Thursday, May 5, 2016

In the News:

  • The latest issue of The International Jurist magazine features the Best LL.M. programs in the country. Widener University’s Delaware Law School was mentioned on the lists for the best Law School Experience, Career Opportunities, and Top ValueEileen Grena-Piretti, assistant dean for graduate and compliance programs at Delaware Law, was quoted in the story on career opportunities.
  • A proposed deal between Sam Bradford and Eagles’ fan – The News Journal (5/5 – Op-ed by Stephen Friedman is associate dean for academic affairs and professor of law at Delaware Law)
  • Former member of Pottsgrove School Board chosen to serve again – Reading Eagle (5/5 – Mention of Charles Nippert, associate professor emeritus of engineering) 
  • Media resident proves visual impairment is no barrier to educational success – Media Town Talk (5/4 – Repost of the Delaware County Daily Times story on Aleisa Myles, a doctoral student in the Institute for Graduate Clinical Psychology)
  • Delaware Achievers, May 8 – The News Journal (5/4 – Delaware Law Dean Rod Smolla presented at Yale Law School during the school’s Freedom of Expression Scholars Conference)
  • Letters to the Editor: Hospital testimonial advertising – The News Journal (4/29 – Mention of an op-ed by Dr. Caryl Carpenter, professor emerita of health care management)

News Releases:

Athletic Update:

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

In the News:

  • Blindness becomes tool for Upper Prov psychologist – Delaware County Daily Times (5/4 – Feature story on Aleisa Myles, a doctoral student in the Institute for Graduate Clinical Psychology, who was the recipient of the National Achievement Award from Learning Ally) 
  • Research Study Maps Availability of Female Condom – Health News (5/4 – Kaci Mial, a first-year student in the master of education program in the Center for Human Sexuality Studies, was mentioned for a study she is working on) 
  • Friends’ Central Junior Receives Princeton Prize in Race Relations – The Patch (5/3 – Simone Gibson was a recipient of the Widener University High School Leadership Award)
  • Governor Markell launches Delaware Blockchain Initiative – Newsworks (5/3 – Ruby Vale Professor of Corporate and Business Law  at Delaware Law Lawrence Hamermesh was quoted) 
  • The Best Online Colleges in Pennsylvania – The Best Schools (Widener University was listed) 

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Rescheduled: Flint Water Crisis Discussion; 6–8 p.m. University Center, Room A

Athletic Update:

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

In the News:

  • Voters make commission on black males permanent initiative – The Philadelphia Tribune (5/3 – Darin Toliver, a graduate student in the Center for Social Work Education, is quoted. His dissertation research has contributed to work done by the Philadelphia Mayor’s Commission on African-American Males, of which he is a member.)
  • Campus News: Leadership Competition – Delaware County Daily Times (5/1 – No link available; See page 31 for a photo and article about the seven Widener students who captured second place in the Collegiate Leadership Competition)
  • Giuliani blasts Delaware court for decision in lover’s spat – The News Journal (4/22 – Professor Larry Hamermesh provided expert commentary)

Monday, May 2, 2016

In the News:

  • New Widener head continues engaging Chester community – Delaware County Daily Times (4/29 – Feature on President Julie E. Wollman
  • Koltash to serve as chair-elect of Young Lawyers Division – The Sentinel (4/29 – Jonathan Koltash is president of the Commonwealth School of Law Alumni Association Board of Directors) 
  • Secretly recorded calls reveal distrust between Gordon, Grimaldi – The News Journal (4/30 – Thomas Reed, professor emeritus at Delaware Law School, provided expert commentary)
  • TV Newser’s 2016 Guide to Graduation Speakers – TVNewser (4/30 – Michael Smerconish is listed as Widener’s commencement speaker)

Athletic Update:

Events Today: Final exams begin for Delaware Law and Commonwealth Law students

  • Puppies in the Pit!; 11:45 a.m.–12:45 p.m.; Commonwealth Law, The Pit
  • “Stuck in the Middle with You,” a lecture by Michael Smerconish; 1 p.m.; Freedom Hall Amphitheatre
  • Stargazing; 9–10 p.m.; Widener Observatory

Friday, April 29, 2016

In the News:

  • Goldman legal fee fight turns on ‘VP inflation’ – ITBusinessNet (4/29 – Repost of the Bloomberg story quoting Delaware Law Professor Lawrence Hamermesh. A similar story appeared in The Salt Lake Tribune
  • When Should Kids Start Learning About Sex and Consent? – The Atlantic (4/28 – Elizabeth Schroeder, adjunct assistant professor in the Center for Human Sexuality Studies, provided expert commentary) 
  • Dr. Timaree: What it takes to make ‘friends with benefits’ work – Philly.com (4/28 – Blog post by Dr. Timaree Schmit, an adjunct professor in the Center for Human Sexuality Studies)

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Undergraduate Student Project Day
  • 3:30 p.m. Baseball vs. Messiah College; Home

Events on Main Campus Saturday:

  • Softball vs. Messiah College; 1 p.m. & 3 p.m.; Home
  • Women’s Lacrosse vs. Stevenson University; 1 p.m.; Home
  • Relay for Life; 5 p.m.; Memorial Field (Register)

Events on Main Campus Sunday:

  • Chamber Music, Dance and Jazz Performances; 3–4 p.m.; Kapelski Hall Music Room

Athletic Update: