Tuesday, August 28, 2018

In the News:

The Growth of Environmental and Energy Law Education in Pennsylvania
The Legal Intelligencer
August 23, 2018
A recent survey of law schools including Widener Law Commonwealth revealed that more are offering basic courses in environmental law and at least some aspects of energy law from experts such as Commonwealth Law professors John Dernbach and Don Brown.

GlaxoSmithKline Gets $3M Paxil Generic Award to Lawyer Tossed (3)
Bloomberg Law
August 23, 2018
A case involving brand-name drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline, LLC and the widow of a man who died by suicide after taking a generic version of its anti-depressant drug Paxil will likely be heard by the U.S. Supreme Court next term according to Jean Eggen, distinguished emerita professor at Delaware Law.

Vanderhoff places third at championship race
The Adviser News
August 24, 2018
Article includes Widener undergraduate Bryan Deery, a distance runner on the men’s outdoor track and field program.

Entry points: Law schools weigh merit of multiple tests
Central Penn Business Journal
August 24, 2018
Article quotes Widener Law Commonwealth’s Associate Dean for Admissions and Administration John Benfield and features student Stephanie Patton.

In The Community: Philly’s ‘Greatest Women’ honor their own
Delaware County Daily Times
August 27, 2018
The third Kathy Cooper Scholarship Golf Tournament benefiting students at Widener and other universities will be held at Ron Jaworski’s Valleybrook Country Club in Blackwood, N.J. on Sept. 30.

Alumni News:

Welcomes Rik Hull as New EVP of Strategy & Regulatory Affairs
OA Online
August 27, 2018
Rikardo Hull, new Executive Vice President of Strategy & Regulatory Affairs at National Association of Water Companies, is a Widener Law graduate.

11 Delaware state employees earn a salary over $200,000
The News Journal
August 27, 2018
Article mentions Widener Law graduate Mark Brainard, president of Delaware Technical Community College.

Events on Commonwealth Law Campus today:

  • BarBri Table Day; all day; The Pit
  • Law & Government Interest Meeting; 11:20 a.m. – 12 p.m.; L204
  • Hot Dog Social; 4:30 – 6 p.m.; TBD
  • Trial Advocacy Interest Meeting; 4:50 – 6 p.m.; L205