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The Delphi Center for Teaching and Learning solicits your nominations for the “2008 Faculty Favorites Awards," given to outstanding professors who are considered by students to have made the greatest difference in their UofL education, both inside and outside the classroom.
PLACING NOMINATIONS WILL TAKE LESS THAN A MINUTE. All submissions will be entered into a drawing for a chance to win one of ten $25 iTunes gift cards.
Nominations will be accepted online until January 31, 2008. To nominate a favorite faculty member, go to: http://louisville.edu/delphi/podcast/forms/faculty-favorites-nominations
The Student Bar Association is pleased to announce that a ping-pong table and seating will be arriving soon in the basement area outside of the locker room. The used ping-pong table was DONATED and the seating was obtained FREE of charge from UL surplus property. In all, about $50 will be spent for table supplies and cleaning the furniture.
The Department of Public Advocacy wants to interview all 3Ls and 4Ls who
1. will be graduating this spring,
2. are interested in doing public defender work, and
3. with whom they've not previously met.
The deadline to submit your resume, law school transcript, writing sample, references and cover letter is next Monday, January 28th. The interviews will be conducted on Wednesday, February 13th. The sign-up sheet (which also gives additional information) is in the Career Services library.
This is the first step towards a summer (or fall) paid clerk position which could potentially turn into a full-time attorney position upon bar passage.
The University of Louisville Law School's Diversity Committee is pleased to sponsor two programs in February 2008.
February 5: Health Equity with Dr. Adewale Troutman. For complete details, go to the event's page: www.law.louisville.edu/node/1243
February 21: Witness to Innocence with Speaker Ray Krone. For complete details, go to the event's page: www.law.louisville.edu/node/1245
For more information on either event, contact Robin Harris, firstname.lastname@example.org or 852-6083.
For more on the Diversity Forum Series, click here: www.law.louisville.edu/academics/diversity-forum-series
The University of Louisville Law Review's first symposium was held on Friday, January 18, 2008. The symposium inlcuded speakers from around the country, including Reginald C. Oh, professor of law at Texas Wesleyan University; Gary Orfield, co-founder and director of the Civil Rights Project at UCLA; Girardeau A. Spann, professor of law at Georgetown University Law Center; and john a. powell, executive director of the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity at The Ohio State University.
Coverage of the Symposium by The Courier-Journal is available at the following site: http://www.courier-journal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2008801190426.
What's in it for law school organizations? If you become a UL RSO, you may be eligible to receive money for travel, speakers, and/or "special projects." The total amount is approximately $1500 (about $700 for travel -- $125/person max, $500 for speakers, and $500 for special projects). Funds are only available for RSOs.
How do I get money?
Information about RSO's can be found at: http://louisville.edu/sga/rso-central (particularly "How to Create a New RSO" and downloading an RSO application). After becoming an RSO, contact Law School Student Government Association Senator/Appropriations Committee Member Rebecca Ellingsworth at email@example.com for more information on how to obtain funds. Check with your student organization leader to find out if your organization is a RSO today!
The Division’s Grant Program supports new programs and projects of student organizations at ABA-approved law schools that provide professionalism and ethics training, promote diversity in the legal profession, and advance public interest and public service efforts in local communities.
Grant applications are reviewed on an individual basis throughout the year, and funds are awarded on a reimbursement basis only. Approved applications may receive $500 or less, depending on the nature of the project and the availability of funding. Applications must be received via e-mail by the Division’s Chicago office at least four weeks before the date of the project, which must be completed by May 1.
For detailed guidelines and to download an application, visit www.abanet.org/lsd/grant.