Thursday, June 28, 2018

In the News:

  • Friends and Neighbors – Daily Hampshire Gazette (6/22 – Benjamin Davis received his bachelor’s degree in sociology from Widener)
  • People make strides on the job and in the community – Delco News Network (6/25 – Article shares Widener faculty members awarded promotions or tenure effective fall 2018)
  • ABC27 Nightside (6/27 – Commonwealth Law Professor Michael Domino spoke with ABC27 about the impact of Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement, his role in major recent cases, and potential nominees)
  • WDEL 101.7 FM (6/27 – Delaware Law Dean Rod Smolla spoke with WDEL’s Allan Loudell regarding Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement announcement)
  • Did US Justice Anthony Kennedy just destroy his own legacy? – Politico (6/28 – Delaware Law Professor John Culhane leads off an article of 17 legal thinkers who argue about why the retiring justice mattered and what his exit could mean for his most consequential decisions)
  • Speech, Sex and the Neo-Victorians – Simple Justice (6/27 – Article references a speech given by Delaware Law Dean Rod Smolla at a meeting of the National Association of College and University Attorneys)
  • 2018’s Best Beach Towns to Live in – WalletHub (6/27 – Commonwealth Law Professor John Dernbach is quoted about how beach front real estate may be affected by climate change)
  • Deans’ lists – Altoona Mirror (6/28 – Commonwealth Law students Haleigh Heaton, Katelyn Maltais and Marissa Mazurak are recognized for their dean’s list achievements)

Alumni News:

  • Bessicks wins State’s Attorney’s race – Cecil Daily (6/27 – State’s Attorney-elect Amanda Bessicks is a graduate of Delaware Law)

Tune in Tomorrow:

  • WITF Smart Talk; Friday, June 29 @ 9 a.m.; Commonwealth Law Professor Michael Dimino will be on the segment to discuss the retirement of Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy)

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Young Scientists Summer Mini-Camp; 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.; Main campus
  • Engineering Summer Camp; All Day; Main Campus

 

 

 

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Wednesday, June 27, 2018

In the News:

  • Back Mountain residents in the news – The Dallas Post (6/20 – Students Gabrielle Buchter and Seth Brakefield earned degrees from Widener in May)
  • Around Town – The Triburo Banner (6/21 – Mary Grace Sempa made dean’s list at Commonwealth Law)
  • Celebrations, June 24, 2018 – Santa Fe New Mexican (6/23 – Annette Gates of Santa Fe earned a Master of Education in human sexuality studies from Widener)
  • CCTI application demand is high – Times News Online (6/26 – Karissa Nenscel is this year’s Widener Leadership Scholarship recipient at Carbon Career and Technical Institute)
  • 10 Ways to Attend a Music Festival on a College Student Budget – College Magazine (6/26 – Article quotes rising senior and civil engineer major Kayla Nelson)
  • Supreme Court upholds travel ban, Delaware reacts – WDEL (6/26 – Delaware Law Professor Mary Brigid McManamon spoke with WDEL’s Allan Loudell regarding yesterday’s SCOTUS ruling that upholds President Trump’s travel ban)
  • Dean’s Lists – Bethlehem Press (6/26 – Widener undergraduates Jared Link, Donovan Stuard, Tejya Johnson and Jason Siegfried are recognized for making dean’s list last semester)
  • A More Nuanced View of Law on Campus Speech – Inside Higher Ed (6/27 – Article features Delaware Law dean Rod Smolla who discusses the history and status of American law on free speech)
  • When Professors Stir Outrage, What’s a University to Do? – Chronicle of Higher Education (6/27 – Story quotes Rod Smolla, Delaware Law dean)

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Young Scientists Summer Mini-Camp; 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.; Main campus
  • Engineering Summer Camp; All Day; Main Campus

Events on Commonwealth Law campus today:

  • Review Session with Professor Lee; 5 – 8 p.m.; L203

 

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

In the News:

