Wednesday, January 31, 2018

In the News:

  • Economic Impact of Immigration by State – WalletHub (1/30 Commonwealth Law Professor Jill Family is quoted in an expert Q&A on the topic)
  • Student starts campaign to bring veteran banners to Tower City – Republican Herald (1/31 – This article focuses on high school student Faizan Ali, a Widener Leadership Award recipient) 
  • Student News – Kent County News (1/30 – Article lists students on the Widener fall 2017 dean’s list. Additional dean’s list coverage in CentralJersey.com.)
  • Friendly barbs fly at Widener over Eagles and Pats loyalties – Delaware County Daily Times (1/31 – A story on friendly Super Bowl rivalries features six Widener students: Matt Blankenstein, Boyd McCoy, Lisa Gale, Alissa Dadarwala, Leo Harmon and Justin Gilffillan. This article appears online and in today’s print edition.)
  • College Access Center closing in June – NewsEdge  (1/31 – The College Access Center (CAC) was created by the Chester Higher Education Council (CHEC) of which Widener is a member)

Alumni News:

  • Gaming law education comes to central Pennsylvania – Casino Connection AC (1/30 – Susan Hensel is a Commonwealth Law graduate who later returned to the school to teach a gaming law course)

Athletics Update:

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus Today:

  • LEXIS training; 11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.; Room L-206
  • LEXIS training; 4 – 5 p.m.; Room L-206
  • Student Social; 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.; 4310 Valley View Road, Harrisburg, PA

Events on Delaware Law Campus Today:

  • Dean’s Honor Reception for Year-1 Law Students; 5:15 – 7:30 p.m.; Barristers’ Club
  • SBA Town Hall Meeting; 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.; Main Law Building Room 237

 

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

In the News:

  • Higher ed compliance management education programs – University Business (1/30 – Article lists the Delaware Law School‘s master of jurisprudence in higher education compliance program)
  • Wolf cabinet members sit down with public at Widener event – Delaware County News Network (1/30 – Additional coverage of the Cabinet in Your Community event held at Widener and featured in yesterday’s news briefing)

Alumni News:

  • Allison Giles promoted to Vice President, Federal and International Government Affairs for Cook Group – The Daily Telescope (1/29 – Allison Giles is a graduate of the Widener School of Law. This news is also featured in Inside Indiana Business.)

Athletics Update:

Homepage Feature Story:

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus Today:

  • CDO Lunch & Learn; 12 – 1 p.m.; CDO Office
  • Student Socials; 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.; 4310 Valley View Road, Harrisburg, PA

Events on Delaware Law Campus Today:

  • Employment Law Society General Meeting; 5:45 – 6:45 p.m.; Room L-237

Monday, January 29, 2018

In the News:

  • What happens in Latin American when the U.S. tightens its borders – The Academic Minute (1/26 – Chelsea Good Abbas, an instructor of anthropology at Widener and Fulbright Scholar, discusses her research on migration between Nicaragua and Costa Rica. This segment is also featured in Inside Higher Ed and Classical 89.5 FM.)
  • NIGHT WORDS: Venus, Mercury appear at dusk; winter constellations dominate the evening – Delaware County News Network (1/26 – Article is written by Professor Harry J. Augensen, director of the Widener Observatory) 
  • Topsham’s Borie makes dean’s list – Central Maine (1/27 – Widener student Sophia Borie is mentioned for her fall 2017 semester dean’s list achievement)
  • Jonathan Peri appointed Chairman of Higher Education Council – WFMZ-TV 69 News (1/26 – Jonathan Peri is a member of the Widener University School of Law Alumni Board)
  • What’s at play in first J&J talc asbestos trial – Law360 (1/26 – Jean Eggen, distinguished emeritus professor at Delaware Law School, is quoted)
  • Lawmakers consider whether they can police college free speech controls – The Daily Item (1/27 – Delaware Law School dean Rod Smolla is featured in this news story. The article is also featured in The Meadville Tribune.) 
  • Wolf cabinet members sit down with public at Widener event – Delaware County Daily Times (1/28 – This article provides an overview of last week’s Cabinet in Your Community panel discussion with five cabinet members from the Wolf administration hosted at Widener. The event is also covered in NewsEdge.)

Alumni News:

  • What to know about Don McGahn, the lawyer who bucked Trump’s order to fire Robert Mueller – TIME (1/26 – Don McGahn is a Commonwealth Law School graduate. A similar article also appeared in Newsweek.)

Athletics Update:

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Widener University President’s Lecture; 12 – 12:45 p.m.; Lathem
  • Importance of Foreign Languages in American Public Diplomacy; 5 – 6 p.m.; Freedom Hall 122
  • Public Stargazing; 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.; Widener Observatory, Kirkbride Hall

Friday, January 26, 2018

In the News:

  • ABC 6 – Action News at 5 p.m. (1/25 – News coverage of Gov. Wolf’s Cabinet in Your Community event held yesterday at Widener)
  • The Daily Journal – Who’s News (1/25 – This article features Morgan Hagerty, a recipient of the Widener High School Leadership Award, and lists local Widener students who made dean’s list in the fall 2017 semester)
  • Widener University kicks off the spring semester – ASCE News (1/25 – Coverage of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) dinner attended by members of the Widener University Student Chapter)
  • Local students named to Widener University dean’s list – Middletown Transcript (1/25 – Article names local Widener students on the 2017 fall semester dean’s list)

Alumni News:

  • Who is Donald McGahn? – CNN (1/26 – White House counsel Donald McGahn is a Commonwealth Law graduate)

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Men’s Indoor Track & Field vs. Widener Field Meet; 4 p.m.; Home
  • Women’s Indoor Track & Field vs. Widener Field Meet; 4 p.m.; Home

Events on Main Campus Saturday:

  • Women’s Basketball vs. Lycoming; 1 p.m.; Home
  • Men’s Basketball vs. Lycoming; 3 p.m.; Home

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus Saturday:

  • Dauphin County Republican Committee; 7 a.m. – 1 p.m.; Room A180

Events on Delaware Law Campus Saturday:

  • Mock LSAT; 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.; The Vale Courtroom

Thursday, January 25, 2018

In the News:

  • Teach your kids to be in charge of their own bodies, just be prepared for it to backfire – New York City Blog (1/24 – This article is the first of the”Ask Janah” series, led by Janah Boccio, who is earning her PhD in the Widener Human Sexuality Studies program)
  • Local students make dean’s list at Widener University – Herald Mail Media (1/24 – Article lists Widener undergraduate students who achieved dean’s list status during the fall 2017 semester. Additional students are featured in the Tri-Town News.)

Alumni News:

  • Paul Adezio tagged as new Mercer County Counsel – Princeton Patch (1/24 – Widener School of Law graduate, Paul Adezio, is named Counsel for Mercer County)

Athletics Update:

Events on Campus Today:

  • Cabinet in your Community; 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.; Founders Hall Room 109
  • Financial Literacy Workshop; 5 – 7:30 p.m.; Quick Center Room 108
  • Men’s Indoor Track and Field vs. Widener Field Meet; 4 p.m.; Home
  • Women’s Indoor Track and Field vs. Widener Field Meet; 4 p.m.; Home

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus Today:

  • Property II Review; 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.; Room L202