Dean of Students Office Event

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.

Chicago’s Best Ideas: "A Different Kind of Supreme Court? Empirical Study of the Supreme Court of India" with William Hubbard

Date: 
01.17.2017
Location: 
Room II

Part of Chicago's intellectual tradition is a willingness to take nothing for granted. Comparative study of legal institutions often reveals to us exactly how much we take for granted in the design of our legal institutions. Take the US Supreme Court: Why nine justices? Why does the president, and not the current justices, appoint new justices?

Wellness Wednesday Activity: The Oriental Institute

Date: 
01.11.2017
Location: 
Meet at the VCA Desk

Join the Office of the Dean of Students for an audio tour of The Oriental Institute as part of January's Wellness Wednesday Activity.  Look for Candace Bergeron at the VCA desk and we will all walk over together.  Please see the link below for additional information on the museum.  http://oi.uchicago.edu/museum-exhib

Wellness Wednesday Program: The Importance of Being Financially Fit

Date: 
01.11.2017
Location: 
Room IV

Join Tom Levinson, ’05, for a presentation on how to become financially fit as a student and young professional. Tom will focus on important topics such as student loans, how to invest as a student, and how to save money in law school. 

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