 p.m.; Widener Observatory

Events on Main Campus Saturday:

  • Baseball vs. Albright College; 12 p.m. & 1:45 p.m.; Home
  • Spring Fling Carnival; 1–7 p.m.; Kapelski Portico
  • Men’s Lacrosse vs. Lycoming College; 1 p.m.; Home

Events on Main Campus Sunday:

  • Women’s Rugby Alumni Game; 11 a.m.; Quick Stadium

Athletic Update: