Professor Rob Kaplan will interview Wilbur Ross on Monday, 3/25 at 4:00pm in Spangler Auditorium on the HBS campus. This promises to be an insightful dialogue between Professor Kaplan and a legendary restructuring and private equity investor who helped define the turnaround sector. Event is open to the HBS and HLS Community. Don’t miss the conversation!
If so, the Dean of Students office will be organizing a cheering section on Monday, April 15 for the Boston Marathon and we want to know all HLS Students who will be running!
E-mail us at dos@law or give us a call at 617-495-1880. Or you can swing by the office in WCC 3039 to let us know!
Vote for the 2013 Gary Bellow Public Service Award Student and Alumnus/a Winners!
The Gary Bellow Public Service Award was created in 2001 in honor of Professor Gary Bellow. Professor Bellow was the founder and former faculty director of Harvard Law School’s Clinical Programs. Two awards are given annually by the student body of Harvard Law School to one HLS student and one HLS alumnus/a whose commitment to social justice and excellence in public interest work embody the spirit of Gary Bellow’s work and make us proud to be a part of the HLS community.
We are excited to announce the finalists for the 2012 Gary Bellow Public Service Award! The student finalists are Crystal Redd (’13), Lara Berlin (JD’14 & MA, Law and Diplomacy’14), and Stephanie Davidson (’13). The alumni finalists are Laurel Firestone (’04), Nisha Agarwal (’06), and Sarah Walzer (’86). Fuller bios of our finalists, chosen from a pool of outstanding and deserving nominees, are provided in the survey below. We extend our sincere thanks to all of those who participated: nominators, nominees, committee members, and enthusiastic members of the HLS community.
We encourage you to vote, and to encourage your friends to vote. The polls will be open until Wednesday, March 27th, at 11:59 pm. To read more about the candidates and to vote, please visit https://harvard.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_eM8zJ7OezdG8zt3. Each student is able to vote once for one student and one alumnus/a. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Abbey Marr and Jeanne Segil
Gary Bellow Public Service Award 2013 Co-Chairs
Student volunteers needed to help with Spring Reunions taking place on campus April 19-21, 2013. To officially sign up to volunteer please contact Tricia Woodward ( pwoodward at law.harvard.edu) with your preferred shift choice by Friday, March 29, 2013.
Listed below are the shift times we are looking for help with and a brief overview of the different types of roles that you might be assigned to as a volunteer.
Friday April 19
Morning Shift: 8am to 12noon
Afternoon Shift: 12noon to 5pm
Evening Shift: 5pm to 9pm
Saturday April 20
Morning Shift: 8am to 12noon
Afternoon Shift: 12noon to 4pm
Volunteer assignments will include the following types of roles:
Registration Assistance • Working with HLS Alumni Relations staff to greet guests, distribute registration materials, answer general questions, etc. Session Assistance • Work with session lead (usually a full time HLS staff member) to monitor the room. • Greet alums and guests as the arrive – stand at the door if possible, monitor the door during the session to make sure that it doesn’t slam or cause a disruption should someone need to leave or enter once the session has started • Help with any Q&A microphone duty if needed. Large event greeters/traffic guides – luncheons/dinners/plenary sessions • Provide assistance to alums and guests while positioned at a specific post (usually in front of large room doors like Milstein East, major traffic areas, etc.) • Answer general questions (where is the nearest bathroom, where is the parking garage, etc.) Group Photo Assistance • Work with the session lead and the photographers to get alums in place and organized.
2nd Annual Harvard Graduate Student Trivia Tournament
Tuesday, April 2nd from 7-9pm
Cambridge Queen’s Head Pub (ground level of Memorial Hall)
Join us as grad students from across campus face-off to find out “WHO’S THE BRAINIEST OF THEM ALL?”
***Trivia begins promptly at 7pm, so please arrive accordingly.***
- Cash bar
- Up to 6 people on a team
- All team members must be 21 years of age or older (Bring ID!)
