Dean of Students Office Event

Advanced Second City Improv Communications Training

Date: 
03.28.2014
Location: 
Room V

Join Second City's Director of Outreach & Diversity, Dionna Griffin-Irons for a 2 hour dose of improv, leadership tools, and creative communication strategies for your career and the courtroom. Dionna shares her best kept tools that every law  student should have in their back pocket.

Keystone Points: 
20
Category: 
Oral Communication

Patrick Barry presents, "The Force of Focus, The Art of Advocacy: How the Words You Choose Can Change the World Judges See"

Date: 
04.25.2014
Location: 
Room I

A lot of lawyers seem to forget that the briefs they write will be read by an actual person. They're too long. They're too dry. And they often fail to fulfill their core function: telling a persuasive story.

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Written Communication

Spring Family Day at the Law School

Date: 
04.06.2014
Location: 
Green Lounge

Join students, staff, faculty and their families for Family Day at the Law School. Friends, significant others, partners, spouses, family members, and children are all welcome to join in the festivities. There will be plenty of food, refreshments, and family-friendly activities, including balloon animals, face-painting, a musical session with the Wiggleworms, and much more.

Cupcake Study Break

Date: 
03.13.2014
Location: 
Law School Parking Lot

Join the Office of the Dean of Students for a study break featuring cupcakes from the Chicago Cupcake truck. Look for Dean Gardner or Katie Burns at the reception desk for a coupon to redeem for a sweet treat.

Giving Back While Growing Your Career: The How and Why of Non-Profit Board Service

Recorded on February 19, 2014. Never before has the role of non-profit board members been so important. With many non-profits stretched beyond the capacity trying to meet serious community needs with constricting financial resources, board members must provide both strategic leadership and steady stewardship, with a focus on financial sustainability.

Geoffrey Stone, "The President's Review Group on NSA Surveillance"

Edward H. Levi Distinguished Service Professor Geoffrey Stone talks about his involvement in the President's Review Group on Intelligence and Communications Technology. Organized by the Office of the Dean of Students and recorded on February 4, 2014.

Participating faculty: 
Geoffrey R. Stone

Edward W. Hinton Moot Court Semi-Finals

Date: 
02.25.2014
Location: 
Weymouth Kirkland Courtroom

The question presented is whether Aereo "publicly performs" copyrighted television programs when it remotely transmits over-the-air broadcast television signals to its subscribers via the internet. The semi-finals competition is judged by Professors Lee Fennell, Edward Morrison, and Eduardo Penalver. Reception to follow.

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Oral Communication

Dean of Students Advisory Board Member

Date: 
01.10.2014

Thank you for serving as a member of the Dean of Students Advisory Board!

Keystone Points: 
30
Category: 
Service to the Community

Katherine Eldred presents, "Hey guys, there's a whole section on tax law down here we can burn": Careers for Tax Lawyers after the Financial Freeze

Date: 
02.21.2014
Location: 
Room V

How did a lawyer originally from Kentucky end up as an Executive Director in Ernst & Young LLP’s International Tax Services – Financial Services Group?  What should you know if you’re interested in tax law and/or building a career in London?  This program will answer those and other questions.  Katherine Eldred graduated from the Law School in 2002 and clerked on the 9th

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Learning from Leaders in the Profession