Thursday, June 22, 2017

In the News:

  • Delaware House passes changes to Coastal Zone Act – The News Journal (6/21 – Kenneth Kristl, director of the Environmental Rights Institute at Delaware Law, provided testimony. Similar stories appeared in NewsworksDelaware State News and on WBOC-TV
  • Focus on Delco – Delaware County Daily Times (6/21 – No link available; see page 2 for a photo of the Widener Partnership Charter School promotion ceremony)
  • Environmentalists Win in Court Over Gas Drilling in Pennsylvania Forests – NBC Philadelphia (6/20 – John Dernbach, a professor of environmental law and sustainability at Commonwealth law, was quoted in this AP story, which also appeared in Penn EnergyThe Sentinel and the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review)
  • Widener Partnership Charter School promotion ceremony – Ms. B: The Good News Blog (6/20)
  • South Jersey Residents Among Graduates to Receive Doctorate & Master Degree from Widener – Gloucester City News (6/20 – Listing of recent graduates)
  • WPCS International Incorporated : Business leaders give scholarship – 4Traders.com (6/20 – Story on the scholarship gift the Widener Partnership Chaster School received from Gretz Beer Co.)

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

In the News:

  • US Supreme Court Faced With ‘Landmark Case’ in Wisconsin Gerrymandering Dispute – Sputnik News (6/20 – Wes Leckrone, associate professor of political science, provided expert commentary. This story also appeared in The Villages Sun Times and on SoundCloud.com
  • Pa. Supreme Court upholds broad interpretation of Environmental Rights Amendment – NPR StateImpact (6/20 – John Dernbach, an environmental law professor at Commonwealth Law, provided expert commentary. Dernbach was also quoted in an AP article in the Sun-Gazette
  • Cosby faces defamation and assault cases after mistrial – Independent (6/20 – Delaware Law Dean Rod Smolla provided expert commentary) 
  • Clarks Summit resident Matthew Pettinato graduates from Widener University – The Abington Journal (6/20)
  • People You Know – York Dispatch (6/20 – Listing of recent graduates) 

Homepage Feature Story:

  • Seeing Possibilities Assisting the blind abroad shows Spanish education student anything is possible

 

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Coming Up:

  • Today: Wes Leckrone, associate professor of political science, will be interviewed on Radio Sputnik World Service in Moscow at 10:05 a.m. about the possibility of the Supreme Court to hear potentially landmark case on partisan gerrymandering.

In the News:

  • Delaware Law School prof says Supreme Court ruling favoring rock band likely protects Washington Redskins’ name – WDEL-AM (6/19 – Delaware Law Dean Rod Smolla was interviewed)
  • Romie Griesmer, a lecturer at Delaware Law, was interviewed about the Cosby mistrial on WDEL-AM on 6/19.
  • Delaware Coastal Zone Act bill the wrong way to govern – The News Journal (6/16 – Mention of Kenneth Kristl, associate professor of law at Delaware Law) 
  • Campus Corner – CentralJersey.com (6/15 – Mention of a student inducted to Omega Chi Epsilon at Widener)  
  • What I did on my summer vacation: 3 steps to get your retirement plan on track – Market Watch (6/13 – Column post by Kenn Tacchino, professor and head of the department of Economics, Finance, and Taxation)
  • Delaware Law Professor John Culhane was interviewed on by on Deutsche Welle, a German TV station about the possible obstruction of justice investigation against Trump.

Events on Main Campus Today:

Monday, June 19, 2017

In the News:

  • Despite mistrial in criminal case, civil lawsuits await Cosby – U.S. News & World Report (6/18 – Delaware Law Dean Rod Smolla provided expert commentary for this Reuters story on the mistrial. This story also appeared on MSN, the Sun Daily, and Yahoo! News, as well as a number of other outlets) 
  • Darrell Spurlock, associate professor and director of the Leadership Center for Nursing Education Research, was mentioned in an interview on WESA-FM, an NPR affiliate, about his expert opinion on the situation for the nursing students at Duquesne University.
  • Gerrymandered? New lawsuit demands fairer congressional districts – PennLive (6/15 – Commonwealth Law Professor Emeritus John Capowski provided expert commentary. A similar story appeared in the York Dispatch)
  • School Of Engineering Receives National Institute Of Health Grant To Promote Interdisciplinary Training – Public Now (6/15) 

News Releases:

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • HR’s Online Performance Management System Demonstrations; 9 a.m. and 3 p.m; Founders Hall, Room 109

Athletic Update:

Thursday, June 15, 2017

In the News:

  • Delaware Law Professor Mary Brigid McManamon was interviewed in WDEL-AM on 6/14 about Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ testimony.

News Releases:

  • Elon Law professor’s article selected for popular legal textbook – Elon.edu (Mention of a book edited by Delaware Law Dean Rod Smolla

Athletic Update:

  • College sports notebook – The Dallas Post (6/14 – Mention of Josh Colley, a member of the Men’s Track & Field team, who recently graduated)