Friday, March 30, 2018

In the News:

  • Unlock your courage – Right This Minute (3/29 – The student-made video for the second annual Courage Day is featured by Right This Minute, an online outlet that identifies and shares viral videos)
  • Chester High recruits its own star teams for club to sell teens on software coding – The Philadelphia Inquirer (no link available) (3/30 – This article quoting Suk-Chung Yoon, the William R. Bailey Endowed Professor of Computer Science at Widener, and featured in Wednesday’s briefing appears in today’s print edition)

Alumni News:

  • New superintendent in South Middleton is former resident – Penn Live (3/29 – Widener graduate Matthew Strine is the new superintendent of South Middleton school district)
  • Like Loyola, Villanova is also blessed with a clerical leader – Delaware County Daily Times (3/30 – This story online and in today’s paper highlights Widener Law School graduate Rev. Robert Hagan, OSA, who is the associate athletic director and team chaplain for the men’s basketball and football teams at Villanova)

Press Releases:

Athletics Update:

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Pride Group Session- Admission Information Session and Tour; 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.; Muller Hall
  • Men’s Outdoor Track and Field vs. Danny Curran Invitational; 3 p.m.; Home
  • Women’s Outdoor Track and Field vs. Danny Curran Invitational; 3 p.m.; Home

Events on Main Campus Saturday:

  • Women’s Lacrosse vs. Eastern; 10 a.m.; Home
  • Baseball vs. Lebanon Valley (DH); 12 p.m.; Home
  • Baseball vs. Lebanon Valley (DH); 3 p.m.; Home
  • Men’s Outdoor Track and Field vs. Danny Curran Invitational; 3 p.m.; Home
  • Women’s Outdoor Track and Field vs. Danny Curran Invitational; 3 p.m.; Home

 

 

 

Thursday, March 29, 2018

In the News:

  • Raymond Palmer Jefferis III, 79, Widener University professor, inventor, and emergency radio volunteer – The Philadelphia Inquirer (3/29 – Featured online and in today’s paper is the obituary for Dr. Raymond P. Jefferis III of the School of Engineering. Dr. Jefferis’ obituary was also featured in the Delaware County Daily Times print edition today.)
  • WDEL 101.7 Radio (3/28 – Delaware Law Professor John Culhane spoke on the radio to offer insight about retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Steven’s comments recommending that the Second Amendment be repealed)

Alumni News:

  • Aston native Wood brings the laughs to the Walnut Street Theatre – Delaware County Daily Times (3/29 – This story, featured online and in today’s paper, highlights Widener graduate Greg Wood who stars in the hit play “Noises Off”) 

Press Releases:

Athletics Update:

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Widener Preview Day; 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.; Main campus
  • 26th Annual Celebration of Spring Egg Hunt; 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.; Old Main lawn
  • Beideman Visiting Scholar address; 12 – 1 p.m.; Webb Room, University Center

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus Today:

  • Administrative Staff Meeting; 10 – 11 a.m.; DCR

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

In the News:

  • Chester High basketball players crack code for success, on and off the court – The Philadelphia Inquirer (3/27 – This article about a new program at Chester High School that teaches students athletes how to code quotes Suk-Chung Yoon, the William R. Bailey Endowed Professor of Computer Science at Widener)
  • Ocean City High School Seniors Heading Off to Play College Football – OCNJ Daily (3/27 – Ocean City High School senior Bobby Shallcross wants to be a wide receiver for the Widener football team)
  • Local LawMeet teams finish second and third – Legal News (3/27 – Article highlights two Wayne State University Law School transactional law teams who competed in regionals of the Transactional LawMeet Competition at Delaware Law School)

Alumni News:

  • South Middleton School District hires Strine as new superintendent – The Sentinel (3/27 – Widener graduate Matthew Strine was appointed as the new school district superintendent by the South Middleton School Board)

Homepage Feature Story:

Athletics Update:

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Pride Group Session- Admission Information Session and Tour; 8 – 11 a.m.; Muller Hall
  • Spring 2018 Themed Dinner Series: A Sample of the United Kingdom; 5 – 6:30 p.m.; Marriott Dining Room

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus Today:

  • PILS/Bake Sale for Homeless Care Packages; 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; The Pit
  • Torts Review/Professor Lee; 11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.; L204

Events on Delaware Law Campus Today:

  • Military Law Society Field Day; 12 – 2 p.m.; Rotunda Lawn area
  • Movie Night hosted by Employment Law Society showing “Hidden Figures”; 6- 8 p.m.; Vale Courtroom
  • Distinguished Jurist Moot Court Competition Final Round; 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.; Vale Courtroom

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

In the News:

