Category Archives: STUDENT AFFAIRS

Congratulations, Class of 2014!

Congratulations, graduates!  We are all looking forward to celebrating your accomplishments.  Here’s a list of this week’s activities: Grad Alley Tuesday, May 20  |  5:00-8:00pm  |  West 4th and University Place Barristers’ Ball Tuesday, May 20  |  8:00-Midnight  |  Battery…

Important Locker Information

For students who have been assigned a locker in the Law School, please see below for the important deadlines regarding emptying your locker. 1L and 2L students must vacate their lockers of ALL CONTENTS by 5 p.m. on Friday, June…

Law School Convocation 2014

Thursday, May 22, 2014  |  10:30 AM – 1:30 PM 4 Pennsylvania Plaza New York, NY 10001  map Convocation captures New York University School of Law’s spirit as we celebrate the graduating class of 2014.  All JD, LLM, and JSD candidates*…

Post Convocation Reception

Thursday, May 22, 2014  |  2:00 PM – 4:00 PM 40 Washington Square South & 245 Sullivan Street The Post Convocation Reception is held for graduates, guests, and faculty members who are invited to join us in celebrating the accomplishments…

All ALSA Graduation Reception

Thursday, May 22, 2014  |  3:00 PM – 5:00 PM D’Agostino Hall, Lipton Hall  map This year’s All ALSA Graduation Reception will take place on Thursday, May 22nd from 3:00-5:00 p.m. in Martin Lipton Hall, D’Agostino Hall, located at 108 West…

Quiet Hours

Quiet Hours are in effect and will continue throughout the exam period.  During this time, departments and student groups will minimize events and the law library will have extended hours.  Residence halls will allow you to reserve study rooms in…

Barristers’ Ball May 20

Tuesday, May 20, 2014  |  8:00 PM – 11:55 PM Battery Gardens (inside Battery Park opposite 17 State Street) New York, NY 10004  map Graduating J.D.’s, LL.M.’s, J.S.D.’s, and guests are cordially invited to this annual celebration for graduating students. The…

TONIGHT! Take a Break: Waffles and Games After Dark

Take a well deserved study break on Monday night, May 12 in Golding Lounge. From 9:00-11:00 p.m., enjoy a waffle dessert bar, beverages, and of course, GAMES! Carbs and Uno cards; coffee and Twister (not at the same time); and…

Take a Break: Breathe…Stretch…Relax with Dean Fama

Practices and pointers to help you through the home stretch of exams with Dean Arthur Fama in Lipton Hall, D’Agostino Hall. Wednesday, May 14 from 9:00 – 10:00 a.m.

Beginning Today– Convocation One Stop Shop

Making Convocation Easier With Your One Stop Shop One Stop Shop is where all graduating candidates can pick up their Academic Attire, Convocation tickets* and purchase Barristers’ Ball tickets. Come to Golding Lounge East beginning TODAY: Monday, May 5 through…

Last Yoga for the semester with Dean Fama TODAY 5/5: Furman Hall, 9th Floor, Lester Pollack Colloquium

Come and get some relaxation and relief from class, join Assistant Dean Arthur Fama for yoga! Pointers and practices on how yoga can help you relax, rejuvenate and focus. Click the link below to check the Spring 2014 schedule. SP14…

Take a Break with the SBA: Events All This Week!

Molly’s Cupcakes and City Bakery Tuesday, May 6 from 4:00-5:00 p.m. in Kushner Lounge (VH) Treats provided by Molly’s Cupcakes and City Bakery.  We will also provide coffee and hot chocolate. This event is co-sponsored by Simpson Thacher & Bartlett…

Therapy Dogs Visit this Thursday!

Therapy Dog Visit Thursday, May 8 12:00- 1:00 p.m. Courtyard of Vanderbilt Hall Rain Location: Kushner Lounge Sponsored by the Student Bar Association

1L Writing Competition Information Sessions

Section 1 Tuesday, April 15, 2014  |  4:00PM – 5:30 PM Vanderbilt Hall, Room 214 Sections 2 & 3 Wednesday, April 16, 2014  |  4:00PM – 5:30 PM Vanderbilt Hall, Room 210 Sections 4 & 5 Thursday, April 17, 2014…

April 16 – Gospel Music and Legal Education: Evolving Faith in a Secular World

NYU BALSA and the Office of Student Affairs would like to invite you to a Choral Performance with readings from selected works of the late Derrick Bell featuring The First Presbyterian Church of Brooklyn Choir. Invite your family and friends to…

How are you doing?

