Dean of Students Office event

Wellness Wednesday Program: The Law School Wellness Fair

Date: 
02.08.2017
Location: 
North Green Lounge

Join the Office of the Dean of Students for the Law School Wellness Fair. Participants include Student Health and Counseling Services, Office of Spiritual Life, University of Chicago Police Department, Office of Sustainability, UChicago Barnes & Noble Bookstore, Family Resource Center, Hyde Park Claret Center, Maroon Financial, and Lawyers' Assistance Program. 

Mini Work-In-Progress with Jennifer Nou

Date: 
02.06.2017
Location: 
Room A

In contrast to a Chicago’s Best Ideas where completed work is presented, a paper that is in the preliminary stages will be presented by Professor Nou to a small group of students.

Finishing Touches: Revising, Editing, and Proofreading Your Own Work

Date: 
01.30.2017
Location: 
Room IV

Join Julie Schrager, Schiff Hardin's legal writing coach, and learn to review your work so that your final draft is clear, precise, and polished.  Julie helps Schiff's summer associates and associates learn to write effectively in a professional environment.

From Representing the School Board to Representing the Nation, with Ambassador Fay Hartog-Levin

Date: 
02.14.2017
Location: 
Classroom D

Ambassador Levin began her career as a legal advisor at the Illinois State Board of Education (1977-81), advising the state superintendent and regional superintendents of education on the interpretation and application of the Illinois School Code. From 2009-2011, Ambassador Levin was the 65th ambassador of the United States of America to the Kingdom of the Netherlands.

Faculty: 
Fay Hartog-Levin

Diversity Month Program: Trailblazing and the Obama Education Department with James Cole, Jr., ‘95

Date: 
01.26.2017
Location: 
Room II
Contact info (email or phone): 

Candace Bergeron at cbergeron@uchicago.edu

Join James Cole, Jr., Former General Counsel, Delegated the Duties of Deputy Secretary of Education, for a discussion of the Obama Education Department’s key educational initiatives.  Cole will discuss his work advancing the civil rights of transgender children, regulating predatory colleges, and with the My Brother’s Keeper Task Force, which seeks to address persistent opportunity gaps fa

Doctoroff Event: Chief Ethics Officer: The New C-Suite Role?

Date: 
01.20.2017
Location: 
Room V

Royanne Doi, Corporate Chief Ethics Officer at Prudential Financial, will share her perspective on the increasingly important role of the Chief Ethics Officers in today’s corporation.

Diversity Month Program: Immigrant Victims of Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault

Date: 
01.18.2017
Location: 
Room I

Our panel will discuss the cultural, social, economic, and legal factors that create barriers for immigrant victims of domestic violence and sexual assault; as well as the special immigration protections for abused immigrants in the Violence Against Women Act (e.g., self-petitions for permanent residency, cancellation of removal (deportation), 'U visas' for immigrant crime victims, and asylum b

Diversity Month Program: Energy and Environmental Justice

Date: 
01.18.2017
Location: 
Room D

Environmental Justice is an opportunity and too often overlooked area of environmental law. It deals with the disproportionate impact that pollution, resource use, and other environmental topics have on communities of color and poor people.

Wellness Wednesday Program: Mindset Workshop

Date: 
01.18.2017
Location: 
Room IV

Join Dr. Adia Gooden for a lunchtime workshop on mindset.  We will talk about two different mindsets, how they affect academic performance, and what can be done to change and strengthen your mindset.

Diversity Month Program: Success as a Diverse Attorney

Date: 
01.17.2017
Location: 
Room V

This panel will feature attorneys from four Chicago law firms and is hosted by Sidley Austin. We will hear from a diverse group of attorneys about their experiences in private practice. Organized by LLSA.

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