October 26, 2017

CLR - Colorado Practice Research

Monday, October 23, 2017
Location: Law 212

When confronting state-specific issues, you rely heavily on state practice materials from your jurisdiction. This class will introduce the key practice resources attorneys use frequently so you can dive right into any state law issue and be efficient and effective in your research.

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Grad Vendor Days!

Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Location: Student Street

Graduation Vendor Days are coming up October 24-26th for December and May graduates. Reservations must be made for:

1. Photos for the Class of 2018 Framed Composite Photo: Failure to have your photo taken at October or February Grad Vendor Days will result in not being included in the Class of 2018 Framed Photo.
2. Fingerprinting for the Colorado Bar Exam application.

MAY GRADUATES: Yes, please do these tasks now, especially if you anticipate not being able to attend February Graduation Vendor Days (e.g. Semester in Practice students). Remember: Failure to have your photo taken at October or February Grad Vendor Days will result in not being included in the Class of 2018 Framed Photo

DECEMBER GRADUATES: December Graduation is not a formal commencement ceremony. It is a reception followed by a brief ceremony where names are read. Graduation regalia is not part of December Graduation. All December Graduates are welcome to participate in the May 2018 Commencement Ceremony.

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The 7th World Annual Congress of Nano Science & Technology - 2017

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at 8:00am - Thursday, October 26, 2017 at 6:00pm
Location: 1

The 7th Annual World Congress of Nano Science and Technology-2017 (Nano S&T-2017) will be held in Japan during October 24-26, 2017. It covers all frontier topics in advanced nanomaterials, nanoelectronics, applications of nanotechnology, nanomedicine and biomaterials, etc. The aim of the conference is to bring together leading scientists, researchers, engineers, practitioners, technology developers and policy makers from multidisciplinary research and application areas to exchange information on their latest research progress and innovation, to discuss the benefits of Nanotechnology and materials science in their research and development efforts to advance the networking, and collaborating between different academia, research and market leaders in the field. Participants from the top international academic, government and private industry labs of different disciplines participate in Nano S&t-2017 to identify new technology trends, development tools, R&D collaborations, and commercialization partners. It provides an unprecedented .opportunity and effective platform for institutions and industries to share ideas and discover innovation in the area of nanotechnology and develop new business opportunities.

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Let's Talk: Counseling for Students Every Thursday

Thursday, October 26, 2017 at 11:45am - 1:15pm
Location: Law 314

In collaboration with DU’s Health and Counseling Center, Student Affairs is offering Denver Law students in all degree programs the opportunity to drop in to speak with an on-call counselor, every Thursday this semester.

Sessions will be held in the Reflection Room (314) from 11:45 to 1:15. Signing up is not required. Students will be seen on a first-come, first-serve basis.

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Tax Reform and More

Thursday, October 26, 2017 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Location: Law 290

Episode Two: Executive Orders, Health Care Related Issues, and the Republican “Framework”
A comparison of proposals, winners and losers, and challenges to enacting real tax reform.

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How Diversity Drives Innovation

Thursday, October 26, 2017 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Law 125

Join an entrepreneur, venture capitalist, professor, and Venture Law Society for lunch and a stimulating conversation! Research proves that diversity drives innovation in all companies – from startups to the Fortune 500 – where an inclusive environment stimulates immense growth. Our panelists will discuss how this works, through: management styles, investor strategies, and legal considerations.

Date: Thursday, 10/26 from 12pm-1pm
Where: Sturm College of Law, Room 125
Who: Law students and MBA students
What: lunch panel, including lunch from Maria Empanadas (first come, first served)

Panelists include:

Elaine Marino, Founder of Equili. Equili brings diversity to the tech industry through speaking engagements, workshops, transformative events, app challenges, and community building.

Carolyn Goltra, Director of Operation at Women’s Investor Network, Rockies Venture Club; and Owner at Gaslight Square LLC. Women’s Investment Network (WIN), is an arm of the Rockies Venture Club focused on empowering women investors, entrepreneurs and the next generation of girls.

Dr. Aimee Hamilton, Professor at Daniel’s College of Business. Professor Hamilton’s research interests include identity, image and reputation, as well as fluid organizing and sustained innovation in organizations.

Professor Patience Crowder (moderator), Associate Professor at Community Economic Development Clinic at Sturm College of Law. Professor Crowder’s scholarship examines the impact of contract, corporate, and local government law in transactional advocacy for the public interest, particularly the revitalization of inner-city and underserved communities.

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National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Thursday, October 26, 2017 at 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: Law 340

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). NDEAM is a national campaign that raises awareness about disability employment issues and celebrates the many and varied contributions of America’s workers with disabilities. The theme for 2017 is “Inclusion Drives Innovation.” In honor of the month DU’s Human Resources and Inclusive Community has teamed up with the Disability Services Program to host a screening of the film “Lives Worth Living”.

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Starting a Career in Intellectual Property

Thursday, October 26, 2017 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: 259

Join us to hear our panelists’ stories and learn what the Denver landscape in IP looks like today. See what a typical day looks like and discover the common obstacles that occur within the first few years.


  • Betsy Bengtson – Trademark Associate, Holland & Hart LLP
  • Nicole Tachibana – Corporate Counsel, Privacy and Security Legal at Oracle
  • Erica Gordon – Associate, Setter Roche LLP
  • Amy Deveraux – Patent Agent, Holzer Patel Drennan
  • David Ratner – Principal, Creative Law Network (Emphasis in Entertainment, Intellectual Property and Business)

Lunch will be provided from The Corner Bakery.

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