Dean of Students Office Event

Autumn Family Day

Date: 
10.03.2015
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.

Student Organization Treasurer Meeting [Make-Up]

Date: 
10.01.2015
Location: 
Room V

All treasurers for student organizations are required to attend this meeting or the other option on Wednes

Welcome BBQ and Student Organization Fair

Date: 
09.30.2016
Location: 
North and South Green Lounge
Contact info (email or phone): 

Candace Bergeron, Assistant Director of Student Affairs, cbergeron@uchicago.edu

Join the Office of the Dean of Students and the Law Students Association for a barbeque celebrating the beginning of the school year! Be sure to stop by the many student organization tables, play some games, and hang with friends. The Wine Mess crew will also be there to celebrate the first Wine Mess of the school year. 

International Immersion Program Information Session

Date: 
10.08.2015
Location: 
Room V
Contact info (email or phone): 

Aican Nguyen aican@uchicago.edu

The University of Chicago Law School offers three international immersion trips for the 2015–2016 school year. One Winter Break IIP trip will be offered in Bahrain, Qatar, and United Arab Emirates (Gulf Trip) and two Spring Break trips will be offered: one in Argentina and one in Japan.

How to Write Like a (Good) Lawyer

Date: 
10.14.2015
Location: 
Room V

Lawyers have a reputation for being bad writers.

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Practical Skills

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 Points: 
10
Category: 
Practical Skills

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

Keystone Points: 
30
Category: 
Practical Skills

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!

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Emotional Intelligence & Diversity

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. 

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Managing & Building Your Career

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

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Managing & Building Your Career
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