Dean of Students Office Event

What I Wish I Had Known: Lessons from Recent Law School Graduates

Date: 
04.09.2014
Location: 
Room V

Join a panel of recent graduates as they discuss what they wish they had known when they were starting their careers, including how to handle your first court appearance, what to take to a client meeting, and how to handle Friday night assignments, etc.

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Managing & Building Your Career

5411 Empanadas Food Truck

Date: 
03.27.2014
Location: 
Law School Lot

Venture out to the Law School parking lot and treat yourself to a free empanada or two to kick off the Spring Quarter. Look for Dean Gardner or Katie Burns at the reception desk to receive a coupon. Sponsored by Regents Park and organized by the Office of the Dean of Students.

Perfecting Your Professional Image

Date: 
04.14.2014
Location: 
Macy's Department Store, 111 N. State Street

Need some tips on how to choose the right suits and outfits to wear to interviews and work that complete your professional persona? Macy's personal shoppers will explain the DOs and DON'TS of office and interview attire with the help from Law School student models. Students will also have an opportunity to browse the store with a personal shopper.

Keystone Points: 
30
Category: 
Practical Skills

Law School Mock Cocktail Reception

Date: 
04.01.2014
Location: 
North Green Lounge

Prepare for professional events (including Firmwise) by attending this program (modeled after a program from the Booth School of Business) designed to help students learn to navigate the perils and pitfalls of a cocktail reception.

Keystone Points: 
25
Category: 
Oral Communication

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
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