Monday, April 16, 2018

In the News:

  • Moorestown Friends Athletes Commit To Play College Sports – Moorestown Patch (4/13 – Moorestown Friends School senior Charlotte Stern will become a member of the Widener women’s basketball team)
  • See the new lineup for the 2018-2019 Philadelphia Speakers Series – Philadelphia Patch (4/13 – The Philadelphia Speakers Series presented by Widener announced that James Comey, Gloria Steinem, Jeb Bush and Dave Barry are among the speakers coming to Kimmel Center during the 2018/2019 season)
  • Widener announces commencement speakers – Delaware County Daily Times (4/15 – Widener announces Jeffrey Rosen and U.S. Air Force Maj. Heather “Lucky” Penney as the speakers for its May 2018 commencement ceremonies)
  • Community Briefs: Need business attire? Visit Neumann campus Tuesday – Delaware County Daily Times (4/15 – This weekend community briefing lists the upcoming “Bringing Awareness to Disparities” workshop hosted at Widener as part of National Minority Health Month from 8:30 – noon on Wednesday, April 25)
  • Harrell has Alternative Spring Break experience through Widener University – Herald Mail Media (4/16 – Article discusses the nearly 60 Widener students, who took part in the national Alternative Spring Break program this semester. Additional coverage featured in Gloucester City News.)

Alumni News:

  • New DA working to restore trust – Altoona Mirror (4/16 – Bedford County district attorney Lesley Childers-Potts is a Commonwealth Law graduate)

Athletics Update:

Upcoming events:

  • Widener Football Spring Jamboree; Thursday, April 19 @ 6:15 p.m.; Quick Stadium

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Sustainability Expo; 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.; University Center Atrium
  • Workshop on Invisible Illnesses to combat stigma associated with mental health disorders; 12 – 1 p.m.; Freedom Hall
  • Guest Speaker: National Geographic photographer Paul Nicklen; 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.; University Center, Webb Room
  • Greek Week Opening Ceremony & Field Day; 4 – 6 p.m.; Kapelski Field
  • Softball vs. Penn State Brandywine (DH); 4 p.m.; Home
  • Softball vs. Penn State Brandywine (DH); 6 p.m.; Home
  • Philadelphia Speaker Series: Paul Nicklen; 8 – 9 p.m.; Kimmel Center, 300 South Broad Street, Philadelphia
  • Public Stargazing; 8:30 – 9:30 p.m.; Widener Observatory, Kirkbride

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus Today:

  • Graduation Meeting; 1 – 1:45 p.m.; A180

Events on Delaware Law Campus Today:

  • Domestic Violence Awareness Info Table; 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Main Street
  • Phi Alpha Delta Bake Sale; 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Main Street