Wednesday, September 13, 2017

In the News:

  • Free speech expert: Restricting weapons at Virginia rallies ‘could be done’ – Richmond Times-Dispatch (9/12 – Delaware Law Dean Rodney Smolla gave a presentation to the Virginia state task force created following the August 12 violent rally in Charlottesville. WVIR-TV (NBC) and WCAV (CBS) also aired information about his presentation.)
  • New “Best Colleges” Rankings: Penn and Swarthmore Near Top, Villanova Rises – Philadelphia Magazine (9/12 – The magazine mentioned Widener University’s ranking in the U.S. News and World Report’s annual list of country’s best colleges and universities.)
  • Take our survey on hate speech and the First Amendment – The News Journal (Delaware Law School teamed up with the newspaper to conduct an online survey about hate speech and the First Amendment in connection with Constitution Day on Sunday. Please take a moment to do the survey and circulate it to others.)
  • Fixing the stock market’s ‘clogged toilet’ starts in Delaware – The Philadelphia Inquirer (9/12 – Repost of the Bloomberg article quoting Delaware Law professor Larry Hamermesh)

Alumni News:

  • Wilkes University Announces Faculty Promotions and Tenure Awards – PublicNow.com (9/12 – Maria Grandinetti earned a doctorate in nursing education from Widener.)

Athletic Update: