Dean of Students Office event

How to Write Like a (Good) Lawyer

Date: 
10.14.2015
Location: 
Room V

Lawyers have a reputation for being bad writers.

Successful Oral Advocacy Tips from an Appellate Practitioner

Date: 
10.05.2015
Location: 
Room V

Join Steve Sanders, Associate Professor at the Indiana University Maurer School of Law and former Lecturer in Law at the Law School, for a discussion on effective oral advocacy on the first day of the Supreme Court's 2015-2016 term. Sponsored by the Office of the Dean of Students.

Keystone Event: Microsoft Office Training (Word)

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

Kapnick Initiative Introverts/Extroverts Module

Date: 
10.01.2015
Location: 
Room II

Following up on the Kapnick Leadership Development Initiative Retreat, this optional module goes deep on the Hogan Personality Inventory sociability scale to discuss and examine the difference between extroverts and introverts and determine strategies for working together.  

This event is open to all students and welcomes participation from 2Ls & 3Ls!

Lunch with Alumni Leaders

Date: 
09.25.2015
Location: 
Green Lounge

The Law School's Alumni Leaders return to impart their knowledge and wisdom to the incoming Class of 2018.  The students are matched with Alumni based on their career interests and have the opportunity to dine with them in small groups during orientation.  Before dessert, the Alumni will switch tables, giving students an opportunity to hear about different career paths. 

Becoming a Better Student & Lawyer: Moving Beyond Technical Skills

Date: 
09.22.2015
Location: 
Auditorium

A panel of leaders in the legal profession discuss the qualities, skills, and characteristics that make one a better student and lawyer beyond simply the technical and proficiency skills relied on by most people.

The panelists are:

Matthew C. Crowl, ’89, Partner, Schiff Hardin LLP

2015 1L Orientation Pro Bono Project

Date: 
09.21.2015
Location: 
Various Rooms On Campus

Welcome Class of 2018!

What We Bring to the Conversation: Examining Cultural Dexterity Through Our Own Lenses

Date: 
09.21.2015
Location: 
Green Lounge

George Walker is a member of the White House Commission on Historically Black Colleges & Universities, and the Manager of Diversity and Inclusion at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centers.  He will visit the Law School and will be speaking on the topic "What we bring to the conversation: examining cultural dexterity through our own lenses."

Diversity Panel & Welcome Class of 2018 Reception at Sidley Austin LLP

Date: 
09.21.2015
Location: 
Sidley Austin LLP, One South Dearborn, Chicago, IL, 60603

The Asian Pacific American Law Students Association, Black Law Students Association, Latino/a Law Students Association, Law Women's Caucus, OutLaw, and the South Asian Law Students Association with Sidley Austin, LLP present a panel to discuss succeeding as a diverse law student and lawyer followed by a networking reception to Welcome the Class of 2018

End of the Year BBQ

Date: 
05.15.2015
Location: 
North Green Lounge

Join your fellow classmates and celebrate your hard work this year with the End of the Year BBQ.  Sponsored by the Law Students' Association and the Office of the Dean of Students.

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