Wednesday, December 13, 2017

In the News:

  • Tune in today from 11-11:30 a.m to SiriusXM channel 111 to hear James May, Delaware Law Professor, on Knowledge@Wharton, a daily show from Wharton’s School at University of Pennsylvania that goes behind the headlines.
  • A Closer Look: Why Does Public Television Have More Longest-Running Shows Than Other Channels – 24/7 Wall St. (12/12 – This article quotes Amy Franzini, associate professor and chair of communication studies at Widener University)
  • Student Achievers – The Intelligencer (12/12 – Laura Geitz, a Widener student, is named in this article for her leadership role at the recent Common Ground event held at the National Constitution Center. The same article also appeared in the Bucks County Courier Times.)
  • Winner of the Rotary Club of Chester’s “Joe Cirilli Scholarship at Widener University” – Delaware County Daily Times (12/13 – On page 10 of a special section on the Chester Rotary Club, Widener students, Jenny Metelus, a junior anthropology major, and Anish Sharan, a sophomore hospitality major, were named as honorees)

Alumni News:

  • PLW People in the News – The Legal Intelligencer (12/12 – Michelle Henry, a graduate of the Commonwealth Law School and first deputy attorney general for the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office, was honored with the 2017 Excellence in Public Service Alumni Award from Commonwealth Law School)

Athletics Update:

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

In the News:

  • OPINION: Is this tax plan a dream-crusher for higher ed’s food service workers, maintenance staff and housekeepers? – The Hechinger Report (12/12 – Column written by President Dr. Julie E. Wollman)
  • The Head Game – WBCB 1490 AM (12/8 – Kristen Focht, a clinical psychology doctoral candidate at Widener, was a guest on the sports radio show)
  • A Case in Mississippi Raises Questions About the Legal Security of Nontraditional Families – Slate (12/11 – Delaware Law Professor John Culhane writes the monthly column Hey, Daddy!)
  • Here’s what’s at stake for the 21 kids suing the Trump administration over climate change – Think Progress (12/11 – Article quotes Delaware Law Professor James May)
  • Delaware Law Professor John Culhane will be a guest on Radio Times on WHYY on 12/ 12 between 10 – 11 a.m. for a segment called “SCOTUS debates same-sex wedding cake case.”

Alumni News:

  • Briefs: Seabrook retirement community gets new executive director – Asbury Park Press (12/10 – Victoria Paone is a Delaware Law graduate)
  • Movers & Shakers: Springpoint Senior Living, Plymouth Place – Senior Housing News (12/11 – David Woodward holds a bachelor of science degree in hospitality administration from Widener and a masters of jurisprudence from Delaware Law)

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus Today:

  • US Green Building Council Meeting; 7:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.; L202

Athletics Update:

Monday, December 11, 2017

In the News:

  • DNREC offers seats at the table for writing new Coastal Zone regulations – Delaware Public Media WDDE (12/8 – Article quotes Kenneth Kristl, environmental law professor at Delaware Law)
  • Kids’ Lawsuit Over Climate Change Faces Big Test In Federal Court – Bloomberg (12/8 – James May, a Delaware Law professor, was quoted as an expert)
  • People You Know, Dec. 8, 2017 – York Dispatch (12/8 – List mentions Widener student Aidan Hostetter leading a table discussion at the Common Ground event at the National Constitution Center)
  • Ford’s $1 Billion Impact Investment Fund Gets New Manager; Gill Foundation Hires CEO From Within – The Chronicle of Philanthropy (12/8 – Linda Durant, senior vice president for university advancement at Widener, will become vice president of development at the Council for Advancement and Support of Education)

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Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Public Stargazing; 6 – 7 p.m.; Kirkbride Observatory

Athletics Update:

Friday, December 8, 2017

In the News:

  • 2018 Best Colleges and Universities in Pennsylvania – The Edvocate (12/8 – Widener University is listed under national university recognition)
  • Top 10 for Friday: These are the 10 best things to do this weekend – Delaware County News Network (12/8 – List mentions that the Widener University Chorale will perform at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church on Dec. 10 at 4 p.m.)

Alumni News:

  • Senate Stocks Superior Court, Confirms Two County Prosecutors – New Jersey Law Journal (12/7 – Lisa Puglisi, George Gangloff Jr., Joseph Chiarello, Michael Joyce and Jeffrey Sutherland are all Widener University School of Law graduates)
  • Natural Grocers (NGVC) Names Todd Dissinger as Chief Financial Officer – Street Insider (12/7 – Todd Dissinger holds a BS and MBA from Widener University)

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Hot Pepper Shakespeare 2017; 1 – 2:30 p.m.; Wolfgram Memorial Library Drost Room

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus Today:

  • Civ Pro Review/Professor Susan Raeker-Jordan; 2 – 3:30 p.m.; L204

Events on Main Campus Saturday:

  • Celebration of Christmas Dreams film; 6 – 7 p.m.; University Center Atrium

Events on Main Campus Sunday:

  • Widener Chorale Concert; 4 – 5 p.m.; St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 301 E 9th St., Chester

Thursday, December 7, 2017

In the News:

  • When the Truth Is Unconstitutional – The New York Times (12/7 – Opinion piece quotes a law review article by Delaware Law School Dean Rodney Smolla)
  • Cake and Civil Rights at the Supreme Court – The American Law Journal (12/5 – Program featured Delaware Law Professor John Culhane)
  • Can a US President Obstruct Justice? – Voice of America (12/6 – Delaware Law Professor John Culhane was quoted)
  • ‘Christmas Dreams’ kicks off the holiday spirit with event – Digital Journal (12/6 – Event will be held at Widener University on Dec. 9)
  • Sens. Coons, Isakson introduce bipartisan legislation to increase college access and graduation rates – Public Now (12/6 – Widener University is listed as a supporter of the legislation)

Alumni News:

  • State Rep. Madeleine Dean running for lieutenant governor – Montgomery News (12/5 – State Rep. Madeleine Dean is a Widener University School of Law graduate)
  • Christie Nominates 19 to Superior Court, 1 to Tax Court – New Jersey Law Journal (12/5 – Lisa Puglisi, George Gangloff Jr.Michael Joyce and Joseph Chiarello are Widener University School of Law graduate)

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Holiday Open House; 11:15 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.; Lathem Hall

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus Today:

  • PA Solar Future Project Meeting; 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.;  A180, A170 & A172
  • Property P Review/Professor Dernbach; 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.; L202
  • Business Organizations Review Session/Hussey; 2 – 3:30 p.m; L202

Athletics Update: