Dean of Students Office event

When Does Anti-Israelism turn into Anti-Semitism?

Date: 
03.28.2016
Location: 
Room C

The competing needs for freedom of speech and civility through tolerance are struggling across campuses nationwide.  How should law schools and universities balance these needs?&

A Discussion of "The Road to Character" Part II

Date: 
03.03.2016
Location: 
Room IV

Join Dean Gardner and Professor Martha Pacold,'02, Partner at Bartlit Beck, 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."  

Wellness Wednesday: Ice Skating with Professor Helmholz and the Bigelow Fellows

Date: 
02.10.2016
Location: 
Midway Ice Skating Rink

Meet us at the Law School Receptionist's desk at 4:00 p.m. to walk to the Midway Skating Rink for ice skating with Professor Helmholz and the Bigelow Fellows. Ice skating is free and skate rental will be provided. Family members, significant others, and friends are welcome. Sponsored by the Office of the Dean of Students as part of its Wellness Wednesday programming.

Wellness Wednesday: Stress Management and the Importance of Self-Care with Dr. Elizabeth Kieff

Date: 
02.10.2016
Location: 
Room V

Join Dr. Elizabeth Kieff for a discussion on stress management and self care and knowing when to seek help. Lunch from Qdoba will be provided. Sponsored by the Office of the Dean of Students as part of its Wellness Wednesday programming.

Keystone: Advance Improv Training Workshop

Date: 
02.05.2016
Location: 
The Revival Theater -- 1160 E. 55th Street

Join two facilitators at the Revival Theater for a 2 hour dose of improv, leadership tools, and creative communication strategies for your career and the courtroom.

Winter Quarter 2016 Write-In

Date: 
01.30.2016
Location: 
Rooms 1 & Room A

The Winter Quarter Write-In is a 1-day program geared toward students who need a little structure to complete outstanding papers.  The Law School provides a quiet environment, lunch and snacks, and a proctor to ensure the environment remains quiet and that students adhere to the Write-In rules. Student participants set the rules at the beginning of the day.

Keystone: Managing Distractions with Robin Ross

Date: 
02.15.2016
Location: 
Room V

In today’s fast-paced world, most of us are “connected" 24/7 and operate in a state of continual partial attention that negatively impacts our productivity, performance, and well-being.  Years of research has proven that multi-tasking and always being “on" reduces our intellect and the quality of our decisions.

Wellness Wednesday Activity: The Oriental Institute

Date: 
01.06.2016
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-exhibits

Wellness Wednesday Program: The Law School Wellness Fair

Date: 
01.06.2016
Location: 
North Green Lounge

Join the Office of the Dean of Students for the Law School Wellness Fair.

Diversity Month Program: MLK Dialogue Series

Date: 
01.07.2016
Location: 
Room IV

This year’s theme for UChicago’s MLK celebration is “History, Hope, and Responsibility”.  In connection with the celebration, the MLK Dialogue Series will reflect these themes.  The dialogues are a great venue for students, faculty, and staff to interact with the ideas and practice of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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