Wednesday, December 6, 2017

In the News:

  • Del Tech, Widener Law School collaborate to create criminal justice connected degree – Cape Gazette (12/2 – Story about the articulation agreement between Delaware Technical Community College and Delaware Law School.)
  • ‘They have blood on their hands:’ Sutherland Springs families target Air Force ‘negligence’ after church shooting – Military One Click (12/4 – Article quotes Delaware Law Professor John Culhane.)
  • State Solar Energy Planning Group To Discuss Community Solar And Electricity Strategies At December Public Meeting — PublicNow (12/5 announcement of public meeting and panel discussion happening at Commonwealth Law School.)

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Snacks in the Library; 2 – 3 p.m.; Wolfgram Memorial Library Drost Room
  • Fall Concert: Widener Chorale; 7:30 – 8:30 p.m.; Lathem
  • Fall 2017 Bistro Dinner Series; 5 – 6:30 p.m.; Marriott Dining Room

Athletics Update:

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

In the News:

  • Night Words: Mercury, Saturn exit evening sky; Mars, Jupiter rise in morning sky – Delco News Network (12/3 – Column by Professor Harry Augensen, director of Widener’s observatory.)
  • The Most Important Cake in America – Politico (12/4 – Column written by Delaware Law Professor John Culhane. The piece also appeared on Viral Today and True Viral News.)
  • Can the President Obstruct Justice? – Politico (12/4 – Delaware Law Professor John Culhane was one of 18 experts featured in the article. The article also appeared on True Viral News.)
  • Merger Class Actions Dry Up As “Deregulation Tsunami” Looms – Financial Executives International Daily (12/4 – Delaware Law Professor Emeritus Lawrence Hamermesh is quoted)
  • Go straight from DelTech to Widener University law school – The News Journal (12/4 – Story about the articulation agreement between Delaware Technical Community College and Delaware Law School.)

Alumni News:

  • People in the news, Dec. 5 – McKnight’s Senior Living (12/5 – David Woodward holds an undergraduate degree in hospitality administration from Widener University and a master’s of jurisprudence degree from Delaware Law School.)
  • Five South Jersey attorneys nominated for court seats – Courier Post (12/5 – Michael Joyce, George H. Gangloff Jr. and Lisa Puglisi are Delaware Law School graduates)

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Delaware County Heritage Commission; 5 p.m.; PMC Museum
  • Widener University Careers & Communication Studies Professional Panel; 6 – 7 p.m.; Freedom Hall

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus Today:

  • Employee Holiday Luncheon; 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.; SideBar Cafe
  • Faculty Affairs Committee Meeting; 2 – 4 p.m.; L201

Athletics Update:

Monday, December 4, 2017

In the News:

  • CASE Appoints Widener University’s Senior Fundraiser as Vice President, Development – CASE (12/1 – Linda Durant, senior vice president for university advancement, has been appointed vice president of development for the Council for Advancement and Support of Education.)
  • Accusers face risks in breaking nondisclosure agreements – The Washington Post (12/1 – Delaware Law Professor Alan Garfield provided expert commentary. The Associated Press story also appeared in CBS News, Boston Herald and Los Angeles Times.)
  • What does ‘family values’ mean in the Trump era? – KCRW (12/1 – Delaware Law Professor John Culhane was on a panel for the “One Year Later” series that looks at various topics one year after the presidential election.)
  • Widener Students to Showcase Art at Nebula Gallery in Chester – Targeted News Service (12/1 – Story about the Widener University Student and Faculty Art Exhibition.)
  • Widener students help lead collaboration with National Constitution Center – Delaware County Daily Times (12/3 – Story about the Widener University College of Arts & Sciences students from Delaware County who served as facilitators for the Common Ground event at the National Constitution Center. Similar stories also appeared in The Daily Item on 12/4 and the Reading Eagle on 12/3.)
  • Court should reject half-baked attempt to discriminate against gays – The Philadelphia Inquirer (12/4 – Column written by Delaware Law Professor Alan Garfield)

Alumni News:

  • The Tiny Dancer who made football history | Frank’s Place – The Philadelphia Inquirer (12/1 – Billy “White Shoes” Johnson attended Pennsylvania Military College)

Events on Main Campus Today:

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

Athletics Update:

Friday, December 1, 2017

In the News:

  • Power Moves: Nina Ahmad has resigned as deputy mayor to run for Congress – Generocity (11/30 – Article mentions President Dr. Julie E. Wollman joining Global Philadelphia Association’s board)
  • Delaware Law Professor John Culhane will be a featured panelist on a KCRW public radio show on 12/1 from 1 – 2 p.m. Pacific Time. The series is called “One Year Later” and looks at various topics one year after the presidential election.
  • Sussex residents worry poultry wastewater will taint their water – The News Journal (11/30 –  Article mentions Delaware Law Associate Professor and Director of the Environmental Rights Institute Ken Kristl)
  • ‘They have blood on their hands’: Sutherland Springs families target Air Force ‘negligence’ after church shooting – The Dallas Morning News (11/30 – Article quotes Delaware Law Professor John Culhane)
  • Widener students to showcase art at Nebula Gallery in Chester – Public Now (11/30)
  • Editorial — Collaborative effort is a positive for future – Coastal Point (12/1 – Editorial praises the Delaware Tech Community College and Delaware Law School collaboration)

Alumni News:

  • Pennsylvania School Boards Association program taps Radnor Township School Board member – Main Line Media News (11/30 – Charles Madden has a master’s degree in educational administration and supervision from Widener)

News Releases:

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Fundraiser to support Stetser Elementary; All Day; Uno’s Chicago Grill on Providence Avenue
    • Uno will donate a portion of your check to the fund if you print and bring this ticket on 12/1.
  • Widener University Student and Faculty Art Exhibition; 5 – 8 p.m.; Nebula Gallery, 602 Avenue of the States, Chester, PA
  • Fall Concert: Chamber Music and Dance Recital; 7 – 8 p.m.; Kapelski LC1
  • Public Stargazing; 8 – 9 p.m.; Kirkbride Observatory

Events on Delaware Law Campus Today:

  • Delaware Tax Institute; 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Ruby R. Vale Courtroom

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus Saturday:

  • Torts Review/Professor Robinette; 1 – 4 p.m.; L204

Thursday, November 30, 2017

In the News:

  • Delaware Tech, Delaware Law School sign agreement for bachelor’s program – Delaware Business Now (11/29 – Article about Delaware Technical Community College and Delaware Law School entering an articulation agreement. A similar article also appeared in the Dover Post and was featured on WDEL radio’s evening broadcast.)
  • Celebrating the Holiday Students learn more than just hospitality – Chester Spirit (11/29 – Thanksgiving story quotes Associate Professor Dr. Joy Dickerson and hospitality management major Nancy Cusmano)
  • You’re Not Out of the Woods Yet: Advocates Share Tips for Hard Conversations – Rewire (11/29 – Widener doctoral candidate Cindy Lee Alves was quoted)
  • IC Red Cross Club hosts a “donate in protest” blood drive – The Ithacan (11/29 – Delaware Law Professor John Culhane’s article is mentioned)
  • Community Corner: Notable December Events – The Burg (11/30 – Article mentions the Dec. 12 Sustainability Talk at Widener Law Commonwealth)

Alumni News:

  • Dem wins Ridley Park council seat with cast lots – Delaware County Daily Times (11/28 – Dane Collins is a Delaware Law School graduate)

Events on Main Campus Today:

  • Pre-Health Workshop; 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.; Admissions

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus Today:

  • December Grads Reception; 4 – 6 p.m.; The Gallery

Athletics Update: