2. Posted in Uncategorized OutLaw will have a trans rights focused event on March 20th with a guest speaker from the Gay and Lesbian Advocates and Defenders. Moving Forward, PSLF and LRAP - A Roadmap Toward Forgiveness, Towards the Construction of Hybrid Legal-Technical Concepts, BU Law Executive Committee - Quarterly Meeting, Be in the Know: Title IX/Sexual Misconduct, Graduate Programs Professional Development, Small & Mid-size Firm Apprenticeship Program, In Contentious Times, Professor Examines Government Response to Protests, CityLine: Angela Onwuachi-Willig on Lawyers’ Role in Anti-Racist Reform, If Gary Gensler becomes the SEC chairperson, it will harken back to the SEC’s first chairman, Joseph P. Kennedy. Comments (0), BU Blogs | BU Law Student Affairs Teams have 3-5 members, and the top three times count. You can form a team of all BU Law affiliated people ($10 per person – includes current students, faculty and staff) or a non-BU Law affiliated team ($15 per person – includes alums, family and friends). During my week long trip, I did the research and wrote the argument that resulted in charges dismissed for a man’s second felony arrest! | Boston University does not endorse any companies and accepts no responsibility for the accuracy or reliability of listings with the office. (Friday, Feb. 14, 8pm; lesson included with $17 admission), Trek a mile in your best briefs to support the Children’s Tumor Foundation at the Cupid Undie Run. But I felt like my classmates and I were learning about legal doctrines without context. Approximately 800 students are enrolled in the full -time JD degree program and about 200 in the School's 157 Law Deans Publish Rare Joint Statement on the 2020 Election and Events at the Capitol Today, 157 law school deans from schools across the country published a statement addressing the 2020 election and the events that took place in the United States Capitol last week. for their Self-Care HOLLAday Party, including raffles, activities, and pampering! The day ends with an awards gala, featuring keynote speaker Senator William “Mo” Cowan. Word spread quickly this year after Dean’s Advisory Board member Robin A. Walker (’99) and her husband, Geoffrey Talvola, created a new BU Law scholarship in honor of the Black Law Students Association’s 50th anniversary, along with the fund’s first founding partners Angela Gomes (CAS’01, LAW’05), Terence Rozier-Byrd (’06), and Trevor Rozier-Byrd (’10). Posted in Diversity, Events (Tuesday, Feb. 11, 6-8pm), Join the Boston chapter of Hollaback! The mission of the NYU Division of Student Affairs is twofold: To complement and support the University's academic mission as an international center of scholarship, teaching, and research; and to enhance the quality of life for students — both in and out of the classroom. Boston, Massachusetts, United States. (Saturday, Feb. 15, 12pm), Watch the Boston Babydolls’ burlesque tribute to the holiday in their new show Love Actually (not actually). I went to our LALSA and recruited students to join the cause. | Add them in the comments! Come visit us in Student Affairs if you want to check on how long that classroom may be free. Visit Back2BU for the latest updates and information on BU's response to COVID-19. Josh Cooper, who has served as Associate Director for Student Affairs, is leaving to become Director of Undergraduate Student Affairs and Course Administration at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. The final Legacy Series event of the semester will be on March 27th co-sponsored with the Jewish Law Students Association to discuss religious freedom in prison. Needless to say, I came to law school with a unique perspective on the world and our laws. Annex Reading Room: The Annex to the BU Law Library is below Mugar Library, across from the law tower. Updated daily. Given all my past experiences, 1L Year was frustrating. Boston University Off-Campus Services – Start here for your apartment search! As I settled into my new job, it quickly became clear that this school was the best fit for me. Visit Back2BU for the latest updates and information on BU's response to COVID-19. The office is the center of many advising and support activities, providing academic information, counseling resources and personal guidance to BU Law students. The conference includes 2 morning workshops, a roundtable luncheon discussion on diversity, and a career fair where students can speak to different employers from the private and public sectors. (Friday, Feb. 14, 7:30pm), In a quirky combo of high and low brow, examine nudity in art at the Museum of Fine Arts with Watson Adventures’ Naked at the Art Museum Scavenger Hunt. Valentine’s Day is upon us, and the people of Boston have created an array of hilarious and fun events to celebrate all the different kinds of love in your life. Right off the St. Mary’s T-stop on the C-line. As a BU Law student, you can take advantage of the many programs and resources offered by the law school and the larger university. Jun 2020 – Present 3 months. After enrolling at Boston University on a scholarship from Intel, Ocasio-Cortez found herself working in the foreign affairs and immigration office of … Needless to say, I hope that volunteering for KIND will be a lasting tradition at BU Law. Make sure to keep checking the Student Life Calendar for