Wednesday, April 18, 2018

In the News:

  • Good news in the district – The Philadelphia Tribune (4/17 – Article covers the recent President For A Day event on campus that involved junior DeShawn Ivey temporarily swapping roles with President Julie E. Wollman)
  • Student achievers from Bucks, Montgomery counties recognized – The Intelligencer (4/18 – Widener students Daijah Rice and Leonard Welch as well as Widener Commonwealth Law student Michael Joyce are recognized for their recent accomplishments)

Alumni News:

  • “Restorative Justice”: Criminal justice reform lecture by Chris Johnson – The Review (4/17 – Delaware Law graduate and candidate for Delaware Attorney General, Chris Johnson, spoke on a panel about his plans to reform the state’s criminal justice system)
  • Ian Thomas and Brianna Davidson Jarrett – The Maryland Daily Record (4/17 – Brianna Davidson Jarrett is a graduate of Widener Law School)

Athletics Update:

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • The Creative Writing Senior Seminar Reading; 4 – 5 p.m.; Drost Room, Wolfgram Library, 2nd Floor
  • Breaking Down the Walls Between Us: Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program; 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.; Founders Hall, Room 109
  • Spring 2018 Themed Dinner Series; 5 – 6:30 p.m.; J. Willard & Alice S. Marriott Dining Room
  • Women’s Lacrosse vs. Alvernia; 7 p.m.; Home

Events on Delaware Law Campus Today:

  • Domestic Violence Awareness Info Table; 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Main Street
  • Phi Alpha Delta March of Dimes Collection; 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Main Street
  • Delaware Law Student Awards Ceremony’ 5 – 7 p.m.; Ruby R. Vale Courtroom

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus Today:

  • Dean’s Pizza in the Pit; 12:30 – 2 p.m.; The Pit
  • Moot Court Internal Competition; 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.; A180
  • SBA Trivia Night; 6:30 – 10 p.m.; Sidebar Cafe

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

In the News:

  • Lions blaze competition at Chester Quarry Classic – The Signal (4/16 – Coverage of the Chester Quarry Classic track meet hosted at Widener this past weekend)
  • Who’s News – The Daily Journal (4/16 – Article features students honored at the Widener High School Leadership Awards and an undergraduate who participated in Alternative Spring Break)
  • Local Jury Orders J&J to Pay Out $117 Million in Asbestos Case – New Brunswick Today (4/17 – Article quotes Jean Eggen, distinguished emerita professor of law at Delaware Law School)
  • State College grad Brady Franks enjoying successful year at Widener – Centre Daily Times (4/17 – Widener freshman and men’s lacrosse player Brady Franks is highlighted in this article)

Alumni News:

  • Why Gene Truno – Guest Post – Delaware Politics (4/17 – U.S. Senate candidate Gene Truno is a graduate of Delaware Law)
  • Howell Republican Endorse 2018 Ticket – Shore News Network (4/16 – Thomas Russo, a candidate for Howell Township council, is a graduate of Widener Law School)

Athletics Update:

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Baseball vs. Rutgers-Camden; 3:30 p.m.; Home
  • Health Care Management 40th Anniversary Celebration; 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.; Lathem Hall

Events on Delaware Law Campus Today:

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

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus Today:

  • Barbri Table Day; The Pit
  • Faculty Meeting; 12 – 2 p.m.; L205
  • Financial Aid Exit Counseling Session; 3 – 4 p.m.; L205
  • Graduation Meeting; 5 – 5:45 p.m.; A180

 

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

 

Friday, April 13, 2018

In the News:

  • Asbestos-Laden Talc Products Verdict Means J&J, Imerys Owe Millions – Bloomberg (4/11 – Jean M. Eggen, Distinguished Professor Emerita of Law at Delaware Law School, is quoted)
  • College Corner: Lower Cape’s Holden commits with Widener – Press of Atlantic City (4/12 – Pat Holden, a Lower Cape May Regional high school student, will continue his basketball career at Widener)
  • Student art and creativity debut in literary journal Prairie Margins – Bowling Green Falcon Media (4/12 – Article mentions Widener’s participation in the 2016 Forum for Undergraduate Student Editors (FUCE) conference which connected schools that produce literary journals)
  • Justices Weigh Bankruptcy Fallout of Unkept Pledge to Pay Lawyers – Bloomberg Law (4/12 – Article quotes Juliet M. Moringiello, a business law professor at Widener Commonwealth Law)
  • Top 10 for Friday: These are the Top 10 things to do this weekend – Delaware County Daily Times (4/13 – Today’s community briefing lists the Widener Recital Series featuring Jim Ridl Quartet at Kapelski Recital Hall on Sunday, April 15 at 3 p.m.)

