Applications for the position as Research Assistant to Professor Manning Warren, holder of the H. Edward Harter Chair of Commercial Law, are now being considered. The position entails general research in corporate, agency and the common law of fiduciary duty, among other areas, and should complement legal concepts and skills developed in the classroom. The position is for twenty (20) hours per week during F2013 and Sp2014..
You should submit a copy of your resumé and a transcript of your grades, together with any other materials related to your qualifications to Janet Sullivan in room 247 of the law school on or before September 12, 2013.
The Office of Student Life at the School of Law works closely with the University's Disability Resource Center (DRC) to provide accommodations to law students. If you received accommodations in the spring and want those to continue, you need to contact DRC and Dean Ballard by September 1, if you have not already done so. At DRC, contact your prior advisor or Ms Cathy Patus, the Director. Ms Patus's email is email@example.com; Dean Ballard's is firstname.lastname@example.org. An email to DRC with a copy to Dean Ballard is fine.
If you have not had accommodations previously, but wish to request them, please contact Cathy Patus and copy Dean Ballard on the email. Questions? Please review the UofL Law Handbook for Applicants and Students with Disabilities at http://www.law.louisville.edu/students/disabilities.
Exercise reorganizes the brain to be more resilient to stress
A recent study by Princeton scientists found that exercise is a good tool for dealing with stress. As with other recent findings in neuroscience, the study seems to illuminate how marvelously adaptable our brains are, and how by modifications in our own behavior we can affect our brain chemistry. A short snippet on the study can be found here:
After a day of training and team-building, the 2013-2014 Brandeis Academic Fellows are ready to help our First Year Law Students through the rigors of being a 1L.
The Academic Fellows for this year are:
Neil Aboulhosn Jessica Hazelwood
Andrea Aikin Eric Proctor
Alexa Cox Sarah Reddick
Leah Gravius Adrienne Stonecypher
Chris Groeschen Jessica Wikett
The Academic Fellow Coordinators this year are:
Caitlin Baird Mia Walters
In conjunction with the Academic Success Office, each of these outstanding upper division students is prepared to plan and lead a small Structured Study Group of first year students, in which the necessary skills for law school success will be emphasized and practiced in a fun, interactive way. In addition, the Academic Fellows will hold weekly office hours and act as general peer mentors for the first year students. Click here for the Academic Fellows' photos and office hours. This program is a wonderful resource for our 1L's!
The first Structured Study Groups will be held on Friday, 8/30. The Fellows will begin holding their office hours the following week. First Year Students should be receiving an email next week from their Academic Fellow, introducing himself or herself and telling them where their SSG will meet. All SSG's meet on Fridays from 11:50-12:50.
- For students graduating in May 2014, your cumulative grade point average after the Fall 2013 semester is used for the commencement program and honor cords. Questions? Please see Barbara Thompson in Student Records.
- Unless explicitly authorized by the Assistant Dean for Student Life, no full-time student is permitted to register for more than 16 credit hours per semester and no part-time student is permitted to register for more than 12 credit hours per semester. With permission, a full-time student may register for a maximum of 18 credit hours and a part-time student may register for a maximum of 13 credit hours. “Credit hours” includes all classes the student takes at the University of Louisville, regardless of whether the credit will be applied toward the student’s degree. Skills competitions and journal credit also count as hours in this calculation.
- Students may take no more than two seminars in any semester.
- Students may apply no more than four (4) credit hours of independent studies toward graduation.
- The last day to add a class is Friday, August 23.