updates on events from our office and student organizations. January 2, 2020 Making an Impact in Healthcare and Law. For those of you who haven’t participated before, check out this video about the race. Winter Whiteout, sponsored by Outlaw and SGA, will be at Club Cafe this Thursday, January 30th. Entering first-year students may qualify for a scholarship or grant based upon merit, need or merit/need as determined by […] Important Announcement. Was I actually ready to leave law practice? Why BU Law? There’s also a Panera on Comm Ave, but it’s not quite as large. Listing of programs offered by Boston University department of Public Affairs and Law.Full Program description, admission criteria, tuition fee, application deadlines and post studies career options. Posted in Ramblings, Saying hello, Uncategorized We offer a combination of programming that supports and enhances your professional preparation, community-building events, and one-on-one guidance. The Student Affairs staff is committed to helping students succeed at every step—from orientation through graduation. Comments (0). The new year is upon us and another semester filled with great student programming and community events. Mugar Library (Adjacent to law tower; 771 Commonwealth Avenue): BU’s undergraduate library is only steps away from the Tower. Here are some of the events and stories you might want to check out: On April 12th the Black Law Students Association is hosting its Annual Conference and Gala: Lawyers As Leaders. And those elevators! The law school experience is exciting, challenging and, at times, difficult. Southeast Alcove of Pappas Reading Room: This is a great spot for those who desire silence when cramming for an exam. At this Corporate Counsel Celebration event, Boston University School of Law (BU Law) wants to thank and recognize the role of dedicated in-house counsel who train BU Law students on-site each semester and who host them as graduate Fellows to prepare them for the complex and shifting needs of today’s corporate and business clients. It was a cathartic experience to write about Denis Reynoso, and the countless other men who looked like me, the people I taught, and the friends I grew up with in Dorchester. Note: the course is stroller-accessible and this event is family-friendly. The community and faculty are open to suggestions, feedback and criticism. Friends and family of BU Law students, alumni, faculty and staff are welcome to participate or even just cheer you on!! BU Law Student Affairs. I can’t think of a place that better fits my philosophy and values. If I am remembered for anything, I hope it’s that I conveyed the value of reaching out for help. These housing resources are provided to Boston University School of Law students, faculty and staff members solely as a courtesy. I was a few years out of undergrad, and taught in both Houston and Boston public schools for a total of five years. As of now, international law or international human rights seem most interesting to me. The Black Law Students Association will be hosting their annual Jazz Soiree on February 12th. It was as though I was working on this research and writing in their honor. | Posted in Diversity, Events Pappas Main Library (2nd Floor): The Library is the classic law school study place. Boston Public Library – Brighton Branch (40 Academy Hill Road): Very quiet with parking available. The Student Affairs staff is committed to helping students succeed at every step—from orientation through graduation. Consumer Information (ABA Required Disclosures). 1L Year was frustrating. 18 December, 2020 at 8:58 AM. Founded in 1872, Boston University School of Law is a top-tier law school with a faculty recognized nationally for exceptional teaching and preeminent scholarship. BU School of Management, Pardee Library (595 Commonwealth Ave.): A good way to get away from the BU Law crowd during crunch time. I can still remember that sunny day in July, 1987, when I walked through the tower doors to begin this incredible journey as Dean of Students. In my office, there was no computer, just a desk, chair, phone and file cabinets. (Friday, Feb. 14, doors open at 4pm), For a free date that’s right in our own backyard, celebrate the holiday a little early at Open Night at the BU Astronomical Observatory. BU Law alumni at New York’s largest healthcare provider focus on diverse areas of law to serve their community. Find out at the BU Law 5K! ... On April 12th the Black Law Students Association is hosting its Annual Conference and Gala: Lawyers As Leaders. REGISTER AS A TEAM. (Wednesday, Feb. 12, 8:30-9:30pm), Enjoy a romantic concert with the Chamber Orchestra of Boston at their Love Songs and Tangos show at the First Church in Boston, and join the performers in the lobby afterwards to sample tapas and wine. Posted in Uncategorized Whether you prefer perfect silence or crave noise and access to a constant caffeine drip, you’ll find some great options on the list below: So, what did we miss? Diversity News Roundup-BLSA Edition. 1st Floor Café: The First Floor Café is great for meeting up with people or having a snack while you study. | Contact Author. In BLSA we planned some great events, collaborated with the Boston College and Harvard BLSAs, created the first annual Black History Month Jazz Soiree, mentored first year students, held workshops, among many other great programming initiatives. Comments (0). 