(Sept. 28, 2011) -- The UTSA Institute for Law and Public Affairs (ILPA) will host the seventh annual UTSA Law School Fair from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday, Oct. 3 at the University Center on the UTSA Main Campus. The fair is open to anyone who wants to learn about law schools across the nation and how to apply. The event is sponsored by the ILPA and the Southwest Association of Pre-Law Advisors.
This year's fair will include representatives from 100 of the nation's law schools. Exhibitors will provide information about pre-law academic preparation, law school admission, law school financing and benefits of the various law schools.
ILPA aims to enhance pre-law educational opportunities and increase the number of Texas students who gain admission to and excel in high-quality law schools. Since the institute's inception, students have been accepted at more than 150 law schools and enrolled in numerous diverse law schools across the country including Harvard; University of California, Berkeley; Columbia; Georgetown; State University of New York, Buffalo; Michigan; Michigan State; Oklahoma; Denver; Idaho; Iowa; Wisconsin; Hofstra; Ave Maria; Syracuse, City University of New York and all nine law schools in Texas.
The ILPA Summer Law School Preparation Academy encompasses 12 hours of coursework designed to hone the analytical, critical-reading skills and writing skills that students need to perform successfully. Students who complete the 12 hours of coursework receive the UTSA Certificate in Legal Reasoning.
Students are invited to a semi-formal, dinner banquet with an awards presentation and dancing. Keynote speaker will be San Antonio City Councilman William Cruz Shaw. Tickets must be purchased by Feb 19 at Roadrunner Express. UTSA students are $15 and guests are $20.
H-E-B Student Union Ballroom (HSU 1.104/1.106), Main Campus
Dr. Don Jenkins from UT Health SA will lead this event UTSA with up to 30 certified STB trainers, and train up to 300 UTSA students and personnel in stop the bleed methods.
H-E-B Student Union Ballroom (HSU 1.106), Main Campus
Get to know more about the Bexar County Criminal District Court candidates' stance on the issues before voting in the primary election on March 6.
Buena Vista Street Building, Aula Canaria (BVB 1.328), Downtown Campus
As part of RecycleMania,UTSA will provide sensitive document shredding services for the UTSA community. Bring documents to the parking lot between Student Union & Ximenes Avenue Garage. Document pick up also available for the Downtown and Hemisfair Campuses.
H-E-B Student Union parking lot, Main Campus
Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Koichiro Bansho will speak the importance of the Japan-U.S. relations from the historical and security perspectives. He will go over the history and future of the alliance between the two countries.
H-E-B Student Union, Travis Room (HSU 2.202), Main Campus
This panel discussion includes professionals from various careers and fields talking about maintaining a black identity in professional spaces.
Student Union Denman Room (SU 2.01.28), Main Campus
The Faculty Center presents geneticist, anthropologist, author & entrepreneur Spencer Wells. Join us for a talk about how our DNA informs the way our ancestors populated the planet and how research can change industry and perceptions.
Student Union Retama Auditorium (SU 2.02.02), Main Campus
Come hear this geneticist, anthropologist, author and entrepreneur speak about "The Human Journey: A Genetic Odyssey." The lecture is free and open to the public.
Student Union, Retama Auditorium (SU 2.02.02), Main Campus
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