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  • Left to right: Gabrielle Olivieri Sliwka ’18, Vanessa Colletti ’18, Amy Hang ’18, Dean Garry W. Jenkins, Rachel Leitschuck ’18, Mary Georgevich '18

    Five Students Recognized with Awards at Commencement Ceremony

    May 12, 2018

    At the May 12 commencement ceremony, five students were honored for distinguished academic, service, and leadership achievements at the Law School.

    Alexis Dutt ’18 presented the two outstanding student awards selected by members of the Class of 2018—the Excellence in Public Service Award and the Most Outstanding Contribution Award.

  • Left to right: Professor Christopher Soper, Professor Jill Hasday, Dean Garry W. Jenkins, Professor Laura Thomas

    Profs. Hasday, Thomas, and Soper Honored with Kinyon Teaching Awards

    May 12, 2018

    At the Law School’s 130th commencement exercises on May 12, Dean Garry W. Jenkins presented three Law School faculty members with Stanley V. Kinyon Teacher of the Year Awards.

    The award was established by family and friends in honor of the late Professor Stanley V. Kinyon ’33, a recognized commercial law scholar and member of the Law School faculty for 40 years.

  • Arne Sorenson ’83

    Marriott CEO Arne Sorenson ’83 to Grads: Say Yes to Opportunities, Cultivate Friendships

    May 12, 2018

    In a reflective and heartfelt keynote address, Arne M. Sorenson ’83, president and CEO of Marriott International, recounted how the world and profession has changed in the 35 years since he graduated. On the positive side, he noted the great strides that have been made in technology and in recognizing the importance of diversity and inclusiveness.

  • Law School’s 130th Commencement Ceremony

    Law School Holds 130th Commencement Ceremony  

    May 12, 2018

    On an overcast, cool, and crisp Saturday morning, the Law School held its 130th commencement exercises at Northrop Auditorium on May 12.

    In his opening remarks, Dean Garry W. Jenkins congratulated the students on their hard-earned success and welcomed them to their new role as legal professionals who will be entrusted with the lives and affairs of their clients.

  • Law School News

    Profs. Meili, Moriearty, and Soper Receive Promotions

    May 11, 2018

    The Board of Regents yesterday approved the promotions of Steve Meili and Perry Moriearty to the rank of associate professor with tenure and Chris Soper, who will become associate clinical professor and director of legal writing.

  • Lily Fu Claffee ’93

    Lily Fu Claffee ’93 Appointed General Counsel of FOX News

    May 11, 2018

    Lily Fu Claffee ’93 has been appointed general counsel of FOX News.

    In making the announcement, FOX News Co-President Jack Abernethy said, “Lily has a distinguished legal career in both the private sector and in public service. We are pleased to add her extensive experience to our legal affairs team.”

  • Class of 2018 award recipients on Stein Plaza

    Class of 2018 Honored at Awards Ceremony

    May 11, 2018

    The Law School welcomed graduates and their families for the 2018 Student Awards and Recognition Ceremony, held at 2 p.m. on May 11 in Lockhart Hall. The event acknowledged outstanding student achievement among those in the Class of 2018, prior to the May 12 commencement.

  • Professor Joan Howland

    AALL Inducts Associate Dean Joan Howland Into Hall of Fame

    May 8, 2018

    The American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) has inducted Joan S. Howland, associate dean for information and technology and Roger F. Noreen Professor of Law, into its Hall of Fame.

  • Professors Susanna Blumenthal and Heidi Kitrosser

    Two Law School Professors Appointed to Named Professorships

    May 7, 2018

    Professors Susanna Blumenthal and Heidi Kitrosser have been appointed prestigious named professorships at the Law School.

    Susanna Blumenthal will be the William L. Prosser Professor of Law and Heidi Kitrosser will assume the title of Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi Professor of Law on May 4.

  • Clara Ohr ’98

    Why I Give: Clara Ohr ’98

    May 5, 2018

    Clara Ohr considered careers in law, diplomacy, and concert piano. The decision to go with law came when her father was faced with workplace discrimination.

    “The situation blindsided my parents,” she recalls.

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