Even a foot of snow couldn’t keep Law School staff from moving its Carlisle operations back to its historic location on the corner of College and South streets this past weekend. On Monday, December 21, after spending more than two years in transition space at 1170 Harrisburg Pike, Law School faculty and staff once again reported for work at West South Street. Classes will begin in Lewis Katz Hall on January 11, 2010.
On Thursday, January 28, Penn State Law Review will host "Of Hope and Humility: Christian Realism, Immigration Reform, and Executive Leadership," the next event in its Scholarly Dialogues series, which provides students with the opportunity to engage with professors concerning recent scholarship.
Penn State School of International Affairs Professor Richard Butler has accepted an invitation to the Global Zero Summit, a gathering of world leaders who seek to establish a nuclear-free world.
Penn State Law students, faculty and staff in Carlisle will enjoy a long-awaited gift this holiday season—the completion of Lewis Katz Hall and a move back to downtown Carlisle. This weekend the Law School will move Carlisle operations back to its historic location on the corner of College and South streets. Classes will begin in Lewis Katz Hall on January 11, 2010.
Professor Randall Robinson, author of the book an Unbroken Agony: Haiti from Revolution to the Kidnapping of a President, was interviewed on the PBS program Democracy Now about the Haitian earthquake crisis.
Professor Denis Simon of the School of International Affairs has accepted a two-year appointment as a member of the Advisory Board of the China Center for Public Leadership at the School of Public Policy and Management in Tsinghua University.
The New York Times has published the op-ed "Another Iranian Revolution? Not Likely" by Professor Flynt Leverett of Penn State's School of International Affairs.
From the latest on the admissibility of DNA evidence to conservation challenges presented by suburban sprawl, Penn State Law faculty scholars will share their scholarship and ideas on current legal trends. "Experience Penn State Law" is a speaker series designed to connect prospective law students to the faculty members whose scholarship and ideas are on the cutting edge of legal education. The public is welcome to attend the series, which kicks off on February 3 and will run every Wednesday from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Penn State Law facilities and via live Webcast.
Penn State Law Professor Stephen Ross' op-ed "Good legal advice could have kept Kelly" about University of Cincinnati's Head Football Coach Brian Kelly leaving the Bearcats has been published online by the Cincinnati Enquirer.