Friday, March 23, 2018

In the News:

  • Stormy Daniels scandal reveals more about ‘contracts of silence’ – Poughkeepsie Journal (3/22 – Delaware Law Professor Alan Garfield is provides his expertise about nondisclosure agreements. This story also ran in Lohud.)
  • Community events in Garnet Valley area bloom this spring – Delco News Network (3/22 – This community events round up features the Widener Center for Hospitality Management’s “Spring 2018 Themed Dinner Series – A Fine Dining Experience”)
  • OLLI: Making learning the journey of a lifetime – Delaware County Daily Times – no link available (3/23 – Featured in today’s print edition is an opinion piece written by Linda Zappacosta, a participant in the Widener OLLI program, that describes her positive experiences in the program)
  • Cheyney dropping out of NCAA Division II – The Philadelphia Tribune (3/23 – Article mentions Widener and its affiliation with the MAC division) 

Alumni News:

  • Melanie Ellixson from Linwood Elementary School – WFMZ TV News 69 (3/22 – Melanie Ellixson is a Widener graduate and the Feb. 2018 winner of the Teachers Are Heroes program)
  • Hudson Jones law firm announces new professional and new office location – Cape Gazette (3/22 – Delaware Law graduate Richard E. Berl Jr. joined the Hudson Jones law firm)

Press Release:

Athletics Update:

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Honors Week: Nursing Research Conference; 8 – 9 a.m.; Alumni Auditorium
  • Honors Week: Student Presentations; 12 – 1 p.m.; Webb Room, University Center
  • Women’s Lacrosse vs. Shenandoah; 4 p.m.; Home
  • Men’s Volleyball vs. Maranatha Baptist; 5 p.m.; Home
  • Glow Crazy 5k; 6:30 p.m.; Leslie Quick Football Field

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus Today:

  • Children in the Courts: A Developed or Developing System; 8:45 AM – 3:15 PM; A180

Events on Main Campus Saturday:

  • Baseball vs. Arcadia (DH); 12 p.m.; Home
  • Men’s Volleyball vs. Misericordia; 1 p.m.; Home
  • Softball vs. Penn State Abington (DH); 1 p.m.; Home
  • Softball vs. Penn State Abington (DH); 3 p.m.; Home
  • Baseball vs. Arcadia (DH); 1 p.m.; Home

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus Saturday:

  • SBA Barrister’s Ball; 6 -11 p.m; Hilton Harrisburg Hotel 1 N 2nd St., Harrisburg, PA

Events on Main Campus Sunday:

 

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Thursday, March 22, 2018

In the News:

  • Campus Notes – Pocono Record (3/20 – Article names local students who made the Widener Law dean’s list in the fall 2017 semester)
  • What factors do scientists perceive as promoting or hindering scientific data reuse? – LSE Impact Blog (3/20 – Professor of Biology and Environmental Science Bruce W. Grant is one of five authors who contributed to this London School of Economics blog post)
  • FOX43 News (3/20 – Animals from the “Caring Hearts Pet Therapy” program made a trip to Widener Commonwealth Law campus to visit with students studying for final exams. This news segment features first year Commonwealth Law student Karli Study)
  • What’s happening in and around Marple and Newtown Townships – Delco News Network (3/21 – Ciao Delco and Widener University will present an Italian Cabaret evening at the Delaware County Bar Association on Sat., April 28 in support of Italian Studies program at Widener)
  • Community Briefs: DCCC announces open house, culinary and hospitality night – Delaware County Daily News (3/21 – Article mentions Widener’s partnership with Delaware County Community College’s Culinary Arts program)
  • Law professor outlines 3 possible outcomes to Mann gender discrimination lawsuit – WDEL (3/22 – Delaware Law Professor Mary Ellen Maatman spoke live on the air with radio anchor Allan Loudell about a sex discrimination lawsuit filed by the recently fired principal of Padua Academy. This story was also picked up by the Courier Express and Bradford Era.)

Press Releases:

Athletics Update:

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Honors Week: Student Presentations; 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.; Webb Room, University Center
  • Honors Week: Faculty Recital; 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.; Recital Hall, Kapelski
  • Honors Week: Science Awards Ceremony; 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.; Alumni Auditorium
  • Voices of Leadership: Madeline Bell, CHOP President & CEO; 7 – 8 p.m.; Lathem Hall
  • Honors Week: Open Mic; 7 – 8 p.m.; Room G, University Center

Events on Delaware Law Campus Today:

  • Faculty Meeting; 12 – 2 p.m.; Polishook Hall
  • 8th Annual Trailblazers & Pioneers Banquet hosted by BLSA; 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.; Barristers’ Club

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

In the News:

  • Delaware Law School Set to Host FDA Conference – Delaware Law Weekly (3/20 – The Food and Drug Law Association of Delaware Law School is set to host a panel focusing on FDA matters)

Alumni News:

