Thursday, August 31, 2017

In the News:

  • Most Improved Employment Rate – preLaw magazine (Widener Law Commonwealth is ranked 25 out of 50 on law schools of most improved employment rates on Page 14 of the Back to School Issue) 
  • Bensalem to be first Philly-area town to sue drugmakers over fueling opioid epidemic – The Philadelphia Inquirer (8/30 – Roseann Termini, an adjunct professor at Delaware Law, was quoted) 
  • Labor Day Facts – History, Travel, Money & More – WalletHub.com (8/29 – Stuart Elmer, chair and associate professor of sociology, provided expert commentary) 

News Releases:

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

In the News:

  • Dr. Richard Goeke Recognized With 2017 Lindback Award – Public Now (8/29)
  • 2017’s Best Real-Estate Markets – WalletHub.com (8/28 – Dr. Stephen Kauffman, professor of social work, provided expert commentary) 

News Releases:

Alumni News:

  • Delaware Supreme Court gets its newest Justice – WDEL-AM (8/29 – Delaware Supreme Court Justice  Hon. Gary F. Traynor is an alumnus of Delaware Law

Athletic Update:

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

In the News:

  • Charlottesville changed my mind on monuments: Delaware Voices – The News Journal (8/29 – An op-ed by Thomas Reed, professor emeritus at Delaware Law)
  • Making the Case – Central Pennsylvania Business Journal (Available by subscription only; Commonwealth Professor of Business Law Juliet Moringiello was featured in a story about her new role as the Chair of the PA Bar Association Business Law Section on 8/25)
  • Wilmington may allow chickens, oxen as emotional support animals – The News Journal (8/25 – Delaware Law was mentioned for having an adopted service and assistance animal policy) 
  • Impact Of Trump’s Proposed EPA Budget Cuts On Pennsylvania Communities, Health – PA Environmental Daily (8/25 – Commonwealth Professor of Environmental Law and Sustainability John Dernbach provided expert commentary) 

Monday, August 28, 2017

In the News:

  • Why do we protect hate speech with the First Amendment? – Bangor Daily News, The Virginian Pilot, and The Morning Call (8/28 – Repost of the op-ed by Delaware Law Professor Alan Garfield)
  • Free-speech challenge: Can First and Second Amendments be exercised simultaneously? – The Christian Science Monitor (8/25 – Delaware Law Dean Rod Smolla provided expert commentary. A similar story was posted on Education News and Yahoo! News)
  • Chesco township plan would give municipalities more control over pipelines – NPR StateImpact (8/25 – Commonwealth Professor of Environmental Law and Sustainability John Dernbach provided expert commentary) 

Events Today on Main Campus: Classes begin

Athletic Update:

  • College Football Preview: Widener University Pride – PHL Today (Repost of the CBS Philly story on the Widener Football Team

Friday, August 25, 2017

In the News:

  • Freshman Day of Service was featured during the evening news broadcast on WPVI-TV (ABC) on 8/24.
  • Mayweather vs. McGregor: Big fight, yeah, but there’s still tix – CNet (8/24 – Ross Steinman, professor of psychology and department chair, provided expert commentary) 
  • Why do we protect hate speech with the First Amendment? – Newsday (8/24 – Repost of the op-ed by Delaware Law Professor Alan Garfield)
  • Night Words: Great Square of Pegasus appears in the evening sky; Jupiter departs – Town Talk (8/23 – Column by Harry Augensen, professor of physics and astronomy)
  • Pennsylvania At Risk: New Report “State Of Risk” Reveals Broad, Adverse Impact On PA Communities And Public Health From Threatened EPA Cuts – PublicNow (8/23 – Commonwealth Professor of Environmental Law and Sustainability John Dernbach provided expert commentary) 

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Academic Convocation; 9:30 a.m.; Memorial Field

Athletic Update:

  • College Football Preview: Widener University Pride – CBS Philly (8/24 – Interview with Widener Football Coach Mike Kelly)