12th Floor Rome Lounge : Enjoy a good view of Boston while you study in the Rome Lounge. | The Student Affairs Student Advisory Board (SASA-B) is a consultative body to the Associate Dean of Student Affairs, and other invited administrators, of Boston University School of Law. Peet’s Coffee & Tea (285 Harvard Street in Brookline): A little further away from BU, this coffee shop gives you a place to escape. I have worked with many students who have severe depression or anxiety, or who struggle with alcohol or substance abuse. 371 Quiet Study Room: Grab a seat in this room reserved for quiet studying. You can explore virtually any area of the law in 200+ classes and seminars, 20+ clinics and externships, and 20 study abroad opportunities. But I felt like my classmates and I were learning about legal doctrines without context. Race, as I saw it through my life and lives of the children I taught, was always important. Some people may confuse it with a fall-out shelter. Empty Classrooms: When all else fails, just pick any random room. By cmarx The first Legacy Series event will be a screening of Young Lakota on February 6th from 1-2pm, room TBD. She went on to receive her J.D. | One of our greatest achievements, came from collaborating with the other affinity groups to get BU Law to create the Admitted Student Mosaic Weekend. It takes a special kind of person to come to, and thrive in, a “unique” concrete, vertical building where one day you wear a tank top and the next a winter coat, plus you may get stuck in an elevator. Jun 2016 – Present 3 years 5 months. “It was a really challenging time to be African American in Boston,” she states, as longstanding racial tensions became exacerbated by an intense busing crisis in the Boston public schools. SASA-B serves to strengthen the practices of Student Affairs … Posted in Diversity, Events 1 year 10 months. Free to job seekers. We cannot spend all of our 1L class time discussing race, but I wish there were an outlet for such discussions with our peers and professors (by 3L year this would exist). The Financial Aid Office works closely with students to ensure they make the most of available aid through federal and institutional sources, including more than 140 scholarships and grants administered by the Levin College of Law. It is so important to reach out for professional help when you face these difficulties, and to know that there are people who will support you, and who can help you get unstuck. This is an amazing opportunity to interact with some of Boston’s most successful leaders in an intimate setting. Boston, MA 02215, Boston University School of Law By ksull I saw law school do a number on many students, robbing them of their sense of dignity and worth, and sometimes pitting one against the other to achieve a grade or class rank. Tagged diversity Brookline Public Library – Coolidge Corner Branch (31 Pleasant Street): Brookline’s Coolidge Corner Branch is in a beautiful part of town and is T accessible. Here Peter reflects on his time at BU Law: I came to Boston University School of Law on the Martin Luther King Fellowship, and I can honestly say that I have developed professional lawyering skills, a thirst for social justice, and collaborative planning and communication experience. On March 3 from 6-8pm LALSA will host a Carnaval Celebration in room 1270 with live music and food. | My second semester, I took possibly one of the most difficult classes that I would ever love, Supreme Court with Professor Maclin. Comments (0). Fax: 617-353-7400 Winston Henderson, VP & General Counsel, Nano Terra, Inc. Rachel Rollins, General Counsel, Massachusetts Port Authority, Abim Thomas, Counsel, Goodwin Procter LLP; Formerly deputy chief legal counsel for Governor Deval Patrick, Damian W. Wilmot, Partner, Goodwin Procter LLP, Wendell Taylor, Partner, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP, Robert Webb, Partner, Nutter McClennen & Fish, Christina Miller, Chief of District Courts and Community Prosecutions, Suffolk County DA Office. As classes wind down and reading period begins, I thought you might appreciate a list of tried and true study spots on and around the BU Law campus. University Counseling Services continues to be available to BC students with a focus on both mental health and physical health in the context of COVID-19 and physical distancing requirements. Just don’t leave your belongings unattended for a second. REGISTER AS AN INDIVIDUAL. | I was nervous but excited. In reading the many notes and emails I have received from the BU community, I’ve had time to reflect on what these years have meant to me personally and professionally. 