Professor's Presidential Christmas cards on display
Prof. Elizabeth Patterson's collection of presidential Christmas cards is on display at the Thomas Cooper Library's "Christmas on the Potomac" exhibit now through January 13, 2017. The exhibit includes a festive display of handmade Christmas cards from presidents, local governors, and lawmakers.
William Oncken wins first place in essay contest
Third-year law student William Oncken won first place in the 2016 NAHR Ram Charan HR Essay Contest alongside MBA students Ellie Gardner and Lauryn Overton. Their essay was about the gig economy, and beat out over 50 other submissions from around the world.
NMRS Center to host symposium on veteran access to justice
On Friday, Dec. 9, the Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough Center on Professionalism will host a symposium on the delivery of legal services to veterans through medical-legal partnerships, veterans treatments courts, and veterans legal clinics. Speakers include Linda Klein, president of the ABA, and a keynote address by Leigh A. Bradley, general counsel for the Department of Veteran Affairs.
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New coastal law field lab launches in summer 2017
The Coastal Law Field Lab, a new summer course offered by the University of South Carolina School of Law, will begin its inaugural class in June of 2017. Based in Charleston, SC, the lab is an immersive four-week, six-credit course combining an interdisciplinary in-class approach with eight day-long site visits to beaches and marshes along South Carolina's coast.
Ellefson to receive 2016 Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award
Alumna Anne S. Ellefson, '79, was recently named the 2016 recipient of the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award. The award is presented annually to a graduate of the University of South Carolina who has given service to his or her fellow man beyond that required by his or her job or profession.