Work co-authored by Juliet Moringiello, associate dean of academic affairs and professor at Commonwealth Law School, is referenced throughout this article discussing NFTs. Moringiello and her co-author argue that regulations are needed to ensure that consumers are protected.
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Donald Brown, scholar in residence at Commonwealth Law School, authored this opinion piece on the dangers of denying climate change
Associate Professor of Criminal Justice Kalfani Turè offers his expertise in this article about a recent incident in which a Philadelphia police officer shot and killed a man during a traffic stop. Controversy arose when murder charges against the officer were dropped by a judge.
Angie Corbo, chair of communication studies, offers her expertise in this article examining the phenomenon of ghosting in both personal and professional relationships. Corbo offers insight into why some people may feel the need to ghost, and how to respond if you feel you have been ghosted.
Dean of Delaware Law School Todd Clark is quoted in this article about a court case involving a grant program for Black female entrepreneurs. He discusses what legal pushback from the case could mean for corporate DEI efforts.
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Associate Teaching Professor of English Jayne Thompson and Andrea Zittlau from the University of Rostock, Germany, are featured on this episode of the PA Prisons and Parole Podcast. The pair discuss how they have created and implemented creative writing workshops at correctional facilities in the area, and will be starting the program back up next month.
President Stacey Robertson is noted in this article about Widener's success enrolling the university's largest first-year class. Robertson emphasized the university's commitment to belonging by hosting the new members of the Pride at the Billie Kirkbride house at the beginning of the fall 2023 semester.
Delaware Law Distinguished Professor James May and Professor Erin Daly co-authored this blog post on dignity law and the importance of teaching it to law students. May and Daly have published a co-authored casebook on the topic featuring examples from all over the world.
Widener University notes 67% increase in freshman enrollment, its largest first-year class in history
The university, President Stacey Robertson and Vice President for Enrollment Joe Howard, as well as multiple students, are featured in this article about Widener's tremendous admissions gains in fall 2023 and how Widener recruited its largest class. The article examines ways Widener supports students in a culture of belonging, including Robertson and her husband Steve Smith hosting new students for dinner at the Billie Kirkbride House in the first weeks of the fall semester.
Dean of the College of Health and Human Services Robin Dole authored this article about Widener’s Health Career Explorers Summer Program, which aims to expose 9th and 10th grade students in the Chester area to the wide array of career options available in healthcare.
In this article, Quinn Yeargain, assistant professor at Commonwealth Law School, discusses recent legislation passed in Ohio that opens the door for elected officials to be stripped of their power. Concerns have been raised that this violates the state's constitution.
Head Football Coach Mike Barainyak is a guest on this episode of DingoTalk discussing achievements of the team both athletically and academically.
Quinn Yeargain, assistant professor at Commonwealth Law School, is featured in this article examining two federal legal cases involving transgender people and access to gender-affirming healthcare. Yeargain offers insight into some courses the court may take to reach a decision.
Dean of Delaware Law School Todd Clark was featured as a speaker and panelist at an event discussing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the executive branch of the United States government. Clark shares his experience working to diversify the student population at DLS and other popular topics surrounding DEI today.
John Dernbach, emeritus professor at Commonwealth Law School, is a featured guest on this segment of Planet Philadelphia, a radio show with an emphasis on environmental topics. Dernbach shares his thoughts on a recent breakthrough ruling in Montana, in which youth climate activists sued the state and won on the premise of their constitutional right to a clean and healthy environment.
Delaware Law School Distinguished Professor John Culhane is a featured guest on Re-vision podcast hosted by PA Humanities. This episode examines the first amendment, and Culhane offers insight into the many facets of the first amendment and what rights fall under it using current examples such as book banning.
Quinn Yeargain, assistant professor at Commonwealth Law School, is a featured guest on The Economist's The Intelligence podcast. Yeargain shares insight into a recent ruling in favor of youth climate activists who sued the state of Montana for their constitutional right to a clean environment. The segment begins at 13:11, Yeargain's commentary begins at 19:50.
The U.S. Department of State, in collaboration with the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and World Learning, has awarded grants to 44 U.S. colleges and universities to expand and diversify study abroad programs aligned with U.S. foreign policy goals, fostering diversity and international partnerships.
Quinn Yeargain, assistant professor at Commonwealth Law School, is featured on this episode of Ipse Dixit, a podcast on legal scholarship. Quinn discusses their article "Litigating Trans Rights in the States" which will be published in an upcoming edition of the Ohio State Law Journal.