Sunday, February 19, 2017

ICYMI: Tweets From the Week (Feb. 19, 2017)

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Thursday, February 16, 2017

Position Opening: Akron School of Law Director of the Center for Intellectual Property Law & Technology

Responsibilities

The University of Akron's School of Law invites applications and nominations for the position of Director of the Center for Intellectual Property Law & Technology, a tenure-track or tenured faculty position, with an anticipated start date of August 2017.

The Director of the Center for Intellectual Property Law and Technology is responsible for developing, articulating, and implementing a long-term vision for the Center that will achieve greater distinction for the University of Akron's School of Law. The Director, in coordination with the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, is responsible for implementing the IP curriculum within the School of Law. The Director also manages and supervises the law schools' special IP degree and certificate programs, and may help propose and create additional new programs in intellectual property for attorneys and other professionals as appropriate. The Director is responsible for the management and coordination of all law school programming in the area of intellectual property law, including programs for both attorneys and academics.

The Director fosters and advances external relationships, including the law schools' ongoing international relationships with other universities, where those relate to intellectual property and technology. The Director also works with the law schools' Intellectual Property Advisory Council in advancing the intellectual property program. The Director serves as a faculty advisor to the Intellectual Property and Technology Law Association, a law student organization, oversees the advising related to the annual issue of the Akron Law Review devoted to intellectual property law, and also oversees the law schools' participation in intellectual property-related moot court competitions.

As a member of the law school faculty, the Director will engage in relevant scholarship, teach in the area of intellectual property law, and serve on administrative committees.

For complete details and to apply visit: http://www.uakron.edu/jobs Job ID # 10009

 

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Sunday, February 12, 2017

ICYMI: Tweets From the Week (Feb. 12, 2017)

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Sunday, February 5, 2017

ICYMI: Tweets From the Week (Feb. 5, 2017)

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Sunday, January 29, 2017

ICYMI: Tweets From the Week (Jan. 29, 2017)

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Sunday, January 22, 2017

ICYMI: Tweets From the Week (Jan. 22, 2017)

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Sunday, January 15, 2017

ICYMI: Tweets From the Week (Jan. 15, 2017)

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Sunday, January 8, 2017

ICYMI: Tweets From the Week (Jan. 8, 2017)

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Sunday, January 1, 2017

ICYMI: Tweets From the Week (Jan. 1, 2017)

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Sunday, December 25, 2016

ICYMI: Tweets From the Week

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Sunday, December 18, 2016

ICYMI: Tweets From the Week (Dec. 18, 2016)

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The University of Akron invites applications and nominations for the position of Dean of the School of Law

The University of Akron invites applications and nominations for the position of Dean of the School of Law, with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2017.  Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 

The University of Akron School of Law is a public law school of approximately 450 students, with both full-time and part-time programs, and opportunities to begin study in either the Fall or the Spring.  The school offers the J.D., five joint-degree programs, an LL.M. in Intellectual Property, and various certificate programs for both J.D. and non-J.D. students.  Since its founding in 1921, the school has graduated over 6,300 men and women.  The school has historically embraced a strong commitment to teaching and public service in the community. 

Akron Law has recently experienced tremendous upward trajectories in admissions in terms of applications, selectivity, yield, and the size and quality of the incoming class.  The employment rate for graduates is above the national average. The school boasts several Centers with opportunities for students to distinguish themselves in their education and practice-ready preparation: a Center for Intellectual Property Law and Technology; a Constitutional Law Center, one of only four such centers established by Congress; and the Joseph G. Miller and William C. Becker Institute for Professional Responsibility.  The Akron trial advocacy program also consistently ranks among the top in the nation.  Clinical programs in a wide variety of areas have won awards recently for their excellence and innovation, and new clinical programs continue to be added under growing faculty numbers and associations with outside practitioners.

Akron Law and its programs have been showered over the past year with national recognition, including a #7 ranking for training prosecutors and public defenders, an “A” grade for our Intellectual Property program, a Top 50 ranking in 2015-16 from Above The Law, a Top 25 recognition for bar exam preparation, and a Top 8 rating for affordable living and quality of education.  Akron Law also continues to be recognized as a Best Value school.

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Sunday, December 11, 2016

ICYMI: Tweets From the Week (Dec. 11, 2016)

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Sunday, December 4, 2016

ICYMI: Tweets From the Week (Dec. 4, 2016)

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Sunday, November 27, 2016

ICYMI: Tweets From the Week (Nov. 27, 2016)

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Sunday, November 20, 2016

ICYMI: Tweets From the Week (Nov. 20, 2016)

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Friday, November 18, 2016

Call for Proposals: “Teaching Cultural Competency and Other Professional Skills Suggested by ABA Standard 302”

The following comes to us from Prof. Kelly Terry, Co-Director, Institute for Law Teaching and Learning.  Submit proposals to her at ksterry@ualr.edu by 2/1/17 .

Call for Proposals for the Institute for Law Teaching and Learning’s Summer 2017 Conference, “Teaching Cultural Competency and Other Professional Skills Suggested by ABA Standard 302.” The conference will take place July 7-8, 2017 at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law.

The Institute invites proposals for workshop sessions addressing how law schools are responding to ABA Standard 302’s call to establish learning outcomes related to “other professional skills needed for competent and ethical participation as a member of the legal profession,” such as “interviewing, counseling, negotiation, fact development and analysis, trial practice, document drafting, conflict resolution, organization and management of legal work, collaboration, cultural competency and self-evaluation.” The conference will focus on how law schools are incorporating these skills, particularly the skills of cultural competency, conflict resolution, collaboration, self-evaluation, and other relational skills, into their institutional outcomes, designing courses to encompass these skills, and teaching and assessing these skills. The deadline to submit a proposal is February 1, 2017.

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Sunday, November 13, 2016

ICYMI: Tweets From the Week (Nov. 13, 2016)

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Sunday, November 6, 2016

ICYMI: Tweets From the Week (Nov. 6, 2016)

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Sunday, October 30, 2016

ICYMI: Tweets From the Week (Oct. 30, 2016)

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