- Space is limited to 25 teams, so sign up early
- Door prizes (must be present to win)
Sponsored by the Harvard Graduate School of Education and the Harvard Graduate Commons Program
Sign up here: http:tinyurl.com/HGSTrivia
Greetings 1L, 2L, 3L and LLM Harvard Law School Students:
DOS has made special arrangements to have Photography by Roman professional photographers on campus for portrait sessions from March 5-7 and March 12-14 from 9am-6pm (break from 1pm-2pm). This is the perfect opportunity for you to sit for a free session if you are interested in high quality portraits for personal or professional use.
to schedule an appointment. If you find your schedule unpredictable, WALK-INS are welcome, and the photographers will do their best to accommodate you.
There is No Charge for the session. Each student photographed will receive a packet in the mail and can order personal portraits for family and friends as well as for professional reasons.
The photographer will be set up on the 1st Floor of the Harkness Commons Student Center- Hark Box Area (by the fireplace). Business attire is suggested. Classic styles in solid colors look best.
Please contact the Dean of Students Office with any questions.
Enjoy a beautiful evening of music at HLS Chamber Music Society’s Third Annual Charity Concert, held in conjunction with Harvard Business and Medical Schools.
All proceeds donated to All Hands’ Hurricane Sandy Response Fund.
Tickets available in the DOS Office (WCC-3039)
|When||Thursday, March 7, 2013, 8pm|
|Where||Paine Concert Hall (diagonally across from Austin Hall)|
Cost is $10 for students
Interested in helping determine how student org funding is allocated?
Student representatives are needed in late March to help review funding applications and allocate school funds to student organizations which are funded by the Student Funding Board. There are two main requirements to serve: (1) NOT occupy an executive position in a student organization funded by the SFB; (2) be available for evening meetings on March 26, 27 and 28.
Please contact Valérie Duchesneau ASAP at email@example.com for more information.
Intro to RAD Class
- 3/9 from 2:00-4:00PM at Winthrop House Junior Common Room
Full RAD Program
- April – 4/4, 4/11, 4/18, and 4/25
Thursday evenings at Strauss Hall common room from 6:00-10:00PM
To Sign up Visit:http://www.hupd.harvard.edu/RAD.php
Planning an on-campus event and looking to make it sustainable? Have an office kitchen and wish less were thrown in the trash? You can order compostable plates, cups, and utensils here: http://bit.ly/VhWWjs The Office for Sustainability is offering this service at cost, which also happens to be below retail prices. So make sure to place an order today! We provide items for on-campus events (please allow 3 business days to fill) as well as in bulk (please allow 1-2 weeks to fill). And for on campus events, don’t forget to order a compost bin when booking your room in Virtual EMS. Please email sustainability at law.harvard.edu and lwolf at jd13.law.harvard.edu with any questions or to receive a nifty how-to guide on making events compostable.
Subject: Important Harvard University Housing Information
Dear Harvard Affiliate: If you would like to apply to live in Harvard University Housing and want to choose from the largest inventory, please submit an application on our web site, www.huhousing.harvard.edu, between March 1 and May 1. Availability is more limited at other times, although applications are accepted year-round.
Once your application is approved, you may view and select an apartment at any time.
- Beginning April 8, apartments with lease start dates April through early June will be posted on the Currently Available page of our web site. Depending on inventory, additional listings may be added throughout the year.
- Apartments with later lease start dates will be rented during the on-line View/Select window period, which begins in early May. Approved applicants who applied between March 1 and May 1, and have not selected an apartment from the Currently Available inventory, will be notified in early May regarding the dates of their View and Select windows.
Here are just a few of the many reasons to consider making your home with Harvard University Housing:
- We offer a wide variety of properties located near the graduate schools.
- Heat, hot water, electricity, and gas are included in the rent. At some locations, air conditioning and/or Harvard RESnet Internet service are also included.
- No security deposit, application fee, or finder’s fee required.
