ShapingEDU Winter Games

ShapingEDU Winter Games

January 5 @ 8:00 am January 7 @ 5:00 pm

The 2020 Olympics may have moved to 2022, but there’s another set of global games afoot at ASU. Leveraging the unique opportunity presented in these remote times, the third annual Smart Region Summit is going global and will take place this year at the first-ever ShapingEDU Winter Games through a specialized track designed by The Connective . All dreamers, doers and drivers who want to address the pressing question of what comes next for smart campuses, cities and education are invited to register today and join us for a series of keynotes, breakouts and hackathons… Winter Games style. 

Register Here

Law School Admission During COVID-19: A View from the Bench

December 10, 2020 @ 1:00 pm 2:00 pm

There are many paths to a fulfilling legal career, including those that lead to work in the judiciary. As part of an ongoing series designed to help aspiring law students navigate law school admission during COVID-19, and to connect the broader legal community to important topics, LSAC is proud to host a special webinar featuring three highly distinguished guest panelists. The webinar is free and open to anyone, but especially relevant to law school candidates, students, and those who support them. 

“Law School Admission During COVID-19: A View From the Bench”
December 10, 3-4 p.m. ET

Judge Diane HumetewaJustice G. Helen WhitenerMonica Ingram
Judge Diane Humetewa
U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona
Justice G. Helen Whitener
Washington State Supreme Court
Monica Ingram 
Associate Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid, Cornell Law School

LSAC President and CEO Kellye Testy will moderate the panel on which Judge Humetewa and Justice Whitener will share their personal journeys to the judiciary. Ms. Ingram will add to the conversation with her experience and perspective as a representative of the law school admission community. Together, the panelists will address questions such as:

  • What should candidates consider as they are applying to and choosing a law school?
  • What is the value of pursuing clerkships and other opportunities to prepare for a career in law?
  • What is it like to work in the judiciary and what is top of mind given the many issues we face as a nation?
  • What advice would you give to students from underrepresented groups who are pursuing law?

There will be a Q&A session toward the end of the webinar.

We hope you can join us! This is one you won’t want to miss.

Register Here

12/10 –

December 10, 2020 @ 9:00 am 10:30 am

Please join us on Thursday, December 10 for the USPTO Intellectual Property (IP) Webinar.  The USPTO IP Attache program promotes high-quality intellectual property protection and enforcement internationally through IP attache located in US embassies and consulates around the world.  Learn more about the USPTO IP Attache program by viewing the attached informational flyer. 

Event Details

Thursday, December 10th

9:00am to 10:30am (AZ Time)

Live Webinar via WebEx

RSVP Here

12/3 – Frank Rhodes Scholar Lecture w/ Ajita Talwalker Menon and Intro by President Crow

December 3, 2020 @ 12:30 pm 2:00 pm

The ASU Frank Rhodes Lecture Series (FRLS) is pleased to announce that a virtual lecture will be held Thursday, December 3 from 12:30-2:00pm (Arizona time). To attend, simply register at: Links.asu.edu/frlsajita

With a special introduction by President Michael Crow and moderated by Minu Ipe, this lecture will be an invaluable webinar and all of the ASU community is invited to attend this exciting lecture.  See attached flyer for more details. 

The Frank Rhodes Scholar for this lecture will be Ajita Talwalker Menon, President and CEO of Calbright College. In her Designing for Equity: Building Innovative Systems for Lifelong Learning virtual lecture, Menon will address the idea that there is a rising tide of dialogue on the need for greater equity in the United States and higher education has been long touted as a great equalizer. She will explore how in this moment, we have the opportunity to confront where real gaps exist in current higher education opportunities and outcomes, and to redesign institutions of higher education in ways that prioritize equity.

