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October 2, 2014
As part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, St. John’s students, faculty, and staff will participate once again in the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer (MSABC) walk, an opportunity to honor survivors, raise awareness, and raise funds for research.
October 1, 2014
On Friday, October 10, 2014, the Ronald H. Brown Center for Civil Rights and Economic Development will team with the University of Houston Law Center to host a one-day East Coast regional symposium marking the 25th anniversary of the National Bar Association’s (NBA) Wiley A. Branton Issues Symposium. The symposium will address the topic of "Education: The New Civil Right."
October 1, 2014
Looking back on his upbringing in the former Czechoslovakia, Zdenko Durove credits his parents for giving him a typical childhood. From his early education, to his musical pursuits in a rock band, to earning his LL.B. and LL.M. from Matej Bel University, School of Law, EU in Slovakia, he moved through life with a solid sense of his abilities. So, when he decided to continue his legal studies in the United States, the only person who expressed surprise was the eye doctor who, in advance of surgery, asked Zdenko who would sign his pre-op paperwork. Since Zdenko is legally blind, the doctor thought he couldn’t read or write. He was wrong.
September 29, 2014
Earlier this month, the Center for International and Comparative Law opened its annual Global Issues Series with a talk on “The Global Law Firm.” by Richard F. Hans ’93, managing partner of DLA Piper’s New York office.
September 26, 2014
Education is one of society’s most effective tools for achieving social justice, said author and activist Jim Ziolkowski as he addressed more than 500 students, faculty, and administrators on September 23 as part of St. John’s University’s 20th Annual Founder’s Week.