- The Graduate Commons program, available in participating properties, provides a vibrant social and learning community. Visit graduatecommons.huhousing.harvard.edu for more information.
- You can share your Harvard University Housing apartment with another Harvard affiliate to reduce housing costs. Visit http://huhousing.offcampuslisting.com/roommate/ to view and post free listings.
Visit www.huhousing.harvard.edu to learn more; please note that eligibility restrictions apply.
Questions? Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Parody tickets are selling out quickly! Be sure to get yours. We are tabling through Wednesday 3/6 so stop by and get your ticket to the best show of the year.
The 2013-2014 HLS On Campus Housing Application is now available to all returning students – current 1Ls, 2Ls, and SJDs. The deadline to be included in the lottery is 5:00 pm EST on March 13, 2013.
To apply for HLS On Campus Housing, visit the new housing portal – Home at Harvard Law School (HAHLS):
Please contact Hayley Brown at 617-496-6054 or email@example.com with any questions.
Now is your chance to buy tickets to the show you have all been waiting for– The Wizard of Laws! Tickets will be on sale all week in the Hark. Stop by our table to get yours. The Wizard of Laws is running March 2-6 at 7:30pm in Milstein East. Tickets cost $15, $12 or $10 depending on the section. They’re going fast so be sure to stop by and get yours!
The Harvard Moot Court Board is currently seeking people who want to participate in the Foreign Direct Investment Law Moot, which takes place in Frankfurt in October 2013. If you are interested in trying out for the team or have any questions, please email Sarah Kalin at skalin at jd14.law.harvard.edu by February 24. The team will hold tryouts the weekend of March 1. For more information regarding the competition and this year’s problem, see the moot’s website at www.fdimoot.or
Comedian Bill Burr is performing at the Wilbur Theater on Saturday, February 23 @ 7pm. Tickets are on sale at the Dean of Students Office in WCC 3039 for a discounted price of $20 each, limit two tickets per purchase. Payable by cash, check, or credit card. First come, first serve.
Have You Ever Wanted to Be Published in a Best-Selling Book?
The Harvard Crimson is currently in the process of compiling the newest edition of its 55 Successful Harvard Law School Application Essays book. If you are interested, please email submissions or questions to hlsessaysthecrimson.com or Davidliu@college.harvard.edu. Anonymous submissions are also welcome.
UPDATE: Deadline for submission is next Friday, February 22nd.
CUPCAKES, CONSENT, AND CONVERSATION
Friday, 2/15 3pm-5pm at the Holyoke Center, Suite 731
Did you know…
1. We have an office dedicated to preventing sexual assault at Harvard (it’s called OSAPR)
2. OSAPR hosts “party-safe” workshops with social groups on and off campus
3. OSAPR wants to hear from you so we’re hosting office hours every other Friday! With cupcakes!
OSAPR wants to hear your thoughts on the social scene at Harvard. Come share your concerns, thoughts, and ideas, or just drop by to meet our awesome staff and peer educators in CAARE, all while enjoying cupcakes courtesy of OSAPR. We want to hear your bystander success stories, concerns you have, input about our outreach… Have an idea for an event you’d like to co-sponsor with OSAPR? Come by and talk about it.
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 3-5pm
HOLYOKE CENTER, 7TH FLOOR, ROOM 731
We hope to see you there!
Registration for 2013 IM Basketball season is EXTENDED for A League and Co-Ed teams through Wednesday February 13 at 9pm. The season THIS WEEK! For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
Want to help JOLT find the best law and technology articles fit to print? Apply to be a submissions manager! Read cutting edge legal scholarship on innovative technologies, and help JOLT keep its #1 specialty journal ranking. To learn more, attend one of two info sessions: Thursday 2/14 at 12PM in WCC 3018 OR Monday 2/18 at 12:15PM in WCC 3018 Otto’s pizza will be served! If you’re interested but unable to attend, contact JOLT.submissions at gmail.com