Virginia Law Related Education Institute Mock Trial Competition
Saturday, April 1 - Sunday, April 2
Law School, Lobby & McGlothlin Courtroom

This weekend, on Saturday and Sunday, April 1 & 2, the Center for Legal and Court Technology (CLCT) will host mock trial teams from Virginia high schools in a tournament sponsored by the Virginia Law Related Education Institute.

    Citizen Lawyers: Week of Caring
    Saturday, April 1 - Sunday, April 9
    Law School

    The George Wythe Society for Citizen Lawyers is excited to announce a partnership with Doctors? Commons Legal History Society for this year?s Week of Caring! The week is marked by service opportunities and events at the law school and main campus. 

      Ali's Run 5K Run/Walk 
      Saturday, April 1
      10am - 12pm
      Law School, Lobby

      The 13th Annual Ali's 5K Run/Walk sponsored by the Bone Marrow Drive organization at William & Mary Law School. This race is in memory of Ali Kaplan to benefit the national bone marrow donor program through Be the Match Foundation's bone marrow registry.

        US Trade Policies: Where We've Been, Where We Are Going and How To Get Back On Track
        Tuesday, April 4
        Law School, RM 127

        Human Security Law Center invites you to join us for former U.S. Ambassador to Belize, Vinai Thummalapally's talk on US Trade Policies: Where We've Been, Where We Are Going and How to Get Back On Track. Pizza will be served. 

          Second Spring 2017 eLearning Workshop - "Beyond Blackboard"                    
          Wednesday, April 5
          12pm - 1pm
          Swem Library, Ford Classroom
          Beyond Blackboard: Expanding Your Web-Based Teaching, Strategies, and Tools
            Introductory Forest Mindfulness Walk:  A Path to Health and Resilience (open to all)
            Wednesday, April 5
            5:30pm - 6:30pm
            The Bee McLeod Recreation Center, Out front (please be prompt)
            Would you like to add something restorative to this month, this semester, this year? We invite everyone (particularly staff and faculty) to partake in this practical application of meditation and mindfulness to the daily activity of walking.
              Second Spring 2017 eLearning Workshop - "Beyond Blackboard"             
              Thursday, April 6
              9:30am - 10:30am
              Swem Library, Ford Classroom
              "Beyond Blackboard": Expanding Your Web-Based Teaching, Strategies, and Tools
                Integrative Diversity & Inclusion Forum
                Thursday, April 6
                11am - 12:30pm
                Sadler Center, Chesapeake Rooms
                Join campus and community leaders to discuss the ways that peer educators at William & Mary can collaboratively approach topics of health & wellness from the lens of diversity & inclusion. 
                  WLS and Skadden Present: Career Advice from Women in Practice
                  Thursday, April 6
                  12:50pm - 1:50pm
                  Law School

                  Join WLS and a panel of female attorneys from Skadden?s DC office for a discussion of different career paths and what it is like to be a woman in the legal profession. Baker?s Crust will be served for Lunch!

                    Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Talk with Jay Sinha '12
                    Thursday, April 6
                    12:50pm - 2pm
                    Law School, Room 124

                    Jay Sinha '12, Senior Privacy Consultant at Booz Allen Hamilton, will be speaking during the lunch hour to talk about his career in privacy and cybersecurity law and the future of the profession. His presentation will be in Room 124 at 12:50 on 4/6. 

                      The Past, Present and Future of the Middle East: The James A. Bill Memorial Conference
                      Friday, April 7
                      8:30am - 5pm
                      School of Education, Dogwood Room

                      The James A. Bill Memorial Conference honors the Reves Center's Founding Director and brings renowned scholars and experts from the fields of international relations, diplomacy,  journalism and history to share insights and perspective on the Middle East.

                        Conference: "Morality, Markets, and Contract Law"
                        Friday, April 7
                        9am - 3:30pm
                        Law School, Room 127

                        The Center for the Study of Law and Markets will host its first conference on April 7 titled "Morality, Markets, and Contract Law."

                          BLSA's Annual Oliver Hill Scholarship Brunch 
                          Saturday, April 8
                          Location not specified

                          The W.C. Jefferson Black Law Students Association at William & Mary is excited to announce our 22nd Annual Oliver Hill Scholarship Brunch.  This year's brunch will be held at Kingsmill Resort on Saturday, April 8, 2017 at 9:30am. 

                            Law Cappella Spring Concert
                            Saturday, April 8
                            7pm - 8pm
                            Law School, Room 119

                            Join Law Cappella for their Spring Concert this Saturday, April 8th in Room 119 (law school). Admission is free!

                              The Washington Home of the Philippine Suffrage Movement
                              Monday, April 10
                              2pm - 3pm
                              Andrews Hall, Room 101

                              ?The Washington Home of the Philippine Suffrage Movement?  

                              A lecture honoring the esteemed group of women Filipino suffragists and independence fighters

                              Monday, April 10
                              2:00 -3:00 PM
                              Andrews Hall, Room 101

                              *Free Banh Mi Sandwiches to First 30 Attendees!

                                Rethinking the Holocaust: Lecture by Professor Jeremy Black, University of Exeter
                                Monday, April 10
                                Tucker Hall, 127A

                                The Reves Center presents historian and author Jeremy Black for a lecture entitled Rethinking the Holocaust.

