Student News

Adult Learner Award

If you know of an outstanding adult student or faculty/staff member who has helped adult students, please take one minute of your time to nominate them for this outstanding award. Many times these individuals are overlooked, but this is your chance to change that. All nominations must be in by February 29th, 2008. To nominate someone go to: http://louisville.edu/student/vpsa/forms/adultlearn.htm

Campus Wide Career Fair

Students, freshman year through senior year, graduate students and alumni in all majors are encouraged to attend to learn more about employers hiring for part-time, co-op or internship and full-time professional opportunities.

University Wide Career Fair (All Majors Welcome), February 28th, 2008, 11:00an – 3:00pm, Brown and Williamson Club
Engineering Career Fair (Engineering Focused - All Majors Welcome), February 29th, 2008, 11:00am-3:00pm, Kersey Hall
Engineering Expo, March 1st, 2008, 8-5pm, Kersey Hall

 

To learn more about these events go to: www.louisville.edu/career

 

 

Late Night With Intramural Sports

The annual Late Night with Intramural Sports will be held from 8:00pm to midnight on Saturday, February 23rd in the SAC Recreational Sports area. The night will feature the intramural free throw competition from 8:00pm – 9:00pm. Then we’ll get going with women’s and men’s all star basketball games, music, food, life-sized Wii on a racquetball court wall, Xbox 360 Rock Band and Halo 3 (in the lobby), the always popular dunk contest, 3-point shoot out and much more. Four lucky students will have a chance to win $5,000 and many more will walk away with Halo 3 games, wall graphics, shirts and more!

Music for the Up all Night is courtesy of your Student Activities Board. Food and drinks are courtesy of the Resident Student Association. Special thanks to those groups for continuing to make this a great event!

SBF soliciting donations for the MARCH 6th CHARITY AUCTION

The Student Bar Foundation is pleased to announce our annual charity auction which will be held on March 6th, 2008 at the LBA on 600 W. Main Street in downtown Louisville.  We hope you join us for this fun event which helps fund law student fellowships to complete public service legal work.   

We are currently seeking donations.  If you have something to donate, know someone who would like to give or have an idea or contact you would like us to pursue, we would love to hear from you.  Please contact any SBF officer or email ewzahn01@louisville.edu with your donation information.   

Learn more about The Student Bar Foundation, the auction, and our fellowships.  Grant applications are available now.

If you are interested in joining us for soliciting donations from the Highlands, we will be meeting at the Heine Brothers in the Highlands (at Bardstown Road and Eastern Parkway) at 3:30-4:00 on Friday, February 8th to divide up the area.  We will have brochures and donation envelopes ready for you!!

 Thanks for your contributions and we look forward to seeing you at the auction!

 

Ping Pong Table Ready for Play

The Student Bar Association is pleased to announce the ping-pong table in the student lounge is now available in the 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. Please return all ping-pong equipment to the blue bowl near the table.  Special thanks to Jennifer Schultz for finding a person to donate the ping-pong table and new seating.

Listen Up Legislators

SBA will be hosting "Listen Up Legislators" on Monday, February 18th from 11-2 in the front lobby.  Students can come out and write their specific legislators letters about the proposed 12% budget cuts for higher education (on top of the 3% already cut). Affordable higher education affects the vitality of our commonwealth, and it affects students personally. Come out for FREE PIZZA and let your legislators know that students need the funding.

Medical Malpractice Mixer

The Medical School is hosting the 2007-2008 Medical Malpractice Mixer at Saints at 9:30 on Friday, February 8.  Saints is located at 131 Breckenridge Lane.  Come out and meet some future doctors!  For more information contact Medical School Social Chair Paria Majd at pemajd01@gwise.louisville.edu.
   

Become a Member of the Louisville Bar Association’s Law Student Division!

Students please mark your calenders. On March 3rd and March 4th, 2008 in the front lobby of the law school, from 9:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m., the Louisville Bar Association and your student elected LBA Representative will be hosting a student membership drive to encourage any law students who have not yet joined to become members of the Louisville Bar Association’s Law Student Division. Becoming a member of the Louisville Bar Association’s Law Student Division offers numerous benefits and opportunities. With annual membership dues of $15.00 students will receive the following benefits:

* May attend Continuing Legal Education Seminars offered by the LBA free of charge.

* Can join law sections that will give you practical information about the area of law you may be planning to enter

* Opportunities to participate in the Young Lawyers Section Meetings in addition to
networking with local attorneys and making connections

* Free Annual Pictorial Membership Roster

* Monthly Subscription to Bar Briefs to keep you updated on the legal community

* Discounts on products and services

* A listing on, and access to the LBA website at www.loubar.org

The membership drive will be held in the Front Lobby of the Law School on both days with opportunities for day and evening students to join. For more information please contact Ja Nae Martin at jdmart06@louisville.edu.

Upcoming Events at the Louisville Bar Association

Teaming up to Bowl For A Cause
The Louisville Bar Association will be hosting its annual Attorney Bowl for Kids Sake on February 20th, 2008 at the Lucky Strike Bowling Lanes at 4th Street Live. Participation in this event will serve as an investment into the local community. All proceeds will go to benefit the Kentuckiana Big Brothers and Big Sisters program. Lanes are available at 4:30, 5:30, and 6:45, and teams may have up to six bowlers. It would be great if a team from Brandeis could participate. This will be a great opportunity to not only help kids in the local community, but to also network with members of the Louisville Bar Association. If you are interested in participating and would like more information, please contact Ja Nae Martin your Louisville Bar Association Representative at jdmart06@louisville.edu.

Good Luck ABA Negotiations Team

Good luck to the ABA Negotiations Competition Team!!  The team of David Scott and Scott Powell will be representing the University of Louisville School of Law at the National Competition in Los Angeles, CA February 7 and 8. 

Having finished 2nd in the regional competition last semester, Scott and Dave qualified for the national compeition this week.  Good Luck Gentlemen!!

MCB