American University Washington College of Law Hosts D.C. Diversity Consortium's 3rd Annual 1L Diversity Career Fair

American University Washington College of Law Hosts D.C. Diversity Consortium's 3rd Annual 1L Diversity Career Fair

08 Nov, 2018

The event featured a panel focusing on diversity opportunities where leading professionals in the legal industry discussed various diversity-related scholarship and fellowship opportunities that are available to 1Ls, including information about the application process and how to be a competitive applicant.

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Environmental Justice in the 21st Century: Threats and Opportunities

Environmental Justice in the 21st Century: Threats and Opportunities

15 Oct, 2018

In collaboration between Environmental Justice Institute, ABA Section of Civil Rights and Social Justice, and the Program on Environmental and Energy Law at American University Washington College of Law, the event featured discussion led by the co-authors of the 1987 UCC Report Charles Lee and Vernice Miller-Travis, as well as leading professors Ezra Rosser and William Snape. They explored the progress made, and the current and future challenges facing environmental justice communities.

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AUWCL Office of Diversity and Inclusion Hosts New Student Orientation Diversity Panel and Networking Reception

AUWCL Office of Diversity and Inclusion Hosts New Student Orientation Diversity Panel and Networking Reception

27 Aug, 2018

On Tuesday, August 21, 2018, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion held a New Student Orientation Diversity Panel and Networking Reception. During the event, panelists shared their words of wisdom for the new students. 

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AUWCL and AU School of Education Selected to Participate in DC Public Schools Adopt-a-School Program

AUWCL and AU School of Education Selected to Participate in DC Public Schools Adopt-a-School Program

10 Aug, 2018

American University Washington College of Law and the American University School of Education have partnered to participate in the District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) Adopt-a-School Program.  The program is a DCPS initiative launched in 2015 by the School Partnerships Division (SPD) in the Office of Family and Public Engagement. This program provides a structured pathway for partnership between DCPS schools and our community of supporters.

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AUWCL Welcomes Local High School Students to Tenley Campus

AUWCL Welcomes Local High School Students to Tenley Campus

08 Aug, 2018

On Friday, July 27th local high school students were welcomed to the American University Washington College of Law campus.  In addition to touring the school, Kendra Brown, senior director of diversity, inclusion and affinity, spoke with the students about the importance of mapping out their future.

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AUWCL Hosts Diversity Networking Reception for Incoming Students

AUWCL Hosts Diversity Networking Reception for Incoming Students

29 Jun, 2018

On Thursday, June 28, American University Washington College of Law hosted a welcome reception for the incoming Fall 2018 JD class at Ruth's Chris Steakhouse.

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American University Alumni Convening & Discussion

American University Alumni Convening & Discussion

15 Jun, 2018

The event at American University brought together students, alumni, staff, faculty, and school leadership for a candid discussion about AU’s Plan for Inclusive Excellence Plan as well as upcoming and engagement opportunities.

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AUWCL Celebrates Graduates at PASOS 2018

AUWCL Celebrates Graduates at PASOS 2018

18 May, 2018

On Friday, May 18, 2018 Dean Camille Nelson and Senior Director for Diversity, Inclusion and Affinity attended the PASOS 2018 Celebration. PASOS is an annual graduation celebration held by the HBA-DC Foundation which recognizes and honors the achievements of our graduating Latino law students and their families.

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AUWCL Hosts Discussion on Advancing American University's Plan for Inclusive Excellence

AUWCL Hosts Discussion on Advancing American University's Plan for Inclusive Excellence

01 May, 2018

On Monday, April 23rd, the American University Washington College of Law (AUWCL) Office of Diversity and Inclusion partnered with AUWCL International and Comparative Legal Studies Program to host an interactive lunch called, “The Ties That Bind.” 

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The 2018 National Diversity Pre-Law Conference

The 2018 National Diversity Pre-Law Conference

26 Apr, 2018

On Friday, April 6th and Saturday, April 7th, American University Washington College of Law proudly hosted the 5th Annual National Diversity Pre-Law Conference and Law Fair of 2018.   Sponsored by AccessLex Institute, the conference is a national outreach and empowerment event designed for diverse aspiring lawyers. 

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21st Annual Hispanic Law Conference Touches on Progress, Challenges in the Latinx Community

21st Annual Hispanic Law Conference Touches on Progress, Challenges in the Latinx Community

20 Apr, 2018

Students, faculty, and distinguished guest speakers from the Latinx community came together Thursday, April 19 at American University Washington College of Law for the 21st Annual Hispanic Law Conference

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APALSA Hosts Eleventh Annual Asian Pacific Americans and the Law Dinner

APALSA Hosts Eleventh Annual Asian Pacific Americans and the Law Dinner

19 Apr, 2018

On Wednesday, April 18, 2018, the Asian Pacific American Law Student Association (APALSA) hosted its Eleventh Annual Asian Pacific Americans and the Law Dinner to highlight the continuing need to empower and encourage the participation of the Asian Pacific American (APA) community in the legal profession.

