January 13, 2017

In the news:

  • 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.)

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January 12, 2017

In the News:

  • Delaware Fertile and Competitive Ground For Rookie Law AssociatesDelaware Business Times (Jan. 11 – Delaware Law Assistant Dean for Career Development LeaNora Ruffin on the legal recruiting climate.)
  • Film and discussion series set Jan. 13-15Cape 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. 22PublicNow.com (Jan. 11 – Philadelphia’s renowned new music octet, Relâche, will play in Kapelski Recital Hall.)

 

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January 11, 2017

In the News:

  • 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)

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Events on Main Campus:

  • Women’s Basketball vs. Alvernia; 6 p.m., Home
  • Men’s Basketball vs. Alvernia; 8 p.m., Home

January 10, 2017

In the News:

  • 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)

Alumni News:

  • 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.)

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January 9, 2017

In the News:

  • 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.)
  • Community Briefs – Delaware County Daily Times (1/8 – News of the upcoming Recital Series on 1/22 on Main Campus)
  • 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.

Alumni News:

  • Montgomery County Leadership – Jonathan Peri – Montco.Today (1/9 – Profile of Widener Delaware Law alumnus Jonathan Peri, president of Manor College)

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