Alumni News:

  • 40-million makeover – Naples Daily News (4/13 – Article features Steven Falciani, general manager of the Hilton Marco Island Beach Resort & Spa and a Widener graduate)

Homepage Feature Story:

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Walk a Mile in Her Shoes; 12 – 2 p.m.; Memorial Field
  • Baseball vs. Alvernia; 3:30 p.m.; Home

Events on Delaware Law Campus Today:

  • Law Symposium on Dignity Rights & Environmental Justice; 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Ruby R. Vale Courtroom

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus Today:

  • Moot Court Oral Argument Practice; 1 – 4:30 p.m.; A170
  • Trial Advocacy – Hugh Pearce; 6 – 11 p.m.; A180

Events for Main Campus This Weekend:

  • Men’s Outdoor Track & Field vs. Chester Quarry Classic; Saturday @ 11 a.m.; Home
  • Women’s Outdoor Track & Field vs. Chester Quarry Classic; Saturday @ 11 a.m.; Home
  • Softball vs. Alvernia (DH); Saturday @ 1 p.m.; Home
  • Softball vs. Alvernia (DH); Saturday @ 3 p.m.; Home
  • Men’s Lacrosse vs. Lycoming; Saturday @ 7 p.m.; Home
  • Senior Speed-Friending; Sunday @ 1 -3 p.m.; William Way LGBT Center, 1315 Spruce Street, Philadelphia
  • 2018 Widener Recital Series; Sunday @ 3 – 4 p.m.; Kapelski Recital Hall

Events for Delaware Law Campus Sunday:

  • Employment Law Society Donor Dash; 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.; Philadelphia Art Museum

 

 

 

Thursday, April 12, 2018

In the News:

  • Univali Signs International Teacher Mobility Agreement with Delaware Law School – Univali (4/10 – Article features a recent agreement signed by dean Rod Smolla between Delaware Law and the University of the Vale do Itajaí (Univali) in Brazil)
  • Does talcum powder cause cancer? A legal and scientific battle rages – Fox News 61 (4/11 – This CNN news article featured yesterday is picked up again and quotes Jean Eggen, distinguished professor emerita of law at Delaware Law)
  • Upset about the Supreme Court’s redistricting ruling? Use the ballot box – not impeachment – Penn Live (4/11 – This guest editorial is written by Commonwealth Law dean Christian Johnson and Commonwealth Law professor Michael R. Dimino Sr., and professor emeritus Robert C. Power)
  • Bridge to nowhere: gaps in Treasury G-Sib bankruptcy plan – Risk.net (4/11 – Article quotes Bruce Grohsgal, the Helen S. Balick Visiting Professor in Business Bankruptcy Law at Delaware Law)
  • Regulating Immigration in a Deregulatory Administration – The Regulatory Review (4/11 – Commonwealth Professor of Law and Government Jill Family was a the author of an opinion article)
  • Brauvelt student among those to experience an “Alternative Spring Break” – Rockland County Times (4/12 – Article features local Widener students who volunteered their time over spring break)

Alumni News:

  • Fannie Mae’s Jeffery Hayward Talks Affordable Housing, Millennials and Zoning – Commercial Observer (4/11 – Fannie Mae Executive Vice President and Head of Multifamily Jeffery Hayward is a Widener alum) 
  • Kennett school officials approve resignations, new hires – Southern Chester County Weekly (4/11 – Article references employment news from Widener graduate Mary Carroll, who now works in special education at Kennett High)

Athletics Update:

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Take Back the Night; 7 p.m.; Alumni Auditorium

Events on Delaware Law Campus Today:

  • Healthcare Compliance Symposium; 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.; Ruby R. Vale Courtroom
  • Domestic Violence Awareness Info Table; 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Main Street
  • Visiting Scholar Lecture: Anastasia Telesetsky; 12 – 2 p.m.; Special Collections Room

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus Today:

  • Moot Court Oral Argument Practice; 11 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.; A170