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Professor Richardson Delivers Talk at Exeter University on Rural America and Appalachia

On Wednesday, May 22, 2019, Professor Jesse Richardson spoke at the University of Exeter on “Hillbilly Resurrection: a critical look at socio-political-economic-legal issues in rural America through the lens of Appalachia”. Professor Richardson was hosted by the Centre for Rural Policy Research in the College of Social Sciences and International Studies.

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Professor McGinley Publishes New Work in the William & Mary Environmental Law and Policy Review

West Virginia University College of Law Professor Patrick McGinley published a new paper in the William & Mary Environmental Law and Policy Review. The article, co-authored with Caitlyn Greene, is titled "Yielding To The Necessities Of A Great Public Industry: Denial And Concealment Of The Harmful Health Effects Of Coal Mining" and appears in volume 43 of the journal.

It was published following the spring 2019 symposium, The Changing Landscape of Regulations in the Mining Industry, hosted by the William & Mary Environmental Law and Policy Review on March 29, 2019. Professor McGinley spoke on the panel discussing "Developments in Mountain Top Removal Mining".

Professor Wilson Presents at Big 12 Internal Audit Conference

West Virginia University College of Law Associate Dean and Professor Elaine WaterhouseWilson presented at the recent Big 12 Internal Audit Conference. This year the conference was hosted by WVU and held in Morgantown, WV from May 19 to May 22, 2019. Professor Wilson presented a session on the impact of the new Tax Cuts & Jobs Act in a higher education setting.

Professor Trychta Presents at Association of Academic Support Educators Annual Conference

On Wednesday, May 22, 2019, Professor Kirsha Trychta spoke at the 7th Annual Association of Academic Support Educators Conference. The conference was hosted by Seattle University School of Law in Seattle, Washington. Professor Trychta's talk was titled "Beyond the Law Review Article: Engaging in Alternative Forms of Legal Scholarship". The session was an interctive workshop aimed at helping academic support professors strike a balance between engaging in scholarship and providing robust academic support services, both of which benefit the professor and the law school.

Professor Trychta is Teaching Associate Professor at West Virginia University College of Law and the Director of Academic Excellence.

Professor Jesse Richardson Speaks at Cardiff University

West Virginia University law professor Jesse Richardson spoke at Cardiff University on Monday, May 20, 2019. Professor Richardson was hosted by the Environmental Justice Research Unit at the University's School of Law and Politics. His talk was titled "The Post-Colonial Evolution of Water Rights: A comparative look at India and the United States".

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