Afghan Refugee Donation Campaign
Friday, October 1 - Friday, October 29
1pm - 2pm
Law School, Lobby: Tabling Daily

Afghan Refugee Donation Campaign will be tabling daily in the Law School lobby. We are seeking physical donations as well as promoting vetted organizations for monetary donations. We also have information at the table to support W&M Immigration Law Clinic

Exoneree Guest Speaker to talk to W&M Innocence Club and W&M community
Saturday, October 2
Sadler Center, Tidewater Hall

In honor of National Wrongful Conviction Day on October 2nd, join the W&M Innocence Club to hear from the Innocence Project's exoneree, Marvin Anderson, about his harrowing experience and then his amazing journey towards forgiveness and redemption. 

Test Anxiety Workshop
Monday, October 4
12:15pm - 12:45pm
via Zoom

Have you struggled with taking exams? Do you feel that your test performance would improve if you had a better approach for managing your thinking and emotions around tests?

    International Law Mixer and Q&A
    Monday, October 4
    1pm - 2pm
    Law School, TBD (Note: this is an outdoor event)

    A meet-and-greet event to connect with fellow law students interested in international law and distinguished professors who teach diverse areas of international law.

    JD/MBA Dual Degree Student Panel - Hosted by OCS and Business Law Society
    Tuesday, October 5

    Ever wondered what it would be like to get an MBA while in law school? Come learn the advantages of adding an MBA and find out what you should consider!

    Zoom link:

    Living with Chronic Illness Support Group: Every Tuesday 2pm-2:45pm
    Tuesday, October 5 - Tuesday, December 14
    2pm - 2:45pm
    via Zoom

    This supportive outreach group will provide an outlet for students who are living with chronic illness and trying to navigate day to day life.

      SIPS Guest Speaker: Brian Focarino
      Thursday, October 7
      12:50pm - 1:50pm
      Law School, Room 134

      SIPS is hosting W&M alumn, Brian Focarino, for an in-person guest speaker event. 

        WLS + H4TG: Run for the Hills 5K Run/Walk
        Saturday, October 9
        8am - 9am
        New Town, Williamsburg (or Virtually)

        On Saturday, 10/9, Here for the Girl's annual "Run for the Hills" charity 5k will be taking place in New Town, Williamsburg. Sign up to join Women's Law Society's team to run/walk with us whether in-person or virtually! 

        William & Mary Hillel Homecoming Brunch
        Sunday, October 10
        9am - 11am
        Shenkman Jewish Center, Back of building

        Come meet Hillel staff and visit the new Shenkman Jewish Center. 

        Commencement Ceremony 1
        Sunday, October 10
        9:30am - 11:30am
        Kaplan Arena
        Masks required to enter Kaplan Arena
        Test Anxiety Workshop
        Monday, October 11
        4:15pm - 4:45pm
        via Zoom

        Have you struggled with taking exams? Do you feel that your test performance would improve if you had a better approach for managing your thinking and emotions around tests?

          Honor Council Outlining Information Session
          Monday, October 11
          6pm - 7pm

          The Honor Council is hosting an Outlining Information Session via zoom.  

            NTT Opening & Closing Workshop
            Tuesday, October 12
            12:50pm - 1:50pm
            Law School, Zoom

            The W&M National Trial Team is hosting an opening and closing workshop in preparation for our Selection Tournament (11/1 - 11/11).  Participants will be taught how to give an opening and closing statement. We look forward to seeing you all there!

              The Common Law feat. Prof. McSweeney
              Tuesday, October 12
              5pm - 6pm

              Join the Legal History Society and Professor McSweeney as he teaches us about the history of the Common Law! 

                W&M Moot Court Team - Interest Meeting
                Wednesday, October 13
                1pm - 1:50pm

                Learn about the Team, the tryout tournament (Bushrod Tournament), and our Fall events!

                  Frank Samolis Discussion on U.S. Trade Law
                  Thursday, October 21
                  1pm - 2pm

                  Frank Samolis, Co-Chair of Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP's International Trade Practice Group, will provide an overview of the current state of U.S. trade law and policy, followed by a Q&A session.

                  Exhibit Opening Reception: Pu-Kao Chen Thoughts of 1923 US & W&M 
                  Friday, October 22
                  4pm - 5pm
                  Swem Library, Lobby, 1st floor

                  Join us to celebrate the installation of the exhibit, "The Asian Centennial at William & Mary: Pu Kao Chen 1923" curated by Sumie Yotsukura '22 and assisted by Brian Zhao '23. An opening reception will be held on Friday, Oct. 22 from 4-5 p.m. in Swem.

                  Hikes with Hounds
                  Saturday, October 23
                  11am - 2pm
                  Waller Mill Park

                  Come join the Student Environmental and Animal Law Society for the return of our annual Hikes with Hounds event! We will be enjoying nature with a leisurely hike at Waller Mill Park. Dog parents are highly encouraged to bring their pups!

                    Student Bar Association Fall Formal 
                    Saturday, October 23
                    7:30pm - 11pm
                    Martha Wren Briggs Amphitheatre at Lake Matoaka

                    SBA is hosting the Fall Formal, an opportunity for law students of every class to dress up and enjoy a night of music, dancing, and socializing.

                    Tickets will be sold during the lunch hour on October 11th, 12th, 13th, 20th, and 21st.

                    Placing Connection Above Perfection
                    Wednesday, October 27
                    McLeod Tyler Wellness Center, via Zoom

                    A Presentation and discussion to address ways to use the strength of relationships to counter the negative effects of perfectionism

                      ABC's of Stress Management
                      Friday, October 29
                      McLeod Tyler Wellness Center, Studio B

                      Develop coping strategies to reduce stress and prevent significant stress in the future.


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                        Ongoing Events

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                        18th Annual Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Conference
                        Thursday, September 30 - Friday, October 1
                        6:30pm - 4:15pm
                        Law School, In-person & virtual attendance options

                        The William & Mary Law School Property Rights Project will host the 18th annual Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Conference on September 30-October 1, 2021.

                        Resilience Strategies: Deliberate Resilience Training Methods
                        Thursday, September 30 - Tuesday, October 5
                        12pm - 12:45pm
                        via Zoom

                        This 3-part series will focus on identifying and practicing strategies to enhance, refine, or rework resilience factors so you can cope and thrive in challenging environments.

                        Virginia Bar Association - Interest Meeting
                        Wednesday, October 6 - Wednesday, October 6
                        1pm - 1:50pm

                        Join the VBA on Wednesday, October 6th, to learn more about the VBA Law School Council, upcoming networking and interview prep events, as well as 1L and 2L opportunities to get involved.