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22nd Annual Sylvania Woods Conference Explores Pathways into the Legal Profession

22nd Annual Sylvania Woods Conference Explores Pathways into the Legal Profession

17 Apr, 2018

On Tuesday, April 17, American University Washington College of Law proudly presented the 22nd Annual Sylvania Woods Conference on African Americans and the Law. This annual conference addresses—through the participation of practicing lawyers, jurists, alumni, faculty, students, and administrators—matters of law and associated issues that affect African-American life and culture. The theme for this year’s conference was: “Informed by the present, Inspired for the future.”

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Remembering Dr. King: Now is the Time to Strengthen the Mantle of Civic Engagement and Civil Discourse and Forge Ahead

Remembering Dr. King: Now is the Time to Strengthen the Mantle of Civic Engagement and Civil Discourse and Forge Ahead

04 Apr, 2018

On the 50th Anniversary of the Assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Kendra Brown, Senior Director for Diversity, Inclusion & Affinity, reflects on Dr. King’s resounding legacy and his impact not only on the United States, but around the world.

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AUWCL Honors Black History Month with a Conversation with Wade Henderson and Nicole Austin-Hillery

AUWCL Honors Black History Month with a Conversation with Wade Henderson and Nicole Austin-Hillery

22 Feb, 2018

On Monday, Feb. 19, the law school honored Black History Month by holding a conversation with Wade Henderson, former president of the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, and Nicole Austin-Hillery, former director and counsel of the Brennan Center for Justice in Washington, D.C., entitled, “The Long Road.”

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The Long Road

The Long Road

19 Feb, 2018

Join us for a conversation with Wade Henderson, former President of the Conference on Civil and Human Rights, and Nicole Austin Hillery, former Director and Counsel of the Brennan Center for Justice, as they discuss their decades spanning fight against racial inequality and its impact on our nation and the globe.  The event is conducted in partnership with the Frederick Douglass Distinguished Scholars program.

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Global Diversity: The Key to Success of an American University

Global Diversity: The Key to Success of an American University

18 Jan, 2018

International and Comparative Legal Studies Director Padideh Ala'i's open letter to international students and alumni in light of recent events

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AUWCL Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr.'s Legacy with 19th Annual Commemoration Program

AUWCL Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr.'s Legacy with 19th Annual Commemoration Program

17 Jan, 2018

On Wednesday, Jan. 17, the law school held its 19th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Commemoration Program. Dean Camille Nelson along with faculty, staff, and students gathered to celebrate the life and enduring legacy of Dr. King.

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Lambda Law Society Welcome Back Coffee Break

Lambda Law Society Welcome Back Coffee Break

17 Jan, 2018

Join the Lambda Society on Wednesday, January 17 for a welcome back coffee break with Vice Dean Anthony Varona and Senior Director for Diversity, Inclusion and Affinity, Kendra Brown.

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Law Librarian of Congress Jane Sanchez '89 Addresses AUWCL's 20th Annual Hispanic Law Conference

Law Librarian of Congress Jane Sanchez '89 Addresses AUWCL's 20th Annual Hispanic Law Conference

29 Mar, 2017

On March 29, Law Librarian of Congress Jane Sánchez ’89 addressed attendees at American University Washington College of Law’s 20th Annual Hispanic Law Conference awards dinner.

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January 07 8:00AM-5:00PM Washington College of Law Business Basics Bootcamp - Day 1 January 08 8:00AM-5:00PM Washington College of Law Business Basics Bootcamp - Day 2 January 08 4:00PM-6:00PM Tenley Campus - Warren NT01 Ceremonial Classroom Supreme Court Series: Fourth Estate Public Benefit Corp v. Wall-Street.com May Offer Continuing Legal Education Credit CLE January 14 5:00PM-6:00PM Tenley Campus - Warren NT01 Ceremonial Classroom Supreme Court Series: Rimini Street Inc. v. Oracle USA Inc. May Offer Continuing Legal Education Credit CLE January 15 9:00AM-12:00PM Tenley Campus - Yuma YT01 Grossman Hall International Dispute Resolution Involving States: Key Decisions in 2018 May Offer Continuing Legal Education Credit CLE January 16 5:00PM-6:30PM Tenley Campus - Y112 Gender and Law and Family Law Cover Letter and Resume Review January 23 1:30PM-4:20PM C217 Women's Economic Development & Law: The World Bank Group's Women, Business and the Law Report Launch 2018 January 24 4:00PM-6:45PM Tenley Campus - Yuma YT01 Grossman Hall Externship Fair January 25 8:30AM-5:00PM Tenley Campus - Yuma YT01 Grossman Hall New Perspectives: A Discussion on Modern Global Supply Chains May Offer Continuing Legal Education Credit CLE February 04 12:00PM-1:00PM Washington College of Law Professional Development: What to Wear at Work February 05 12:00PM-1:00PM Washington College of Law Gender and the Practice of International Criminal Law March 04 12:00PM-1:00PM Washington College of Law Women in International Law Events Calendar ... Find more events in our events calendar
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