Dean of Students Office event

Diversity Committee Town Halls on Diversity & Inclusion

Date: 
02.22.2017
Location: 
Room IV

Over the summer, Dean Miles appointed a Law School Faculty Diversity Committee.  Professors Emily Buss and William Hubbard serve as co-chairs, and the Committee has concentrated much of its work this year on better understanding how members of the Law School community experience diversity and inclusion within the Law School.  During lunch on Wednesday, February 15th and Wed

Diversity Committee Town Halls on Diversity & Inclusion

Date: 
02.15.2017
Location: 
Room IV

Over the summer, Dean Miles appointed a Law School Faculty Diversity Committee.  Professors Emily Buss and William Hubbard serve as co-chairs, and the Committee has concentrated much of its work this year on better understanding how members of the Law School community experience diversity and inclusion within the Law School.  During lunch on Wednesday, February 15th and Wed

Academic Counselor Program: Choosing the 1L Elective

Date: 
02.14.2017
Location: 
Room III

All 1Ls are encouraged to join the Academic Counselors as they present a session on how to select your 1L elective course.

Bigelow Breakfast

Date: 
02.13.2017
Location: 
North Green Lounge

1L students are invited to celebrate turning in their Winter Bigelow Memo with a breakfast taco bar.

Wellness Wednesday Activity: Ice Skating with the Bigelow Fellows

Date: 
02.08.2017
Location: 
Midway Ice Skating Rink

Meet us at the Law School Receptionist's desk at 2:45pm to walk to the Midway Skating Rink for ice skating with the Bigelow Fellows. Ice skating is free and skate rental will be provided. Family members, significant others, and friends are welcome. 

Wellness Wednesday Program: The Law School Wellness Fair

Date: 
02.08.2017
Location: 
North Green Lounge

Join the Office of the Dean of Students for the Law School Wellness Fair. Participants include Student Health and Counseling Services, Office of Spiritual Life, University of Chicago Police Department, Office of Sustainability, UChicago Barnes & Noble Bookstore, Family Resource Center, Hyde Park Claret Center, Maroon Financial, and Lawyers' Assistance Program. 

Mini Work-In-Progress with Jennifer Nou

Date: 
02.06.2017
Location: 
Room A

In contrast to a Chicago’s Best Ideas where completed work is presented, a paper that is in the preliminary stages will be presented by Professor Nou to a small group of students.

Finishing Touches: Revising, Editing, and Proofreading Your Own Work

Date: 
01.30.2017
Location: 
Room IV

Join Julie Schrager, Schiff Hardin's legal writing coach, and learn to review your work so that your final draft is clear, precise, and polished.  Julie helps Schiff's summer associates and associates learn to write effectively in a professional environment.

From Representing the School Board to Representing the Nation, with Ambassador Fay Hartog-Levin

Date: 
02.14.2017
Location: 
Classroom D

Ambassador Levin began her career as a legal advisor at the Illinois State Board of Education (1977-81), advising the state superintendent and regional superintendents of education on the interpretation and application of the Illinois School Code. From 2009-2011, Ambassador Levin was the 65th ambassador of the United States of America to the Kingdom of the Netherlands.

Faculty: 
Fay Hartog-Levin

Diversity Month Program: Trailblazing and the Obama Education Department with James Cole, Jr., ‘95

Date: 
01.26.2017
Location: 
Room II
Contact info (email or phone): 

Candace Bergeron at cbergeron@uchicago.edu

Join James Cole, Jr., Former General Counsel, Delegated the Duties of Deputy Secretary of Education, for a discussion of the Obama Education Department’s key educational initiatives.  Cole will discuss his work advancing the civil rights of transgender children, regulating predatory colleges, and with the My Brother’s Keeper Task Force, which seeks to address persistent opportunity gaps fa

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