Thursday, April 18, 2013

          UC Hastings Sees Dramatic Increase in Grant Awards

          Grant awards at UC Hastings College of the Law have exceeded $1 million this fiscal year, a 48 percent increase over the last year.

          Leading grant makers, including the MacArthur Foundation, the Rockefeller Family Fund, and the Leon A. & Esther F. Blum Foundation, recognize the impact of the College's high-quality academic program based on scholarship, teaching, and research, and engagement with the legal and advocacy community. 

          The largest of these awards are MacArthur Foundation grants totaling nearly $500,000 in support of the groundbreaking work conducted by the UC Hastings Center for Gender & Refugee Studies. Private foundation support enables the College to thoroughly prepare its graduates for a profession with continuously changing demands and needs. For more information about grants at UC Hastings, please contact Beverly Parayno at 415.581.8820 or paraynob@uchastings.edu

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          Monday, January 23, 2017

          A Class Above: Professor David Takacs receives 2016 Rutter Award for Teaching Excellence

          Friends, colleagues, alumni, students, and other members of the UC Hastings community gathered to celebrate Professor Takacs as the winner of the 2016 Rutter Award for Teaching Excellence.
          Tuesday, January 17, 2017

          Professor Leo Martinez Elected Fellow of American College of Coverage and Extracontractual Counsel

          One of only five academics in elite organization focused on the creative, ethical, and efficient adjudication of insurance coverage and extra-contractual disputes, peer-provided scholarship, professional coordination and the improvement of the relationship between and among its diverse members.
          Thursday, January 12, 2017

          ‘She taught me the meaning of true bravery’: 2L Kelsey Campbell advocates for refugee legislation

          Former Pentagon foreign policy advisor and Air Force veteran promotes visa programs to protect refugees, like her friend Sura, who supported U.S. Armed Forces as interpreters.
          Thursday, January 05, 2017

          How to Ask a Question: Renowned trial attorney Shanin Specter brings his expertise back to UC Hastings

          Whether to capture the attention of a jury, conduct a deposition, or even order a Starbucks, Shanin Specter shares his experience on the best way to ask and answer a question in his upcoming “How to Ask a Question” course at UC Hastings.
          Tuesday, January 03, 2017

          1L Ryan Khojasteh Appointed to San Francisco Immigrant Rights Commission

          “It's for my generation to rise up, to play our part, and to allow other people to have hope,” says Khojasteh, son of immigrants.
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