Best Schools for Bar Exam Preparation – National Jurist magazine (Jan. 12 – Story on best schools for bar exam success ranks Widener Law Commonwealth fifth in the nation.)
Shawe adds celebrity attorney Dershowitz to legal team – The News Journal (Jan. 12 – Delaware Law Ruby R. Vale Professor of Corporate and Business Law Lawrence Hamermesh comments on Alan Dershowitz joining the Transperfect case headed to arguments in the Delaware Supreme Court.)
People in the News – The Legal Intelligencer (Jan. 12 – news item on School of Business Administration giving the 2017 Distinguished Performance in Management Award to David L. Cohen of Comcast Corp.
Service and Celebrations for Martin Luther King Jr. Day – The Delaware County Daily Times (Jan. 12 – Mention of community Hoops for the Heart basketball clinics happening at area schools, including Widener University.)
MLA Comedy Stylebook Not Funny – Accuracy in Academia (Jan. 13 – Senior Lecturer Tara Friedman presented at the Modern Language Association annual meeting in Philadelphia.)
Delaware Fertile and Competitive Ground For Rookie Law Associates – Delaware Business Times(Jan. 11 – Delaware Law Assistant Dean for Career Development LeaNora Ruffin on the legal recruiting climate.)
Film and discussion series set Jan. 13-15 – Cape Gazette (Jan. 11 – Professor Emerita Suzanne Murphy will moderate a post-film discussion of the Chinese drama “Coming Home” at this Rehoboth Beach Film Society event.)
Widener to Host Second of Three-Part Free Recital Series Jan. 22 – PublicNow.com(Jan. 11 – Philadelphia’s renowned new music octet, Relâche, will play in Kapelski Recital Hall.)
With big Bordeaux event, Philly to showcase world’s top-quality wines – The Philly Voice(1/11- Adrienne Hall, assistant professor of hospitality management, provided expert commentary.)
Protesters rally against Trump’s “climate change denier” cabinet in Newtown – Lower Bucks Times (formerly The Midweek Wire) (1/10 – News of a protest by environmental activists concerned about President-elect Trump’s cabinet picks; Commonwealth Law Scholar in Residence Donald Brown gave a lecture at the protest. A similar story was reported by seven Advance Network newspapers, including the Bucks Local News.)
Widener Law Hosts Feb. 8 Program on African American History in our National Parks – PA Environment Daily Blog(1/9 – News of an upcoming program at Commonwealth Law)
Activists rally in Newtown against Trump cabinet appointees – The Intelligencer(1/9 – Commonwealth Law Scholar in Residence Donald Brown was the featured speaker at the event; This article also appeared in the Bucks County Courier Times.)
Widener University honors Comcast’s David Cohen – Chester City Blog(1/8 – The School of Business Administration will honor Comcast’s David Cohen at its upcoming awards banquet.)
Dance to the Deshong – Chester City Blog (1/8 –Jessica Warchal-King, adjunct instructor of dance, will lead a dance workshop in the Widener Art Gallery inspired by the Alfred O. Deshong collection that is currently on display.)
Widener School of Nursing Faculty Receive Funding to Study Impact of New Careers in Nursing Program – Publicnow.com (1/6 – News of a research grant awarded to School of Nursing faculty Dr. Darrell Spurlock, Dr. Normajean Colby and Dr. Barbara Patterson to study the New Careers in Nursing Program)
Shapiro announces Chief Integrity Officer – Politics PA(1/9 – Commonwealth Law alumnus Eric Fillman has been appointed chief integrity officer for the Office of Attorney General in Pennsylvania.)
Philly activists look to tap anti-Trump sentiment to push progressive agenda – The Philadelphia Inquirer and Philly.com(1/7 – Dr. Wes Leckrone, associate professor of political science, provided expert commentary.)
Delaware Law Dean Rod Smolla spoke about Congressional inaction on judicial vacancies and what that means for the Trump administration’s impact on the courts on 1/6 at 4:54 p.m. on WDEL news radio. No link is available.
Legal nightmare: Dispute over Harbeson ‘man cave’ – The News Journal(1/6 – John Nivala, professor emeritus at Delaware Law, provided expert commentary.)
The Center for Hospitality Management’s new event management minor was featured in the Jan. 1 edition of the Delaware County Daily Times on pg. 6. No link is available.
Montgomery County Leadership – Jonathan Peri – Montco.Today (1/9 – Profile of Widener Delaware Law alumnus Jonathan Peri, president of Manor College)