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Mark Chipman, ’85, headlines Olafson Ethics Symposium

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Mark Chipman, Executive Chairman & Governor of True North Sports & Entertainment, was the featured speaker at the UND College of Business & Public Administration’s 14th Annual Olafson Ethics Symposium on Thursday, November 8.  In a Q&A format, Chipman discussed ethical perspectives in sports.  True North Sports & Entertainment owns the Winnipeg Jets of the […]

Haley Wamstad, ’07, first woman elected as Grand Forks County state’s attorney

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Original story from: Grand Forks Herald, by Tess Williams When Haley Wamstad walked into the second-floor offices of the Grand Forks County Courthouse, she was greeted with “Hey, boss,” a term still unfamiliar for the freshly-elected state’s attorney. She’s the first woman to be elected to the position. The state’s attorney is the top prosecutor […]

Laurie McHenry named North Dakota Library Association’s Librarian of the Year

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Laurie McHenry, Head of Technical Services at the Thormodsgard Law Library, received the North Dakota Library Association’s (NDLA) Librarian of the Year Award. The award honors, “an NDLA member who has made notable contributions to the North Dakota library profession, has furthered significant development of libraries in North Dakota, or has performed exemplary statewide service […]

UND announces Law dean candidates and open forum dates

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Four finalists for UND School of Law dean will visit campus this month: Brian Gallini of the University of Arkansas School of Law; Susan Bisom-Rapp of the Thomas Jefferson School of Law; Camille Davidson of the Wake Forest University School of Law; and Elizabeth Ann Warner of the University of Kansas School of Law. Open […]

Lu Jiang, ’12, Establishes Endowment to Empower Women

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Through education, Lu Jiang has reached great heights. Now a trained legal professional and inspiring community advocate, she is promoting education to women at Seattle Central College by establishing the “Lu Jiang Women’s Empowerment Endowed Scholarship.” This new scholarship will support diverse women who have overcome obstacles to pursue education. “The greatest investment one can […]

Celebration Luncheon for Professor Patti Alleva on Friday, September 21

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The UND School of Law invites you to join faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends to celebrate Patti Alleva, UND Professor of Law, and her outstanding career.  Professor Alleva has been invited to share her career reflections prior to the lunch, so all are invited to attend both the presentation and luncheon reception, which will […]

Committee to select new law school dean announced

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UND alumnus Gerald VandeWalle joins longtime University law professor Jim Grijalva in leading panel University of North Dakota Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost Tom DiLorenzo announced today that North Dakota Supreme Court Chief Justice Gerald VandeWalle and UND’s Lloyd & Ruth Friedman Professor of Law James Grijalva will serve as co-chairs of the […]

Dean Kathryn Rand thankful for her time as UND Law Dean

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Dean Kathryn Rand delivered her tenth and final “state of the law school” address at the State Bar Association’s Annual Meeting in Bismarck on June 14. Each year, as part of the Law School Luncheon, the dean of North Dakota’s law school is invited to give remarks to the state’s bench and bar. Dean Rand […]

Professor Jackson Appointed to AALS Clinical Conference Planning Committee

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Professor Margaret Moore Jackson has been appointed the Planning Committee for the Association of American Law Schools (AALS) 2017 Conference on Clinical Legal Education, which will be held in Denver, CO. Jackson also previously served in this role for the 2012 Conference. AALS is a nonprofit association of 179 law schools whose mission is to […]