  • Swag From the Saint Patrick’s Day Shamrock Shuffle – Advertising Specialty Institute (3/19 – Widener graduate and former Pride runner Ryan Gallagher won the Newtown, PA Shamrock Shuffle 5K)
  • Lori Miller named first female CEO of Philly law firm Goldberg Miller & Rubin – Philadelphia Inquirer (3/19 – This article featured online and in today’s print edition is about Lori Miller, a Delaware Law graduate)
  • Edwin B. Fockler IV running for Cecil circuit court judge – Cecil Whig Daily (3/19 – Edwin Fockler IV is a Widener Commonwealth Law graduate)
  • In The Community: Tunnell statue gets its unveiling date – Delaware County Daily Times (3/18 – Widener graduate and Pride football player Billy ‘White Shoes’ Johnson will be a special guest June 2 at the unveiling of a statue honoring the late Emlen Tunnell, a war hero and former NFL player and coach)

Athletics Update:

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Honors Week: Student Presentations, Webb Room, University Center; 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.; Webb Room, University Center
  • Women’s History Month Lecture; 4 – 5 p.m.; Freedom Hall 122

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus Today:

  • Staff Commencement Meeting; 10 – 11 a.m.; A172
  • Pet Therapy Day – Puppies in the Pit; 11:45 a.m. – 1 p.m.; The Pit
  • Phi Alpha Delta/Road-Mapping Your Future; 12- 1 p.m.; L205
  • Federalist Society/Immigration and Assimilation:What Makes an American?; 5 – 7 p.m.; L205
  • Moot Court Honor Society Practice; 5 – 8 p.m.; A180

 

Monday, March 19, 2018

In the News:

  • On Campus: Delaware County students excel in and out of lecture halls, Widener honors high school leaders – Delaware County Daily Times (3/18 – Article recognizes the recent Widener High School Leadership Awards in partnership with NBC 10. Additional coverage is featured in the Reading Eagle.)
  • Darts & Laurels: A great day to be Irish – or wish you were – Delaware County Daily Times (3/17 – This weekend opinion write up praises the work of Widener’s Chester Community Physical Therapy Clinic for their contribution to the recovery of Chester native William Beachem. The original story was picked up by the Delco News Network.)
  • Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center to host mock Supreme Court case – Delaware County Daily Times (3/16 – Delaware Law dean Rod Smolla will participate in a staged oral argument based on the ongoing Supreme Court case that will soon decide whether a Colorado baker has the right to refuse to bake a cake for a same sex couple)

Alumni News:

  • Four Republicans, one Democrat seek to become first new Harford state’s attorney in 36 years – The Baltimore Sun (3/16 – Widener Law graduate Albert Peisinger is one of the candidates for attorney general)

Athletics Update:

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Honors Week Student Presentations; 12 – 1 p.m.; Webb Room, University Center
  • Honors Week Observatory Viewing; 7:30 – 8:30 p.m.; Widener Observatory, Kirkbride

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus Today:

  • Billy Joel and the Practice of Law; 12 – 1 p.m.; Northwest Bank, 2nd floor, 547 South Tenth Street, Lebanon, PA
  • Moot Court Honor Society Practice; 5 – 8 p.m.; A172
  • Pet Therapy Day – Puppies in the Pit; 5 – 6 p.m.; The Pit
  • Criminal Justice in Dauphin County/League of Women Voters; 7 – 8:30 p.m.; A180

Events on Delaware Law Campus Today:

  • Youth Court Panel Discussion; 4 – 6 p.m.; Ruby R. Vale Courtroom
  • CDO presents Careers in Family Law; 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.; Special Collections Room

Friday, March 16, 2018

In the news:

  • Senate Passes Bill Rolling Back Dodd-Frank Rules — Bloomberg (3/15 Delaware Law Emeritus Professor Jean M. Eggen discussed two court cases involving the toxicity of Monsanto’s Roundup product)
  • What’s happening in and around town this spring — Delco News Network (3/16 Roundup of spring events includes Widener’s Marriott Dining Room spring dinner series)
  • Voters hear from new-look 10th Congressional District candidates — FOX 43.com (3/15 Coverage of 10th Congressional district Democratic candidate forum held at Commonwealth Law School. The forum also generated coverage on ABC27 in Harrisburg and The Daily Collegian.)
  • In Pennsylvania, 9.6 percent of borrowers default on student loans — Delco News Network (3/15 story on federal college loan default rates in Pennsylvania shows Widener University has a much lower default rate than average.)
  • Analysis: 40,246 students played college sports in Pennsylvania — Watchdog.org (3/16 Story chart breaks down student athlete participation at Pennsylvania colleges and universities and ranks Widener University 30th)
  • Three Carroll students named National Merit Scholarship Finalists — Patch.com (3/15 story notes Archbishop John Carroll High School student Juliana Wallgren, a national merit scholarship finalist, has been accepted to Widener University)

 

 

Alumni news:

  • Dwayne Richardson named senior vice president of operations at Carroll Hospital — Carroll County Times (3/15 Dwayne Richardson holds a bachelor of science in nursing from Widener University)
  • Nina M. Mulrooney has changed positions at The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Co. — Relationship Science (3/16 Widener alumna Nina Mulrooney is senior vice president and general auditor)

Athletics update:

Events on main campus Sunday:

Events on Commonwealth Law campus today:

  • Dean’s Diversity Forum; Thurgood Marshall — Twenty Five Years After: Still Celebrating a Life that Changed the Way We See The World; 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; A180

 

Other events: