UCHastings Instagram

This year's incoming class hails from 100 different undergraduate schools, 23 different states, and nearly two dozen countries. You are also the most diverse incoming class in #UCHastings history. Welcome.
Instagram Photo Likes kyla_rowe, ayosh27, alexissonja and 32 others like this.
Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Condolences

On behalf of the Board of Directors, faculty and staff of University of California Hastings College of the Law, I express our deepest condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of U.S. Ambassador to Libya J. Christopher Stevens '89.

The Ambassador was performing the highest role that a lawyer is called upon to perform: public service. He and I communicated when he was appointed Ambassador. He had been looking forward to sharing his experiences with students when he returned.  Like everyone in our nation, we were shocked to learn of recent events. This is a tragedy. We mourn this loss.

Today at UC Hastings, the school is flying its flags at half-mast to honor Ambassador Stevens, and I have personally reached out to his family. Our students are planning a candlelight vigil, to be held 6:30 pm, Monday, September 17, outside Snodgrass Hall, 198 McAllister. They will provide an opportunity for individuals to write condolence cards to the Ambassador's family. Further details will be posted on our website.

Lastly, numerous people, including classmates, friends, colleagues, and those who knew of the Ambassador's relationship to the College, have contacted us about the possibilities of a memorial service or establishing a memorial fund in his memory. We plan to remember Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens, and we are determining how best to do so.

Please accept our sympathies.

Sincerely yours,

Frank H. Wu

Frank H. Wu
Chancellor & Dean
University of California Hastings College of the Law
 
Updated 9-14-12
Go to News Archive

Share this Story

Share via Facebook
Share via TwitterShare via EmailPrint Friendly Version

Other Recent Stories/ RSS

Friday, August 29, 2014

Q&A with Karen Musalo, Director of the Center for Gender and Refugee Studies

On August 26, the federal Board of Immigration Appeals issued a groundbreaking decision recognizing domestic violence as a basis for asylum.
Thursday, August 28, 2014

Thinkers & Doers: August 28, 2014

UC Hastings people in the news and making moves.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Justice for Man’s Best Friend

UC Hastings’ chapter of Animal Legal Defense Fund spearheads California Animal Law Symposium being held on Saturday, September 13, 2014.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014

The Legal Impact of the Fukushima Disaster

The UC Hastings East Asian Legal Studies Program presents "The Role of Law and Lawyers for Nuclear Disaster Victims: A UC Hastings-Waseda Symposium on the Legal Aftermath of the Fukushima-Daiichi Nuclear Power Station Disaster."
Friday, August 22, 2014

Welcoming the Class of 2017

Incoming class hails from 100 different undergraduate schools, 23 different states, and nearly two dozen countries; most diverse in UC Hastings’ history.
Go to News Archive