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Fall 2017

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The Nebraska Transcript, Fall 2017, Vol. 50, No. 2


©2017 The Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska.


Dean’s Message

New Schmid Clinic Building enhances College's ability to provide students with hands-on legal education

Susan Poser's portrait joins those of fellow deans

Donors make the Marvin & Virginia Schmid Clinic Building a reality

Nebraska Law's new Children's Justice Clinic trains students to advocate for state's youth

Preeta Bansal delivers spring commencement address

Client Counseling Competition: From an excuse to hang out to win after win

Jenna Cope and Kari Schmitz are the 2017 ABA Law Student Division Client Counseling Competition National Champions.

Nebraska Law garners team, individual honors in INADR Law School Mediation Tournament

Nebraska Law team places second in North America in Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition

Alex Engelkamp wins Employees Benefits Writing Competition

Reynaga wins UNL Spirit of Service Student Award

Four themes emerge at College's Women's Leadership Conference.

Faculty Notes: Professor Craig Lawson closes chapter, begins new one focused on hobbies, people he loves.

Professor Matthew Schaefer awarded international trade law professorship.

Remembering Wallace Rudolph.

Medill receives John E. Weaver Award for Teaching Excellence.

Alumni/Student Mentoring — Program positively impacts student experiences; helps alumni stay connected.

Alumna Tracy Dixon finds success in practice and in fiction writing.

Shavers, Collingsworth, Scudder, Blackburn honored at 2017 Alumni Council Awards Luncheon.

AlumNotes •

In Memoriam: Carl H. “Ky” Rohman, ’47; John M. Brower, ’51; Wayne Wickenkamp, ’52; Stuart Vahlcamp Reynolds, ’53; Sidney H. Sweet, ’58; Stephen P. Finn, ’61; Samuel Van Pelt, ’61; John William DeCamp, ’67; Miriam Morgan Schneider, ’70; Thomas Lee Kovanda, ’81; Christopher A. (Chris) Johnson, ’93

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