  • WDEL FM Radio (3/23 – Delaware Law School Professor Mary Ellen Maatman was a guest on WDEL news radio and spoke about the employment dispute that led to the firing of the principal of Padua Academy in Wilmington)
  • After years of war, Delaware can do more for its veterans – The News Journal (3/26 – This opinion piece is written by Kevin Caneco, an active duty captain in the U.S. Army who will attend Delaware Law School this fall)
  • ‘I do think there’s a role for the LG:” The Democratic candidates for Lt . Gov. pitch themselves in forum – Penn Live (3/26 – Article covers the topics discusses at yesterday’s lieutenant government forum held at Widener Commonwealth Law SchoolABC27 also covered yesterday’s event.)
  • Widener, Natural Lands Partner on Master Plan for Taylor Arboretum – Pivot Today (3/27 – Article discusses Widener’s new partnership with Natural Lands, the land conservation nonprofit, to plan for the future of Taylor Arboretum)
  • Fox43 News (3/26 – Coverage of the town hall meeting held at Widener Commonwealth Law School for Pennsylvania voters to hear insight from the California redistricting commission on how they have addressed the redistrict mapping issue out west) 
  • Widener students learn a lesson on courage – Delaware County Daily Times (3/27 – A story on the second annual Courage Day ran online and in today’s paper and included statements about the day from President Julie Wollman and student organizers Theresa Kash, Kaylee Horchak, Dave McCann and Herbie Schulze. The event was also featured on ABC6.)

Alumni News:

  • Delaware startup, NERDiT Now, looking to grow – The News Journal (3/25 – Widener graduate Markevis Gideon is growing his small business, NERDiT Now, a technology repair company)
  • You Know Sister Jean. Meet Father Rob. – New York Times (3/26 – Rev. Rob Hagan is the Villanova team chaplain and a Widener University School of Law graduate)

Athletics Update:

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Pride Group Session- Admission Information Session and Tour; 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.; Muller Hall
  • Softball vs.  Penn State Abington (DH); 4 p.m.; Home
  • Softball vs.  Penn State Abington (DH); 5:45 p.m.; Home

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus Today:

  • Barbri Table; all day; The Pit
  • CDO Lunch & Learn; 12 – 1 p.m.; CDO Office
  • BLSA/Exam Prep Workshop; 5 – 7 p.m.; Location TBD

Events on Delaware Law Campus Today:

  • Barbri Table Day; all day; Main Street
  • CDO Workshop – Tips for First Days and Year of Practice; 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.; Room 126

Monday, March 26, 2018

In the News:

  • Bill Cosby’s lawyers ask Montco judge to step aside before retrial – Philadelphia Inquirer (3/22 – Commonwealth Law professor Robert H. Davis is quoted. Story also appeared in the St. Louis Post Dispatch and the ABA Journal.)
  • Let’s fight for climate justice! – Daily Times (3/23 – Article references Delaware Law professors James May and Erin Daly)
  • Democratic Lt. Gov. candidates to debate at Widener Law School on Monday – Penn Live (3/23 – Widener Commonwealth Law will host a forum with five of the six announced candidates for the Democratic nomination for Pennsylvania lieutenant governor today at 12 p.m. This event was also featured on Fox43.)
  • Penn State Dickinson Law in Carlisle moves up in U.S News and World Report rankings – Penn Live (3/23 – Article mentioned Widener Commonwealth Law School‘s ranking on the latest U.S. News and World Report list)
  • Sports Notes: Tyheim Monroe named NABC Division III Player of the Year – The Philadelphia Tribune (3/24 – The Sam Cozen Small College Basketball Coaches Association will recognize Widener seniors Sardayah Sambo and Sam Smith at their annual banquet)

Alumni News:

  • In the Community: Yakas leads nine into Aston Sports Hall of Fame – Delaware County Daily Times (3/25 –  This story featured online and in today’s paper mentions Widener graduate Caitlin Yakas and PMC graduate Glenn Walrath for their induction into the Aston Sport Hall of Fame)

Press Releases: 

Athletics Update:

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Courage Day; all day; Students will be operating various stations across campus with message boards for faculty and staff to post their thoughts about courage.
  • Pride Group Session- Admission Information Session and Tour; 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.; Muller Hall
  • Public Stargazing; 8 – 9 p.m.; Widener Observatory, Kirkbride
  • Philadelphia Speaker Series: Newt Gingrich; 8 – 9 p.m.; Kimmel Center, Philadelphia

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus Today:

  • Lt. Governor Democratic Primary Debate; 12 – 1 p.m.; A180
  • Business Advising: Martin Brill Speaker; 5 – 5:50 p.m.; L205
  • Redistricting Reform Town Hall; 7 – 8:30 p.m.; A180

Events on Delaware Law Campus Today:

  • Mental Health Week – March 26-March 29; 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.; Main Street