  • Friends and Neighbors – Daily Hampshire Gazette (6/22 – Benjamin Davis received a bachelor’s degree in sociology from Widener)
  • Education Briefs – The Newnan Times-Herald (6/24 – Brooke Mahon was named to the spring 2018 dean’s list at Widener)
  • Widener University Delaware Law School names new director of development – Hockessin Community News (6/25 –  Julie Topkis Nason joined the administration at Delaware Law School as director of development)
  • Atlanta Charts a Path to 100 Percent Renewable Electricity – Inside Climate News (6/25 – Article quotes John C. Dernbach, a professor at Commonwealth Law School  and an expert in the legal aspects of transitioning from fossil fuels to renewables)
  • Community Briefs: Give input on county health needs through Aug. 8 – Delaware County Daily Times (6/25 –  This community brief online and in today’s paper promotes the upcoming Widener business and robotics summer camps in July)
  • Skinny Shaming Is Not the Same as Fat Phobia – Self Magazine (6/26 – Melissa A. Fabello, a graduate of the Human Sexuality Studies program, is the author of this article outlining that not all kinds of oppression or stigma are interchangeable)

Events on Main Campus today:

  • Young Scientists Summer Mini-Camp; 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.; Main campus
  • Engineering Summer Camp; All Day; Main Campus

Monday, June 25, 2018

In the News:

  • Area students named to Widener University dean’s list – Middletown Transcript (6/21 – Patrick Downey, Zan Usmani, John Dunbar and Alice Garvey were named to the spring 2018 dean’s list at Widener)
  • Gray named to Widener University dean’s list – Smyrna-Clayton Sun-Times (6/21 – Nicole Gray was named to the spring 2018 dean’s list at Widener)
  • Bush of Truxton Named to Widener University Dean’s List – Madison County Courier (6/21 – Hiland Bush was named to the spring 2018 dean’s list at Widener)
  • WDEL 101.7 FM(6/21 and 6/23 – Delaware Law Professor Mary Brigid McManamon spoke with WDEL’s Allan Loudell about what it would take for President Trump to federalize National Guard units of states unwilling to send troops to the border. The segment was featured on multiple broadcasts and online.)
  • Funds Prop Up Merger Price Case Filings Despite Risks – Bloomberg Law (6/22 – Delaware Law Professor Emeritus Lawrence Hamermesh is quoted)
  • Today in History: June 24, 2018 – Delaware County Daily Times (6/24 – Pennsylvania Military College allowed women war workers to stay in its dormitories in the summer of 1918)
  • People make strides on the job and in the community – Town Talk (6/25 – Widener announced members of the its faculty who have been awarded promotions or tenure)

Alumni News:

  • Interboro School Board approves budget, new member – Delaware County Daily Times (6/21 – Christine Alonso, who received a bachelor’s degree in history from Widener, will join the Interboro School Board)

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Engineering Summer Camp; All Day; Main Campus
  • Monday Mile Walking Series; 12 p.m.; 14th & Melrose

Athletics Update:

Thursday, June 21, 2018

In the News:

  • OLMA Valedictorian awarded scholarship from NJ Baseball/Softball Umpires Association – NJ.com (6/19 – Morgan Hagerty, a scholarship recipient, will attend Widener in the fall to study early education)
  • Tri-Town News On Campus, June 20 – CentralJersey.com (6/19 – Matthew Guarino earned a bachelor of civil engineering and Kelly Poretti earned a bachelor of biomedical engineering)
  • Ten Morristown Residents Earn Degrees from Area Universities – Tap into Morristown (6/20 – Mark Verba earned a bachelor of science in biology from Widener)

Alumni News:

  • Make Freedom to Breathe a Constitutional Right – U.S. 1 Newspaper (6/20Article talks about Delaware River Keeper Maya K. van Rossum, who holds a master of laws from Widener)

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Pride Experience 1: Summer Registration; 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.; Main campus

Athletics Update: