Friday, September 19, 2014

In the News:

  • Investor campaigns for DuPont to break up – The News Journal (9/18 – Ruby R. Vale Professor of Corporate and Business Law Lawrence A. Hamermesh provided expert commentary)
  • Growing law firms for ‘regular’ individuals – Insurance News (9/18 – Story on the program the School of Law Harrisburg Campus is launching with the Dauphin County Bar Association)
  • NFL needs to be proactive instead of reactive in dealing with domestic and other violent crimes – The Patriot-News (9/17 – Law Professor Emeritus Michael Cozzillio provided expert commentary)

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Thursday, September 18, 2014

In the News:

  • Following Nemo: Clownfish Make Epic Ocean Journeys – National Geographic’s News Watch (9/17 –  David Coughlin, a professor of biology, provided expert commentary) 
  • Sea level rise: Not just a beach risk – The News Journal (9/17 – Kenneth T. Kristl,  associate professor of law and director of the Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic, provided expert commentary) 

Events on or near Main Campus today:

  • Fire Safety Demo: Chester Fire Department Mobile Education Unit; 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.; In front of Founders Hall
  • Meet & Greet with Tom Wolf, Pennsylvania Democratic Candidate for Governor; 2-2:30 p.m.; University Center, Webb Room
  • Poetry Reading with Dr. Ken Pobo; 7 p.m.; Media Arts Center Gallery (609 W. State Street, Media, PA)

Events on the Harrisburg Campus today:

  • Law & Government Interest Meeting for Students; 5:30 p.m.; Classroom Building, Room L204

Athletic Update:


Wednesday, September 17, 2014

In the News:

  • Widener University receives engineering grant – The Philadelphia Inquirer (9/17 – Mention of a grant the School of Engineering received from the George I. Alden Trust)
  • Widener Law to Host Debate For Delaware AG Candidates – Delaware Law Weekly (9/17 – The School of Law will host an upcoming debate for the candidates for Delaware attorney general)
  • Scholarships – The Reading Eagle (9/14 – Mention of two scholarship recipients at Widener University) 

Events on the Delaware Campus today:

  • Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Workshop; 8 a.m. ; Polishook Hall, Room 103

Events on or near Main Campus today:

  • SBDC First Step Seminar; 9 a.m.–12 p.m.; Widener SBDC
  • Study Abroad Fair; 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.; University Center, Atrium
  • Men’s Soccer vs. Penn State University–Brandywine; 7 p.m.; Home

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Tuesday, September 16, 2014

In the News:

  • Domestic Abusers Can Reform, Studies Show – The Wall Street Journal (9/16 – Dr. Barbara Gilin, clinical associate professor of social work education, provided expert commentary*)  
  • Widener professor weighs in on inmate suicide case –  WDEL-AM (9/16 – Law Professor John Culhane was interviewed about a third circuit opinion in a civil case. Culhane also provided expert commentary on the case for a story in The News Journal on 9/15*)
  • Constitution and the environment: Federalism at work – The News Journal (9/15 –  As part of a celebration for Constitution Day, The News Journal featured an op-ed by David Hodas, professor of law and H. Albert Young Fellow in Constitutional Law*) 
  • Delco Calendar – Delaware County Daily Times (No link available; see page 53 of the 9/14 edition for a mention of an upcoming Small Business Development Center seminar) 
  • Can we still call ourselves ‘We the People’? – The News Journal (9/13 –  In celebration of Constitution Day The News Journal and the School of Law partnered up for a project that featured an op-ed by Alan E. Garfield, distinguished professor of law*) 
  • Going Beyond the Rhetoric of Developing Future Leaders – Region’s Business (9/10 – Op-ed by Dr. Arthur Schwartz, professor and executive director of the Oskin Leadership Institute)

Events on today:

  • Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Workshop; 8 a.m.; Delaware Campus, Polishook Hall, Room 103
  • Law & Government Institute Interest Meeting for Students; 1 p.m.; Harrisburg Campus, Classroom Building, Room 203
  • Field Hockey vs. Gwynedd Mercy College; 7 p.m.; Main Campus

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*This article is available by online subscription only, as there is now a pay wall on the site allowing only a certain amount of views. 

Monday, September 15, 2014

In the News:

  • Markell considering 4 for Supreme Court vacancy – The News Journal (9/13 – Thomas Reed, professor emeritus of law, provided expert commentary) 
  • Widener University School of Engineering Receives $150,000 Grant for Equipment – The Chester City Blog (9/12) 
  • 2nd Saturday events in downtown Media – Media Town Talk (9/12 – Mention of an upcoming State Street Reading Series that is co-sponsored by Widener University and will feature readings from Kenneth Pobo, professor of English and creative writing)

Events on the Harrisburg Campus today:

  • Student Bar Association Table Day; 10:30 a.m.;  Classroom Building, The Pit

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Constitution Day Speaker: School of Law Delaware Interim Dean Erin Daly; 12 p.m.; University Center, Webb Room
  • Stargazing; 8-9 p.m.; Widener Observatory

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