3rd Floor Study Rooms (370 – Study Room, 320 – MyPrint/Study Room): A nice alternative to the library, the third floor study rooms provide a quiet place to study without the library feel. Senior Program Coordinator for Student Affairs Boston University School of Law. Boston Public Library – Allston Branch (300 North Harvard Street): Boston’s Allston branch is conveniently on the 66 bus line. About; Meet the Staff; Tagged: Student Organizations. St. Paddy’s day is arguably one of the most celebrated days in Boston, and now that you’ve had some time to catch up on your studies over spring break, you deserve to join in on the festivities! | We cannot spend all of our 1L class time discussing race, but I wish there were an outlet for such discussions with our peers and professors (by 3L year this would exist). I owe Boston University, the law school, and especially the students and alumni, so much. It has lots of sunlight and parking, but may also have lots of kids. BU Law offers a full-time JD degree, six LLM & … Comments (0). Boston College. Blue State Coffee (957 Commonwealth Avenue): This coffee shop is a BU favorite with large tables, an open floor plan and plenty of food options to get you through your study session. Last summer, Boston University School of Law Professor Karen Pita Loor received an email out of the blue from Sophie Hahn, the vice mayor of Berkeley, California, who wanted to learn more about how to protect people’s First Amendment rights during protests. I get it. I found I work best in an environment that values openness, tolerance, creativity, energy, and looking beyond where one went to college, or how much money he/she has. I get it. • Current Students • Student Affairs Programs & Resources • Housing Information and Resources Finding Housing Finding housing in the Boston area can sometimes be a challenge but there are a number of resources available to BU students. These upperclassmen really looked after us (the 1Ls), brought us into their lives, their homes, and shared their collective resources with us. I got to see some of these criminal procedure cases in action when I went to New Orleans to volunteer at the Public Defenders Office. Think of us as your conduit to access university resources and aid. 17th Floor South Student Lounge (Comm Ave side): Great lounge to study with comfortable seating, work stations, and a vending machine. Trident Booksellers & Café (338 Newbury Street): Open until midnight 7 days a week, this half bookstore and half café is the perfect place for a study session. By jcollin3 | Background on institution: Boston University School of Law is a top-tier law school that offers a wide-ranging curriculum taught by professors recognized nationally as exceptional teachers and preeminent scholars. Share your favorites that didn’t make the list in the Comments section below! | By blhernan (Friday, Feb. 14, 6:30pm; tickets are $37.50 – $39.50, which includes museum admission). George Sherman Union “GSU” (700 Commonwealth Avenue): BU’s student union is a good spot if you want ambient noise, food, and undergraduates. Student Affairs ensures that students have the dynamic, academically challenging and supportive environment needed for law school success. It has been a great semester of events thus far and March promises to be no different. I also wanted to normalize asking for help. We can help with that. To prepare you to effectively manage regulatory activities, Northeastern University’s College of Professional Studies offers the Master of Science in Regulatory Affairs. | Especially good for weekend studying so you can take a break at the nearby Brookline Booksmith or grab lunch nearby. Tagged BU BLSA, diversity, slideshow bu law, Student Organizations (Friday, Feb. 14, 7pm), Socialize with other singles at Flirt Fest, Estate’s anti-Valentine’s Day party, or at the Harborside Inn’s Big Valentine’s Day Singles Party. During my time there I saw the need for more Spanish speakers with legal experience. Come learn keys to success and conquering adversity from prominent members of Boston’s legal community. During 2L Year I also volunteered for Kids in Need of Defense, an immigration advocacy group for undocumented children. (Thursday, Feb. 13, 7pm), Dance the night away at I Heart Swing Valentine’s Dance Party! We worked with the Admissions Office and Student Affairs, and by the Spring of 2L year, we had a weekend long program for diverse students visiting BU Law. I’ve yet to confirm a focus area of law, but I’m looking forward to exploring my options! By blhernan Any other fun Valentine’s Day ideas? Tagged diversity Many of these programs are offered through BU Law’s Student Affairs Office. Are you an Ambulance Chaser? Peter Alvarez is a graduating 3L. | Posted in Uncategorized From all of us in the Student Affairs Office, we congratulate you on finishing exams and wish you a very happy holiday break! Our goal is to support you on your unique PATH through medical school, help you develop lifelong skills that will sustain your personal and professional growth, and create an overall fulfilling experience at BUSM. Student Affairs Office Assistant Boston University School of Law Aug 2020 ... Student Affairs Office Assistant at Boston University School of Law Boston University | The conference will focus on achieving success and using that success to help eliminate inequality and injustice. Students can find additional information in the Undergraduate Student Guide and Graduate & Professional Student Guide. Boston Public Library – Main Branch (700 Boylston Street): Boston’s central library is a gorgeous building adjacent to Copley Square. Jill Collins, Esq., Associate Director for Student Affairs. Starbucks & other coffee shops (Various Locations): Open late, with big tables and comfy chairs, you know what to expect at Starbucks. I loved my professors, and I happened to be in one of the more diverse sections.
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