Events and Announcements

Community Service Opportunity Announcement

Sign up Now! Project XOXO St. Louis - Raising Contributions for Local Charities 5K Run

Sign up now for Project XOXO St. Louis' 5K Charity Run/Walk. Project XOXO seeks to unite you with the legal community in the St. Louis area in an effort to raise contributions for local homeless charities. Since 2010, Project XOXO has raised over $270,000 in cash and in-kind donations for local St. Louis charities. The 5 K Charity Run/Walk starts at 7:30 am. Packet pick up starts at 6:30 am. The Run/Walk starts and ends at 10th and Walnut. For online registration & registration forms available here http://projectxoxo.org/uncategorized/2014-project-xoxo-annual-courthouse-run-signup-link/ $35 fee & guaranteed T-shirt if registered by Aug. 1; After Aug.1 $45 and no guarantee on T-Shirt, race day registration available $45. Participants are encouraged to get pledges from family, friends, & coworkers to raise even more money for the selected charities Prizes for top male/finishers in each age category: (17 & under, 18-39, 40-59, 60+) and top individual fundraiser & top law firm fundraiser

Sponsored by XOXO St. Louis
For more information, contact Carrie Burns at 314-935-6438 or (314) 935-6438


Scholarship, Grant & Contest Announcements

2014 ABA Forum on the Construction Industry's Student Writing Competition

This competition is open to all law students in good standing and attending an ABA accredited law school in the 2014 academic year. Papers may be on any topic relating to construction law. Winning entry receives $2,000. Deadline to submit is January 15, 2015. For more information go to www.americanbar.org/groups/construction_industry.

Sponsored by ABA
For more information, contact Carrie Burns at cjburns@wulaw.wustl.edu or (314) 93-56438


Student Updates

ProSPER Webinar Viewing Party

Science Advocacy Activities When: 5:30 pm on Monday, July 28, 2014 Where: 7th Floor Conference Room, 785 McDonnell Sciences Building, Medical Campus The Society for Neuroscience recently released a webinar designed to help people interested in science advocacy learn how advocacy activities contribute to their professional success and how to involve yourself further in these activities. Many people have asked us how they can become more involved in science advocacy, so ProSPER is hosting this webinar viewing party where we can all comfortably watch the webinar and discuss it together. Snacks will be provided!

Sponsored by ProSPER
Website: http://gradpages.wustl.edu/prosper/events
For more information, contact Kelly Kranjc at prosper@grad.wustl.edu or (314) 93-53173


Trial Team 2014-15

Congratulations to the following students selected to participate on the 2014-15 Trial Team: new members Ana Nettles, Mary Hershewe, Mary Lucille Noah, Julieta Kosiba, Luke O'Brien, Courtney Harrison, Katherine Asfour, Stella Kamm and Patrick Hassett as well as returning members Fady Hanalla, Noble Freeman, Maebetty Kirby, Randall Brachman and Keenen Twymon.

Sponsored by Trial and Advocacy Program
For more information, contact Dorothy Campbell at djcampbell@wulaw.wustl.edu or (314) 935-7964