UTLaw News Masthead 2008

September 2008

With this issue of the News we resume our regular monthly schedule.

Young Alumni Program

UT School of Law is launching a new Young Alumni Program, the goal of which is to provide unique opportunities for young alumni to connect with each other and with the School of Law. Who is a young alumni? You will be considered a young alumni until the end of your 10th year after graduation.

We want to know what you would like for your Law School to provide during your first ten years out, so we will be sending a survey to a number of you in the next few weeks. We will also be in touch about some inaugural programs and events planned just for you. Watch for special Young Alumni items every month in this newsletter.

In the meantime, please feel free to contact me with any questions or suggestions.
Katy Civins
Director, Young Alumni
(512) 232-1156
kcivins@law.utexas.edu 

Tarlton Law Library Updates

Former Harvard Law School Library Director Terry Martin joins Tarlton Law Library as Interim Director: http://www.utexas.edu/law/news/2008/073108_terry_martin_joins_tarlton.html

The Tarlton Law Library is pleased to announce that the papers of Charles Alan Wright are now available to researchers and scholars: http://www.utexas.edu/law/news/2008/082908_charles_alan_wright_papers.html

Events at the School of Law

On Monday, September 22, 2008, the Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice will sponsor a Human Rights Happy Hour in the Sheffield Room. The speaker will be Daniel Blocq, of the Royal Netherlands Navy and University of Wisconsin-Madison. He will give a talk titled “UN Military Observers at Work.” For more information, visit the Rapoport Center’s website at: http://www.utexas.edu/law/academics/centers/humanrights/events/speakerseries.html

Events Around Campus

The Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice and the Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection at the University of Texas at Austin will present two events on September 11 and 12, 2008 to commemorate the 35th anniversary of the Chilean coup d'etat and to honor the donation of Joyce Horman’s archives to the Benson Collection: http://www.utexas.edu/law/news/2008/082008_rapoport_center_chile.html

On the Road - Fort Worth, Texas

Join Dean Larry Sager at a reception for Fort Worth-area alumni on September 17, 2008. For details about this event, please write to events@law.utexas.edu.

Save the Date

On October 25, 2008 the Law School will host its annual Alumni Tailgate party. More information will be in the October issue of UT Law News. We hope to see you there.

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