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      Faculty Chamber Music Recital

      When: March 23, 3:30 p.m.
      Where: Kapelski Recital Hall

      Members of Widener’s music faculty will present a chamber recital on Thursday, March 23. The concert is free and open to the public. 

      Opiod Epidemic: Law and Policy

      When: March 29, 11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
      Where: Widener Law Commonwealth, Administration Building, Room A180
      RSVP: Registration is required.

      Please join us for a presentation that will address the opioid epidemic. This event is co-sponsored by Widener University Commonwealth Law School, Law and Government Institute; Dauphin County Bar Association; and the Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors.

      Jessica C. Warchal-King

      Widener Sustainability Showcase

      Widener Sustainability Showcase

      March 29 - March 30
      Where: Main Campus

      The Second Annual Widener Sustainability Showcase: What Can You Do? will be held on Wednesday and Thursday, March 29 and 30. The two-day event will feature activities and presentations by faculty, students, and community partners to advance sustainability. View the complete schedule of events.

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      Widener Cake Boss Competition

      Widener Cake Boss Competition

      March 30, 7:30 p.m.
      Where: University Center Atrium

      The Center for Hospitality Management at Widener University will host the 6th Annual Cake Boss Competition. Cakes will be judged in three categories: grandma’s favorite, most unique flavor, and best appearance. Join in the fun this year, as a baker or a judge! For more information, contact the Center for Hospitality Management at 610-499-1101.


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      School of Business Administration's Awards Banquet

      March 30, 5:30 p.m.
      Where: Springhaven Country Club, Wallingford, Pa.
      RSVP: For ticket information, please contact:

      David Cohen of Comcast will receive the 2017 Distinguished Performance in Management Award during Widener University School of Business Administration’s Awards Banquet. The SBA Awards Banquet honors student excellence and faculty accomplishments.

      Jessica C. Warchal-King

      Dr. Susan Sorenson

      Pew Memorial Lecture

      March 31, 12:00 p.m.
      Where: University Center, Webb Room

      Dr. Susan Sorenson from the University of Pennsylvania will speak on "Beyond Mass Shootings: Public Health Approaches to Gun Violence" as part of the Pew Memorial Lecture, presented by the College of Arts & Sciences.

      Reading for Unity

      When: April 1, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
      Where: University Center, Webb Room

      Undergraduates from local campuses will read inspiring literary works on themes of social justice. For more information contact, Michael Cocchiarale at


      Dr. Cato Laurencin

      School of Engineering’s Distinguished Lecture Series  

      April 4, 4:00 p.m.
      Where: Alumni Auditorium

      Dr. Cato Laurencin, professor of chemical, biomedical, and biomolecular engineering, at the University of Connecticut, will give a lecture on "Regenerative Engineering: A New Convergence Field” as part of the School of Engineering’s Annual Distinguished Lecture Series.

      Attorneys in Hot Water: Overview of the Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of PA

      When: April 4, 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
      Where: Widener Law Commonwealth, Administration Building, Room A180
      RSVP: Registration is required.

      The panel discussion will provide attendees with an overview of the Disciplinary Board that reviews conduct and assures compliance by all attorneys to the Pennsylvania Rules of Professional Conduct. This event is co-sponsored by the PA Bar Association and the Widener University Commonwealth Law School Law and Government Institute.


      Theatrical Bridges

      Dance Performance titled Deshong's Chester: Left Behind

      April 8, 7:00 p.m.
      Where: Alumni Auditorium

      Come see the first official showing of the Boundaries and Bridges documentary at the Theater and Film Festival. There will also be spoken word performances, facilitated discussions, and pieces created as part of the Theater and Film workshop featuring students and community members.

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      Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

      Widener Says "No More" Week

      April 10 - April 13
      Where: Main Campus

      The Widener Says "NO MORE" campaign is back for a week of action titled: "Strengthen Our Pride.” The "NO MORE" campaign aims to raise public awareness and engagement around ending domestic violence and sexual assault.

      There will be programs and workshops throughout the week, including: A panel featuring Deputy District Attorney Michael Galantino on April 10, Take Back the Night with Melissa Lucchesi on April 12, and Walk a Mile in Her Shoes on April 13.

      Help support Delaware County Women Against Rape and Domestic Abuse Project of Delaware County by purchasing our "Strengthen Our Pride" shirts HERE. Please order your shirts by 5 p.m. on March 24.


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