(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.
Tejana/Indígena author Ire'ne Lara Ailva will read from her latest work and discuss her approach to reimagining Tejan@ myths.
Main Building (MB 2.404), Main Campus
Muralist Crystal Arias will discuss her current mural "Cultivate the Past to Prestige" at La India Herbs and themes she utilizes in her other works.
McKinney Humanities Building (MH 3.02.26), Main Campus
The UTSA Department of Modern Languages and Literatures is a co-sponsor of the CARTA 19th Annual Conference. The group meets annually to exchange educational programs, ideas, and techniques and to network with other teachers of Russian. Registration required.
DoubleTree by Hilton, Downtown San Antonio
Into the Woods is a musically sophisticated show with a leaning towards dark comedy. Dr. William McCrary directs. $15 tickets $10 students military seniors 55+ with IDs $8 groups of ten or more in any price level. There will be a second show Sunday, April 2 at 3 p.m.
Arts Building, Recital Hall (ARTS 2.03.02), Main Campus
UTSA faculty, staff and students are members of the Helotes Area Community Band and are proud to present a special Tapestry of Concert Band Classics. The event is free and open to the community.
John Marshall High School Auditorium, 8000 Lobo Lane, San Antonio
A record number of candidates are running for the San Antonio City Council's District 5 seat. Come hear what they have to say. Event hosted by the UTSA College of Public Policy and League of Women Voters, in partnership with PASO and Alpha Phi Sigma.
Buena Vista Street Building, Aula Canaria (BVB 1.328), Downtown Campus
The former EPA Chief Statistician and current ASA president, Dr. Barry Nussbaum will talk about how statistics can make a big difference in influencing decisions and actions. Example include the court cases and material presented to the US president.
John Peace Library, Assembly Room (JPL 4.04.22), Main Campus
The UTSA African American Studies Program invites everyone to hear guest speaker Dr. Elaine Richardson, professor of literacy studies at The Ohio State University.
Durango Building, Southwest Room (DB 1.124), Downtown Campus
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