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Week of 12.9.19

Good morning!  We are in the home stretch of the semester! Classes end on Tuesday, and finals begin Friday. Wishing you all calm moments during this busy time. Read below for the latest Law School news. 

The Latest News
Non-profit offers residents of Western Manor Apts help with expenses, renters

Congratulations to 3Ls Sam McNally and Dave Lanoie, who worked with Rodney Gadson and the Board of Directors to form the South Bend Tenant Association. McNally and Lanoie are both students in the Community Development Clinic. Read more in this WSBT story.  
3L Katie Peachman wins scholarship from AccessLex

Katie recently won a $5,000 scholarship from AccessLex, a nonprofit organization that ND Law School partners with to provide free one-on-one financial counseling that is designed specifically for law students. Read more here.
Students in Jon Hannah's Philanthropy and Society class award grants to local nonprofits 

This semester Jon taught Philanthropy and Society, the first time it was offering at the University. The class is sponsored by a nonprofit called the Philanthropy Lab, and they grant the money for the students to give to the community. Read more here and here.
This Week's Events

Tuesday, December 10
Last Class Day

Wednesday, December 11
Faculty Meeting, 12:30-3:30 p.m., Faculty Meeting Room

Thursday, December 12
All Law School Christmas Reception, 4:30-6:30, Smith Ballroom, Morris Inn

Friday, December 13
Exams Begin

Main Building Christmas Reception, 2:00-4:30 p.m., Main Building
Around the Watercooler

The Return of the Cookie Exchange!

The Law School's Cookie Exchange is making a comeback this year! Join other members of the faculty and staff on Wednesday, December 18 at 12:30 p.m. in the Faculty Meeting Room. Bring at least 3 dozen of your cookies, and plan to bring a container to take home your goodies in. Pizza will also be served.
This Advent, join the Alumni Association and ND family on a digital campus pilgrimage. Each day, watch as students, faculty, and staff lead us to campus locations they find sacred and meaningful — from the Basilica and benches, to stadiums and statues. Visit to learn more about the many ways you can follow along and participate.
Ali Wruble's nonprofit organization FANS will host a fundraiser at Flat Top Grill on Tuesday, Dec. 17. Tickets include admission, a dinner bowl, and a soft drink.
Visit this website for more information and to purchase tickets.
Have a great week!

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