Tuesday, February 13, 2018

In the News:

  • Today in History: Feb. 12, 2018 – Delaware County Daily Times (2/12 – Ten years ago journalist Evan Weiner, author of the book, “The Business and Politics of Sports,” spoke at Widener and gave an insider’s look at some of the politics behind stadium developments around the country)
  • Widener’s Tyler Drews reflects on huge game – CBS Philly (2/12 – CBS Philly and KYW Newsradio feature Widener junior and guard on the Pride men’s basketball team Tyler Drews who had a career-high 40 points on Hood College in a 104-80 victory this past weekend)
  • Stavrakis overcomes hip injury to start in SU MLAX cage – The Flyer (2/12 – Article mentiones the upcoming Widener men’s lacrosse game against Salisbury University. The game was also featured on WRDE News.)

Alumni News:

  • Sarah Willetts new partner at Noonan law firm – Cumberland Times News (2/11 – Sarah Willetts is a graduate of Commonwealth Law School)
  • People in the News – Feb. 12, 2018 – The Legal Intelligencer (2/12 – Philadelphia based law firm McEldrew Young recently welcomed Jordan Strokovsky, a graduate of Delaware Law School)
  • Newark appoints deputy city solicitor – Newark Post (2/13 –  Commonwealth Law graduate Geena George was named Newark’s deputy city solicitor)
  • Interview: William P. Doyle – CEO, Dredging Contractors of America – Marine Link (2/13 – William Doyle is a Commonwealth Law alumnus)
  • Former GOP Congressman Jon Fox dead at 70 – The Philadelphia Inquirer (2/13 – The obituary for Delaware Law School graduate Jon Fox is featured online and in today’s print edition)

Press Releases:

Athletics Update:

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Women’s Basketball vs. Arcadia; 6 p.m.; Home
  • Men’s Basketball vs. Arcadia; 8 p.m.; Home

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus Today:

  • In-Service Faculty Meeting; 9 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.; L205

Events on Delaware Law Campus Today:

  • Phi Alpha Delta Bake Sale; 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.; Main Street

Monday, February 12, 2018

In the News:

  • State government standoff: Pennsylvania’s ‘constitutional crisis’ over court’s redistricting decision – WHYY (2/9 – This article quotes Commonwealth Law School Professor John Gedid. Professor Gedid’s comments also ran on WHYY radio segment.)
  • Morrison, Berard, Kelley, Caraker announce college athletic plans – Daily Hampshire Gazette (2/9 – Hopkins Academy student Hannah Berard signed on to play Division III soccer for Widener)
  • Nine centers achieve National Senior Center Accreditation in January – Public Now (2/9 – Widener is mentioned in this article announcing that the Chester Senior Center received the National Senior Center Accreditation)
  • ABC 27 News (2/11 – This Sunday Morning News broadcast discusses the upcoming debate on legalizing marijuana that will take place at Commonwealth Law campus this Thursday from noon to 1 p.m. The official press announcement on the event was shared by Public Now.)

Alumni News:

  • Goldstein named chief deputy, Reardon appointed state solicitor – Delaware.gov (2/9 – Aaron Goldstein, a Commonwealth Law graduate, was named chief deputy attorney general. This announcement also appeared in Sussex Living and Dover Post.)
  • Notebook: And for the defense…Mike Miller – Maryland Matters (2/9 – Commonwealth Law graduate Reggie McKoy will serve as the field and outreach director for MD gubernatorial candidate Rushern Baker)

Athletics Update:

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • President’s Lecture; 12 – 12:45 p.m.; Lathem Hall
  • Public Stargazing; 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.; Widener Observatory, Kirkbride Hall

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus Today:

  • Business Advising Lunch; 12 – 1:30 p.m.; L201
  • BLSA Panel Discussion; 5:30 – 7 p.m.; L203

Friday, February 9, 2018

In the News:

  • In School  – Carroll County Times (2/8 – Article announces Widener undergraduate students who achieved dean’s list status during the fall 2017 semester)
  • Widener University School of Engineering mini camp’s photos – Ms. B: The Good News Blog (2/8 – Photos and summary from the Widener Engineering high school girls mini-camp)
  • Legislature will miss gerrymander fix deadline; what now? – Meadville Tribune (2/9 – Commonwealth Law Professor Michael Dimino is quoted)
  • Ask the Experts: Is there a cool credit crowd? – WalletHub (2/9 – Professor of Marketing and Director of Sports Management Brian Larson provides his expertise in this Q&A)

Alumni News:

  • People in the News—Feb. 08, 2018 – The Legal Intelligencer (2/8 – Delaware Law graduate Elisa Advani was appointed to serve a one-year term as secretary for the Hispanic Bar Association of Pennsylvania)

Athletics Update: 

Events for Delaware Law Campus Today:

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus Today:

  • Beyond Gridlock: EL&S Book Discussion; 12 – 1 p.m.; Room A180

Events on Main Campus Saturday and Sunday:

  • Men’s Volleyball – First Home Match; Saturday 2 – 3 p.m.; Home
  • FreshBaked Theatre Company presents: The Seal Wife; Sunday 2 – 2:45 p.m.; Alumni Auditorium
  • Chamber Music’s Studio Recital; Sunday 3 – 4 p.m.; Kapelski LC1

Events on Delaware Law Campus Saturday:

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution Competition; 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Vale Courtroom

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus Saturday:

  • Wills for Heroes; 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.; L202, L203 & the Pit

 

Thursday, February 8, 2018

In the News:

  • Arthur Frakt – Teton Valley News (2/8 – This Idaho based news outlet covered the recent passing of Arthur Frakt, former dean of both Commonwealth and Delaware Law Schools)
  • Student news: Stories of perseverance shared at Young Men’s Conference – My Central Jersey (2/8 – The names of local Widener students on the fall 2017 dean’s list are featured in this article)
  • 90.5 WESA (2/6 – This Pittsburgh NPR station ran a story featuring Commonwealth Law Emeritus Professor John Gedid about the current congressional redistricting debate)

Athletics Update:

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Eagles Parade Viewing; Starts at 10:45 a.m.; University Center Atrium

Events on Delaware Law Campus Today:

  • Eagles Parade Viewing; 11 a.m.; Student Lounge, Main Law Building

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus Today:

  • Eagles Parade Viewing; 11 a.m.; The Pit

 

 

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

In the News:

  • Arthur Frakt (1939-2018) – The Faculty Lounge (2/5 – Arthur Frakt, the former dean of both Commonwealth and Delaware Law Schools, passed away over the weekend)
  • Widener University Delaware Law School and First Healthcare Compliance to co-host Healthcare Compliance Symposium on April 12, 2018 – The Daily Telescope (2/7 – This upcoming symposium will be hosted on the Delaware Law campus)

Alumni News:

  • Even with stellar credentials, his hobbies may serve him best – Catholic Philly (2/6 – Andrew McLaughlin, the first superintendent of elementary education for the archdiocesan Office for Catholic Education, is a Widener alumnus) 
  • What does the White House Counsel do for the president? – Vail Daily (2/6 – White House Counsel Don McGahn is a graduate of Commonwealth Law)

Athletics Update:

Events on Main Campus Today:

Events on Delaware Law Campus Today:

  • BLSA Black History Month Display; 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Main Street
  • Blood Drive; 2 – 6 p.m.; Blood Bank Mobile Bus on campus
  • BLSA Special Election for Interim Treasurer; 5 – 6 p.m.; Main Law Building Room 248