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Weekly student enewsletter from USD School of Law • Volume 2, Number 16 • December 3, 2012

Important Deadlines

Fri. Nov.30 – Mon. Dec. 3: Study period (no classes).

Tue. Dec. 4 – Fri. Dec. 14: Fall Examination Period.

Mon. Dec. 17 – Fri. Jan. 11: Winter Break.

Fri. Jan. 11: Registration payment deadline for all students.

Mon. Jan. 14: Spring classes begin.

 

Upcoming Events
Monday, December 3 – Friday, January 11

Monday, December 3

No events submitted.

Tuesday, December 4

Fall Examination Period Begins

YogaLaw Society: Free Yoga

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.; Warren Hall Room 3C.
Take a short break from studying to reset your mind and body. A fellow law student and certified yoga instructor will lead an hour-long power vinyasa flow. All law students are welcome. Contact: YogaLaw Society President Kendra Lavelle.

Finals First Aid: Snacks & Refreshments

12:30 – 6:00 p.m.; Warren Hall Second Floor Foyer.
Replenish your body with some complimentary healthy snacks, coffee, and tea. Contact: Office for JD Student Affairs.

wednesday, December 5

USD Legal Clinics: Best Practices for Tax Professionals

6:00 – 7:00 p.m.; Warren Hall Faculty Reading Room.
A panel of distinguished USD alumni will be exploring the IRS collection process and best practices for resolving tax debts. They will discuss recent updates on IRS collection efforts and changes to help distressed taxpayers. The panelists will focus on the structure of the IRS, collection methods, installment agreements, and offers in compromise. There will also be an opportunity for questions and answers. Please visit the event page for more information. Contact: Jesi Betancourt.

Thursday, December 6

Finals First Aid: Snacks & Refreshments

7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.; Warren Hall Second Floor Foyer.
Replenish your body with some complimentary healthy snacks, coffee, and tea. Contact: Office for JD Student Affairs.

Friday, December 7

No events submitted.

Monday, December 10

Grad/Law Student Life: 10-Minute Chair Massages

12:00 – 2:00 p.m. and 2:30 – 4:30 p.m.; Grad/Law Commons, Student Life Pavilion Room 401.
Relax with a 10-minute chair massage. Contact: Graduate Assistant, Graduate Student Life Megan Kennedy.

Tuesday, December 11

Finals First Aid: Snacks & Refreshments

7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.; Warren Hall Second Floor Foyer.
Replenish your body with some complimentary healthy snacks, coffee, and tea. Contact: Office for JD Student Affairs.

Grad/Law Student Life: 10-Minute Chair Massages

9:00 – 11:00 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.; Grad/Law Commons, Student Life Pavilion Room 401.
Relax with a 10-minute chair massage. Contact: Graduate Assistant, Graduate Student Life Megan Kennedy.

YogaLaw Society: Free Yoga

10:00 – 11:00 a.m.; Warren Hall Room 3C.
Take a short break from studying to reset your mind and body. A fellow law student and certified yoga instructor will lead an hour-long power vinyasa flow. All law students are welcome. Contact: YogaLaw Society President Kendra Lavelle.

wednesday, December 12

Grad/Law Student Life: Yoga Class

7:30 – 8:30 a.m.; Location TBA.
Take a short break from studying to reset your mind and body. This gentle flow will focus on stress reduction and will be led by a fellow graduate student. Contact: Graduate Assistant, Graduate Student Life Megan Kennedy.

Thursday, December 13

Finals First Aid: Snacks & Refreshments

7:30 – 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.; Warren Hall Second Floor Foyer.
Replenish your body with some complimentary healthy snacks, coffee, and tea. Contact: Office for JD Student Affairs.

Friday, December 14

Therapy Dogs

12:00 – 2:00 p.m.; In front of the Hahn University Center.
Research indicates that peetting a dog lowers stress levels. So, back by popular demand, certified therapy dogs will be on campus. Take a break from the stress of finals and get some puppy love. Sponsored by the Center for Health & Wellness Promotion.

Monday, December 17 – Friday, January 11

Winter Break

Have a safe and relaxing Winter Break. We will see you back at USD for the spring semester on Monday, January 14.

Announcements

Legal Research Center: Fall Exam Period Hours

From November 30 – December 13, the Legal Research Center will be open from 7:00 a.m. – 2:00 a.m. every day. Best of luck on exams!

Academic Success Program: Spring 2013 Learning Assistants Needed

Academic Success Program is seeking learning assistants for the following professors and courses for Spring 2013: Civ Pro II with Heiser; Contracts with D. McGowan, Claus, Kelly and Barry; Con Law I with M. McGowan, M. Ramsey and Claus; and Property with Wonnell, Wiggins, Bell and Scwarzchild. Responsibilities include: attending all classes, weekly study groups, creating weekly study group handouts, regular meetings with the Academic Success director, and assisting with Academic Success Skills workshops. Applications available in the Office for JD Student Affairs (Warren Hall Room 206), Director, Kiyana Kiel's office (WH 117), and on the USD Academic Success TWEN page. This is a paid position. Contact: Director of Academic Success Kiyana Kiel.


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