If you are experiencing anxiety about your academics or personal issues, we wanted to remind you that we are here to help. Do not suffer in silence! Contact us at law.studentaffairs@nyu.edu or (212) 998-6658 to schedule an appointment, or just stop by…

Final Argument, Orison S. Marden Moot Court Board Competition

Monday, April 7, 2014  |  5:00 PM – 7:00 PM 40 Washington Square South New York, NY 10012 Greenberg Lounge Named for the famous NYU alumnus, the Orison S. Marden Competition is a school-wide moot court tournament open to all…

Media Law Collaborative Presents: An evening on comic books

Monday, April 14, 2014  |  4:00 PM – 7:00 PM Vanderbilt Hall, Smart Classroom 210  map MLC presents a discussion of legal issues and practice facing attorney’s working with those in the comic book industry. We will begin in VH 210…

NYU Law Professor Kenji Yoshino Debates the Legal Implications of Windsor/Perry

04/15/2014 04:00 PM VH 210 NYU Law Professor Kenji Yoshino debates Heritage Foundation Fellow Ryan T. Anderson on the legal implications of US v. Windsor & Hollingsworth v. Perry. Windsor was the case which the section that defined marriage as a man and a woman…

The Princeton Review 2014 Student Survey

 MEMORANDUM To: NYU Law Students From: Jeannie Forrest Date: March 26, 2014 Re: The Princeton Review 2014 Student Survey I am writing to encourage you to participate in the Princeton Review survey for its next (2015 edition) Best Law Schools…

Family of CoLR Appreciation Dinner

Each year, the Coalition on Law and Representation hosts a dinner honoring faculty and staff at NYU Law who have demonstrated commitment to the values of diversity and social justice through their scholarship or mentoring of students. Paper invitations are…

Law Revue

Wednesday, April 9, 2014  |  8:00 PM – 10:00 PM Tishman Auditorium New York 10012  map Join us for the Law School’s annual parody musical cabaret extravaganza! Celebrating its 40th Anniversary, NYU Law Revue is entirely written, directed, and performed by…

April 4 – Diversity in Education and the Future of Affirmative Action

Review of Law and Social Change Symposium: Diversity in Education and the Future of Affirmative Action Friday, April 4, 2014 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Vanderbilt Hall, Greenberg Lounge This event will feature a number of prominent panelists discussing how…

Fundraiser Concert for Syrian Refugees

Saturday, April 19, 2014  |  7:00 PM – 10:00 PM Location: TBD   This concert fundraiser is part of Syria Awareness Week from April 14-19. The MA International Relations Association is organizing this week to raise awareness among the non-Arab…

Challenges and Opportunities for Women in the Field of Litigation

Wednesday, April 9, 2014  |  12:00 PM – 1:30 PM Vanderbilt Hall, Seminar Room 208  map The Women of Color Collective (WoCC) and Law Women provide a supportive, safe space for women to discuss educational pursuits and career advancement opportunities at…

DEANS’ CUP PEP RALLY: Pizza & Posters

Monday, March 24, 2014  |  4:00 PM – 6:00 PM 245 Sullivan St New York, NY 10012 Sexton Lounge Come help make signs to be used the next day to cheer on our students and faculty members as they take…

Deans’ Cup

Tuesday, March 25, 2014  |  7:00 PM – 10:00 PM 3030 Broadway New York, NY 10027 Columbia University Levien Gym Join us to cheer on our students and faculty members as they take on Columbia Law School in our annual…

March 26 – Your Professional Pathway: What’s Your Plan?

YOUR PROFESSIONAL PATHWAY: WHAT’S YOUR PLAN? A Program for First Year Students Wednesday, March 26    -   4:00-6:30PM The program will begin in various classrooms with six concurrent faculty panels representing the six professional pathways.  Faculty members will discuss course selection and…

APALSA – Korematsu Lecture

Tuesday, April 1, 2014  |  7:00 PM – 9:00 PM Vanderbilt Hall, Greenberg Lounge The Korematsu Lecture series was started in 2000 by a group of NYU law students who wished to create a lecture series in honor of Japanese…

TA Positions Working with LLM’s (Graduate Lawyering Program)

Mary Holland, Director of the Graduate Lawyering Program, invites you to an informal lunch to learn about opportunities to work with LLM students as a Teaching Assistant during 2014-15 in fall, winter, and spring. Read on for detailed description of…