Dean of Students Office Event

October 2015 DOS Advisory Board Meeting

Date: 
10.15.2015
Location: 
Room D

The October meeting topics are listed below.

Presentation
Topic – Law School 101:  A presentation about the various offices anddepartments that make the Law School and University run

Discussion
Topic – Getting to know the other board members, potential future topics and speakers

Reception Celebrating Diversity at the Law School

Date: 
10.08.2015
Location: 
North Green Lounge

The Law School invites everyone to attend its annual Reception Celebrating Diversity.  The reception presents an opportunity for students, faculty, and staff to learn about and celebrate diversity. Student organizations and LLM students have been invited to sign up for tables to provide information on their organizations and to provide information on their home countries.

Hinton Moot Court Informational Session

Date: 
10.06.2015
Location: 
Room V

Join the Hinton Moot Court Board for an infomational session on the 2015-16 Hinton Moot Court competition.  Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by the Office of the Dean of Students.

Keystone Event: Mock Cocktail Networking Reception at Jenner & Block

Date: 
11.09.2015
Location: 
353 N. Clark Street

Jenner & Block and the Office of the Dean of Students invite students to attend a Mock Cocktail Reception where students will learn strategies and receive feedback on how to handle receptions and networking events in an interactive way.

Keystone Points: 
15
Category: 
Managing & Building Your Career

A Discussion of "The Road to Character"

Date: 
11.20.2015
Location: 
Room V

Join us for a discussion of the book "The Road to Character" by David Brooks, a University of Chicago alum, New York Times Op-Ed Columnist, and author of "The Social Animal."  

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Emotional Intelligence & Diversity

Keystone Event Microsoft Office Training (Excel & Powerpoint)

Date: 
10.04.2015
Location: 
Room IV

This program earned rave reviews when we offered it in  the past. Organized by the Office of the Dean of Students and the  D'Angelo Law Library, this Microsoft Office Training is meant to address  what students will see in practice – new attorneys are expected to be  able to do anything computer-related because they are generally the  youngest person

Keystone Points: 
30
Category: 
Practical Skills

Dining Etiquette for Interview & Business Dinners with Dr. Sharon Meit Abrahams

Date: 
11.02.2015
Location: 
Frankie's Scallopine, 900 N Michigan Ave, 5th Floor, Chicago

Join us for an interactive dinner with local attorneys to learn the ins and outs of dining as a lawyer.  Dr.

Keystone Points: 
20
Category: 
Practical Skills

Keystone Program: Interviewing & Business Etiquette: Making a Positive First Impression with Dr. Sharon Abrahams

Date: 
11.02.2015
Location: 
Room V

A solid first impression is the key to making a lasting impression. Being an outstanding student is key to getting a foot in the door, but presenting yourself as a professional, well-mannered associate is how you will get a key to the door. Join us for an interactive discussion with Dr.

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Practical Skills

Keystone Program: Realistic Ethics for Starting Attorneys with Ruta Stropus

Date: 
10.29.2015
Location: 
Room III

All new attorneys will face varying degrees of issues that will involve both their professional judgment and some understanding of the ethical rules involved in their first few years of practice.  In order to better prepare University of Chicago Law Students to meet and face those issues, Ruta Stropus, Director of Attorney Recruitment and Professional Devel

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Professional Judgment & Ethics

Keystone Program: Fall Visit to the Chicago Courts

Date: 
10.23.2015
Location: 
Daley Center & Dirksen Federal Building

All lawyers should understand how to navigate a courthouse and have the opportunity to observe court proceedings prior to becoming practicing lawyers.  The Office of the Dean of Students is coordinating a visit to the Daley Center and the Dirksen Federal Building on the morning of October 23, 2015 for students to tour the buildings, observe court proceedings, and mingle with both stat

Keystone Points: 
30
Category: 
Practical Skills
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