Career Services Office – Judicial Externships: Pathways to Chambers

Here are five ways to a summer judicial externship:  1) Judicial Internship Opportunity Program (JIOP) Rolling application now open, deadline January 10, 2021. JIOP Applicant Information 2) US Judicial Conference/ Just the Beginning Rolling application now open, deadline January 10, 2021.  Just the Beginning – 2021 Summer Judicial Internship Diversity…

12/10 – USPTO Intellectual Property Webinar

Please join us on Thursday, December 10 for the USPTO Intellectual Property (IP) Webinar.  The USPTO IP Attache program promotes high-quality intellectual property protection and enforcement internationally through IP attache located in US embassies and consulates around the world.  Learn more about the USPTO IP Attache program by viewing the…

ASLJ: 1L Blog Writing Contest

  Write a blog post (no longer than 800 words) on any legal topic relevant to Arizona (includes AZ law, 9th Circuit, and SCOTUS). ASLJ will publish timely, quality submissions to its blog. Start planning now! Winners’ Benefits: Publication to ASLJ‘s blog Work with ASLJ members to polish your post Include publication on your resume…

11/24 – Virtual Yoga at 6pm

November 24, 2020 @ 6:00 pm 7:00 pm

On Tuesday, November 24th at 6pm, join Frankie from Totem Yoga (https://www.totem.yoga/) for a virtual, relaxing yoga session. All levels welcome! This class is designed for people brand new to yoga and will include step by step instructions and basic terminology. Dress comfortably in something you can sit and lay back in. If you have a yoga mat great, if not, no worries! A blanket or beach towel will do. No standing poses in this class. This one hour, virtual yoga class begins at 6pm (AZ time).

Click the following link (and enter the passcode below) to join the yoga session: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89224928029?pwd=TFZ3SU1zNUNHQU9reE5ZeDF1WWJHUT09

Meeting ID: 892 2492 8029

Passcode: 664865

Before the Bar: Master at-home exam prep with our Virtual Office Hours

ABA Law Student Division  Taking your first round of law school exams? We’re here to help! Join us for tips that will help prepare you for success. This month’s Virtual Office Hours are with Heather Varanini. Professor Varanini is the Associate Director of Academic Achievement and an Adjunct Professor at…

Career Services Office – Upcoming Deadlines Government Honors & Internship Handbook (11/20/20 Updates)

The following government programs have deadlines coming up in the next few weeks. You can view upcoming deadlines for Government Honors and Internships here, but to view the details of these programs, please refer to the online 2020-2021 Government Honors & Internship Handbook. To obtain handbook access, go to the Resource Library…

Career Services Office – Upcoming Deadlines Public Policy Handbook (11/20/20 Updates)

The following government programs have deadlines coming up in the next few weeks. You can view upcoming deadlines for Public Policy Handbook here, but to view the details of these programs, please refer to the online 2020-2021 Public Policy Handbook. To obtain handbook access, go to the Resource Library on Atlas and click on Government and…

Career Services Office – Applying for the Diplomatic Security Special Agent Position (Facebook Live)

Facebook LiveApplying for the Diplomatic Security Special Agent PositionNovember 24, 2020 – 1:00pm PT Interested in serving your country as a Diplomatic Security Special Agent? Join Diplomat in Residence Micaela Schweitzer-Bluhm for a talk with DS Supervisory Special Agent Kala Bokelman about the process of applying to become a DS…

Career Services Office – Upcoming Deadlines Government Honors & Internship Handbook (11/20/20 Updates)

The following government programs have deadlines coming up in the next few weeks. You can view upcoming deadlines for Government Honors and Internships here, but to view the details of these programs, please refer to the online 2020-2021 Government Honors & Internship Handbook. To obtain handbook access, go to the…

Career Services Office – Upcoming Deadlines Public Policy Handbook (11/20/20 Updates)

The following government programs have deadlines coming up in the next few weeks. You can view upcoming deadlines for Public Policy Handbook here, but to view the details of these programs, please refer to the online 2020-2021 Public Policy Handbook. To obtain handbook access, go to the Resource Library on Atlas and click on Government and…