What first-generation students need to know about higher education

21 May 2019

US NEWS & WORLD REPORT — For many first-generation college students, being an academic trailblazer is a dream come true. But despite the excitement, this dream is often beset with challenges. First-generation students tend to graduate at lower rates than their peers with parents who earned a four-year college degree.

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ABA legal education section passes tougher bar pass standard for law schools

21 May 2019

ABA JOURNAL — Following multiple years of discussion, and two rejections from the American Bar Association’s House of Delegates, the council of the ABA’s Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar adopted a proposed revision to tighten an accreditation standard regarding bar passage

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Survey: Graduating college seniors are entering best job market since 2007

21 May 2019

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF COLLEGES AND EMPLOYERS — Graduating seniors from the Class of 2019 are experiencing the best job market for new college graduates since 2007, according to NACE’s Class of 2019 Student Survey.

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William & Mary Law international internship program prepares students for global legal work

21 May 2019

WILLIAM & MARY — The future is clear: The need for lawyers who are able to recognize and competently deal with issues outside the U.S. legal system will only increase over time.

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University of Virginia Law fellowships support student internships in public service

21 May 2019

UVA LAW — Scores of University of Virginia School of Law students and recent graduates will take advantage of public service fellowships and other awards by working at legal, government or nonprofit offices across the nation and around the world this year.

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Penn State Dickinson Law students recognized for commitment to public service

21 May 2019

PENN STATE NEWS — Second- and third-year Dickinson Law students were recognized for their service in public interest and pro bono programs throughout the 2018-19 academic year during a ceremony on Friday, May 10, at Lewis Katz Hall.

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University of Nebraska Law Dean Richard Moberly to serve as interim executive vice chancellor of the university

21 May 2019

LINCOLN JOURNAL STAR — The dean of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s College of Law was named the interim executive vice chancellor on Thursday.

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ABA President Bob Carlson to speak at graduation of University of Montana Law

21 May 2019

UNIVERSITY OF MONTANA — The American Bar Association President Bob Carlson will serve as the keynote speaker at the commencement ceremony for University of Montana’s Blewett School of Law on Saturday, May 11. The event will take place at 10 a.m. in the Dennison Theatre.

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University of Montana Law will offer Indian law summer courses

21 May 2019

UNIVERSITY OF MONTANA — Students and law practitioners once again have the opportunity to study Indian law this summer with the Alexander Blewett III School of Law at the University of Montana.

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University of Montana Law goes carbon neutral

21 May 2019

UNIVERSITY OF MONTANA — Students and administrators at the Alexander Blewett III School of Law and the Office of Sustainability at the University of Montana have joined forces to raise $565 to offset the law school building’s carbon footprint.

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