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Monthly Archives: May 2009

A Fun Scholarship Opportunity !

Access Group wants to make you aware of a scholarship contest we’re holding specifically for law students. This year, our “My Inspiration” contest is calling for current and entering law students to create and submit a brief video describing what inspired them to pursue a legal career. Our Access Group panel of judges will choose […]

Memorial Day Holiday

Today is our Memorial Day holiday . . . and it is a picture perfect day in Vermont. Sunny with temps in the mid-60’s and a nice breeze. (In my next life, I should be a weather person). I made a promise to self not to work today – with the exception of this blog […]


Yesterday was commencement. As always, it was so moving. All who process (faculty, trustees, new graduates, 25th anniversary class), all line up on campus and are led by bagpipes down the street to the town green. The sidewalks are lined with cheering families with their cameras. The speaker was Frances Bieneke, president of the Natural […]

VLS Climate Legacy Initiative

The Climate Legacy Initiative has been active at VLS for about 2 years now. The director is Prof. Burns Weston, a nationally renowned specialist in International Human Rights. For several years, he as split his time between Iowa and VLS. Professor Weston is receiving an honorary degree from VLS at commencement next week.The Associate Director […]

Another year is coming to an end . . . already

At the law school we are in the middle of final exams for the spring semester. It is eerily quiet, but you can feel the stress of students walking through the campus. From my office, I watch them coming and going. I can always tell when a paper is due; car doors are slamming on […]