August 2020

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August 2020

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Dynamic new voices in the classroom

Building on its strengths, the law school is welcoming to the faculty four new professors who bring diverse interests but a common commitment to making the law a real force for good in society.

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Inside this issue: Law School News | Alumni & Giving | Career Services Corner | Events

Law School News

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Class Action

Catch up on the latest news about your classmates and friends! Read this month's Class Action or jump to:1980s | 1990s | 2000s | 2010s | Recognitions | In Memoriam

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Racial justice and diversity initiatives continue to expand
Grant awarded to Advocacy Institute to fund help for imprisoned DV survivors
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What I did this summer: Fellowships offer learning opportunities
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Humanities award supports Barbas’ new book project
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Reilly’s lessons on resiliency resonate beyond the classroom

Alumni & Giving

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Are you a UB Law Alumni Association member?

Please show your support by joining or renewing your membership today. Your membership dues are used towards our many events and programs. In addition, a portion of your dues support tuition scholarships to help recruit the best and the brightest students to the School of Law, and to secure your law school's future as a premier educational institution.

Be a part of our community. Join online today!

Career Services Corner

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Let us help you with your recruiting needs!

The UB Law Career Services Office is open and actively working with employers during these changing times. Thank you to all alumni and friends who have reached out to offer internships and jobs to our students and graduates.

The CSO is committed to offering a full-service array of (virtual) interviewing, resume collections and job postings throughout the fall and spring. We are also working with employers to network with our students via zoom meetings, mock interviews, mentor programs and other activities.

If you are interested in meeting our fabulous candidates, please visit our webpage.

Event Highlights

Sept. 3 - PAD Alden Chapter Interest Meeting & Speaker Series

Sept. 17 - Constitution Day at SUNY Fredonia featuring Professor Anthony O’Rourke

Sept. 23 - Abolish Qualified Immunity? A Debate by the Federalist Society at UB Law

Oct. 14 - UB Alumni Webinar: Seed Capital – How Startups Can Plan to Raise Funds

Nov. 11 - UB Alumni Webinar: Seeking Equity – Women & Minority Startup Challenges

Be sure to visit our Law Alumni Events calendar for more information about upcoming events and programs.

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