                                  WLS's Panel on Work Life Balance
                                  Tuesday, April 11
                                  12:50pm - 1:50pm
                                  Law School, Room 141

                                   Join William and Mary's Women's Law Society during the lunch hour on Tuesday, April 11 for a fun and insightful panel discussion on how to balance a legal career and personal life. The event will take place in Room 141. Lunch will be provided!

                                    Tools for Going "Beyond Blackboard"  -  Second Spring 2017 eLearning Lab
                                    Thursday, April 13
                                    10am - 1pm
                                    Swem Library, Ford Classroom

                                    Faculty are invited to attend our second eLearning Lab where we will be taking a hands-on approach to explore and discuss digital tools that allow you to go "Beyond Blackboard: Expanding Your Web-Based Teaching, Strategies, and Tools".

                                      Lunch and learn: Author, Attorney and Human Rights Activist Qasim Rashid
                                      Thursday, April 13
                                      12:50pm - 1:45pm
                                      Law School, Room 124

                                      Please join MLSA and the Mediation Society to meet author, attorney and human rights activist Qasim Rashid as he shares lessons he has learned from advocacy and how his personal ethics have impacted his work. Lunch (not pizza) will be served!

                                        How the Public Perceives Foreign Aid: Research Methods Roundtable Series
                                        Thursday, April 13
                                        3:30pm - 4:30pm
                                        James Blair Hall, Room 221

                                        Guest lecture by Burcu Bayram, who is currently doing cutting-edge work investigating how the public perceives foreign aid and is working on a policy-relevant project on how foreign aid projects are communicated to the public.

                                          W&M Earth Week: Kick-off to KelRae Farm
                                          Saturday, April 15
                                          3pm - 8pm
                                          Commons Dining Hall

                                          Open Only to W&M. 

                                          Kick-off Earth Week 2017 with an introduction to sustainability, composting tour of Commons Dining, and a visit to KelRae Farm! Register for free here. Check out the Earth Week Facebook page here

                                            W&M Earth Week: Leave No Trace Awareness Workshop
                                            Monday, April 17
                                            12pm - 3pm
                                            Crim Dell Meadow

                                            Open to W&M and the Public.

                                            Join the Tribe Adventure Program for a Leave No Trace Awareness Workshop in the Crim Dell Meadow, April 17th from 12-3pm. Check out the Earth Week Facebook page here

                                              Lecture by Professor Barak D. Richman: Should We Subject Religion to Market Forces?
                                              Monday, April 17
                                              12:50pm - 2pm
                                              Law School, Room 124

                                              Professor Richman will present a lecture as a guest of the Center for the Study of Law and Markets titled ?Should We Subject Religion to Market Forces?  Examining the Economics of Judaism.? Admission is free & all welcome.

                                                Democracy Under Surveillance: A Conversation With Edward Snowden
                                                Tuesday, April 18
                                                3pm - 4pm
                                                Sadler Center, Commonwealth Auditorium

                                                Col. (Ret.) Lawrence Wilkerson and Mr. Edward Snowden (via livestream) will discuss global surveillance, the role of intelligence in national security, and the intricate balance between privacy, security, the media and the protection of civil rights.


                                                  HOPE Presents: Take Back the Night
                                                  Thursday, April 20
                                                  Andrews Hall, Room 101

                                                  Join HOPE and the William & Mary community at Take Back the Night, a night that is dedicated to the support and healing of survivors of sexual assault. The event will feature personal testimonies, poetry, and a candlelight vigil. 

                                                    Take Back the Night: A Faculty/Staff Response
                                                    Thursday, April 20
                                                    7pm - 9pm
                                                    Andrews Hall, Room 101

                                                    Join other members of W&M's faculty and staff as we support students and ourselves on this important evening focused on supporting survivors and preventing future sexual assaults from occurring.  This is a two-part event (see within).

                                                      Marginality by Design: An Asian American Perspective
                                                      Friday, April 21
                                                      12pm - 1pm
                                                      Boswell Hall (formerly Morton Hall), Room 314

                                                      Marginality by Design: An Asian American Perspective
                                                      by Dr. Chinua Akimaro Thelwell 

                                                      Addressing social marginalization in Asian American Studies

                                                      DATE | Friday, April 21 
                                                      TIME | 12 -1 PM
                                                      LOCATION | Morton 314

                                                      *Free Banh Mi Sandwiches to First 30 Attendees

                                                        Monarchs & Music - Earth Day Festival
                                                        Saturday, April 22
                                                        11am - 3pm
                                                        Sadler Center
                                                        EVERYONE is invited to celebrate Earth Day with music, monarch butterflies, food, W&M President Taylor Reveley and the Lorax, and more, on Sadler Terrace and in the Sadler Center. 
                                                          Tree Dedication in Memory of Sharon Coles-Stewart J.D. '75
                                                          Saturday, April 22
                                                          3pm - 4:30pm
                                                          Law School, Courtyard of the Hixon Center

                                                          The Virginia Coastal Policy Center (VCPC) is hosting a tree dedication ceremony in honor of Sharon Coles-Stewart J.D. '75 in the courtyard of the James A. and Robin L. Hixon Center for Experiential Learning and Leadership at William & Mary Law School.


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