Friday, November 17, 2017

In the News:

  • Widener Instructor to Teach in Nicaragua As Fulbright ScholarTargeted News Service (11/15 – Anthropology instructor Chelsea Good Abbas received Core Fulbright Scholarship)
  • Delaware Teacher of the Year relishes student accomplishments – The Milford Beacon (11/16 – Virginia “Jinni” Forcucci teaches a Widener University course for high school seniors earning college credits)
  • Here’s where to find Obamacare navigators the week of 11/20 – The News Journal (11/16 – Delaware Law is offering free enrollment assistance)

News releases:

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Men’s Basketball vs. Bryn Athyn; 8 p.m.; Home
  • Broken Pieces Exhibit and Art Auction; 6 – 9 p.m.; Chester Made Makerspace at 511 Avenue of the States, Chester, PA

Events on Main Campus Saturday:

  • Widener Day Open House #2; 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.; Alumni Auditorium

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus Today:

  • Trial Advocacy/Colloquium Trial; 6 – 10 p.m.; A180

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus Saturday:

  • Wills & Trusts Review Session/Professor Demmel; 8 a.m. – 10 a.m.; L206

Athletics Update:

 

Thursday, November 16, 2017

In the News:

  • Center for Social Work Education Gains Accolades – Blue & Gold: Widener’s student media site (11/15 – Story about the Center for Social Work receiving a corporate citizenship award, a grant for the Clinical Services for Vulnerable Adults clinic, and hosting a bake sale to benefit victims of a natural disaster)

Alumni News:

  • Day & Zimmermann Names Former Utility Executive John McCormick VP of Fossil – Yahoo (11/6 – John McCormick holds a B.S. in mechanical engineering from Widener)
  • State orthopedists’ group names first woman leader – Central Penn Business Journal (11/3 – Dr. Angela Rowe is pursuing a Master of Business Administration at Widener)

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Remaking the City: Urban Development and Pragmatic Racialization; 4 – 5 p.m.; Lathem

Events on Delaware Law Campus Today:

  • Faculty Meeting; 12 – 2 p.m.; Delaware Law

Athletics Update:

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

In the News:

  • World condemns U.S. at Bonn climate talks/Syrian refugee stories – WITF (11/15 – Commonwealth Law Professor Donald Brown was interviewed on Smart Talk)
  • Get Health Information at Crozer-Chester Medical Center Nov. 29 – Delaware County Daily Times (11/14 – Story mentions partnerships with Widener University)
  • People: Alumni Awards – Chester Spirit (11/15 – Story about Widener honoring five alumni and a senior administrator)

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Reading by Stephanie Powell Watts; 4 – 5 p.m.; Kapelski LC1
  • Fall 2017 Bistro Dinner Series; 5 – 6:30 p.m.; Marriott Dining Room

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus Today:

  • “Friendsgiving” with the Student Organizations/SBA; 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.; Side Bar Cafe
  • Bar Pass Ceremony/Evening at Capitol; 4 – 7 p.m.;  Pennsylvania State Capitol Building
  • ELPS Movie Night; 5 – 7:30 p.m.; ELPS

Events on Delaware Law Campus Today:

  • SBA Town Hall; 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.; Room 237
  • Transformers: Lawyers in Politics; 5:30 – 6:15 p.m.; Room 126

Athletics Update:

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

In the News:

  • End the confidentiality agreements that help perpetuate abuse – Philadelphia Inquirer (11/13 – A column by Alan Garfield, a Delaware Law professor)
  • Gov. Wolf Holds Signing Ceremony For Bill To Close PA’s Borders For Solar Energy Credits – PA Environment Digest (11/13 – Article mentions that the next meeting will be held at Commonwealth Law)

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • The First Amendment: Finding Common Ground in a Polarized World; 9:15 – 11 a.m.; National Constitution Center
  • Widener Admissions Web Chat; 7 – 8:30 p.m.; Admissions

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus Today:

  • Hackers, Selfies, and Fraud! Oh, My!; 12 – 1:30 p.m.; A180

Monday, November 13, 2017

In the News:

  • Group Challenging Drilling Law in Pittsburgh Suburb – State Impact NPR (11/10 – Commonwealth Law Professor John Dernbach was quoted)
  • Could the U.S. government be legally liable to the survivors of those killed in the church attack at Sutherland Springs? A law professor makes the case. – Texas Standard (11/10 – Delaware Law Professor John Culhane was interviewed for a radio broadcast. His segment appears in the broadcast from 7:30 to 11:30. A similar story appeared on Texas Public Radio’s website on 11/10.)
  • Widener University’s Veterans Day ceremony was featured during the 6 p.m. broadcast on WCAU (NBC) on 11/10.
  • How to plan for retirement if you don’t plan to retire – Market Watch (11/10 – Column post by Widener Professor Kenn Tacchino)
  • How the Trump wave swamped Delco – Delaware County Daily Times (11/12 – Associate Professor J. Wesley Leckrone was quoted)

Reminder:

  • Today is last day for members of the university community to register for the Tuesday, Nov. 14 event at the National Constitution Center, “The First Amendment: Finding Common Ground in a Polarized World,” using this link. This page also includes sign ups for the free shuttle.

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Public Stargazing; 6 – 7 p.m.; Kirkbride Observatory

Athletics Update: