Dean of Students Office Event

Class of 2016 JD Professionalism and Leadership Day (#UChiLaw16)

Date: 
09.26.2013

Note: Participation in this day of orientation is optional.  If you choose to participate, you commit to (i) registering in advance; (2) coming prepared to participate fully; and (3) completing the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator in advance.  If you sign up and do not meet these requirements, you will not be eligible for the other restricted-space Keystone Program activities organized by

Class of 2016 JD Orientation and Related Activities (#UChiLaw16)

Date: 
09.23.2013 - 09.25.2013

Friday, September 20

Monday, September 23 

Class of 2016 Explore the Chicago Legal Community Day (#UChiLaw16)

Date: 
09.20.2013

This event is open only to students who have previously registered.

Wellness Wednesday: Yoga Class

Date: 
03.04.2015
Location: 
Auditorium

Join Judith Asuzu for a 45-minute yoga class at the Law School. Organized and sponsored by the Office of the Dean of Students as part of its Wellness Wednesday programming.

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
The Well-Rounded Lawyer

Keystone Program: Oral Advocacy Boot Camp

Date: 
10.15.2014
Location: 
Jenner & Block LLP, 353 N. Clark St.

This intensive Oral Advocacy Boot Camp will give students an opportunity to hone their oratory skills just in time for the Hinton Moot Court Competition.  Student participants will present two separate arguments to an attorney who will serve as a judge.  Students will argue in pairs (one student vs.

Keystone Points: 
35
Category: 
Oral Communication

Keystone Program: Making the Most of a Mentoring Relationship

Date: 
10.20.2014
Location: 
Room V

Developing and maintaining relationships with mentors (whether formal or informal) is an important part of every successful attorney's career. Drawing on their own experiences, Dean Gardner will present a program that is designed to provide law students with information on how to get the most out of relationships with mentors.

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Managing & Building Your Career

Keystone Program: First Monday: Successful Oral Advocacy Tips from an Appellate Practitioner

Date: 
10.06.2014
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 2014-2015 term. Sponsored by the Office of the Dean of Students.

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Oral Communication

Keystone Program: Microsoft Office Training (Excel & PowerPoint)

Date: 
03.28.2015
Location: 
Room V

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 on the team, yet are at

Keystone Points: 
30
Category: 
Practical Skills

Keystone Program: Microsoft Office Training (Word)

Date: 
03.28.2015
Location: 
Room V

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 on the team, yet are at

Keystone Points: 
30
Category: 
Practical Skills

Class of 2017 Lunch with Alumni Leaders

Date: 
09.23.2014
Location: 
Green Lounge

Law School alums will have lunch and dessert with the Class of 2017 Lunch with Alumni Leaders participants.

Keystone Points: 
15
Category: 
Learning from Leaders in the Profession