Dean of Students Office Event

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.

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Emotional Intelligence & Diversity

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

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Emotional Intelligence & Diversity

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.

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Emotional Intelligence & Diversity

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.

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Emotional Intelligence & Diversity

Diversity Month Event: MLK Weekend of Service 2016

Date: 
01.18.2016
Location: 
Various Locations

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Martin Luther King, Jr. national holiday, UCSC will be collaborating with UChicago Lab Schools, UChicago Charter Schools, and the nonprofit City Year Chicago to plan an MLK Weekend of Service for students, faculty, and staff.

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Legal Community Citizenship

Keystone: Presentation Stagecraft with Peter Bensinger

Date: 
02.24.2016
Location: 
Room V

Peter Bensinger Jr. is a former New York actor whose program, “Enhancing The Persuasiveness Of Courtroom Advocacy Through Presentation Stagecraft” draws upon both his theater training and the 23 year trial history of Bartlit Beck, an elite law firm specializing in trying high stakes, complex commercial cases.

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Practical Skills

Keystone: Giving Back While Growing Your Career - The How & Why of Non-Profit Board Service

Date: 
02.23.2016
Location: 
Room IV
 
Never before has the role of non-profit board members been so important.
Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Legal Community Citizenship

Keystone: How to Get In-House & Succeed Once There

Date: 
02.22.2016
Location: 
Room V

At some point in almost every lawyer’s career, he or she gives some thought to the idea of moving in-house.  As a law student, you may already be considering this move or career path.  There are a number of reasons that you may be attracted to a career in-house: you may have heard about the dreaded billable hour, the requirements of business development obligations, or&

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Managing & Building Your Career

Winter Visit to the Courts

Date: 
02.12.2016

All lawyers should understand how to navigate a courthouse and have the opportunity to observe court proceedings prior to becoming practicing lawyers.  The Office of the Dean of Students is coordinating a visit to the Daley Center and the Dirksen Federal Building on the morning of February 12, 2016 for students to tour the buildings, observe court proceedings, and mingle wit

Keystone Points: 
30
Category: 
Practical Skills
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