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      Use of Graphics and Demonstratives to Bolster your Case in the Courtroom

      When: Thursday, Feb. 1 at 4:30 p.m.
      Where: Widener Law Commonwealth, Admin Building, Room A180
      RSVP: Register for the event.

      Please join us for a presentation that will cover the use of compelling graphics and demonstratives to supplement cases at trial. The presentation will focus on analogies, timelines, animation, color and functionality. The presentation will be given by Ross Noble, director at FTI Consulting. He is in the Trial Services practice in the Forensic and Litigation Consulting segment and consults with trial teams by translating complex legal issues and themes into compelling and persuasive demonstratives. Eligible for one substantive CLE.


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      FreshBaked Theatre Company presents "The Seal Wife"


      When:
      Sunday, Feb. 4 and Sunday, Feb. 11 at 2 p.m.
      Where: Main Campus, Alumni Auditorium

      Widener University's FreshBaked Theatre Company invites all to their production of "The Seal Wife" on Sunday, Feb. 4 and Sunday, Feb. 11. The suggested donation is $2 per person, with proceeds benefitting local food pantries in Chester. Please contact director Lisa Eckley Cocchiarale for more information ljcocchiarale@widener.edu.


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      Widener University President's Lecture Series


      When:
      Monday, Feb. 5 and Monday, Feb. 12 from 12 – 12:45 p.m.
      Where: Main Campus, Lathem Hall

      All members of the university community are invited and encouraged to attend the final two speakers in the Widener University President's Lecture series. On Feb. 5, Ning Wang, professor in the Center for Education, will present "The Importance of Soft Skills in Student Success and Leadership Development." On Feb. 12, Beth A. Latshaw, associate professor of sociology, will present "Can Empathy be Taught Pedagogical Tools for Cultivating Understanding in the Classroom." Reception and light refreshments at 11:30 a.m.


      Beyond Politics: The Private Governance Response to Climate Change

      When: Friday, Feb. 9 at 12 p.m.
      Where: Widener Law Commonwealth, Admin Building, Room A180
      RSVP: Register for the event.

      Professor Michael Vandenbergh will discuss his new book "Michael P. Vandenbergh & Jonathan M. Gilligan, Beyond Politics: The Private Governance Response to Climate Change," which argues that private sector action provides one of the most promising opportunities to reduce the risks of climate change, buying time while governments move slowly or oppose climate mitigation. The talk will combine an examination of the growth of private climate initiatives over the last decade, a theory of why private actors are motivated to reduce emissions, and a review of viable next steps.  This is a free event. Please feel free to bring a brown bag lunch.


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      Inaugural Home Match for Men's Volleyball


      When:
      Saturday, Feb. 10 at 2 p.m.
      Where: Main Campus, Schwartz Center

      Widener University Department of Athletics added a new men's intercollegiate sport – men's volleyball – for the first time since 1968. Born out of the university's club program, Widener's men's volleyball team will play its first home match on Feb. 10 when the Pride hosts the Alvernia Golden Wolves. The Widener community is invited to cheer on the team.


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      Engineering Mini-Camp for High School Girls


      When:
      Saturday, Feb. 3 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
      Where: Main Campus, Kirkbride Hall

      The School of Engineering along with the Philadelphia section of the Society of Women Engineers will hold the 19th Annual Engineering Mini-Camp for High School Girls. This event welcomes students in grades 9-12 interested in science and math for a hands-on introduction to the variety of problems solved by engineers daily and explore engineering careers in laboratory workshops.



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