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Fast Forward to a Big Future

Fast Forward to a Big Future

Sukanya Momsen, 20, entered the Law School this fall after finishing her undergraduate degree this spring after only two years. She grew up in Golden Valley, Minnesota, and in high school took enough college-level courses that she already had junior status when she entered the University in fall 2011. Click here to read a Q&A with Momsen.

Target Corporation Provides Funding for Diverse Law Student Scholarship

Target Corporation, through its Diversity in Law Scholarship Program, will provide a scholarship and practical legal experience for a diverse University of Minnesota Law student, the company has announced. The Target Corporation Diversity in Law Scholarship will be awarded annually to a diverse student who exhibits high academic performance, leadership qualities and service to the community, and intent to practice in Minnesota upon graduation.

Student Events

Upcoming Corporate Institute Events


"Career Pathways" Speakers Series

September 23 | 12:15-1:15 p.m. | Room 45
Andrew Borene (’07), Chairman of Robotics Alley and Director of Corporate Development at ReconRobotics, Inc.

"Taking Care of Business" Speaker Series

October 8 | 12:10-1:30 p.m. | Room 55
"Inside the Federal Reserve, Washington and Beyond"
Niel Willardson (’87), Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, The Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

October 15 | 12:10-1:30 p.m. | Room 25
"A Lawyer's Route to Human Resource Management"
Erika Brant (’92), Business Human Resources Manager, 3M Companies

Federalist Society Event

Federalist Society Event

The Federalist Society will host an event with Associate Justice David Stras on Wednesday, September 18, at 12:15 p.m. Justice Stras will highlight and discuss the recent U.S. Supreme Court cases. For more information, contact Dominick Grande at dominick.grande@gmail.com.

American Constitution Society Event

American Constitution Society Event

The American Constitution Society will host an event with Chief Justice Eric Magnuson on Wednesday, September 25, at 12:15 p.m. in Room 30. Chief Justice Magnuson will talk about the Minnesota Supreme Court and its role in state law. For more information, contact Kirsten Selvig at selvi044@umn.edu.

Multicultural Student Welcome Reception

On Wednesday, September 25, the annual Multicultural Student Welcome Reception will be held from 5:00-7:00 p.m. in Auerbach Commons with a brief program at 5:30 p.m. Law School students, faculty, staff, and alumni, as well as leaders from Minnesota's legal diversity organizations will join for conversation and connections. Please RSVP at http://z.umn.edu/mswrrsvp.

WLSA Hosts Blood Drive

The Women's Law Student Association (WLSA) will host a blood drive in Auerbach Commons on Tuesday, October 1, from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Email WLSA for more information at umn.wlsa@gmail.com.

TORT Save the Date

The 2014 Theatre of the Relatively Talentless (TORT) production, "Clue: Murder, Madness, Mystery, and Mayhem at Mondale Hall," will be presented on March 7-8 at the Pantages Theatre in downtown Minneapolis. TORT is written, directed, produced and performed entirely by law students, with reckless disregard for talent. As always, you can expect singing, dancing, jokes, and some great cameo appearances. For more information, email tort@umn.edu.

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